Video: Belly Fat Transfer Gives This Woman More Youthful Cheeks

  Seattle Fat Transfer Hi, it’s Dr. Salemy, we’re in our office here in Seattle. We’re going to do a fun procedure today called a fat transfer to the mid face.   Youthful Cheek Volume Restored with Woman’s Own Belly Fat This is a woman who is overall happy with her appearance but has lost a…

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…

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…

Facelifts and Fat Grafts: A Combination that Works for Cosmetic Surgery Patients

  For many patients, a facelift can reduce the visible signs of aging to restore a youthful appearance. When combined with fat grafting techniques, facelifts can create a natural and beautiful new look for patients who want to look and feel their best. Seattle based plastic surgeon, Dr. Shahram Salemy gave us some background on…

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…

Why a Facelift Makes for a Good Impression

New research conducted at Georgetown University in Washington, DC showed that the benefits of plastic surgery go beyond looking younger. In fact, the scientists found that plastic surgery can help form a solid first impression. This hypothesis came from a study the scientists conducted, in which one hundred seventy volunteers were given before and after…

Top Facial Plastic Surgery Trends for 2015

What trends will shape facial plastic surgery in 2015? According to the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS), the number of cosmetic procedures will continue to increase in 2015 thanks to a strengthening economy, growing consumer awareness and an increasing acceptance of the safety of today’s cosmetic treatments. When it comes to…

Focus on: Facelifts

Over time, factors like stress, sun and gravity combine to cause a visible change in the skin of the face and neck. Creases develop around the mouth, sagging changes the contours of the jaw line and fat deposits beneath the skin of the neck form loose folds. A facelift, also known as a rhytidectomy, reverses…

Dr. Shahram Salemy’s Neck Lift Patient, Nancy Weaver, Featured in First for Women Magazine

“The procedure took less than two hours.  Incredibly, just one day after surgery, my neck and jawline were so smooth and beautiful that I looked 15 years younger.” First For Women, one of the top 3 bestselling magazines in America, recently featured award-winning Seattle Plastic Surgeon Dr. Shahram Salemy’s patient, Nancy Weaver, after her successful lower…

Increasing Number of Patients Opt for Second and Third Facelifts

An increasing number of patients in recent years are choosing to undergo second and even third facelifts (Rhytidectomies) according to the March issue of the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®.  As the American middle-aged population continues to grow, so too does the popularity in facial…