The nice thing about any hyaluronic acid such as juvederm or restylane is that you can remove it pretty easily with a product called hyaluronidase. I would seek a second opinion by someone with significant experience in injectables. There is often a test dose require to make sure you are not allergic.
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Everyone has asymmetries especially of the breasts. Our goal is to make your breasts more symmetric and proportionate to your body frame. We can accomplish this with a number of different techniques including reduction, lifts, and augmentation. A proper analysis by a board certified plastic surgeon and
A skin graft on your abdomen won’t look very good and isn’t a very stable skin coverage. There are other ways to grow more skin such as tissue expansion among other things. I would recommend you see a board certified plastic surgeon who specializes in
Arnica and Bromelin are two naturally occuring products that some state may help with bruising and swelling following procedures. While these products do appear to be safe, there really isn’t good clinical evidence that they do in fact decrease swelling and bruising. I tell my patients the same and if they feel strongly about taking it I tell them to … Read More
Two years following your procedure it is safe to say that you have achieved your result. When contour irregularities develop these can be improved with either fat transfer or rearrangement of the fat you have. When you are thin, as your picture suggests this can be difficult. It is very important for you to either go back to your treating … Read More
The hardest thing from a patient perspective about liposuction is that it is not an immediate gratification procedure. Despite the small incision, there is an extensive amount of surgery under the skin happening which results in your body creating swelling. This varies with the extent of the procedure. It usuallyl takes about 2 weeks to get back to your preoperative … Read More
There are several causes of bagginess of the eyelids 1. swelling – allergies are the number one cause 2. volume loss – when you lose volume in the central part of the cheek ( over the eye socket bone) it can give the impression that you have baggy eyelids 3.pigmentation – pigmentation overlying the bone can also give the impression … Read More
There are four things that give you fullness of your abdomen and different ways to address them: 1. fat – fat can be either excised ( with a TT) or removed with liposuction 2. excess skin – despite the hype over skin tightening devices, most redundant skin requires surgical excision 3. weakness of the abdominal wall (diastasis) – often occurs … Read More
Most surgeries require some degree of recovery. Body contouring often requires more. We expect immediate gratification but often times have to wait a considerable amount of time particularly with body contouring procedures such as a tummy tuck. If your doctor also performed liposuction it could be even greater. Remember a couple of things: 1. it usually takes two weeks to … Read More
Liposuction safety and efficacy is dictated by the surgeon and not the device. What type of surgeon you choose and their level of experience and expertise is the most important factor in achieving a desirable, long term result.