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Previously we’ve discussed avoiding certain behaviors like  smoking  and  tanning  if you want to avoid premature aging. The skin is the body’s largest organ, and it is continuously exposed to light, heat, water, wind, and pollution, all of which will cause damage. The older you get, the less your skin is able to regenerate and
Previously we’ve talked about  the importance of following post-surgical instructions  and  what you can do to help your body heal after surgery . In this blog piece we will discuss why getting your rest is so vital to healing faster and better. People tend to discount sleep as being unimportant, especially when there are more entert
Bancroft Feldman has good news for your overall health and wellness: We are now offering vitamin B12 injections in the office. Our RN, provides them to our patients. If you think you might be Vitamin B12 deficient, please ask about this service the next time you are in the office. What is vitamin B12? Vitamin B12, or cobalamin, is  a water-sol
During your Bancroft Feldman consultation, Drs. Bancroft and Feldman will discuss with you what exactly is involved in a breast augmentation , a tummy tuck, or liposuction . They will talk about what to expect in terms of the surgery itself and the results so that you can make an informed and careful decision about exactly what you want for your bo...
People get tummy tucks for a number of reasons , but mostly because they don't like the way their stomachs look as they age and life experiences happen. The skin is loose and flabby from pregnancy or other weight gain and loss, and they want it to look tighter, younger, and more fit again. However, men and women often have questions about what the ...
Summer is a time when important things happen - things like weddings, graduations, class reunions, and family reunions. Most people want to look good on a regular day, but when it comes to a big event like a wedding or a class reunion, it's even more important to make a good impression. With Botox, it's possible to roll back the clock to achieve a ...
Many of Bancroft Feldman's patients ask if there's anything they can do to speed up their healing process. There are no magic answers or " rapid recovery " techniques, no matter what you hear elsewhere. Any good surgeon will want to lessen his patients' pain and ensure a healthy healing process, but there aren't any shortcuts: the body takes its ti...
May and June are months for new beginnings. Brides walk down the aisle every year in June, the most popular month for weddings. Students finish school and graduate from high school and college. People start new jobs or interview for new opportunities. All of this planning and striving towards future goals of personal and financial success requires ...
Botox has exploded in popularity over the past decade and a half. The FDA approved Botox for cosmetic use in 2002, and it took off nearly overnight with exponential growth over time. Most recently Millennials have taken interest in this cosmetic treatment . It's estimated that in 2018 Botox will have a $4.7 billion global market , with half of that...
This last January, Allergan announced a new breast implant option in their NATRELLE® line of breast implants: the Inspira Soft Touch implant: "Now, the INSPIRA® line of breast implants helps physicians to better meet diverse, patient-specific needs based on available breast tissue and desired outcomes." This line of implants was very popular with d...
Are you familiar with RealSelf, the largest and most used cosmetic health website dedicated to connecting doctors with people seeking answers about the cosmetic treatments they are considering? If so you are among a group of more than 82 million people who did the same in 2016. Every year RealSelf honors "the top rated and most engaged board-certif...
Breasts come in all shapes and sizes. That's something that women can easily forget because of the focus the media and magazines have on highlighting beautiful women with one or two types of "ideal" breasts. If you are thinking about getting breast augmentation, you need to realize that the structure and size of the breasts that you have now will a...
Breasts come in all different shapes and sizes in nature. Women with small breasts, large breasts, and any size in between fall on the spectrum of normal development. However, a number of breast deformities do exist. One of these is Tuberous Breast Deformity (TBD), more commonly referred to as tuberous breasts. This is a congenital condition that w
Women and men who seek out plastic surgery to improve their appearance need to know a number of things. They’re concerned about the types of outcomes they can expect, how safe certain procedures and plastic surgery facilities are, and they want to know the cost of various types of plastic surgeries. Unfortunately, pricing plastic surgery isn’t like
Have you ever admired someone’s dimples or thought about what you would look like with them? Dimples are showing up as a trend in plastic surgery circles , but not every trend is one that Bancroft Feldman recommends our patients explore. We don’t do dimple surgery, and we’ll discuss the reasons here. Dimples, or indentations in the skin, are somewh
Many women make the choice to get breast implants - almost 300,000 of them every year. Most women at some point in their lives will also make the choice to have children. Does having breast implants affect the ability of these women to breastfeed their children? Women want to know if they can still breastfeed if they have their breasts surgically a
One of the post-surgical expectations Drs. Bancroft and Feldman counsel their patients about is swelling - how to cope with it, how long it will last, and how not to prolong it or make it worse. Have you ever wondered why people experience swelling after an injury or a surgery? Learning what swelling is and why it’s part and parcel of the healing p
Yes, absolutely. Dr. Feldman advises his patients to massage their breasts as an important part of their post-surgical care . Why? For a number of reasons, but primarily because regular massage will reduce the risk of capsular contracture . Capsular contracture is the result of the body’s immune system reacting to foreign objects placed within it a
Many of our patients wonder if there are any diets or any special foods that they might eat in order to ensure the best healing after surgery. Good nutrition is always something that is worth exploring, but when talking about preparing for surgery, it become a two-sided issue: what to eat and what not to. This is because some foods or supplements a
Many of our patients ask what they can do to make sure their plastic surgery goes as smoothly as possible and gives the best result. One of the things we tell them is to cut out alcohol before and after their procedure. Why? It’s because alcohol will impede your healing, and that means both more swelling and discomfort. Let’s talk about specifics.