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 knownRead More
Having Plastic Surgery Safely in the Virgin Islands
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 withRead More
What is a Thigh Lift?
Losing a significant amount of weight can be an accomplishment to be proud of, as well as giving yourself the gift of a healthier body. Becoming healthy and being proud of the skin you are in, can help your confidence and self-esteem soar. Unfortunately, for many people, that excitement and that moment when they stepRead More
Preparing for Vaginoplasty
As women age, they go through certain life experiences and changes, such as vaginal childbirth and hormonal changes, and their pelvic and vaginal muscles can become loose over time. Sometimes, patients often voice their concern to their doctor about when they have intercourse that having an orgasm becomes difficult due to lack of friction andRead More
What to Look For in a Pediatric Plastic Surgeon?
All children become sick or injured at some point, and most of those problems can be examined and treated by a pediatrician. However, pediatricians are not the only type of doctor with special training for treating children. A pediatric plastic surgeon is qualified to treat children who need surgery to fix a deformity caused byRead More
Plastic Surgery: Beyond Cosmetic Benefits and Physical Appearance
Many men and women consider plastic surgery procedures for many reasons other than appearance alone. The reasons that people have for undergoing plastic surgery are often varied and personal. There are several benefits that individuals share when they opt for cosmetic surgery, regardless of what their reasons for undergoing the procedure may be. The questionRead More
Medical Reasons to See a Plastic Surgeon
Plastic surgery has become increasingly popular over the years among both men and women opting for procedures for a number of reasons, including: boosting confidence and self-esteem, medical reasons, health reasons, reconstructive reasons, and aesthetic/enhancement reasons. To be clear, plastic surgery is a broad term which encompasses a vast number of different surgical procedures. TheseRead More
Is there an Age Limit to Mommy Makeovers?
Mothers are the true heroes of the world. There are many times as a mother, where you might not be thinking about yourself. Understand that being a mom, and sacrificing things for your children or partners, comes with the territory. While it can be tough to maintain a healthy image or weight, there are stillRead More
Craniofacial Surgeons vs. Plastic Surgeon
Unlike other medical procedures (like hip or knee surgery), plastic surgery can be one of the most misunderstood surgical procedures in the healthcare industry. While it is true that many people undergo plastic surgery for purely cosmetic and aesthetic reasons, popular culture and general misconceptions tend to use the terms plastic and cosmetic surgery interchangeably.Read More
Tummy Tuck vs. CoolSculpting
Whether your exercise routine isn’t getting you the total results you desire, or your body has gone through major changes from weight loss, not losing stubborn fat can be distressing and frustrating. Feeling uncomfortable about your body image can have serious psychological effects, such as a lack of confidence in our bodies, and low self-esteem.Read More