Dr. Rudy Coscia’s Blog

Treating Excess Skin After Significant Weight Loss

Losing a significant amount of weight through diet and exercise or weight loss surgery is a monumental accomplishment. Unfortunately, many individuals who lost a lot of weight, especially within a short period of time, are left with folds of loose, sagging skin that serve as an unpleasant reminder of who they used to be. Having [...]

By | 2020-06-18T15:37:06+00:00 September 15th, 2020|Body, Body Contouring, Post-Bariatric|0 Comments

The Life-Changing Benefits of Breast Reduction

If you have oversized, heavy breasts, you are very familiar with the physical and psychological burdens of being well-endowed. You may experience chronic backaches, welts on your shoulders from your bra straps or rashes due to the size and mass of your breasts. Emotionally, you may feel self-conscious or embarrassed by the appearance of your [...]

By | 2020-06-18T15:36:41+00:00 August 14th, 2020|Breast Reduction|0 Comments

Reversing Signs of Aging With Facial Fat Grafting

The conversation around facial anti-aging often revolves around reducing wrinkles and tightening loose skin. But addressing volume loss is just as important to revitalizing an aging face. Dermal fillers are a popular way to restore volume and suppleness; however, facial fat grafting offers benefits above and beyond what fillers can provide. Facial fat grafting transfers [...]

By | 2020-06-18T15:36:21+00:00 July 13th, 2020|Facial Fat Grafting, Facial Fat Injections|0 Comments

What to Do If You Want Bigger or Smaller Implants

Breast implants are safe and reliable medical devices that enhance breast size for improved confidence. Many breast augmentation patients enjoy their implants for years. However, it is possible to fall out of love with your implants. This might happen right away, if you regret not going bigger or smaller with your implants. Or, it can [...]

By | 2020-03-31T23:11:44+00:00 June 11th, 2020|Breast Augmentation, Breast Revision|0 Comments

What Areas Can Liposuction Treat?

Sometimes diet and exercise are not enough to give us the slim, sculpted physique we desire. It is possible to follow a clean diet, exercise regularly and be within a healthy weight range, yet still have unwanted fat in certain areas that look disproportionate to the rest of your body. If that excess fat makes [...]

By | 2020-03-31T23:11:29+00:00 April 8th, 2020|Liposuction|0 Comments

How to Get the Best Facelift Outcome

When investing time and money into plastic surgery, it is normal to be curious about the type of results you will see and how long they will last. With regard to facelift, the decisions you make before and after surgery will affect the quality and longevity of your results. Read on as Dr. Rudy Coscia [...]

By | 2020-03-02T21:39:10+00:00 March 7th, 2020|Facelift|0 Comments

What Tummy Tuck Can (and Can’t) Accomplish

If you have gotten down to your goal weight, work out regularly and eat a clean diet, yet do not see the slim, sleek abdomen you desire, you might be a good candidate for surgical improvement with Dr. Rudy Coscia. The Sacramento plastic surgeon offers different options to target your stomach, including tummy tuck. In [...]

By | 2020-03-02T21:38:47+00:00 January 3rd, 2020|Tummy Tuck|0 Comments

Is the Rhinoplasty Recovery Painful?

If you are considering rhinoplasty, one question that is bound to be on your mind is, “How painful is the rhinoplasty recovery?” The truth is, you may feel uncomfortable at points during your recovery. However, Dr. Rudy Coscia, a trusted rhinoplasty surgeon in Sacramento, can also confidently say that thanks to today’s advances in technique [...]

By | 2020-03-02T21:32:15+00:00 December 2nd, 2019|Rhinoplasty|0 Comments

Signs You’re a Great Candidate for Breast Lift

Over time breasts naturally start to sag and droop on the chest; this sagging and drooping is often exacerbated by factors such as pregnancy, nursing and significant weight fluctuation. If you find yourself with saggy, flat or “deflated” looking breasts after having children or losing a lot of weight, you might consider having breast lift [...]

