The Cost of Cosmetic Surgery

I found this article interesting on how the demand for cosmetic surgery has consumers searching for bargains. Millions go under the knife each year to enhance their faces and bodies. In fact, 14.6 million cosmetic procedures were performed in 2012, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. The cost of cosmetic procedures can vary widely. The cost tend to be higher when doctors are board-certified in plastic surgery. By the way, it is ideal to go to a surgeon who is board certified. So, what are the Read more →

The Brazilian Buttock Lift

The Brazilian butt lift pricing varies depending on the amount of liposuction desired.  Some want many areas suction, others can achieve it with just one area.  It really depends on what size you are, what size the goal is and the current proportions of your buttock. You should visit my gallery to view before and after photos. Then call the office 214-823-1691, we’ll be glad to set a consultation up for you and give you quot Read more →

Anti-Nausea Meds for Surgery

Using the prescription for Emend (anti-nausea med) is very helpful for my breast surgery patients.  Breast surgery is well known to have postoperative nausea.  Emend helps prevent nausea and vomiting caused by cancer drug treatments (chemotherapy) so it’s super strong.  It’s also used to prevent nausea and vomiting after surgery in general. You can take this medication by mouth with or without food. Usually you can take the first dose one hour before a chemotherapy treatment or prio Read more →

Preventive Mastectomy

In hopes of avoiding future breast disease, some women at very high risk of developing Breast Cancer elect to have both breast surgically removed by nipple sparing mastectomy.  This surgery is different from the subcutaneous mastectomy and areolar sparing techniques and should be considered for all eligible patients.  Typically, all I need to do is a measured physical exam to evaluate a patients candidacy. In an article I recently read, a young woman says her choice of a preventive dou Read more →

Boob Job or Breast Lift

Have you thought about having a boob job or breast lift since you had kids? For some women, breast augmentation is a way to enhance self-image and self-confidence. I see it happen here in Dallas all the time.  For others, breast augmentation is part of breast reconstruction after surgery for breast cancer or other conditions affecting the breast. Breast augmentation — also known as augmentation mammoplasty — is a surgical procedure to increase breast size. During breast augmentation, breast implants are placed under the breast ti Read more →

Plastic Surgery on the Runway

This year for the first time, plastic surgery was incorporated openly and proudly into the runway at New York Fashion Week. A plastic surgeon organized the “Faces of Beauty” runway show, which saw models strut their stuff while plastic surgery before-and-after photos flashed on TV screens behind them. Though the concept may seem a little strange, the surgeon who was behind the show was hoping to dispel rumors about the cosmetic surgery industry. Many people’s ideas of plastic surgery are based on what they see on TV or read in the tabloids. You can pick up any celebrity magazine a Read more →

Safety of Silicone Breast Implants

Have you wanted to get breast implants and were a little hesitant about silicone implants? Here’s a story about the F.D.A confirming the safety of silicone implants. After two days of discussion and testimony about silicone breast implants, a top government health official said he had heard nothing to shake his faith in the safety of the widely used implants. The official, Dr. William Maisel, chief scientist for the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Devices, said silicone breast implants were safe. There are risks to Read more →

Breast Implant Advice

Breast Implant Advice: Before you bring your plastic surgeon a picture of the perfect breasts to copy, think about what you’re expecting… Rib cage size, breast width, height, weight.  and a dozen other factors will determine your ideal breast size. Bigger implants are not always better. If they are too large, they can permanently damage your breast tissue, cause rib pain, and disfigure and over stretch your breast tissues. The most common location for breast implant incisions, with the lowest complication rate, may be in the fo Read more →