Plastic Surgery

three main complications of body contouring surgery

3 Main Complications of Body Contouring Surgery

September 7, 2017 · 0 comments

For some lucky bariatric patients, their journey will end after their target weight is reached. For others, however, a new journey will begin. Patients in the later group are generally happy with their weight loss but discouraged because of the residual excess skin, fat, and sagging tissue. Many patients present to

Seromas after plastic surgery

Seromas After Plastic Surgery: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

August 2, 2017 · 0 comments

The word "seroma" derives from the Medieval Latin word serosus (meaning serum) and from the Greek word –oma (meaning tumor). For your recovery, it is important for you to know about seromas after plastic surgery. What Is A Seroma? A seroma is a localized collection of serous fluid.  Serous fluid

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The Reality of Skin Elasticity After Bariatric Surgery

May 15, 2017 · 0 comments

For nearly two decades my practice has emphasized massive weight loss body contouring. From the early days of this evolving field to our understanding today, as plastic surgeons, we have learned about the triumph of body contouring after weight loss and the transformational effect of these operations. We have also

Scar Therapy

Options for Scar Therapy After Plastic Surgery

May 1, 2017 · 0 comments

Among the most visible health trends of the last few decades has been the rising rate of obesity within the American population; one-third of Americans are considered obese. As a result, there has been an increase in bariatric surgery with approximately 196,000 gastric bypass, gastric banding, and gastric sleeve procedures

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What to Expect for Your Tummy Tuck, Breasts & Arm Lifts

February 17, 2017 · 0 comments

Your journey started quite some time ago, so how does it end? Seemingly forever ago you were carrying a lot of excess weight. Perhaps you have lost 80lbs, 100lbs, or even more! Through bariatric surgery, or diet and exercise, you were able to lose most or all of the extra

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6 Tips to Prepare for Surgery After Massive Weight Loss

November 16, 2016 · 0 comments

Remember before your Weight Loss Surgery:  Researching whether you were a candidate?  Searching for the right surgeon?  Learning about the different operative procedures?  Attending support groups?   Weeks of trying to accommodate your diet and starting an exercise regimen?  You became an active participant, engaged and committed to ensuring the success

The Pubic Area

The Area Nobody Wants to Talk About – Pubic Area

September 15, 2016 · 0 comments

The pubic area is naturally a very private zone for both men and women and is an extremely important part of our body that we need to understand. The pubic mound bulge is visible even with clothes on, however, is somewhat of a taboo or no-no, to even talk about

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Saggy Skin & Realistic Expectations After Weight Loss

August 25, 2016 · 0 comments

First of all, I would like to share my own personal experience with plastic surgery after weight loss because I believe I can better explain based on my own experiences as well as that of my patients. It is important to me that plastic surgery patients are knowledgeable about saggy

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What’s Next After WLS? Plastic Surgery!

August 17, 2016 · 0 comments

With over 20 years of experience in plastic  and post-bariatric surgery, I have dedicated most of my career to perform facial rejuvenation procedures as well as body contouring for those who have had massive weight loss. To explain what happens after a patient has had bariatric surgery and what aspects

Body Image Issues Plastic Surgeons Perspective

Body Image Issues from One Plastic Surgeon’s Perspective

July 21, 2016 · 0 comments

There are many different types of body image issues that patients present to my plastic surgery office.  People present with a wide variety of complaints about their physique.  Often, patients have very high goals and expectations of their plastic surgery results.  Sometimes, patients demand unrealistic results. Some physical issues are