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Why Is Male Breast Reduction Surgery Becoming Popular?

Affecting over 70 percent of men, gynecomastia is a condition that causes enlarged breast tissue in males. While gynecomastia passes quickly after puberty for most men, some men require a surgical procedure to address the issue. Designed to reduce excess fat and tissues from a man’s chest, male breast reduction surgery enhances a masculine upper… Read More

5 Tips to Prepare You for Male Breast Reduction Surgery

Gynecomastia is a condition that causes enlarged breast tissue in males. While gynecomastia doesn’t pose a threat to men’s physical health, it can be uncomfortable and negatively impact confidence and body image. You’ll feel well-prepared for your male breast reduction surgery after your thorough consultation with Dr. Meredith Vandegrift. Here are a few tips to… Read More

Put on Your Best Face for Summer with a Liquid Facelift

Summer skin should be bright, beautiful, and glowing. During the summer, a full face of makeup can be more challenging than during the winter months. Water sports and outdoor activities require a pared-down makeup look. Less makeup can mean that wrinkles and sagging are more visible. Is your skin ready for summer? Smooth wrinkles and… Read More

What Treatments Can Be Combined with Eyelid Surgery?

Eyelid surgery can reshape and revitalize tired, aging eyes. But don’t let your facial transformation stop there. Adding another facial treatment to your eyelid surgery can enhance and extend your results. If you’re looking for the perfect pairing for your eyelid lift, ask Dr. Vandegrift to recommend a complementary treatment option. Many surgical and non-surgical… Read More

Does a Liquid Facelift Have a Recovery Time?

When you aren’t ready for a facelift but still need a refresh, turn to a liquid facelift. This procedure uses injectable dermal fillers and neuromodulators (like Botox and Dysport) to smooth wrinkles and restore a youthful appearance. A liquid facelift is much less invasive than surgery. The treatment is non-surgical and uses injectables to refresh… Read More

Will an Eyelid Lift Change the Shape of My Eyes?

An eyelid lift, also called blepharoplasty, is a surgical procedure that refreshes the appearance of the eye area. By removing excess skin, tissue, and fat from the upper or lower eyelids, this procedure can open up the eyes, wake up a tired or angry appearance, and refresh contours for a more youthful facial appearance. An… Read More

Can Fat Come Back After Liposuction?

Stubborn fat can be hard to lose. Could liposuction be the solution? Liposuction is a body contouring procedure that removes fat cells from targeted areas using suction. Liposuction allows patients to shape and sculpt problem areas like a muffin top, a double chin, or banana rolls. Getting rid of excess fat is great news, but… Read More

How to Sleep During Liposuction Recovery

After liposuction, your body needs extra rest. Sleep helps your body to heal, so you can quickly return to work and life after cosmetic surgery. But right after surgery, right when you need sleep the most, it can be difficult to rest comfortably. Incisions and tenderness from surgery can make getting a good night’s sleep… Read More

When to Consider Revision Breast Augmentation Surgery

Sometimes the second time is the charm. Revision breast surgery is a do-over for your breast augmentation. If you’re experiencing complications after breast implants or want to alter your breast size or shape, revision surgery can help make things right again. Breast revision occurs when a secondary procedure is necessary to address complications, changes, or… Read More

The Difference Between Saline and Silicone Breast Implants

When preparing for breast augmentation, you have several critical decisions to make, but perhaps chief among them is saline vs. silicone. Breast implants give your breasts extra shape and volume when placed over or under the pectoral muscle. Results from breast augmentation are long-lasting; while the implants remain in your breasts, you’ll enjoy an enhanced… Read More