Sagging breasts (technically termed “breast ptosis”) are a natural consequence of age, but many women develop breast ptosis much earlier in life because of pregnancy or massive weight loss. Drooping breasts can make you look far older than you really are, compromising your entire appearance. Thankfully, a breast lift can provide excellent results for many women, restoring the proportionate figure they once had.
“Rippling” refers to a potential side effect of breast augmentation that occurs when breast implants develop wrinkles. In most situations, these wrinkles will only be noticeable to the touch, but in other cases they are visible through the skin.
There are two basic types of rippling:
Breast augmentation is a plastic surgery procedure that can be highly customized to your body and your cosmetic goals. One of the options that you can select after discussion with your plastic surgeon is the location of the incision used to insert the breast implants.
There are three incisions commonly used in breast augmentation:
f you are a young woman considering breast augmentation, you may worry that breast implants may impact future pregnancies. This is simply not true. For at least the last 20 years, breast implants have undergone intense scrutiny to determine whether they have any impact on a woman's health, including her ability become pregnant and give birth to a healthy infant.
A tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) is one of the most dramatic procedures in plastic surgery because it has unequaled power to transform your figure, but also because the results it gives are essentially long lasting. You can see examples of the quality of our results in our before and after gallery, and here's what you have to do to maintain your tummy tuck results: nothing.
If you are unhappy with the appearance of your breasts, especially their size and/or shape, you may be wondering whether breast lift or breast augmentation is the best procedure for giving you the results you desire.
Lip augmentation is a popular procedure because full lips are one component of an attractive face, especially for women. Full lips are considered attractive for women because they signal three things to the complex, instantaneous face-recognition part of our brain:
- Femininity--women's lips tend to be much fuller than men's
- Youth--lips tend to thin with age
- Health--when you lose weight due to sickness or extreme dieting, your lips may thin
As a result, women who want to look attractive often seek out lip augmentation.
Juvéderm is fast becoming the second most popular medical cosmetic treatment in the United States, after BOTOX® Cosmetic. Both injectables are made by the same company, Allergan, and both are popular because they work.
When you are considering a dermal filler, there are three main factors that should go into your decision: quality of results, longevity of results, and comfort of procedure. Juvéderm excels in all three categories.
Ultrasonic liposuction is a variation on the liposuction procedure designed to improve the quality of your results while reducing your postoperative discomfort and recovery time. The key lies in the nature of fat deposits and fat cells.
The liposuction procedure takes less than two hours. Usually, people are back to light exercising is one week. Noticeable improvement in your appearance will be present within two weeks. You will continue to improve over 3 – 4 months. Recovery can take up to six weeks before you’re back to your full exercise routine. But once you see them, those results can last a lifetime. How can liposuction results last that long?