Getting a mommy makeover after having children can be a big perk and a second chance for many women to achieve a more beautiful shape and restore their figures back to the pre-baby days! The best candidates for Mommy Makeover procedures are women who are healthy, fit, willing to make a commitment to healthier lifestyle and fitness choices after the surgeries, and women who do not plan to have more children. Many women claim to get a new lease on life after mommy surgeries, but the best results occur with maintaining your new shape, after a mommy makeover.
With spray tans, self-tanner and more casual dress codes – pantyhose are being worn less than they were in the past. But, is that actually wise? A man wrote to an advice columnist about leg pain and varicose veins. His job requires him to be on his feet all day and he had the added issue of working outside, where the weeds and insects were irritating his legs. He wrote to inform others that he had taken the advice of one of his female friends…and tried wearing support pantyhose. Though, at first, it seemed unmanly; he explained all of the helpful benefits he experienced that went beyond the leg pain. Read about his success, the trend in “Mantyhose” and find out which professional athlete swore by the practice of wearing pantyhose under his uniform, during games.
Just because summer is already underway, doesn’t mean that there still isn’t time to get the ideal beach body. Water-assisted liposuction is a fat-removal method that can have you looking trimmer – with less swelling, bruising and recovery time than traditional liposuction – in just a few weeks. Read about it, here…to contemplate the summer with more self-confidence and a new bikini body…
Many patients who consider plastic surgery look at the end results first, and once they make the decision to have a procedure, just want to “get it done, already.” There are many things to consider BEFORE having surgery, such as: surgeon qualifications, experience, certifications, training and costs, and risks. Nowadays, there are more discounts and deals on plastic surgery procedures, but do your homework to make sure the surgeon is qualified and that the facility or hospital setting is accredited and safe.
Plastic surgery and breast enhancement are becoming much more popular in India. It was a country that was not previously ‘courted’ by the manufacturers of breast implants. But, due to the care and concern for the safety of their patients – India’s surgeons are working with the same manufacturers and USFDA standards, to prevent fears such as the PIP scandal, from harming their patients. And the confidence of Indian women is showing, in the rising numbers of those who are booking procedures.
Plastic surgery is life-altering, and can bring such joy to the recipient. And though the end result is what everyone works toward, the process can be just as important. Having a plastic surgeon who is double-board-certified, compassionate and enthusiastic can really make the experience even more gratifying. And it isn’t just the patient who feels the joy of successful procedure; helping patients gain self-confidence and realize their dreams is the best part of a surgeon’s job. Read about “Dr. J.” and his glowing reviews…
Otoplasty is a plastic surgery procedure which helps perfect ear abnormalities. Surgeons are seeing more and more children for this corrective surgery. Many kids suffer from teasing and bullying due to the size and proportion of their ears, especially of they protrude. Parents must consent and typically pay out of pocket for otoplasty, unless the procedure is deemed medically necessary.
A Vampire Facelift, although called a “facelift” procedure, but should be labeled as non-surgical, dermal “filler” procedure. There is no real surgery done that is similar to an actual facelift, but the procedure requires the surgeon to extract a certain amount of blood from the patient, first. The amount would vary depending on how much of the filler the patient would need to achieve satisfactory results on his/her face.
While trying to decide whether to get a facelift, Botox or any other cosmetic surgery – it is important to do our research. It helps to talk to those who know us best, people who have experienced it, firsthand and to consult with a board-certified specialist in the particular procedure we are contemplating. Writing a letter to a newspaper columnist who has never seen, or met, us…not the best way to get an objective viewpoint. Who we ask has everything to do with the type of answer we receive. Read about a woman who probably should have consulted a plastic surgeon and someone a bit closer to her…
It was a breath of fresh air to hear Bethenny Frankel openly discuss her breast lift surgeries. Talking about our experiences with other women helps us to understand that we all have similar hopes and fears – but, that we can help each other by sharing. Our ability to be frank and talk about what worries us, or makes us happy – is a bond among women. Not to mention that it might be just the catalyst that it takes to help another make a decision that will positively affect their life.