Blepharoplasty

Blepharoplasty, or eyelid surgery, improves the appearance of the upper eyelids, lower eyelids, or both, and gives a rejuvenated appearance to the surrounding area of your eyes, making you look more rested and alert.

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Botox

BOTOX® Cosmetic is a prescription medicine that is injected into muscles and used to improve the look of moderate to severe frown lines between the eyebrows (glabellar lines) in people 18 to 65 years of age for a short period of time (temporary).

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Breast Augmentation

Also known as augmentation mammaplasty, breast augmentation involves using implants to fulfill your desire for fuller breasts or to restore breast volume lost after weight reduction or pregnancy.

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Breast Lift

Also known as mastopexy, a breast lift raises and firms the breasts by removing excess skin and tightening the surrounding tissue to reshape and support the new breast contour.

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Breast Reconstruction

Breast reconstruction is achieved through several plastic surgery techniques that attempt to restore a breast to near normal shape, appearance and size following mastectomy.

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Breast Reduction

Also known as reduction mammaplasty, breast reduction removes excess breast fat, glandular tissue and skin to achieve a breast size in proportion with your body and to alleviate the discomfort associated with overly large breasts.

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Facelift

Also known as rhytidectomy, a facelift is a surgical procedure to improve visible signs of aging in the face and neck.

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Gynecomastia

Gynecomastia, or breast reduction for men, is the surgical correction of over-developed or enlarged breasts in men.

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Liposuction

Also known as lipoplasty, liposuction slims and reshapes specific areas of the body by removing excess fat deposits, improving your body contours and proportion, and ultimately, enhancing your self-image.

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Tummy Tuck

Also known as abdominoplasty, a tummy tuck removes excess fat and skin, and in most cases restores weakened or separated muscles creating an abdominal profile that is smoother and firmer.

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Correcting ptosis

Dr. Coleman's Comments:

Ptosis or drooping of the breasts comes from three things:

  1. the stretching of the upper skin due to the weight of the breast.
  2. the shrinkage of a previously enlarged breast.
  3. the loss of elasticity that comes with time.

The operation of choice depends on the elasticity, degree of ptosis, and amount of actual breast tissue there is to work with.

If the skin is stretched, most likely, some form of skin removal is needed. If a breast has shrunk after having been enlarged from nursing a child, there is a large envelope with little breast tissue contained within it. In these cases the patient may elect to simply have her breasts enlarged to fit the envelope. I have found that an aggressive augmentation with an implant shaped to provide as much forward projection as feasible will suit this purpose well. In some cases the nipple may still be slightly lower than natural, but it can be corrected with a simple nipple lift instead of the keyhole shaped excisions of the classic breast lift.

Here are some cases where augmentation worked very well. One case demonstrates a nipple lift. You will see that the scars for this are almost invisible.

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