Facelifts: The Must Ask Questions for Your Plastic Surgeon

The appeal of a facelift is easy to understand. As time passes, loose skin, sagging and fat deposits transform the strong V shape commonly seen in younger faces into more of a W shape. During a facelift, or rhytidectomy, a skilled plastic surgeon removes this excess skin and any extraneous fat and tightens the underlying…

Breast Revision Surgery Explained

Breast augmentations have skyrocketed by 37% since 2000 according to the 2016 report released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). With the popularity of this procedure plastic surgeons are seeing a rise in breast revision surgeries. If you are considering a revision surgery, here is more in-depth information to know before undergoing the procedure.  …

Arm Lift Guide

An arm lift or brachioplasty is one body contouring procedure that has grown in popularity. Statistics released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) found that 17,860 arm lifts were performed in 2016, which represents a 5,184% increase over the number of the same procedures that were performed in 2000.   An arm lift…

How Much Do You Know About Tummy Tucks?

Childbearing, weight loss and aging can take a toll on the abdominal region. Many consider undergoing an abdominoplasty or more popularly known as a tummy tuck to achieve a flatter and more tone mid-section. For those interested in this procedure being informed and getting educated about what a tummy tuck can do for you is…

What’s Your Knowledge on Breast Augmentation?

Breast augmentation is one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures in the country. The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASPS) estimates that there were over 290,000 breast augmentations performed in 2016. If you are considering this procedure, there is a lot of information important to know including many common misconceptions. How much knowledge do you…

Who Should Perform Your Cosmetic Surgery?

Americans spent an estimated $16 billion on plastic surgery in 2016, and that number is likely to grow in 2017. Most of these patients requested minimally invasive procedures or cosmetic surgery treatments. Thanks to this level of demand, more doctors are providing cosmetic surgery. With more service providers, there is growing confusion among consumers on terms like…

Dr. Shahram Salemy is Promoted to Clinical Assistant Professor at University of Washington School of Medicine

Dr. Shahram Salemy is honored to be promoted to the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Washington’s School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery. He has been involved in the education of Plastic Surgery Residents since March 2013 when he was appointed as an Assistant Clinical Instructor, which is…

Preparation and Post-Surgery Care for Breast Augmentation

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According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), breast augmentation was the single most popular cosmetic surgery option for 2016. These procedures can enhance self-esteem and restore confidence, allowing women to enjoy the figure they’ve always wanted. The right preparation and post-surgery care can ensure the best results for breast enhancement patients. Here are…

Breast Surgery Consultation

Seattle Breast Augmentation

Any woman who is considering breast surgery should begin with a consultation with a board certified plastic surgeon. This meeting is an opportunity to explore the options and discuss what is possible, practical, and optimal. The more preparation that potential patients do for this meeting, the more helpful it will be.   What are the…

Dr. Shahram Salemy is Selected as Washington’s 10 Best Plastic Surgeons

Dr. Shahram Salemy is flattered to be chosen as one of Washington’s 10 Best Plastic Surgeons by the American Institute of Plastic Surgeons (AIOPS). To be selected for this list, a plastic surgeon must be formally nominated by AIOPS, patients and/or a fellow physician. They must also have attained the highest achievement in the field…