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Posted June 11, 2020 in Safety Updates

With the re-opening of our practice, the following precautionary actions will be required to ensure the health and safety of patients and staff alike. What you can do as a patient Patients will be asked to wear their own masks to their appointment. Patients’ temperature will be taken upon arrival. Patients with a temperature of […]

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BIA-ALCL and Breast Implant Safety Update

Posted December 13, 2019 in Breast Augmentation, Fat Transfer

As a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Sarah Mess always prioritizes patient safety. You may have heard that the FDA recently recalled certain types of breast implants due to an illness called breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma, commonly known as BIA-ALCL. We know that you may be concerned if you have breast implants or you are […]

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How to Improve your Vaginal Health

Posted September 11, 2019 in diVa

Let’s not beat around the bush So, you want to improve your vaginal health? Most women don’t spend a lot of time talking about urinary incontinence and vaginal dryness after child-birth or menopause, but they spend a lot of time dealing with these realities. Women carry pads and pantie liners for “leak insurance”. Drug store […]

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Freeze Your Fat? It’s Science, Not Science Fiction

Posted June 27, 2019 in Coolsculpting

Ever wanted to look thinner and more defined but don’t have time to go to the gym or recover from surgery? Then, CoolSculpting is the thing for you! CoolSculpting is an innovative, non- invasive way to shape your body by freezing away unwanted fat. CoolSculpting works by delivering controlled cooling gently and effectively to targeted […]

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Enhance Your Physique With Non-Surgical Body Sculpting

Posted March 19, 2019 in Emsculpt®

Non-surgical body sculpting is a fantastic way to enhance your physique without going into surgery. Emsculpt® technology is among the best non-surgical methods for sculpting your body into the ideal form. There are numerous advantages to using Emsculpt®, and the results are often quite spectacular. What Is Emsculpt®? Emsculpt® is a procedure that utilizes high-intensity […]

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When to Consider Breast Revision Surgery

Posted January 09, 2019 in Breast Revision Surgery

Most patients who have had a breast augmentation will at some point need to consider an augmentation revision. Aging, the effects of gravity, and changing perceptions of attractiveness can all prompt patients to choose breast revision surgery. Deciding when to get breast revision surgery is a critical step for anyone to take if they find […]

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Delayed Fat Transfer After Explant

Posted June 15, 2018 in Fat Transfer

Breast augmentation patients can remove their breast implants and replace them with fat transfer for excellent, aesthetic breast augmentation results without breast implants. My preference is to explant and immediately fat graft in the same procedure, but this is not always possible. Delayed fat transfer patients can still achieve excellent fat transfer to breast results, […]

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Abdominoplasty Patient Safety Update

Posted March 19, 2018 in Safety Updates

If BMI>25 and Age >40, I prescribe a postoperative blood thinner.I prescribe one week of enoxaparin after abdominoplasty to prevent venous thromboembolism (VTE) and stop oral hormones 1-2 weeks prior to surgery. These preventive measures are especially important for patients with BMI> 25 and Age> 40. Historically, we have relied on the Caprini score > […]

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5 Ways to Start Looking Younger Now

Posted February 26, 2018 in Age Defense, Dermal Fillers, Face, Skin Care

If signs of aging are concerning at 35, things aren’t going to magically look better at 45. You’ll have to be proactive. Dr. Sarah Mess has cosmetic solutions that defy time and gravity, so don’t be afraid to look young! There are more, but here are 5 solutions to consider. Skin Care There are a dizzying […]

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Fat Transfer: A Solution for ‘Tuberous Breasts’

Posted January 24, 2018 in Breast Augmentation, Breast Reconstruction, Fat Transfer

Many women know all-too-well what “tuberous breasts” are. Disproportionally shaped due to a congenital abnormality, the breast appears tube-shaped with a puffy areola, narrow base, and nipple pointing downward. Usually, both breasts are affected but sometimes it is only one.  A variety of problems can include: Breasts narrower than preferred and tube-like, often pointing downward […]

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