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How Long should I Wait after Pregnancy before Getting a Tummy Tuck?

August 13, 2018

A tummy tuck is a popular procedure for mothers who would like to reverse the changes to the abdominal region caused by pregnancy. Often, a tummy tuck can have a dramatic impact on your appearance, helping you tighten loose abdominal muscles in order to restore the toned, fit stomach you enjoyed before having children.

One of the most common questions our plastic surgeons hear during tummy tuck consultations involves how long to wait after pregnancy before undergoing the procedure. While there is no hard-and-fast rule regarding the timing of your tummy tuck, our surgeons recommend following some general guidelines.

Wait Until You’re Done Having…

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Category: Tummy Tuck

5 Ways Breast Augmentation Can Change Your Life

June 28, 2018

smiling woman in white bra | Plastic Surgeons of LexingtonAccording to its recent annual study of the most popular cosmetic procedures, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) reports that breast augmentation continues to be…

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Category: Breast Surgery

Welcome to Our Blog!

April 04, 2018

Plastic Surgeons of Lexington has helped people throughout the Bluegrass Region achieve their aesthetic dreams for more than 65 years. Our experienced team of board-certified plastic surgeons has built an enduring reputation for excellence. We provide each patient with beautiful, natural-looking results and unparalleled patient care.

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Why Are My Breasts Uneven?

July 25, 2017

This is a common question I hear from my patients during a breast augmentation consultation.  First off, you are not alone when it comes to breast asymmetry and there is nothing wrong with your breasts.  In fact the majority of women have some sort of breast asymmetry.  Whether that is one breast being larger than the other or one nipple being higher or lower than the other, no two breasts are the same.  The good news is there are surgical procedures to correct breast asymmetry.  With a wide variety of breast implant sizes and shapes, we here at Plastic Surgeons of Lexington can pick implants to help correct volume discrepancies.  This often requires using two different sized implants to…

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July 25, 2017

Dermaplaning is one of the top ways to exfoliate your face.  The process of Dermaplaning consists of an aesthetician using a small, sterile blade and swiping the blade upward in a gentle motion. A lot of patients we come across have questions about Dermaplaning, and we are here to answer those questions for you today.

  1. What is the purpose of Dermaplaning?

Dermaplaning is a great way to exfoliate your skin.  Dermaplaning will reveal more youthful, smoother, glowing skin.  In addition, the process of Dermaplaning removes all of the “peach fuzz” from you face.

  1. If I remove all of the hair from my face, will it grow back coarse and a…
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Facial Rejuvenation Part 4: Chemical Peels

June 14, 2017

Medical grade peels are designed to give you youthful, radiant vibrancy and glow.  They work by inducing accelerated exfoliation to the top layers of skin. However, Chemical Peels are not one size fits all.  We offer a variety of different peels to address different skincare needs.  Below, we will break down some of our most popular peels so you can determine which is the best solution for you.

SkinMedica Illumizie Peel:  The SkinMedical Illuminze Peel helps provide vibrant, radiant looking skin.  This peel must be administered by a liscensed medical professional but allows for minimal down time.  This peel is ideal for mild skin imperfections as determined by your…

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Facial Rejuvenation Part 3: Botox and Fillers

June 07, 2017

Often times we find patients can benefit from using Botox, Dysport, or other fillers. These fillers can help dramatically improve the look of your skin and help you have a more youthful appearance.  In some cases, when combined with Chemical Peels or DOT Laser Therapy, you can achieve even better results.  So options do you have?  Here are some of the most commonly used fillers and how they work:

Dysport is a prescription injection that helps smooth the appearance of moderate to severe frown lines between the eyebrows without changing the look or movement of the rest of your face. Dysport is injected in 5 points between and above the eyebrows and temporarily prevents the muscles…

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Facial Rejuvenation Part 2: DOT Laser Skin Therapy

May 23, 2017

When it comes to Facial Rejuvenation, it’s no surprise that our patients want healthy, younger looking skin.  Since the face is one of the first things people notice, having fine lines, sun spots, dull skin tone, or acne scaring can be very frustrating.  Even as we start to take preventative measures now, sometimes the damage has already been done to the skin.  When this is the case, Laser Therapy Rejuvenation is an option to help repair your skin.

Laser Skin Therapy is a more aggressive solution than a Chemical Peel alone.  At Plastic Surgeons of Lexington, our Laser Skin Rejuvenation of choice is DOT Laser Therapy.  DOT Laser Therapy is an advanced new laser that makes skin…

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Facial Rejuvenation Part 1: Face Lift

May 18, 2017

Visible signs of aging can be very difficult to conceal- especially on our face.  If your face is showing visible signs of wrinkling or sagging along you cheeks and/or jawline, you may be a candidate for a facelift.   Although there are many non-surgical treatments that can help give your skin a somewhat more youthful appearance, in some cases these treatments alone are not enough.

So, what can you expect when having a Face Lift Surgery?  The incisions made during a Face Lift are created in a discreet location; often along the hairline and in front of the ear.  This helps mask any visible scarring that may occur.   When having a Face Lift procedure, your Plastic Surgeon will…

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Facial Rejuvenation Month!

May 08, 2017

What is Facial Rejuvenation?  Facial Rejuvenation is a Cosmetic Treatment or series of treatments, which aim to restore a youthful appearance in the facial area.  Both surgical and non-surgical treatments can be used to achieve this.  Over the next series of blogs, we are going to highlight four Facial Rejuvenation Techniques and how they can impact the look of your Face.  The four topics we will cover are:

  1. Face Lifts
  2. Dot Laser Skin Therapy
  3. Injections and Fillers
  4. Chemical Peels

Sometimes one of these treatments will do the trick!  Oftentimes, we find that a combination of treatments provides the best results.  Some things to…

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