Can a Tummy Tuck Improve the Appearance of Stretch Marks

Stretch marks can leave many Clearwater residents with a tummy they just don’t want to show off. They are most familiar to moms who have gone through pregnancy, or men and women who have had extreme weight loss. Stretch marks are created when the skin is stretched beyond its natural ability to retract. They are frequently seen on the abdomen and are another problem men…

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Are Facelift Results Permanent?

A facelift can bring back that much-desired firmness and tightness to your face and make you look refreshed and younger. After years of sun exposure and enduring life’s ups and downs, a facelift with Dr. Moraitis can make you excited to look in the mirror again. One of the most frequently asked questions we get from our Clearwater area patients is, “Will my facelift results…

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The Most Common Tummy Tuck Myths Debunked

Every year, Dr. Moraitis sees men and women from the Clearwater area who are interested in having a tummy tuck and want to learn more. And many times, those patients visit Dr. Moraitis with a misguided understanding of what tummy tuck is, and what it isn’t. Sometimes that information comes from a friend or family member, and other times it comes from a blog or…

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Will Changes in My Weight Alter Breast Augmentation Results?

When Dr. Moraitis meets with Clearwater women inquiring about a breast augmentation, they understandably want to know what their long-term results will be. For women who have a history of fluctuating weight, a common question is whether or not weight loss or weight gain will alter their final results. And as Dr. Moraitis explains to his potential patients, it really all depends on your unique…

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Will Breast Augmentation Surgery Repair Breast Asymmetry?

All Clearwater women have some degree of breast asymmetry. It’s just the way women’s bodies are made. Some women, however, have breasts that are noticeably different in size or make it difficult to purchase bras or bathing suits that properly fit both breasts. These women frequently consult with Dr. Moraitis to find out if a breast augmentation surgery can help balance out their breasts. And…

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What Parts of the Face Does a Facelift Correct?

Clearwater men and women may have several parts of their faces that they wish to address via a facelift. Some have sagging cheeks and jowls that they’d like to get rid of or tighten up. Others have lost facial volume over time, and want their faces to look full again. And still, others may have significant signs of aging such as deep wrinkles, folds or…

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Tips for a Successful Facelift Recovery

Virtually all Clearwater men and women get excited when they think or talk about getting a facelift. After all, if you feel that you have too many wrinkles, have lost facial volume, or have sagging cheeks or jowls, you likely want some surgical enhancements to help turn back the hands of time to 10 or 15 years ago.* But just as important as it is…

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How Visible Are Scars After a Facelift?

Many Clearwater men and women want to have a facelift, either to address loose cheeks or sagging jowls, excessive folds or wrinkles, or lost facial volume. But, just as much as these potential Moraitis Plastic Surgery patients want to look and feel between 10 and 15 years younger*, they also want to hide the telltale signs that they’ve had work done. We’ve all seen photographs…

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How Can a Tummy Tuck Repair Muscles in My Abdomen?

Most Clearwater patients seek out a tummy tuck to address drooping, sagging skin in their abdomen. But other potential patients have a different problem they are trying to resolve. They have an unwanted, protruding “pooch” in their abdomen that just won’t go away, no matter how many planks or crunches they do. These plastic surgery candidates may actually be experiencing something medically known as diastasis…

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Do’s and Don’ts After Breast Augmentation Surgery

After your Clearwater breast augmentation surgery is complete and as you are being released to go home, you’ll receive a series of post-operative instructions from the surgical care team. It’s important that you follow these instructions to a “T” in order to properly heal from your surgery and have the best possible results. To help give you a preview of what your recovery process will…

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