Video: Capsular Contracture: Here’s How You Know You Have It

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  Hi, this is Dr. Salemy. I’m talking today from our office in Seattle. A Realself user posed a really good question about capsular contracture and how do we know if the patient has capsular contracture or not. Capsular contracture is a process where the body makes a hard scar around a breast implant. All…

Video: Watch a Patient’s Nose Job

   Hi, it’s Dr. Salemy, we’re in our office in Seattle and we’re about to do a rhinoplasty on this patient and I wanted to show you kind of what we’re going for.The main issue with her nose is the tip. What I mean by that is she’s got too much cartilage at the…

Video: Silicone Breast Implants Options

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  Hi, my name is Dr. Salemy, I’m a board-certified plastic surgeon here in Seattle, Washington. I want to chat a little bit today about some of the different options that are available for silicone implants today. In front of me, I have three of these options, all are silicone cohesive gel breast implants. They’re…

Land the Right Plastic Surgeon

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Now that you’ve made up your mind to undergo plastic surgery, how do you go about selecting the right plastic surgeon? A successful cosmetic surgery procedure can improve your confidence for many years to come and choosing the right surgeon goes a long way in decreasing the chances of poor results and complications as well as needing…

Video: I Want New Breasts — What Will My Recovery Be Like?

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  Hi, this is Dr. Salemy and I’m speaking today from our office in Seattle. A patient on Realself had asked the question about what the recovery is like after a breast augmentation. This a great question and something you should be fully aware of before you decide to have the procedure.   Now, the…

Take a Plastic Surgery Virtual Tour

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Thinking of plastic surgery? Once you’ve decided on your aesthetic goals your next most important decision is on selecting the right surgeon. When evaluating a plastic surgeon also take into consideration the clinic itself including the staff and the facility. Take a virtual tour of our clinic to familiarize yourself with a plastic surgery facility.…

Dr. Shahram Salemy Voted Patients Choice Award Winner

Dr. Shahram Salemy feels honored to be once again awarded for Patients’ Choice and On-Time Doctor for 2018. He also represents 1% of doctors nationwide who are bestowed with the honor of being given this award for at least five consecutive years. In the words of a few patients who describe Dr. Salemy as the…

Video: How Long Do Breast Implants Last?

How Long Do Breast Implants Last? Women who are considering breast augmentation surgery often have questions about the numerous styles of implants available to them. To help make the research process a bit less confusing, we will answer some of the most frequently asked questions regarding implants. What Do Breast Implants Look Like? How the…

Social Decisions – How the Use of Social Media is Changing Conversations About Cosmetic Surgery

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  People today use the internet to make most decisions. Over 80% of internet users research their options before making any purchases. One topic that many of us search for is health information. A recent article published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), considers how…

Why Board Certification Matters

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When you have made the decision to undergo plastic surgery, one of the most important decisions you can make is choosing a board-certified plastic surgeon. Thanks to the growing popularity of plastic surgery, more and more physicians who don’t have the proper training are offering cosmetic surgery procedures to patients. In fact, a growing number…