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Adam G. Tattlebaum M.D.

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Five Facts to Know About Mommy Makeovers

mommy makeover facts

Mommy Makeovers, or as I like to call them, “postpartum restorations”, continue to grow in popularity. More women are now combining some of the most common cosmetic surgeries to improve their physique after giving birth. And because Mommy Makeovers are so popular, you can find lots of information on them, but not all of it is true. I decided to share these Mommy Makeover facts with you, which should give you some idea on what to expect if you are considering this procedure.FACT #1: Commonly Combined Mommy Makeover SurgeriesAs I mentioned, childbirth can take a toll on a woman’s body…. Read More

The Truth About Eyelid Surgery

eyelid surgery

When you think about the signs of aging, more than likely, facial wrinkles and fine lines come to mind. But there’s another perhaps more prominent sign of aging on the face – drooping eyelids, which can make you look tired or fatigued, and of course, older.  Not surprisingly, eyelid surgery is popular. In a 2017 report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS),  eyelid surgery is listed among the top five cosmetic surgical procedures. As a board-certified plastic surgeon, it’s one of the many services offered here at my office. But what does eyelid surgery entail and address?  What… Read More

The Benefits of Combining Cosmetic Surgery

combining cosmetic surgery

Cosmetic surgery is becoming more popular each year, with people undergoing various cosmetic surgical procedures to enhance their looks and boost their self-confidence. But imagine being able to get a more dramatic transformation. That’s possible by combining cosmetic surgery procedures. Advances in surgical procedures and technology, along with increased safety measures are making it more common and attainable.  You might be surprised to learn about the many benefits of combining these surgeries.Benefit #1: Save TimeThere’s no debate. Undergoing more than one surgical procedure at a time will take longer, but you’ll actually save time in the long run.  Say you’ve… Read More

Breastfeeding with Implants: What You Should Know

breastfeeding with implants

Breastfeeding with breast implants – is it possible? This is a valid question and the answer is YES. It is possible to breastfeed with implants. If you are contemplating breast augmentation and you plan on having children in the future, it’s essential that you understand how breast implants may impact your ability to breastfeed. It’s natural that you have many questions. Common Concerns About Breastfeeding with Breast ImplantsWill it affect milk production?Milk production varies from person to person. We know for sure that depending on the surgery type, adequate milk production can be a factor. The amount of glandular tissue… Read More

Why More Men Are Choosing Hair Transplants

hair transplants for men

Hair loss is a common problem for many men. Hair loss experts indicate that over two-thirds of men will experience hair loss as early as 30 years of age. A full head of hair has always been associated with a sign of youth and vitality. In an effort to combat hair loss, the marketplace is flooded with false promises and too-good-to-be-true potions. Most men realize that many over-the-counter products don’t always work as advertised. So, it is no surprise that the number of men receiving hair transplants has increased dramatically in the last few years. Understanding Hair Loss As men… Read More

Pros and Cons of a Brazilian Butt Lift

brazilian butt lift

In recent years, more women are beginning to embrace bigger butts. Leading that charge is the cosmetic surgical procedure – the Brazilian Butt Lift. While it was not among the top 5 cosmetic surgical procedures performed at 2017, buttocks augmentation with fat grafting made notable gains – with a 10 percent increase over the previous year.  And like every other cosmetic procedure, there are pros and cons. Here at my office – Adam G. Tattelbaum MD., a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon, we thought we’d share with you the pros and cons of a Brazilian Butt Lift.The Brazilian Butt Lift is a… Read More

What Does Board Certification Mean?

what does board certification mean

It’s an everyday occurrence in my office. More women and men are undergoing cosmetic procedures, both surgical and non-surgical, with each passing year.  But on the downside, I’m also seeing more news stories involving patients who are seriously being injured, or worse- dying when undergoing plastic surgery, at the hands of unlicensed “surgeons”. That’s why it’s crucial to vet your surgeon thoroughly. With that in mind, here at my office – Adam G. Tattelbaum MD., a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon, I wanted to share some insight on how you can go about checking your doctor’s credentials, with this guide: What Does… Read More

What Types of Implants are Used for Breast Augmentation Surgery?

types of implants

When it comes to cosmetic surgery, breast augmentation continues its reign at the top of the list. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, breast augmentation was the most popular cosmetic surgical procedure performed in 2017. It’s held court now for over a decade. It’s also popular here at my office – Adam G. Tattelbaum M.D., a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon,Breast augmentation is designed to increase the size of the breast. It also reshapes the breast. Women undergo breast augmentation for various reasons, including:   To increase breast size   Boost self-esteem   Correct two different breast sizes   Look younger   Breast reconstruction after… Read More

What is the Best Age for a Facelift?

best age for face lift

Deciding whether or not to get a facelift can be a tough decision, with much to consider. Do I really need a facelift? Am I too young to get a facelift? Am I too old to get a facelift? What is the best age for a facelift? There is no definitive answer for the best age because many different factors play into the aging process – the biggest ones being genetics, diet, and lifestyle. Here at my office – Adam G. Tattelbaum M.D., a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon, we look at everyone individually and customize each treatment plan.  So, what is… Read More

How to Know if Liposuction Makes Sense for You

If Liposuction Makes Sense for You

If you’re near your ideal weight, but still battling those pockets of pinchable, stubborn fat that seem to have a mind of their own, you may want to consider the popular surgical procedure liposuction. For most people, it’s an excellent way to target that fat, and it’s also popular, here at my office. Should you consider getting liposuction? We’ll explain how to know if liposuction makes sense for you.All Fat Is Not Created EqualWe’ll start with an explanation of fat. There are two types of primary body fat: subcutaneous fat and visceral fat. Subcutaneous fat sits just under the skin,… Read More

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