Archive for January, 2012
Can Nose Reshaping Be Combined with Other Procedures
Nose reshaping, also known as rhinoplasty, is the most commonly sought facial recontouring procedure in plastic surgery. Most people will have nose reshaping without other procedures because the effect of a rhinoplasty can so completely transform the appearance of your face, you might not feel the need for other procedures afterward. However, if you desire […]
Benefits of Having a Facelift
In the last decade, there has been a proliferation of nonsurgical facial rejuvenation techniques including injectables like BOTOX® Cosmetic, dermal fillers, and laser treatments. For a while, facelifts declined, and some people predicted the day that facelifts would be completely replaced by these nonsurgical methods. However, in the last couple years we have seen a […]
What Body Areas Can Be Treated with Liposuction?
It might be easier to tell you what body areas can't be treated with liposuction, but we'll give it a try. Liposuction can be used to remove excess fat in the: Chin Neck Upper back Bra rolls Chest Gynecomastia (male breasts) Armpit Upper arm Flank, love handles, or muffin top Lower back Buttocks Belly, gut, […]
The Plastic Surgeons at Marietta Plastic Surgery Discuss PIP Silicone Breast Implant Concerns with Atlanta Patients
Headlines from Europe and other parts of the world are causing great concern among women with PIP silicone breast implants. The plastic surgeons at Marietta Plastic Surgery want to assure their patients that they have nothing to worry about as we have never used PIP silicone implants. In March of 2010, Poly Implant Prothese […]
Does Liposuction Leave Extensive Scarring?
Liposuction, like all surgical procedures, does leave some scars. However, in the case of liposuction, the incisions used are very small, and therefore the scars are very subtle. Liposuction uses several small incisions to achieve its results. The size of liposuction scars typically ranges from 3-4mm The size and number of incisions depend on a […]