Denver Plastic Surgery Blog

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

June 30, 2014

Full, sexy, eye-catching lips are an important element of attractiveness for many of our Denver-area patients. If you’re dissatisfied with the appearance of your lips, plastic surgery might offer a solution. Lip implants are available, and non-surgical treatments can also do great work.

At Grossman Plastic Surgery, we use PermaLip™ implants. These are made of a soft, solid silicone gel that won’t harden over time. When placed in your lips, these implants will provide a fuller appearance that is also thoroughly natural.

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June 27, 2014

Your choice of Denver plastic surgeon matters greatly when considering a plastic surgery procedure. As such, it’s important you learn as much as possible about your possible plastic surgeons.

Here’s what you should know about Dr. John Grossman and Dr. Philippe Capraro, the two doctors at the head of Grossman Plastic Surgery:

  • These two plastic surgeons together possess more than 60 years of surgical experience. This means they understand the operating room and how to handle anything that might happen.
  • Both of our Denver plastic surgeons are board-certified in...
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June 23, 2014

A mommy makeover is an extensive process involving a number of different plastic surgery procedures. As such, Denver-area women might be a little reluctant. The prospect of numerous procedures can be daunting. However, you should consider a mommy makeover if pregnancy, child birth and nursing have left you with numerous aesthetic concerns you wish to address.

Pregnancy, as rewarding as it is, can cause a number of unwanted changes to your body. These changes can affect your:

  • Stomach
  • Breasts
  • Buttocks
  • Thighs...
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June 19, 2014

At Grossman Plastic Surgery, we understand that every woman is unique. As such, it’s impossible to say exactly when it is appropriate for you to undergo a breast augmentation. However, there are some guidelines to keep in mind if you’re considering an augmentation in Denver.

First, women should wait until their bodies are physically mature before undergoing a breast augmentation. Everyone matures at different rates and at different ages. It’s important to exercise patience when considering a breast augmentation.

Second, there are age minimums involved when...

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May 30, 2014

The vast majority of women who undergo a breast augmentation will have no problems breastfeeding. Some women experience problems nursing with or without implants. However, the Denver plastic surgeons at Grossman Plastic Surgery find that this is usually not a concern.

Now, it still might be appropriate to delay a breast augmentation until after pregnancy is children are in your plans. Pregnancy and nursing can have significant negative effects on the appearance of your breasts, and you might lose some of the results you saw from your augmentation after pregnancy....

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May 23, 2014

At Grossman Plastic Surgery, our philosophy of plastic surgery holds that we will be with you throughout your plastic surgery experience. That means if you undergo breast surgery with us, our Denver plastic surgeons and our skilled staff will provide crucial support as you recover from the breast enhancement procedure.

Recovery from breast surgery can be a lengthy process, even when it everything goes according to plan. There are ups and downs during every recovery, and the process can be emotionally and psychologically taxing.

Fortunately, you’re not alone when you choose...

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May 16, 2014

Gynecomastia is a condition in which men develop excess breast tissue. This creates the appearance of male breasts. While this condition often develops during puberty and can fade over time or through diet and exercise, it can also persist for years. In that case, plastic surgery is an option for Denver-area men.

A firm chest is important to the perception of masculinity for many men. Conversely, the appearance of male breasts can be embarrassing and unsightly. Fortunately, Grossman Plastic Surgery can provide a solution for men who have tried diet and exercise without seeing the desired results.

Gynecomastia surgery usually...

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May 09, 2014

A doctor with “privileges” at a hospital has the ability to admit patients to the hospital, order procedures and use the hospital’s facilities. At Grossman Plastic Surgery, our Denver plastic surgeons have privileges at Rose Medical Center and Sky Ridge Medical Center.

Why does this matter for you? Because hospital privileges are not easily given, and many doctors who perform cosmetic surgeries without specialized training and board certification lack these privileges. It’s something to look for when choosing a plastic surgeon in the Denver area.

Grossman Plastic Surgery only...

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April 30, 2014

These days, those researching plastic surgery procedures have access to more information than ever before. This is a tremendous boon to patients. However, it’s important to remember that just because you see a procedure advertised in a magazine or on television doesn’t mean it’s right for you.

At Grossman Plastic Surgery, our Denver plastic surgeons decide on the procedures they’ll offer based on the safety and effectiveness of the procedure in question. Different plastic surgeons will sometimes come to different conclusions, which means one office will sometime offer a procedure...

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April 28, 2014

Our Denver-area patients are often concerned about stubborn fat deposits around the chin and neck area. This facial fat can make your face look chubby and draw unwanted attention. Fortunately, facial liposuction is, indeed, a viable option for many patients.

Facial liposuction is quite similar to the traditional liposuction procedure, it’s just smaller in scale. We use a series of very small tubes to remove carefully targeted fat...

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