People use the term “facelift” when referring to cosmetic procedures designed to surgically correct creasing, bagging and wrinkling of excess skin around the eyes, mouth, and chin. In reality, there is no standard “facelift” procedure but instead a selection of different procedures that can be performed on the face separately or together in order to achieve a more youthful appearance. (more…)
It can be embarrassing, but it’s also surprisingly common. Roughly half of all men have enlarged male breasts, and while this may go away on its own, it sometimes does not. Male breast reduction surgery aims to correct this issue if it doesn’t resolve itself.
In recent years, dermal fillers and injectables have been touted as the solution for those seeking facial rejuvenation without a face-lift. Dermal fillers such as Botox and the like have become popular because the injection procedure is quick, there is little to no recovery, and the cost is much lower than surgery. But how do the results obtained from injectables compare to that of a face-lift? Before you decide, be sure you have realistic expectations.
Breast augmentation surgery generally uses silicone or saline implants to enlarge the breast. Overall, these have been shown to be safe to use. However, some women might not be entirely comfortable with the notion of inserting foreign material into their bodies for this purpose. (more…)
Commonly known as a “tummy tuck,” an abdominoplasty takes the skin on your stomach and tightens it, eliminating any excess sagging tissue. The techniques used for securing the skin afterward can have a drastic impact on healing, with newer techniques making the process much simpler and quicker for the patient. (more…)
If your eyes and forehead are beginning to reveal your age, a brow/forehead lift may be for you. At North Dallas Plastic Surgery, we have developed a unique and effective way to lift sagging eyebrows with minimal complication and down time. Our procedure is so revolutionary that we were asked to write about it in the peer-reviewed journal, Aesthetic Surgery Journal. (more…)
At North Dallas Plastic Surgery, we perform the tummy tuck procedure with a technique that is so revolutionary, it is changing the way people feel about abdominoplasty (tummy tuck). Our doctors, Dr. Todd A. Pollock and Dr. Harlan Pollock, have originated a suturing method that reduces surgical complications, improves outcomes, and greatly shortens recovery times. (more…)
More Americans are choosing to have plastic surgery than ever before. In 2015, there were nearly 16 million cosmetic procedures done in the United States: a 2% increase from the previous year. As the number of surgeries performed increases, likewise the number of patients choosing to have multiple procedures performed at the same time is also increasing. (more…)
Body contouring—or the removal of fat from specific areas of the body—is generally handled in one of two ways: liposuction and non-surgical fat removal. Choosing between these two is largely a matter of personal preference, though each one has its own advantages and disadvantages, and there are situations where one or the other won’t be viable. (more…)
With swim suit season practically around the corner, many individual’s concern is that now may be good time to take care of “winter weight”.
Although body contouring is the reshaping of the body to achieve a more attractive appearance, a patient’s concerns may be related to genetic fat distribution or changes related to pregnancy or following significant weight loss.
It is important to understand that body contouring surgery is not a weight loss surgery but rather a shaping procedure. Under most circumstances, an appropriate candidate should be close to their ideal weight.
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