With all the negative stigma and rumors that are constantly floating around, patients are often discouraged or uneasy about pursuing cosmetic surgery procedures such as breast augmentation. Don’t let all the myths mislead you about the safety of a procedure you are considering.
Despite being the top rated procedure for patient satisfaction, there are many people often swayed away from the tummy tuck because of certain things that they may think or may have heard. It is time to clear up some of those misconceptions. Here are the three top myths about tummy tucks that […]
We all have sat through ridiculous infomercials claiming to be the solution to hiding that extra flab around the tummy, however, a new creation by 45-year-old mother of four, Karen Macauley, has been getting a lot of attention from the media. Introducing the brand new TumTape. Now, I have to […]
Now that you’ve got your perfect belly, here are a few tips to help you maintain your tummy tuck through the BBQs and sunbathing-filled days of sumer.
There’s a common misconception about the tummy tuck: that it’s an easy way out or a sign of weakness. The hard truth is that you can run a marathon every week and eat nothing but lean proteins and veggies, but if that extra skin left over after major weight-loss, pregnancy […]
An outpatient surgery with a quick recovery time, areola reduction can boost appearance and self-confidence Some women feel that their areolas — the ring of pigmented skin surrounding the nipple of the breast — are too big, puffy or prominent. Areolas can be made larger because of genetics, weight gain, […]
Inaugural BRA Day proceeds provide funding for breast reconstruction awareness, charitable care and research First launched in 2011 in Canada and on Oct. 17, 2012 in the US, Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day promotes education, awareness and access regarding post-mastectomy breast reconstruction through question and answer sessions, lectures, flash mobs, […]
New study from Australia finds that consistent, long-term use of sunscreen can help protect and keep skin youthful In terms of skin care, sunscreen might be the biggest bargain around. Not only has long-term use been shown to decrease the rate of skin cancer but a recent study in the […]
Actress, humanitarian and mother of six’s preventative mastectomy and reconstruction expands dialogue and raises awareness about women’s health Angelina Jolie’s preventative double mastectomy and subsequent breast reconstruction resulted in a firestorm of publicity. Not only did it create dialogue about what to do when testing positive for the defective BRCA […]
Here’s news that should raise some eyebrows…. Most patients undergoing an endoscopic brow lift are pleased with the results and would recommend the procedure, according to a recently published study in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery. The telephone survey, which examined satisfaction, recovery and outcomes, involved 57 patients who had undergone […]
Today more than ever, women have a choice as to what they can do regarding breast reconstruction. The two main procedures – implants and tissue flap procedures – include a range of options. Breast Implants Implants can either be filled with either a saline solution (most common) or silicone gel. […]
Social sites like Facebook and Twitter have become useful tools for the modern plastic surgery practice, according to a study published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. To find out more about the ways in which plastic surgeons use social media, doctors at UCLA sent anonymous surveys to over 5,000 plastic […]