Scottsdale Plastic Surgeon Discusses Ideal Gynecomastia and Pseudogynecomastia Treatments

Dr. Steven H. Turkeltaub explains the differences between true gynecomastia and pseudogynecomastia, detailing the most effective treatment for each condition. Scottsdale, AZ — Gynecomastia is a relatively common condition characterized by the development of enlarged male breasts, states Dr. Steven H. Turkeltaub, a board-certified plastic surgeon in Scottsdale. The issue…

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The Arizona Center for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Offers Transgender Breast (Top) Surgery

Life comes with stresses. Lots of them. In fact, it seems that the stress supply is endless. There’s enough to go around for everyone many times over. And yet there is still more! We all deal with stresses – many external, some internal. No matter what, though, they really do…

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The Increasing Popularity of Kybella® Injections for the Non-surgical Treatment of the Double Chin and Fatty Neck

  With the advent of liposuction in the 1980’s, surgically addressing a fatty neck/double chin became far easier, more predictable and with less down time than existing approaches. Often, the only incision needed was a small one near the crease below the chin measuring around 4mm in length. Liposuction of…

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How to Avoid DVT After Abdominoplasty

Deep vein thrombosis, or DVT for short, refers to the development of a blood clot in a vein located deep in the body. This condition is the result of blood not being able to circulate normally or clot appropriately due to limited movement, immobilization, certain medications, surgery, injury and/or a…

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The Most Common Reasons Why Women Want a Labiaplasty

  A labiaplasty is the surgical procedure designed to reduce the size of enlarged labia minora, also known as the inner lips of the vulvar area. An enlargement is often considered to be present when the labia minora extend out past the labia majora (outer lips) to a variable degree….

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What Will My Tummy Tuck Scars Look Like?

The final appearance of tummy tuck scarring will be influenced by several different factors including the specific procedure performed (full or mini abdominoplasty), the quantity of skin excised, meticulousness of and the surgical technique employed for wound closure, nutritional status, the particular scar care products used, sun exposure and how…

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Juvederm Volbella® XC for Natural Lip Enhancement

Do you want big, fake looking lips that make you stand out in a crowd? Do you admire duck or fish lips and wish you had that look? Do you want your lips to be swollen for a few days after they are injected that can limit your “public” appearances…

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Torn (Cleft) Earlobes and Their Treatment

A torn earlobe, also called cleft earlobe, is a very common problem that is associated with pierced earrings. It is a complete tear through the earlobe extending from the site of the piercing through the margin of the lobe (photos A and C). On occasion, it can occur as a…

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What Are Lipomas?

You might have heard the word “lipoma” in reference to somebody that you know who has one. Then again, maybe that somebody is you. Some of the more frequently asked questions regarding lipomas are: What are lipomas? Are they very common? Is it dangerous to have them? Should I worry…

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More and More Millennials Are Seeking Out Botox®

For aesthetic related issues, Botox® (formally called Botox® Cosmetic) used in the treatment of wrinkles and creases largely of the face and to a lesser extent, the neck. The most commonly treated areas on the face include the crow’s feet, brow, forehead, the frown lines between the eyebrows (glabella) and…

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It Doesn’t Take Much for Gynecomastia to be a Major Issue

Gynecomastia is very common, being present from the teenage years up to the senior years. Though it can be more emotionally bothersome for those who are younger, I’ve treated many men in their 50’s, 60’s and even 70’s who were quite embarrassed by their man boobs though the sizes that…

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Elective Breast Implant Removal: More Happy Breast Augmentation Patients Deciding “Been There. Done That”

  As I noted in a recent blog, Breast Implant Removal – An Increasingly Common Trend, breast implant removal is being requested far more commonly over the last several years. This change can’t be explained away by conjecturing that a far greater percentage of women with implants are unhappy with…

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The Results from Arm Lift Surgery Can be Quite Rewarding and Dramatic

Arm lift surgery (brachioplasty) has become a frequently requested procedure and a more mainstream request versus when I first started practice here in Scottsdale thirty years ago. There are a few quite rational reasons for this increased popularity notably a larger aging population that is healthier and wants to look…

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The Big Benefits of Breast Reduction Surgery

  Breast reduction surgery (reduction mammoplasty) ranks right at the very top of the list of plastic surgery procedures when it comes to happiness and satisfaction with the outcome and the positive long term benefits. The numerous untoward issues associated with very large breasts such as neck, back and shoulder…

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Fuller Lips: A Recent Trend?

It seems that the desire to have noticeably larger lips has been a trend for a long time. For years, probably well more than twenty, we all have seen women walking around with unnaturally enlarged lips that grabbed our attention. Despite this finding, a study just published in the JAMA…

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When Will My Breasts Appear Normal After Breast Lift with Augmentation?

Immediately following a breast lift with augmentation, one’s breasts will be swollen, firmer and larger than the ultimate “long term” result. The swelling and firmness will subside over a period of several weeks to a few months and is better facilitated by adherence to proper care as outlined in the…

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Breast Implant Removal – An Increasingly Common Trend

Six years ago I wrote a blog detailing the rarity of women who had breast implants, either for breast augmentation or breast reconstruction, wanting to have them removed permanently (An Uncommon Form Of Breast Revision Surgery: Permanent Removal of the Breast Implants). The very positive impact that their cosmetic or…

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Introducing JUVÉDERM VOLBELLA® XC for Lip Rejuvenation, Plump Lips and the Treatment of Fine Lines Around the Mouth

Do you want your lips to be plumper but not truly larger? Have your lips shrunk in size and have wrinkles but you are afraid that fillers will give you “duck” lips? Are you unhappy with the lines around your mouth but haven’t found any great solution with fillers? If…

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How Many Areas Can Be Treated in One Liposuction Session?

Though fat is dispersed throughout much of the body, there are multiple areas where it can be particularly concentrated. Some of these areas of fat deposits include the abdomen, waistline, hips, back, chest, and thighs and there are site differences between men and women. Liposuction can usually be an excellent…

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What Are the Risks and/or Side Effects of Liposuction?

Liposuction is a popular plastic surgery procedure ideally used in the treatment of localized fat deposits in various areas of the body but which is also used at times by some for generalized fat removal. When appropriately performed by highly trained and experienced board-certified plastic surgeons, this body sculpting procedure…

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