By | 2020-01-08T16:34:34+00:00 November 22nd, 2019|Breast Lift|0 Comments

Will I Be Able to Sit After a Thigh Lift?

A thigh lift is an excellent choice for people who want to get rid of sagging thigh skin - but what can you expect from your recovery process? For example, will you be able to sit or walk after a thigh lift?Read on to discover our surprising advice on moving and sitting after thigh lift [...]

By | 2019-09-27T12:46:49+00:00 October 22nd, 2019|Body, Procedures, Thigh Lift|0 Comments

Can I Get Implants with My Breast Lift?

Whether you’ve just lost a lot of weight or you’ve had children, you know one thing for certain: You’re ready for perkier, more youthful-looking breasts.While a breast lift is an excellent option for patients who are solely focused on addressing drooping issues, the truth is many patients often wonder if it’s possible to correct sagging [...]

By | 2019-09-03T14:29:58+00:00 September 26th, 2019|Breast Augmentation, Breast Lift, Procedures|0 Comments

How Long Will My Facelift Results Last?

Interested in getting a facelift, but not sure how long your facelift results may last for? What to Expect from My Facelift ResultsYour facelift results are usually visible almost right away, although bruising and swelling may prevent you from seeing final results for about four to six weeks.Facelift results can be life-changing, especially for patients [...]

By | 2019-09-03T14:28:22+00:00 August 20th, 2019|Face, Facelift, Facelift, Plastic Surgery, Results|0 Comments

Should I Get a Brow Lift with My Eyelid Lift?

We’re more conscious of our appearance than ever - that’s why, when it comes to correcting sagging eyelid skin, many patients tend to ask if they should combine a brow lift with an eyelid lift.It’s a good question; one that can lead to significant positive results for patients who may need a little more than [...]

By | 2019-07-25T13:31:18+00:00 July 25th, 2019|Brow Lift, Eyelid Lift|0 Comments

How Long Do CoolSculpting Results Last?

Are you interested in undergoing a CoolSculpting treatment, but not sure how long those results will last for?We get it. That’s why we’ve outlined the average duration of CoolSculpting results, including steps you can take to maintain your results once you achieve them. Average Duration of CoolSculpting [...]

By | 2019-07-25T13:30:23+00:00 July 10th, 2019|CoolSculpting|0 Comments

How Long Does It Take to Get CoolSculpting?

You’re definitely interested in CoolSculpting - but you’re not so interested in taking up a lot of your day to get it done. That’s why you’re interested in knowing how long it takes to get CoolSculpting, including how many total sessions you’ll need to see the results you want.Fortunately, we’ve got answers on your biggest [...]

By | 2019-06-19T16:49:49+00:00 June 28th, 2019|CoolSculpting|0 Comments

Is a Tummy Tuck Part of a Mommy Makeover?

Are you interested in undergoing a Mommy Makeover, but not sure it will include the one surgery you’re really interested in: a tummy tuck?We’ve got the answers. Read on to discover if a tummy tuck can be included in a Mommy Makeover, and how to tell if you’re a good candidate for this popular surgery. [...]

By | 2019-06-17T13:30:29+00:00 June 10th, 2019|Mommy Makeover|0 Comments

How Can I Get Rid of Excess Skin After Weight Loss?

If you’ve recently lost a large amount of weight, congratulations! It’s no small feat to lose weight, so you should give yourself a major pat on the back. However, with significant weight loss comes the possibility for excess skin. This usually happens when the skin doesn’t “snap back” or can’t quite keep [...]

By | 2019-04-26T20:22:37+00:00 May 10th, 2019|Tummy Tuck|0 Comments

Can I Breastfeed After a Breast Lift?

Are you interested in getting a breast lift, but nervous about how it could affect any future breastfeeding? Whether you’re just starting your family or considering one more addition to your growing unit, here’s what you need to know about breastfeeding after a breast lift. View [...]

By | 2019-04-23T14:22:34+00:00 April 24th, 2019|Breast Lift|0 Comments

What are the Advantages of Facial Fat Injections?

