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Dr. Dax Guenther's Blog

CoolSculpting® is Here

Coastal Plastic Surgery is pleased to now be offering CoolSculpting®.  This non-invasive fat elimination procedure is an amazing answer for patients looking for the treatment of areas of stubborn fat that are resistant to diet and exercise. It’s a technology that has been around for several years but a few new advancements have improved it even further.  Historically difficult areas to manage like the outer … Read more

Correcting Breast Asymmetry

Your options for breast augmentation

When Boston patients come into my practice for a breast augmentation consultation, it’s pretty much a certainty that during our time together, we will identify some degree of preexisting breast asymmetry.  All too often I think patients are told by family, friends, and practitioners that breast asymmetry is normal and therefore not something to be expected to be corrected.  I think that this … Read more

3 Common Procedures Performed with Blepharoplasty

Blepharoplasty, or eyelid surgery, addresses eyelid heaviness and puffiness that contribute to the common complaint “I look tired, but don’t feel that way”.  I assure patients at my Boston practice that if the eyes are the windows to the soul, then the shades shouldn’t be distracting. Blepharoplasty can be performed on the upper eyelids, lower eyelids, or both.  However, when considering periorbital … Read more

3 Common Procedures Performed with a Rhinoplasty

Learn about rhinoplasty at Boston's Coastal Plastic Surgery

Rhinoplasty is a common procedure used to alter the shape and profile of the nose.  There are several additional components that can be addressed at the same time that improve the overall outcome, both aesthetically and practically.  At my Boston-based practice, the 3 most common ancillary procedures are: Septoplasty Turbinate Reduction Chin Surgery A deviated septum can disrupt the flow of … Read more

3 Common Procedures Performed with a Facelift

“Facelift” is a fairly generic term, and this can be confusing when one is looking to reverse the signs of aging.  A facelift procedure lifts the cheek area and tightens the overlying skin, thereby improving the midface and jowls.  It doesn’t address other areas of the face that may also be prematurely aged, and this can lead to disharmony if performed alone.  Because of … Read more