The Art of Plastic 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. How Plastic Surgeons Use…

Patient Spotlight: “Feeling beautiful, healthy, and rejuvenated inside and out”

Jane, one of Dr. Shahram Salemy’s patient, was featured on Realself. She explained how undergoing a Mommy Makeover helped transformed her life. Her procedures included a breast lift, tummy tuck, and labiaplasty. Read more about Jane’s story on Realself

What is the Perfect Breast?

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 universal. Researchers performed surveys…

Video: Mommy Makeover Helps Mom Reclaim Her Pre-Pregnancy Body

“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 her visit, surgery and…

Growth of Breast Lifts Outnumbers Breast Implants 2-to-1

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. While breast augmentations with…

Spotlight on: Breast Augmentation vs. Breast Lift

Most women are interested in having a breast profile that is shapely and youthful in appearance, and many have increasingly turned to breast surgery to help them achieve these goals. The two most popular breast surgery techniques available to help women obtain the form they desire are breast augmentation and breast lift (mastopexy).  While these…

Follow Heidi on Her Road to a Breast Augmentation and Breast Lift in Seattle

If you’ve ever wondered what the real process of a Breast Augmentation procedure looks like from start to finish, we’re reviving this original, honest and insightful video, one of our favorites. It follows Heidi, a recent Seattle plastic surgery patient as she has her first consultation, preps and undergoes her surgery, and returns for her…

“I feel happier about myself, both physically and mentally, than I have ever before in my life…”

“I feel happier about myself, both physically and mentally, than I have ever before in my life…” This Thank You card came from a recent otherwise healthy patient in her early 30’s who wanted more confidence in her physical appearance, specifically in the appearance of her abdomen and breasts.  After consulting with Board-Certified plastic surgeon…

Celebrities Bouncing Back Quickly After Pregnancy: Did They Have a Mommy Makeover?

With celebrities seeming to bounce back quickly after pregnancy, you may be wondering if they have undergone a “mommy makeover”.  While we continue to wonder, here are the basics of a “mommy makeover” if you are considering undergoing one yourself. A “mommy makeover” is becoming an increasingly popular option for women who want to reclaim…

Combined Breast Lift and Augmentation is Safe, and Advantageous

Contrary to popular belief, undergoing a breast augmentation and a breast lift simultaneously in a single procedure is safe and holds many advantages.  Breast augmentation and breast lift surgeries are among the most common plastic surgery procedures performed to enhance the appearance of a patient’s breasts, but they are typically performed separately in staged procedures.…