How Do You Get the “Artificial Look” After a Breast Enhancement?

Although the most common request from patients who are contemplating a breast augmentation is for the “natural look,” there are some patients who prefer the “artificial look.” To me, this means that the breast appears really round, balloon-like and stuck on — there is no equivalent derived from Mother Nature. To be perfectly frank, it’s not that easy to create this artificial appearance and in most cases it’s not advisable. First you have to select a breast implant size that […]

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How Do I Know If I’m Ready For a Face Lift or Neck Lift?

If you are even thinking about this, you are probably near the time appropriate to consider facial plastic surgery. Of course, age is the easiest measure of the need for plastic surgery — people first develop signs of aging in their fifties. This also happens to be the prime time to seek treatment because there is no better time than when you are still relatively younger to take full advantage of the benefits of plastic surgery. Younger folk may benefit […]

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Gynecomastia Advice From Someone Who Knows Better Than Dr C.

I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to share this email with you. It’s from a guy who was considering the Austin Gynecomastia Center and who actually went somewhere else for treatment. He told me I could share his words in the hopes that they will help others. Do not make your choice of surgeon by cost. I cannot reiterate enough the fact that you get what you pay for. I’m now dead broke, and still have the condition. Go to […]

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At what age am I too old to get gynecomastia treatment?

If you spend any time on my website learning about gynecomastia, you will observe that most of the before and after pictures on the site are patients 35 years and younger. Someone recently asked me if his age of 56 meant he wasn’t a candidate for treatment, even though he has lived with it his entire life. The short answer is that there really is no age limit to treatment. We older folks, relative to the 35 year olds at […]

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What financing options are available to me if I am considering plastic surgery?

Twenty-five years ago, plastic surgery was available only to those who had the money to burn and the willingness to enhance their appearances, in other words, the rich and famous. The number one reason why many people haven’t had access to plastic surgery is because of the money. Now, plastic surgery is available to almost everyone because of the financing industry. Plastic surgery can be paid for by cash, check, credit card and financing. The ability to finance surgery has […]

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How do I select the right implant size?

The most important decision you will make for your breast augmentation is your choice of surgeon. The second most important decision to be made is the size of your implants. A great plastic surgeon will always prioritize your safety and desires. Implant size is the critical factor in achieving the look that works best for you now and well into the future. There are many ways to determine the right size. Some surgeons use computer imaging while others simply ask […]

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What is the best way to recover from a face and neck lift?

There are some simple things you can do after your face and neck lift that effectively ensure a faster recovery with minimal swelling and bruising. These are tricks that I have learned after many years of observing my patients’ recovery from this common procedure. Invest in a neck pillow. They work wonders to keep your neck straight and limit turning side to side, and less movement leads to less swelling and bruising. I recommend the horseshoe-shaped neck pillows that are […]

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What is Gynecomastia? Take a Load Off Your Chest and Your Mind.

The Austin Gynecomastia Center is owned and operated by Dr Robert Caridi, informally known as “Dr C” in Cyberspace. Since its founding 10 years ago, the AGC has become the prime landing place for all those considering education about, and treatment for gynecomastia. Gynecomastia is the appearance of a female like chest in a male—nothing is cool about that. The consequences for many guys are frustration, humiliation, embarrassment and a maladaptive behaviors that could last a lifetime if untreated. An […]

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Top Ten Reasons to Fix Your Gynecomastia With Dr. Caridi of the Austin Gynecomastia Center

The Austin Gynecomastia Center is conveniently located in the middle of the United States. Access is easy from all points including overseas. Austin is loved by all. Transportation and lodging is easy. No hassles compared to larger, confusing and overwhelming cities. No one can match the Southern charm and hospitality of our people. Let the great city of Austin be in your memory forever as the place where you ended your saga with gynecomastia. Simply put, Dr Caridi is one […]

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What is the Best Plastic Surgery Procedure for Larger, Saggy Breasts?

Many women enjoyed having larger perky breasts when they were young. Following the laws of gravity, unfortunately, everything comes down with time. Weight fluctuations, pregnancy and the monthly menstrual cycle contribute to the gradually falling breast. There are visible consequences of these breast changes. Over time, there is generally a loss of size that is particularly noticeable at the top of the breast where youthful fullness turns flat. The lower breast appears more matronly, the upper chest looks longer and […]

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