Breast augmentation is a surgical procedure, performed to add shape and volume to the chest. Silicone and saline breast implants are available in a wide variety of shapes and sizes, allowing each augmentation procedure to achieve a woman’s desired appearance and natural-looking physical proportions.
There are times when a woman may decide that her particular breast implants no longer fit her look or lifestyle. In this instance, a breast implant exchange can give the woman an opportunity to swap out her current implants for newer ones that are either larger, smaller, or a different style.
Although rare, complications can occur after a breast augmentation procedure, such as capsular contracture, ‘bottoming out’, or breast asymmetry. A breast implant revision is a unique surgical procedure performed to correct breast augmentation issues, ensuring a safe and aesthetically pleasing result.
A mastopexy, or breast lift, is a surgical procedure designed to lift sagging breast tissue to a higher position on the chest. By removing the lax skin, and when needed, reshaping and repositioning the nipple/areola, a more youthful breast is achieved.
Large, pendulous breasts can cause physical discomfort and emotional pain. The breast reduction is a surgical procedure designed to reduce excessive fat or glandular tissue, creating a chest that is proportionate to the woman’s body type.
Large male breasts, a condition known as gynecomastia, is a common problem that can occur at any age. A male breast reduction, including liposuction or tissue excision, can be performed to successfully flatten and smooth the chest for a more desirable appearance.
Weight fluctuations, age, and genetics can cause excessive amounts of lax tissue to accumulate along the upper arms, sometimes called bingo wings or bat wings. Using an incision, running from the elbow to the axilla, excess skin and fat is removed to create a sculpted, slender upper arm.
The back lift is a surgical procedure, created to slim and sculpt the back for a more attractive figure. An upper back lift will eliminate excess fat and tissue from the bra line, while a lower back lift will excise lax skin and fat from the lower back, while also lifting the buttocks.
The body lift is a combination surgical procedure, created to eliminate excess, lax skin and fatty tissue that cannot be addressed with weight loss or exercise. An excellent option for patients who have been through a large weight loss, a custom-tailored body lift may include a tummy tuck, Brachioplasty, back lift, or thigh lift.
Botox Cosmetic is not only for wrinkles; Botulinum Toxin type A can also be used to temporarily put an end to excessive sweating, a condition known as hyperhidrosis. Several small, meticulously placed injections can stop underarm sweating for six months to one year.
A Brazilian Butt Lift utilizes the patient’s own fatty tissue to create a fuller, rounder bottom. Taking tissue from a donor area, such as the abdomen, living fat cells are processed and then reinjected into the buttocks to achieve a predetermined shape, contour, and lift.
Silicone calf implants can be used to successfully create symmetry and a restore a more proportionate shape to the lower legs. An implant can be placed in one or both legs, improving leg definition by adding emphasis to small or misshaped calf muscle.
CoolSculpting is a noninvasive fat elimination technique, using the science of Cryoplipolysis to ‘freeze’ away target fatty tissue by 25-30%. Taking only 35 minutes, CoolSculpting’s unique set of applicators can address isolated areas of stubborn fat almost anywhere, including under the chin, on the upper arms, abdomen, thighs, hips, buttocks, and across male breasts.
A fat transfer uses a patient’s own fatty tissue, extracted through liposuction, to add contour and definition elsewhere on the body. A fat transfer can be used to smooth facial lines, sculpt the jawline, shape breasts, plump aging hands, and create symmetry in the calves.
Long, misshapen labia tissue can cause discomfort under clothing, pain during intercourse, and embarrassment in intimate situations. A labia reduction, or labiaplasty, will eliminate excess labia tissue, creating an aesthetically pleasing appearance for a woman’s genitalia.
Laser hair removal can safely and permanently eliminate unwanted hair on the face, body, and bikini area. A series of six to eight 30-minute laser sessions, spaced four to six weeks apart, is often required for optimal hair removal.
Liposuction is a trusted, minimally invasive procedure used to eliminate isolated pockets of stubborn fatty tissue from the neck, chin, arms, abdomen, buttocks, and legs. The technique is performed on an outpatient basis, achieving a contoured appearance that can last for years to come.
A Mommy Makeover is a combination of procedures, each designed to address the normal changes that can occur after having children. A Mommy Makeover generally consists of a breast augmentation, liposuction, and tummy tuck, although additional techniques can be added to meet the unique needs of the individual.
An abdominoplasty, or tummy tuck, is a surgical procedure designed to lift and flatten the abdomen by eliminating drooping, lax tissue. Through a thin incision, running from hip to hip, the excess fat and skin will be excised; the remaining tissues are then pulled taut, strengthening the abdomen and providing a more attractive physical contour.
With age, and after the trauma of childbirth, the vaginal muscles may lose their elasticity, decreasing sensations during intercourse, causing tampons to slide out of position, and in some cases, resulting in stress incontinence. A vaginoplasty will eliminate this stretched tissue, tightening the vaginal muscles to restore a woman’s confidence.
An eyelid lift, also known as a blepharoplasty, is a surgical procedure designed to eliminate lax, sagging tissue along the upper and lower eyelid. As the excess tissue is excised and lifted, the eyes will look brighter, more open, and more youthful.
Sometimes referred to as a forehead lift, the browlift is designed to eliminate the weight of sagging, drooping forehead tissue from the brow line. The surgical procedure will eliminate deep forehead creases and lift the eyebrows, giving the face a happier, more rested appearance.
