Gynecomastia Treatment Options

Gynecomastia is the condition where the male breast glands become enlarged, usually as a result of hormonal imbalances. It commonly affects young men going through puberty as well as older men going through andropause. Other known causes include certain medications, steroids, drug abuse, aging, alcoholism and hereditary factors. The condition of gynecomastia is often mistaken …

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Breast Augmentation Incisions and Scar Visibility

Any person who undergoes surgery WILL have scars afterward just by the nature of the wound healing process. Even with the most skilled of surgeons, scars form where incisions are placed though they may be quite inconspicuous. Women who undergo breast augmentation should expect post-surgical scars regardless of the incision they choose. While each incision …

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Pros and Cons of Fat Injections for Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation surgery is designed to increase the size and improve the shape of the breasts. In virtually all situations this involves the placement of breast implants either above or below the chest wall muscle to obtain these desired goals. Over the last several years, fat injections into the breasts are becoming more frequently done …

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Breast Surgery Can Help You Look More Youthful

Time and the related aging are the enemies of beauty, taking their unavoidable toll on the body such as with wrinkles and loose, saggy skin. The body of an older woman is quite different from her formerly youthful self. One of the most prominently affected areas are the breasts, which may become saggy and deflated …

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How Breast Augmentation Can Help You Fill Out Your Dream Wedding Dress

Nearly every young woman dreams of having the perfect wedding. This might be one on a Hawaiian beach at sunset with you holding a bouquet of plumeria blossoms. It could be in the small church where her parents were wed, with only close friends and family present. Perhaps it might be a lavish celebration with …

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ALCL and Breast Implants

Breast implants are probably the most studied and researched medical device ever, and they have probably had the most rigorous and thorough review process regarding their safety by the FDA to be approved for their usage. Such scrutiny does provide a level of comfort to many of the hundreds of thousands of women undergoing breast …

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Inverted Nipples FAQ

Though the occurrence of inverted nipples is relatively common, most women who have it know little about it and think that they are the rare individual to be afflicted with such a “deformity.” Not only do they often stress over their situation, but they may also go to great lengths to avoid close relationships and …

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Breast Augmentation Can Restore Breast Volume After Breastfeeding

Experts have widely hailed breastfeeding as the best way to offer your baby essential healthy nutrients and emotional closeness. Lately, breastfeeding advocates have gone far and wide campaigning for women to be able to breastfeed in public places. While breastfeeding has gained an even more positive reputation in recent years, its aftermath may not be …

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Winter Is the Perfect Time for Plastic Surgery

  If you’re considering plastic surgery, perhaps you’ve wondered what time of the year is best to undergo a procedure. The answer, of course, may just be what best works for you depending on your particular situation. For many people, though, the winter months may provide the best opportunity to undergo surgery – and for …

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The Stigma Around Enlarged Male Breasts: A Common Disorder with an Easy Solution

From a social and cultural perspective, female breasts are desirable and attractive. Young girls long for the day when their breasts will develop, and they will look like real women. On the other hand, the opposite is true when it comes to young boys. Even the slightest hint of enlarged breast tissue in a male …

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Is There an Age Limit for Breast Augmentation?

Breast augmentation continues to be one of the top requested plastic surgery procedures performed today, and it’s not only with the 20’s to 40’s crowd either. Typically, patients 18 years and up can undergo this procedure. Many of my patients who are undergoing a breast enlargement for the first time are in their 50’s with …

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Do I Need Gynecomastia Surgery?

Gynecomastia is a formal term describing the occurrence of enlarged breasts in men. This condition may cause severe psychological distress, embarrassment, negative self-image issues, depression, a lack of confidence and even eating disorders. Having gynecomastia can cause a man to dread or even avoid participating in any activity where it’s traditional to remove one’s shirt, …

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What Are My Incision Options for Breast Augmentation?

Women considering breast augmentation have three acceptable incision options, each of which has its advantages and disadvantages based on the individual’s needs and desires. These incisions include: Inframammary – Considered the most common approach for breast augmentation surgery, this incision is made in or near the inframammary fold where the breast and chest meet. In …

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Nipple and Areola Reduction

Every human being has unique physical characteristics. Most individuals visualize an ideal image of what each part of the body should look like based on norms or imagined norms. Any body part that does not match the ideal is perceived as abnormal or undesirable. One body part that receives a lot of scrutiny is the …

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High Standards of Care at the Arizona Center for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Undergoing a procedure at Dr. Turkeltaub’s Arizona plastic surgery practice has many benefits, which include seeking to provide you with the best possible results in a pleasant, caring and stress-free environment. At the Arizona Center for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, you will find that our staff is very caring, friendly and dedicated to helping you have …

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How Safe Is Anesthesia?

The purpose of anesthesia is to allow surgery to be performed under ideal operative conditions with the patient as comfortable and pain-free as possible. There are generally four main categories of anesthesia, including: Local – Numbing medication is injected into the tissues at the surgical site. The patient remains awake. Local with sedation (MAC or …

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Degrees of Breast Sagging and Breast Lift Surgery to Correct

Breast Lift Surgery in Scottsdale, AZ Although a woman may be happy with the general size of her breasts, more often than not she is not too pleased if they are sagging (drooping). Having the right size doesn’t guarantee that they are attractive and voluptuous in appearance. With the help of the right bra, breasts …

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The Importance of WHERE Your Surgery Is Performed

One of the most important decisions you can make regarding undergoing plastic surgery is choosing the right plastic surgeon. After you are quite confident that you have selected a very skilled and experienced board-certified plastic surgeon, the next important issue of consideration is where the surgeon performs the procedure(s). Even an excellent, ethical surgeon can’t …

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