September 07, 2014 @ 09:02 PM -- by Douglas Mackenzie
What are lipomas?
Lipomas are very common benign growths of fat. They usually present as a palpable lump just below the skin, and are somewhat soft or rubbery to the touch. They are easy to move around and generally non-tender. However, depending on their location (such as the forearm or thighs), they can be annoying and slightly painful. They often grow slowly, and usually when they become obviously visible is when most patients want them out. It is common to have more than one, and some people have dozens. In these cases there is often a familial pattern, and lipomas will likely continue.... (click title to see full post)
September 04, 2014 @ 09:00 AM -- by Douglas Mackenzie
Know what to expect following your tummy tuck surgery, including any side effects you are likely to experience throughout recovery.
August 19, 2014 @ 09:00 AM -- by Douglas Mackenzie
A compression garment offers numerous advantages toward the healing process. Learn why doctors recommend its use after body contouring surgery.
August 04, 2014 @ 09:00 AM -- by Douglas Mackenzie
If you are concerned about the cost of plastic surgery, it’s helpful to start considering your financing options and a potential payment plan.
August 01, 2014 @ 10:27 AM -- by Douglas Mackenzie
Yesterday the American Academy of Dermatology posted to their Facebook page this article from their website about the diagnosis and treatment of hyperhidrosis..... (click title for full article)
July 19, 2014 @ 09:00 AM -- by Douglas Mackenzie
Of the various incision types that may be used for a breast lift, the “lollipop” technique offers distinct advantages.
July 03, 2014 @ 10:11 AM -- by Douglas Mackenzie
For the right candidate, a breast reduction can improve both body-image and health. Find out if you may benefit from a reduction surgery.
June 18, 2014 @ 09:59 AM -- by Douglas Mackenzie
Large breast implants can have a dramatic effect on your appearance, but it's important to consider both the risks and benefits of treatment.
June 03, 2014 @ 09:00 AM -- by Douglas Mackenzie
Small breast implants can often produce positive results with fewer risks. Weigh the benefits and drawbacks of opting for smaller implants.
May 18, 2014 @ 09:00 AM -- by Douglas Mackenzie
A midface lift is a good way to achieve a younger look without the drawbacks of a full facelift procedure. See if the Endotine lift technique is right for you.
May 03, 2014 @ 09:00 AM -- by Douglas Mackenzie
It might be considered plastic surgery, but if droopy upper eyelids affect your quality of life, then your insurance may cover the cost of correcting them.
April 18, 2014 @ 09:54 AM -- by Douglas Mackenzie
There are many things that patients should consider with regard to the healing process after facelift surgery. Let's take a moment right now to go over the basics.
April 14, 2014 @ 03:57 PM -- by Douglas Mackenzie
Wound healing is a complex process that takes time. A surgical scar is the visible part of the scar tissue that results after the skin incision (wound) heals. This is the type of healing that is of most concern to patients – the visible scar. As I have discussed in a previous blog post (here), there is no such thing as scar-less surgery, and plastic surgeons can only minimize and mitigate scarring, not eliminate it. (Click on title for full post)
April 02, 2014 @ 12:30 PM -- by Douglas Mackenzie
Before you undergo eyelid surgery, be sure to understand the side effects and risks that may result.
March 12, 2014 @ 09:14 AM -- by Douglas Mackenzie
Know how the profile and shape of your breast implants will affect the outcome of your augmentation.
March 06, 2014 @ 07:40 AM -- by Douglas Mackenzie
For many plastic surgery procedures, it helps if the patient can get an idea of what they will look like after the procedure, as opposed to looking at photos of what other people look like after a similar procedure. I’ve used photo morphing for years, both 2-dimensional (2D) and 3-dimensional (3D). (click title for full post)
March 05, 2014 @ 07:49 AM -- by Douglas Mackenzie
Know what to expect after tummy tuck surgery with this overview of the tummy tuck recovery timeline.
February 24, 2014 @ 08:44 AM -- by Douglas Mackenzie
Learn how skin irregularities may form after liposuction treatment, and what you can do to avoid such complications.
February 07, 2014 @ 08:28 AM -- by Douglas Mackenzie
Millions of patients undergo facelifts every year but, as with any surgery, you should educate yourself about facelift side effects.
January 31, 2014 @ 09:49 AM -- by Douglas Mackenzie
If large breasts are a problem for you, learn about some of the ins and outs regarding breast reduction insurance coverage.