Unwanted fullness in the lower cheeks may give the lower face a round, cherubic look, sometimes referred to as ‘chipmunk cheeks’. Through a small incision, made inside the mouth, the buccal fat pad can be removed from the masseter muscle, creating a more sculpted cheek and mature appearance.
A cheek augmentation is a nonsurgical procedure, using small injections of a dermal filler (such as Voluma) to add emphasis and prominence to the cheekbones. The process will take less than an hour, with immediate results that can last up to two years.
A chin augmentation procedure can bring needed proportion to the jawline using a small, silicone chin implant. This technique is used to create a shapely, sculpted chin that balances the other facial features.
A rhytidectomy, or facelift, is a surgical procedure used to lift sagging tissue and tighten lax facial muscles. Depending on the individual patient’s needs, there are a variety of different facelift techniques that can be performed, including a short scar facelift, a mid-facelift, or a full facelift.
A fat transfer, also called fat grafting, can be used to create contour and volume for almost any area, including the cheeks, jawline, breasts, buttocks, and calves. Using liposuction, fat cells are extracted from a donor area, processed, and reinjected to create a long-lasting shape and symmetry.
The normal aging process, coupled with weight fluctuations and genetics, can ultimately cause the delicate skin on the neck to become lax and crepey. A neck lift can involve excision of sagging skin, tightening of the platysmal bands, and liposuction to create a lifted, more youthful neckline.
Rhinoplasty is a surgical procedure designed to improve the appearance or the functionality of the nose. Using either an open or closed technique, a more propionate nose can be achieved, balancing the features and improving the appearance, while eliminating any breathing obstructions.
A non-surgical; rhinoplasty utilizes soft tissue fillers to improve the appearance of the nose without the cost or risk of a surgical procedure. The technique can smooth bumps on the nasal bridge, create a straighter-looking nose, improve definition or add fullness, as well as disguise a small or bulbous nasal tip.
Botox Cosmetic is an injectable, wrinkle-reducing treatment created from Botulin Toxin type A, temporarily relaxing the targeted muscle, thus smoothing the associated facial lines. While the benefits of Botox will take one to two weeks to appear, the results can last for a full three months.
The Fraxel Laser treatment will reduce fine lines, brighten discolored skin, eliminate dark spots, decrease the appearance of Melasma, and erase scars from acne or trauma. A unique applicator is used to administer a low-level of concentrated energy to a targeted area, eliciting the skin’s natural healing response and boosting collagen production.
Juvederm is a long-lasting injectable gel dermal filler, designed to plump tissues, restore volume, and smooth wrinkles. The Juvederm family of fillers are each designed to treat a specific issue or area, such as fine lines, volume loss along the cheeks, and thinning lips.
Juvederm Vollure is made using Vycross ™ technology, with a mix of large and small hyaluronic acid molecules. FDA-approved as a safe and effective filler for the lower 1/3 of the face, Vollure will smooth nasolabial folds, marionette lines, and contour the chin.
Juvederm Voluma XC was made especially for the cheeks and mid-face area, restoring age-related volume loss. Voluma will lift and contour the cheeks, creating healthy, youthful contours that last up to two full years.
Radiesse is a unique dermal filler made from a calcium-based gel. Creating a strong scaffolding under the skin, Radiesse can successfully contour the features, smooth deep wrinkles, and restore age-related volume loss for up to two years.
Restylane is a hyaluronic acid filler, created to improve the look of moderate to severe facial lines and creases. Offering immediate results, that will last up to nine months, Restylane can add volume to the lips, contour the cheeks, eliminate ‘hollow’ areas under the eyes, and fill in acne scars.
Juvederm Volbella is a hyaluronic acid filler created especially for the delicate tissue of the lips. Volbella will smooth lip lines, add volume and symmetry to thinning lips, and enhance lip contours for up to 12 months.
Dermabrasion, performed under general anesthesia, uses a mechanical sanding technique to eliminate the top layer of skin, smoothing irregularities in the tissue’s surface. Dermabrasion can provide a long-term improvement in the skin’s texture and tone, eliminating large pores, scars, wrinkles, and areas of sun damage.
A variety of minimally invasive procedures are available at Vitenas Cosmetic Surgery, all created to improve the appearance, often without the downtime or risk of surgery. Minimally invasive techniques can include laser skin resurfacing, the browlift, and liposuction.
Aging skin can ultimately become lax, losing its youthful tone and elasticity. Ulthera Skin Tightening uses ultrasound technology to target the deep, structural layers of skin, lifting and tightening tissues on the face and neck, restoring a younger appearance.
Fraxel is a non-ablative laser treatment, created as a safe method for encouraging the skin’s natural collagen production. Using a low-level of light energy, Fraxel can significantly improve the appearance of fine lines, Melasma, stretch marks, acne scars, sun damage, and areas of hyperpigmentation.
IPL, also known as photo rejuvenation, is a unique technique used to improve the look of aging skin along the face, back, neck, and hands. LimeLight™ IPL treatments are safe for both men and women looking to reduce areas of hyperpigmentation, age spots, freckles, and rosacea.
Laser Genesis works by gently warming the upper dermis of the skin, stimulating collagen production. The noninvasive treatment will improve the skin’s tone and texture, erasing the acne scars, large pores, wrinkles, and areas of redness almost anywhere on the body.
Laser hair removal is a safe and effective method for permanently eliminating unwanted hair anywhere on the body, including the face, neck, legs, and bikini area. A series of six to eight sessions, spaced four weeks apart, are required for optimal results.