Video: How Active Can I Be After a Breast Augmentation?

Hi, this is Dr. Salemy and I’m speaking today from our office here in Seattle. A patient posed a really good question about activity restrictions after breast augmentation. The question was how do we go through several weeks of recovery after surgery without exercising? I got to say this is a really tough problem for…

Breast Augmentation: The Must Ask Questions on Implants

Plastic surgery offers a continually expanding array of cosmetic procedures that repair or reshape the various areas of the body, resulting in an improved appearance that is generally leaner, firmer and more youthful. One of the most commonly performed cosmetic surgeries in the United States, breast augmentation involves the placement of breast implants to produce…

Dr. Salemy’s Body Transformation and How He Did It

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Many of us have goals for transforming our bodies. That might be weight loss, or shape change via exercise. For others, those goals can only be reached with surgery. Either way, it takes preparation, hard work and commitment to make the changes that you need to make. Dr. Salemy has always understood this. That’s why…

Breast Augmentation Done Right – How to Avoid Breast Revision Surgery

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In 2016, more than a quarter million breast augmentation surgeries were performed in the US, a number that is up by almost 37% since 2000, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). As the number of women seeking breast augmentation rises, so does the number potentially needing a breast revision. Before undergoing a breast enhancement,…

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…