Denver Plastic Surgery Blog

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

 
July 19, 2012

There are more ways than ever before to achieve excellent body sculpting results with liposuction. Techniques such as SmartLipo, CoolLipo, power-assisted liposuction, and VASER LipoSelection are gaining popularity among many plastic surgeons, while others still prefer the tried-and-true results achieved by traditional tumescent liposuction. With all of these options, how will you know which is the best one to achieve your desired results?

The truth is there is no one correct answer to this question. While many new...

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July 17, 2012

If you lead an active lifestyle, you will want to consider how breast augmentation might impact your ability to exercise before moving forward with the procedure. Most women find that once they fully recover from the procedure, they can resume a fully active lifestyle. However, there are certain factors which may impact your exercise regimen after getting breast implants. At your initial consultation, Denver plastic surgeons Dr. John A. Grossman and Dr...

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July 13, 2012

You have made the decision to improve the appearance of your breasts, but do you know which procedure will best address your goals? Are you a better candidate for breast augmentation or a breast lift? Or would you benefit most from a combination of the two?

The best way to determine which procedure will most effectively meet your needs is to schedule a consultation with Dr. John A. Grossman and Dr. Philippe A. Capraro. During your consultation, our Denver plastic surgeons will listen...

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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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