Increased Awareness to Gynecomastia can Make Treatment Less Taboo

Gynecomastia is a condition in which males have abnormally large breasts. It is the most common male breast disorder, affecting more than 50% of males. There are several factors that can cause this condition such as excess female hormones,

The Use of a Keller Funnel during Breast Augmentation

A Keller Funnel is device commonly used during the insertion of an implant during a breast augmentation procedure. It is a sterile cone shaped device made of a flexible, transparent, polymeric film that can accommodate a variety of implant shapes and sizes.

The Importance of Compression After Plastic Surgery

After any surgical procedure comes a long list of discharge instructions. Some of which may include: take your medications, rest for a couple days, no exercise etc. Following a plastic surgery procedure it is common to be instructed to compress the area in which you just had surgery.

What Exactly are Tissue Expanders?

Tissue expanders are exactly what they sound like, they are medical devices that expand tissue. In the context of plastic and reconstructive surgery, tissue expanders more specifically are temporary, empty implants that are placed immediately following a mastectomy.

The Solution to Uneven Breasts

Women’s bodies are created in all different shapes and sizes including their breasts. Some women are born with asymmetrical breast shapes leaving them with one breast larger or smaller than the other.

The Scar Healing Process after Plastic Surgery

Scarring is an inevitable consequence of undergoing surgery. Although initial scarring may be a worry to some patients, the maturation of the scar is what physicians monitor over time to ensure proper healing and aesthetic outcomes.

Combination Cases in Plastic Surgery

A combined plastic surgery case is when multiple procedures occur during one surgical operation. That means one trip to the operating room and multiple cosmetic or non-cosmetic procedures done at once!