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When to Consider Breast Revision Surgery

Wednesday January 9, 2019 | 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

Friday June 15, 2018 | 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

Monday March 19, 2018 | 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

Monday February 26, 2018 | 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’

Wednesday January 24, 2018 | 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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Does Dr. Sarah Mess Offer En Bloc Breast Implant Removal?

Wednesday January 3, 2018 | Breast Augmentation, Breast Implant Revision, Breast Reconstruction

Dr. Mess offers total capsulectomy as an option for breast implant surgery removal. She uses the technique when removing breast implants with capsular contracture, suspected rupture, and per patient preference. While En bloc removal has received a lot of attention in recent years, the procedure comes with its own set of risks. En bloc breast implant surgery removal involves a careful separation…

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Transform Your Body — And Life — With Coolsculpting

Friday December 22, 2017 | Body Contouring

What if there were an effective treatment to deal with stubborn, exercise-resistant fat that doesn’t involve endless hours of cardio, diets, liposuction, scars, or surgery? What if you could get liposuction-like results with zero needles, surgery, or downtime? Dr. Sarah Mess has the solution you’ve been looking for. Coolsculpting® is an exciting new FDA-approved, non-surgical procedure that targets…

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Life-Changing Twofer: Fat Transfer Breast Augmentation

Tuesday December 19, 2017 | Breast Augmentation

  Did you know that there is a breast augmentation procedure that doesn’t require the use of implants? What if you could remove fat from one area of your body and transfer it to your breasts? Well, we have great news for you. We can. Here are a few questions to help you determine if…

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Does Fat Transfer to the Breast Affect Cancer Risk? A Summary of Recent Research

Wednesday July 26, 2017 | Fat Transfer

Fat transfer to the breast is considered safe after mastectomy by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.  Fat transfer is commonly done in breast reconstruction for volume and contour correction.   Fat is taken from one part of the body by liposuction and re-injected into the breast area or between the skin and implant capsule in…

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From the Front Desk: How I Gave Up Extensions for Latisse

Monday July 17, 2017 | Latisse

Who doesn’t want longer, thicker, more luxurious lashes without having to layer on the mascara? It’s summer time, and I for one do not like the look of mascara running down my face when I get out of the ocean or when I lay on the beach too long and make the mistake of wiping…

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