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Does a Breast Lift Make My Breasts Smaller?

With cosmetic breast surgery, I have three options – I can make your breasts larger (breast augmentation or augmentation mammoplasty), I can make your breasts smaller (breast reduction or reduction mammoplasty), and I can lift your breasts (breast lift or mastopexy).  I can also do combinations – breast reduction and lift, or breast augmentation and […]

What is a Deep Plane Facelift and Why Does Dr. B Do That in Every Facelift?

The first facelift was performed in 1901 by a German surgeon in Berlin.  An elderly Polish aristocrat asked him to “lift my cheeks.” He did the operation by making incisions in front of and behind the ears. The lift involved pulling on the skin, and the removing the excess. While the technique changed somewhat over […]

Why Can’t I Take a Cab Home After My Outpatient Surgery?

With most of my outpatient surgeries, patients receive either sedation anesthesia or general anesthesia. While I also use local anesthesia during your procedure, sedation or general anesthesia reduces anxiety and pain. Patients who have sedation may have some awareness of the surgery, while those under general anesthesia have none. With both procedures, after the surgery patients […]

Will Fat Grafting Help My Sunken Cheeks?

Depressed or sunken cheeks can have an adverse effect on how you perceive yourself. I have both men and women who come into my office and say they are unhappy with their facial structure. Filling in your cheeks can give you a better profile and a more balanced overall appearance. Patients who are looking to […]

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