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Adam G. Tattlebaum M.D.

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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

Differences Between Eyelid Surgery and Brow Lifts

What are the Differences Betwee Eyelid Surgery and Brow Lift

They say that the eyes are the windows to the soul. The eyes usually express our thoughts and emotions. Because eyes are essential to us both physiologically and aesthetically, we must do our best to keep them in their best condition. However, like most parts of our face, our eyes are subject to the effects of aging. Signs like drooping eyes, dark circles, eye wrinkles, crow’s feet and baggy eyelids are the usual effects of prolonged sun exposure, genetics and old age. Aside from the physical effects, these conditions can also affect sight, especially in older people. Although there are some… 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

Signs You Need a Breast Reduction

Do I Need a Breast Reduction

Overly large breasts can be detrimental to both your physical and mental well-being. For some, constant back pain, shortness of breath, and the stress that comes with large breasts can be overwhelming. But, all of that does not have to last forever.Getting a breast reduction can be an effective, long-term solution to the distress and agony that large breasts can cause. There is medical evidence that for some, getting a breast reduction can benefit your overall health. Read on to find out what these signs are, and how a breast reduction can help.Poor PostureAlthough different factors can contribute to poor posture,… 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

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