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  • How Breast Reconstruction Surgery Has Evolved To Improve Cosmetic Outcomes

    Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Jim Namnoum shares insight on the evolution of breast surgery and how breast reconstruction surgery has advanced –plastic surgeons can now perform surgery without creating a debilitating injury in order to cure a patient of breast cancer. Breast reconstruction includes a variety of surgical procedures performed to restore the form and shape of the breast, following mastectomy or lumpectomy surgery. 

  • Three Surgical Approaches to Getting Rid of Man Boobs

    Gynecomastia, also referred to as man boobs, is the swelling of breast tissue in boys and men caused by an imbalance of the estrogen and testosterone hormones. In some cases, gynecomastia can be treated with medication, but in most instances surgical treatment is required. Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Brad Calobrace explains three methods of treating gynecomastia surgically. 

  • Three Reasons More Men Are Undergoing Plastic Surgery

    In 2013, Americans spent more money on aesthetic procedures since 2008. Dr. Grant Steven, a California based plastic surgeon, attributes this in part to the increase in number of men undergoing cosmetic surgery.  

    “Reality TV and the media in general have certainly heightened awareness of what can be done surgically and non-surgically,” notes Dr. Stevens. “Plastic surgery has become demystified taking away some of the negative stigma from having cosmetic procedures.” 

  • Factors That Contribute to a Successful Breast Augmentation Surgery

    Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Adam Schaffner discusses the tools and techniques for performing a successful breast augmentation procedure. “Breast surgery can be very complex and trying to achieve the results, especially subtle results, is both an art and a science,” notes. Dr. Schaffner. 

  • Six Reasons Why You Might Need a Breast Revision Surgery

    Breast revision surgery increased by 30% from 2013 to 2014 according to ASAPS annual statistics. Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Michael Edwards who is based in Las Vegas explains why breast revisions might be necessary despite best efforts and planning. 

  • How Fat Can Restore a Youthful Look to Your Eyes

    Years ago, the approach to restoring a youthful look to the eyes was to take away as much as possible, but this hallowed the upper eyelid giving patients a skeletal look; notes New York based plastic surgeon Oren Tepper, MD. 

    Today, most people are now approaching it with moderation making a nice skin excision to remove fat and building volume around the upper eye region.  

  • Breast Augmentation Using Your Body Fat

    For patients looking to enhance their breasts without necessarily enlarging them, fat grafting is an alternative to breast implants. The process involves harvesting fat from different parts of the body and processing it then injecting it into the breast tissue for enlargement, explains Louisiana based plastic surgeon, Dr. Kamran Khoobehi. 

  • Hair Restoration Techniques For A Natural, Fuller Head of Hair

    Hair loss has a significant impact on a person’s self-esteem and appearance. There are a variety factors that can contribute to this, such as family genetics, medications and treatments. Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Jack Fisher explains different techniques that can be used on patients experiencing hair loss.  

  • What is Asian Blepharoplasty?

    Asian blepharoplasty, also known as double eyelid surgery, is a surgical procedure to create an upper eyelid with a fold. Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Clyde Ishii attributes its rise in popularity among Asian women to western models. “The key with this operation is to make the patient look natural, and not overly westernized. If the surgeon has a clear understanding of what the patient wants, understands the anatomy, and how the operation is conducted, they can do a good job,” explains Dr. 

  • The Difference Between A Male and Female Rhinoplasty

    A rhinoplasty, also referred to as a nose job, is a surgical procedure to improve the appearance and/or correct a deformity of the nose. ABPS board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Larry Weinstein explains the difference between a male and female rhinoplasty, “For a male nose you want to have a straight angle and for a female nose you want to have it indented just slightly to feminize the nose, but not too much to the point of a ski slope or upturned nose.”  

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