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

 
March 24, 2015

A new study published in JAMA Dermatology reports that BOTOX, along with other plastic surgery treatments like injectable fillers and laser skin treatments are very safe, with a very low rate of minor side effects. Some of the minor side effects reported include bruising, discoloration, or lumpiness, but even these occur in less than 1...

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March 18, 2015

If you are unhappy with the appearance of your lips due to sun exposure, lifestyle effects, or heredity, you may be interested in lip augmentation. At Grossman Plastic Surgery we can use injectable fillers to help Denver patients:

  • Plump up thin lips
  • Help correct the appearance of recessed scars
  • Enhance shallow contours
  • Soften and reduce facial creases and wrinkles that occur when frowning or smiling
  • Restore facial contours

There have been many advancements among injectable...

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March 09, 2015

Any time your skin is cut, a scar will result. Some scars are quite noticeable, and many others will fade over time to become nearly invisible. There are many factors that can make the difference, including healing, genetics, and location. Fortunately, Grossman Plastic Surgery’s breast augmentation procedures are designed to minimize scarring for our Denver patients.

There are several options for breast augmentation surgery, and your surgeon can help determine the best plan of action for your specific concerns. Common incision types include:

  1. Inframammary: in...
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March 02, 2015

Perhaps the most difficult of all common cosmetic surgeries is rhinoplasty. The complex structures of the nose and sinuses and the delicate nature of the tissues involved make rhinoplasty a precise and demanding procedure for even the most experienced cosmetic surgeon.

There are several reasons why a Denver patient may seek a revision rhinoplasty. Poor communication between patient and surgeon is a common issue. Computer modeling is a great tool to help create a road map for your rhinoplasty goals. However, your actual outcome may vary...

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February 12, 2015

Weight loss is an excellent option for people who want to look better and possess more self-confidence in their appearance. Denver is a very fit city, and our residents have a commitment to healthy living.

Unfortunately, there are some extreme cases in which weight loss, while still an excellent lifestyle decision, produces unwanted aesthetic consequences. In these circumstances, plastic surgery after weight loss can address the issues.

Dramatic weight loss, especially in a relatively compressed time frame, can result in some dramatic...

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February 05, 2015

“Panniculus” is a word many Denver-area patients are unfamiliar with. However, the condition it describes- a large, apron-like overhang of fat and skin in the abdominal region- is one that you might be all-too-familiar with if you’ve lost a great deal of weight.

The good news is that you don’t have to just deal with this unsightly, inconvenient panniculus. Grossman Plastic Surgery’s board-certified plastic surgeons can perform a panniculectomy, removing the panniculus entirely.

This hanging tummy flap is...

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January 26, 2015

Modern plastic surgery is exceptionally safe. At Grossman Plastic Surgery, our doctors have decades of experience, meaning they have honed their skills and surgical techniques to a fine edge. You can trust in our board-certified Denver plastic surgeons.

However, plastic surgery is still a serious endeavor, and ensuring that you are a candidate for surgery is one of our most important duties. Whatever the specific procedure you are considering, it’s vital that we ensure it’s right for you.

We will do this by:

  • Thoroughly evaluating your goals and the structure of...
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January 19, 2015

For many teenagers, large, prominent ears are sources of embarrassment. Children can be shockingly effective at finding an insecurity and zeroing in on it. If you’re a Denver-area resident with a child dealing with embarrassingly large ears, plastic surgery might be a solution in the form of otoplasty.

Otoplasty, which re-shapes and reduces prominent ears, is not exclusively for children. Many adults undergo the procedure as well. However, patients are commonly between the ages of 4 and 14 when they undergo the procedure.

We understand...

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January 12, 2015

When considering plastic surgery in Denver, you should keep a number a factors in mind during your research. Those factors include experience, board certification and your comfort level with the practice. Your primary consideration should not be the listed costs of the practice’s plastic surgery procedures.

At Grossman Plastic Surgery, we understand that money is always a consideration for our patients. And we know that the listed price for a procedure can be something of a shock. That’s why we offer financing options and work with you to find the solution...

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January 05, 2015

Every patient is unique, and so is every liposuction procedure. As such, it’s impossible to say for sure how long your recovery from your liposuction procedure will be. However, you should know that most Denver-area residents are able to return to work within a week of undergoing the procedure.

Recovery time is among the most common liposuction questions we hear from our patients. And we understand you want to return to your full range of activities as soon as possible. However, it’s important you...

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