Plastic Surgery Blog

“Muffin Top” – with or without “The Pooch”

Published on June 30, 2014 by

“Muffin top” enjoys a post in Wikipedia (plus photos) defined as tummy tissue which runneth over the waistlines of clothing which either is too tight or is trying to corral excess fat, suggesting a muffin overflowing the edge of its paper casing. Any elastic band will create at least a “mini-me muffin” even among the […]

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Benefits of Combination Plastic Surgery

Published on April 10, 2014 by

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 […]

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What is Latisse?

Published on December 25, 2012 by

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 […]

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Plastic Surgery Isn’t Just for Women

Published on December 11, 2012 by

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 […]

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Get Your Shape Back with Body Contouring

Published on November 27, 2012 by

If you’ve experienced major weight loss resulting in loose and sagging skin, body contouring or body sculpting surgery can be the next rewarding phase in your challenge to have a healthier, more proportioned body. Body contouring procedures can help shape, firm and tighten your arms, stomach, back, butt and face. From surgical procedures like the […]

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Hand Lifts

Published on November 13, 2012 by

As time passes typically we are most concerned about the signs of facial aging. However, similar changes occur throughout the body including our hands. These changes include reduction in skin thickness and elasticity, and loss of volume from the fatty tissue directly under the skin. As this occurs and the skin becomes more translucent, underlying […]

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Breast Reduction: Why Less Can Be More

Published on October 23, 2012 by

Bigger is better is what you often hear when it comes to breast size. However, the nearly 1 million women nationwide with extremely large breasts will disagree and with good reason. When your breasts weigh too much for your body, they can cause a host of problems- back pain, neck pain, rashes beneath the skin […]

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Plastic Surgery Can Help Your Self-Esteem

Published on October 9, 2012 by

A study by The Aesthetic Surgery Education and Research Foundation (ASERF) recently found that cosmetic surgery patients experience a real-time decrease in “negative body image” in specific social situations for at least 12 months after surgery. Does this mean that cosmetic surgery will instantly boost your self-esteem? That depends. If you’re considering plastic surgery, you […]

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We Don’t Sit on Our Hands – We Sciton Our Patients!

Published on September 25, 2012 by

We at My Plastic Surgery Group have realized that our aesthetic patients have diverse skin needs. Often surgery delivers the profound, beautiful changes we desire. However, sometimes the surface quality of the skin, its color, blemishes, unwanted hair, spider or larger vessels demand a broader approach. To that end we initiated an expansion of our […]

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Benefits of Chemical Peels

Published on September 11, 2012 by

Chemical peels are some of the simplest and most effective treatments for achieving a radiant glow. Despite the name, the procedure is quite painless as a chemical peel is an acid-based solution that is applied to the skin to remove the damaged upper layer of skin and then rinsed off. Facial chemical peels are a […]

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