Differences Between a Breast Lift and Breast Augmentation

For many women, breast size and shape can be a cause for self-consciousness. This is especially true as you age. Over time, your breasts may begin to sag or the size of your breasts may be smaller than they used to be. You deserve to feel fully confident in your body and a breast lift … Continue reading “Differences Between a Breast Lift and Breast Augmentation”

How Eyelid Surgery Can Improve Your Appearance

Eyes are the windows to the soul. How your eyes look can have a great impact on how others perceive you. As you age, you may notice sagging skin or excess fat on your upper and lower eyelids. In some cases, droopy eyelids can enter your field of vision and cause sight impairment. Cosmetic blepharoplasty, … Continue reading “How Eyelid Surgery Can Improve Your Appearance”

Your Guide to Gummy Bear Implants

Highly cohesive silicone gel breast implants, otherwise known as gummy bear implants, are relatively new to the United States. However, other parts of the world have used them for over a decade. In this type of silicone breast implant, the particles are more cross-linked, which gives the implant the consistency and texture of a gummy … Continue reading “Your Guide to Gummy Bear Implants”

What to Expect From a Mastectomy and Reconstruction

Being diagnosed with breast cancer is a traumatic occurrence that is more common than many people think. 1 in 8 women in the United States will have this condition at some point in their life. Mastectomy, the removal of breast tissue, is one of the most effective ways to treat breast cancer. This procedure removes … Continue reading “What to Expect From a Mastectomy and Reconstruction”

Breast Cancer Signs to Watch Out For

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Here at Hess and Sandeen, we take breast health very seriously. 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. Knowing what to look for can help you detect the disease early. This will give you the best chance at successful treatment. Most of the … Continue reading “Breast Cancer Signs to Watch Out For”

Procedures in a 
Mommy Makeover

Having a child is a life-changing experience in more ways than one. Even if you love motherhood, you may not love the ways pregnancy and breastfeeding changed your body. A woman must undergo immense physical changes to carry a child, but cosmetic surgery can help revitalize your body. A mommy makeover is a combination of … Continue reading “Procedures in a 
Mommy Makeover”

How Does a Tummy Tuck Work?

Many men and women are not fully confident with their body. This may be especially true if you have loose skin around your midsection. After extensive weight loss or after pregnancy, it’s common to have a “pooch” of excess skin around your stomach. Oftentimes, this area will not respond to diet and exercise, so you … Continue reading “How Does a Tummy Tuck Work?”

Types of Breast Augmentation Techniques

Breast augmentation surgery increases the size of your breasts by using breast implants placed either behind the breast tissue or behind the chest muscle. Many women feel that this plastic surgery procedure increases their confidence and helps them feel more comfortable with their bodies. It can also be helpful if significant weight loss caused a … Continue reading “Types of Breast Augmentation Techniques”

What to Expect from a Facelift

Cosmetic surgery procedures can help you look younger and feel more confident in your appearance. For this reason, many men and women opt for a facial rejuvenation procedure such as a facelift. As with any type of surgical procedure, it’s important that you do your research and understand what plastic surgery involves and what sort … Continue reading “What to Expect from a Facelift”

Get to Know Breast Implant Shapes and Types

Naturally, patients have a ton of questions when it comes to getting a breast augmentation or mammoplasty. This includes questions about how breast implant size and shape can impact the procedure. Since a “boob job” is literally placing an implant or fat transfer inside the breast to increase the size, one of the most common … Continue reading “Get to Know Breast Implant Shapes and Types”