Who is a candidate for plastic surgery of the face? A general rule of thumb is that cosmetic surgery is an option for you if you are healthy, you have clear expectations, you have a reasonable facial concern bothersome to you that you would like addressed, and you are well aware of the risks you are exposing yourself to, and are of legal age. Significant health issues and diseases such as diabetes, obesity, heart conditions and many others can make you a less than ideal candidate for facial plastic surgery. But even if you do have some of these conditions, if felt safe by your treating primary physicians, you may still be a candidate. Smoking and drinking are habits which may be an influence as well. (more…)
Going through a face lifting procedure may sound like too much for some people, even if they want to greatly reduce the fine lines and wrinkles on their face. Luckily for them, there are plenty of non-surgical cosmetic procedures readily available. The main advantage is that these procedures are fast acting, they typically do not require more than a 30 minute intervention, and the results can last from 4 months to more than one year. Not surprisingly, these office-based procedures are very popular among men and women alike. And, just like any medical intervention, should only be administered by a trained and licensed professional such as Dr. Brian Howard. (more…)
Tattoos are considered cool but many people end up regretting their decision years down the road whether they are trying to get employed or their significant other wants it removed. With so many options of different procedures to remove tattoos it is difficult to know which option is best for you and whether you need plastic surgery to remove them.
If you are one hundred percent sure you want your tattoo removed you need to know your options. For the majority of removals and for larger tattoos (over 2 inches) you should use laser treatments to remove the tattoos. North Fulton Plastic Surgery’s MedSpa (A New You) offers laser tattoo removal that can remove almost any tattoo with the smallest amount of expense and needs. (more…)
Losing weight is very important for everyone’s health. Obesity is linked to severe conditions, such as cardiovascular diseases, so it is essential to maintain a healthy body weight. Though losing weight is very beneficial for one’s health there can be some complications. When you lose more than 50 pounds, especially if this happens over a short period of time, there will be folds of skin that must be removed. There are a few plastic surgery procedures that will help remove this excess skin so you can feel great about your weight loss accomplishments. (more…)
The surgical procedure designed to remove stubborn fatty tissues in the body is known simply as lipo (liposuction surgery). It is normally undertaken when you have tried various efforts – exercising, dieting and lifestyle changes – to eliminating body fats to no avail. These stubborn body fats do not become manifest simply because of a Friday night’s chocolate bingeing, but rather due to a confluence of lifetime factors that include your genetics, pregnancy, and significant weight fluctuations. Generally, body areas where hard-to-remove fat bulges may occur in your thighs, abdomen, thighs, buttocks, and face. (more…)
Your unique beauty is a personal treasure – hence, as much as possible, take care and enhance this special treasure. As you grow in number of years on Earth, your once attractive and youthful physical beauty may be, well, not so attractive or youthful anymore.
Right now, you may be having a protruding abdominal pouch, sagging breasts, loose-skinned arms, folds around the eyelids, or wrinkling forehead – or all of them. There is nothing wrong with you. Similar to other people, you are simply undergoing the natural process of ageing and more likely that same process is being exacerbated by a confluence of factors that include lifetime exposure to stress, sunlight, pollution, and several other elements. (more…)