Male Breast Reduction is On the Rise

Male Breast Reduction is On the Rise

According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, there was a 36 percent increase in men having breast reduction surgery in 2016 and it continues to increase in demand. Male gynecomastia can be caused by an imbalance between the amount of estrogen and androgen in the body and is seen most commonly at puberty. Other […]

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Four Facts About Fat Transfers

Four Facts About Fat Transfers

Fat transfers can be done anywhere on the body.   A fat transfer is the removal of fat from one specific area of the body and transferring it to another area of the body that has lost volume due to aging, tumor removal, trauma or radiation therapy. The procedure is done as an outpatient surgical […]

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Upcoming Trends

Upcoming Trends

As we move forward into 2017 we would like to highlight some of the upcoming trends we are seeing for the New Year. Since trends are driven by consumer demand we should see a rise in certain procedures as demand increases. This list represents what we currently see trending for 2017 in plastic surgery. Minimally […]

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Eyes

Eyes

Pull your hat down and throw a scarf around your neck. What is it that stands out as we move into the winter months? Your eyes! The old adage still stands true today, “The eyes are the window to one’s soul”. As we age this can often be misleading. For many people the first signs […]

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Breast Reconstruction

Breast Reconstruction

Breast cancer remains one of the leading causes of cancer in the U.S. According to the American Cancer Society, approximately one in eight women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. Many of these women are between the ages of 35-50 and may have no prior family history. The decision to undergo a breast reconstruction […]

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Debbie’s Story

Debbie’s Story

We are so excited to see the questions coming in regarding our Breast Implant Education & Upgrade Program that was launched in July. Due to such overwhelming response, we have decided to introduce you to Debbie (with respect to her and to maintain HIPPA policy we have kept her real identity private). Debbie is a […]

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Mommy Makeover

Mommy Makeover

The “Mommy Makeover” is a term that is used to described a combination of cosmetic procedures designed to restore a woman’s pre-pregnancy shape and addresses those areas that have been directly affected through child birth. The surgical procedures involved typically include a tummy tuck and a breast procedure such as augmentation, reduction, or lift. Liposuction […]

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Secondary Breast Augmentation or Re-Augmentation

Secondary Breast Augmentation or Re-Augmentation

Breast Augmentation remains one of the most common elective procedures in the United States. According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery there were over 305,000 breast augmentations performed in 2015. While the FDA has found approved breast implants sold here in the United States to have a reasonable assurance of safety and effectiveness […]

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Can you tell me if breast implants have an expiration date and if there is a specific manner in which to examine them?

Can you tell me if breast implants have an expiration date and if there is a specific manner in which to examine them?

DF of Fox Chapel writes: I got my breast implants about 15 years ago. Recently I had a mammogram scare which led me to question my general breast health, including my implants. Can you tell me if breast implants have an expiration date and if there is a specific manner in which to examine them? […]

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Breast Augmentation

Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation remains one of the most popular plastic surgical procedures in the United States. Many women, because of lack of development or smaller bust size, loss of volume or the natural aging process seek out breast augmentation to enhance or restore their breasts. An augmentation can also increase fullness and projection of the breasts. […]

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