November Procedure of the Month: What does it take to contour the arms or remove batwings?

November Procedure of the Month: What does it take to contour the arms or remove batwings?

What does it take to contour the arms or remove batwings? Fall, Winter, and early Spring are the perfect time to address concerns regarding the upper arms. Cooler weather allows for long sleeves and sweaters so healing can take place inconspicuously. “Batwings” or “Bingo Arms” are some of the common terms patients use to describe […]

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August 2020 Procedure of the Month: Beauty and Self Confidence from Our New Perspective

August 2020 Procedure of the Month: Beauty and Self Confidence from Our New Perspective

Throughout the Covid-19 shutdown, our culture has had an opportunity to slow things down and take time to re-evaluate our lives and the things that are important to us. When it came time for our practice to re-open our doors, we found patients were coming in to address things that had bothered them for years, […]

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July 2020 Procedure of the Month: Wound healing

July 2020 Procedure of the Month: Wound healing

A common concern of patients that are considering a surgical procedure is the fear of scarring. Scars, or incisions, should be addressed during the initial consultation and any concerns or fears should be discussed at this time. Education is always key when it comes to discussing a potential surgery. Patients will need to play an […]

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June 2020 Procedure of the month: Breast Augmentation and Mastopexy (Breast Lift)

Breast Augmentation and Mastopexy (Breast Lift)   When restoring the shape and volume to a breast, many times this requires not only adding volume to reshape the breast, but also including a lift to restore the position of the breast on the chest. Implants come in many different shapes and sizes but that alone may […]

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March 2020 Procedure of the Month: Let’s Talk About Breasts

March 2020 Procedure of the Month: Let’s Talk About Breasts

Size Breast size is the most common concern for women when contemplating breast surgery, whether this is addressed with a breast enhancement or a reduction procedure. Cup size is not the most accurate way to determine size. The size of a breast should be based on a woman’s body habitus and her activity level. Asymmetry […]

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February 2020 Procedure of the Month: 3 Tips When Considering Breast Surgery

February 2020 Procedure of the Month: 3 Tips When Considering Breast Surgery

Consult with a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon A consultation with a board-certified plastic surgeon should be your first step when considering a breast procedure. Talk openly with them during your consultation about the look you would like to achieve and bring any questions you may have about the procedure with you to discuss directly with the […]

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January 2020 Procedure of the Month: What’s in store for 2020?

January 2020 Procedure of the Month: What’s in store for 2020?

The beginning of each new year marks a period of self-examination. We tend to refocus our priorities and try to include more time for those things that are most important to us. Hopefully, this year that includes some additional “me” time and the opportunity to create a healthier physical, mental and spiritual lifestyle. In the […]

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December 2019 Procedure of the Month: Body Positivity

December 2019 Procedure of the Month: Body Positivity

Body Positivity is a hot topic in American culture today. Just listen to Lizzo, you can’t help but be inspired to be a star and touch the sky! Embrace yourself, love who you are and accept all the things that define you. These are important messages we need to hear. Why then, do we continue […]

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November Procedure of the Month: Change for the Holidays – John Vella

November Procedure of the Month: Change for the Holidays – John Vella

We had the pleasure of meeting John Vella of The John Vella Salon in Pittsburgh at an event last month and was intrigued by his thoughts regarding plastic surgery, hair- cuts, color, and aging. Much like our providers, he likes to see the joyful expression his clients have when they feel confident in their appearance. […]

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