The simple answer is no. If you have enough breast tissue we can rearrange what you have to reshape your breast. However, over time gravity will start to work on your new breast and you will see some sagging and loss of volume in the upper part of your breast. It won’t be to the same degree as you likely … Read More
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Gluteal implants are a nice alternative to buttock augmentation with fat grafting. I find that many patients that need buttock enhancement don’t really have fat to take from other areas. This is a nice alternative to offer in this patient group. Additionally, patients who aren’t interested in removing fat from other areas can have just “one area” of recovery rather … Read More
I have had a strong interest in gluteal augmentation for some time. The patients that i see following weight loss usually are in need of augmentation. For many years i have tried fat grafting and placing flaps of tissue from the hip area in there. I have had mixed results with both of these techniques. About three weeks ago i … Read More
Is it normal to feel my breast implant after one year? yes it is normal to feel your breast implants. If your implants are on top of the muscle and you have a thin frame you may be able to palpate and even see your implant. If your implant is under the muscle, the upper two-thirds of the implant is … Read More
I tell all of my patients that body contouring procedures are a partnership between the surgeon and the patient. We are each responsible for 50% of the contour change. This means that you have to eat right after surgery and maintain a good exercise plan. Eating healthy is a challenge and quite a confusing process. I offer up a nutritionist … Read More
I recently had my first child via C-section and have excess skin from my pregnancy (6 months ago). I am planning to have 2-3 more children and will likely have C-sections then as well. I was wondering if you ever performed tummy tucks in the same procedure as a C-section? Kenkel: I am not a big fan of combing this … Read More
Is there anything I can do to help with the redness on my face? I really don’t want to take medication or creams for this.
There are two types of redness that I frequently see in my practice. The first is redness from small blood vessels that can show up most commonly around the nasal area. These are very nicely treated in 1-3 sessions using a laser in our office. There is no downtime associated with the procedure and you can resume your normal activities … Read More
We determine breast size based on a number of different things. During your consultation we take some measurements of your breasts, which allows us to pick the implant that matches you. Size can be limited by the laxity of your skin as well. For example, a patient who has had children will be able to accommodate a large implant size … Read More
Retin-A is one of the few anti-aging products that we have available that actually has been thoroughly tested and has accumulated a few decades of valid scientific data. It helps increase collagen deposition in your skin making it thicker and decreasing fine lines. It also works to decrease some of the pigment you have in your skin, which is a … Read More
We use ulthera in my practice and have done so for about 18 months. Our patient satisfaction is high but my selection criteria is pretty strict. You can’t ask it to replace a facelift and your expectations need to be realistic. Please let me know if you have any questions.