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Increased Need for Breast Lift with Increased Breast Size?

Breast lift surgeon in Tampa discusses balance between breast lift, size and need for surgery.

“If I have large breasts, am I more likely to need a breast lift later in life?” It’s a question that may be on the minds of many young women, and I’ve heard it from many of my Tampa plastic surgery patients. There’s no easy answer. Each woman responds differently to the aging process. However, every woman will experience some breakdown of…

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What You Can & Can’t Do After Eyelid Surgery

Eyelid surgery is a popular operation at my Seattle practice because it can provide dramatic changes with relatively little discomfort. Most patients can resume everyday activities several days after surgery, such as wearing eyeglasses or contacts. Although most bruising can be covered by makeup, I do suggest allowing at least 3 weeks before attending an important social function (such as a…

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Myth Buster: Silicone Implants Won’t Explode at High Altitude

Are homemade skincare products worth it?

The Discovery Channel’s “MythBusters” covers a wide range of topics across the globe, but as a plastic surgeon in Sacramento, one episode that evaluated a myth about breast implants stood out to me. The Myth: Silicone breast implants can explode at high altitude or low air pressure. The Result: They “busted” the myth, proving it inaccurate. They discovered that, when measured…

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Can You Judge a Plastic Surgeon by Their Facility?

Tampa plastic surgeon Dr. Jeremy Benedetti discusses the quality of a provider's facility.

“You can’t judge a book by its cover.” Sure, we’ve heard it before, but how many of us really believe it? In our appearance-driven society, judging a book by its cover seems like a very natural reaction. What I’d like to address today is judging a plastic surgeon by the first impression you get when visiting his or her office.…

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Which Is Better: CoolSculpting® or Liposuction?

One of the most popular cosmetic enhancement procedures year after year is liposuction. At our Albany practice in recent years, though, a new body contouring option has been giving liposuction some competition. CoolSculpting® is a non-surgical procedure that can effectively remove fat and shape the body. So, how do you know which is right for you? Liposuction: During liposuction, your surgeon…

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