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How Often Will You Require Surgery for Your Breast Implants?

How Often Will You Require Surgery for Your Breast Implants?

by Yenny (SU)
The old rule of thumb about replacing breast implants every 10 years isn’t always accurate. Think of this way: many products come with a warranty, but it doesn’t necessarily mean each must be replaced after that time has expired.

Spinal Benefits from a Breast Lift During a Mommy Makeover Procedure

Spinal Benefits from a Breast Lift During a Mommy Makeover Procedure

by Yenny (SU)
They say nothing is greater in this world than becoming and being a mother. Unfortunately, giving birth causes your body to have some unwanted changes. Therefore, a mommy makeover can help, and while the name has the connotation that it is just for mom’s, that is just the common name given for the group of procedures associated.

Choosing the Right Doctor for Breast Surgery

Choosing the Right Doctor for Breast Surgery

by Yenny (SU)
With medical technology always evolving to improve patient outcomes, there are less invasive surgical procedures, shorter recovery and downtime, and reduced complication & risks within the world of plastic surgery. Women considering breast surgery for a variety of reasons now have more options to choose from than ever before, and can be more confident in the quality and outcome of their decision.

Can Cleft Palate Surgery be Performed in the Virgin Islands?

Can Cleft Palate Surgery be Performed in the Virgin Islands?

by Stephanie Meadows
The palate is the formal name given to describe the roof of your mouth. As you run your tongue over the roof of your mouth, you can feel that it is made up of muscle and bone, covered by skin. The back of the palate is called the soft palate and the front is known as the hard palate. A cleft palate can range from just an opening at the back of the soft palate, to a possible separation of the entire roof of the mouth, in both the soft and hard palates. The palate serves an important purpose, as it separates your nose from your mouth. The palate helps your mouth and nose perform many functions, such as how you talk, chew, and breathe. When you talk, the roof of your mouth helps prevent air from blowing out of your nose instead of your mouth, and it also prevents food and drink from going up into the nasal cavity.

Not Only for Women: Should You See a Plastic Surgeon for Male Breast Reduction?

Not Only for Women: Should You See a Plastic Surgeon for Male Breast Reduction?

by Yenny (SU)
It is true that we live in a culture and society where appearance matters, and youth and beauty are prized, not just with women, but for men too. Contrary to what you might be thinking, plastic surgery and cosmetic procedures are not just for women. Research by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons has shown that over the years, there's been a huge boom is men's aesthetic surgery.

What is an American Board Certified Surgeon?

What is an American Board Certified Surgeon?

by ih-est admin
The Importance of choosing a board certified surgeon

Plastic Surgeon in the Virgin Islands: Skin Cancer in the Caribbean

Plastic Surgeon in the Virgin Islands: Skin Cancer in the Caribbean

by Natalie (SU)
So, you are trying to decide where to go for your next vacation. You love the beach, but you are also scared of getting skin cancer, because of all the stories you’ve heard, plus your family history with the disease. Understandably, you wonder if the beach could even be an option. That’s why being aware of the dangers of skin cancer are very important, as well as what you can do to prevent it.

Having Plastic Surgery Safely in the Virgin Islands

Having Plastic Surgery Safely in the Virgin Islands

by Stephanie Meadows
Whenever you hear that someone has gone abroad to receive plastic surgery of any kind (tummy tucks, breast implants, facelift), I am sure you have cringed and questioned the intelligence of the overall idea. However, the stories you hear are mainly because those people flocked to another country without doing their research, and went with a surgeon that would do their work quick and cheap. Turns out that surgeon was not board certified in plastic surgery. Cue horror story, tears, and some serious health issues and complications. Well, it’s not quite abroad, but you can now have plastic surgery procedures done in the U.S. Virgin Islands, by a board-certified plastic surgeon.

 WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE A WOMAN PLASTIC SURGEON IN 2017?

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE A WOMAN PLASTIC SURGEON IN 2017?

by Natalie (SU)
Even though the overwhelming amount of plastic surgery patients are women, you may find it surprising that only about 14% of all plastic surgeons are women…and that is up from 3% just a generation ago! Slowly but surely, however, more women are entering the field of cosmetic surgery, making it easier for patients to find a female plastic surgeon.

I'm Not a Mommy: Should I Get a Mommy Makeover

I'm Not a Mommy: Should I Get a Mommy Makeover

by Natalie (SU)
Your best friend calls you and is so excited she can hardly get the news out to you. No, she’s not pregnant. She’s already done that (twice), and has two beautiful children to show for it. The reason for her excitement is she just came back from the doctor’s office where she has scheduled her “mommy makeover”. You’re absolutely thrilled for her. You know how hard she works to keep her body in shape. You know because you’re right there with her, watching what you eat, going to the gym, and staying active. You acknowledge that motherhood takes it toll. Handling two young children while juggling the rest of her life isn’t easy. Sometimes she looks a little tired, her skin a little dull. She deserves to do this because you love your friend and you want her to feel comfortable with her body – to get that boost of confidence a makeover will offer her. Then you think, wait, I don’t have children. I work hard to stay fit and look fresh also, but I could really use a lift too! Yet, I’m not a mommy. So, Can I get a mommy makeover?