Wilmington Plastic Surgery News & Events

Cosmetic Procedures: The New Normal When plastic surgery and cosmetic procedures first started to become popular, they were reserved for those of extreme wealth and fame. It was much too expensive for your average American, and still a taboo subject outside of Hollywood. Now it has become commonplace and excepted as normal cosmetic routine, the same as getting your hair and nails done or getting waxed. It has also...

An abdominoplasty, which is better known as a tummy tuck, is a procedure that tightens the stomach and removes excess skin. You may be wondering whether a tummy tuck is the right decision. There are questions that you will need to ask before you get a tummy tuck. Is There Excess Skin? Weight loss, genetics, pregnancy, and aging are some of the things that can cause excess skin to develop around the abdomen. A tummy...

Your eyes are one of the first places to show your age. From fine lines and wrinkles to puffiness and hollows, there is a procedure to turn back the clock and make you look younger. • Dermal Fillers The aging process causes a loss of volume in the tissue under your eyes, creating hollows. Professionals use hyaluronic acid dermal fillers, such as Restylane and Juvéderm, to restore fullness and give...

If you have ever heard the term "Mommy Makeover", chances are that you associate with it with the effects that childbearing can have on a woman's body. The body contouring procedures used in a typical makeover aren't necessarily limited to moms. In fact, virtually any woman can enjoy the benefits these popular surgeries have to offer. For starters, a breast augmentation is the most popular part of a...

While most women dream of achieving fuller and perkier breasts, a small percentage want to achieve the opposite. Breast reduction, medically known as reduction mammoplasty, is an invasive cosmetic procedure that can remove excess fat and tissue from the breast while maintaining symmetry and natural nipple placement. It also entails a breast lift as an added bonus. Learn more about this procedure to decide if it is a...