Nothing is more precious than your children’s health and well-being. When a child is born with a rare congenital deformity that can be corrected, parents will want to seek out the best, most compassionate, professional medical care. A perfect example is with microtia, which occurs when the outer part of the ear does not developRead More
Telemedicine in Plastic Surgery: What We Can See Online
Once upon a time, family doctors and other medical specialists used to make house calls. If you couldn’t make it to the doctor’s office, the office would in effect come to you. But those days are over … or are they? Today, access to your doctor or specialist is literally at your fingertips with theRead More
Why Would Your Plastic Surgeon Recommend Breast Revision Surgery?
Most women who undergo a breast augmentation surgery are not aware that they’ll most likely need another surgery at some point in their life. Some revision surgeries might be needed to repair the initial surgery or any complications it caused, such as when the body rejects the implant or otherwise reacts negatively. Even if theRead More
Plastic Surgery After a Baby: Is It Safe?
If there is one thing that changes the way your body looks, it is childbirth. Having a baby can be a wonderful and life-altering experience, but it is also unfortunately quite a body-altering experience. It is a simple fact that many women will find out that their body will most likely not go back toRead More
How to Talk to Your Family About Plastic Surgery
Plastic surgery can be a difficult topic to discuss with your family. Unlike a seemingly necessary medical surgery, plastic surgery focuses on making you feel good about how you look instead of fixing a medical condition. Because of this factor, many people think that plastic surgery is unnecessary or unnatural. For one, plastic surgery isRead More
Common Plastic Surgeries for Men
Plastic surgery is commonly associated with women, but over the years it has become increasingly popular among men. The same reasons are there for both men and women to desire plastic surgery, to be more aesthetically pleasing and adding more confidence in personal appearance. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons’ (ASPS) 2017 PlasticRead More
What is Vaginoplasty?
Vaginoplasty (also known as posterior colporrhaphy) is a plastic surgery procedure done to tighten, repair, or even reconstruct the vagina. This is an invasive surgical procedure that involves tightening the skin inside the vagina. There are other cosmetic procedures that women can get done at the same time as a vaginoplasty, as well. After givingRead More
Plastic Surgery for Skull Malformations
Craniofacial surgery is a surgical sub-specialty of plastic surgery that addresses both hereditary and acquired deformities of the neck, face, skull, and jaw – as well as the soft tissues that surround these regions. According to the American Society of Craniofacial Surgeons, some of the first procedures in this field were introduced by Dr. PaulRead More
Do I need to replace my breast implants?
Do My Breast Implants Have a Shelf Life? If you’re considering breast augmentation, or have already had one, you may be wondering when your breasts will require some “touching up”. Common hearsay points to 10 years as the magic number for when revision surgery may be required. However, a 2011 study by the FDA reportedRead More
Pediatric Plastic Surgery: Know the Facts
Most people don’t immediately associate plastic surgery with pediatrics. But because a wide range of congenital and traumatic deformities can cause of a host of problems for children, a highly specialized area of medicine – pediatric plastic surgery – addresses these types of ailments, which can range from blisters and burns to complex genetic deformities.Read More