Case of the Month – September 2019 – Augmentation Revision with Unilateral Mastopexy

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 »

  • Posted on: Sep 3 2019
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Case of the Month – August 2019 – Abdominoplasty

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 »

  • Posted on: Aug 7 2019
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Case of the Month – May 2019 – Abdominoplasty with Flank Liposuction

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 »

  • Posted on: May 8 2019
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Case of the Month – March 2019 – Brachioplasty (arm lift)

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 »

  • Posted on: Mar 7 2019
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