American Society of Plastic Surgeons
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Today's boob job is about more than buying breast implants. The term is also used to refer to breast lifts, reductions, or a combination lift and augmentation with implants.
Mini-facelift surgery is an option, not a panacea! It offers an alternative and a reasonable bridge for the younger middle aged individual who is battling Father Time when less invasive procedures like Botox and fillers can't keep up.
Increased awareness of gynecomastia within our communities will empower afflicted men and boys to seek out treatment. Years
A skillful facelift should make you look better, not necessarily younger. Most important, you should still look like you! Your plastic surgeon should require medical clearance by your personal physician. If you choose a surgical option, no matter what decade, consult a board certified plastic surgeon.
Closeups of our faces, cocked just at the right angle with our lips pursed and our sultry gazes directed at the camera, are our prized social media possessions. Why? What is it about the selfie that makes it such a popular everyday habit among social media users?
Why do women get breast implants? It's the number one cosmetic surgery in the U.S., even though it carries with it the burden of judgment and dismissal. So what's driving these women? Are they young and insecure? Superficial? Desperate?
I may have yet another chance at life. Who gets that? What good will I accomplish? Who can I help? I have a lot of stuff to do now.
Reconstruction should be viewed as part of the whole treatment because it affects the whole person.
Can nothing be done? Are women being sent home disfigured unnecessarily? Are we as women and physicians uninformed of available procedures? Do the majority of plastic surgeons choose not to make breast reconstruction a part of their practice?