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.

Advertisements

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.

The Medical Benefits of a Tummy Tuck

Mostly associated with “mommy makeovers,” a procedure that allows women to restore their figures after pregnancy, abdominoplasty is also used to help patients that have undergone extreme weight loss in a short period of time.

Between 2000 and 2014 the number of tummy tuck procedures rose an impressive 87 percent, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Many procedures were, no doubt, for cosmetic reasons, but there are several medical benefits to be gained after the procedure.

Read more

reprinted from ASPS

Benefits of Breast Reduction Surgery

Sick of breasts that were too large, she decided to do something about them

As far back as I can remember, I have always had big breasts. Even as a child, I never had a so-called training bra, as I jumped straight from wearing a little girl’s T-shirt to a C-cup when I was 13 or 14 years old. I didn’t merely bud but bloomed out entirely over the years, until my cups runneth and spilleth over into a 42-DDD.  Read more… (reprinted from The Washington Post)

American Society of Plastic Surgeons Reports Cosmetic Procedures Increased 3 Percent in 2014

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) today released its annual plastic surgery procedural statistics, reporting that 15.6 million cosmetic procedures, including both minimally-invasive and surgical, were performed in the United States in 2014, an increase of 3 percent since 2013. In addition, 5.8 million reconstructive surgery procedures were performed last year, up 1 percent. Read more…

Botox Men: The Wall Street Wrinkle

According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Botox is the most popular cosmetic procedure for men.

It’s a cosmetic procedure usually pursued by women. Now, men are looking into Botox and not just to clear up facial wrinkles. Some are even getting Botox injections in the palms of their hands. There’s no denying the use of Botox is rising from Hollywood celebrities to the average American mom, the trend is practically commonplace.

And one of the fastest growing segments is men.

“The male professional wants that Wall Street Wrinkle,” said Plastic Surgeon Dr. Norman Rowe.

Read more…

reprinted from ABC FOX NEWS