The consultation is complete, your surgery date is booked and your appointment for pre-surgery blood work is just around the corner. If you’re nervous about your surgery, you’re not alone. Any elective cosmetic surgery can be scary and leave you feeling uneasy. Even when uncertainty looms before your procedure, adopt a positive mindset and attitude… Read More
For many individuals, losing weight is associated with losing “inches” of unwanted or excess weight—off the hips, thighs, arms, and yes, the chest. Gaining and losing weight can certainly affect breast volume and position, depending on the amount of weight lost and breast composition. The amount of change to breasts with weight fluctuations varies from… Read More
Cosmetic procedures such as liposuction, tummy tucks and facelifts are designed to lift, sculpt or remove unwanted excess fat from your body. These transformative surgeries will leave you feeling more confident about your body, body image, weight and appearance. However, they’re not an alternative to healthy weight loss. In fact, maintaining a healthy weight—and diet… Read More
How long does it take to recover from a breast lift surgery? In most cases, the recovery time after a breast lift procedure is relatively short. Many patients find that they are back to their everyday lives within three weeks of surgery, notes Miami plastic surgeon Dr. Ary Krau. Getting back on your feet quickly after a breast lift means listening to what your surgeon says and coming back for follow-up appointments as needed.
Multiple studies have shown that breast augmentation not only helps how a woman feels about her appearance, but also increases self-esteem and self-confidence in her life overall. But while breast augmentation is a viable option for many women, those with thin skin or weak underlying tissue may not be good candidates for the procedure. When tissues are thin or weak, they may be unable to support the weight of the implants, causing them to sag prematurely and leaving women with a less than desirable result.
One way to achieve balance or symmetry on the face is to make the chin more prominent. Some people have a weak or receding chin naturally. A small chin can make a nose look larger than it is or otherwise impact the balance of the face. In Miami, Dr. Ary Krau performs chin implant surgery, or mentoplasty, on patients either on its own or with other facial surgeries.
If you have undergone a facelift in the past and you’re finding the results are beginning to diminish, a secondary facelift could be just what you’re looking for to make sure you stay as youthful and energetic-looking as you feel. Now, a new study shows that facelifts performed “the second time around” can provide results that are just as good as the first facelift and with very little risk for complications.