I’m looking to get a cheek lift but want to avoid taking an excessive amount of pain medication. Are there any alternatives?

If I pick my nose frequently, will it widen out my nostrils? I was wondering if chronic nose picking has any effect on the odd shape and size of my nostrils.

I will be having a lateral brow lift in a week’s time and will need to move house 2 weeks after that procedure. Is this ok? How long should one rest after such a procedure? Hercules

What are the different kinds of liposuction that can help with chins with fatty deposits?

I plan to have smart liposuction to remove 1000 cc’s of fat from each of my thighs? Is this too much fat to remove? How can I speed up recovery? Chicha

Why do I need a breast lift along with implants if I have saggy skin?

How is a breast lift performed? Sabrina

  • Hi Sabrina, the only difference between Breast Lifting and Breast Reduction is the removal of breast tissue. Because two circles of tissue of unequal circumference need to be sewn together, a tailor would know that the result will be bunching of the tissue. Fortunately, this bunching usually settles in a few months. As the breast … Continue reading "How is a breast lift performed? Sabrina"

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How long is recovery after a tummy tuck? Sawyer

  • Hi Sawyer,  A tummy tuck procedure involves making an incision just above the pubic hair line, removing the excess skin and fat, and tightening the abdominal muscle. The recovery time for a tummy tuck varies for each individual, but generally takes at least 6-8 weeks. Patients who’ve undergone this procedure have drainage tubes in for … Continue reading "How long is recovery after a tummy tuck? Sawyer"

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What happens during a tummy tuck? Alvin

  • Hi Alvin, thanks for your question.  An incision is made in the lower abdomen and a W-shaped scar is made. To deal with the large amount of extra skin, after massive weight loss, vertical incisions are added to the belly. The skin of the belly is then lifted, exposing the muscles. The belly button (umbilicus) … Continue reading "What happens during a tummy tuck? Alvin"

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How can I tell if I’m a good candidate for laser skin resurfacing? Nissy