There are 3 main types of reconstruction available – tissue expander/implant based breast reconstruction, autologous (using your own tissue) breast reconstruction and usually the abdominal area, and latissimus with implant based breast reconstruction. Patients may be candidates for the types of reconstructions base on their medical history, physical examination, and treatment history.
When to consider body contouring surgery Usually before considering body contouring, or surgery after weight loss, individuals are at their goal weight or weight that has been stable for at least 2-3 months. The reason for this is that if one continues to lose more weight after contouring surgery the skin becomes loose again.
Rhinoplasty Definitions Let’s begin with basic definitions – A closed rhinoplasty is a rhinoplasty that involves incisions inside the nose. An open rhinoplasty is a rhinoplasty case that involves an incision in the collumella area, or the area of skin between the nostrils on both sides. One or the other approach is done for rhinoplasty […]
Do you have questions after your weight loss? My goal in this blog is to provide objective information on surgery after weight loss and body contouring for individuals who have lost a significant amount of weight. More than one-third of adults are obese. It is a condition that affects people at all income and education […]
Do you have questions regarding breast reconstruction after treatment for breast cancer? My goal in this blog is to recount my patients’ experiences and to provide objective information regarding breast reconstruction. Breast reconstruction is one of the most commonly performed procedures in the world today. About 1 in 8 women develop invasive breast cancer during […]
Do you have questions regarding rhinoplasty and functional rhinoplasty? Through this blog my goal is to provide objective information and address concerns about Rhinoplasty and revision Rhinoplasty. Rhinoplasty or nose surgery is sometimes referred to as nose reshaping or a nose job. Functional Rhinoplasty is performed to correct impaired breathing caused by structural abnormalities in […]
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