Plastic Surgery


New Breast Lift with Implants that Shapes the Ideal Breast

There hasn’t been much innovation in the world of breast enhancement until now. For those who are considering a breast implant and breast lift, the BAR procedure or Breast Augmentation and Reduction clearly has been a game changer. This is the name of the procedure that I have created and refined over the past 15 years with much success, essentially a new breast lift with implants that shapes the ideal breast. Women who seek a breast implant and breast lift often […]

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Which is harder to treat?

If I asked folks which is harder to treat of the two patients below, most would say the smaller, more muscular patient. Certainly there is a lot more present on the other guy and this will take more time and effort. But that’s not the case. The smaller, muscular patient was a secondary gynecomastia (this means he already had previous treatment elsewhere). He also doesn’t have a lot of body fat that I can work with. You see, the goal is to […]

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Clouded by the Internet Fog: How the Internet has changed Plastic Surgery Consultations

I consult with patients all day long. Other than conducting the actual procedure, this is the most critical time when information is shared that will help you determine the best course of action to address your particular area of concern. In my case, it allows me to share with you my thirty years of plastic surgery experience. At this juncture in my career, I have a wonderful idea of what works and what doesn’t, what’s BS and when someone is […]

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The Problem with Gynecomastia is that it can be a Non-Starter

Having gynecomastia is a challenge, to say the least. The visual impact of the chest fullness and puffy nipples leads to a distorted body self-image and a loss of confidence. Guys being guys will do anything in their power to try and tackle this problem on their own—medications, diet, exercise and even duct tape in some cases. Forget about being shirtless in public. They become experts in hiding their gyno by adjusting their body posture and wearing the right clothing. […]

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The Reality of Plastic Surgery: The world of plastic surgery as you know it may not be the world of plastic surgery that I live in.

People learn about plastic surgery from the media, friends and family, as well as their own experiences with prior procedures. It’s not uncommon that when I meet a patient for the first time, I can sense awkward moments, long pauses and incredulous stares caused by the mismatch of what I have said and reality as they know it. One example is the length of recovery from a particular procedure. I may say a week or two but other surgeons have […]

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Can I wear a push up bra after a breast augmentation?

At first glance, you might ask yourself why you would even consider wearing a push up bra after you just had your breasts augmented. After all, the purpose of a breast augmentation with implants is to make your breasts larger so you don’t have to wear a push up bra for that “enhanced” look. The purpose of this consideration is twofold: Patients may benefit from the use of a push up bra to keep their implants upfront and center, where […]

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