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Minimize Excess Skin After WLS

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

Plastic Surgery Hospital Stay

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

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

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

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Scar Revision with Plastic Surgery

June 23, 2016 · 0 comments

Usually, scars heal well.  When scars are aesthetically unacceptable, the scars may need to be revised. Scars can be unacceptable for a variety of reasons. Unacceptable scars can result from wound breakdown, infection, reactions to suture material, and even normal healing. Scars can be highly visible, wide, persistently red, thick,

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What to Expect During Your Plastic Surgery Recovery

May 25, 2016 · 0 comments

Deciding to undergo reconstructive plastic surgery after massive weight loss can be daunting and scary. However, most patients feel that this type of plastic surgery is an essential component of their weight loss journey.  In many patients' quests to be smaller, they view their weight loss surgery as "Part One

Does Your Weight Cause Varicose Veins?

July 8, 2014 · 0 comments

With massive weight loss, you lose fat everywhere. Most people lose fat in their legs. This loss of leg fat can lead to the appearance of prominent leg veins. These prominent leg veins can also become very painful. These painful, ropey leg veins are called varicose veins. There are many causes of varicose veins. The majority