Cosmetic Procedures

Breast Augmentation vs Breast Lift: What’s the Difference?

There are a variety of options when it comes to breast surgery. If you’re unhappy with the appearance of your breasts, it’s important to understand your surgical options and their benefits, whether it’s to add size, increase firmness, or reduce sagging. Two of the most popular cosmetic breast surgeries are the breast augmentation and the breast lift. Here, we’ll break down the two procedures and their benefits so you can begin familiarizing yourself with your options….

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Breast Augmentation Recovery: What To Expect Immediately After Surgery & In the Coming Weeks

Breast augmentation is one of our most popular breast surgeries, and typically the questions we hear most often in consultations is regarding breast augmentation recovery. After your surgery, Dr. Garcia will let you know how to care for your incisions and based on individual circumstances, will develop a recovery plan regarding when it’s okay to return to work, exercising, etc. or engaging in other strenuous activity. The truth is every woman’s body is different, so…

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Tummy Tucks After a C-Section: What You Need to Know

After pregnancy, many women are bothered by their C-section scars and elect to have a tummy tuck as part of their mommy makeover to remove stretched skin and scarring, and regain their pre-pregnancy body. But how soon do you have to wait and what should you expect? Below, we’ve answered some of the top questions we hear from recent mothers regarding getting a tummy tuck after a C-Section:   Tummy Tucks After a C-Section FAQ’s…

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Breast Reduction FAQs

Breast reduction surgery, or reduction mammaplasty, is a corrective procedure designed to reduce the size of breasts by removing excess skin, fat and breast tissue to women with overly large breasts. While it can be done for aesthetic reasons to make breasts appear fuller and more youthful, breast reductions are often done for health reasons, to help women whose large breasts negatively impact their bodies and lifestyle. In this blog post, we’ll answer some of…

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How to Prepare for Eyelid Surgery

Want fresher, younger looking eyes? There’s a reason why eyelid surgery, also known as blepharoplasty, is one of the top facial procedures for men and women. Whether you’re looking to get rid of those stubborn under-eye bags or lose the excess skin on the upper eyelid to improve your vision, eyelid surgery is a subtle procedure that results in a rested, more youthful appearance that gets people saying: “I don’t know what’s changed about you,…

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How to Decide on a Breast Implant Size

Whether you’ve never felt quite comfortable with your breast size, or you’re looking to regain lost breast volume after motherhood, a breast augmentation—sometimes referred to as breast enlargement—is a great procedure that can enhance your breast size, shape, and volume. But how do you know which breast implant size is right for you? The truth is: everyone’s body and daily activities are different. And the breast implant size you think you want may not actually…

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5 Most Popular Surgeries for Moms

Have you ever heard of a “mommy makeover”? This growing trend is used to describe plastic surgery or body contouring procedures women undergo to restore their post-pregnancy bodies. From sagging breasts to stubborn flab and excess abdominal skin, motherhood can take a real toll on your body. And for many women, diet and exercise simply isn’t enough to reshape their body into the shape they once knew. That’s where the mommy makeover comes into place!…

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Most Popular Plastic Surgery & Cosmetic Procedures in 2018

Plastic surgery and cosmetic procedures have been increasing in popularity over the last few years. Based on the latest plastic surgery statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2018 continued that trend in a big way. For the past five years, numbers of both plastic surgery and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures have been steadily on the rise in the US. In 2018, that trend continued with more than 17.7 million procedures performed. Wondering what…

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Plastic Surgery Procedures & Health Insurance Coverage: What You Need to Know

When discussing plastic surgery procedures with potential clients, one of the most common questions we are asked is: Will the procedure I’m considering be covered by my health insurance? This is a difficult question to answer, as there is no ‘one-size-fits-all’ answer that applies to all individuals. There are a variety of factors that influence whether or not the cost of a specific plastic surgery procedure will be covered by an insurance plan. In fact,…

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Tips for Making Your Breast Augmentation Experience As Easy As Possible

Preparing for any type of surgery can feel daunting. While women who elect to have breast augmentation surgery may feel excited as they look forward to their enhanced look, many also feel a bit overwhelmed as they prepare to undergo cosmetic surgery. Are you feeling a bit anxious now that you have decided to move forward with breast augmentation? Wondering what you can do to help your procedure and recovery go smoothly? How To Make…

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