Plastic Surgery Archives | Dr Scott Spiro

Woman holding breast implants

What is Breast Implant Removal?  Breast implant removal is a surgical procedure used to remove breast implants from breast augmentation or breast reconstruction patients. Breast implants do not last forever, and should be removed or replaced every 10 or so years.  In some cases, the scar tissue around the implant hardens, causing pain and discomfort. […]

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What is a Mommy Makeover? Many women notice changes in their bodies post-pregnancy that require surgical intervention to restore or improve upon. A mommy makeover is a set of personalized cosmetic procedures designed to address common effects of childbearing and aging in areas such as the breasts, abdomen, waist, and buttocks. There are many techniques […]

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Body lift surgery

What is a Body Lift? Many people who lose a significant amount of weight through bariatric surgery, after pregnancy, or regular diet and exercise are left with loose skin and stubborn fat deposits on several parts of their body. Body lift surgery addresses loose, hanging skin that exists as a result of significant weight loss, […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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