As you age, collagen production in your skin decreases and signs of aging may start to creep in. From lines and wrinkles to sagging skin, these changes may have you wondering if it is time to consider a facelift. Maybe your friends are having them done or you have seen your favorite celebrity looking rejuvenated and youthful. But how do you know if it's the right time for you? While everyone is different, here are three signs that you might be ready for[...]
When it comes to a tummy tuck, or abdominoplasty, one question often asked is how to minimize the scar. While tummy tucks do create a scar, Dr Kolder does his best to place these scars in areas where they are less likely seen. While everyone heals differently, scars should heal and fade with time. But once your procedure is complete, there are some things that you can do to aid the healing process and help reduce the scar’s appearance.
Keep Your Incisions Clean[...]
You have made the decision to conquer the signs of aging on your face and neck with a facelift procedure. You are getting excited and preparing for your new younger look, but the unknown of any medical procedure can make people a bit uneasy. Knowing what to expect after your procedure and during recovery can help put your mind at ease. This little guide gives you an idea of what to expect with recovery and when to expect to see those amazing facelift results.
(Updated for 2019) By now, all of America (and perhaps the world) has seen the amazing transformation of Mama June Shannon as documented in the recent WE TV reality series “Mama June: From Not to Hot.” Now meet the Doctor behind her amazing new body. Last fall, Dr. Daniel Kolder, a plastic surgeon in Ventura County met with the reality star after she had lost nearly 300 pounds via diet, exercise, and gastric sleeve surgery. While the 37 year old had achieved her weight loss goals, she[...]
Every woman knows that when you’re losing weight, your breasts are often the first place to show it. Like it or not, breast size can be closely linked to fluctuations in your weight. So, if you’re considering breast enhancement, but still have a little weight to lose, is it best to make it to your goal weight before having surgery? What is the ideal weight for breast augmentation?
How Does Weight Loss Affect Breast Implants?
Just like natural breasts, significant weight[...]
Abdominoplasty, also called a tummy tuck, is a body contouring procedure that removes excess skin in your abdominal area and can also repair separated muscle tissue. This and other body contouring procedures like liposuction are not weight loss methods, though, so it’s important to come as close as you can to meeting your weight loss goals beforehand. Here’s what to know about your BMI before getting a tummy tuck.
What BMI Should You Be before Your Tummy Tuck?
Generally speaking, a BMI under[...]
The term ‘dog ears’ refers to the skin or tissue protruding from the ends of a closed incision and is a potential side effect of skin-tightening procedures such as a tummy tuck. In surgery, dog ears are unfortunately a common and sometimes unavoidable result following wound closure. Here are some things you can do to help avoid dog ears after tummy tuck surgery.
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After tummy tuck surgery
, also called abdominoplasty, if a portion of skin protrudes from the incision[...]