Want a younger-looking facial appearance - without actually adding anything synthetic to your face? If you shy away at the thought of dermal fillers or silicone implants, you may be a good candidate for facial fat injections. These treatments use your body’s own fat to add volume to key facial areas, leading to a more [...]

By | 2019-04-23T15:22:10+00:00 April 12th, 2019|Facial Fat Injections|0 Comments

Am I a Candidate for a Brazilian Butt Lift?

Are you interested in undergoing a Brazilian Butt Lift procedure, but not sure if you’re a good candidate? Not to worry - we’ve listed out the criteria you’ll need to meet to experience the augmenting power of this popular procedure! Candidates for a Brazilian Butt Lift If you’re wondering if [...]

By | 2019-01-30T18:41:03+00:00 February 18th, 2019|Brazilian Butt Lift|0 Comments

Am I Ready for Botox?

Botox is one of the most popular anti-aging injectables available on the market today - and for good reason. Many people hail Botox’s ability to diminish the look of wrinkles and fine lines, while adding a subtle lift to drooping eyebrows. And it’s not just aging symptoms that respond to Botox; researchers have found [...]

By | 2019-01-29T18:30:56+00:00 February 4th, 2019|Facial Rejuvenation|0 Comments

How Long is the Recovery From a Rhinoplasty?

Rhinoplasty - also referred to as a nose job - is a surgical procedure that’s performed in order to give patients more confidence about their facial appearance. From creating facial symmetry to correcting past injuries, a rhinoplasty procedure can do a lot; that’s precisely why it remains one of the most popular plastic surgery [...]

By | 2019-01-30T15:21:55+00:00 January 23rd, 2019|Rhinoplasty|0 Comments

What is the Downtime for a Tummy Tuck?

Are you interested in undergoing a tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) surgery - but nervous that there will be too much downtime involved? Let’s take a closer look at how much time you’ll need to take off after your tummy tuck surgery, including what you should do to have a successful recovery. [...]

By | 2019-04-12T14:16:50+00:00 December 20th, 2018|Tummy Tuck|0 Comments

How Can I Prepare for My Breast Augmentation?

If you’ve recently decided to undergo a breast augmentation procedure, congratulations! It might feel like you’re taking a huge leap of faith, but don’t worry - in terms of patient satisfaction, breast augmentations consistently rank near the top, meaning you’re extremely likely to be pleased with your results. Do you feel like you want [...]

By | 2019-12-18T00:01:28+00:00 December 4th, 2018|Breast Augmentation|0 Comments

How is a Chin Augmentation Done?

If you’re unhappy with the appearance of your chin, there are options out there to help you get the jawline you’ve always wanted. Chin augmentation is a surgical procedure that can help augment your chin, thus creating the shape you’ve always wanted and helping you feel more confident about your appearance. But how [...]

By | 2019-02-11T21:16:53+00:00 November 15th, 2018|Board Certified Plastic Surgeon|0 Comments

Am I a Good Candidate For a Tummy Tuck?

Are you interested in undergoing a tummy tuck procedure - but you’re not exactly sure if you’re a good candidate? Before we dive into your candidacy, let’s quickly outline the tummy tuck surgery, including what it is, what it addresses, and what results most patients can expect after recovering from the procedure. A tummy [...]

By | 2019-12-18T00:02:48+00:00 November 5th, 2018|Tummy Tuck|0 Comments

What is the Difference Between a Breast Lift and a Breast Augmentation?

If you’re unhappy with the appearance of your breasts, you may have considered undergoing surgery to correct or augment your chest. Cosmetic procedures like breast augmentation and a breast lift can help enhance and/or restore your breasts back to their original appearance. So whether you’ve lost volume as a result of breastfeeding or just [...]

By | 2019-12-13T19:45:02+00:00 October 18th, 2018|Breast Augmentation, Breast Lift Procedure|0 Comments

Do I Have to Get a Necklift with My Facelift?

If you’re interested in getting a facelift, you’ve probably done all your research. You know that a facelift can help take years off of your appearance by correcting sagging muscles, removing excess skin, and fading the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. You may also know that the results from a facelift procedure can last [...]

