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The Chilly, Non-Surgical Alternative to...
Looking to reduce stubborn pockets of fat, but not willing to go under the knife? CoolSculpting is a new, noninvasive way to tackle this issue.
Drooping Eyelids? A Blepharoplasty Might Be an...
Blepharoplasty is a surgical procedure to correct sagging or drooping eyelids. It removes excess skin and fat and tightens the eye muscles and tissues.
Neck Lift Surgery - What You Need to Know About...
A neck lift, also known as platysmaplasty, is a cosmetic procedure which tightens the skin and the underlying muscles of the neck to lift the neck and improve and sharpen the contour of the jawline. It is often performed in conjunction with a face lift, but may be done as a stand-alone procedure.
Are Non-Surgical Face Lifts a Smart Option?
Learn about non-surgical, non-invasive procedures which tighten and lift sagging skin. These new technologies include Thermage, Titan, Lux-IR, and Aluma. They employ radiofrequency, laser, or infrared energy to promote tightening of lax or sagging skin on the face, neck, jaw line, upper arm, abdomen, thighs, or other body parts.
Laser Lipolysis (Smart Lipo): Everything You...
Smart Lipo is what some believe to be the most powerful new weapon in the war on fat and cellulite! The procedure is the kinder and gentler cousin of traditional liposuction, and the best part is that it can not only help patients lose inches, but can also help reduce the look of cellulite and sagging skin!
Vanquish Fat Removal System - Plastic Surgery
Learn all about the newest technology for easy fat removal.
Before and After Face Lift, Neck Lift and Fat...
See before and after photos of patients who have undergone face lift and neck lift surgery. Compare plastic surgery photos taken before and after face lift and neck lift surgery. Page 22.
Facelift Before and After Photos - Front and...
See before and after photos of patients who have undergone facelift surgery. Compare plastic surgery photos taken before and after face lift surgery. Page 23.
The Difference Between Different Types of...
Learn all about the difference between different types of facial dermal fillers.
Tighten up the belly with a tummy tuck.
An abdominoplasty, or tummy tuck, is a cosmetic surgical procedure to remove excess fat and skin from the stomach area and tighten abdominal muscles.
Gently care for the delicate area around the...
After a blepharoplasty, or eyelid surgery, the patient will need to follow steps suggested by the surgeon to obtain optimal results.
The Female “Package”
Do you have excess fat in your pubic area? Is it so noticeable that you avoid certain types of clothing? Learn what you can do about that problem area.
Before and After Face Lift and Neck Lift - Side...
See before and after photos of patients who have undergone face lift and neck lift surgery. Compare plastic surgery photos taken before and after face lift and neck lift surgery. Page 21.
Lower and Mid-Face Lift, Eyelid Surgery, Brow...
See before and after photos of patients who have undergone lower face lift and mid-face lift surgery. Compare plastic surgery photos taken before and after lower face lift and mid-face lift surgery. Page 7.
Butt Lift Surgery - What You Need to Know
Butt lift surgery, or gluteoplasty, is designed to remove excess skin and lift and tighten the skin of the buttocks. A butt lift is often desired after extreme weight loss along with other types of post-bariatric cosmetic surgery. Body contouring after extreme weight loss includes not only butt lift surgery, but tummy tucks, arm lifts, breast lifts, and body lift surgery as well.
Face Lift, Blepharoplasty, Brow Lift, Fat...
See before and after photos of patients who have undergone face lift surgery and fat injections. Compare plastic surgery photos taken before and after face lift surgery and fat injections.
Removing excess and loose skin from the upper...
A reverse abdominoplasty, or reverse tummy tuck, is a cosmetic surgical procedure to remove excess skin from the upper abdomen.
Face Lift Before and After Photos
See before and after photos of patients who have undergone face lift surgery. Compare plastic surgery photos taken before and after face lift surgery.
Face Lift, Neck Lift, and Lip Augmentation...
See before and after photos of patients who have undergone face lift neck lift and lip augmentation surgery. Compare plastic surgery photos taken before and after face lift surgery. Page 18.
3D Face Lift, Upper and Lower Eyelid Lift...
See before and after photos of patients who have undergone face lift surgery and blepharoplasty or eyelid lift surgery. Compare plastic surgery photos taken before and after facelift and blepharoplasty or eye lift surgery. Page 20.
