Body Contouring After Weight Loss: What You Need to Know

Losing extra weight is an accomplishment that deserves to be celebrated. But, many people experience sagging skin and small pockets of stubborn fat that won’t budge despite dieting and exercise. In these cases, body contouring can help you reach your desired appearance after weight loss. 

Here are the crucial facts that you should know when considering body contouring after weight loss:

Body Contouring Can Be Tailored To Your Needs.

Everyone’s different. So, your goals for body contouring are sure to be unique. Luckily, your plastic surgeon can tailor the procedure to your needs and wants. You can hand-pick the procedures that you’d like to undergo, which may include: (more…)

Why Working From Home Is Leading to a Rise in Plastic Surgeries

With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, many of us were suddenly forced to work from home. Though it’s been over two years since the beginning of the pandemic, many of its effects still linger – including working from home. 

This change has had a largely unexpected effect on plastic surgery. In a nationwide poll conducted by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, almost 30% of plastic surgery practices with a focus on cosmetics reported that their business has doubled (at least). 

So, why exactly has working from home created a rise in plastic surgeries? Let’s find out.  (more…)

Is It Safe To Combine Procedures?

Patients interested in undergoing plastic surgery often have multiple procedures on their wish lists. After all, if you’re already going under the knife, why not tackle multiple cosmetic concerns at once?

Unfortunately, the answer to this question isn’t always simple. Safety is the first consideration in any surgical procedure, including plastic surgery. So, let’s discuss the safety of combining plastic surgery procedures and whether it could work for you. 

Combining Plastic Surgery Procedures

In short, you can safely combine plastic surgery procedures, in most cases. Combining procedures means that they’ll be done in just one session, leading to lower costs and less recovery time. After all, you’ll only need to be given anesthesia and stay at the hospital once.  (more…)

How to Recover Safely After Plastic Surgery

Plastic surgery can quickly and effectively enhance your appearance. Aside from the cosmetic benefit, plastic surgery can significantly improve patients’ self-esteem and mental health. For this reason, plastic surgery has become a popular procedure alongside a healthy lifestyle and diet to improve overall well-being. 

Depending on the type of surgery, there can also be physical health benefits to plastic surgery. For example, patients who are overweight despite regular exercise can benefit from liposuction. The procedure can significantly reduce their body weight and lower their risk for conditions related to obesity.  (more…)

A Guide to Loose Skin

Do you have loose, sagging skin on your face or body? Does the loose skin cause you embarrassment or physical discomfort? In this guide, we’ll discuss the causes of loose skin and ways to correct it.

Causes of Loose Skin

Loose skin can result from various factors, including:

Age

As we age, our bodies naturally produce less collagen and elastin. Without these proteins to give the skin a firm structure that snaps back when stretched, it becomes lax and saggy. (more…)

How Do I Choose a Plastic Surgeon?

There’s a lot involved in plastic surgery, no matter if it’s for reconstructive or cosmetic purposes. Surgery is a huge decision that no one should make lightly. One of the biggest decisions a person will make when they decide to have plastic surgery is choosing a surgeon.

Plastic surgeons are everywhere, but they’re not all the same. It’s crucial for patients to do their due diligence before deciding to use a particular surgeon. Investigating and researching upfront will save you a lot of time, money, and headaches later on.

Some of the most important things to look out for when vetting potential plastic surgeons include: (more…)

Procedures to Consider After Major Weight Loss

After losing a significant amount of weight, you deserve to feel proud and confident in your own skin. Unfortunately, after major weight loss, many people are left with loose skin and/or small pockets of stubborn fat that don’t respond to dieting and exercise. 

Luckily, there are several cosmetic procedures that can create the physique you’ve always wanted after major weight loss. Some of the most popular options include: (more…)

Plastic Surgery Procedures to Get Before Summer

With summer fast approaching, many of us will soon be spending time on the beach or near the pool. If you’ve been contemplating plastic surgery for a confidence boost in your new bikini, now is the time to schedule your procedure. 

By undergoing plastic surgery now, you’ll have time to recover before summer is in full swing. Some of the most popular procedures for swimsuit season include: (more…)

How to Perk Up Your Saggy Breasts

Have your breasts lost their youthful lift? You’re not alone. As skin loses its elasticity with age, breasts tend to sag downwards and wrinkle. Additionally, the constant force of gravity can stretch breast tissue, pulling your breasts downward over time. 

With breast lift surgery, you can regain your perky breasts. This plastic surgery procedure restores the lift of the breasts and will give you a sexy, rejuvenated look.  (more…)

Common Tummy Tuck Questions

A tummy tuck is an excellent way to get rid of stubborn fat deposits and sagging skin on the abdomen. With this life-changing plastic surgery procedure, patients will gain a slimmer silhouette along with greater confidence while wearing their favorite swimsuits. 

If you’re considering a tummy tuck, there are probably a lot of questions on your mind. Here, we’ll answer the most commonly asked tummy tuck questions to help you decide if this procedure would be best for you.  (more…)