Denver Plastic Surgery Blog

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

January 25, 2013

When you are looking into breast augmentation, cost is always a consideration. You should compare a few plastic surgeons to make sure you are getting the most benefit for your money. But the cost of breast augmentation must be weighed against other factors.

The biggest one you should consider is the experience your surgeon has with breast augmentation procedures. You may find some seemingly cheap deals online, but the other costs of using a subpar breast augmentation surgeon are much higher than any discount you could receive.

Breast augmentation is...

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January 23, 2013

Breast lift surgery can restore your sagging breasts to a more youthful and firmer appearance. The breast lift incision that Dr. John A. Grossman or Dr. Philippe A. Capraro will use for your breast lift will depend on your body characteristics and the results you are trying to achieve.

The potential incisions for your breast lift include:

  • Donut incision: around the areola, this is a rare incision
  • Lollipop incision: around the areola with a line down to the breast crease
  • Anchor incision: around the areola with two lines, one vertical...
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December 20, 2012

Dimples are small indentations that occur on the cheeks when you smile. Many people consider dimples an intricate part of a youthful looking face.

There is no doubt that dimples give your smile character. They are even considered good luck in certain parts of the world. Nonetheless, not all people are born with them. Dr. John Grossman is the only plastic surgeon in the state of Colorado who offers dimple creation surgery. This facial enhancement procedure is quick and effective, and can be used alone or in conjunction with other procedures to help you feel amazing about your...

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December 18, 2012

The initial period of healing takes place in the 24 to 48 hours after your breast augmentation procedure. When you awake from anesthesia, you may feel sore, disoriented and uncomfortable. Let our team know if you are in any pain after surgery. Your breast implants may appear high on your chest; this position is normal, and your breast implants will settles in the following days.

At Rose Medical Center in Denver, you will begin your recovery in one of the Center’s comfortable suites. Here, we can monitor your recovery from anesthesia, make sure you are ready to go home and answer any of your...

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December 06, 2012

If you are considering breast enlargement using breast implants, it’s important to understand how the different types of implants can significantly impact your results. One factor to consider is the shape of your breast implants, which can be used to help you achieve not only the size, but the shape of breasts you desire.

Shaped and Round Breast Implants

Breast implants can be either round in shape or designed to reflect the shape of natural breasts. This seems like a good option, especially for...

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December 04, 2012

Breast surgery, such as breast augmentation, can increase the size and improve the shape of breasts. In addition, researchers have shown that it can also improve women’s body image, satisfaction with their appearance, and overall self-esteem. Now a recent study shows that it can also reduce women’s risk of eating disorder symptoms.

The study, performed by researchers at a plastic surgery facility and a center for eating disorder in Finland, looked at the psychological effects of breast...

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November 28, 2012

Nearly 200,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer every year. Fortunately, many of these women will survive the disease thanks to surgical intervention such as a mastectomy.
Mastectomy is undoubtedly deserving of high praise. It has, after all, saved the lives of hundreds of thousands of women. However, the physical and emotional impacts of a mastectomy can, and do, last a lifetime.
The board-certified Denver plastic surgeons at Grossman Plastic Surgery are pleased to offer breast reconstruction to cancer survivors. Our Denver breast reconstruction surgeons can even work with your physician, often performing reconstruction...

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November 22, 2012

Symmastia is a breast augmentation complication. It is also called “uniboob” or “breadloafing.” When breast augmentation is performed incorrectly, one breast pocket can be created instead of two, joining the breasts together.

Obviously this appearance complication is unsatisfactory. The appearance of conjoined breasts can be devastating.

Symmastia is unlikely when you choose a well qualified, board-certified plastic surgeon. A board-certified plastic surgeon has been tested against the highest standards in the plastic surgery field. A surgeon certified by the American Board of Plastic...

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November 20, 2012

Like all surgical procedures, a tummy tuck carries certain risks. Although these risks cannot be eliminated, you can reduce your risks by choosing an experienced, board-certified plastic surgeon. A surgeon with such credentials is more likely to exercise the standard of care necessary to minimize surgical risks.

The surgical risks of a tummy tuck include:

  • Blood clot
  • Bleeding
  • Infection
  • Collection of fluids
  • Risks associated with anesthesia

Serious surgical risks are rare. Most tummy tuck patients recover...

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November 18, 2012

As seen during Dr. Oz

Our objective in The Cosmetic Minute is to provide you with useful, accurate information about the many facets of cosmetic plastic surgery in approximately 60 seconds.

Besides the subject of how to live longer, nothing interests people more than methods to look younger and attain beauty. Radio, TV, magazines and the internet are filled with stories about how to achieve the beauty and youth goal and newer, faster, and simpler methods to get there. Let me advise you that if the procedure seems too good to be true, it probably...

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