Plastic Surgery Articles

Are you ready to hit the beach or jet off on that spring break vacation? There’s still time to undergo a cosmetic treatment that will get you in beach-ready shape, and you don’t even need to have surgery to achieve the results you want. If you are self-conscious about a little extra skin around your stomach or want to improve the overall look and tone of your skin, you could be a good candidate for a skin tightening procedure. Three skin tightening procedures are particularly effective for shaping and sculpting the body, and could be just what you need to get in great shape this season!

Dr. Pedy Ganchi, a board certified plastic surgeon with more than 12 years of experience in performing breast implants. Dr. Pedy answered our questions on what you need to know concerning the breast implant surgery.

Your cosmetic plastic surgery procedure may leave you with scars, pain and stress during the recovery stages, and planning ahead with the right tools and supplies can make recovery much easier.

If you’ve been inspired to change your look by celebrities like Jennifer Lopez, Pippa Middleton and Kim Kardashian, you may be wondering if butt implants or butt lift surgery are right for you. Take a look at these butt implant pictures to get an idea of the types of changes you can expect from this procedure.

After the joys of pregnancy subside and your newborn is safe at home, it's time to take care of yourself with a complete health and body makeover. Pregnancy can leave you with hormonal imbalances, a few extra pounds, a ruddy complexion and stretch marks. A few key procedures and treatments can help you get back into shape with ease so you can start enjoying life with your little one. Contact cosmetic or plastic surgery doctors in your area to discuss options for getting a mommy makeover.

If you’ve ever wondered what you might look like after a nose job, or rhinoplasty procedure, you can take advantage of virtual nose job tools to see images of your face after surgery. Many plastic surgeons now use virtual plastic surgery tools during your consultation so you can get an idea of what you'll look like after your selected procedure.

By the time Tanya turned 30, she had already hated her nose for more than 10 years. "I always wanted a more feminine nose," she says. While her own nose wasn't unusually large, she felt it was out of proportion with her face. "I inherited my dad's nose, which wasn't completely straight and was bulbous on the tip."

Some men accumulate excess body fat in their chest area which creates an effect of breasts on the male, or “man boobs”. For many men, this can be a very embarrassing problem and they may become so self-conscious about their appearance that they refuse to take their shirt off in public or even in front of a significant other. Some plastic surgeons do offer a simple solution for getting rid of “man boobs” for good. Gynecomastia surgery is a very simple procedure that involves removing both fat and tissue around the chest area to create a very flat, streamlined appearance. Dr. Kevin Light from the Texas Institute of Functional Medicines in Dallas shares these tips and insights for correcting this common problem:

If you’ve decided to undergo the breast reduction procedure, you will need to take steps to prepare for surgery and make arrangements for the night of your procedure. Even though a breast reduction procedure sounds fairly simple, it can take between three to five hours and may be performed in a hospital setting or in an outpatient facility. If you are not staying in a hospital overnight, you will need to have someone drive you home and stay with you for at least 24 hours after your procedure.

Along the road of life there are sure to be bumps, or so the cliche goes, and for the most part, you can do nothing about them. Except, of course, when those bumps are on your nose. For more than 300,000 Americans a year Rhinoplasty, or a "nose job," has helped correct such unsightly nasal bumps and bulges. For many more, however, this type of correction would never be an option. Forget the average price tag of $3,332 not including anesthesia, it hurts; don't let the whimsical "nose job" nickname fool you. Besides, how can you be sure you will be happy with the results? Well, for patients who can't handle the bumps anymore, but aren't yet ready for major surgery, California doctor Alexander Z. Rivkin may have found a solution: the Non-Surgical Nose Job.
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