Archive for May, 2012

Calf Implants Before and After

May 16, 2012

Calf implants can increase or correct the size of calves in men and women. Sometimes the lower legs can look disproportionate on a person. If they are too small, this can make men look weak. Since the calf muscles are really hard to bulk up at the gym, men turn to implants. This can give […]

Butt Augmentation Before and After

May 16, 2012

Butt augmentation is a surgical procedure for those who desire more rounder and projected butt cheeks. It’s a little like boob jobs, where implants are used to make this area larger and shaped nicer. If the patient’s own fat is used to augment the buttocks, this is called a Brazilian butt lift. Getting a fuller […]

Butt Lift Before and After

May 15, 2012

A butt lift (gluteoplasty) is performed by a plastic surgeon when the patient wants tighter, nicer looking buttocks. It’s not a butt augmentation, where implants are used to make the buttocks bigger. It’s also not a Brazilian butt lift, which is a means of enlargement using the patient’s own fat. So what is it then? […]

Burn Surgery Before and After

May 15, 2012

Burn surgery is used to replace skin which is lost due to severe burn injury. Lots of people get burned due to accidents and even deliberately. Some burns can be minor, with the skin turning red and tender for a couple of days (for example from touching a hot kettle). Third degree burns are very […]

Bunion Surgery Before and After

May 14, 2012

Bunion surgery (bunionectomy) is a type of reconstructive foot surgery to correct the alignment of the big toe. Bunions (hallux valgus) occur when your big toe strays from its normal alignment and starts to lean toward the second toe. Some people mistakenly believe that bunions happen when additional tissue grows on the outside edge of […]

Buccal Fat Removal Before and After

May 14, 2012

Buccal fat removal is a form of cheek reduction, a plastic surgery procedure to reduce the size of your cheeks by removing fat. Some people are born with a chubby face even if they are thin. This is due to buccal fat deposits in the cheek area. Sometimes, this can just be baby fat which […]

Brow Lift Before and After

May 11, 2012

A brow lift (also known as a forehead lift) is a form of plastic surgery to correct sagging skin in the forehead. If your face is starting to look tired and weary or even grumpy, then this type of surgery may be worth a thought. It can be done endoscopically, which means you won’t be […]

Breast Reconstruction Before and After

May 11, 2012

A breast reconstruction is the creation of natural-looking artificial breasts using plastic surgery. Having a breast reconstruction is a big decision which women face after a mastectomy (removal due to breast cancer). When you are diagnosed with cancer, it’s scary. On top of dealing with possible death, you have much to learn about the condition, […]

Breast Liposuction Before and After

May 11, 2012

Liposuction to the breasts can reduce their size and also provide some lift. This procedure can be performed on men and women. Men who suffer from gynecomastia can either use prescription medication or surgery to have their larger breasts reduced.  After a male has his man boobs removed, he can feel proud again of his […]

Breast Implant Removal Before and After

May 10, 2012

There’s a multitude of reasons why women would ask for their breast implants to be removed. Firstly, the products themselves need to be replaced. Breast implants do not have an expiry date as such, however most plastic surgeons recommend replacing them after around 15 years. Some women have been reported to leave the same ones […]

Breast Lift Before and After

May 10, 2012

A breast lift (mastopexy) is designed to elevate the position of the breast and nipple. Like the name suggests, the idea is to ‘lift the whole breast upward’. It won’t make your breasts larger or project more forward. This is what a breast augmentation does. If your boobs have lost volume and are drooping, then […]

Breast Reduction Before and After

May 10, 2012

A breast reduction (reduction mammoplasty) is a form of plastic surgery to reduce the size of breasts. This page focuses on women. If you are interested in male breast reduction, please visit our gynecomastia page. If you want smaller breasts, you may get some reactions like “What! You want smaller boobs!?” That’s the shock many […]

Mastectomy Before and After

May 8, 2012

It is very unfortunate to find out you have breast cancer as a woman. Women who are diagnosed often require a mastectomy to remove one or both breasts. If the cancer is small, then a lumpectomy may be enough (where only a portion of the breast is removed). Those who inherit the harmful BRCA1 or […]

Body Wrap Before and After

May 4, 2012

Body wraps are a non-invasive spa treatment which has various uses. Some can be used for weight loss or skin tightening whilst others are primarily for detoxing the body. Some types have helped to reduce acne. You can buy the wraps as at-home kits or you can have an indulging body wrap treatment at a […]

Bra Line Back Lift Before and After

May 4, 2012

You can imagine what this procedure is just from its name. Yes, it refers to those bulging fat deposits and sagging skin which appears around the bra-line area. A bra-line back lift is a form of plastic surgery which focuses on making your back beautiful. We all know that tight bulging look when a woman […]

Body Lift Before and After

May 4, 2012

So you’ve managed to lose a huge amount of weight, but now you’re haunted by sagging skin. It even overhangs your pubic area – not a good look. A body lift is designed to tighten the skin on the abdomen, lower back, hips, buttocks and/or thighs after massive weight loss. The plastic surgeon makes an […]

Brazilian Butt Lift Before and After

May 4, 2012

The perfect butt is a desire that many women strive for. The Brazilian butt lift, a type of butt augmentation can be their savior. It’s a plastic surgery procedure where your own fat is inserted into the buttocks to increase their projection and create a lifting effect. This can be done via surgery or fat […]

Body Jet Before and After

May 4, 2012

Not sure about traditional liposuction? There is a less invasive way to get rid of those stubborn fat deposits. Body jet is essentially water-assisted lipo. It uses a pulsed-spray to loosen and rinse away fat. Numbing lotion helps to minimize discomfort, so the procedure can be done while you’re awake. Another bonus, you’ll have less […]

Body Contouring Before and After

May 3, 2012

Body contouring can involve many different types of plastic surgery procedures. Plastic surgeons are masters at reshaping your body the way you really want. For women, that may involve larger breasts, a slimmer tummy and smaller hips and thighs (perhaps a body lift) for a nicely shaped hourglass figure (as opposed to looking like a […]

Blue Peel Before and After

May 2, 2012

The Obagi Blue Peel is type of chemical peel which was devised for skin tightening, wrinkles and rejuvenation of aging skin. Like the name suggests, the formula is blue in color. Cosmetic surgeons can play around with the strength by applying multiple layers of the solution onto your face. Being blue for some reasons makes […]