Do you need Breast Reduction Surgery?

Breast reduction, also known as reduction mammaplasty, is a procedure to remove excess breast fat, glandular tissue and skin to achieve a breast size in proportion with your body and to alleviate the discomfort associated with overly large breasts. Learn more from the ASPS…

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Office Moving to the Willard Building June 1!

Our office will be relocating to the beautiful, historic Willard Building right across the street on June 1st. All appointments after June 1st will seen in our new office at 1266 Furnace Brook Pkwy, Suite 403, Quincy. Our phone will be the same at 617-479-1492. Entrance and parking is in the back of the building. We look forward to seeing you there this summer!

Americans Spent More Than Ever on Cosmetic Surgery in 2016

More American spent more than ever on cosmetic surgery in 2016. The top most popular surgical procedures and their costs were: Breast augmentation (290,467 procedures): national average cost of $3,719, Liposuction (235,237 procedures): national average cost of $3,200, Nose reshaping (223,018 procedures): national average cost of $5,046, Tummy tuck (127,633 procedures): national average cost of $5,798 and Buttock augmentation (18,489 procedures) national average cost of $4,356. Read more from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

What are the ideal female lips?

In the age of the selfie, more women than ever are looking for ways to perfect their pouts—which might be why a record-breaking 27,400 lip implants were performed in the United States in 2015. But what does the “perfect” pair of female lips really look like? According to new research published in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery, they’re (mostly) more natural-looking than you might think. Read more…

(reprinted from Marie Claire)

Is a facelift right for you?

A facelift, or rhytidectomy, is a surgical procedure that improves visible signs of aging in the face and neck, such as:

  • Sagging in the middle of your face
  • Deep creases below the lower eyelids
  • Deep creases along the nose extending to the corner of the mouth
  • Fat that has fallen or has disappeared
  • Loss of skin tone in the lower face that creates jowls
  • Loose skin and excess fatty deposits under the chin and jaw can give even a person of normal weight the appearance of a double chin

Reprinted from ASPS. Make an appointment for a consultation with Dr. Kenneth Gilbert at 617-479-1492 to learn more.