Monthly Archives: March 2013

Benefits of Natural Breast Augmentation

Many women want larger breasts, but not all women want breast implants. That is why I offer a natural breast augmentation in Geneva for patients who want to enhance their chest size subtly and naturally. What is natural breast augmentation? Natural breast augmentation is a two-part process that uses liposuction to remove fat from a donor area, and then replace…

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Benefits of Open Rhinoplasty for Nasal Tip Reshaping

Although I use both open and closed approaches when I perform a nose job in Chicago, I find that the open approach (when appropriate) offers many benefits for tip reshaping, such as: It allows for reshaping while retaining a strong nasal structure. Open rhinoplasty allows me to reshape the cartilage using non-destructive techniques such as grafts and sutures. This helps…

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Your Breast Implant Profile

One of the factors that contributes to a natural-looking breast augmentation for my San Jose area patients is choosing the right breast implant profile. Breast implant profile refers to the implant’s degree of forward projection from the chest wall. Breast implants typically come in high, moderate, and low profiles, although there are some more recent variations, such as “moderate plus”…

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What’s the Limit on Combined Procedures?

I’ve observed a growing trend toward combining surgeries such as breast augmentation and tummy tuck– al so known as a “Mommy Makeover” – at my Seattle practice. Combined plastic surgery reduces your exposure to anesthesia, and can reduce overall recovery time while providing a more comprehensive result. But how much is too much? That depends on the procedure. It is…

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Understanding Breast Implant Texture

In my many years of practicing cosmetic surgery in Chicago, I’ve learned a great deal about the importance of breast implant texture. Texture refers to the surface of the implant’s outer shell and it can either be smooth or grainy. Although the role of texture in breast implants is complex (and there are many implications we still do not understand),…

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