Breast Surgeries: Achieving Desired Results

Breast Surgeries

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…

Seattle’s Dr. Shahram Salemy Selected as a “Top Plastic Surgeon” by Vitals

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Dr. Shahram Salemy is excited to be honored as a Top Plastic Surgeon for the Seattle Metro Area and for the state of Washington in Vitals.com’s list of Top 10 Doctor for 2014. This award honors physicians within a specialty and location who are consistently given top ratings by their patients. Dr. Salemy is grateful…

What You Should Know about Plastic Surgery During the Holidays

Ready or not, it is 2016! With the holiday season coming to a close, the start of a new year is traditionally a time of resolutions and plans for self-improvement. For many people, plastic surgery is a fantastic way to reach their goals. It is also an increasingly popular gift. As a result, while others…

What You Should Know About Nose Jobs (Rhinopolasty)

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One of the top five cosmetic procedures in the United States, rhinoplasty is a delicate surgery that reshapes the nose. Commonly referred to as a nose job, this popular procedure can boost self-esteem and confidence by improving the appearance of the nose and creating a better sense of balance between facial features. It can also…

Dr. Salemy Ranked as One of the “Best Plastic Surgeons” in the Best of Western Washington Poll

Dr. Shahram Salemy

Dr. Shahram Salemy made The King 5 “Best Plastic surgeons” list in the Best of Western Washington 2015 Poll. This marks Dr. Salemy’s fourth straight year to be selected by local voters. Many, many thanks for everyone’s support and vote. As expressed by one of his patients, “I consider myself lucky to be a patient…

How Long Does Plastic Surgery Last?

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Many people choose to undergo a cosmetic procedure because it can significantly improve the signs of aging through state-of-the-art techniques. For others, aesthetic surgery is a solution to accentuate their body shape or to correct certain flaws with their facial features. Since facial and body corrections are achieved by means of incisions, the downtime is…

The Importance of Shared Decision-Making in Plastic Surgery

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Plastic surgery, now among the most commonly performed procedures, are seen as positive ways to help people improve how they see themselves and in being comfortable in their own skin. Because cosmetic surgery is a personal journey, the adoption of shared decision-making (SDM) makes sense to achieve the best possible care and desired outcome. A…

BOTOX® Injection Is More Comfortable With Higher-Gauge Needles

Botox Cosmetic

The injection of Botox® has been found to be less painful using higher-gauge needles according to a study published in the online September 2015 issue of JAMA Dermatology. With the skyrocketing popularity of this non-surgical cosmetic procedure, improving patient satisfaction and quality of care is important. Botox®, first approved by the FDA in 1989 to…

Fat Transfer for Facelifts

Facelift with fat transfer, using a safe and natural method of fat harvesting from a person’s own body has gained adoption by a large number of US plastic surgeons. According to a study published in the July 2015 issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, fat grafting offers surgeons better control in contour correction in an…

To Have or Have Not? Breast Reconstruction After a Mastectomy

Breast Reconstruction

There will be 231,840 women diagnosed with breast cancer before the end of 2015, according to the American Cancer Society. Nearly 60% will decide to have breast reconstruction. The women who opt out are often tired of surgeries, or hear stories from others who had issues. Some women wait years before they decide reconstruction is…