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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 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

How Long Does JUVEDERM Last?

How Long Does Juvederm Last

When glancing in the mirror, you may have been noticing lately that your cheeks have begun to sag more. Your wrinkles are much more pronounced. Facial signs of aging are real. It’s time to look into fillers that restore facial contours and improve the signs of aging. One of the favorites here at my office – Adam G. Tattelbaum M.D., Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon is the FDA-approved JUVEDERM® – an injectable facial filler.What is JUVEDERM?The base ingredient in JUVEDERM is a jelly or gel-like clear substance called hyaluronic acid gel. This is a naturally occurring substance found in the body. As… Read More

The Benefits of a Quilted Tummy

Quilted Tummy Tuck

Many of you may know I quilt my tummy tucks. However, you may not quite understand what that means until you have your consultation. For this reason, I’m going to explain the benefits of a quilted tummy.History:In the most common tummy tucks, excess skin is lifted up from the abdominal wall. The underlying muscles are then repaired, and then the skin is trimmed and laid down again. This is like making a bed and pulling down the sheets.  A binder is placed afterward so the skin is pushed against the abdominal wall, allowing it to adhere to the abdomen in… Read More

Three Mommy Makeover Myths

Mommy Makeover Myths You Should Know

You’re an amazing mom, and you’re already on your way to claiming the “Mommy of the Year Award.”  You want to look fabulous when accepting it, right? Now that you’ve brought an adorable genius into the world, it’s time for you to focus on you. It’s time to get back to your pre-baby body. For many new moms, that means a Mommy Makeover.Pregnancy and Giving Birth Changes the BodyDuring pregnancy and then through the birthing process, women’s bodies undergo major transformations  – both inside and outside the body. It can take a major toll on your body – impacting everything from… Read More

Facial Rejuvenation for the Holiday Season

Facial rejuvenation

The leaves are changing colors which means the holiday season is rapidly approaching. For most of us, our calendars fill up with social gatherings around Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s. If you feel you never have enough time to look your best, now is the time to start thinking about ways to look radiant in your holiday photos. One way is treating yourself to a pre-holiday facial rejuvenation in the form of Botox, Dysport, or Juvederm product. You still have plenty of time to get under eye fillers and other procedures before the start of the holiday season.Facial Rejuvenation MethodsBotox®If you want… Read More

Why Autumn is the Optimal Time for Cosmetic Surgery

Cosmetic Surgery Fall Benefits

Are you considering cosmetic surgery but do not know if this is the best time for it? The recent change of season is an excellent time of year to begin your consultation process so that you can enjoy your new look by the new year. Whether you want a total Mommy Makeover, liposuction, or breast augmentation, here are a few reasons why it’s practical to plan certain procedures during the colder seasons.Recuperating at Your Own SpeedHaving your cosmetic surgery performed in the fall helps prepare you for the summer season without any additional pressure. If you have major surgery during… Read More

Why There’s a Startling Demand for Surgical Procedures

Surgical Procedures, Plastic Surgery

There’s a startling demand for surgical procedures in the United States. Data released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) shows 17.5 million surgical and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures performed in the U.S. in 2017. That’s a two percent increase over 2016. The number of people going under the knife continues to rise, even with an increase in non-invasive procedures like Botox and other fillers.Botox is boomingMinimally invasive procedures increased at a slightly higher rate than surgical procedures in 2017. Trained physicians perform minimally invasive procedures. They typically involve small incisions. With non-invasive procedures, as the name implies, there’s no… Read More

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