By | 2019-04-12T14:19:23+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|Facelift, Necklift|0 Comments

What is Involved in Male Breast Reduction?

For many men, male breasts can be a significant source of low self-esteem and embarrassment. Plenty of male patients come to our office and tell us that they’ve been hesitant to remove their shirts on the beach or become intimate with a partner because they’re unhappy with the way their chest looks. [...]

By | 2019-04-15T13:34:35+00:00 September 10th, 2018|Male Breast Reduction|0 Comments

How Sclerotherapy Removes Spider and Varicose Veins

Spider veins and varicose veins may not be dangerous to your health, but that doesn’t mean you’re not concerned about their presence. Those visible veins can make you feel self-conscious about showing off your legs, arms, or anywhere else they might appear. Whether you want to show off your legs in a dress or [...]

By | 2019-12-18T00:05:58+00:00 August 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Am I a Candidate for a NeoGraft Hair Transplant?

If you’re experiencing hair loss or noticing that your hairline is beginning to recede, don’t resign yourself to baldness. The NeoGraft Hair Transplant represents a brand-new approach to hair regrowth and restoration, as it can help you restore your natural hairline without obvious-looking plugs or blatant surgery scars. But whether you’re just [...]

By | 2019-04-15T13:32:26+00:00 August 1st, 2018|NeoGraft Hair Transplant|0 Comments

Fine-Tune Your Beach Body With CoolSculpting

It may be the middle of summer, but if you’re like most people, you’re probably still on the quest to get your ultimate beach body. Sure, you’re eating right and getting plenty of exercise - but there are still some pockets of fat you’d like to get rid of before the sun sets on [...]

By | 2018-09-29T13:06:36+00:00 July 15th, 2018|CoolSculpting|0 Comments

How Long Does It Take to Complete Laser Hair Removal?

Are you interested in undergoing laser hair removal? If you are, you’ve probably had dreams of smoother, hair-free skin. Maybe you’ve been picturing how you’ll rock that bikini without feeling self-conscious about body hair. Perhaps you’re imagining being able to take off your shirt at the gym, confident in the fact that [...]

By | 2019-04-15T13:30:50+00:00 July 2nd, 2018|Laser Hair Removal|0 Comments

What are the Benefits of HydraFacials?

Dreaming of glowing skin that looks like it belongs on its own magazine cover? Then it’s time to introduce yourself to the HydraFacial, an advanced facial treatment that uses multiple steps to help cleanse, purify, exfoliate, and hydrate your facial skin. With just a single HydraFacial treatment, you’ll notice that your skin looks smoother, [...]

By | 2018-08-07T21:20:57+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Facial Rejuvenation|0 Comments

The Non-Surgical Solution to Get Rid of a Double Chin

If you eat right and work out, it might be frustrating to continually see your double chin resist your dedicated efforts. Sure, the rest of your body might be responding to all of your hard work, but unfortunately, all you can notice is that little excess fat underneath your chin and around your jawline. [...]

By | 2018-08-07T20:45:18+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Kybella|0 Comments

Will a Breast Lift Make My Chest Look Smaller?

If you’re interested in undergoing a breast lift procedure, it’s likely you want to restore your breasts’ youthfulness and perkiness. A breast lift procedure is performed in order to address drooping and sagging that may have occurred as a result of aging, breastfeeding, or weight loss. The procedure corrects drooping by removing excess skin [...]

By | 2019-01-30T15:28:08+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|Breast Lift|0 Comments

Is a Chin Augmentation Different From a Lower Facelift?

These days, it seems as though there are a number of surgical procedures designed to help you achieve a more youthful appearance. Between chin implants, facelifts, and facial injections, it’s no wonder more patients are confused about what’s the best treatment to achieve their desired results. If you’re bothered by sagging skin or [...]

By | 2019-04-11T15:39:36+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Facelift|0 Comments

How Much Does a Tummy Tuck Cost?

