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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Is Liposuction Permanent?

Liposuction can be an effective treatment option for men and women wanting to eliminate stubborn pockets of localized fat in order to obtain an improved body contour. Based on the specific needs and desires of the individual, this fat reduction procedure can be utilized to remove diet and exercise resistant…

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Am I a Candidate for Liposuction?

Liposuction can be a great solution for individuals seeking to surgically reduce and/or sculpt areas of fat that have proved to be resistant to both diet and exercise. In women, some of the most common treatment areas are the abdomen, hips, flanks, back, inner and outer thighs, knees and neck….

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Kybella® and It’s Usage for Non-Surgical Treatment of Localized Body Fat Deposits

Kybella® is an injectable therapeutic agent that has been approved by the U.S. Federal Drug Administration (FDA) for its use solely in the treatment of double chins (fatty necks) in appropriate patients. It is a manufactured version of deoxycholic acid (Allergan), a bile acid naturally occurring in our bodies which…

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Dr. Steven Turkeltaub Stresses the Importance of ABPS Board Certification for Plastic Surgeons

Dr. Turkeltaub reveals why ABPS board certification for plastic surgeons is so important.

Phoenix plastic surgeon Steven H. Turkeltaub, MD reveals why patients considering aesthetic surgery should seek the expertise of a doctor certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Phoenix, AZ — For women and men interested in aesthetic surgery, selecting the right plastic surgeon is vital to receiving quality care…

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Why Choose a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon?

When choosing what you think is a plastic surgeon for surgical or non-surgical aesthetic enhancement, making sure that your prospective doctor is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) is critical to enhancing your chances for receiving optimal quality of care. While a practitioner who offers cosmetic surgery…

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Dr. Turkeltaub Will be Performing Plastic Surgery at North Valley Surgery Center

It has ALWAYS been our goal here at the Arizona Center for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery to provide our patients with the best possible care and to do so as affordably as possible. In these very challenging economic times over the last 10 years, plagued with high underemployment and real unemployment,…

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Laser Rejuvenation of Your Face and Neck with No Down Time

If given the choice, most women (and many men) older than thirty would like their facial and neck skin to look better and/or younger. That is why they use moisturizes, make-up, sunscreens and myriad other topical agents. It is also why they pursue facials, chemical peels, Botox®, facial fillers like…

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Closure of Your Gauged Earlobes May Be Easier Than You Think

An increasing number of people nowadays are seeking treatment for their gauged earlobes. The reasons for this are many including: 1. seeking a better, higher paying job where having gauged ears can be an impediment in a variety of ways 2. wanting to pursue higher education and to be taken…

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Even Small Breast Reductions Can Yield BIG Results

Breast reductions in women are the top plastic surgery procedure with regard to patient satisfaction of the outcome. When performed appropriately by a good plastic surgeon, it is almost unheard of that a woman regrets having undergone the procedure. And the reason? The chronic, unrelenting physical discomfort associated with large…

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Scottsdale Plastic Surgeon Discusses Ideal Timing for a Mommy Makeover

Dr. Steven Turkeltaub discusses the proper timing for undergoing a mommy makeover.

Steven H. Turkeltaub, MD advises on when to consider a Mommy Makeover to help restore one’s pre-pregnancy figure. Scottsdale, AZ — Despite being one of life’s greatest gifts for many women, having children can often cause several unwanted and potentially permanent changes to the female body, states Steven H. Turkeltaub,…

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Should You Have Your Inverted Nipples Treated While Undergoing a Breast Augmentation?

You are very self-conscious about your breasts for two quite understandable reasons. They are small AND you have inverted nipples. You know that a breast augmentation will enlarge your breasts, making you feel more attractive, sexy, confident and sociable as well as improve your self-esteem. Several of your friends have…

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