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Millicent Odunze, M.D.

Updated Articles and Resources

By Millicent Odunze, M.D.

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • The 10-Minute Tummy Tuck? Buyer Beware! Created: Sunday, November 06, 2011 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      Beware of the 10-Minute Tummy Tuck Scam!
    • How Can I Tell If I Need A Tummy Tuck? Created: Wednesday, December 28, 2011 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      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...
    • Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery) Created: Thursday, March 06, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      Blepharoplasty, eye lift or eyelid lift surgery, is the third most-popular cosmetic procedure in the United States today. Eyelid surgery can include the upper lids, lower lids or both, and its goal...
    • When to Resume Activity After Tummy Tuck Surgery Created: Sunday, May 22, 2011 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      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." itemprop="description"" --> itemprop="descripti...
    • How To Care For Your Tummy Tuck After Surgery Created: Wednesday, June 01, 2011 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      Read all about how to care for your tummy tuck incision and abdomen after tummy tuck surgery." itemprop="description"> Thursday, February 17, 2011 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      What are the advantages, disadvantages and complications of breast augmentation with your own fat?" itemprop="description"> Thursday, February 17, 2011 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      What is one of the most dreaded complications after plastic surgery? Two words - nerve damage." itemprop="description"> Monday, November 02, 2009 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      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 benefi...
    • Bad Plastic Surgery Created: Thursday, August 07, 2008 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      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 celebri...
    • Risks of Infection After Plastic Surgery Created: Thursday, February 17, 2011 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      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." itemprop="d="$zTP='t3'" --> itemprop...
    • Injectable Dermal Fillers Created: Friday, April 04, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      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 unde...
    • How to Tell If You Need a Breast Lift Created: Wednesday, December 28, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
      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!
    • How Long Will My Liposuction Results Last? Created: Thursday, March 06, 2008 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
      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.
    • 10 Things to Stop Doing If You’re Considering Plastic Surgery Created: Thursday, March 22, 2012 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
      10 Things to Stop Doing If You’re Considering Plastic Surgery
    • Non-Surgical Rhinoplasty - Can You Get a Nose Job Without Surgery? Created: Monday, October 26, 2009 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
      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 ...
    • What Is A Cleft Palate? Created: Sunday, November 13, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
      What exactly is a cleft palate and what does it look like? Learn all about cleft palate.
    • How Is a Tummy Tuck Done? Created: Wednesday, July 27, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
      Wondering how low your tummy tuck incision should be so that you can wear low-cut pants, underwear or bikini bottoms? Find out here.
    • 11 Questions to Ask Your Plastic Surgeon Created: Tuesday, November 27, 2007 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
      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...
    • Cosmetic Laser Procedures - Decoding Laser-Speak Created: Saturday, June 21, 2008 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
      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 mo...
    • Caring for Wounds After Surgery Created: Monday, March 24, 2008 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
      Many patients want to know how to properly care for their wounds after surgery in order to speed healing and minimize the chance of infection. Proper post-operative wound care is also important in ...
    • The Liquid Face Lift Created: Thursday, April 03, 2008 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
      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 volum...
    • How Is a Brazilian Butt Lift Done? Created: Thursday, September 29, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
      Learn where the markings are located for a Braziian Butt Lift.
    • Breast Revision Surgery Created: Friday, January 30, 2009 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
      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 ...
    • The Skinny On Lipozene Created: Monday, June 27, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
      Lose pounds of weight by just taking a pill? Sound too good to be true? Well it is.
    • Hypodermis Created: Thursday, March 19, 2009 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
      What is the hypodermis? You've probably heard of the top two layers of skin, the dermis and the epidermis, but many people have never heard of the layer of connective tissue and fat known as the hy...
    • Breast Reduction Recovery Created: Friday, May 27, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
      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 yo...
    • What is the Difference Between A Plastic Surgeon and a Cosmetic Surgeon? Created: Saturday, June 30, 2012 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
      The terms plastic surgeon and cosmetic surgeon are often used interchangeably, but there are some differences. Learn about the nuances between the two." itemprop="descriptit3'" --> itemprop="descri...
    • Why Would a Woman Get a Labiaplasty? Created: Thursday, February 17, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
      Why would a woman get a labiaplasty? Find out why.
    • Capsulectomy Created: Wednesday, January 28, 2009 Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014
      The most common complication of breast augmentation is capsular contracture. One of the ways to fix the problem is capsulectomy.
    • What Happens During Post-Mohs Reconstructive Surgery Created: Wednesday, July 01, 2009 Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014
      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 lesion...
    • Laser Tattoo Removal - What You Need to Know Created: Tuesday, December 16, 2008 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
      Thanks to laser tattoo removal, tattoos no longer have to be a life sentence. Laser tattoo removal is becoming one of the most popular cosmetic laser procedures. While getting a tattoo should still...
    • Liposuction: What You Need to Know Created: Thursday, April 24, 2008 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
      A cosmetic surgical procedure in which fat is suctioned out of the body from specific areas of localized fat deposits.It's not seen as weight loss surgery.

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