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Beauty Report: Non-Surgical Procedure Trends 2018

January 03, 2018

As we enter into 2018, our goals are set, and expectations are high, so why not start the year off looking and feeling like our best selves yet? While appearance isn’t everything, it has proven to make people feel more confident in their own skin, often having a trickle-down effect on other aspects of life. Looking your best does not have to mean going under the knife, however. There are plenty of non-surgical

Liposuction, Realistic Expectations During and After Recovery

November 28, 2017

  Liposuction has become an increasingly common cosmetic surgery over the last few decades, and it offers the potential for promising results. However, if you have scheduled an appointment for this procedure, it is important that you understand liposuction realistic expectations during and after recovery. By exploring the process from start to finish, you can gain a sense of what you might reasonably

Breast Reconstruction Topic: Tissue Expander Exchange Surgery

October 27, 2017

What Is Tissue Expander Exchange Surgery? A tissue expander exchange surgery is a breast reconstruction procedure commonly performed after a mastectomy. The goal of this procedure is to recreate a woman's breast by creating a soft pocket in the remaining breast tissue that will contain a permanent implant. The procedure can be performed immediately after a mastectomy or as a delayed procedure. Breast tissue

Eyelid Surgery Aftercare

September 26, 2017

Eyelid surgery is a relatively simple way to appear youthful when those upper or lower lids start giving way to gravity, fatigue, and loss of collagen and fat. Even younger women might discover that their lids are sagging, especially women who spent a lot of time sunbathing as teenagers. The skin around your eyes is incredibly delicate, and yet we tend to rub our eyes a lot when removing makeup, when we are tired or

Preparing for Breast Reduction Surgery

August 22, 2017

Oversized breasts can be a source of real pain and frustration. While some say they wish they had this problem, women who have dealt with them over many years know that it can interrupt normal functioning. From difficulty during physical activities to back pain to ill-fitting clothing, oversized breasts can really get in the way of living a comfortable life. If you think you might be a candidate for reduction

Do I need a tummy tuck or lipo?

July 18, 2017

Wondering if you need a tummy tuck or lipo? It depends on several factors. Loose skin, excess body fat, pregnancies or other circumstances are part of the assessment. While not everyone is a candidate for lipo or a tummy tuck, you might be a great candidate for one, or both. Take this quiz, "Tummy Tuck vs Lipo,"  to help you decide. The best way to know is to ask a cosmetic surgeon, so set up a consultation with

Eyelid Surgery in Scottsdale

June 15, 2017

Since the skin around your eyes is so delicate, it is one of the first areas to begin to show age. As the collagen and fat diminish, the skin becomes thin and crepey. The skin then begins to sag and wrinkle, and many women complain that it makes them look tired and worn out, even though they are not. If this is you, eyelid surgery in Scottsdale, or blepharoplasty, might be an option. But, you might be wondering what

Permanent Dermal Fillers

May 15, 2017

As we age, we start to naturally lose subcutaneous fat, or the fat that is just under the surface of the skin. We also lose collagen, hyaluronic acid, and elastin. As this happens, the skin starts to lay over the muscle, with less padding between the delicate skin tissue and the muscle. The muscle moves all day with facial expression, and soon the skin starts to wrinkle, stretch, and sag. Picture tissue paper

Common Tummy Tuck Myths

April 06, 2017

Abdominoplasty, more commonly known as a tummy tuck, is a popular procedure, largely done by women, to flatten the abdomen and increase muscle tone. Since it’s a relatively invasive surgery, it’s not a decision to make lightly. There are a lot of common tummy tuck myths out there. Consider the facts and determine whether you are a candidate for this surgery in an informed way. MYTH: There is only one kind of

Am I A Candidate for Cosmetic Surgery?

March 08, 2017

Surgery of any kind is a major undertaking. But having elective cosmetic surgery, especially if it’s extensive, takes extra consideration. You might ask yourself, “am I a good candidate for cosmetic surgery” or “what are the benefits of cosmetic surgery?” Some people are excellent candidates, while others are not. The best way to find out whether you should proceed or not is to consult with a