A reader asked us about the risks and potential complications of cosmetic surgery. This is, of course, a complex question that deserves a nuanced, thoughtful answer. Read more
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If you’re planning a cosmetic procedure (or at least considering one), you can’t be too informed. It can be a big decision, and you want to make sure you’re choosing the right surgeon, that you know what to expect pre- and post-procedure, and that you’re well-armed with all the information you need. Read more
Women who consider breast implant surgery often worry about scarring. There is an obvious reason for this, as scarring can diminish the youthful, natural appearance of breasts, and cause women to become self-conscious about their appearance—defeating the purpose of breast implants in the first place. Read more
Most routine breast augmentation consultations include a thorough discussion of breast size, cosmetic preference, and implant type. There are several other issues that can become very relevant to selecting the appropriate operation for a given patient, and to prepare her for the postoperative recovery and the resulting lifestyle changes. Read more