Drains are often used during or after surgery to help the body expel fluids that collect at the surgical site. Abdominoplasty, or tummy tucks, are no different and patients will have one or two temporary tummy tuck drains inserted after the procedure. Drains After Tummy Tuck Help With Healing Although it may sound weird that your body needs to drain after tummy tuck surgery, it’s important to understand draining is necessary to help your body heal from the surgery and [...]
As more women delay childbirth, we’re seeing more pregnant moms who have had breast implants. Many have asked if breastfeeding with breast implants is possible. For many women, the answer is yes. When Can You Breastfeed With Implants? Women whose incisions were under the breasts and whose implants are under the muscles are most likely to be able to successfully breastfeed. This is because incision and implant locations are away from milk ducts and nerves associated with milk production. Women [...]
Tummy tuck surgery, also called abdominoplasty, removes excess fat and tightens loose skin around the abdomen caused by weight loss (including post-pregnancy). Preparing for tummy tuck surgery is similar to getting ready for most elective or scheduled procedures.
Botox and dermal fillers are cosmetic procedures that “erase” signs of aging on the face with injected treatments. There is quite a bit of difference between botox and fillers, starting with the areas they treat best. Read on to learn which procedure is the best approach for your cosmetic treatment.
Breast augmentation post-op care is as important as the surgical procedure itself. Patients who have had any kind of breast surgery should carefully follow their surgeon’s instructions to ensure complete healing with minimal scars. Here are a few tips on how to take care of yourself after the procedure.
If you are considering breast augmentation in the Scottsdale area, implant choices abound. The first consideration that springs to mind is size, of course. We assume that size is what makes the greatest impact on our silhouette between before and after photos.
Breasts are mostly fatty tissue, and athletes usually don’t have much in the way of body fat. As such, breast augmentation is a fairly common choice among female athletes who want the best of both worlds: an athletic physique and feminine curves.
As a busy mom, you may feel the need to seek out breast augmentation surgery. You might be wondering how you will ever be able to manage breast after-care with all the things you have to do in a day. Don't you worry, here are tips on how to handle it.
When one thinks of gynecomastia, the term “man boobs” quickly comes to mind. Gynecomastia can result for a number of reasons, but a hormonal imbalance of testosterone and estrogen is cited as most prevalent. For a man that takes pride in his physical appearance, the thought of anyone noticing your man boobs is a crippling fear that leaves you feeling hopeless. While this condition is known to be somewhat common (affecting more than 1/3 of the world’s men), the psychological [...]