A recent study involving women who had a mastectomy and breast reconstruction surgery found the vast majority of the women noting that it improved their self-image in some form. All of these women underwent a mastectomy as part of their breast cancer treatment, and had immediate breast reconstruction surgery to re-build their breast mounds. Although the choice of whether or not to have breast reconstruction surgery is each woman’s personal decision, many women have chosen to do so for the following reasons.
A recent report from the UK-based cosmetic group Transform noted a 73-percent increase in patient requests for plastic surgery to look like one of the Kardashians. This phenomena, dubbed the “Dash Effect,” (as in Kar-“dash”-ian), is not unique. Stars like Lindsay Lohan, Angelina Jolie, Demi Moore and Justin Beiber, among countless others, have been the inspiration for people’s plastic surgery procedures — often multiple procedures — over the past several years, all with the goal of looking like the patient’s favorite celebrity. With this trend gaining speed, the surgeons at Allure Plastic Surgery outline why it’s not a good idea to use plastic surgery to be a celebrity look-alike.
The prospect of people noticing your facelift is a double-edged sword: on one hand, you want the results to be noticeable enough to make you look visibly younger and more attractive. On the other, you don’t want to swing to either extreme: a facelift too subtle to make a difference, or one that makes you look like you’ve had “work done.” The team at Allure Plastic Surgery of Miami discusses this subject in this blog post.
The last couple of years have shown an increase in minimally invasive cosmetic procedures, including dermal fillers. Dermal fillers are injectable fillers that are injected into the soft tissue of the skin to add volume to the skin, with the effect of smoothing out wrinkles for a younger appearance. At Allure Plastic Surgery of Miami, we offer a variety of injectable fillers. But just why should you consider having one of these treatments?
As we age, our faces and bodies undergo changes as a result of genetics, weight fluctuations, childbearing, stress and simply the passage of time. Because of this, adult women and men of every age group — especially those in their 30s, 40s and 50s — seek out plastic surgery as a way to keep them looking as youthful, fit and attractive as possible. The esteemed surgeons at Allure Plastic Surgery of Miami share which procedures are often the most popular among each age group.
In honor of October being Breast Cancer Awareness month, the team at Allure Plastic Surgery of Miami want to encourage breast health education with a few tips on how to keep your breasts healthy.
More men are seeking plastic surgery to enhance their physical appearance and boost their self-confidence, according to recent numbers from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). It’s a rising trend we here at Allure Plastic Surgery have seen in our own Miami office. In this post, we take a look at the most common plastic surgery requests from our male patients.
Choosing a plastic surgeon for your procedure is as important as the surgery itself. Before making this important decision, consider the following criteria brought to you by the trusted team at Allure Plastic Surgery of Miami.
Makeup is meant to enhance your features and make you look like the best version of yourself. Unfortunately, using the wrong makeup techniques and products can make you look older than you actually are.
Some degree of breast sagging (ptosis) is to be expected over time. Blame the connective tissue of the breasts, which is responsible for perky and youthful-looking breasts. Breast tissue is made up of collagen and elastin, both of which deteriorate with age. Also, glandular breast tissue is slowly replaced with fat, which is more likely to droop, during the menopausal years. Both of these truths are unavoidable.