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Ultimate Tummy Tuck Guide

Plastic surgeon draws incision lines for tummy tuck surgery

What is a Tummy Tuck? Tummy tuck surgery, also known as abdominoplasty, is the removal of excess fat and skin around the midsection. In most cases, a tummy tuck restores weakened or separated muscles (diastasis) to create a smoother and firmer abdominal profile. A protruding or loose abdomen may be due to a variety of […]

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Breast Reduction Surgery Guide

Plastic surgeon measuring woman’s breasts for breast reduction surgery

What is Breast Reduction? Breast reduction, also known as reduction mammaplasty, is a cosmetic procedure that removes excess breast fat, glandular tissue, and skin. Many patients undergo breast reduction surgery to achieve a breast size that is more proportional and to alleviate the discomfort associated with excessively large breasts (macromastia). Breast reduction is often performed […]

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Spiro Plastic Surgery Announces Victoria Murphy’s New Role as Nurse Practitioner

Victoria Murphy, NP Dr. Spiro is excited to welcome Victoria Murphy, NP, to the Spiro Plastic Surgery team in her new role as nurse practitioner. Victoria started her nursing career nearly 10 years ago as a medical surgical nurse and advanced to critical care nursing prior to entering the field of plastic and reconstructive surgery. […]

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Your Guide to Fat Grafting

What is Fat Grafting? Fat grafting, also referred to as fat transfer or fat injections, is a body contouring procedure used to transfer fat from one area of the body to another. The procedure involves extracting adipose fat tissue and injecting it into other areas of your body that may be lacking volume, including your […]

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Your Guide to Breast Lift Surgery

What is a Breast Lift? A breast lift, or mastopexy, is a procedure that addresses drooping, sagging, or uneven breasts to recreate a more youthful and lifted breast shape. Changes in your breast contour or shape may be a result of aging, weight fluctuations, heredity, pregnancy, or gravity that can cause sagging over time. A […]

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Your Complete Guide to Liposuction

What is Liposuction? Liposuction, also known as lipo or lipoplasty, is a body contouring surgery that sculpts areas of your body and eliminates localized pockets of fat that are resistant to diet and exercise. Common areas that liposuction treats are the abdomen, hips, love handles, upper arms, thighs, neck and chin, and calves and ankles. […]

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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 consider each breast augmentation they perform as an opportunity to artfully improve breast aesthetics, taking […]

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