Plastic Surgery Fayetteville
Is there something about your look you wish to change? Plastic surgery might be perfect for you if you answered “yes” to that question. Humans are unique and should celebrate their individual appearance. But, in some cases an individual may desire to alter something about their appearance. This shouldn’t be seen as becoming less unique. It should be seen as becoming the person you want to be.
Consider these common procedures for resolving various body issues and reaching your goals.
Breast Enhancement (Breast Augmentation / Breast Implants)
Whether you want to increase your breast size, correct asymmetrical breasts, or regain fullness breast implants can be the solution. The procedure uses implants that allow you to choose the size and shape of your breasts. Safety is not a concern with modern breast implants. The materials and construction of the implants are very safe. Cosmetic surgeons now have special computer programs that allow you to see simulated photos of what you will look like with your new breasts. Gone are the days where you would be making your decision without knowing the end result. Your cosmetic surgeon will be able to show you what you’ll look like with each breast size you are considering. Breast augmentation is one of the only procedures that have this option available. Breast implants can have a dramatic effect on the overall appearance and proportion of a woman. Even small increases in breast size can achieve the desired result. Whether done as part of a mommy makeover or done as a single procedure, breast augmentation is one of the most popular surgery procedures in America. They’re commonly paired with breast lifts to improve shape.
Liposuction (Fat Removal)
Liposuction is a relatively simple procedure. It removes fat from areas where it is unwanted. The technique is precise and allows for targeted body contouring. The results are transformative. Even if only small amounts of fat may be removed the effect is very noticeable and permanent. Since it has become more and more common you’re no longer limited to just removing.
Botox is a very popular procedure that combats the signs of getting older. Botox is used to correct signs of getting older aging such as wrinkles. Botox works by reducing the movement of the muscle it is injected into. The FDA has concluded that it’s safe for use in patients that aren’t allergic to its ingredients. Botox promises fast, safe, effective and virtually painless results. It is no wonder Botox is one of the most common cosmetic procedures available. The areas of the body treated are very common concerns for aging patients and most likely the signs that you’ll see first. Treatments are completed in a brief office visit and though may seem casual in nature should always be given by a trained cosmetic surgeon.
Rhinoplasty (Nose Job)
When discussing cosmetic surgery, one of the most popular procedures is rhinoplasty. Cosmetic reasons are not by any means the only reason someone might choose to have rhinoplasty surgery. Though the most popular reason for getting rhinoplasty is for cosmetic reasons, many patients need it for non-cosmetic reasons. A common need for rhinoplasty is a deviated septum. Rhinoplasty would offer these patients improved airways that allow for better breathing. Even if there isn’t something medically wrong with your nose, you might decide rhinoplasty is for you. You may want to improve the size or shape of your nose and make it “fit your face” much better. Some common reasons patients choose to get the surgery are; wide or upturned nostrils, wide bridge, visible humps, wide tip, undesirable shape of tip, and general unevenness. Recovery time will be required after a rhinoplasty surgery. The recovery period can be as little as one week. The new shape, size and contours of the nose will be completely visible over the days and weeks after the procedure. As with most plastic surgery treatments, the rhinoplasty is often paired with other surgeries to get the desired results. The most commonplace pairing is a facelift.
Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)
Even with healthy eating and physical exercise you may still find yourself dissatisfied with the appearance of your abdomen. If you are still unhappy with the look of your stomach, even after trying everything, a tummy tuck may be a viable option. Sagging skin is one of the most common problems corrected with a tummy tuck. If you are wanting to improve the shape and overall appearance of your stomach area then you may want to think about a tummy tuck. A tummy tuck flattens the stomach by removing fat and improving abdominal muscles by making them tighter. The end result is that the area is flat and firmer. Changes become even more noticeable as your body heals from the surgery and are permanent. Your plastic surgeon works with you hand in hand to plan the course of action to make it to your desired result for this part of your appearance.
Motherhood is an adventure. Once the time for carrying and feeding infants has passed, Moms might want to enhance their appearance. Dramatic and permanent appearance changes occur for Mothers during and post pregnancy. Mommy Makeovers are a combo of surgeries that are selected to accomplish the exact desires of the patient. Common surgeries for Mommy Makeover include: a tummy tuck, liposuction, breast implants, breast reduction, and a breast lift. There’s often a dramatic time and investment savings for having these procedures completed together. Another benefit of having the procedures performed together is that the healing time required will also be combined. This lets Mothers all over the Fayetteville, AR area to return to their busy lives sooner.
