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Timing is Everything: Advice on That Post-Holiday Procedure

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

To every thing there is a season– including cosmetic plastic surgery. And winter, with its minimal sun exposure and bulky garments seems like the perfect time to sneak in that long-awaited tummy tuck, face lift, and more. But it is really the best time for you? Learn the details on how to best time your procedures for the new year.

Breast Reduction Surgery for Men and Boys

Friday, December 2nd, 2016

Gynecomastia, fibrous breast tissue in one or both sides of the chest in males, is an issue that affects people– both young and old. The increased incidents of gynecomastia are causing men and boys to turn to aesthetic plastic surgery for solutions, helping them find greater social confidence, increase participation in sports and more. In this Weekly Dose of Beauty, learn more about how breast reduction surgery is assisting with this challenging issue.

The Truth About Breast Augmentation and Breast-Feeding

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

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One of today’s hottest topics in aesthetic plastic surgery is the question of whether it’s still possible to breast feed with breast implants. And the answer? That depends a lot on a number of different factors, including the initial reason for the implants, as well as the way the implants were inserted. Many expecting mothers with implants also voice concerns about potential toxic exposure to the silicone in implants: is breastfeeding with implants safe? Find out these details and more in our informative Weekly Dose of Beauty article:

Shedding Light on The Vampire Breast Lift

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

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People are talking about it, and it’s just in time for Halloween … a platelet-rich plasma therapy (PRP) called the Vampire Breast Lift. In this Weekly Dose of Beauty, find out if the Vampire Breast Lift is safe and effective, or whether its claims are really all dust and shadows:

 

Breast Reconstruction: Nipple Tattooing After a Mastectomy

Thursday, October 15th, 2015

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This Weekly Dose of Beauty follows up on our Breast Cancer Awareness Month theme with a great article from the Smart Beauty Guide on post-mastectomy nipple tattooing…

This is a service we do provide here in our offices.

Breast Augmentation: Why Scheduling a Ten Year Check-up Can Be Important

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

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In our latest Weekly Dose of Beauty, find out why getting a check-up at your plastic surgeon’s might be a good idea for breast augmentation patients.

Think Pink: Resources for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Monday, October 5th, 2015

PinkBreastCancerAwarenessRibbonOctober is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the perfect time to talk about this dangerous disease—- as well as take the provisions needed for early detection. Check out this great resource site from the National Breast Cancer Foundation to create your Early Detection Plan, learn how to discuss and deal with a breast cancer diagnosis, host fundraisers and more.

Breast Enhancement: Areola Reduction Surgery

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

In this RealSelf video, Dr. Leo R. McCafferty talks about a less-discussed breast enhancement procedure, areola reduction surgery.

Breast Enhancement: Nipple Sensitivity Concerns Post-Augmentation

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

How do you maintain nipple sensitivity, after a breast augmentation procedure? Dr. Leo R. McCafferty discusses the topic in this informative RealSelf video.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the Importance of Self-Exams

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

Did you know October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month? Regular mammograms are important for women who are aged 40 and over, with or without breast augmentation. And for women beginning in their 20s, monthly self-exams are a great way to catch and detect any changes in the breast tissue. Early discovery is key! So how can you start performing self-exams at home? The American Cancer Society has a helpful how-to here: American Cancer Society Breast Self Exam Stay healthy. A few minutes self-exam may help save a life. PinkBreastCancerAwarenessRibbon