Mommy makeovers: Getting your body back

Posted: August 15, 2013

The top three cosmetic surgery procedures in 2012 were breast augmentation, liposuction and tummy tuck – the three procedures that make up a standard Mommy Makeover. These procedures focus on improving the figure and giving women back a sense of control and self-esteem. Share some interesting facts, good results and additional procedures with patients.

1. Giving some basic information about a Mommy Makeover is a good start in sharing details about the combination procedure. ...

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What’s the next step after your first plastic surgery procedure?

Posted: June 1, 2013

Your patient may have come in for a procedure on a body area that has bothered them for a long time. They have the surgery, a successful recovery and are doing well. Now what? As a plastic surgeon, you can offer maintenance procedures that can help them age gracefully, beautifully and maintain their best qualities. Offer some suggestions on how to keep up appearances.

1) Liposuction – the second most popular procedure after breast surgery, ...

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Cosmetic Surgery Statistics: Trend Alert

Posted: March 20, 2013

The Aesthetic Society has just released the Cosmetic Surgery Statistics for 2012 and there are many exciting new trends to explore. Why not use facts and figures to talk to your patients and keep them up-to-date and engaged with accurate information straight from the source. Here are a few trends to blog about this next month – some topics may be extensive enough to break into even smaller entries. See PDF of entire ...

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Patient Safety: What patients might not be telling you

Posted: February 15, 2013

Filling out the forms at a doctor’s office may not seem glamorous or even important unless you have a serious illness, but when it comes to surgery, it could make all the difference. Plastic surgery is no different than any other surgery – it involves anesthesia, surgical tools and comes with its own set of risks. Educating patients on the dangers might make the difference between a life-threatening complication and a ...

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