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POSTED ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2019 AT 3:40 PM by Dr. Mokhtar Asaadi
Losing a significant amount of weight and following a newfound healthy lifestyle can make you feel good and improve your well-being. But after major weight loss, many men find themselves facing new struggles such as loose skin, weakened stomach muscles, and stretch marks that can obstruct results and deter confidence, despite all of their hard work.
If you find yourself in this position, procedures such as tummy tuck surgery and liposuction may be the answer to firm-up your body and reveal the true results of your efforts.
What is a Tummy Tuck?
Ideal for men who have undergone significant weight loss, tummy tuck surgery, or abdominoplasty, is designed to tighten and reposition stretched abdominal muscles and remove excess skin from the midsection.
During a tummy tuck, the muscles of the abdomen are repaired and repositioned, while excess skin is removed, creating a firmer and slimmer waistline.
In order to achieve the most substantial results with a tummy tuck, Dr. Mohktar Asaadi pioneered the CORE Abdominoplasty℠ technique. With this technique, the operating table is raised to a 45° angle so prominent areas of abdominal bulging can be more easily identified and treated.
What is Liposuction?
Liposuction is often combined with tummy tuck surgery to supplement results and further enhance body contours. There are multiple liposuction options offered, each of which removes stubborn fat in target areas at varying levels of invasiveness. Dr. Asaadi can help you decide which procedure will be most beneficial to your specific needs prior to treatment.
What Results Can I Expect After a Tummy Tuck and Liposuction?
Combining tummy tuck and liposuction procedures can achieve long-lasting, natural-looking results. Patients can expect the reduction of fat and a slimmer appearance across the midsection. Additionally, all incisions are carefully place to ensure post-procedure scars remain virtually unnoticeable.
Dr. Asaadi and our staff welcome any questions you may have about tummy tuck surgery or liposuction, as well as our other body contouring procedures. Contact our New Jersey office at 913.731.7000, our New York office at 212.938.0158, or you may request an appointment online today!
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POSTED ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2019 AT 10:10 AM by Dr. Mokhtar Asaadi
As we age, our skin begins to lose elasticity, resulting in sagging on the arms, legs, face, and neck. All of these changes, but especially those in our face, can make us feel self-conscious about our appearance, and impact how others perceive us. Transformations in one of our most emotive features, our eyes, are especially capable of making us look older or tired.
As one of the most important features for communication and connection, it is essential we feel confident in the appearance of our eyes. For drooping, puffy, and tired eyes, eyelid surgery, or blepharoplasty, can rejuvenate the eyes for a youthful-looking appearance.
What Is Eyelid Surgery?
Eyelid surgery is designed to tighten the skin around the eyes and remove malar mounds, or bags around the lower eyelid. Sagging skin of the upper and lower eyelids is tightened by separating fatty tissue and muscle, and trimming away any excess skin.
The sensitive skin of the lower eyelids requires additional precision in the reshaping and repositioning of the skin to remove a puffy or hollow appearance. Alongside eyelid surgery, festoons, or puffy bags under the eye, may be surgically removed to provide a more complete revitalization of the eyes.
Festoons are typically caused by excess fat deposits or muscle laxity, and after determining the cause of your malar bags, Dr. Asaadi can directly address the source by removing fat deposits underneath the eye, or by releasing the ligaments of the surrounding eye muscles.
How Are Under Eye Bags Diagnosed?
Malar bags or festoons typically have one of two causes: excess fat deposits or muscle laxity. In order to diagnose the cause of malar bags, Dr. Asaadi pioneered the “Botox ® Test ”, during which a small amount of Botox® is injected into the orbicularis oculi (the muscle surrounding the eye), and the response to the injection is measured. A worsening of festoons indicates the likely cause is muscle laxity, while no change in the appearance of malar bags indicates that the presence of excess fat is the probable source.
The drooping skin and excess fat treated during eyelid surgery can provide a long-lasting enhancement in the appearance of the eyelids, and help achieve a natural, more youthful appearance. Incisions are also placed in the natural creases of the eyelids to ensure any post-procedure scarring remains concealed.
Dr. Asaadi and our staff welcome any questions you may have about eyelid surgery or malar bag treatment, as well as our other facial rejuvenation procedures. Contact our New Jersey office at 973.731.7000, our New York office at 212.938.0158, or you may request an appointment online today!
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POSTED ON FRIDAY, AUGUST 16, 2019 AT 1:12 PM by Dr. Mokhtar Asaadi
Festoons, or malar bags, are genetic conditions that create puffy bags under the eyes and above the cheeks. This puffiness may appear similar to dark circles under the eyes and can result in an older, tired-looking appearance. Although malar bags are fairly common, their cause is often misdiagnosed, resulting in improper treatment and dissatisfactory results. New Jersey plastic surgeon, Dr. Mokhtar Asaadi has developed a unique method to determine the cause of festoons and ensure the development of a proper treatment plan to rejuvenate the eyelids.
