In Boston, scheduling plastic surgery during the fall or winter can be convenient, but it also happens to be the time of year when people tend to get colds or the flu. What should you do if you wake up with a sore throat and runny nose before your scheduled surgery? While it is important to be healthy when you … Read more
Category Archives: Plastic Surgery
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 fillers can soften and … Read more
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
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 to design them to mimic … Read more
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 be a scar somewhere. As … Read more
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