What to Know about Breast Implant Safety

A breast implant is a medical device used to enhance the volume or shape of a women’s breast during a breast augmentation or breast reconstruction. There are two types of implants approved by the FDA: silicone and saline.

The Ideal Timing for Your Mommy Makeover

One of Dr. Kim’s most frequently performed procedures is the mommy makeover. Pregnancy can result in excess skin and fat, loosened muscles and a lackluster appearance of the breasts. The mommy makeover gets its name because many women elect to have this procedure after they have had children.

Debunking Breast Implant Myths

There are many myths surrounding breast augmentation and breast implants.

Implants have to be replaced regularly.

This is not the case at all! While breast implants are prosthetic devices which are not expected to last a patient’s entire lifetime,

Pros and cons of Autologous Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation is the most popular plastic surgery procedure available today. But did you know that these do not always involve saline or silicone implants? An autologous breast augmentation differs from an implant based one in that the medium used to enhance the size of the breast is fat from the woman’s own body.

What to know about the Daddy-Do-Over trend

The Daddy-Do-Over trend is the male equivalent to the Mommy Makeover. The Mommy Makeover often includes a tummy tuck, a breast lift or breast augmentation to reverse the effects of pregnancy on the body.

Post Plastic Surgery Tips

Many procedures done in plastic surgery can provide permanent results and other procedures can last for years, but there are several tips to maintaining the results for procedures that are not necessarily permanent.

Face Lift for Skin Elasticity

A rhytidectomy, more commonly known as a face lift, is an operation to minimize the effects of sun exposure and the natural drooping of the skin as it loses elasticity with age.

What can a brow lift do for you?

As we age, the eyebrows slowly descend towards the eyes causing the upper eyelid skin to bunch and fold. This results in deep frown lines to develop and a low, sagging brow that make us appear much older than we are in reality.

 A New Way to Combat Under the Eye Bags

Under the eye bags can make your eyes look hollow, dark, older, and tired. This hollowed and dark look under the eyes may be due to genetics, aging, or environmental factors such as excessive sun exposure or cigarette smoking.