Archive | Plastic Surgery

What to Know About Anesthesia

Getting the plastic or cosmetic surgery done can transform your look, make you feel more confident, and can even help correct certain medical issues like a deviated septum. When you come into UMass Memorial Medical Group to get a cosmetic surgical procedure done, you can rest assured that we will do whatever we can to […]

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Teenage Plastic Surgery – Fad or Fabulous?

It’s difficult these days to be a teen. Peer pressures abound, bullying is rampant, and the images on social media don’t help with feelings of inadequacy and lack of self-esteem. Some teens think that having plastic surgery will improve their self-confidence. There aren’t any empirical studies examining the long-term benefits of surgery in teens, but […]

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Choose Your Cosmetic Surgeon Wisely

Perhaps you have been considering cosmetic or plastic surgery for some time and have decided to move forward with your decision…a decision you haven’t made lightly. As with any elective surgery, plastic surgery is a choice you will live with for the rest of your life. You want a successful outcome, not additional surgery, cost […]

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Plastic Surgery

THESE ARE THE DAYS OF YOUR LIFE!

Tempus Fugit…time does indeed fly. Popular maxims such as living in the moment, living your best life now and seizing the day ring true. This may be the perfect time to refresh your image, regardless of your age or gender. There are many plastic surgery options available today; Choosing from them can be confusing. Only […]

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How to Review Before-and-After Photos in Plastic Surgery

Reviewing before-and-after photographs is a great way to get a feel for a surgeon’s skills and sense of aesthetics about a specific cosmetic procedure. Although these photos are abundant online, reviewing them in person at the surgeon’s office is more desirable because of these three reasons: The majority of patients do not allow their before-and-after […]

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Infection After Plastic Surgery

Plastic surgery is a life-changing experience. Women can experience fuller breasts or reduce the appearance of stretch marks. Men can have well-toned midsections or eliminate their “man boobs.” Like all types of surgery, plastic surgery has its potential risks and complications. Infection is a common risk following plastic surgery. Causes and signs of infection after […]

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