Denver Plastic Surgery Blog

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

June 14, 2013

A thigh lift can give you well proportioned thighs that fit with your natural figure. Denver plastic surgeons Dr. John A. Grossman and Dr. Philippe A. Capraro work with each patient to customize your thigh lift so that your results provide the attractive contours you are looking for.

Good candidates for thigh lifts have sagging skin on their thighs, usually from an extreme weight loss. You should be close to your ideal weight when you elect to have a thigh lift. We can use liposuction to sculpt...

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June 12, 2013

In Denver you can choose Smartlipo™ at the offices of Grossman Plastic Surgery to trim those problems areas of fat that don’t react well to diet and exercise. Smartlipo is a laser-assisted liposuction technique that is less invasive than traditional liposuction.

Providing the same long-lasting results as traditional liposuction, Smartlipo is appropriate for treatment of almost any body area, including:

  • Face
  • Neck
  • Arms
  • Abdomen
  • Buttocks
  • Legs

This minimally invasive procedure is performed under local anesthesia. Dr. John A....

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May 31, 2013

In most cases, women are not prevented from breastfeeding because of breast augmentation. Although breast augmentation slightly increases your risk of being unable to breastfeed, the majority of women do not have a problem.

With breast augmentation, the two main concerns are reduced nipple sensitivity, which can interfere with breastfeeding, and damaging the milk ducts. Rarely does breast augmentation damage the nerves, ducts and other areas of your breast to the point of preventing breastfeeding, but it’s still a risk you should be...

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May 24, 2013

In years past, surgeons recommended replacing breast implants after about 10 years, but this timeline is no longer all that relevant. There is not a set expiration date for breast implants, but they are not lifetime devices. If you’ve had breast augmentation, you should expect to replace them at some point.

There are several reasons why you may decide to replace your breast implants, including:

  • Breast implant complication
  • To change...
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May 17, 2013

If you are considering eyelid surgery in Denver, our experienced plastic surgeons can help you determine whether the surgery can produce the results you want to see.

Eyelid surgery effectively improves the appearance of:

  • Puffy, tired eyes
  • Drooping upper or lower eyelids
  • Bags under the eyes
  • Sagging skin obscuring the eyes

If you are dissatisfied with your facial appearance because of one or more of the issues above, eyelid surgery may be the right way to refresh your eyes and regain...

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May 10, 2013

Juvederm and BOTOX reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, but they work differently and for different kinds of wrinkles.

Juvederm is a dermal filler. Some wrinkles are formed because of gravity. These wrinkles are like a valley formed by folds in your skin. By filling in the valley, the wrinkle is removed. Dermal fillers like Juvederm replace lost volume leading to wrinkles.

Juvederm is effective for treating:

  • Nasolabial folds
  • Marionette lines
  • Folds around the cheeks...
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April 21, 2013

Preventing sun damage is one of the most important skin care measures you can adopt. Our facial rejuvenation services can help you reverse some of the damage from the sun, but it’s also important to prevent it in the first place. Especially at Denver’s elevation of a mile high, but also at any elevation, the damaging effects of the sun can lead to:

  • Skin cancer
  • Wrinkles
  • Age spots

Once wrinkles, spots and aged skin have formed because of sun damage, our...

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April 19, 2013

At Grossman Plastic Surgery, we can provide skin care treatments to rejuvenate your skin. Here are some skin care and facial rejuvenation products that treat the effects of the dry winter and the windy, sunny spring:

Sunscreen: You may start spending more time outdoors as the weather improves. Wear sunscreen on your face, neck, along your hairline and around your ears to prevent sun spots, wrinkles and possibly cancer caused by UV rays. Wear it on snowy, cold days too.

Exfoliators: To slough off the scaly, rough skin left behind by the long, dry winter, use a gentle exfoliation product...

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April 18, 2013

If you have loose, sagging skin around your thighs, you can expect a thigh lift to restore shapely, firmer thighs. The only way to know what a thigh lift or other another surgery after weight loss can accomplish for your body is to have a discussion about your goals with one of our board-certified plastic surgeons.

A thigh lift is often performed as part of a more comprehensive lower body lift, which tightens sagging skin and fat in the thighs, buttocks and...

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April 15, 2013

Smart Lipo is one type of laser-assisted liposuction. In general, laser and ultrasound-assisted liposuction techniques are less traumatic ways to perform liposuction. These types of liposuction prepare fat cells for a gentler removal, so the fat does not have to be aggressively removed from the treatment area.

Some of the benefits of Smart Lipo, VASER and other innovative liposuction methods include:

  • Less bruising
  • Less swelling
  • Faster recovery

Like other...

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