Considering a Tummy Tuck? You Need This Checklist

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Many people struggle to get the flat and toned stomach that they desire. There are many exercises, such as Pilates and crunches, that are designed to tone core muscles, but these are often ineffective, in particular after pregnancy, and they cannot address excess loose skin or pockets of stubborn fat.  A tummy tuck is a…

Tummy Tuck Cases Highlight

Results from tummy tucks can vary greatly based on patient’s desired goals, abdominoplasty type, and a patient’s anatomy. Here are a couple highlights of cases for full and extended tummy tucks: FULL TUMMY TUCK This woman wanted dramatic transformation to her abdominal contour after bearing children. A full tummy tuck was performed to narrow the…

Scheduling Breast Reduction Surgeries: Before or After Surgical Weight Loss Procedures?

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For patients considering weight loss surgery to combat obesity and to resculpt their figures, deciding when to schedule breast reduction procedures, also known as reduction mammoplasty surgeries can be a real challenge. Some studies suggest that the best results are usually achieved when surgical weight loss procedures are performed first and time is allowed for…

Q & A: Seven Questions about Breast Reduction Surgery with Dr. Shahram Salemy

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Breast augmentation surgeries have long been one of the most popular procedures in the cosmetic surgery field. However, a popular option for women is undergoing breast reduction to enhance their appearance and their self-confidence. Reduction mammaplasty can offer significant advantages for women, including the following: Reduced weight and stress on the back Improved athletic performance…

8 Myths About Botox® Cosmetic and Dermal Fillers

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With the surging popularity of nonsurgical cosmetic treatments like Botox® and dermal fillers, it is not surprising that a number of myths have surfaced to muddy the waters. When considering these types of treatments, patients should take the time to differentiate between myth and reality before making any decisions. Myth: Botox® and dermal fillers do…

Plastic Surgery Trends for 2016

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It is a trend that is undeniable. The popularity of plastic surgery continues to increase. In 2015, more than 15.9 million surgical and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures were performed, according to the annual report released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. That is a whopping 115 percent increase since 2000 and an impressive 2…

Tummy Tucks: Achieving Desired Results

Life takes a toll on a person’s abdominal area. Age, childbearing, and changes in weight can trigger sagging muscles, extraneous skin and deposits of fat, and the result is a stomach that is flabby rather than toned. Fortunately, a tummy tuck can offer a viable solution for those who want a flat, youthful stomach. Also…

Nonsurgical Cosmetic Treatments: What You Should Know

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Plastic surgeons offer an ever-evolving array of treatments, and many of them do not involve surgery. In fact, over 14 million minimally invasive cosmetic procedures were performed in 2015, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, and the most popular of these nonsurgical procedures were injections of botulinum toxin type A and soft tissue…

Dr. Salemy Named “One of America’s Top Plastic Surgeons” Again

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Dr. Shahram Salemy has been recently recognized again in the “Guide to America’s Top Plastic Surgeons” for 2015. This prestigious list is compiled by Consumers’ Research Council of America using a point value system based on factual criteria in determining top plastic surgeons in the United States. Dr. Salemy is proud to receive this distinction…

Breast Surgeries: Achieving Desired Results

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Like people, breasts come in all shapes and sizes. For those who are dissatisfied with their breasts or whose breasts have been affected by injury or disease, aesthetic breast surgery offers an amazing opportunity to reshape the body. As unique as the patients who seek them, these surgeries are highly customized procedures that must take…