How to Avoid Common Mistakes When Selecting Your Plastic Surgeon

The most important factor in plastic surgery – the one that determines your safety and outcome – is your choice of plastic surgeon. As thoughts of swimsuits at the beach can prompt resolutions for self-enhancement, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons is providing 8 essential tips for finding the right plastic surgeon and questions to ask during your consultation when considering surgical, as well as non-invasive, cosmetic treatments. Read more about choosing your plastic surgeon from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons

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Learn more about Gynecomastia or Male Breast Reduction

Male Breast Reduction (also known as gynecomastia) is the surgical correction of over-developed or enlarged breasts in men. Call Dr. Gilbert to determine if you are a good candidate for this procedure or learn more from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

Considering breast augmentation?

Breast augmentation can restore breast volume lost after weight reduction or pregnancy and achieve a more rounded breast shape – it is also referred to as augmentation mammoplasty. This procedure can help improve the balance of breast and hip contours and enhance self-confidence. Read more about breast augmentation from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

Considering a “Mommy Makeover”?

The goal of a mommy makeover is to restore the shape and appearance of a woman’s body after childbearing. Many women notice changes in their bodies post-pregnancy. There are many areas of the body that can be addressed, most commonly the breasts, abdomen, waist, genitalia and buttocks. A mommy makeover is typically performed as a single stage procedure. The possible procedures in a mommy makeover is breast augmentation, breast lift, liposuction and a tummy tuck. Read more from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

Are Breast Reductions covered by health insurance?

It seems like a simple question. “Is breast reduction surgery covered by health insurance?” But the answer can be very complicated and involve many variables. It is typically considered a cosmetic procedure until the patient can show an adequate number of related health issues and attempted remediation prior to undergoing corrective surgery. Read more from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons