Ariel Winter, the 17 year old star of the TV hit, Modern Family, recently revealed that earlier this summer, she underwent breast reduction surgery. In her interview with Glamour Magazine, Ariel talks candidly about her decision to undergo breast reduction. Struggling with the emotional and physical burden of her size 32F breasts, Ariel made the decision to reduce her breasts to a more modest 34D. Like Ariel, many women understand the perils of a too-ample chest—as she said, “I was 15 years old with size F breasts… its like, ‘How do you navigate that?’”. Continue reading
Loose, dangling upper arm skin is a common concern for many individuals. Targeting the dreaded “bat wing”, Brachioplasty gives your arms a thinner, more toned appearance. Brachioplasty, more commonly known as an arm lift, removes excess skin from the upper arm. At Bajaj Plastic Surgery, Brachioplasty has been an ever popular procedure. Dr. Anu Bajaj was recently quoted in New You Magazine, explaining that more men and women are opting for an arm lift as they have become increasingly “aware that we can treat excess skin on the upper arm”.
With many different techniques available for breast reconstruction, it can be hard know to which one is best for you and your body. At Bajaj Plastic Surgeons, we understand that post-mastectomy, breast reconstruction can be an emotionally difficult and personal experience. Our doctors and staff strive to educate, guide, and support you through the reconstruction process. We offer an advanced form of breast reconstruction known as DIEP flap surgery.
When I see a new consult, I strive to ensure that my patients and their families have realistic expectations and a clear understanding of the risks involve with any surgical procedure. Managing patient expectations can be the most difficult and important aspect of a successful surgical procedure. In my practice as a plastic surgeon, I commonly hear many misconceptions from patients and their families regarding breast reconstruction after mastectomy, so I have tried to clarify some of these.