Can you Nurse after Breast Implants?

Breast augmentations are one of the most popular cosmetic procedures in the United States, which isn’t going to change anytime soon. More women are considering implants at a younger age, but a frequent question for many patients is: If I get implants can I still breast feed? We discuss this issue in Palm Harbor, FL, with patients often. There are a number of factors that…

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An Overview of Gynecomastia

Gynecomastia, or the enlargement of male breasts, is a rather common issue that can have negative emotional and physical impacts on an individual. Various forms of this condition exist, but fortunately, there are various treatments in Palm Harbor, FL, available to correct this issue. Many people describe gynecomastia as “man boobs.” Boys may have to deal with this issue while going through puberty, and often…

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Why More Men are Turning to Plastic Surgery

In today’s day and age, people are more focused on looking and feeling better than ever. Men are spending more time in the gym and eating healthier to take care of their bodies. However, there is one thing these efforts can’t prevent: aging. That is where plastic surgery comes in. When it comes to the workplace, some men believe that a younger-looking appearance can help…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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