How to Prepare for Plastic Surgery

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As plastic surgery becomes more and more mainstream, more people each year are considering both invasive and minimally invasive procedures. Whether it’s your first procedure or your third, it’s very important to do the proper preparation and research before your first appointment. Before Your Consultation No matter what procedure you choose, it’s super important to

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How Cosmetic Surgeons and Plastic Surgeons are Different and Why It’s Important

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As aesthetic procedures continue to grow in popularity, contributing to the $12 billion-dollar industry, it is becoming more and more common for doctors without plastic surgery training to offer procedures. Unfortunately, this lack of plastic and reconstructive surgical experience is usually at the expense of the patient. Therefore, it is so important to understand the

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The Difference Between Plastic and Cosmetic Surgeons

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There are many misconceptions when referring to plastic surgeons and cosmetic surgeons. Generally, patients assume that the two are equal when that is actually far from the truth. So what is the difference? The Training After a surgeon completes medical school, he or she first serves as a surgical resident for at least three years.

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Breast Augmentation and 3 Things to Consider About Breast Implants

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If you are thinking about breast augmentation, you are not alone. Breast augmentation has been a very popular cosmetic enhancement procedure for a long time. According to the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, more than 286,000 women had a breast augmentation in 2014 in the US.  Because there are that many breast augmentations done

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Newton’s First Law and Recovery from Surgery

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Breast Augmentation in Seattle   Recovery from  a surgery, like a breast augmentation, a breast reduction or breast lift, tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) and other surgeries, can be related to the commercial about arthritis that says, “A body at rest tends to stay at rest”.  This is Newton’s First Law of Motion (remember physics in school)

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Breast Augmentation, Breast Implants and Breast Capsule Contracture

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Breast Augmentation, Breast Implants and Breast Capsule Contracture A breast augmentation can result in a problem called breast implant capsule contracture.  This occurs because the natural scar that forms around the breast implants tightens.  The tighter it gets, the harder and more round the breast implant becomes and the more distorted the breast implant becomes. 

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