Archives by Tag 'Surgery'

Birthmark Removal Before and After

April 25, 2012

There are two main types of birthmarks, vascular and pigmented. Birthmarks which are permanent pigmentation can appear on any part of the body. The irregularity can be lighter or darker than your normal skin tone. There are also red birthmarks which are caused by increased blood vessels. The shape can be large or small and […]

Pearl Laser Before and After

February 28, 2012

A pearl laser is a type of laser skin resurfacing used to remove age spots, fix uneven skin, treat fine wrinkles on the face and neck, sun damage and uneven text_imageure of skin and also light spots. A pearl laser treatment requires around three to four days for recovery social downtime where your face may […]

Mons Pubis Reduction Before and After

February 28, 2012

A Mons Pubis Reduction (Monsplasty) involves the use of traditional liposuction in the area below the abdomen where pubic hair naturally grows. Usually this operation is performed for the purpose of sexual enhancement by contouring the fat area above the genitals to make it look better. A Mons pubis reduction is a plastic surgery procedure […]

Jowl Lift Before and After

February 27, 2012

A jowl lift is a plastic surgery procedure concerned with the lower part of a person’s cheek or jaw especially fleshy, saggy drooping skin often called a chicken neck. The removal of jowl skin and saggy flesh leaves the skin looking tighter and firmer and less aged. Jowl lift surgery is usually considered a mini […]

Hand Surgery Before and After

February 23, 2012

Hand surgery is a broad term incorporating many different types of hand surgeries. People usually get hand surgery because they were born with a disfigurement or disability or if they have a medical condition during their lives like carpal tunnel, gout or arthritis. It took millions of years for human beings’ (homosapiens) hands to evolve […]

Frown Lines Before and After

February 23, 2012

Frown lines (glabellar lines) are wrinkles on your forehead between your eyebrows. They are a known sign of aging but have the ability to develop in young adults also. Frown lines have been known to be called typical “11’s” between the eyes. Having frown lines can make your facial appearance look aged, sad, tired, mad, […]

Eye Bag Removal Before and After

February 23, 2012

Eye bags are dark circles under the eyes or puffy, sagging skin above and/or below the eyes. These bits of loose skin can make you look much older and constantly tired. Tear troughs come with age, smoking, stress and not getting enough sleep. Sometimes there can be just loose skin and fat whilst in others, […]

Dimple Implants Before and After

February 22, 2012

Dimple implants (dimpleplasty) are a cosmetic surgery procedure which enhances and adds dimples to your cheeks. Dimples are small usually natural hollow creases which show on your cheeks when you give a smile. Dimples are a genetic cheek defect but it is considered very cute by the majority. It is very rare to see dimples […]

DIEP Flap Before and After

February 22, 2012

DIEP (Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforators blood vessels) flap breast reconstruction is a micro-surgical re-constructive plastic surgery procedure where fat and skin connected to the abdomen (lower) are removed and moved onto the chest area, reconstructing the breast. This operation is usually what may follow after a lumpectomy or mastectomy (breast removal, typically from cancer). There […]

Crow’s Feet Before and After

February 21, 2012

Crow’s feet (commonly known as laugh lines) are small wrinkles radiating outwards from the outer corner of the eyes caused naturally by aging. They are called crow’s feet because they resemble the look of a crow stamping on your face and leaving their footprint. Crow’s feet are caused by aging skin. You shouldn’t worry or […]

Brachioplasty Before and After

February 20, 2012

Brachioplasty (known as an arm lift or arm tuck) is a plastic surgery procedure which reduces patients’ sagging loose skin from the upper arm (between the elbow and underarm) which develops after moderate to severe weight loss. Patients who are ideal for this type of procedure are expected to have attained their ideal weight and […]

Abdominal Etching Before and After

February 17, 2012

Abdominal etching (also known as ab etching or the six pack shortcut) is a plastic surgery operation invented by Henry Mentz which uses a cannula to shape and contour stored abdominal fat. This procedure provides patients with a much flatter sexier stomach often giving a more athletic looking six pack. It may even be for […]

Teeth Whitening Before and After

February 17, 2012

Teeth whitening (dental bleaching) is a cosmetic dentistry procedure commonly performed in most dentist practices and clinics. An individual is often recommended to have their teeth whitened by a dentist or they may want to have the procedure performed themselves with an at home teeth whitening kit. Before teeth whitening treatment your teeth may be […]

X-ray Before and After

February 13, 2012

Medical x-rays, radiology or radiography are computer aided diagnosis to view parts of the human body almost transparently to determine density and composition of objects within. Viewing x-ray before and after screens is used to determine how much a change there has been since the original x-ray and whether it’s a good or bad outcome. […]

Acne Before and After

February 10, 2012

Acne, a condition or disease of the skin causes blackheads, whiteheads and inflamed reddish growths like cysts, pustules and papules to form. Most people call these growths zits or pimples. It is a common condition of humans and some animals. The face is the most prone area to contracting acne with some people’s conditions being […]

Mole Removal Before and After

February 10, 2012

Mole (melanocytic nevus) removal is a type of treatment used to reduce and remove the amount of moles over the body whether on the back, face or arms. Moles unlike freckles are lesions which have cells called “nevus”. They are not age spots, which appear after sun damage. Most moles appear during the first two […]

Gynecomastia (Male Breast Reduction) Before and After

February 10, 2012

Gynecomastia is a condition where males develop breasts. Males who suffer from this often consider breast reduction surgery as a means of wishing to look normal or less like a woman. The surgeon uses liposuction to remove the fat from the chest. In fitness and men’s magazines around the world gynecomastia among males has been […]

Gastric Bypass Before and After

February 9, 2012

Gastric bypass surgery is a weight loss procedure which involves dividing the stomach into two sections so that a person feels full much quicker after consuming food. It provides similar benefits to lap band surgery. Following a gastric bypass upper part of the stomach is divided into a smaller section leaving a larger part for […]

Boob Jobs Before and After

February 9, 2012

Boob jobs are basically any type of cosmetic breast surgery to improve or correct the size, deformities, shape or sag of the female breast.  The term ‘boob job’ is a slang term which has become well known in today’s society. The most popular procedure, a breast augmentation can be done with implants or autologous fat […]

Chin Augmentation Before and After

February 3, 2012

Chin augmentation can be achieved with any number of procedures to enhance the size and shape of the jawline. If you have a small or receding chin, this can make you look like a chipmunk, or a shark if it’s really bad. Permanent chin implants can be inserted under the skin and muscles to achieve […]

Liposuction Before and After

February 2, 2012

Liposuction or lipo is a body contouring procedure which removes excess fat from specific areas of the body to improve shape and contour. It enables you to improve your look by sculpting your body to achieve a nicer figure. Nearly everyone who has bulges of fat has considered at least some of the options of […]

Nipple Reduction (Areola Reduction) Before and After

February 1, 2012

Nipple reduction and areola reduction are a type of breast surgery focusing on the center of the breast. There are several options for making this area more aesthetically pleasing: reducing the length and/or width of the nipples or making the areola area smaller. There’s a difference between nipples and areolae. Nipples are the two knobs […]