162016Nov
Body Contouring After Weight Loss

Body Contouring After Weight Loss

After weight loss due to obesity or pregnancy, the skin and tissues often lack the elasticity to conform to the reduced body size. Body contouring describes procedures that effectively remove excess fat and loose skin while improving the shape of the underlying tissue. The result is a more natural appearance with a smoother silhouette. Common Body Contouring…

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82016Nov
Find Out If Your Health Insurance Covers Plastic Surgery

Find Out If Your Health Insurance Covers Plastic Surgery

Many patients ask Dr. Rosso what plastic surgeries their health insurance covers. His answer is not as simple as he would like it to be: “Generally, medical insurance covers plastic surgery that is reconstructive and non-cosmetic.  But, each policy defines these two factors somewhat differently.” What you need to know about health insurance coverage Most health insurance…

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42016Nov
Why Do Millennials Get Plastic Surgery?

Why Do Millennials Get Plastic Surgery?

Millennials Plastic Surgery Increasingly Popular Millennials Plastic Surgery is on the rise following the upward trend of the population in general.  In fact, about 1.4 million Americans get Cosmetic procedures every year. In the past, Plastic Surgery was limited to wealthy patients, often motivated by the desire to turn back the clock.  Today, Cosmetic Surgery prices have decreased greatly so…

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32016Nov
The Grandparents Revolution

The Grandparents Revolution

Seniors plastic surgery procedures are on the rise.  A longer life expectancy and healthier lifestyles are driving this trend because Baby Boomers want to look as young as they feel. A recent article in the Washington Post titled “Seeking ‘to be visible,’ more Americans 65 and older are getting plastic surgery” describes this upward trend.  Nothing…

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252016Oct
Liposuction: When It’s Worth It

Liposuction: When It’s Worth It

WHAT IS LIPOSUCTION? Liposuction is a surgical procedure to remove excess fat deposits from specific areas of the body.  Usually, those body parts that are most resistant to diet and exercise. During liposuction (also nown as lipo), the Plastic Surgeon inserts thin tubes called cannulas into the body, removing fat cells by suctioning them out. Lipo can…

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132016Oct
Thigh lift and thigh liposuction: what’s the difference?

Thigh lift and thigh liposuction: what’s the difference?

Many people believe that thigh lift and thigh liposuction are the same things. They are in fact two different procedures achieving different goals. A thigh lift is a procedure that involves the removal of excess skin and fat from either the inner or outer thighs. Thigh liposuction recontours the thigh but does not tighten loose skin. When Do People Consider a…

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62016Oct

Can Cosmetic Surgery Boost Your Career?

In our society, silent age discrimination is rampant.  People in their late 40’s, 50’s and 60’s who are looking for work find their age can prevent them from landing a new job, even though age discrimination in employment is illegal. That is why, when you interview for a job or are competing for a promotion,…

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282016Sep
Plastic Surgery After Dramatic Weight Loss

Plastic Surgery After Dramatic Weight Loss

Many people after dramatic weight loss seek plastic surgery in order to remove excess skin. Obesity in the United States is now an epidemic. Two out of three American adults are overweight, and one out of three is obese Diet, exercise, and lifestyle changes are often effective but are subject to relapse. In some cases, surgery is a…

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142016Sep
Say Goodbye to Man Breasts!

Say Goodbye to Man Breasts!

According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), in 2015, men accounted for more than 40% of cosmetic breast reductions (Gynecomastia surgery). This procedure to eliminate the so-called man boobs increased 5% over the previous year and grew 35% since 2000, according to the ASPS. Why Do Men Develop “Breasts”? Gynecomastia is a disorder of…

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