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Hi, this is Dr. Salemy. I’m talking today from our office in Seattle. A Realself user posed a really good question about capsular contracture and how do we know if the patient has capsular contracture or not. Capsular contracture is a process where the body makes a hard scar around a...

Mommy Makeover

Growing and nourishing a child with their bodies is an extremely satisfying, life-changing experience for women. However, it is completely normal for new moms to feel like their bodies no longer reflect how they see themselves. Postpartum recovery looks different for every woman, but it’s common for women to experience sagging,...

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Breast Revision Surgery

When you’re considering plastic surgery, it’s important to factor recovery times into your plans. Recovery times can vary depending on overall health and procedure, and some patients may take longer to be back to 100% while others may require less time. Some Factors When Considering Recovery Time Include: Average duration of...

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Breast Revision Surgery

Breast plastic surgery is by far the most popular cosmetic surgical procedure for women around the world. According to the latest facts and figures from the ASPS 2020 Plastic Surgery Statistics Report, breast augmentation, revision and lifting were the top three plastic surgery procedures that year. This was closely followed by...

Mommy Makeover
Breast Augmentation

Hi, my name is Dr. Salemy, I’m a board-certified plastic surgeon here in Seattle, Washington. I want to chat a little bit today about some of the different options that are available for silicone implants today. In front of me, I have three of these options, all are silicone cohesive gel...

Breast Augmentation

Hi, this is Dr. Salemy and I’m speaking today from our office in Seattle. A patient on Realself had asked the question about what the recovery is like after a breast augmentation. This a great question and something you should be fully aware of before you decide to have the procedure....

Breast Augmentation

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...

Breast Augmentation

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...

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...

Breast Augmentation

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 Revision Surgery

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...

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...

Breast Augmentation

According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), breast augmentation was the single most popular cosmetic surgery option in 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...

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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...

Breast Augmentation

Before undergoing breast augmentation surgery, decisions have to be made regarding breast implant options. Implants come in various profiles, sizes, widths, and heights. According to Seattle plastic surgeon, Dr. Shahram Salemy, determining the best implants includes many factors including the patient’s goals and anatomy. The surgeon will discuss the pros and...

Cosmetic Surgery

Plastic and cosmetic surgeries don’t have to be major procedures to have a big impact. From scar removal to rhinoplasty, there are many procedures that make only minor adjustments to the body, but can completely change the way a patient looks and feels. Discover the skill and art behind plastic surgery....

Breast Augmentation

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...

Breast Augmentation

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...

Breast Lift

When it comes to the perfect breast, the ideal is a matter of proportions. According to a recent study described in the American Society of Plastic Surgeon’s official medical journal, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the preference for a breast with an “upper pole to lower pole ratio of 45-to-55” is nearly...

Mommy Makeover

“I feel comfortable in my own skin.” In this popular mommy makeover video, we follow Sara Hagen from Bozeman, Montana, who, after researching surgeons extensively, traveled across two states to work specifically with Award-Winning Seattle Plastic Surgeon Dr. Shahram Salemy. Dr. Salemy and his staff helped Sara plan the logistics of...

Breast Augmentation

There may be an incredibly compelling reason why breast augmentation is the most commonly performed cosmetic procedure in the United States: women who have the procedure done report experiencing a higher quality of life post-surgery. In fact, women who have undergone breast augmentation cite significant improvements in their sexual and psychosocial...

Breast Lift

Breast lift procedures are an increasingly popular option for cosmetic surgery patients, displaying twice the growth rate of breast implant surgeries, according to statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons’ 2013 Plastic Surgery Statistics Report. More than 90,000 breast lifts were performed in 2013, a 70 percent increase since 2000....

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