Plastic Surgery Blog - Dr Scott Spiro

How Long is the Recovery for a Breast Augmentation?

Increasing your breast size with a Breast Augmentation is a procedure that requires pre-surgery prep and post-surgery recovery. Like any surgery, taking care of your body and listening to your doctor’s medical advice is most important to have a successful outcome. If you have ever wondered how long it takes to recover from breast augmentation, […]

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Which Dermal Filler Should I Choose?

The process of aging is often subtle, too slow for us to notice right away. Then, one day, it hits us; we notice forehead wrinkles, crows feet near the eyes, marionette lines. Or maybe you are simply wanting to augment or soften the features of your face, be it the lips, cheeks, or forehead. The […]

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The Three Leading Benefits of Breast Reduction Surgery

doctor messuring the breast

For many women, their breasts are an important aspect of their identity and healthy breasts are vital to their overall physical and mental well-being. No matter the size of the breast, women desire to feel in control over their body image and health. They want to feel happy with their appearance and the image that […]

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Enhancing Your Breast Shape with a Breast Augmentation

plastic surgeons performing a breast augmentation

For women who feel uncomfortable and unhappy with the appearance of their breasts, a procedure like a breast augmentation can have a major impact on their self-confidence, and in turn, their quality of life. At Spiro Plastic Surgery, Dr. Spiro and Dr. Parcells consider each breast augmentation they perform as an opportunity to artfully improve breast […]

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Open letter of Thank You

Dr. Scott And Susy Spiro Welcome Desk

Open letter of Thank You as St. Barnabas celebrates the Dr. Scott and Susy Spiro Welcome Desk   Now more than a week after the dedication of the surgery family waiting area, I can reflect on the outpouring of support, love, admiration, and respect I was shown by colleagues, administration, nurses, and patients. I was […]

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Nipple Tattooing

There has recently been a lot of press about certain tattoo artists who are all of a sudden seemingly specializing in 3D tattooing of a nipple and areola in breast reconstruction. This is nothing new to me or our practice as I have been doing this for nearly twenty years. As an accomplished artist, it […]

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Venus, Jupiter, and Mars in the palm of your hand

If you are fortunate enough to be outside in the predawn hours these days you should make sure you stop for a moment and take advantage of a truly special event which you can see in the eastern sky on a cloudless night. This time of year ( late September to early November) when the […]

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Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Sunday, October 18, 2015, I along with many of my office staff participated in the “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” walk sponsored by the American Cancer Society, which took place in Parsippany, NJ. Our Spiro Plastic Surgery Team was joined by many former and present patients and their families. There seemed to be thousands of people […]

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Why is Cellulite so hard to treat?

Before we talk treatment, we have to discuss what cellulite exactly is. Cellulite is the visualized interaction of gravity’s influence, affect and consequences on the interactions between skin, underlying connective tissue attachments, and deeper tissues of fat, muscle and fascia. The fewer (looser) the connective tissue (fibrous) attachments the looser the cellulite. The longer, lower […]

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I Love My Doctor!

On Wednesday evening, June 17, 2015, St. Barnabas hosted a tribute event called “I Love My Doctor”. The event paid tribute to both patients who recognized their physicians’ outstanding efforts and the physicians themselves. The response of my patients was overwhelming and greatly appreciated. The hospital placed enlarged copies of patient letters around the entrance […]

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