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If you are dissatisfied with some of the changes in your body following pregnancy, then you may be interested in a mommy makeover, a surgical plan that often includes popular procedures like breast lift, breast augmentation, liposuction and tummy tuck. An internationally known Beverly Hills plastic surgeon, Dr. Jay Orringer, explains why having a skilled, qualified surgeon is an essential part of the mommy makeover experience.
The Surgeon Must Be Skilled at Blending a Variety of Aesthetic Procedures
Mommy makeover is a combination of surgical procedures designed to improve changes to the female body that occur due...Read More
Tummy tuck is a popular procedure for patients who wish to flatten and tighten their abdomen. While most of the attention is put on what happens to excess skin and fat, it is also fair to wonder about the way the procedure may affect the belly button. To educate curious patients, Dr. Orringer explains what patients might expect regarding their navel during and after abdominoplasty.
What Happens to the Belly Button?
In addition to the main incision made above the pubic bone, but typically below the underwear or bathing suit line, Dr. Orringer makes a second incision around the belly button. This navel incision is...Read More
Dr. Jay Orringer’s popularity for breast augmentation in Beverly Hills is due not only to the aesthetic, individualized results he strives to achieve for his patients, but also the attention he devotes to post-surgical care. To help his patients in their recovery phase after breast augmentation, he offers the following information about activity after receiving breast implants:
Immediately after Surgery
While some patients assume they should restrict themselves to bed for the first few days after their surgery, Dr. Orringer encourages his patients to start taking short walks on the evening of surgery. Continuing th...Read More
Liposuction has been the standard fat removal surgery since the 1980s. A myriad of less invasive body contouring procedures have come on the market in recent years. For some, these may provide pleasing improvement in contour. However, multiple procedures may be required to achieve a more optimal result.
Internationally-known Beverly Hills plastic surgeon, Dr. Jay Orringer, shares some of the potential advantages of liposuction.
Liposuction May Allow for Larger Volume Fat Removal in One Procedure
With liposuction, Dr. Orringer can treat larger deposits of fat, while controlling how much fat is removed. Alth...Read More
There are a few times in a young woman’s life when she is more likely to seek a cosmetic breast procedure, including after losing a significant amount of weight and after pregnancy. Among older women, peri-menopausal related changes may influence the decision to have cosmetic surgery of the breasts. Hormonal fluctuations can change the breasts, impacting some women more than others. Dr. Jay Orringer, an internationally-known Beverly Hills plastic surgeon, shares some of the changes women may notice once menopause occurs and their possible treatment.
Changes That Occur Around Menopause
The Breasts Become Softer...Read More
After undergoing a breast procedure such as breast augmentation, breast reduction, breast lift, or breast reconstruction, early ambulation and increasing activity is usually encouraged. However, when you are resting, how you position yourself may allow for better healing, and internationally-known plastic surgeon, Dr. Jay Orringer, offers some valuable advice regarding this.
Sleep on Your Back
Particularly in the first few weeks after surgery, sleeping on your back, while usually wearing a surgical bra, allows the breasts to heal in a more comfortable and desirable position. Sleeping on your stomach or side may pu...Read More
Tummy tuck surgery is one of the most effective procedures available to achieve a flatter, more toned appearing abdomen. Internationally known Beverly Hills plastic surgeon, Dr. Jay Orringer, shares this relevant tummy tuck information of which prospective patients should be aware:
Eliminating Loose Skin Should Be a Key Focus
Excess abdominal skin frequently occurs following pregnancy and weight fluctuation. While Dr. Orringer routinely includes liposuction as part of a tummy tuck, removal of excess skin is at least as important for an optimal result.
Separation of the muscles also...Read More
The best way to take off weight and firm up your body is the old-fashioned approach: diet and exercise. However, even people who adopt healthy lifestyles can find it difficult to eliminate lingering pockets of fat in certain areas. While liposuction is not a weight reduction program, it can often be effective in improving stubborn localized areas of fat excess. In these cases, internationally known, double-board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Jay Orringer, can provide liposuction to improve the contour of these problem areas and help better reflect the body for which you have worked so hard. Here, Dr. Orringer lists some of the are...Read More
As an internationally known, double-board certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Jay S. Orringer regularly meets with patients who want to improve the appearance of their breasts, but are uncertain whether breast augmentation or breast lift will make the most pleasing changes to their breasts. For some of these patients, Dr. Orringer may suggest combining both procedures to attain larger, “perkier” breasts. In this blog, he explains why some women choose to have breast augmentation and breast lift simultaneously.
Understanding the Procedures
First, it is critical to understand exactly what each procedure does on its own. The prima...Read More
The reasons women choose breast augmentation are varied. Renowned Beverly Hills double-board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Jay Orringer, of The Renaissance Medical Center for Aesthetic Surgery, Inc., discusses why women may seek breast augmentation. Here are some of the most common considerations:
1. A Desired Change in Body Proportion
For some women, an increase in their breast size creates body proportion that is more in keeping with their aesthetic preference. This positive change can be quite pleasing for them and their confidence.
2. Restore a Youthful Appearance
Following pregnancy and nursing, the bre...Read More