Plastic Surgery Blog

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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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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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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The Facts on Rhinoplasty

Published on July 3, 2012 by

Nose surgery, or rhinoplasty, is sometimes referred to as “nose reshaping” or a “nose job.” It can improve the appearance and proportion of your nose or correct a breathing problem associated with the nose. Plastic surgeons usually recommend that patients wait until they are at least 14 or 15, and possibly older for boys, before […]

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Botox Basics

Published on June 20, 2012 by

Botox has become the generic term for non-surgical anti-aging procedures. But what do you actually know about it? Botox is actually a toxin derived from the same bacteria as botulism. However, scientists have found a way of using it to human advantage for safe, controlled weakening of the muscles. Very low doses of Botox are […]

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What is Gynecomastia?

Published on May 29, 2012 by

Gynecomastia is the abnormal development of large mammary glands in males resulting in breast enlargement. Sixty percent of males worldwide have some degree of gynecomastia. It can present at an early age or develop later in life. This condition is relatively common in boys and will usually correct itself over time. If it doesn’t, however, […]

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