The patient is a woman in her early 20’s who had back, neck and shoulder pain due to her large breasts. She had a breast reduction. Breast lift or mastopexy is part of most breast reductions.
The patient is a woman in her mid 40’s who had a large weight loss. She was dissatisfied with her breast size and shape and had a breast lift (mastopexy) with some reduction as well.
The patient is a woman in her early 40’s who was dissatisfied with her abdomen after pregnancy and desired a flatter profile and less stretchmarked skin. She has improvement with abdominoplasty.
The patient is a young woman who had recession of her gums due to her Labret piercing and desired removal. The piercing formed a permanent tract that must be removed like a donut and then repaired in layers. The repair may be deforming to the lip, but improves with time as the lip stretches. Repair… Read More »
The patient is a woman in her early 60’s who desired face lift with fat grafting to improve her neck contour and reduce her jowls.
The patient is a woman in her 50’s who had significant inferior drop out of her breast implants. After initial presentation, she had spontaneous deflation of on of the saline implants and had in office deflation of the other implant to allow tissue rebound and maximize symmetry. She then had implant replacement with inferior mastopexy… Read More »
The patient is a woman in her mid 40’s who presented for revision of her bilateral augmentation with unilateral mastopexy. She had capsulectomy with exchange for Allergan smooth round extra full cohesive 450 cc implants and left circumvertical mastopexy. Mark D. Wigod, MD, FACS, providing Cosmetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery to Boise, Meridian, Treasure Valley… Read More »
The cases of the month illustrate the difference between mini and full abdominoplasty. The first patient is a woman in her mid 40’s who had predominantly lower abdomen laxity and tissue excess. She had mini abdominoplasty where the umbilicus was released – or floated – from behind. Thus, there is no scar around the umbilicus.… Read More »
Three patients are presented to demonstrate immediate nipple sparing breast reconstruction with tissue expanders. Note that all the patients are a B cup or less pre op. A relatively smaller breast gives a more predictable result with fewer healing problems. Mark D. Wigod, MD, FACS, providing Cosmetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery to Boise, Meridian, Treasure… Read More »
The patient is a woman in her mid 60’s who was dissatisfied with her brow aging and mid face volume loss. She had coronal brow lift with mid face fat grafting including into the chin. Another option would be to add a chin implant. Note the improvements in brow position and at the lid /… Read More »