Jacksonville Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic Renewal Services

When Does Swelling Disappear After a Facelift?

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 [...]

By |2016-01-19T23:49:46+00:00February 18th, 2011|Categories: Common Plastic Surgery Questions, Facial Plastic Surgery|

What is a breast lift?

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.

By |2017-04-05T17:38:33+00:00February 17th, 2011|Categories: Breast Surgery Procedures|

Can breast implants rupture during mammograms?

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 [...]

By |2016-01-19T23:51:10+00:00February 15th, 2011|Categories: Breast Surgery Procedures, Common Plastic Surgery Questions|

How Many CC’s Equal a Cup Size in Breast Augmentation?

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.

By |2016-01-19T23:51:48+00:00February 13th, 2011|Categories: Breast Surgery Procedures, Common Plastic Surgery Questions|