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I have 10-year-old breast implants, now what?

This is a question that I get on a daily basis.  Women with aging implants are often confused about what they should be doing to care for their implants and are often concerned with when the implants will need to be exchanged or removed.  There are a lot of “urban myths” surrounding the long-term safety […]

A Breast Lift Improves the Shape of the Breasts

Beautiful breasts come in all sizes. What matters most is how they are shaped. If you are unhappy with the shape of your breasts, how proportionate they are, or if you want to give your sagging breasts an uplifted appearance, then a breast lift is the ideal solution that will provide you with a perfect, […]

An Easier Life Thanks to Breast Reduction

Breast reduction is probably the procedure with the highest patient satisfaction. The immediate feeling of lighter breasts is life changing. In fact, most women tell us, “I can’t believe I waited so long to have this done.” Dr. Troy Pittman has performed over 1,000 breast-reduction surgeries for women who are looking for lighter, perkier breasts. […]

truSculpt iD Gives You Better-Defined Curves without Surgery

The cosmetic surgery industry has been witnessing a rapid growth in non-invasive body sculpting and body contouring procedures. truSculpt iD is one such body sculpting solution from Cutera. It is a highly personalized, non-invasive procedure with proven clinical results. It can help treat the entire layer of fat and results in an average of 24% […]

Gynecomastia Can Be An Embarrassing Condition And Is Quite Prevalent

Gynecomastia is a common condition among men and boys, where the breast tissue swells up, causing the breasts to be enlarged. Although gynecomastia alone is not harmful, it can cause serious emotional distress such as insecurities, body image, and self-esteem issues among men and young boys. As distressing as it can be, those suffering from […]

Sagging Tummy? With an Abdominoplasty, We’ve Got You Covered

After going through multiple pregnancies or experiencing a sudden and significant increase in weight, the abdominal muscles may become weakened and your skin tissue in that area can become stretched out. Having weak abdominal muscle and loose, sagging skin is an issue that cannot be remedied easily. Many people try to get rid of these […]

Learn More About What Makes a Facelift Unique

A facelift is a surgical procedure that gives patients a more refreshed and youthful look. Through this treatment, a number of facial wrinkles can be smoothed away. The facelift addresses a sagging chin and cheeks and also takes care of the neck. The best facelifts should make you look natural, as if nothing has happened […]

Adding Volume to the Breasts by Transferring Fatty Tissue

Fat-transfer breast augmentation is a newer type of breast augmentation. Instead of using artificial implants, the plastic surgeon uses fatty tissue from your own body to enlarge your breasts. Women place a lot of importance on the appearance of their breasts. Not being comfortable with the way your breasts look can have a large impact […]

Capsular Contracture: Part 2

In my previous blog, I discussed the various grades of capsular contracture and the proposed causes of capsular contracture.  Let’s now take a look at prevention and treatment of this condition. Can capsular contracture be prevented? In many cases, the formation of capsular contracture is random and could be considered “bad luck.”  However, there are […]

Capsular Contracture: Part 1

What is capsular contracture? The formation of a capsule around a breast implant is part of normal wound healing.  The body’s natural response to a foreign object is to form a thin layer of scar tissue around the implant.  However, in capsular contracture, that thin layer of scar tissue becomes thicker and causes a problem […]

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