The desire for a more natural life continues to grow. From the food we eat to the clothes we buy, more and more people are taking a more natural approach to their lives. It’s no surprise that this same desire also touches cosmetic surgery. Every year millions of women consider breast augmentation surgery to enhance the size and shape of their breasts. However, a breast implant isn’t always right for everyone. Colorado Plastic Surgery Center offers a natural breast augmentation option using the body’s own fat cells to enhance the … Read More
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Choosing a sunscreen product these days may seem like a daunting task; SPF, waterproof, chemicals, organic, spays, wipes, oils. The list goes on and on. So how do you choose the right sun protection product? When selecting a sunscreen you want a product that will effectively protect you from the sun’s harmful UV rays in the most avenues possible.
At Colorado Plastic Surgery Center, we firmly believe that everyone needs to protect his or her skin from Colorado’s intense UV rays. Everyone, regardless of skin pigmentation, should be applying … Read More
There are numerous reasons why you might consider breast implant revision surgery. The three most common reasons women seek a secondary breast surgery are:
- A desire to change their breast implant size
- Improving the feel or appearance of their breasts
- Complication with their breast implants
In any of these situation there are opportunities to revise the look of your breasts to create the attractive appearance you desire. Take a look at the below patients, each of which came to Colorado Plastic Surgery Center for a secondary breast surgery.
Patient … Read More
Any surgical procedure, whether cosmetic or not, is viewed as a trauma by your body. As such, you should expect to experience some swelling following your cosmetic surgery as part of the body’s natural reaction to the tummy tuck surgery as it begins the healing process. To minimize this swelling following your abdominoplasty, I recommend a two-step approach for patients comprised of a compression garment and a series of peri-operative touch therapy.
Compression Garment From Minute One
Directly after your tummy tuck surgery, our surgery center nurses assist you … Read More
Many patients seek out reviews on a plastic surgeon with determining whether to schedule a consultation with that surgeon. These online reviews are a fact of life in our world now days, and they can be very beneficial in learning more about a surgeon and determining if that surgeon is the right one for you. The task of analyzing reviews and rating between the numerous different review sites can become exhausting. There are cosmetic procedure based sites, such as Real Self, medical based websites, such as RateMDs, search … Read More
In my last blog I discussed the differences in consistency between the form stable (aka Gummy Bear Implants) and the cohesive silicone gel breast implants. In this blog, I will discuss the differences in shape between the two types of silicone breast implants. Breast implants are available in two shapes: round and anatomical.
The Silimed form stable silicone breast implants that recently gained FDA approval are only available in the anatomical, or teardrop, shape. Some plastic surgeons feel that anatomical implants have a more natural shape than round breast … Read More
Over the last several weeks the plastic surgery world has been buzzing over the FDA approval of Sientra’s portfolio of breast implants. While a new implant manufacturer is news, the big news is really that the Silimed form stable implants are part of the approval.
Sientra’s Silimed breast implant is the first form stable silicone breast implant to obtain FDA approval in the US, also known as the “gummy bear” implant that is available in Europe. There has been considerable hype surrounding the form stable implants over the years touting … Read More
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Dr. NickDr. Nick is a board certified plastic surgeon and the medical director for Colorado Plastic Surgery Center, a premier cosmetic surgery and medical skin care practice in Denver, Colorado. Talking Plastic Surgery provides an insider perspective on plastic surgery procedures and the latest industry news from one of Denver's top plastic surgeons and his experienced staff.
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