A well-contoured neck and jawline takes years off your looks. Two primary options are available: a submental neck lift or liposuction. Which one is best for a particular individual depends on various factors. Here Dr. Erwin Bulan discusses what makes someone a more suitable candidate for each procedure.
Plastic surgery poses risks just as any other surgical procedure. In fact, Dr Erwin Bulan notes that several of the temporarily prohibited activities that are off-limits to plastic surgery patients apply to anyone undergoing an operation. These activities include:
While liposuction can reward patients with a slimmer figure and less fat on the abdomen, buttocks and other problem areas, it is not suitable for everyone. Liposuction is not a substitute for weight loss, but a method of removing stubborn areas of fat. Dr. Erwin Bulan provides insight into what makes someone a good candidate… Continue reading
The Negative Perception of the Facelift Facelift has long been associated with aging Hollywood starlets, or with politicians desperate to avoid looking old and wise. The ones we most clearly remember are the facelifts that missed the mark — artificial, pulled and sometimes even extraterrestrial in appearance. Usually the cause of such a result is… Continue reading
“Tummy tuck,” or abdominoplasty, is a surgical solution for loose skin and weakened muscles that may have developed in the abdominal area as a result of weight loss, pregnancy or aging. The stomach benefits from a smooth, “tucked-in” profile after the removal of excess skin and fat and the tightening of the abdominal muscles. Lipoabdominoplasty… Continue reading
Liposuction, the most popular cosmetic procedure in the U.S., is best known as a cure for the common saddle bag, muffin top or love handle. Its results can be remarkable, but there are also limits to what it can do. A patient with realistic expectations will be pleased by the way the procedure can sculpt… Continue reading
Nearly everyone has one body area that they have a hard time toning and sculpting with diet and exercise. For some women, it’s the “bra bulge,” a roll of unwanted fat that forms between the armpit and bra. If a noticeable bra bulge is preventing you from wearing form-fitting or backless tops, or from simply… Continue reading
Women interested in breast augmentation often meet with several plastic surgeons before deciding whether the procedure is right for them and which surgeon they want to work with. If you are considering breast augmentation but are unsure what questions to ask during your consultation, here are a few to help you get started.
Move over mommy makeover: more men are seeking cosmetic procedures to improve their confidence and appearance after acquiring a “dad bod.” According to the latest statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, more than 1.3 million cosmetic procedures were performed on men in 2018, a 29 percent increase since 2000.
If you’re considering having breast augmentation surgery, it’s obviously important to work with a board-certified plastic surgeon. But in addition to finding a surgeon with the right qualifications and experience, it’s a good idea to review before-and-after photos of breast augmentations that the surgeon performed. If you needed to hire another type of professional, such… Continue reading