Planning a breast augmentation can be an exciting process for a woman; often, she’s spent a long time—sometimes many years—thinking about making changes to make her feel more feminine, more confident, and more complete. If you’ve been doing research on breast augmentation and have spent any time in the numerous online forums on the subject,… Click to continue reading.
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We recently read an intriguing blog about the use of models in plastic surgery marketing materials. It was based on a study that found that this practice actually had a negative impact on consumers considering cosmetic procedures. This doesn’t surprise us: we have long felt that looking at real patients is the best way to… Click to continue reading.
I occasionally see patients who have had consults with other plastic surgeons, and they say that they have been “told” what procedure they “need” to address their concerns. My approach might be considered radically different: I want to understand and treat each individual as a person and not as a procedure. Though many doctors might… Click to continue reading.
Is it really better, and is it for me? Find out with this Q&A on AquaShape™ water-assisted liposuction. Am I a candidate for the AquaShape™ procedure? You are a candidate for the Aquashape™ procedure if you are healthy but have stubborn fat that won’t go away with diet and exercise. It might be “love handles,” male… Click to continue reading.
FACT: By age 50, most of us have lost about 20% of our facial volume. This causes our faces to look tired, hollow, sagging or generally less youthful or engaging. THEORY: If our faces are deflating, then to look natural we must restore lost volume. MYTH: Skin creams alone can restore a youthful face. True, taking care of… Click to continue reading.
Adolescent girls have significant psychological benefit from early treatment of large breasts. Uncomfortably large breasts can ignite an overwhelming sense of insecurity for adolescent young women. Plastic surgery can have significant physical and psychological benefit. The stigma; the strain The stigma that a young woman experiences when her breasts are disproportionally large interferes with her body… Click to continue reading.
A Midsummer Night of Beauty This special event hosted by Dr. Jeffrey Ditesheim took place on Thursday, August 8, 2013 at the beautiful Firethorne Country Club. It was so much fun to see everyone that attended and we missed those who could not. As our guests arrived, they registered for some exciting raffle prizes. The… Click to continue reading.
Studies show significant psychological benefit from early treatment of male breasts in adolescents. Nothing is more traumatic for a guy than looking in the mirror and seeing breasts. This is true at any age but particularly for boys in their teens. Overwhelming feelings of embarrassment cause boys with male breasts to hide or exclude themselves… Click to continue reading.
Does your skin care regimen effectively protect you from sun damage, aging and hyperpigmentation? With so many skin care products to choose from how do you know if you are protecting your skin well enough against sun damage? Why You Need Protection from the Sun Your skin pigment only has a limited degree of natural protection. The… Click to continue reading.
Aquashape Liposuction or Tummy Tuck? In previous articles, I have explained the tummy tuck and liposuction as options for addressing body shape issues and, in particular, the advantages to the Aquashape Liposuction procedure. In this post, I would like to compare these options and point out the important considerations of each. Before signing up for any… Click to continue reading.