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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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Travel to the Austin Gynecomastia Center for Better Results, Happier Patients, and Fewer Complications

I have spent a significant part of the past ten years raising awareness for the condition of gynecomastia and the physical and psychological burden carried by all men who suffer from it. When I realized how profoundly it affected my patients, I felt it was my duty to help others because no one should have to live under the shadow of this condition. It breaks my heart to read some of the emails that I routinely receive from patients all […]

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What is the Keller funnel and how it is used in breast enhancement?

The Keller funnel is a cone shaped plastic sleeve that is used to facilitate the insertion of silicone breast implants. The incisions for saline implants are quite small (usually about an inch or so) because they are inserted beneath the breast in a deflated state and then filled by the surgeon. Silicone implants, however, are pre-filled so the incision required is considerably larger to ensure that the implant can be inserted without too much trauma. The Keller funnel allows the […]

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What is “Internal Work” During a Rhinoplasty or Nose Job?

Westlake Plastic Surgery nasal work has two basic components. The first is the external or outside of the nose and the second is the internal or inside of the nose. Usually the outside of the nose is manipulated to enhance the general appearance while the internal nose is changed to ensure normal breathing. Often work on both components is necessary for the best outcome. The most common request for the external nose is a hump reduction or tip refinement. Most […]

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What is Gynecomastia Tissue Made Of?

What is the difference between normal chest tissue and gynecomastia chest tissue? It’s important to be aware that the term gynecomastia refers to the appearance of the chest area: it’s not determined by examining the tissue composition of the chest. There is no specific test to diagnose gynecomastia, but simply put, it is the appearance of a female-like chest in a male due to excess tissue. Each case is unique: some men may have obvious breasts while many others may […]

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Lifestyle Lift Shuts Down Many of Its Businesses, Considers Bankruptcy

This is the best news I have heard in years. As you may recall, this scam essentially marketed miraculous results of facial plastic surgery, but without the surgery, anesthesia or wait. It sounded wonderful, and the before and after photos on TV where phenomenal. The problem is that it was simply too good to be true. It’s impossible to achieve those results without surgery, anesthesia and downtime and risk. I have been telling patients for years to avoid this gimmick […]

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