What is Revision Rhinoplasty?

Posted on September 8, 2022

Complex surgical procedures, such as rhinoplasty, can result in complications even when performed by the best of surgeons. Patients may experience difficulty breathing or dissatisfaction with the appearance of their nose following rhinoplasty, and require a secondary surgery to remediate issues. Board certified plastic surgeon Dr. David Kim provides revision rhinoplasty to patients in Beverly […]

How Do I Know if One of My Breast Implants is Encapsulated?

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Breast augmentation with artificial implants is the most popular procedure that women seek to enlarge and reshape their breasts. Breast augmentation surgery involves the placement of the breast implants into the chest, either under or over the chest muscles. Complications from this surgery are rare but possible, with capsular contracture being one of the more […]

What Are The Pros And Cons Of A Rhinoplasty?

Posted on August 30, 2022

Choosing to undergo rhinoplasty or a nose job should be a personal decision. Responsible plastic surgeons would explain the procedure and its inherent pros and cons. They will ask you to weigh your own personal needs before getting the procedure. You should speak with a skilled and seasoned plastic surgeon about the benefits and limitations […]

Saline vs. Silicone Breast Implants: Are They Safe?

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All breast implants have an outer shell made from silicone, which is an inert polymer. The shell can be designed to be textured or smooth. Smooth walled implants mimic the natural movement of breasts by rolling around the breast pocket subtly. On the other hand, textured implants have small surface spaces and encourage soft tissue […]

What Are The Potential Risks And Side Effects Of Breast Augmentation?

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Breast augmentation carries a certain risk of medical challenges as with any other surgery. Patients may experience complications during the surgery or from the implants. There can be side effects associated with the surgery and post-operative care as well. The decision to get breast augmentation surgery should be personal. You should arrive at a decision […]

How Long Until I Can Workout After Breast Augmentation

Posted on July 26, 2022

Many women who are seeking breast augmentation procedure wonder when they can resume exercising following the plastic surgery. Many patients work out regularly to stay fit and healthy and don’t want to miss out on their fitness routine.  Your surgeon will discuss all aspects of the procedure and recovery timeline in detail with you during […]

Understanding Placement And Incision For Breast Implants

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Incisions made during breast implant surgery are made at hidden and inconspicuous locations. This is to ensure that the resultant scarring is barely noticeable. There are several factors that need to be considered in determining the best location for the incisions and implants. This includes the type of breast implants used, size and shape of […]

Fat Transfer To Breast vs Breast Implants

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Breast augmentation has consistently been the most popular cosmetic procedure in the world year after year. Moreover, a difficult decision faced by most patients is to choose between breast augmentation with implants or through fat transfer. Implants are a proven and time-tested approach while fat transfer is a relatively newer technique.  Both techniques provide long-lasting […]

What Is Facial Profile Balancing?

Posted on June 15, 2022

Every facial cosmetic surgery is primarily about balancing the facial features for a more natural look. Rhinoplasty surgery should be focused on getting a nose that fits your facial features more naturally rather than getting a nose similar to your favorite celebrity. Furthermore, you may not always get facial balance following a rhinoplasty surgical procedure […]

How Do I Have To Wait To Go Back To Working Out After Breast Augmentation?

Posted on June 10, 2022

You should budget your time for proper post-operative recovery if you are considering undergoing breast augmentation plastic surgery. You can minimize the recovery period and maximize your comfort by diligently following your surgeon’s instructions and avoiding strenuous activities.  Typically, breast augmentation procedure requires patients to perform minimal physical activity in the initial 3 – 7 […]

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