Category Archives: Breast Enhancement

Could your fat save your life?

0 Submitted by on Sun, 27 November 2011, 17:09
Could your fat save your life: Emphatically YES! But how? Well, we first have to look at the cosmetic medicine field. Yes, in this case the search for beauty may lead to health and longevity! There is a rapidly expanding field of medicine called Regenerative Medicine. I have alluded to such regenerative techniques in previous blogs about using one’s own Continue Reading...
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Health is beauty and beauty is health.

1 Submitted by on Sun, 20 November 2011, 21:54
Recently a recurring theme has been evident during patient consultations at my office. Many patients believe that they are requesting a cosmetic procedure to look better, younger, more attractive, etc. From an evolutionary perspective, we are part of the animal kingdom. Yes, we have a higher level of thought and emotions. Yet, we share two survival traits of all animals Continue Reading...
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Liposuction Breast Reduction

2 Submitted by on Sun, 05 June 2011, 19:39
Many women complain of heaviness, back pain and a stigma from having too large a breast size.  Recently a novel approach to reduce breast volume has been introduced using liposuction.  This avoids the traditional large incision breast reduction surgery.  This was highlighted in New You Magazine: http://www.newyoumag.com/?s=breast+reduction+with+liposuction. Below is  recent patient inquiry regarding liposuction breast reduction. “Hi I was looking at Continue Reading...
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Wake Up Sleeping Beauty!

0 Submitted by on Sat, 12 March 2011, 16:32
Awake Cosmetic Procedures Patients are increasingly demanding cosmetic procedures with as little downtime as possible. They want to walk out of a procedure without the drowsiness of general anesthesia. Now more than ever cosmetic procedures such as laser liposuction, tummy tucks, breast augementation and varicose vein laser surgery can be performed with just local anesthesia. This is a definite trend Continue Reading...
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Unhappy Tummy Tuck – What to do?

2 Submitted by on Fri, 26 November 2010, 15:14
I received an inquiry from a patient of another surgeon regarding her tummy tuck.   She requested my advice for alternative solutions.   She was unhappy with the excess fat or “New Love Handle I never had before” following her procedure.   Her level of frustration and desperation was readily apparent in the tone of her email.  My edited response to preserve confidentiality of Continue Reading...
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Embarassment…Male breasts – gynecomastia

1 Submitted by on Sun, 07 November 2010, 17:39
Male breast enlargement is socially a very embarassing problem for young men in high school and for older adult males.  It even has been dubbed “Man Boobs” to add insult to those who suffer from gynecomastia.  I received the below inquiry.  The name and any personal information is omitted of course for patient confidentiality. Blog.laserandvein.com question: “I have Gynecomastia and it Continue Reading...
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Breast Augmentation Costs and Under Arm technique

6 Submitted by on Thu, 07 October 2010, 21:40
Recently through our blog  “Ask Dr. Tom” site the following question was asked:  “What is the average cost of breast enlargement? Is there a way that you go through from under your armpit? Thank you.” We are very proud to offer our patients breast augmentation completely under local anesthesia. Our patients have been very pleased with the results.  We can indeed Continue Reading...
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Breast Augmentation Simulator

4 Submitted by on Tue, 24 August 2010, 16:24
As part of our mission statement at the Aesthetic Laser & Vein Centers we strive to offer ongoing educational tools for our patients.  When we launched our newest program  Conscious Breast Augmenation performed completley under local anesthesia the technique was straight forward and extremely well tolerated.  It was interesting that the biggest decision or our patients was selecting the size of implant Continue Reading...
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