Breast Surgery Recovery: 7 Things to Remember after Breast Augmentation

Recovering from breast surgery sounds complicated to many patients, but it is actually very straightforward.  So here are seven things to remember while your body is healing after breast augmentation, breast lift (mastopexy), breast reduction or breast reconstruction surgery, during your breast surgery recovery:   1) Wearing Bras After Breast Surgery: At the conclusion of […]

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One Stage Breast Lift & Implant used in Los Angeles Mommy Makeover

When evaluating patients for a Mommy Makeover (or for post-bariatric body contouring surgery), I spend a great deal of time planning the correct and most effective breast operation.  The correct operation is directly related to the extent of the breast deformity or abnormality that exists prior to surgery. This can include breast augmentation with implants,  […]

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Facelifts, tummy tucks & Botox: Plastic surgery for men gains popularity in Los Angeles

In Los Angeles, plastic surgery procedures have always been popular.  However, new figures released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons show that men across the country are electing to get tummy tucks and facelifts now  more than ever. In 2010, plastic surgery for men increased dramatically, with  facelifts for men rising 14%, and male […]

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Dr. Brenner’s Belly Button: Why your tummy tuck will look more natural…

The single most noticeable feature of an abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) is the belly button inset (umbilicoplasty). As a Los Angeles plastic surgeon expert on the Mommy Makeover, I go to great lengths to create a natural looking “neo-belly button” for my patients. Attention to the inset of a belly button is important whether as part […]

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Tummy Tuck patients who have concurrent flank liposuction are at increased risk of seroma.

Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) is a well established and very effective operation when performed correctly. For appropriate patients, liposuction is likewise a very effective procedure for body contouring.  However, when they are performed in combination the potential for complications certainly may increase. A recent study comparing rates of seroma formation in abdominoplasty found just that (Plast […]

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What is Nipple-areolar Ptosis (pronounced ‘toe’-'sis’) with breast sagging?

In Greek terminology, Ptosis literally translates into ‘a falling.’ With respect to the human breast, ptosis refers to a change in breast shape that results from descent of the nipple-areolar complex below the level of the lower breast fold (i.e inframammary fold or IMF). That is, breast sagging. In the plastic surgery nomenclature, there is […]

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Mommy Makeover: Just as popular in the U.K. as it is in the U.S.

Plastic Surgery Practice reports that two out of five women would consider  breast or body rejuvenation surgery following childbirth.  A British-based television show called My Face My Body informally collected data that showed that 39% of women would consider plastic surgery after childbirth. The study also showed that 57% of women would even undergo surgery […]

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