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Mastectomy Breast Reconstruction with Tissue Expanders and Implants

There are several ways to reconstruct the breast after mastectomy. In patients who do not require radiation there are several options available for breast reconstruction. One of the more common methods of breast reconstruction is to place a tissue expander at the time of the mastectomy and have the skin heal appropriately. Once the skin has healed without any additional…

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DIEP flap for Autologous Breast Reconstruction Following Mastectomy

There are several ways for a Plastic & Reconstructive surgeon to reconstruct the breast. One common way to reconstruct the breast is with an autologous tissue reconstruction of the breast with tissue from the lower abdomen. When we reconstruct the breast with the patient’s own body tissues, we call this an autologous breast reconstruction. In an autologous breast reconstruction, the…

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Abdominoplasty to Improve the Abdominal Contour and Make the Waistline Thinner

The abdominoplasty is a common procedure that many women have after having children. Women will often state that despite proper diet and exercise, they just can improve the appearance of their lower abdomen. Sit-ups, crunches, kettlebells, yoga, or Pilates does not improve the lower abdominal contour despite consistency. The abdominoplasty involves elevating the skin of the lower abdomen and then…

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Upper Blepharoplasty of Asian Eyelid

Patients will call our office for consultation and ask if we perform blepharoplasty in Asian patients. The answer is yes. When performing an upper blepharoplasty in Asian patients it is important to pay attention to the epicanthal fold as well as the location of the upper eyelid crease in terms of it’s distance from the lash line. There are some…

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Upper Blepharoplasty Surgery for Facial Rejuvenation

Upper Blepharoplasty Surgery is a helpful procedure to produce youthful appearing eyes and eyelids that appear well rested. The upper blepharoplasty has a very short downtime and quick recovery period. The upper blepharoplasty surgery takes approximately 1.5 hours. The surgery is an outpatient surgery and patients go home the same day after surgery.  We will see you in the office…

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Lower Eyelid Blepharoplasty to Look Well Rested

The lower blepharoplasty is a procedure that can help rejuvenate the face and give the face a more well rested appearance. In a lower blepharoplasty procedure, the lower eyelid is everted, and an incision is made in the conjunctiva. The space behind the orbicularis oculi is entered and excess orbital fat is removed from the lower eyelid. The removal of…

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