We’ve all heard how important it is to “strengthen the [...]
“It’s incumbent upon patients to dig a little bit deeper than the pretty veneer of places that are offering you transport to and from in limousines, and all that shellac, but don’t necessarily have the best reputation,” says Dr. Ruth Celestin, a board-certified plastic surgeon in Riverdale, Georgia. She refers her patients to surgery centers that offer overnight stays and private-duty nurses instead of recovery houses, explaining that she has yet to find one of the latter that has “such high repute that my recommendation will never come back as a problem for me.”
Also known as fat grafting, the experts we spoke with say that this is one of the most popular and effective options. While it’s often combined with other procedures—full-body liposuction, Brazilian butt lift—this type of hip augmentation is commonly done as a stand-alone procedure for patients who want to soften the lateral contour of their gluteus muscles, the so-called hip dips, says Dr. Ruth Celestin...
People have more personal time. It’s time to sit with yourself rather than running around socializing, to actually process your inner dialogue, think about what’s making you happy or unhappy, and look in the mirror and reflect on what you’re seeing. It’s time to work out regularly and discover that despite your diligent workouts and strict diet—that you’ve now had time to adhere to—you still have those trouble spots that you always told yourself would go away, once you finally had time to work out and eat right. It’s time to get online and really research that procedure you always wondered about. These patients are showing up, convinced they’ve done their part, and are now super-ready for me to do mine.
Every woman facing a mastectomy should be given the information [...]