Category Archives: Plastic Surgery

All Your Lip Filler Questions Answered

Lips are typically a face’s defining feature. In turn, lip fillers are among the most requested cosmetic procedures. Despite the relatively small portion lips are to one’s face, they have a significant impact on a person’s overall appearance.  As we age, our lips undergo dramatic changes, resulting in thinner lips and loss of structure. Lip …

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Your options for breast augmentation

Correcting Breast Asymmetry

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 …

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Gummy Bear Implants

2013 has seen the FDA approval of a new type of silicone breast implant.  These implants have a firm silicone gel which allows them maintain the shape in which they are manufactured.  They are referred to as "form stable", "highly cohesive", or "gummy bear" implants. Since gummy bear implants hold their shape, it is possible …

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Can You Find the Scar?

It's impossible to perform a surgical procedure and not leave a scar.  I often tell my patients in consultation that I wish I were a magician, could wave a magic wand, and make everything happen without leaving any marks.  Unfortunately, that's just not the case, and if you're going to have surgery there's going to …

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Breast Implants for Moms

At Coastal Plastic Surgery on Boston’s beautiful South Shore, breast augmentation and/or a breast lift (mastopexy) are some of our most popular procedures.  They can especially benefit mothers who have had significant changes in breast shape and size after pregnancy and breastfeeding. With size gain and loss, changes in breast tissue distribution, and loss of …

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Extra Effort for Exceptional Breasts

All plastic surgeons in Boston will perform breast surgery somewhat differently. I have chosen to specialize in a type of breast enhancement called endoscopic breast augmentation. This procedure requires minimal incisions and offers many advantages, such as: Greater surgical precision More accurate implant placement Reduced scarring Reduced tissue trauma Less bruising, swelling and bleeding Quicker …

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About Endoscopic Surgery

Endoscopic breast augmentation is a video-assisted procedure that uses a viewing instrument called an endoscope to help surgeons see the internal breast structures. The endoscope consists of a tube and a camera and can be inserted through small incisions in inconspicuous locations, such as under the arm. During breast surgery in Boston, I use the …

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