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July 11, 2012

If you are unhappy with the appearance of your breasts, you may want to consider breast augmentation. When performed by a highly skilled and experienced board certified plastic surgeon, breast augmentation can be a life-altering procedure, boosting your self confidence and helping you look and feel your very best.

It is important to understand that not everyone is an ideal candidate for breast augmentation. The following information can serve as a general guide for breast augmentation candidacy, but the best way to determine whether the procedure is right...

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June 20, 2012

In general, most insurance companies will not cover elective procedures that are performed primarily for cosmetic purposes. This includes the vast majority of plastic surgery procedures. However, rhinoplasty is one of the few plastic surgery procedures which may be at least partially covered by insurance under the right circumstances.

Your insurance company will most likely not cover your rhinoplasty if it is performed strictly to improve the appearance of your nose. However, most insurance companies will cover at least part of your procedure if it is deemed...

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June 14, 2012

A face lift is an excellent way to reverse the signs of aging and restore elegant, youthful contours to your face and neck. Depending on your goals, a face lift can deliver very subtle or very dramatic results.

While the majority of face lift patients are between the ages of 40 and 60, it is important to understand that there is no one appropriate age for a face lift. Dr. Grossman and Dr. Capraro regularly perform face lifts on patients of all ages, as long as they are suitable candidates and in good overall health.

There are several factors that are much...

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June 11, 2012

A tummy tuck is an excellent way to tighten your abdominal muscles and remove excess skin and fat in the region to achieve a more toned, flat stomach. While this procedure can deliver dramatic results, it is not ideal for everyone. The best way to find out if you are an ideal candidate for a tummy tuck is to schedule a consultation with Denver plastic surgeons Dr. John. A. Grossman and Dr. Philippe A. Capraro.

Ideal candidates for a tummy tuck:

  • Are in good overall health
  • Have realistic expectations for the outcome of the procedure
  • ...
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June 07, 2012

Advances in liposuction techniques and technology over the past two decades have made the procedure very safe. When performed by a highly skilled and experienced board certified plastic surgeon, you can achieve beautiful, natural looking results with minimal risk of complications.

Several factors will impact the safety of your procedure:

  • The skill level and experience of your surgeon
  • Whether you are a suitable candidate
  • The amount of fat you have removed

The most important factor impacting the safety of...

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June 04, 2012

If you are planning on having children in the future, you should discuss these plans with Dr. Grossman and Dr. Capraro at your initial breast augmentation consultation. While future pregnancies will not rule you out as a candidate for the procedure, childbirth and breastfeeding can adversely impact your breast augmentation results. Our Denver plastic surgeons will discuss the pros and cons of breast augmentation before pregnancy so that you can make a fully informed decision about whether to undergo the procedure at this time or wait until you are finished having...

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May 30, 2012

Recent advances in fat transfer techniques have made breast augmentation without breast implants a much safer and more effective procedure. It is now possible to increase your breasts by as much as a whole cup size using fat transfer methods. If you prefer a more natural approach than is provided using breast implants, ask our Denver plastic surgeons if breast augmentation using fat transfer is right for you.

Breast augmentation using fat transfer offers several important...

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April 18, 2012

Board-certified Denver Plastic Surgeon Dr. John A. Grossman was recently on the television program The View with an 81 year old patient who was preparing to have a facelift. One of the questions he was asked was “Do you think it’s safe to do such surgery on a woman of this age?” That question can easily be rephrased as “Can I be too old for plastic surgery?”

Dr. Grossman’s response on The View is the same response he gives to patients of any age:

Facelifting is not meant for younger people…the risks are no greater for a healthy person at 81 than they are...

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April 11, 2012

The board-certified Denver plastic surgeons at Grossman Plastic Surgery know that every patient we see is entirely unique. Due to differences in weight, size, and other physical features, we are pleased to offer three tummy tuck options to meet the needs of every patient we see.

Standard Tummy Tuck

A standard tummy tuck will require two incisions: one from hip to hip in the bikini area, and one around the bellybutton. Through these incisions, fat is removed, muscles are tightened, and excess skin is removed to provide you with a firm and...

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April 04, 2012

Many women are able to breastfeed even after having breast augmentation. While there is no guarantee that your experience will be the same, there are certain breast augmentation options that can increase the likelihood of your ability to breastfeed in the future.

Breast Augmentation Options

The first thing to consider if you plan on breastfeeding in the future is your breast augmentation incision location. If you expect...

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