What can I expect the recovery to be like after a facelift? After surgery, a bandage will be applied to the face and head and drainage tubes may be inserted at the incisions sites if necessary. The drainage tubes are typically removed on the day after surgery. Some discomfort, swelling and bruising can be expected.… Read More »
The facelift is typically performed with general anesthesia or IV sedation. Once the anesthesia has been administered and the incisions made, the underlying muscles and deeper tissues are lifted and repositioned and excess fat and skin are removed. Patients requiring less extensive rejuvenation may be candidates for the limited-incision facelift which can be performed through… Read More »
Dr. Miller is careful to locate the facelift incisions in well-concealed areas to allow for minimal visibility after surgery. This is generally in front of and behind the ears and in the hairline. Shorter incisions may be made for individuals requiring less extensive rejuvenation.
If you are interested in improving aging signs in your face and/or neck, a facelift may be right for you. Patients are often looking to address creases below the eyes, nasolabial folds, sagging in the midface area, loose skin and fat in the chin and jaw, and/or jowls. Candidates for facelift surgery should also be… Read More »
The facelift, technically known as rhytidectomy, is a plastic surgery procedure which can improve aging signs in the mid to lower face and neck, including sagging in the midface area, creases below the eyes, nasolabial folds, jowls, and loose skin and fat below the chin and jaw. For individuals concerned with facial aging, the facelift… Read More »
You can expect some swelling, bruising and discomfort after breast augmentation. Swelling and bruising can take several weeks to resolve, and discomfort may be present for several days and can be alleviated with medication. The breasts may also feel very sensitive to physical contact for a period of time. Bandages are placed on the breasts… Read More »
Dr. Steinbrech performs breast augmentation at the JCAHO accredited office-based surgery facility at Gotham Plastic Surgery. The surgery commonly takes one to two hours to complete and may be performed with either general or local anesthesia. Dr. Steinbrech will make the incision in one of four possible locations: under the armpit, in the crease beneath… Read More »
There are several possible locations for the breast augmentation incisions: under the nipple (periareolar), in the crease beneath the breast (inframammary), under the armpit (axillary), and endoscopically though the navel (TUBA). Breast augmentation is a very individualized procedure and the incision locations will be discussed with Dr. Steinbrech during your consultation.
Virtual Surgery is a unique pre-operative evaluation offered by Dr. Steinbrech using your specific breast measurements in concert with pre-operative photos that are digitally morphed to help you plan what your post-operative result will be. At Gotham Plastic Surgery, we find that patients especially enjoy this portion of the process because it allows them to… Read More »
If you are interested in enhancing or enlarging your breasts, breast augmentation may be right for you. Patients should be healthy, and should be realistic in their goals for improvement. Breast implants can be combined with a breast lift for individuals who are seeking improvement of sagging breasts. Dr. Steinbrech will be happy to meet… Read More »