Mommy makeover is a combination of body contouring procedures geared to achieve beautifully balanced body contours after pregnancy. Dr. Silverton created this informative infographic on the different options patients can choose during a mommy makeover. Procedures such as breast lift, breast augmentation, abdominoplasty, and liposuction can be combined during a mommy makeover. For more information,… Read More »
According to WomensHealth.gov, the most common surgery undergone by women in the U.S. is childbirth by cesarean section – also known as c-section surgery. While many of these surgeries result in barely noticeable, horizontal scars below the underwear line, there are times when large, raised, discolored, painful or even vertical scarring happens. The good news… Read More »
The risks associated with longer cosmetic surgeries are discussed.
Liposuction abdominoplasty (tummy tuck with liposuction) has become such a huge success that I hope that patients will come from further away than my usual Stockton, Lodi, Manteca, Modesto and Tracy areas. The combination of liposuction and abdominoplasty has produced the best results for this procedure that I have ever seen. In addition complications are… Read More »
This blog is mainly about plastic surgery and cosmetic surgery in particular. I intend to put out articles that both inform you and stimulate you to add your own thoughts. Please ask questions. Please disagree as you feel appropriate. I will answer you if you ask me about breast implants, breast lift, breast enhancements, breast… Read More »
The tummy tuck procedure has evolved and improved since the procedure was first tried in 1899. The standard technique, which has been with us for about 30 years, consists of a horizontal incision in the lower abdomen. The skin and fat is lifted up off of the muscle. The belly button is saved by cutting… Read More »
Here are some interesting facts as reported by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. I am a member of this society. From 2007-2008, there was over a 12 percent decrease in the total number of cosmetic procedures. Surgical procedures decreased by 15 percent, and nonsurgical procedures decreased by almost 12 percent. The top five… Read More »