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Women with especially large breasts who complain of back, neck, and shoulder pain and body disproportion, may consider having breast reduction surgery. One of the most common questions they investigate while researching this procedure is whether breast reduction is permanent. Internationally known Beverly Hills plastic surgeon, Dr. Jay Orringer, provides perspectives to that question in this blog.
Aspects of Breast Reduction Are Permanent for Many Patients
During breast reduction surgery, Dr. Orringer elevates the nipples and remov...Read More
A woman’s body inevitably changes during and following pregnancy. Her abdominal wall loses some firmness and her breasts do not sit as high as they once did. Those who miss their pre-pregnancy bodies often turn to mommy makeover, a plastic surgery plan that addresses the areas most affected by pregnancy. Here, internationally known plastic surgeon, Dr. Jay Orringer, explains a few of the potential advantages that may come with mommy makeover.
Restoring a Woman’s Pre-Pregnancy Body
Pregnancy can seriously change a woman’s body — even for those wo...Read More
The goal of abdominoplasty (better known as tummy tuck) is to improve the appearance of the abdomen, but it makes sense for patients to ask questions about post-surgical scarring before proceeding. Patients should want to know where the scars might be located and how prominent they typically are. Dr. Jay Orringer, a double board-certified plastic surgeon with more than 30 years of experience with tummy tuck procedures, discusses what patients might expect.
Along the Lower Abdomen
To perform abdominoplasty, Dr. Orringer must make a h...Read More
When you seek a cosmetic breast procedure like breast augmentation, breast lift or breast reduction, your primary goal is to improve the appearance of your breasts. Still, you may have concerns about some changes that may accompany the procedure, such as the way your breast tissue and nipples feel. In this blog, renowned p...Read More
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