Breast implants are used in breast augmentation to replace lost volume and improve bodily proportions. Patients have a choice of saline, standard silicone or highly cohesive silicone gel (“gummy bear”) implants. There are advantages and disadvantages to all implant types; some of the factors to consider are your anatomy, your goals and your budget.
One thing many breast augmentation patients wonder regardless of implant type is how long their breast implants will last. In this blog post, Dr. Samuel N. Pearl and Dr. Alexander Ereso of the Pearl-Ereso Plastic Surgery Center discuss how long implants last and what some factors are that might cause a need for implant replacement or revision. Continue reading
Breast surgeries are among the most common cosmetic surgeries, and they also have a very high patient satisfaction rate. Many women seek to improve the appearance of their breasts with a breast lift and/or a breast augmentation. Some of these women feel that their breasts are not sufficient in size, while others have lost breast volume due to aging or pregnancy.
As with all surgeries, there are some risks associated with these procedures, so it’s best to go over these in your consultation with your board certified plastic surgeon. In this blog post, Dr. Samuel N. Pearl and Dr. Alexander Ereso of the Pearl-Ereso Plastic Surgery Center discuss whether it’s possible to get a hernia from either a breast lift or breast augmentation. Continue reading
Women seek out breast lift to correct sagging (ptosis) brought about by nursing, pregnancy, aging and other factors. Breast lift improves the overall shape of the breasts and restores their youthful position on the chest. At the Pearl-Ereso Plastic Surgery Center, Dr. Samuel Pearl and Dr. Alexander Ereso have the experience and knowledge to take you through the breast lift process step-by-step, including what your breasts will look like immediately after the procedure. Continue reading
After getting tummy tuck, you will need to wear a special garment to support the healing skin and tissues and minimize swelling. At the Pearl-Ereso Plastic Surgery Center, Dr. Samuel Pearl and Dr. Alexander Ereso can advise you about the right garment to wear immediately after the procedure. They also encourage you to wear garments that flatter your improved figure as soon as you have completely healed from your tummy tuck procedure. Continue reading
Some patients who desire a younger and more attractive appearance without extensive treatment and recovery time choose to have liposuction (lipo) on their neck and chin instead of a full facelift. Liposuction can remove stubborn fat deposits and give the neck, chin and jawline a more elegant and refined appearance. Dr. Samuel Pearl and Dr. Alexander Ereso of the Pearl-Ereso Plastic Surgery Center would like to share some information about this option, along with information about Kybella injections as an alternative to lipo. Continue reading
Abnormal breast growth in men, known as gynecomastia, occurs when female hormones (estrogen) are increased relative to male hormones (androgens). Many men aren’t aware that certain drugs can cause this condition. At Pearl-Ereso Plastic Surgery Center, we understand that men experiencing gynecomastia may feel self-conscious about their appearance and want to know how they can fix this issue. In this post, our expert plastic surgeons, Drs. Samuel Pearl and Alexander Ereso, discuss which classes of drugs can cause abnormal breast growth in men. Continue reading
No one wants to look old before their time. Many wonder whether diet and nutrition play a role in the aging process. In this blog post, Drs. Samuel Pearl and Alexander Ereso share insights into the role food plays in one’s cosmetic appearance. Continue reading
Getting the best possible results from Botox requires more than just a single treatment. While you can see great results the first time you try Botox, you should make sure you’re taking the proper steps to make your youthful appearance last. At Pearl-Ereso Plastic Surgery Center, we’re experienced in using Botox to treat patients with frown lines and wrinkles. In this post, our expert plastic surgeons, Drs. Samuel Pearl and Alexander Ereso, explain how to make your Botox results last longer. Continue reading
The cosmetic benefits of plastic surgery are well established. What often go unmentioned are the tangible health benefits of certain procedures. You might be surprised to learn that your desired procedure could have a positive effect on your health and well-being. Here, Drs. Samuel Pearl and Alexander Ereso of Pearl-Ereso Plastic Surgery Center share examples of procedures with proven health benefits. Continue reading
A few months ago, RealSelf.com, a leading portal for plastic surgeons and their patients, surveyed doctors about plastic surgery trends in 2016. One of the most agreed-upon trends was the increase in men seeking plastic surgery to address physical insecurities. RealSelf identified five physical attributes that men are likely to mention in consultation with plastic surgeons. Since male plastic surgery is an area of interest at Pearl-Ereso Plastic Surgery Center, Drs. Samuel Pearl and Alexander Ereso would like to share with our readers what these physical characteristics are, and explain what can be done about them. Continue reading