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…

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…

Safety in Plastic Surgery Procedures

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When you decide to have plastic surgery, it is important to choose a facility carefully. Although these procedures have a low risk of complications, patients should still take the time to research medical clinics and plastic surgeons. A 2018 review of outpatient cosmetic surgery procedures published in the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal found that…

Dr. Shahram Salemy is Named a Top Contributor on Realself

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Seattle plastic surgeon, Dr. Shahram Salemy, is excited about being listed as a Realself Top Contributor, an honor bestow to less than 10% of Realself doctors. This status awards doctors who provide reliable information to patients by being committed in answering consumer questions on an ongoing basis and by encouraging reviews from their patients. In…

Video: Belly Fat Transfer Gives This Woman More Youthful Cheeks

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  Seattle Fat Transfer Hi, it’s Dr. Salemy, we’re in our office here in Seattle. We’re going to do a fun procedure today called a fat transfer to the mid face.   Youthful Cheek Volume Restored with Woman’s Own Belly Fat This is a woman who is overall happy with her appearance but has lost a…

Dr. Shahram Salemy Named a Recognized Healthgrades Doctor

Seattle plastic surgeon, Dr. Shahram Salemy earns Healthgrades Honor Roll, a designation that recognizes top physicians in the US for meeting requirements of board certification in their specialty amongst other criteria. The recognition highlights the importance of doctors to have the proper training and credentials in their field to ensure patient safety. “Our goal is…

Continuing Trends in Plastic Surgery: 2017 vs. 2016

Between 2016 and 2017, both cosmetic surgical procedures and minimally invasive procedures increased by

Plastic Surgery Is More Embraced Than Ever. Here’s Why…

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Sixteen billion dollars. That’s the amount spent on cosmetic surgeries in 2016. What’s even more astonishing is that this number only covers the United States. That’s the most Americans have spent in elective surgeries in recorded history The American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS), predicts that in 2018 this number will only grow. Elective surgeries…

Video: Swelling After Breast Augmentation: How Long Will It Last?

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  Hi, it’s Dr. Salemy and I’m speaking here from our office in Seattle. I had some questions today from some Realself readers and I wanted to answer some for you guys today. The first question is about swelling after a breast augmentation. Typically, I tell my patients that the swelling is going to be…

How Working Out and Being Healthy Supports Your Cosmetic Surgical Transformation

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If you want to get the most out of your plastic surgery, then it pays to prepare in advance so that you are in the best physical shape you can be before your procedure. Making sure you’re as healthy as possible prior to your cosmetic surgery will give you a greater chance of getting the…