A facelift is able to reduce the overall signs of aging from the face. As with all plastic surgery, the facelift has come a long way in recent years. In the past, a facelift merely tightened the skin of the face. Not anymore! Plastic surgeons can now fully reposition fat, skin, and muscle. This means you can finally get rid of that double chin or those jowls that have in before been very hard to correct. Additionally, your cosmetic surgeon can even fill those pesky wrinkles below your eyelids and down your nose. All humans are unique, which means every patient needs a personalized treatment plan for their facial rejuvenation. Your cosmetic surgeon will be able to help guide you in creating the perfect plan for you specifically. Often times the most optimal outcomes will be achieved when the facelift is combined with other procedures like laser skin resurfacing or a brow lift. Your cosmetic surgeon will assist guide you to make the correct decision for your goals.
The goal of breast surgery is not always to make breasts larger. Some women experience physical and/or emotional distress due to their uncomfortably large breasts. Breasts are made smaller by the removal of breast tissue and extra fat. This is called “breast reduction” surgery. Breast reduction can go a step further. Your cosmetic surgeon can also reshape your breasts. This make it possible to not only achieve a smaller breast size, but also to get your goal breast shape as well. Breast reduction surgery is often paired with a breast lift. The outcome would be a reduced size and entirely different shape. The procedure is also often done as part of a mommy makeover.
Mastopexy (Breast Lift)
As with all skin on the human body, it’s elasticity lowers as time passes. This loss in elasticity of the breast skin results in a change in shape. Changes in breast shape and “perkiness” can also be effected by pregnancy, breastfeeding and also changes in bodyweight. This can result in a significant loss of “perkiness” or sagging that many women want to remedy. Often times, women are still very content with the overall size/shape of their breasts and are merely looking to regain the perkiness they previously had. This is achieved with a breast lift that works in two ways. First excess skin is removed and then the breast tissue is tightened. The exact areas affected and procedures that would be performed to create your desired outcome will be unique to you. Your cosmetic surgeon will be able to explain this to you fully. Breast lifts become more popular as a minimalist alternative to more traditional breast augmentation. Breast lifts are often combined with tummy tucks, liposuction and breast implants as part of a “mommy makeover”.
As you age skin elasticity is reduced causing skin sagging. Sagging skin in areas around the eye, can cause you to appear significantly older. Surgery is available for both upper and lower lid problems. It resolves issues such as; puffy lids, under eye bags, lower lid creases, and loose skin. Though it does not takle other aging problems of the eye area such as creases and dark circles, the change is noticeable. In addition to the appearance problems discussed, you might be experiencing impaired vision due to the “heaviness” of your lids caused by lost elasticity …this can be helped quite a bit by this procedure. Your plastic surgeon might suggest this as a companion to other procedures like brow and facelifts.
Juvederm is a very popular brand of skin filler utilized to instantly fix stubborn facial creases. The smoothness achieved is both dramatic and instant. Its primary ingredient is hyaluronic acid. This substance is naturally found in the skin and completely safe to use in cosmetic surgery. In addition to hyaluronic acid, Juvederm also includes lidocaine which makes the treatment more comfortable. Because Juvederm is a “non-surgical” procedure, it only needs a quick visit with your Fayetteville cosmetic surgeon to achieve immediate results. Because of this, there isn’t a need for lengthy visits, multiple treatments or trips to the hospital. Results are achieved immediately with only a brief visit. Some of the most common regions corrected with Juvederm include: smile lines, marionette lines, vertical lip lines and corner lines.
Fat transfer surgery has grown dramatically in popularity in the last few years. You might have heard of this procedure by its other popular names, fat grafting or fat injections. As an alternative to augmentation or fillers, fat can very often be utilized. In cases where a traditional filler would be used to correct wrinkles, fat could be used instead. Basically, fat is removed (using liposuction) from an area of the body where you have excess fat. It’s then, transferred to and injected into the area needing a filler. This allows for both a decrease in unwanted fat and the filling of wrinkles. The benefits of this are not merely the fact that you removed unwanted fat …but, because fat was used instead of traditional fillers, there are no ongoing maintenance treatments. Body part augmentation, traditionally completed using implants, can also be achieved using fat transfer. Basically, excess fat (often from the abdomen or leg areas) is removed and transferred to a more desirable location. This is often done in breast or buttock augmentation. Because of the permanent and natural result of fat transfer, it has grown in popularity over recent years. It does take longer than traditional implants or fillers, but it essentially kills two birds with one stone. Removal of unwanted fat and increased breast size.
In many cases, a neck lift can assist in achieving a youthful appearance. In cases where you are content with your face contours, wrinkles, etc. you may find a neck lift is the right treatment for you. Extra fat and loose skin in the neck region are corrected by a neck lift surgery. Because the area ages in multiple of different ways, the neck lift is tailored specifically to you by your plastic surgeon. It may include; the removal of skin, liposuction, and fillers for correction of muscle banding. The procedure is completed as a surgery and the results are permanent.
After reading this, you will most likely have a better idea of which procedure is best for your specific situation. Whether you are wanting to remove facial creases, make a region of your body bigger or smaller or have a complete makeover there are many options available to you. You’ll want to partner closely with a plastic surgeon in Fayetteville, AR to ensure you achieve your goal results.