Interested in undergoing a tummy tuck procedure? A tummy tuck - also known as an abdominoplasty - is a surgical treatment designed to help remove the stubborn “pooch” that may prevent patients from achieving a flatter stomach. The most common candidates for a tummy tuck procedure are those individuals who live a healthy lifestyle [...]

By | 2018-08-07T20:32:15+00:00 April 2nd, 2018|Tummy Tuck|0 Comments

Can I Breastfeed After a Breast Augmentation?

If you’re considering a breast augmentation, you probably have plenty of questions on your mind. Questions like: What size implants should I get? How do I choose the right plastic surgeon? What can I expect after surgery? But there’s one question that many women tend to ask, especially those who [...]

By | 2019-01-30T15:27:14+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Breast Augmentation|0 Comments

How Can I Tell If I Need a Facelift?

Are you interested in a facelift procedure - but not exactly sure if you’re ready for one? It’s understandable; after all, many patients often question if they’re eligible for a facelift based on their current aging symptoms, or if they’d be better off seeking out a non-surgical option first. If you find yourself wondering [...]

By | 2018-08-07T20:22:55+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Facelift|0 Comments

What Is a Body Lift?

If you’ve lost a significant amount of weight recently, you may be a good candidate for a total body lift. In cases of major weight loss, the skin can’t keep up with fat loss, meaning it can become loose and saggy. This surgery helps counteract that effect by removing excess skin and contouring the [...]

By | 2019-12-18T00:05:00+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Post-Bariatric|0 Comments

What Benefits Can You Enjoy With Our Crisalix 3D Imaging?

If you’ve thought about undergoing a rhinoplasty or breast augmentation procedure but ultimately decided not to do it, what was the main reason? For many people, it’s the inability to visualize how they might look post-procedure. While the majority of rhinoplasty or breast augmentation patients are pleased with their new appearance, there’s no denying [...]

By | 2018-07-18T14:39:17+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Breast Augmentation, Rhinoplasty|0 Comments

Am I a Good Candidate For a Tummy Tuck?

Are you interested in undergoing a tummy tuck procedure - but you’re not exactly sure if you’re a good candidate? Before we dive into your candidacy, let’s quickly outline the tummy tuck surgery, including what it is, what it addresses, and what results most patients can expect after recovering from the procedure. A tummy tuck [...]

By | 2018-07-06T17:36:11+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Tummy Tuck|0 Comments

What is the Difference Between a Breast Lift and a Breast Augmentation?

If you’re unhappy with the appearance of your breasts, you may have considered undergoing surgery to correct or augment your chest. Cosmetic procedures like breast augmentation and a breast lift can help enhance and/or restore your breasts back to their original appearance. So whether you’ve lost volume as a result of breastfeeding or just want [...]

By | 2018-07-06T17:28:58+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Breast Augmentation, Breast Lift Procedure|0 Comments

How Much Does a Brazilian Butt Lift Cost?

A Brazilian butt lift is a very popular procedure designed to enhance and amplify the look of a person’s buttocks - all while using their own natural fat. Unlike butt augmentation with implants - which carry the risk of rejection and can often look unnatural -  the Brazilian butt lift carries no risks for rejection [...]

By | 2019-01-29T18:39:21+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Brazilian Butt Lift|0 Comments

What is the Best Procedure for Reducing Sagging Jowls?

They say you look as young as you feel – but sometimes even a youthful spirit can’t stop facial fat pads from breaking down and migrating south. As we age, facial fat begins to feel the tug of gravity. When weaker skin laxity is added to the equation, it can often result in the [...]

By | 2018-07-06T17:03:27+00:00 September 30th, 2017|Facelift|0 Comments

What Types of Implants are Best: Silicone or Saline?

Are you planning on undergoing a breast augmentation procedure in the near future? You’re not alone – the procedure is very popular in the United States (over 300,000 are performed each year), with lots of great confidence-boosting benefits. For so many women, breast augmentation can help them feel more comfortable in their clothing or [...]