Face Lift, Blepharoplasty, Brow Lift - Profile...
See before and after photos of patients who have undergone face lift surgery and facial rejuvenation procedures such as bleparoplasty, brow lift, and neck lift. Compare plastic surgery photos taken before and after face lift surgery. Page 10.
Is Nerve Damage After Plastic Surgery Serious?
What is one of the most dreaded complications after plastic surgery? Two words - nerve damage.
Deep Plane Face Lift Before and After Photos -...
See before and after photos of patients who have undergone deep plane face lift surgery. Compare plastic surgery photos taken before and after deep plane face lift surgery. Page 11.
What Are the Labia Minora? Labia Majora?
What parts of the body are involved in labiaplasty surgery? Find out here.
How Can I Tell If I Need a Tummy Tuck?
Are you looking to improve the shape of your tummy? Sit-ups and crunches aren’t working and that “10-Minute Tummy Tuck” device isn’t all it’s cracked up to be? You may need a tummy tuck. Read here for six signs that you may need a tummy tuck to get that nice flat tummy you’ve always wanted.
Thinking About Liposuction? Read this first
Liposuction is a cosmetic surgical procedure. Find out everything you should know before considering it, such as cost, risks, and recovery time.
Face Lift, Eye Lift, Brow Lift, Fat Injections,...
See before and after photos of patients who have undergone face lift surgery and fat injections. Compare plastic surgery photos taken before and after face lift surgery and fat injections. Page 2.
Will Insurance Cover the Cost of My Plastic...
Many people want to know if their health insurance plans will cover the cost of plastic surgery procedures, whether cosmetic or reconstructive in nature.
Blepharoplasty Before & After Photos
See before and after photos of plastic surgery patients who have undergone eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty).
Face Lift, Eye Lift, Brow Lift, Chin Liposuctio...
See before and after photos of patients who have undergone facelift surgery. Compare plastic surgery photos taken before and after facelift surgery. Page 5.
Don't Lose the Results of Liposuction -...
Liposuction is without a doubt one of the most popular cosmetic surgical procedures performed today, and the vast majority of liposuction patients say they would do it again. However, it is not without its risks and problems. There are some questions about the effect of liposuction on metabolism, and the possibility that liposuction can increase a patient's propensity for gaining weight. The burning question then is this - Can liposuction cause weight gain?
Breast Revision Surgery - How to Minimize the...
Breast revision surgery is a growing plastic surgery specialty, and a large percentage of breast augmentation patients will eventually need or desire breast revision. From implant size changes and implant rupture to capsular contracture and undesirable cosmetic issues like rippling, drooping, double bubble, symmastia, and bottoming out, women are coming in to surgeons' offices requesting a breast augmentation re-do.
Deep Plane Face Lift Before and After Pictures...
See before and after pictures of patients who have undergone deep plane face lift surgery. Compare plastic surgery pictures taken before and after deep plane face lift surgery. Page 14.
Face Lift, Blepharoplasty, Brow Lift, Chin...
See before and after photos of patients who have undergone face lift surgery and chin liposuction. Compare plastic surgery photos taken before and after face lift surgery and chin liposuction. Page 3.
Non-Surgical Rhinoplasty - Can You Get a Nose...
Non-surgical rhinoplasty, also known as a non-surgical nose job, 15-minute nose job, or injection rhinoplasty, is a less invasive alternative to traditional surgical rhinoplasty for those who wish to correct asymmetry or contour defects of the nose.
How Long Will My Liposuction Results Last?
Many people want to know if the results from liposuction surgery are permanent. As with many questions relating to plastic surgery, the answer is yes...and no.
What You Need to Know About Laser Skin...
Laser skin resurfacing, also known as a laser peel, is one of the most powerful anti-aging tools at the plastic surgeon's disposal. Similar to a chemical peel or dermabrasion procedure, it helps reduce or eliminate fine lines, wrinkles, age spots, acne scars, and more while it helps to tighten the skin. However, it offers some advantages over these earlier methods of skin resurfacing.
Deep Plane Facelift Before and After Photos -...
See before and after photos of patients who have undergone deep plane face lift surgery. Compare plastic surgery photos taken before and after deep plane face lift surgery. Page 13.
