While procedures such as breast enhancement, rhinoplasty and tummy tucks are among the best-known in plastic surgery, there are many other operations that can embellish or correct your looks. Some of these lesser-known procedures may prove exactly what you seek in creating a more attractive face or body. (more…)
One of plastic surgery’s top five procedures, tummy tuck has several variants. An extended tummy tuck involves most of the abdomen, along with the lower back and possibly the lower chest, while a “mini-tuck” focuses on just the bottom of the abdomen.
No matter the type of tummy tuck you undergo, there are certain activities you must not perform until getting clearance from the surgeon. That is true of any abdominal surgery. How long these actions remain off-limits depend on the type of tummy tuck and the patient’s overall condition. Following the doctor’s orders is critical to a smooth recovery. (more…)
Colloquially referred to as a nose job, rhinoplasty not only improves the aesthetic appearance of the face, but also boosts confidence. In many cases, it serves as corrective surgery for a nasal deformity. However, good candidates for rhinoplasty must have realistic expectations. After healing is complete, the person should look better, but should not treat the procedure as a magic wand that improves every aspect of life. In this blog post Dr. Joshua Greenwald discusses other factors pertaining to rhinoplasty candidate suitability. (more…)
One reason that some women wish to get a breast augmentation revision is to downsize their implants. A patient may desire a smaller implant if their goals have changed or if they aren’t happy with their existing implants. In this post, Dr. Joshua Greenwald of Greenwald Plastic Surgery discusses what you should know before downsizing your breast implants. (more…)
Injectables are a popular way to address a number of facial cosmetic concerns. Whether you want to reduce the appearance of crow’s feet or add volume to your lips, injectables may be an excellent non-invasive option. In this post, Dr. Joshua Greenwald of Greenwald Plastic Surgery answers some of the top questions about injectables. (more…)
Uneven or asymmetrical breasts are a common cosmetic concern for women. While some amount of asymmetry is very common, some women feel that the difference in size or shape between their breasts is too significant. In this post, Dr. Joshua Greenwald of Greenwald Plastic Surgery discusses the possible causes of uneven breasts and potential treatment options. (more…)
If you’ve had a mastectomy due to breast cancer, you may be interested in getting a breast reconstruction procedure. There are many different types of breast reconstruction, including both implant-based and flap-based procedures.
In this post, Dr. Joshua Greenwald of Greenwald Plastic Surgery discusses your breast reconstruction options after cancer. (more…)
The term rhinoplasty can be used to describe numerous procedures for the nose. Oftentimes we think of rhinoplasty as an elective cosmetic procedure; however, some people undergo rhinoplasty for medical reasons, too.
Take a moment to learn more about the differences between cosmetic and functional rhinoplasty from Dr. Joshua Greenwald. (more…)
If you are interested in slimming down an area of your body with liposuction, you are probably doing a lot of research on the procedure and what it entails. Unfortunately, there are certain realities about liposuction that people often hesitate to discuss.
Dr. Joshua Greenwald is here to help you out, because he believes that patient education is very important to help you make informed choices about surgery. In this post, he reveals certain truths about liposuction that other people may be afraid to tell you. (more…)
Women aren’t the only ones turning to nonsurgical cosmetic treatments to look younger, slimmer and more attractive. The demand for nonsurgical procedures continues to surge among men, as the treatment options get safer and more effective.
Read on as Dr. Joshua Greenwald reveals some of the top nonsurgical cosmetic procedures for men. (more…)