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Facial Fat Transfer

facial fat transfer / plastic surgery

Facial Fat transfer is also referred to as facial fat grafting or facial fat injections. Plastic surgeons often call harvested fat “liquid gold,” because of its creamy gold like appearance. Simply put, facial fat transfer is a procedure involving fat removed from areas of the body with excess fat, which is then injected into areas of the face to add volume. How is facial fat transfer performed?  Dr. Breister Ghosh typically harvests fat from areas […]

Facelifts for Younger Patients

facelift / kybella / plastic surgery

Facial aging can begin as early as one’s 30’s and may be accelerated by lifestyle habits such as sun exposure or smoking. For patients that have the beginning signs of aging, they may not be satisfied with the level of correction that dermal fillers provide. When choosing a facelift for younger patients, it’s best to start with a more targeted approach, rather than augmenting the skin and tissues that do not need it. The following […]

Earlobe Repair: What to Expect

earlobe repair / plastic surgery

Split earlobes can occur for a variety of reasons. Sometimes, the condition happens suddenly when an earring becomes caught and causes a torn earlobe. At other times, the earlobe becomes split gradually as a pierced hole slowly enlarges to the point that earrings can no longer be held within it. While the condition is mostly common in women, it can certainly occur in men as well. It may also occur if the ear has been […]

Allergan® Recall

plastic surgery

Allergan announced a voluntary worldwide recall of BIOCELL® textured breast implants and tissue expanders. Allergan is taking this action as a precaution following notification of recently updated global safety information concerning the uncommon incidence of breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) provided by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Patient safety is a priority for Allergan. Patients are advised to speak with Dr. Breister Ghosh about the risks and benefits of their implant […]

Chin Liposuction vs Kybella

kybella / liposuction / plastic surgery

Kybella is the latest breakthrough in cosmetic surgery for addressing a double chin, and we have seen significant improvements in patients. However, in some cases, liposuction, a tried and true method for unwanted fat removal, may be the superior choice for achieving a more defined jawline contour. Kybella is a synthetic form of deoxycholic acid, a naturally occurring substance in the body that helps to absorb, metabolize and destroy fat. When Kybella is injected in […]

Lip Augmentation

lip augmentation / plastic surgery

Fuller, plumper lips have grown in popularity over the last decade and there are several options available to those seeking to improve the look of their lips.  In addition, the vertical lip lines acquired over a lifetime can be nicely diminished with these fillers as well. Dermal fillers containing hyaluronic acid are the most commonly used methods of lip augmentationand wrinkle reduction. They can be safely injected in and around the lips.  Hyaluronic acid is a […]

What is Blepharoplasty?

plastic surgery / Uncategorized

It has been said that eyes are the windows to the soul, which also means they are one of the first areas of the face to show signs of aging.  Bags under the eyes and sagging upper eyelids come with age, but can be corrected with an eyelid lift, also known as blepharoplasty. This popular cosmetic surgery procedure refreshes the appearance of the face and can shave years off of your appearance. What is Blepharoplasty? […]

What is Breast Augmentation?

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In general, breast augmentation is sought in order to: Enlarge breasts that are naturally small Restore breast size and shape after pregnancy, weight loss or breastfeeding Restore symmetry when the breasts are asymmetrical Restore the breast or breasts after previous surgery There are 2 main types of breast implants: Saline implants are filled with a sterile saline solution, like salt water. The solution is held within a silicone shell, and these implants can be filled with […]

Is Abdominoplasty Right For You?

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Are sit-ups just not giving you the taut tummy you desire? If you’ve got a little too much flab or excess skin in your abdomen that won’t diminish with diet or exercise, you may want to consider an abdominoplasty, popularly referred to as a “tummy tuck.” This procedure flattens your abdomen by removing extra fat and skin, and tightening muscles in your abdominal wall. A tummy tuck can be a great procedure for women with […]

Breast Implant Replacement

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There are two main reasons a women may require breast implant surgery.  The first could be the body’s reaction to the implant (capsular contracture).  The second could be an issue with the implant itself. Breast implants are not infallible, and as such, are prone to failure at some point in the future. It’s just a matter of when. Typically, if you are happy with your breasts, then you do not need to change your implants unless you […]