Monthly Archives: September 2012

What To Do Before Breast Reduction

If there is one thing I consistently tell patients who come to me for breast reduction in Oregon, it’s this: “Be at a stable weight before surgery.” Considering that one common reason for having breast reduction surgery is to make exercising easier and more comfortable, it might sound strange that women should try to reach their ideal weight before the…

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Rhinoplasty Recovery: What to Expect

When a patient contacts me about a Dallas rhinoplasty (or a “nose job”), he or she often wants to know what the recovery process is like. Here’s what you can expect in the days, weeks and months following the surgery: First 48 hours: You will see some bruising and swelling around the nose, cheeks and eyes. Using cool compresses will…

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Why I Perform Reconstructive Surgery

Although I love performing all types of plastic surgery in Portland, reconstructive surgery is especially meaningful to me. As a cancer survivor, I am poignantly aware of the challenges cancer survivors face. Through my work in this field, I am also attuned to the deeply personal and psychological effects a mastectomy can have on a woman. In addition to helping…

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Breast Augmentation Surgery the Right Way

For patients seeking breast augmentation in Chicago, I offer a special approach with the following benefits: Minimal tissue damage: I have dedicated much of my academic research during the past 20 years to the study of wound healing and scar prevention. Needless to say, minimizing the negative effects of plastic surgery is a major focus of mine. For breast augmentation,…

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3 Ways I Hide Breast Scars

When patients who come to me for breast augmentation in Portland, I offer 3 types of incisions that help camouflage scarring: inframammary, periareolar and transaxillary. Inframammary For this technique, I place the incision in the fold under the breast, making use of the natural contours of the body to hide any scars from plain view. Periareolar In the periareolar method,…

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