Phoenix Plastic Surgeon Uses Fat Injections To Provide Fullness And Volume To Face And Breasts

Dr. Steven Turkeltaub uses a combination of liposuction and fat injections to level out depressed scars, add fullness to the face, and provide greater volume and improved contours to the body. Phoenix, AZ – At the Arizona Center for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Dr. Steven Turkeltaub’s Phoenix plastic surgery practice, patients…

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Scar Revision for Hypertrophic Facelift Scars Resulting From Surgery Performed South of the Border

Scars are the result of the body’s healing process following penetrating injuries through the skin. These can be the consequences of trauma, such as of a dog bite or a car accident, or from an elective surgical procedure such as a facelift or tummy tuck. Because incisions used for surgery…

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Expectations for Breast Reduction Scars

When it comes to breast reduction surgery, I find that women contemplating this procedure don’t usually place the appearance of the final scar at the top of their list of concerns. This is quite the opposite for those considering a mastopexy (breast lift) where this is a major area of…

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The Scars Around the Nipples for Male Breast Reduction Surgery are Usually Relatively Inconspicuous

Male breast reduction surgery for gynecomastia (enlarged male breasts) is one of the more commonly performed procedures in men. The results from surgery can be quite dramatic and rewarding. Despite the perception that men don’t obsess or even focus on their appearance a whole lot, this is not entirely or…

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Are Lasers an Effective Treatment Option for Hypertrophic Scars?

Scars are the result of an injury to the skin, either traumatic in nature such as one caused by an accident or elective like one that is a consequence of surgery. Usually they heal level or nearly level with the surrounding skin though they can be wide. When they heal…

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Scars and Scar Revision

Any “injury” to the skin that goes deep enough will produce a scar. This may be the result of trauma such as a laceration or very deep abrasion, burns or even elective as a necessary consequence of surgery. It is usually only when these are very perceptible that people will…

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With A Mastopexy, Shorter Scars Usually Translate Into Lesser Results

My philosophy for breast lift surgery is that it is better to use more or longer incisions if the final outcome will be far superior in contour and general aesthetics than that obtained by gimmicky usage of limited incisions. This has been reviewed in two previous posts (Periareolar Mastopexy: Sacrificing…

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A Disadvantage of Placing Breast Implants Through the Armpit Approach in Breast Augmentation

My preference for the insertion of breast implants in breast augmentation surgery is usually through an incision along the fold at the bottom of the breast also known as the inframammary approach. There are many advantages for this technique some of which I have enumerated on the website. One that…

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Risks, Diagnosis and Treatments of Keloids of the Earlobes and Other Areas

In my practice at the Arizona Center for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, I see and treat a lot of patients who have keloids. Many people have the misconception that if a scar is wide, dark or large it must be a keloid which is not necessarily the case. A keloid is…

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