By | 2018-07-06T17:03:44+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Breast Augmentation|0 Comments

What’s the Recovery Time for a Breast Augmentation?

Have you considered undergoing a breast augmentation surgery recently?   Maybe you want to update your figure with fuller breasts, or perhaps you’re ready to say goodbye to asymmetrical breasts. Whatever the reasons for wanting to undergo this popular surgery, there’s just one thing that’s been holding you back - the recovery time for [...]

By | 2018-07-06T17:04:08+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Breast Augmentation|0 Comments

What Is the Best Time of Year to Undergo Facial Laser Resurfacing?

You may already know that facial laser resurfacing is one of the best ways to achieve a luminous and refreshed complexion.  If you suffer from hyperpigmentation, acne scars, or any other skin issues, facial laser resurfacing can help minimize these problems and reveal your best skin ever.  Given all the benefits associated with facial laser [...]

By | 2017-08-17T22:22:32+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Facial Rejuvenation|0 Comments

Is NeoGraft Hair Transplant Safer Than Other Hair Transplant Procedures?

If you’re interested in undergoing hair transplantation to achieve thicker, more natural-looking hair, you might be interested in NeoGraft Hair Transplantation.  This procedure uses the FUE method (follicular unit extraction) to achieve a realistic hairline – something that simply can’t be achieved with hair plugs or weaves.  What’s more, the procedure is relatively quick, as [...]

By | 2017-08-17T22:16:22+00:00 August 7th, 2017|Hair Transplant|0 Comments

How Long Will the Results For a CoolSculpting Procedure Last?

Did you know that CoolSculpting is one of the most popular non-surgical body contouring procedures available today? It’s for good reason: CoolSculpting has been shown to reduce up to 21% of fat cells in a treatment area, which results in significant inch loss.  The device works by transmitting freezing energy to the fat cells that [...]

By | 2017-08-17T22:09:38+00:00 July 27th, 2017|CoolSculpting|0 Comments

Is Kybella Safe?

Want to put an end to your double chin – but can’t seem to target it through diet and exercise? You’re not alone.  Submental fat (the fat located underneath your chin) is notoriously difficult to get rid of.  Most chin fat can only be targeted through significant weight loss; even then, submental fat could be [...]

By | 2017-08-17T22:03:42+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Kybella|0 Comments

Breast Lift Procedure: Will My Breasts Sag After I Have a Child

If you’re interested in undergoing a breast lift procedure – but you’re not sure you’re done having children – it’s important to learn how your breast lift results could be impacted by having another child. A breast lift procedure doesn’t involve implants or add volume; instead, a breast lift is a surgical procedure that’s performed [...]

By | 2017-06-30T21:52:56+00:00 June 30th, 2017|Breast Augmentation, Breast Lift Procedure|0 Comments

Can Hair Transplantation Be Done Without Scars?

You’re definitely interested in undergoing hair transplantation, but there’s just one thing holding you back – the possibility of visible surgical scars. It’s no wonder surgical scars are a cause for concern.  The whole point of hair transplantation is to achieve thicker, more natural-looking hair.  Surgical scars certainly make it difficult for you to achieve [...]

By | 2017-07-26T17:48:33+00:00 June 15th, 2017|NeoGraft Hair Transplant|0 Comments

What Is the Recovery Time For Facial Fat Injections?

If you’re interested in achieving a truly youthful appearance, it’s not enough to focus on minimizing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.  Any glance at a teenager or person in their early twenties will show that youthful faces have a certain type of roundness to them.  Rather than hollowed-out cheeks or sagging skin, they [...]

By | 2017-06-30T21:25:33+00:00 June 3rd, 2017|Facial Fat Grafting, Facial Rejuvenation|0 Comments

Is NeoGraft the Best Hair Transplant Method?

If you feel self-conscious about your hairline, you may have considered several types of therapies that could help you get your hair back.  From over-the-counter thickening products to hair plugs, there’s nothing you haven’t considered.  But if you haven’t heard of NeoGraft Hair Replacement System yet, then it’s time to make a consultation appointment with [...]