Top Tips for Recovering After a Tummy Tuck
If crunches, sit-ups, and a restrictive diet have not improved your waistline, a tummy tuck may be the answer. This is especially true for those women who have exchanged their once taut abdomen for the blessings of children. A tummy tuck is an intense procedure. Read here for recovery advice after tummy tuck.
Deep Plane Face Lift Before and After - Profile...
See before and after pictures of patients who have undergone deep plane face lift surgery. Compare plastic surgery pictures taken before and after deep plane face lift surgery. Page 15.
Eyelift Patient 1 - Close-Up View
See before and after photos of plastic surgery patients who have undergone eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty). Page 3.
Deep Plane Face Lift and Perioral Dermabrasion...
See before and after photos of patients who have undergone facelift surgery and deep plane facelift surgery. Compare plastic surgery photos taken before and after facelift surgery. Page 17.
Traditional Face Lift: Step-By-Step
Have you ever wondered how they do a face lift? Learn the exact steps involved in what is technically known as a rhytidectomy... But please, don't try this at home.
Deep Plane Facelift and Perioral Dermabrasion -...
See before and after photos of patients who have undergone face lift surgery and deep plane face lift surgery. Compare plastic surgery photos taken before and after deep plane facelift surgery. Page 16.
What Happens During Post-Mohs Reconstructive...
After having Mohs surgery to remove skin cancer, you may require post-Mohs reconstructive surgery. This type of reconstructive plastic surgery can performed immediately after any skin cancer lesions are removed using the Mohs surgery technique. Learn more about what happens during post-Mohs reconstructive surgery.
The Best Time to Resume Activity After Tummy...
Exercising after a tummy tuck? Sex after tummy tuck? Read all about which activities you can perform and when you can start them after a tummy tuck.
How Is Eyelid Surgery Done?
Find out where the markings are made for upper and lower eyelid surgery.
What May Help Get Rid of Cellulite
Did you know that 85-95% of all adult women are at least somewhat affected by cellulite? There are hundreds of products, procedures, and treatments promising to get rid of cellulite. There are cellulite creams, cellulite massage treatments like Endermologie and Velasmooth, and even liposuction, Smart Lipo, and other forms of cellulite surgery. But do any of them actually work? Find out which cellulite treatments help, which ones don't, and which treatments are still unproven.
Body Lift Surgery - What You Need to Know
With the rise of bariatric surgery and extreme weight loss, body lift surgery is more in demand. Body lift surgery - also known as a belt lift, belt lipectomy, or lower body lift - is meant to address loose, hanging skin that exists as a result of massive weight loss, pregnancy, or age and sun damage.
Skin Grafts in Reconstructive Surgery
Skin grafts are a staple of reconstructive surgery for trauma survivors, burn victims, and patients who have undergone breast reconstruction or other cancer surgery.
Injectable Dermal Fillers
The use of injectables known as dermal fillers is becoming increasingly popular, and in fact, was the number one cosmetic procedure performed in the U.S. last year. These products are injected underneath the skin to fill in and relax facial lines and wrinkles, and to plump up and re-contour facial features, as well as reduce the appearance of sagging skin. There are many different products offered as options in the world of anti-aging wrinkle fillers, including Restylane, Juvederm, and Radiesse.
Blepharoplasty Before & After - Oblique View -...
See before and after photos of plastic surgery patients who have undergone eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty). Page 2.
How Is a Brazilian Butt Lift Done?
Learn where the markings are located for a Braziian Butt Lift.
How to Care for Your Incision After a Tummy Tuck
Read all about how to care for your tummy tuck incision and abdomen after tummy tuck surgery.
How Is a Tummy Tuck Done?
Wondering how low your tummy tuck incision should be so that you can wear low-cut pants, underwear or bikini bottoms? Find out here.
Cosmetic Laser Procedures - Decoding Laser-Speak
Cosmetic laser procedures are performed using a wide variety of different types of lasers to address a wide variety of cosmetic skin concerns, which include skin tightening, skin resurfacing and more.
All About Pressure Ulcers
A pressure ulcer is an area of skin that breaks down when constant pressure, or pressure in combination with shear and/or friction, is placed against the skin. This can be treated by plastic surgery.
How to Get Bigger Breasts Without Implants
What are the advantages, disadvantages and complications of breast augmentation with your own fat?
The Use of Flap Techniques in Reconstructive...
