Monthly Archives: April 2011

The Masculine Facelift

Women are not the only ones who want to look great as they age. Men, too, want solutions that help them to turn back the clock, while still keeping a natural and masculine appearance. Facelift surgery for men has seen a rise in popularity in recent years as an option for looking younger for longer. However, men have special considerations…

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3 Considerations for Breast Augmentation

When women considering breast augmentation in Seattle ask me about their options, they have three typical areas of concern: Type of implant Implant size Placement of incision Some surgeons focus on only one of these concerns, approaching breast augmentation as if only the type of implant needs to be discussed with the patient. Others may focus on the implant size…

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What Is a Lipoma?

A lipoma is a benign, painless tumor composed of fatty tissue. Lipomas are smooth, round, typically movable, and usually range from under 1 centimeter to as large as 6 centimeters in diameter. They are most common in middle aged men and women, who may want them removed for cosmetic purposes. Removal of a lipoma typically involves excision, or surgery to…

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Understanding Your Options for Breast Implants

Women considering breast implants in Chicago have a variety of options. By understanding your options, you can make healthy, informed choices regarding your procedure. Implant Selection There are two primary breast implant types: saline and silicone gel. Saline: Saline implants are filled with a sterile saltwater solution that can be naturally absorbed in the case of rupture. Although the likelihood…

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When Should I Consider BOTOX®?

If you”ve ever looked in the mirror and thought, “I wish I didn”t have these lines,” or “What can I do to correct these wrinkles that make me look angry?”, then BOTOX® Cosmetic may be the answer you”re looking for. Patients sometimes ask me if they are “old enough” for BOTOX. While there is no specific age requirement for BOTOX,…

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