Plastic Surgery Blog

The Truth about Exercise and Your Skin

We see many patients, “gym warriors,” who have fought the good fight trying by exercise to defeat wrinkles in the tummy, slack skin in the upper arms, jowl laxities in the face, crevices in the back, jiggly skin in the thighs. What gives? Quite simply, for skin toning the gym usually is the wrong battlefield. […]

Benefits of Combination Plastic Surgery

It is not unusual to combine two or more procedures during one planned operation. Most commonly the combined procedures are addressing the same area of concern, for example a breast enlargement with a breast lift. The second most frequent combination takes care of concerns within the same body region, for example a tummy tuck with […]

Mommy Makeover

So what exactly is a “mommy makeover”? This is a combination of procedures which address the most common areas of after-baby changes that occur in most women. Typically this involves restoring the pre-pregnancy appearance of the breast and tummy areas with a breast lift and/or enlargement, and a tummy tuck. However it is also possible […]

Botox or Fillers? ……. What’s My Line?

As we all have approached the age of wrinkles (some knocking more loudly than others), we have also entered the age of “pick-me-up” medicine. That is to say, minor investments of time, money, and recovery for in-office facial beautification; bring sprigs of physical and emotional springtime into our wintry doldrums of aging. We call these […]


“It’s the little things that count,” is an oft-repeated phrase that describes everything from those acts of kindness which may seem small to the giver, great to the receiver, to the details of preparing for a successful journey into space. “The little things” in plastic surgery refers to conscientious attention to details of craftsmanship and […]

Hi-Lipo….Bye, fat

The only plastic surgery practice in Indiana to offer i-Lipo. Hi-Lipo….Bye, fat Dear Patient, Our i-Lipo device is a totally new approach to fat removal. Unlike surgery there is no cutting, no pain, no swelling, no scar, and no “down” time. Unlike other “non-invasive” approaches results are immediate. Unlike other treatments special dieting is not […]

The Truth about Scars, Scar Products, & Scar Reduction

The Truth about Scars, Scar Products, & Scar Reduction: Why do we at My Plastic Surgery Group carry among our skin care products PSP (Processed Skin Products by Neocutis) and TNS (Tissue Nutrient Serum by SkinMedica)? These high-tech-sounding products are exactly that: peptides prepared from fetal cell lines and consisting of growth factors, cytokines, collagen, […]

Venus Freeze – Synergy

Synergy: The result of a combination of smaller elements which is greater than their simple mathematical sums. In other words, we plastic surgeons, estheticians, and R.N.s at My Plastic Surgery Group delight at the discovery of combinations of small treatments which appear to build on each other for result. For example, liposuction and skin tightening […]

What is Latisse?

If you are one of the many people affected by thin, short eyelashes, you will be happy to know there is a treatment to help make them more strikingly beautiful. Latisse is the first and only FDA-approved prescription treatment used to grow eyelashes, making them longer, thicker and darker. FDA approval for a medication comes […]

Plastic Surgery Isn’t Just for Women

It is a popular misconception that only women seek plastic surgery. The number of men receiving cosmetic plastic surgery has increased almost every year for the last two decades. Men are turning to plastic surgery to feel better, look younger, and even help with their careers. But their bodies, goals, and temperaments are special. Men […]