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Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

Published on Jun 13, 2014 by Tito Vasquez

In many states, laws governing the scope of procedures a doctor can perform with a valid medical license are strangely non-specific. This basically allows any physician with a valid medical license to perform numerous procedures while referring to themselves as “plastic surgeons.” The term certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery, on the other


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No Drain Tummy Tuck Benefits

Published on May 23, 2014 by Tito Vasquez

A “no-drain” tummy tuck decreases seroma by physically affixing the skin and soft tissue to the outer layer of the abdominal muscles, called fascia, with multiple sutures. These sutures, also referred to as quilting sutures, effectively obliterate these wide open spaces where fluid collects and provide the ability to do away with drains all together.


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What Causes Nasal Valve Collapse?

Published on Feb 12, 2014 by Tito Vasquez

The nose is a delicate and complex part of the body. Nasal trauma and complications from a prior rhinoplasty can cause a nasal valve collapse. This nasal airway obstruction can affect both quality of life and the look of the nose; to solve it, corrective rhinoplasty surgery is available. Because the nasal valve is a


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Platysmaplasty & Neck Lifts

Published on Jul 02, 2013 by Tito Vasquez

For patients looking to reduce the banded, turkey-wattle-like look of their neck, a specific type of neck lift procedure may be necessary: a platysmaplasty. The platysma is a type of large muscle that covers the area from the chest to the lower jaw. There are two of these in the human body, one on each


Breast Reduction Darien CT

Published on Dec 21, 2012 by Tito Vasquez

Women who wish to reduce the size of their breasts often suffer from physical and emotional strain due to their larger breasts which is often misunderstood by people who do not themselves have larger breasts. Having large breasts which are out of proportion to the rest of their body can cause many issues, from chronic


Who Should Get Botox?

Published on Dec 20, 2012 by Tito Vasquez

These days facial rejuvenation options are more numerous than ever. In years past men and women hoping to restore youth to their faces had but one option, the invasive surgical procedure Face Lift. Face Lifts are still the best option for people in more advanced stages of aging, but for people with minimal signs of


Best Breast Enhancement Options

Published on Dec 13, 2012 by Tito Vasquez

Women with smaller breasts sometimes suffer from not feeling as womanly as they would like. Trying on clothes can be an almost painful experience, wishing they could fill out their clothes in a more flattering way. This predicament can get even worse after having children and nursing, which can leave already smaller breasts feeling deflated


Rhinoplasty Benefits

Published on Dec 07, 2012 by Tito Vasquez

People choose to have Rhinoplasty, or Nose Surgery, for both aesthetic and corrective reasons. Deviated Septums are among the most common reason people choose to have Rhinoplasty. Having a Deviated Septum can make it very difficult to breath properly. Another reason people choose Rhinoplasty is for it’s aesthetic benefits. Some people feel their noses are


Tummy Tuck Options

Published on Nov 29, 2012 by Tito Vasquez

Men and women who have sagging skin in their midsection due to weight loss or pregnancy, a distended abdomen that protrudes out of proportion with the rest of their figure, muscles in the abdomen which have loosened, or excess fat deposits in a concentrated area that is the abdomen, may be good candidates for a


Otoplasty For Children

Published on Nov 23, 2012 by Tito Vasquez

Being born with ears that stick out or are abnormally large can be extremely difficult for children on into adolescence and even adulthood. Fairfield Cosmetic Ear Surgery, or Otoplasty, is a procedure to set the ears back closer to the sides of the head. The cartilage may also be re-shaped or some bits of it


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