If you have suffered tissue loss as a result of a traumatic injury, skin cancer excision, or mastectomy, your doctor may recommend a flap technique to be used in your reconstructive surgery. Reconstructive plastic surgery employs many types of skin flaps to replace lost tissue. Learn more about the use of flap techniques in reconstructive surgery.
Risks of Infection After Plastic Surgery
Infection is a potential risk of plastic surgery. An infection can slow your healing after surgery. Learn how you can avoid an infection after plastic surgery.
Arm Lift Surgery (Brachioplasty)
Brachioplasty, or arm lift surgery, is a popular surgical body contouring option in post-bariatric surgery for patients who have experienced massive weight loss.
How You Can Give Your Cheesk a Non-Surgical...
Juvéderm Voluma® XC is a new non-surgical, injectable filler FDA-approved to correct age-related loss of volume in the cheek and chin area.
Things to Consider Before Cellulite Reduction...
Are you tired of always wearing a sarong, towel, or cover up at the beach or pool to hide your cellulite. Thinking about cellulite surgery? There are a few things to consider before having the Cellulaze or VASERsmooth treatments.
Permanent Blindness After Cosmetic Facial...
Thinking about facial rejuvenation with facial fillers? While mostly safe, there is one devastating, but extremely rare complication to consider.
At-Home Skin Resurfacing with Glycolic Acid Peel
Considering glycolic acid for skin resurfacing? Learn all about the glycolic acid peel as well as it's benefits and risks.
The Liquid Face Lift
The liquid face lift uses injectables known as dermal fillers, along with Botox, to help plump up, relax, and fill in the appearance of facial lines and wrinkles. It also can restore youthful volume to the face, reduce sagging of the skin by filling it up from the inside, and re-contour drooping facial features or hollow eyes. It is one of the latest anti-aging trends in non-invasive cosmetic procedures, and is touted as a less expensive and less risky alternative to a traditional face lift.
Upper and Lower Eye Lift
See before and after photos of plastic surgery patients who have undergone eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty).
Eyelid Surgery Recovery
Eyelid surgery can be done to improve the appearance of the eyes or to remove excess skin that can obscure vision. Regardless of the reason you choose to have eyelid surgery, reducing pain after eye surgery is an important aspect of recovery after eyelid surgery.
A Low Carb and Folic Acid Diet Could Be the...
Microtia is a condition where a baby is born without an ear. Learn all about the condition here.
What You Need to Know About Rhinoplasty
The surgical reshaping of the nose aims to bring about harmony among all the features of the face by creating more aesthetically pleasing proportions. Rhinoplasty is one of the oldest plastic surgery procedures to be performed for purely cosmetic reasons, even though there are physiological problems that can be helped through rhinoplasty as well, such as breathing problems caused by a deviated septum.
What You Need to Know About Lip Augmentation
There are many options today for creating fuller lips through cosmetic procedures. Understand how they work and see before and after photos.
Facelift Recovery - Incision Care After Facelift
If you're considering facelift surgery, you also need to know about the recovery process. Read all about how to properly care for your face after a facelift procedure.
Why Laser Treatments Might Not Help Your...
Lasers are most effective on immature stretch marks, and many doctors say that they are nearly useless on more mature (white) stretch marks.
How to Care for Your Liposuctioned Areas and...
Even though liposuction does not involve large incisions, it is important to know how to care for your body after liposuction. Read here for tips on care after liposuction for your incisions and your liposuctioned body areas.
The Truth About Liposuction
It is easy to see why people don't see liposuction as the surgical procedure it is, but they are wrong. Learn the truth about liposuction surgery here.
How to Care for Your Breasts After Breast...
Find out tips on how to care for your breasts after augmentation surgery.
History of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
In the broadest sense, plastic surgery has been a reality ever since the first primitive tribal tattoo, ritualistic body modification, or crude attempt at reconstruction to repair facial injuries. However, it wasn't until the late 1800s - early 1900s that the world began to see significant scientific advances in the ancient art of plastic surgery.
Liquid Face Lifts: Assessing the Costs, Doing...
More and more doctors and patients are seeking to improve the appearance of the aging face not through stretching the skin tighter, but by filling it up from the inside. Meanwhile, minimally invasive procedures in general are becoming more and more popular with those who want to avoid or postpone having cosmetic surgery. Enter the age of the liquid face lift, mad possible by dermal fillers like Restylane, Juvederm, Radiesse, and others. Page 2.
