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POSTED ON THURSDAY, MAY 21, 2020 AT 3:16 PM by Dr. Mokhtar Asaadi
After pregnancy or weight fluctuations, many women may seek out breast augmentation surgery to improve their confidence, feel more youthful, or fit into clothing more comfortably. Breast augmentation surgery can improve the appearance of the breasts by enhancing their shape, size, and contours. Breast augmentation can also treat asymmetries in the breasts, creating a balanced, youthful look. Breast augmentation surgery is a highly individualized procedure however, and requires several considerations when searching for the right plastic surgeon.
Saline or Silicone Implants?
The two primary options for breast implants include silicone and saline implants. Silicone implants are filled with a silicone fluid which make any ruptures in the implant difficult to detect. Silicone implants require regular check-ups after breast augmentation surgery to ensure no ruptures or other issues occur during the life of the implant.
To prevent complications and to give the breasts a natural-looking shape and feel, Dr. Asaadi only uses saline implants in breast augmentation surgery. Saline implants are filled with a safe, sterile saltwater solution.
Prevent Capsular Contracture After Breast Augmentation
Dr. Asaadi utilizes the inframammary approach when placing breast implants. The saline implants are inserted through an incision placed discreetly under the natural crease of the breast, called the inframammary incision. In comparison to other incision methods, the inframammary approach reduces the risk of developing capsular contracture.
Submuscular Or Subglandular Breast Implant Placement?
Breast implant placement in breast augmentation surgery is also important to consider. Breast implants may be placed above or beneath the muscle. Dr. Asaadi uses the submuscular approach, where the implant is placed underneath the muscle. This placement produces more natural-looking results and also reduces the chance of interference during mammograms.
When performed by a plastic surgeon who understands your goals and individual anatomy, breast augmentation surgery can create long-term, natural-looking results.
Dr. Asaadi and our staff welcome any questions you may have about breast augmentation surgery, as well as our other breast enhancement 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, APRIL 16, 2020 AT 10:23 AM by Dr. Mokhtar Asaadi
Many people who struggle to lose weight or sculpt their bodies often notice pockets of fat that develop across their midsection, back, and sides. Oftentimes, fat cannot be targeted and eliminated through exercise and diet alone. When diet and exercise are not enough to eliminate stubborn areas of fat across the body, the MAsterTuck℠ liposuction procedure may be the solution for a firmer-looking physique.
Patented and performed solely by Dr. Mokhtar Asaadi, MAsterTuck℠ uses the VASER® LipoSelection system to target and remove fat deposits around the midsection, flanks, and back.
The unique benefit of MAsterTuck℠ utilizing the VASER® Lipo System is that it can remove pockets of fat similarly to traditional liposuction, but does not create excess, drooping skin, sometimes seen from liposuction. The VASER® energy delivered during the MAsterTuck℠ procedure creates a tightening effect, encouraging a firm and smooth final contour and shape.
The MAsterTuck℠ procedure is performed by liquefying fat cells using ultrasound energy delivered through the VASER® Lipo cannula. The VASER® Lipo cannula is inserted beneath the skin through tiny incisions, and does not disrupt fibrous tissues, preventing the development of skin laxity.
The MAsterTuck℠ Procedure At A Glance:
May be right for you if you have struggled to eliminate localized fat deposits across your midsection despite dietary restrictions and exercising
Ideal candidates are not obese, but have localized deposits of fat they want to remove
Encourages skin tightening
Results can provide a firmer, more contoured appearance
The MAsterTuck℠ procedure can help you achieve long-lasting improvements to your body’s physique. Following the MAsterTuck℠ procedure, patients typically experience skin contraction for several months after surgery.
Dr. Asaadi and our staff welcome any questions you may have about MAsterTuck℠, 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 can request an appointment online today!
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POSTED ON THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 2020 AT 3:43 PM by Dr. Mokhtar Asaadi
When considering breast reduction surgery, most women feel a number of emotions, ranging from anxiety to hopefulness. Undergoing a breast reduction can have a positive effect on your self-esteem and improve your overall quality of life. If you are experiencing pain or dissatisfaction as a result of your overly large breast size, breast reduction surgery may be for you.
Large breasts can cause chronic back, neck, and shoulder pain. Patients may also experience chronic rashes underneath the breasts. Additionally, large breasts can make it difficult to perform certain activities, such as exercise and daily chores. Some women find it difficult to fit into bras and clothing. These challenges have the potential to reduce confidence and lead to unhappiness and a negative self-image. Breast reduction surgery may be performed to help women reduce breast size and aid in the physical ailments that come along with overly large breasts.
