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 »
The patient is a 53 year old woman who initially presented for breast cancer reconstruction. During one of her breast surgeries, she had concurrent abdominoplasty with flank liposuction. This approach can provide tissue for nipple reconstruction and fat grafting if needed at the same time as well as lower anesthesia and operating room costs. Mark… Read More »
The patient is a woman in her mid 30’s who was dissatisfied with her breast shape and lack of volume post pregnancy. She wanted to avoid the additional cost, scars, and risk associated with mastopexy or lift and would accept less than optimal nipple position. An Allergan Smooth Round Cohesive (gummi bear type) Extra Projection… Read More »
The patient is a patient in her 60’s who was dissatisfied with her arm size and laxity. She underwent a brachioplasty, or arm lift. The tissue may only be reduced as much as the underlying muscles will allow. Patients with less residual arm fat have more improvement that those with more. The scar typically hides… Read More »
The patient is a woman in her mid forties who wanted to improve her brow position. She had an anterior hairline brow lift.
The patient is a 79 year old woman who had thrid revision aesthetic and functional open rhinoplasty and silicone cheek implants placed. Mark D. Wigod, MD, FACS, providing Cosmetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery to Boise, Meridian, Treasure Valley and Southeastern Idaho.