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Skin Removal After Weight Loss: What You Should Know

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 7/31/14 7:30 AM

skin_removal_after_weight_lossLosing weight is one of the most difficult things to do, but you’ve beaten the odds. Thanks to frequent exercise and modifications to your diet, you’ve achieved your goal weight and size. However, because of the dramatic change in you weight, you’ve noticed that your skin has become saggy.

At this point, it may seem like you just can’t win. You did everything right, and yet your body still isn’t where you want it to be. With a little help from a board certified plastic surgeon, you can be on your way to achieving the results you’ve always wanted. 

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What Happens in a 23-Hour Mastectomy Reconstruction Surgery?

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 7/29/14 7:30 AM

breast_cancer_mastectomiesIf you’ve recently undergone a mastectomy, you may be aware of the revolutionary technology and medical procedures that can help you feel better about the changes that have occurred to your body. With plastic and cosmetic surgery, your body can look great and you can feel more comfortable about the changes you’ve gone through.  

When some women get breast cancer, they choose to undergo mastectomies, which involve either full or partial removal of one or both breasts, according to Cancer.org. Other women will pursue skin-sparing mastectomies, which is best if they’re planning to get breast reconstruction afterwards. 

Breast reconstruction is highly beneficial. Though your breasts won’t look exactly like they did before your mastectomy, you’ll feel better about your appearance. The procedure can increase your self-esteem, especially during such an emotionally fragile time. Your board certified plastic surgeon may recommend a breast lift, augmentation or reduction in order to reach your desired look. 

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What to Do After Breast Implant Surgery

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 7/24/14 7:30 AM

breast_implant_surgery_healthy_When you decide to have breast implant surgery, you have to prepare for what’s required of you post-surgery. Otherwise, you may not heal properly. 

Your board certified plastic surgeon should go over all the steps of the healing process with you. However, if you need extra guidance, below are a few tips when it comes to keeping yourself healthy and safe after a breast implant procedure

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How to Eat Right, Stay Fit and Maintain Your Figure This Summer

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 7/22/14 7:30 AM

stay_fit_run_on_beachSummertime is the season of BBQs, beer, pool parties and popsicles. While these treats and events aren’t exactly conducive to a healthy lifestyle, you don’t have to let anxiety over your weight ruin your summer fun. By practicing healthy eating habits and getting your exercise in on a regular basis, you can still have leisure time and enjoy the sunshine.

Here are a few tips for staying fit and looking fabulous this summer:

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Thinking About Getting a Neck Lift? Key Facts You Need to Know

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 7/17/14 7:30 AM

neck_lift_factsYour neck is a highly visible part of your body. If you don’t feel great about it, there’s not much you can do on your own. Try as you might, but wearing turtlenecks year round will probably make you feel a bit uncomfortable.

Instead of living everyday being fully aware of and self conscious about your neck, you have some options to make it better. One of those is a neck lift, which can improve the look of your neck, no matter what the issue is.

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Smartlipo versus Liposuction: What's Best for You?

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 7/15/14 7:30 AM

woman_considering_liposuctionYou’re in good shape and you’re proud of how you look, for the most part. If you didn’t have those pesky extra 10 pounds on your body, you’d be completely satisfied. Thankfully, liposuction or Smartlipo can solve your excess fat issues.

Are you considering liposuction, but you don’t know what kind of surgery to pursue? In addition to consulting with your board-certified plastic surgeon, you’ll want to do your own research. To get you started, we’ve put together this helpful guide to help you determine which procedure is right for you.

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What's Involved in a Mommy Makeover Cosmetic Procedure?

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 7/10/14 7:30 AM

mom_child_mommy_makeoverYou’re a proud mom and you enjoy motherhood. However, you may not be happy with how pregnancy has changed your body.

After you give birth and breastfeed, your breasts may sag and look smaller than they were before you had your child. Your tummy might be larger than it once was. You may have trouble getting rid of excess fat, no matter how hard you work out and how much you watch what you eat.

Instead of stressing yourself out over how you look, you might want to consider getting a mommy makeover instead.

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4 Ways Breast Implants Can Improve Your Life

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 7/8/14 7:30 AM

confident_woman_breast_implantsBreast implants are immensely popular. In fact, they’re the number one cosmetic surgery procedure in the United States. It’s easy to see why because along with improving your physical appearance, they can have a positive effect on your mental and emotional state.

Are you on the fence about getting breast implants? Do you need that final push to convince you that you’re making the right decision? Keep reading. Here are just a few of the many ways breast implants can make your life even better.

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Rhinoplasty

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 7/3/14 7:30 AM

Rhinoplasty_nose_jobA rhinoplasty, or a nose job, will change the way you look. It has the power to give you the boost of self esteem you’re looking for. If your nose has always bothered you, it may be the perfect solution.

If you’re thinking about rhinoplasty and looking for some basic information about nose jobs, you’ve come to the right place. Here is a step-by-step guide on how they work and what to expect if you decide to get one. 

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Cosmetic Treatments for Your Wedding Day

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 7/1/14 7:30 AM

cosmetic_treatments_for_wedding_dayYour wedding day is one of the most important days of your life. After months of preparation and anticipation, you’re finally going to tie the knot.

Maybe you’re worried about finding the right flowers, or how your parents and in-laws are going to get along. Or you’re scared about the weather and fear that it will rain on your outdoor party. While some things can’t be controlled, you can control how you look on your big day.

If you’re anxious about your wedding photos and your appearance, don’t fret. Before you walk down the aisle, here are a few cosmetic procedures you can have done and products you can use to make you feel your absolute best. 

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