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Are you following Bancroft Feldman on Instagram? If you're not, you're missing out on some of our most exciting stories. Many of our patients browse our website to take a look at our work and to get more information about what to expect when you have plastic surgery done here at our location in Sugar Land, Texas. We have so many resources to offer ...
As the holiday season, with its meal planning, gift giving, and merrymaking draws to a close, you're probably ready to "celebrate" some quiet time. There are so many things to do with family and friends between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day, you might not be able to imagine squeezing in anything else. If you're thinking of having plastic surgery,...
December is a month full of holidays - and holiday parties. This means that for many of our patients, it will be an opportunity to show off their improved faces and figures to family or far away friends. On the one hand, it can feel wonderful to celebrate when you know you look great. On the other hand, you might not want to answer a bunch of intru...
Are you thinking of having a tummy tuck procedure done in order to get rid of stretched or sagging skin? You probably want to know what kind of scarring might result from this kind of plastic surgery then. Anyone who is considering having a tummy tuck and/or liposuction will of course wonder what kind of scarring these procedures might result in - ...
  If you are making the decision to have your breasts augmented or lifted, it's important to take your time in choosing a plastic surgeon . It's also wise to write down the questions you have about the procedure or procedures you are considering. During your consultation with Dr. Feldman , you will have the opportunity to ask any of these ques...
"Bigger is better." This is an old slogan that has sticking power and has even filtered into the general public's ideas about breast implants. Are bigger breasts better just because they are bigger? How big is too big? Can you have too much of a good thing? At Bancroft Feldman, it's our professional opinion that, yes, some implants are too big for ...
At Bancroft Feldman patients sometimes ask us if smoking marijuana is allowed before or after surgery. Marijuana is becoming more commonly and openly used as it's legalized around the country. Stigma is reduced, and for some people it's a part of daily life. We're not here to judge what patients indulge in away from our care, but we are focused on ...
As summer turns to fall, the cooler temperatures are refreshing and enjoyable, but this is also the season when you need to focus more on your overall well being. Colder temperatures also bring colds, flus, and other viruses which spread at work and school. Many of our patients have questions about what they should do if they come down with a cold ...
There are many reasons that women give for being dissatisfied with their breasts. Many are unhappy with their breasts' size; others were satisfied with them until they had children or they began to sag over time. Now they want their beautiful breasts back! Some women are unhappy with both the size and the condition of their breasts. There are two p...
We've talked before about measures to take before surgery, including discontinuing smoking and eating a more healthy diet in order to enhance healing. While most people realize that they should avoid drinking alcohol and doing recreational drugs, they don't understand that regular medications, vitamins, and supplements can also cause problems. Here...
In October of 2016, the CDC reported that obesity in American adults is at the highest rate it has ever been. Almost 40% of adults and 19% of youth are obese. This does not count the percentage of the country that is overweight, and there has been a 30% increase in adult obesity from 1999-2000 to 2015-2016. This has an enormous impact on public hea...
Previously on this blog we've talked about when it's possible to exercise post-breast augmentation . Here we will talk about abdominoplasty and why it's important to take the time for healing after your tummy tuck in order to achieve your best result. First, what is abdominoplasty? Abdominoplasty, more commonly known as a tummy tuck, " removes exce...
Previously we've discussed how sleep is vital to healing , but did you know that sleep is also crucial to losing weight and maintaining a healthy weight? You might not think sleep is important, but it affects more than just your energy levels or your ability to concentrate. It's vital for the functioning of all your body's systems. If you are spend...
Summer is upon us. This is the hottest time of the year, and it's also the time when the sun is strongest. This means that it's very easy for people to have too much exposure to the sun's rays and suffer sunburn - which is both painful and damaging. To avoid sunburn, it's very important to use sunscreen regularly and properly. Do you know how much ...
There are many reasons why Botox is such a popular cosmetic procedure . It's quick, it's almost pain free, it's affordable, and it works! You will look younger and more vibrant with Botox. There are, however, three ways for you to sabotage your Botox treatment afterwards. You don't want to make these mistakes because they will mar the effect of the...
Mammograms are a part of life for middle aged women whether they have breast implants or not. Women with breast implants, however, often have questions about how their implants may complicate having a mammogram or even wonder whether those implants compromise their breast - and best - health. Breast Implants Do Not Cause Breast Cancer The good news...
We at Bancroft Feldman are pleased to announce that RealSelf has named our Dr. Evan M. Feldman one of 100 board-certified doctors worldwide to receive the RealSelf 100 award . This is the third consecutive year Dr. Feldman has been awarded this honor. The RealSelf 100 recognizes the highest rated and most active doctors on RealSelf, the world's lar...
Acne is a common problem and a tough one. It's hard to feel confident when your skin is plagued with acne flare ups and breakouts. Not only is acne hard when it's actively occurring, but it often leaves acne scars that cause people to feel permanently self conscious about their appearance. Why does acne leave scars, and what can people do about it?...
We've talked before about taking good care of your skin , and why it's important to maintain a beauty regimen that will keep your skin looking healthy and fine. People with acne scarring often struggle to find options to minimize the redness and pitting of their skin, however, especially when the scarring is deep and rolling . Fortunately, the Food...
Every doctor's office struggles with handling patients who come late for their appointments or do not show up at all, and Bancroft Feldman Plastic Surgery is no different. It's easy to see why this creates difficulty for our doctors and the office staff, but ultimately it's a problem for patients as well. The entire day can be an hour or more behin...