It can be disheartening to look in the mirror and not like what you see. For many people, no matter how hard they try, stubborn pockets of fat around their abdomens simply refuse to go away. This can lead to a variety of insecurities, including being unwilling to wear a bathing suit, not purchasing certain articles of clothing out of fear that it will look unflattering, and not feeling confident enough to go on dates or succeed at work.
Anyone considering a facelift is undoubtedly curious about how long it will be after surgery before they can go back to work or their daily activities. A facelift provides patients with undeniable benefits, helping to reduce wrinkles, sagging skin, and other signs of age. However, all of the benefits of a facelift may not be worth it if it means putting certain routines at risk.
As the weather heats up, it is time to consider some of the best plastic surgeries for summer. Warm weather means it is swimsuit season, and that means less clothing to hide potential problem areas from the peering eyes of friends, family, and the general public. Whether it is soaking up some sun at the pool, vacationing on a tropical beach, or getting comfortable at a local BBQ, summer is the time of year to flaunt your body.
Is there a connection between breast implants and cancer? Many breast implant patients have been asking this question in light of a recent breast implant recall by Allergan, one of the leading breast implant manufacturers. The breast implants were recalled by Allergan because the FDA detected a link between a specific type of implant and the development of anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL), a rare cancer of the immune system.
If you are seeking a cosmetic treatment that will result in a flatter stomach, you’re most likely debating between liposuction vs. a tummy tuck. Liposuction and a tummy tuck (also known as an abdominoplasty) are two surgical procedures that work to remove excess fat and improve the appearance of the abdomen, resulting in a slimmer and more attractive appearance.
As the infamous fashion world knows, trends come and go, but when it comes to plastic surgery trends, they’re constantly changing. What was in vogue a decade ago would cause both patients and plastic surgeons to cringe today, especially with so much advancement in technology. That is why Dr. Leo Lapuerta feels it is important to always stay on top of the latest facial plastic surgery trends. Below, he reviews some of the most prominent plastic surgery trends.