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Plastic Surgeons serving Denver, Littleton, and Surrounding Areas in Colorado

 
February 12, 2015

Weight loss is an excellent option for people who want to look better and possess more self-confidence in their appearance. Denver is a very fit city, and our residents have a commitment to healthy living.

Unfortunately, there are some extreme cases in which weight loss, while still an excellent lifestyle decision, produces unwanted aesthetic consequences. In these circumstances, plastic surgery after weight loss can address the issues.

Dramatic weight loss, especially in a relatively compressed time frame, can result in some dramatic...

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February 05, 2015

“Panniculus” is a word many Denver-area patients are unfamiliar with. However, the condition it describes- a large, apron-like overhang of fat and skin in the abdominal region- is one that you might be all-too-familiar with if you’ve lost a great deal of weight.

The good news is that you don’t have to just deal with this unsightly, inconvenient panniculus. Grossman Plastic Surgery’s board-certified plastic surgeons can perform a panniculectomy, removing the panniculus entirely.

This hanging tummy flap is...

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January 26, 2015

Modern plastic surgery is exceptionally safe. At Grossman Plastic Surgery, our doctors have decades of experience, meaning they have honed their skills and surgical techniques to a fine edge. You can trust in our board-certified Denver plastic surgeons.

However, plastic surgery is still a serious endeavor, and ensuring that you are a candidate for surgery is one of our most important duties. Whatever the specific procedure you are considering, it’s vital that we ensure it’s right for you.

We will do this by:

  • Thoroughly evaluating your goals and the structure of...
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January 19, 2015

For many teenagers, large, prominent ears are sources of embarrassment. Children can be shockingly effective at finding an insecurity and zeroing in on it. If you’re a Denver-area resident with a child dealing with embarrassingly large ears, plastic surgery might be a solution in the form of otoplasty.

Otoplasty, which re-shapes and reduces prominent ears, is not exclusively for children. Many adults undergo the procedure as well. However, patients are commonly between the ages of 4 and 14 when they undergo the procedure.

We understand...

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January 12, 2015

When considering plastic surgery in Denver, you should keep a number a factors in mind during your research. Those factors include experience, board certification and your comfort level with the practice. Your primary consideration should not be the listed costs of the practice’s plastic surgery procedures.

At Grossman Plastic Surgery, we understand that money is always a consideration for our patients. And we know that the listed price for a procedure can be something of a shock. That’s why we offer financing options and work with you to find the solution...

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January 05, 2015

Every patient is unique, and so is every liposuction procedure. As such, it’s impossible to say for sure how long your recovery from your liposuction procedure will be. However, you should know that most Denver-area residents are able to return to work within a week of undergoing the procedure.

Recovery time is among the most common liposuction questions we hear from our patients. And we understand you want to return to your full range of activities as soon as possible. However, it’s important you...

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December 25, 2014

Denver-area residents of all sorts are obviously interested in facial restoration. Looking young and vital is important for your sense of self-esteem. And that’s not always easy in Colorado- our state is beautiful, but high altitudes, dry air, cold weather and 300 days of sunshine a year can do a number on your skin.

Still, there are certainly plenty of steps you can take to protect your face and keep it looking refreshed for as long as possible. Prevention is always the best medicine:

  • Be quite liberal with sunscreen. As...
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December 18, 2014

There are a number of procedures Denver-area patients can use to achieve dramatic facial rejuvenation. One of the best options is Juvederm, an injectable dermal filler offered at Grossman Plastic Surgery.

In the field of facial injectables, BOTOX® is certainly the most well-known. As such, comparisons between Juvederm and BOTOX® are inevitable. And both are extremely effective at smoothing out skin and eliminating the signs of age...

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December 11, 2014

If you’re considering BOTOX® as part of an effort to achieve significant facial rejuvenation, you might be curious about how exactly the procedure works. There are, after all, a lot of popular misconceptions about the procedure.

Wrinkles are caused by contractions in the muscles under your face. This is a long-term process- wrinkles are the results of billions of tiny contractions compounded over decades of life. Whether you’re smiling or squinting, the facial contractions required for those actions can eventually lead to wrinkles.

Those...

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December 04, 2014

Facial therapies can help you achieve the facial rejuvenation you’ve long dreamed of. But we understand that many Denver-area patients are reluctant to consider laser skin therapy out of a fear of lasers. In popular conversation, lasers are more often seen as science fiction weapons than medical instruments.

However, the laser skin therapy we offer at Grossman Plastic Surgery is exceptionally safe. When operated by a trained, experienced medical professional, the...

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