By | 2017-06-07T22:41:19+00:00 May 21st, 2017|NeoGraft Hair Transplant|0 Comments

Breast Implants Guide: 5 Frequently Asked Questions

If you’re interested in undergoing a breast augmentation, you may know that one of the most important decisions you can make for your procedure involves which type of breast implants you’ll select.  Breast implants can have a significant impact on the size and appearance of your breasts.  Some implants are meant to improve the appearance [...]

By | 2017-06-07T22:22:58+00:00 May 7th, 2017|Breast Augmentation|0 Comments

CoolSculpting Guide: What You Need to Know Beforehand

Have you heard about CoolSculpting yet? It’s the latest body contouring treatment designed to help you shape those troublesome areas that have always been difficult to correct on your own.  CoolSculpting is safe, effective, and best of all, cleared by the FDA for treatment of stubborn pockets of fat around the waist, thighs, and even [...]

By | 2017-06-07T22:24:30+00:00 April 7th, 2017|CoolSculpting|0 Comments

How Soon Can I Work Out After a Gynecomastia Procedure?

Gynecomastia is a medical condition that causes the enlargement of male breasts (also referred to as “man boobs”).  While the medical community agrees that gynecomastia can be caused by genetics, hormonal changes, weight gain, and even some medications, there’s no real predicting factor for who is likely to develop male breasts. For men who suffer [...]

By | 2019-12-12T19:51:52+00:00 November 21st, 2016|Gynecomastia|0 Comments

What Is The Recovery Time For a Tummy Tuck?

A tummy tuck – also known as an abdominoplasty – is a surgical procedure that removes excess skin and fat from the abdominal area.  Additionally, the tummy tuck procedure can be used to correct laxity in the abdominal wall muscles that may have occurred during pregnancy. What Happens During the Abdominoplasty? The abdominoplasty is performed [...]

By | 2017-04-24T06:05:31+00:00 November 21st, 2016|Tummy Tuck|2 Comments

Rejuvenate Your Eyes With a Blepharoplasty Procedure

For some people, undereye bags aren’t just a temporary inconvenience – they can often feel like a permanent part of their facial makeup.  Drooping eyelids and brows, undereye bags, and dark circles can all make a person look constantly tired and fatigued – not to mention older before his or her time.  These cosmetic issues [...]

By | 2017-04-24T06:05:31+00:00 September 16th, 2016|Blepharoplasty|1 Comment

Do All Post-Bariatric Patients Need Surgery?

For many obese patients, the concept of going through surgery starts and ends with bariatric surgery, which is a surgical procedure that’s designed to help people lose large quantities of weight over a short period of time.  Common bariatric procedures include the lap-band surgery (where a band is placed around the stomach to limit food [...]

By | 2017-04-24T06:05:31+00:00 September 16th, 2016|Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, Post-Bariatric|0 Comments

Tip Rhinoplasty: What Is The Procedure?

Rhinoplasty has always been a popular cosmetic surgery; in fact, over 250,000 nose-reshaping surgeries are performed each and every year.  During a normal rhinoplasty procedure, the plastic surgeon may address the shape of multiple areas of the nose, including the bridge, tip, and radix. But what happens when you’re only concerned with how the tip [...]

By | 2017-04-24T06:05:31+00:00 August 16th, 2016|Facial Rejuvenation, Rhinoplasty|1 Comment

Why Board Certification Is Critical When Choosing a Plastic Surgeon

When it comes to taking care of yourself, you’re not one to sacrifice on quality.  You make sure you eat healthy, clean foods.  You make sure that your beauty and healthcare products are free from any artificial ingredients.  You even carefully research where you’re going to spend your next evening out… So why wouldn’t you [...]

By | 2017-04-24T06:05:31+00:00 July 15th, 2016|Board Certified Plastic Surgeon|1 Comment

Questions To Ask Before Your Facelift: Top Ten Facelift Tips

It’s understandable that you’ll have a lot of questions before undergoing your facelift procedure.  That’s OK – in fact, most plastic surgeons prefer you to come into your facelift consultation with all of your questions! A facelift procedure is a major surgery, but has significant payoffs.  A facelift surgery can help address plenty of common [...]