Tummy Tuck Patient 4 - Side View
See before and after photos of plastic surgery patients who have undergone tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) surgery. Images are brought to you by Natalie Kita, your About.com guide to plastic surgery. Page 7.
What's the Differnence: Traditional and Liquid...
Trying to decide between a liquid or a traditional face-lift? Read on to find out the costs, risks, and differences between the two cosmetic procedures.
What You Can Expect After Liposuction
Liposuction is a surgical procedure that removes excess fat from localized areas of the body. It is not a substitute for diet or exercise.
How Is Fat Transfer Done?
There is one situation in which having excess fat can be advantageous – fat grafting. Using your fat to enhance other areas of your body can be done. Read all about the process step by step.
Botox Alternatives
Despite its popularity, Botox isn't for everyone. Some people may actually develop a resistance to the toxin, rendering it less effective, while others may grow tired of having to go back for more injections every 3 to 4 months. The problem is that many people are unaware of the fact that there are alternatives to Botox when it comes to smoothing frown lines and expression lines on the forehead, between the brows, and around the eyes. Read more about Botox alternatives.
Plastic Surgery – “As Seen On...
Learn all about DREAM LOOK INSTANT EYE LIFT, a non-surgical way to take 10-15 years off your eyes!
Tummy Tuck Before & After Photos
See before and after photos of plastic surgery patients who have undergone tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) surgery. Images are brought to you by Natalie Kita, your About.com guide to plastic surgery.
What To Expect After Labiaplasty: Week 1
Here's what to expect in the week after your labiaplasty.
Hermaphrodite
What is a hermaphrodite? Is it an offensive word to use? Read all about it here.
Venous Ulcer
What are venous ulcers? (also called varicose ulcers or stasis leg ulcers)
Raise and Shape Sagging Breasts with a Breast...
A mastopexy, or breast lift, lifts and reshapes sagging breasts. It is usually combined with a breast augmentation or breast reduction procedure.
Are Liquid Silicone Injections Safe?
Liquid silicone injections are the subject of much controversy, thanks to sensational news stories about celebrity cosmetic procedures gone wrong. Yet there are some doctors who swear by the benefits of liquid silicone as a dermal filler and/or lip plumper. Is liquid silicone safe to inject for cosmetic purposes? Learn more about liquid silicone injections.
11 Questions to Ask Your Plastic Surgeon
It's important to know the right questions to ask when making a decision about something as important and potentially life-altering as plastic surgery. Find out what you really need to know and why before choosing a plastic surgeon to perform your cosmetic procedure.
Skin Resurfacing With Lasers
Do you have wrinkles but don’t want to have surgery? Have you wondered if laser resurfacing or laser peels are right for you? Learn more about the different methods of laser skin resurfacing to improve your skin.
Tips on Managing Pain After a Tummy Tuck
A tummy tuck is a cosmetic surgical procedure to flatten the stomach area and tighten skin. Pain can be managed with the following tips.
Which Body Parts Can Be Treated With Liposuction?
Liposuction can be used to remove excess fat from various body parts. You may be surprised at just where liposuction can be used on the body.
What Is A Cleft Palate?
What exactly is a cleft palate and what does it look like? Learn all about cleft palate.
Tummy Tuck Patient 2 - Front View
See before and after photos of plastic surgery patients who have undergone tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) surgery. Images are brought to you by Natalie Kita, your About.com guide to plastic surgery. Page 3.
Tummy Tuck Patient 2 - Side View
See before and after photos of plastic surgery patients who have undergone tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) surgery. Images are brought to you by Natalie Kita, your About.com guide to plastic surgery. Page 4.
Why Does Plastic Surgery Cost So Much?
Wondering how much plastic surgery really costs? Confused by advertisements that promote a low price but then you end up paying twice what was advertised? Why does plastic surgery cost so much? Learn all about the true costs involved in plastic surgery.
Reconstruction After Skin Cancer
See before and after photos of patients who have undergone reconstructive plastic surgery after skin cancer removal (Mohs surgery).
Capsulotomy
Complications following breast augmentation sometimes require breast revision surgery. One common complication, capsular contracture, is sometimes improved with a procedure called capsulotomy.
Understanding What Causes Cellulite
The majority of adult women are affected to some degree by cellulite. However, most people don't really understand what causes cellulite or what it really is.