Malar Bag & Festoon Diagnosis
Malar bags or festoons typically have one of two causes: excess fat deposits or muscle laxity. In order to diagnose the cause of malar bags, Dr. Asaadi pioneered the “Botox ® Test ”, during which a small amount of Botox® is injected into the orbicularis oculi (the muscle surrounding the eye), and the response to the injection is measured.
A worsening of festoons indicates the likely cause is muscle laxity, while no change in the appearance of malar bags indicates that the presence of excess fat is the probable source.
Malar Bag & Festoon Treatment
After determining the source of your malar bags, Dr. Asaadi can then address the cause by either surgically removing fat deposits underneath the eye, or by releasing the ligaments of the surrounding eye muscles. In some cases of muscle laxity, a portion of the eye muscle may be removed, and if necessary, the remaining muscle may be attached to a stable area below the eyelid. The treatment of festoons can result in a long-lasting, youthful, and refreshed appearance.
Dr. Asaadi and our staff welcome any questions you may have about malar bag or festoon treatment, as well as our other facial rejuvenation procedures. Contact our New Jersey office at 973.731.7000, our New York office at 212.938.0158, or you may request an appointment online today!
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POSTED ON MONDAY, JULY 22, 2019 AT 5:41 PM by Dr. Mokhtar Asaadi
Although breast augmentation surgery leaves many patients enthusiastic about their new body, this initial enthusiasm may shift over time as patients’ perception of their body image changes. For those who have received breast augmentation surgery and are experiencing dissatisfaction, pain, or complications as a result of implants, Dr. Asaadi offers breast implant removal and replacement.
What is Breast Implant Removal Surgery?
Breast implants may be removed for various reasons. In certain cases, a silicone implant can break, causing silicone to leak. When scar tissue hardens and contracts around the implant, this is known as capsular contracture. Although a common complication of breast augmentation,
Dr. Asaadi believes capsular contracture can be avoided and is solely a symptom of poor surgical techniques. Having performed breast augmentations with a 100% success rate of no capsular contracture or implant leakage, Dr. Asaadi swears by the method of using saline implants and utilizing the inframammary incision to accomplish successful breast augmentation surgeries at his NJ practice.
Although a ruptured implant can be painful, it may also go unnoticed, in a phenomenon known as “silent ruptures”. To avoid “silent ruptures” and the development of capsular contracture, Dr. Asaadi only uses saline breast implants.
Saline-filled implants are made out of a sterile saltwater solution, in which a silicone shell is inserted into the breast and then filled to its desired volume with saline-fluid. Having the consistency of water, saline implants provide a more natural, safe, and symmetrical result. For this reason, some patients also opt to remove their silicone implants and replace their breast implants with saline implants.
Who Can Get Breast Implant Removal Surgery?
Breast implant removal surgery is commonly performed if the patient is no longer satisfied with their implants or wishes to exchange them. It is natural for tastes to change over time, and life events such as pregnancy can alter the appearance of the original implants. Although breast implants do not expire, patients often remove or exchange their implants every 10 to 20 years due to complications such as a ruptures or hardening of scars, transformations in their physical body leading to discomfort, or changes in personal preferences. Breast implant removal surgery is recommended if the patient is experiencing capsular contracture, pain caused by the implants, or if breast imaging has shown a leak in the implant.
What Will My Breasts Look Like After Breast Implant Removal Surgery?
Results from breast implant removal are highly individualized, dependent upon age, overall health, and implant size, but patients can expect natural-looking results. Patients with very large implants may require further surgery to address excess skin.
Dr. Asaadi and our staff welcome any questions you may have about breast implant removal surgery, as well as other breast enhancement procedures. Contact our New Jersey office at 973.731.7000, our New York office at 212.938.0158, or you may request an appointment online today!
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POSTED ON MONDAY, JUNE 24, 2019 AT 3:55 PM by Dr. Mokhtar Asaadi
Meet the faces of Dr. Asaadi’s VIP patients! At Asaadi Plastic Surgery, we provide a personalized experience for each and every patient to help meet their aesthetic goals. Our minimally invasive plastic surgery treatments are aimed to help you attain the look you desire! Get an inside look of what it’s like to come to Asaadi Plastic Surgery!
Meet Asaadi Plastic Surgery VIPs
One of our notable VIP members, Katy DeGroot who is a prominent makeup and beauty vlogger and blogger, came to Asaadi Plastic Surgery to treat the hollows under her eyes. Dr. Asaadi performed an under-eye filler treatment with Juvéderm® to volumnize her under-eyes. Watch the video below to see how the procedure was done!
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Dr. Asaadi and our staff welcome any questions you may have about Asaadi Plastic Surgery VIPs and how you can become a member. Contact our New Jersey office at 973.731.7000, our New York office at 212.938.0158, or you may request an appointment online today!
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