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
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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
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
“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
….it’s the belly button. As our only natural scar, it’s absence or distortion can be conspicuous. Furthermore, we’re often fascinated with our belly buttons- giving them characteristics like “innies” or “outies”, and even personalities like “happy” and “sad”. My infant son loves sticking things in his. As a plastic surgeon that performs tummy tuck procedures at my Boston practice, paying … Read more
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