Flabby Pubic Area After Weight Loss
Is your pubic area skin hanging low after weight loss? Find out how to rejuvenate that area.
Nonlaser Cosmetic Procedures
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Pro Bono Reconstructive Surgery - Charitable...
Reconstructive surgery is generally the most complex of all types plastic surgery. Therefore, it can also be the most expensive. However, many of the people in need of reconstructive surgery do not have the means to pay for it. These people often seek out charitable organizations who perform pro bono reconstructive surgery. Of course, free plastic surgery is not available to everyone. To find out more, check this list of charitable organizations that offer pro bono or reduced cost surgery.
Scar tissue come in many different shapes and...
Scar tissue develops as part of the body's natural healing process. It replaces lost or damaged skin. There are different types of scar tissue.
Tummy Tuck Patient 4 - Front View
See before and after photos of plastic surgery patients who have undergone tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) surgery. Images are brought to you by Natalie Kita, your About.com guide to plastic surgery. Page 6.
Facial Reconstruction After Skin Cancer Surgery
After a battle with skin cancer (including successful surgery to remove the skin cancer, reconstructive surgery is often needed. This is especially true when cancerous lesions have been removed from as visible and important an area as the face. Learn more about facial reconstructive surgery after skin cancer removal.
Reasons why a labia may become enlarged.
What causes enlargement of the labia in some women? Learn more about the condition.
What Is A Cleft Lip?
What exactly is a cleft lip? What does a cleft lip look like? Learn all about the different types of cleft lip.
Fillers Gone Wrong
Leaning towards getting a facial filler? Learn tips on how to avoid having too much filler injected into your face.
Tired of Looking Tired? BOTOX Cosmetic May Be...
A purified and safe form of botulinum toxin A, BOTOX Cosmetic temporarily prevents the facial muscles from creating deep wrinkles and crow's feet.
Everything You Wanted to Know About Breast...
Breast augmentation is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures performed in the U.S. today; here's what you need to know from cost to complications.
10 Things to Stop Doing If You’re...
10 Things to Stop Doing If You’re Considering Plastic Surgery
Today’s Most Commonly Used Breast Lift...
Explore the various techniques and incision patterns used in today's breast lift surgeries. Includes information on the traditional anchor incision, the lollipop technique, the benelli lift or donut lift, the crescent lift, and newer procedures touted as
Pain after liposuction is common. Here are tips...
The discomfort and pain experienced after liposuction may be the result of the type of anesthesia used for the procedure.
Choose the Right Size Breast Implants With the...
Choosing an implant size is an important decision when considering breast augmentation. One method some women use to help choose is the rice test.
Tummy Tuck Patient 3
See before and after photos of plastic surgery patients who have undergone tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) surgery. Images are brought to you by Natalie Kita, your About.com guide to plastic surgery. Page 5.
Liposuction Before & After Photos
See before and after photos of plastic surgery patients who have undergone liposuction. Images are brought to you by Natalie Kita, your about.com guide to plastic surgery.
Breast Implants 101: Everything You Need to...
Considering breast implants? Some of the most important questions patients ask their surgeons prior to the procedure, answered by celebrity Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Michael Fiorillo.
Take That, Stubborn Fat! Liposuction to the...
Celebrity plastic surgeon, Dr. Michael Fiorillo, separates liposuction fact from fiction.
Improve skin texture and remove pigmentation...
Fractional-resurfacing technology improves skin texture. It erases pigmentation, shrinks pores, smooths wrinkles by reaching innermost layers of skin.
Will My Breast Implant Rupture and Deflate?
It's true - breast implants are not forever. Implants deflate and rupture all the time. Learn why breat implant deflation and rupture happen, and find out how you can know if your breast implant has ruptured.
Summary
Does your baby have a flat head? It may be caused by a condition known as positional plagiocephaly. Learn all about what causes positional plagiocephaly and how it’s treated. Page 5.
How to Tell If You Need a Breast Lift
Looking to improve the appearance of your breasts? Think you need a breast lift, a breast augmentation, or both? Find out how to tell which procedure(s) you may need!
What is the Difference Between A Plastic...
The terms plastic surgeon and cosmetic surgeon are often used interchangeably, but there are some differences. Learn about the nuances between the two.
Recent Trends in Cosmetic Surgery: Increasing...
