What is Voluma?

This week’s blog is all about a relatively new product on the market called Voluma®.  This product is from the company Allergan that many may already know of because of their other popular products like Juvederm® and Botox®.  Like Juvederm®, Voluma® is a type of filler made from hyaluronic acid, which is a sugar naturally found in the body.  Similar … Read More

Tummy Tuck Scars: Treatment, Timelines, and Scar Revision

Tummy tuck scars are inevitable, just like with every surgical operation. Patients should realistically expect to have a scar after surgery but also expect it to fade and “remodel” over the twelve month after the surgery.    Although the surgery cannot be done without scars, the scars are planned to be as low on the abdomen as possible so as to … Read More

Breast Lifts: What You Need To Know

Breast lift surgery is a very common procedure for the breasts.  But what is a breast lift and when would someone need one???  With time, gravity, or breast feeding, the breasts have a tendency to drop/droop.  Some may notice that the nipple starts to point down to the ground instead of pointing forward.  This is mostly a skin issue.  Which … Read More

Dynamic Breast Deformity: What It Is, How To Avoid It & Fix It

dynamic breast deformity correction

What is Dynamic Breast Deformity? Dynamic breast deformity is a condition characterized by the movement of breast implants upon flexing of the chest muscles. Another common term for this is “implant animation”. Either way, this condition is commonly presented in cases where the breast implant is placed underneath the chest muscle (pectoralis muscle). Why Do Plastic Surgeons Utilize The Submuscular … Read More

Above Or Below The Muscle: Which Breast Augmentation Is Right For Me?

When it comes to having a breast augmentation there are two options: saline vs silicone.  There are also options as to where the implants can be placed. If saline implants are used the only option is for placement behind the muscle.  Saline implants, if not placed behind the muscle, have a tendency to show rippling under the skin. If you … Read More