By | 2017-04-24T06:05:31+00:00 July 5th, 2016|Facelift|2 Comments

How Long Will Swelling From Fat Grafting Last?

Facial fat grafting is quickly becoming one of the most popular treatments at plastic surgery practices across the country.  This procedure involves harvesting fat from another part of the body – typically the thighs or stomach – and re-injecting that fat into key parts of the face.  This procedure is done to naturally enhance facial [...]

By | 2017-04-24T06:05:31+00:00 June 15th, 2016|Facial Fat Grafting, Facial Rejuvenation|0 Comments

What’s Better For Modest, Natural Results: A Teardrop or Round Implant?

For many women, the idea of having excessive cleavage from breast augmentation may be unappealing.  These women are looking for enhanced breasts that add volume and size, without creating the kind of cleavage that’s often a big giveaway of a breast augmentation procedure. With that in mind, what’s better for modest, natural results: a teardrop-shaped [...]

By | 2017-04-24T06:05:32+00:00 June 8th, 2016|Breast Augmentation|0 Comments

How Do I Sleep After a Mommy Makeover?

A Mommy Makeover is a great way to achieve your pre-baby body.  This procedure – which actually combines multiple procedures into one treatment – tightens and strengthens the stomach, lifts and enhances the breasts, and removes any excess skin on the abdomen.  Mommy Makeovers can also be customized to a patient’s exact liking, with many [...]

By | 2017-04-24T06:05:32+00:00 May 25th, 2016|Facial Rejuvenation, Mommy Makeover|0 Comments

Brazilian Butt Lift vs. Butt Augmentation vs. Butt Lift

Flip open any magazine or turn on any TV channel, and it’s likely you’ll hear all about the recent phenomenon of women wanting to enhance the size of their buttocks.  From emphasizing squats at the gym to wearing butt-enhancing shapewear, more people are chasing after dreams of a larger derriere.  The plastic surgery industry has [...]

By | 2017-04-24T06:05:32+00:00 May 12th, 2016|Brazilian Butt Lift|0 Comments

What Are the Differences Between Shaped and Round Implants?

Congratulations – you’ve made the decision to undergo breast augmentation surgery! This choice can lead to a life-changing impact, especially if you’ve been self-conscious about the size or appearance of your breasts. Whether you’ve decided to have breast augmentation surgery to enhance your breast size or counteract the effects of pregnancy or aging, that’s not [...]

By | 2017-04-24T06:05:32+00:00 May 5th, 2016|Breast Augmentation|2 Comments

Can You Have a Baby After a Tummy Tuck?

A tummy tuck is a great procedure for moms who want to repair some of the damage done to the abdominal wall during pregnancy.  The abdominal wall – which is responsible for helping your stomach look tighter – has to stretch to accommodate the growing baby during pregnancy; as a result, new moms often struggle [...]

By | 2017-04-24T06:05:32+00:00 April 18th, 2016|Tummy Tuck|0 Comments

How Long Does a Facelift Last?

Let’s face it – sometimes anti-wrinkle creams and serums just don’t cut it.  When you’re dealing with moderate to severe wrinkles and sagging skin, you need more help than what over-the-counter creams can offer you. If the above sounds familiar, you may benefit from a facelift.  A traditional facelift allows you to tackle the most [...]

By | 2017-04-24T06:05:32+00:00 April 12th, 2016|Facelift|0 Comments

Breast Augmentation Recovery: What Can I Expect?

Deciding to undergo a breast augmentation procedure can be a major decision with life-changing consequences.  After all, you’re not just changing the shape of your body; you’re changing the way you feel about yourself.  You’ll suddenly carry yourself with more confidence; you won’t feel so self-conscious about the size or appearance of your breasts. You [...]

By | 2017-04-24T06:05:32+00:00 April 4th, 2016|Breast Augmentation|0 Comments