I often get asked the question about the consistency of the silicone inside implants. Consumer marketing verbiage such as “gummy bear” can be descriptive, yet confusing and not very specific to those patients who are seeking the best choice.
Over the last year, there has been significant concern by both patients and the media regarding the development of breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma. It’s created some anxiety and concern with patients who are considering breast implants for augmentation or reconstructive purposes.
Aging is a fact of life and it certainly beats the alternative. You will notice changes in your body, and certainly changes in the face.
Blepharoplasty, or eyelid surgery, is a surgical procedure to improve the appearance of the eyelids. Blepharoplasty can be performed on the upper lids, lower lids or both. It can be performed as a stand-alone procedure, or in combination with other facial cosmetic procedures.
During the pre-op visit Dr. Bermudez reviewed the rhinoplasty procedure and answered a few remaining questions. His nurse gave me tips on how to prepare things for recovery at home. I was given pre and post-operative prescriptions. Lab work was performed to make sure everything was fine. With my pre-op visit complete and I my surgery just around the corner, I was starting to get nervous.