Celebrity plastic surgeon, Dr. Michael Fiorillo, discusses two increasingly popular trends in cosmetic surgery: labiaplasty and buttock augmentation.
IV Sedation Is Used for Minor Surgery with Less...
When you get a surgical procedure done, you may require intravenous sedation (IV sedation). What does IV sedation entail? Learn the definition.
Cellulite Treatments: Do They Really Work?
Sick of your cellulite? Spent hundreds on creams, lotions, and injections claiming to cure cellulite? Wondering if surgical treatments such as Cellulaze and VASERsmooth are all they’re cracked up to be in terms of getting rid of cellulite? Read the truth about these procedures here.
Do Your Eyes Age You? Achieve a More Youthful...
Are baggy, puffy, droopy eyes staring back at you in the mirror? Celebrity Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Michael Fiorillo, discusses blepharoplasty eyelid surgery.
Botox Resistance – When Botox Doesn&rsquo...
Botox injections are the most popular cosmetic procedure performed today worldwide. Yet it doesn't work for everybody. Some doctors will tell you it is impossible to be immune to Botox. However, it is indeed possible to develop a resistance to Botox, thanks to antibodies which act to neautralize the effects of the toxin.
The loss of facial volume makes the facial skin...
The hypodermis, also know as subcutaneous tissue, is the lowermost layer of skin. It is composed of fat, blood vessels and nerves.
Correcting areas of the body that need repair
Plastic surgery reconstructs the defects that occurs as a result of trauma, burns, disease or birth disorders.
Why Would a Woman Get a Labiaplasty?
Why would a woman get a labiaplasty? Find out why.
Lipo Patient #7
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Bare Your Belly Confidently! Achieve a Flat...
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Sex Reassignment Surgery
Sex reassignment surgery, also known as sex change surgery, continues to be a taboo topic. The basics of sex reassignment surgery are described here.
Injectable Fillers Carry Certain Risks
The formation of a granuloma is the body's immune system's response to a foreign body. Certain types of dermal fillers can cause a granuloma.
Post-op Care for Nipple and Areola Reconstruction
For many women who have undergone mastectomy and breast reconstruction, the process is not complete until after the complete reconstruction of not only the breast mound itself, but of the nipple and areola. A combination of techniques, including grafts, flaps, and micropigmentation, are used to simulate as closely as possible the appearance of the natural breast.
Get a Brilliant Bottom With a Brazilian Butt Lift
Celebrity plastic surgeon, Dr. Michael Fiorillo, discusses the Brazilian Butt Lift - a popular procedure that helps you achieve a natural looking backside.
Bad Plastic Surgery
Nobody wants to be a victim of plastic surgery gone wrong. We see news stories about bad plastic surgery all the time. In fact, there are entire websites devoted to awful plastic surgery or celebrity plastic surgery. But what is the reality of bad plastic surgery?
Facelift Recovery - Activity After Facelift
Read all about how to get the best possible outcome after a face lift surgery by knowing your limitations after face lift surgery.
All Hail to the Buttocks
How can I make my butt look bigger? Learn all the different ways to enhance your assets!
Bad Plastic Surgery: What to Do if It Happens...
How do you know if you've been a victim of bad plastic surgery? And what should you do if it happens to you? There are steps you can take if you think you've been a victim of plastic surgery gone wrong.
Hyperpigmentation
Definition of Hyperpigmentation. Plastic Surgery.
Surgery to the SMAS changes the appearance of...
The SMAS (superficial muscular aponeurotic system) is a layer of tissue deep within the skin that determines the structure of the face.
Breast Reduction Recovery
Breast reduction can be a life-changing event, especially for women who experience back pain and shoulder grooving from bra straps caused by big breasts. Read here for simple tips on how to make your breast reduction recovery go more smoothly.
Tummy Tuck Patient 1 - Side View
See before and after photos of plastic surgery patients who have undergone tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) surgery. Images are brought to you by Natalie Kita, your About.com guide to plastic surgery. Page 2.
10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Having...
Are you considering plastic surgery? Here are some questions and important things to consider before going under the knife for cosmetic reasons.
Improve the appearance of the skin and enhance...
Microdermabrasion is a minimally-invasive exfoliation of the skin that results in enhanced circulation and appearance of the skin.
How Is a Mini Tummy Tuck Done?
Just how low and how long is a mini tummy tuck incision?

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