The majority of facelift, also known as Rhytidectomy, patients are concerned about when does the swelling disappear after a facelift and there is nothing wrong with being concerned of that. A lot of people can't take that much time off from work or are worried about looking back to "normal" before a certain time or event and this is perfectly normal. I tell most of my facelift patients that most of the swelling after a facelift occurs in the first week or two. After that time period, the swelling after a facelift is a gradual decrease over time. Usually by three months, most swelling [...]
It's not uncommon to wonder what is a breast lift. Especially when their are so many breast-related plastic surgery procedures out there. A mastopexy or breast lift surgery refers to a group of elective surgical operations designed to lift or change the shape of a person's breasts. Mastopexymay involve repositioning the areola and nipple, as well as lifting the breast tissue and removing skin.
It really depends on the type of breast implant to determine if it can rupture during a mammogram. As a professional plastic surgeon in Jacksonville, I have seen some of the older silicone gel breast implants rupture after a mammogram or trauma, however, newer breast implants, in general, should not rupture during a mammogram. Mammograms can usually be performed without the risk of implant rupture. If you are unsure or worried if your breast implant may rupture during a mammogram, it's best to be examined by your doctor or a plastic surgeon before-hand and find out what risks you may face with [...]
Wanting to know how many CCs equal a cup size in breast augmentation is a very common question among current and potential breast enlargement patients. The answer is simple: This can vary depending on a patient's build or frame size. It can also vary depending on the type of implant used. In my professional plastic surgery history, I find that it usually takes approximately 175 to 200 cc's to increase someone one cup size.