Benefits of Undergoing Breast Reduction Surgery:
Alleviate pain in the back, neck, and shoulders
Eliminate discomfort when performing strenuous activities
Eliminate rashes and skin irritation underneath breasts
Fit in clothing more comfortably
Reshape, lift, and firm-up breasts
Breast reduction surgery can improve the shape, position, and size of the breasts to produce youthful, symmetrical results. During surgery, the nipple and areola are repositioned higher up the breast to maintain a balanced, natural-looking appearance, while excess fat, tissue, and skin are carefully removed to create symmetrical breasts and reduce scarring. Dr. Asaadi is meticulous to ensure the distance between the areola and inframammary line compliment the patient’s height, weight, and breast size. Additionally, utilizing the pedicle technique to reposition the nipple and areola ensures that breast sensitivity and breastfeeding functionality are conserved.
Dr. Asaadi and our staff welcome any questions you may have about breast reduction surgery, as well as our other breast enhancement 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, FEBRUARY 20, 2020 AT 5:10 PM by Dr. Mokhtar Asaadi
With age comes a loss of elasticity and firmness of the skin. This manifests itself in our face with wrinkles, creases, and lines, especially in emotive areas, including around our mouth and eyes.
If you would like to reduce signs of aging, cosmetic fillers may help you achieve your goals.
Cosmetic fillers are designed to give the face a naturally fuller and firmer look by injecting hyaluronic acid into areas of depleted volume. Hyaluronic acid, which is produced naturally by the body, retains moisture, keeping the face plump and youthful.
As we age, our body produces less hyaluronic acid, resulting in looser and more wrinkled skin. Cosmetic fillers can restore some of this moisture, filling in wrinkles and creases for younger-looking skin.
Types of Cosmetic Fillers
Juvederm®: Juvederm® dermal filler is comprised of hyaluronic acid and can treat nasolabial folds, wrinkles, and fine lines.
Perlane®: Perlane® is a cosmetic filler that works deep into the skin to treat moderate-to-severe facial lines and folds.
Belotero®: Belotero® is a lighter dermal filler designed to create subtle, natural-looking results in the treatment of facial wrinkles, nasolabial folds, marionette lines, and hollowed under-eyes.
Voluma®: Voluma® can treat hollowed cheeks by restoring volume, contours, and shape in the cheeks.
Volbella®: Volbella® cosmetic filler can volumize the lips and create a youthful appearance by smoothing out marionette lines, nasolabial folds, and lines around the mouth.
With so many cosmetic filler options, it is necessary you choose a plastic surgeon who understands your individual anatomy and goals. Dr. Asaadi will help you decide which treatment will work best for you, and assist you in achieving natural-looking results.
Cosmetic fillers can provide a quick facial rejuvenation without the downtime of surgery, or can be combined with surgical treatments for enhanced results. Changes in appearance can typically be seen in the weeks following treatment, with continuing results.
Dr. Asaadi and our staff welcome any questions you may have about cosmetic fillers, as well as our other facial rejuvenation treatments. Contact our New Jersey office at 913.731.7000, our New York office at 212.938.0158, or you request an appointment online today!
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POSTED ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 24, 2020 AT 11:17 AM by Dr. Mokhtar Asaadi
If you are dissatisfied with your results following primary rhinoplasty, or if nasal deformities are preventing you from breathing efficiently, you may opt for revision rhinoplasty to correct your results. Revision rhinoplasty can reshape and correct asymmetries of the nose, enhance nose shape, and alleviate breathing problems caused by scar tissue or a deviated septum.
How Is Revision Rhinoplasty Performed?
Revision, or secondary rhinoplasty presents a greater set of challenges than primary rhinoplasty, as there is often scar tissue and insufficient cartilage within the nose. Internal scarring can narrow the airway, which will be sculpted and widened during your surgery.
Damaged cartilage can also create a lack of structural support in the nose, and in order to restore structure, cartilage may be removed from the ear, or less commonly, the rib.
Surgical revision rhinoplasty may be performed using the closed or open rhinoplasty techniques, depending on the correction required. In the closed technique, all incisions are made inside the nostrils, while with the open technique, an additional incision is made across the columella (the small tissue that links the nasal tip to the nasal base). These methods minimize the development of further scar tissue.
Non-surgical revision rhinoplasty utilizes non-invasive cosmetic fillers to enhance nose size and shape for those who are not experiencing challenges with breathing, and want to supplement the results of their primary rhinoplasty.
Revision Rhinoplasty Recovery
Immediately following revision rhinoplasty, strenuous activities such as bending over, exercise, and housework should be avoided.
Those who undergo non-surgical revision rhinoplasty can return to their daily activities immediately following the procedure.
Dr. Asaadi and our staff welcome any questions you may have about revision rhinoplasty, as well as our other facial rejuvenation procedures. Contact our New Jersey office at 913.731.7000, or New York office at 212.938.0158, or you may request an appointment online today!
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