Medical Benefits of a Tummy Tuck

A tummy tuck, or abdominoplasty, is a procedure that tightens the abdomen muscles, as well as removes excess skin and fat. Tummy tucks are most commonly used as a part of “mommy makeovers”, or to help patients that have lost an extreme amount of weight. However, there are also other medical benefits to be gained from this procedure. Stress Urinary Incontinence Did you know that…

Read More

Which Type of Tummy Tuck is Right for You?

A tummy tuck, or an abdominoplasty, removes excess skin from the abdominal area. There are three main types of tummy tuck surgery: the mini tummy tuck, the standard tummy tuck, and the extended tummy tuck. The Mini Tummy Tuck The mini tummy tuck removes a smaller portion of excess skin, and the incision is generally shorter. Because a mini tummy tuck is a minor surgery…

Read More


5 Things to Know Before Getting a Breast Augmentation

Last year, breast augmentation was one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures in the U.S., and the popularity is not slowing down. Here are some essential things to know before undergoing a breast augmentation. Not all plastic surgeons are board certified. Make sure that the plastic surgeon you are considering for your breast augmentation is board-certified from the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Also,…

Read More


The History and Evolution of Breast Implants

Throughout history, femininity has been connected to the shape and volume of the breasts. Many women today undergo breast augmentations to correct small breasts and increase their self-esteem. This blog will overview the history and evolution of breast implants. The first attempt at a breast augmentation was in 1895, when surgeon Vincenz Czerny transferred a lipoma to the breast. By the 1950s, many injectable fillers…

Read More


How to Prepare for CoolSculpting

If you haven’t heard about the amazing results from CoolSculpting, you are really missing out. CoolSculpting works to flush and rid of the stubborn body fat in problem areas such as hips and stomach. If you’ve made the decision to undergo a CoolSculpting procedure, there are some things you should do to prepare yourself before, during and after. Here are some tips to help get…

Read More


Tips to Maintain Your CoolSculpting Results

CoolSculpting has been creating a wave of amazing non-surgical results in the plastic surgery world. CoolSculpting works by freezing fat cells but keeping the healthy tissue untouched, leaving you with a slimmer, smoother area. During the weeks following your procedure, your body works to rid of the fat and final results will reach their peak after a few months. So, what now? How do you…

Read More


Breastfeeding After Breast Augmentation

Many women worry about their ability to breastfeed after they undergo breast augmentation. Breastfeeding is a great decision to give your baby nutrients and breast augmentation should not take away from your baby. Here are some facts about breastfeeding you should know that may help you when deciding about breast augmentation. Nursing does not change the appearance of your implanted breasts. You don’t need to…

Read More


Benefits of Undergoing Breast Augmentation

The number of reasons to undergo that breast augmentation you’ve always wanted are endless. Not only will it enhance your figure, but it can also improve your self-esteem. Whether you are born with naturally smaller breasts or the years of gravity and children have decreased the volume in your chest, undergoing breast augmentation can prove to be very beneficial. If you’re having trouble deciding if…

Read More


Preparing for Your Breast Implants

Undergoing breast augmentation surgery can be exciting and also overwhelming. To help you prepare for your transformation, below are some tips to make sure your home, wardrobe and  you are ready. Home Sweet Home. Following surgery, you will be taking some time to recover at home before continuing with your normal activities. For a better recovery, make your room relaxing and serene. Put away your…

Read More


Common Body Contouring Questions

Undergoing any type of plastic surgery can be scary and at times overwhelming. The number of questions or concerns you may have for Dr. Moraitis before your surgery could be endless. Here is a list of 4 common body contouring questions you may have. If you have further concerns or inquiries, contact Dr. Moraitis today! How long will I stay in the hospital? Though a…

Read More