I have heard from patients who routinely use Breathe-right strips (those nasal strips that athletes also sometimes wear) that following functional nasal airway procedures for breathing that the feeling that one has afterwards is similar to “having a Breathe-right strip on all the time” which is great to hear!
The usual course of swelling after rhinoplasty takes up to a year for all the swelling to resolve. Most of the swelling goes away in the first few months, and the remainder of swelling decreases gradually following this- however, there are certain topical creams that can be used to help with swelling for the skin […]
“Belles of the Brawl 2” boxing charity event taking place at Royale Nightclub, located at 279 Tremont St in Boston on Thursday, October 2, 2014. It is a charity featuring local amateur boxing training and events at several cities across the country- It is headed by my colleague Andrew Myerson and has raised over […]
Just presented at the Los Angeles Society of Plastic Surgeons annual meeting; it was a great meeting and very informative! One topic that was discussed was medical 3D printing and its future- a technology was much potential! Also the latest thoughts on safe tummy-tuck / abdominoplasty procedures and body contouring procedures..
Most plastic surgeons who operate regularly on the nose would say that swelling can last up to a year, with most of the swelling most prominent in the first few months. I tell patients that the swelling is most prominent in the first 2 months and gradually goes down for the remainder of the year…. […]
Either in lieu of a formal nipple areolar reconstruction or in terms of augmenting a reconstructed nipple, tattoo artists can add effects such as various shades and darker ‘shadow’ areas next to a nipple tattoo to cause the effect of a ‘3-dimensional’ tattoo. It is certainly a thought, though may not be covered by all […]
A breast lift, or mastopexy, is a procedure that ‘lifts’ primarily the nipple/areolar area along with the lower portion of the breast; it will involve removal of a small amount of breast tissue and primarily skin. A breast augmentation usually involves placement of an implant to increase breast volume and size.
There are different incisions that are used in rhinoplasty. In cases when an inside-only incision is used, depending on what portion of the nose is shaped swelling may be slightly less over time. In cases when the tip of the nose is being shaped with an outside, or open, incision, the skin may be more […]
More recent data suggests that the top 5 procedures are breast augmentation, nose reshaping (rhinoplasty), eyelid surgery, liposuction, facelift.