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June 22, 2017

Becoming a mother is one of the most rewarding experiences a woman can have in her life. However, there are many common postpartum issues that aren’t commonly talked about. After giving birth and breastfeeding, you may experience changes in your body that you weren’t expecting.

Stretched Stomach Muscles and Loose Abdominal Skin

During pregnancy, your stomach muscles and skin are stretched to their maximum. After delivery, it can take weeks to months for your body to reverse some of the pregnancy related changes, but you might never experience the same tight abs that you enjoyed before pregnancy. A...

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June 15, 2017

When you are dissatisfied with the appearance of your breasts, plastic surgery may be able to improve your appearance and boost your self-confidence. To understand which breast surgery procedure may best help you achieve your desired results, you should fully explore your options with a qualified plastic surgeon.

Reasons for Choosing Breast Lift

Breast lift may be your best choice to improve the appearance of your breasts for several reasons:

Weight loss has caused your breasts to sag Asymmetry between your breasts causes you discomfort or embarrassment Age has cau... Read More
June 08, 2017

June marks the arrival of summer wedding season. You likely already have a few summer nuptials on your list to attend, but you may be dreading all of the snapshots and formal photos that accompany these celebratory occasions.

Dr. Orringer may be able to help you look your best for any occasion with our facial rejuvenation options.

BOTOX® Cosmetic

BOTOX Cosmetic is a popular non-surgical injection that can help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Botox is best suited to treat crow’s feet, forehead wrinkles, and lines b...

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April 14, 2017

Many women wish that their breasts could be larger and smaller.  In addition, some asymmetry with regard to size and shape is common.  When the breasts are very large, quite small or the asymmetry is more pronounced, it can not only be embarrassing but it can also make it difficult to find bras, swimsuits, and clothing that fit your figure properly and in a flattering manner.

If you are bothered by the size or asymmetry of your breasts, Dr. Jay Orringer may be able to help you achieve the more balanced figure that you desire. Depending on your specific needs, you may benefit from a breast lift, a breast reduction, or a breast augmen...

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April 07, 2017

A tummy tuck may help you achieve the abdominal tone and appearance you cannot achieve through diet and exercise alone. Dr. Jay Orringer takes an individualized approach for each tummy tuck patient. During your consultation, you can discuss the options available for your procedure and how each can potentially improve your look.

A mini tummy tuck typically involves a smaller scar and often focuses on muscle tightening, liposuction and removal of limited lower abdominal skin.  If your issues are more concentrated below the navel, a mini tummy tuck may be the best option for yo...

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March 31, 2017

A common question asked by women considering a mommy makeover is when they should have the procedure. The answer is that each woman should choose the timing of her procedure to best fit her unique needs.

There are general considerations that each woman will want to take into account when making the decision about when to undergo a mommy makeover.

Allowing Yourself Time to Recover

Following the birth of your child, your body will need time to recover from the nine months of transformation that you underwent to carry your child. Over the next severa...

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January 11, 2017

A breast reduction can help you achieve smaller, lighter, and better proportioned breasts. The results of breast reduction often leave you feeling more comfortable and confident in their appearance for years to come. If you maintain a healthy lifestyle and a relatively stable weight, you will tend to have a more pleasing long-term result.

However, a few factors can alter your results:

Pregnancy. Pregnancy and breastfeeding change the consistency and shape of a woman’s breast. After having children, your breasts may sag and appear less full. A... Read More
January 07, 2017

Once you have decided to improve upon some of the physical changes associated with pregnancy with a mommy makeover, one of the next questions is the timing of your surgery. While you can choose to undergo the procedure at any time during the year, there are some personal factors to consider to ensure that your recovery is relaxed and you feel as rejuvenated as your body looks.

Time away from work or other commitments. If you are a working mother or involved in volunteer activities during the school year, you will want to choose a time that you can step down from those responsibilities for... Read More
January 04, 2017

Recently, Natrelle® released a new style of their “gummy bear” implant. This round version of their cohesive silicone gel implant is called the Natrelle INSPIRA™ Cohesive Line.  The Inspira implants are designed to create a somewhat rounder, fuller look.  The INSPIRA Cohesive Line uses the same slightly firmer fifth generation silicone gel that gives the shaped gummy bear implants their name and allows them to better maintain their shape after placement. This new implant style combines certain advantages over its shaped predecessors. Advantages include:

In thinner individuals or in women undergoing mas... Read More
November 21, 2016

Shannen Doherty has been extraordinarily courageous and caring in her desire to help others in each step of her battle with breast cancer. Her recent American Cancer Society Giants of Science Courage Award was very well-deserved.

Several years ago, I also had the privilege of caring for Ms. Angelina Jolie. It was her altruism, strength, and ability to so effectively articulate that led to public awareness of the concepts of prophy...

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