Plastic Surgery

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A Belly Button After Tummy Tuck Plastic Surgery

September 23, 2019 · 0 comments

In religion and literature, the belly button is a symbol of maternal connection and a reminder of our humanity. Da Vinci and Michelangelo carefully crafted the belly button as an essential and defining part of the human body as they explored the human anatomy. Yet, exposure of the belly button has been

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Skin Removal Surgery After Bariatric Surgery

August 21, 2019 · 0 comments

The amount of weight loss after bariatric surgery, the age of the patient, their genetic makeup as well as skin type will determine if skin removal surgery is a reasonable option after large amounts of weight loss. The patient's body makeup along with the amount of deflation will help predict

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Plastic Surgery After WLS: What Order Should Procedures Be Done?

August 14, 2019 · 0 comments

Bariatric surgery leads to a significant amount of loose skin and deflation referred to in Plastic Surgery as lipodystrophy. A person’s age and their genetics will often result in varying degrees of loose skin in different parts of the body. In my practice, having done reconstructive surgery for massive weight

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What Can Be Done To Minimize Excess Skin After WLS

May 20, 2019 · 0 comments

There are many myths and urban legends when it comes to reducing the excess skin after weight loss. Some people suggest fantastic creams or magical lotions, while others suggest only losing a certain percentage of fat over a specific amount of time. Since there is so much confusion, first let

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What to Expect During Your Plastic Surgery Hospital Stay

March 6, 2019 · 0 comments

Typically, hospitals require you to arrive two or more hours before your plastic surgery procedure. Extra time is required because there is a lot of paperwork that needs to be completed. Start your preparations now so you are ready on the date of your plastic surgery hospital stay. Plan to

Traveling for Plastic Surgery

Step-By-Step Guide to Traveling for Plastic Surgery

February 6, 2019 · 0 comments

Domestic and international travel for plastic surgery is becoming more and more common. Some countries are even encouraging their medical communities to become world centers for plastic surgery. If you are considering traveling for plastic surgery, there are several issues you should consider. Below is a list of things I

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Body Lift Insights: Addressing Post-Surgical Care & Complications

February 1, 2019 · 0 comments

The lower body lift is one of the most extensive procedures in reconstructive plastic surgery after massive weight loss.  During a circumferential lower body lift, an incision is made entirely around the lower body. During this surgery, excess skin and fat of the abdomen, hips, and buttocks are removed. Depending