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POST-BARIATRIC SURGERY

Body contour surgery is a very broad discipline, since it encompasses all the surgery of the body (abdomen, breasts, hip, arms, buttocks, thighs, etc.). The success of this surgery lies not only in reducing excess surplus skin, but in providing tone, tension and balance to body relief. There are two types of post-bariatric surgery: Body Lift Superior, aimed at correcting arms, chest and breasts. Lower Body Lift if it is intended to correct abdomen, buttocks…

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RESECTION OF BICHAT BAGS

Bichat Bag, Bichat Ball, Bichat Bag, o buccal fat pad, are sinonimous. In 1802 the French anatomist Marie F. Xavier Bichat demonstrated that it was a bag composed of fat and not a gland as was previously believed. In human anatomy, Bichat’s bags, constitute fat bags encapsulated, lying in the region of the cheek, one on each side; Each of them has a volume of about 4 cc and a weight of 3.9 grams. Despite…

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FEATHERLIFT (APTOS THREAD LIFT)

Sorry to disappoint you, I’m not a fan of Featherlift also known as Aptos or Russian Threads, but I can tell you that there are excellent Plastic Surgeons in Mexico and in the United States, which may offer this new resource for improving your facial aesthetics. I have taken courses and have observed the technique performed first hand in the OR  and it is my impression that, to date, it is a procedure with many…

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FILLERS, PEELING AND EXFOLIATION

These are surgical procedures that should be performed when the person begins to show signs of aging or simply at the start of appearance of fine folds and wrinkles on the face. Usually these procedures are in the office and do not require anesthesia, except for deep peels with phenol. Fillers and other auxiliary procedures may be recommended alone or in combination with other facial rejuvenation surgery. Facial Fillers: There are several is on the…

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BOTULINIC TOXIN TYPE A (BOTOX ®)

It is important that you read and re-read this page before you consider undergoing this procedure. Botox is one of the trade names of type A Botulinum toxin, which is a byproduct of a bacteria.  The toxin is used in plastic surgery to relax facial muscles which temporarily eliminates the wrinkles these muscles produce, for example, horizontal forehead wrinkles, and crow’s feet. This procedure is useful for correcting wrinkles of these three sites: * Horizontal…

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PROTRUDING EARS – OTOPLASTY

It is very convenient to read and re-read these instructions, and to find answers too many of the doubts and questions that are often made about plastic surgery for prominent ears. Surgery for correction of prominent ears, also called otoplasty, is one of the cosmetic surgeries that can raise self-esteem from an early age, and is quick and common procedure. Usually it takes 30 minutes on each side. It is sometimes only one ear that…

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GUMMY SMILE CORRECTION

It is important that you read and re-read this page before you consider undergoing this surgery. This surgery is a very simple procedure which is done can be done in the office under local anesthesia. The procedure will be at the office, unless it is done together with another Plastic Surgery. This surgery corrects the smile that shows a significant portion of the gums as well as all the anterior upper teeth. The duration for…

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CHIN AUGMENTATION

It is important that you read and re-read this page before you consider undergoing this surgery. This surgery is indicated in patients whose chin is underdeveloped. The nose or lips  are the dominant feature of the face detracting from the overall aesthetics. A chin implant provides facial balance. This surgery is relatively quick and painless and when done alone, can be done in the office, provided that the patient is a good candidate for local…

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NECK LIPOSCULPTING

This procedure is not really a major surgery, but an aspiration of fat from between the skin and muscles in the front of the neck. This commonly referred to as a  “double chin” or “turkey gobbler”. Although this term does not fit naturally in a young person, it is a fact that anyone can accumulate unwanted fat in the neck at any age, and this may an individual look older or feel less attractive. The…

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EYE LID SURGERY BLEPHAROPLASTY

It is important that you read and re-read this page before you consider undergoing this surgery When a person begins to show signs of sagging of eyelids or bags and creases in the lower eyelids, this surgery  produces a rejuvenating and refreshing change in a person. Even in cases that warrant total rejuvenation of face and eyelids, it can give a striking change in facial aesthetics allowing postponing  the rest face for a few months.…

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