Answer: Yes, as with all surgeries that require an incision, patients who undergo an arm lift will have a visible scar. Tissue removed from a scar that runs from the elbow to the underarm will result in a scar, though we are careful to place the scar in the underside of the arm. This [...]
Answer: Because a male breast reduction is performed using SmartLipo, it is not necessary to remove or reposition the nipple. The patient’s nipple will remain intact as the surgeon gently removes excess fat and tissue via small incisions that can be later treated using scar cream, such as Scarguard.
Answer: Ginecomasty is the medical term for enlarged male breasts. Enlarged male breasts are due to excess breast tissue and fat in the chest, which, in most cases, can be corrected with liposuction. Only a very small number of males who suffer from ginecomasty require hormone therapy. A male breast reduction is less involved and [...]
Answer: Smartlipo is ideal for areas resistant to dieting and exercise. It is minimally invasive and designed to treat localized deposits of unwanted fat. Once the fat is eliminated, it will not return directly to that area.It is also a myth that fat will go elsewhere. Once the lipo is done, areas will be [...]
Overweight patients seeking a quick fix with weight loss surgery might find the road to slender to be anything but speedy. For many obese patients who go under the knife, plastic surgery is the next step in achieving the body they desire, as most are left with loose sagging skin post surgery. Yet, according to [...]
As a new Grandpa, I had the incentive recently to look at the rate of C-Sections. While my daughter did not need one, I was surprised to learn how common they have become. According to a New York Times article by Denise Grady, in 2007 the rate of C-Sections in the U.S. was 32%. That [...]