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Medicare approves tummy tuck to treat post-partum pain and discomfort

tummy tuck

For young mums who have had their first, second, or even third child, the tummy area can be a source of discomfort. Post-pregnancy tummies come in all shapes and sizes, but some women are left with weak muscles and loose skin around their bellies after giving birth. Some women also experience abdominal and back pain after pregnancy due to abdominal muscle separation, a condition called ‘rectus diastasis’. The good news is that a new Medicare-approved tummy tuck procedure (‘abdominoplasty’) will become available for eligible patients on July 1st 2022. The ...
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Getting a Nose Job (Rhinoplasty)

Rhinoplasty, also known as a “nose job,” is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures. It’s also an incredibly challenging procedure with a high demand for revision surgeries, i.e., a high percentage of patients undergoing rhinoplasty seek revision due to unwanted cosmetic/ function results. As such, patients seeking rhinoplasties must consult highly-trained, reliable, and experienced specialist plastic surgeons with a proven track record.  This article provides an overview of rhinoplasty, including its goals, preparation guidelines, and the post-treatment recovery process.  What are the reasons to undergo rhinoplasty?  Rhinoplasty is a ...
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Gender Affirming Surgery

gender affirming surgery

Gender affirmation surgery, often referred to as gender affirming surgery or sex reassignment is a collective term that encompasses numerous surgical procedures performed on transgender men, women, and gender-nonconforming individuals. The goal is to make the individual’s outward appearance reflect their innate gender identity.  This article provides an overview of the various components of gender reassignment, including FTM top surgery, MTF top surgery, and facial feminization.  Gender Affirming Surgery – Female to Male Top Surgery  FTM top surgery, short for “female-to-male top surgery,” refers to surgeries that transform feminine breasts ...
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Facelift Surgery Guide: What to Expect, Procedures, Recovery

Facial Surgery

As you grow older, your skin and facial muscles undergo various changes that make you look old, tired, and upset. The skin on your face starts sagging, leading to nasolabial folds, jowls in the cheeks and jaws, and loose folds of skin and fat. The loss of fat may also lead to a sunken and hollow appearance. This article provides a comprehensive overview of facelift surgery, preparatory guidelines, and the post-treatment recovery process. While everyone eventually undergoes the aging process, the signs of aging can appear earlier due to smoking, ...
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Gynecomastia Surgery Guide: Procedure, Preparation, and Recovery

Gynecomastia

Gynecomastia is a condition wherein men develop breast tissues due to genetic predisposition, hormonal changes, weight gains, or certain medications. While gynecomastia isn’t dangerous, it can cause self-consciousness and emotional problems. Men with gynecomastia often avoid situations that involve disrobing, such as going to beaches or physical intimacy with a partner, which can affect their overall quality of life. This article describes how gynecomastia surgery, also known as reduction mammaplasty, can help you achieve a chiseled chest. What is gynecomastia surgery? Gynecomastia surgery, also known as reduction mammaplasty, is a ...
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Labiaplasty

Labiaplasty

Women may have enlarged labia for various reasons, such as genetic predisposition, childbirth, aging, and hormonal changes. While labia’s come in all shapes and sizes, and there’s nothing wrong with an enlarged labia, it may nevertheless lead to self-consciousness, physical discomfort (in some situations), and emotional problems. An enlarged labia can lead to certain functional problems, such as hygiene issues, urinary tract infections, irritation while wearing tight-fitting clothes, and changes in sensation during sexual activities. Furthermore, an enlarged labia may be visible through yoga pants, swimsuits, and other body-fitting clothes. ...
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Breast Reduction

Large breasts aren’t for everyone. They can, in some cases, cause backaches, neck pain, and shoulder pains, and excess tissues can make them sag prematurely, pulling the nipples downwards. A surgical breast reduction is suitable for patients desiring smaller, more manageable breasts for aesthetic or functional purposes. A breast reduction, as the name suggests, focuses on removing excess breast tissues to reduce their overall size. This article provides an overview of breast reduction surgeries, including the techniques used, preparation, post-treatment process, and potential risks. How do I prepare for breast ...
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Breast lift procedure and the recovery process

Everyone suffers from sagging breasts at some point. Over time, your breasts lose their elasticity and firmness, which makes the force of gravity stretch the ligaments in the breasts, making them sag and droop downwards. While everyone experiences sagging breasts eventually, some experience it sooner rather than later due to pregnancy or sudden weight fluctuations. If you’re unhappy with your breasts’ shape or proportion, a breast lift can restore your youthful contours. A breast lift, also known as a mastopexy, is a surgical procedure wherein excess skin and breast tissues ...
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What are the types of brow lifts and what’s the recovery process?

Brow lift

Horizontal forehead lines, sagging skin in the forehead, drooping eyelids, and sagging eyebrows can make you look older and more unpleasant. Signs of aging on the eyebrows and forehead can give you a perpetual frown, making you seem upset and unapproachable. A brow lift is the ideal surgical procedure to correct the signs of aging on the forehead and eyebrows. It softens the forehead lines, minimizes sagging, and treats drooping eyelids, making you look alert and youthful. This procedure is often combined with a facelift, but it can also be ...
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Tummy Tuck / Abdominoplasty

Tummy Tuck

Most people strive towards a flat, well-toned abdomen with muscular outlines and contours. However, even individuals with normal body weight often struggle to achieve a flat tummy, despite their best efforts with exercise and balanced diets. You may develop a protruding or sagging stomach because of genetic predisposition, pregnancy, aging, previous surgeries, and sudden weight fluctuations. In these cases, traditional weight loss efforts can’t always provide the desired aesthetic results. An abdominoplasty, also known as a tummy tuck, is a surgical procedure that removes excess skin and fat tissues from ...
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