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Why Do I Have to Quit Smoking for Plastic Surgery?

Don’t worry. You’re human like the rest of us. It’s completely natural to picture the end result of plastic surgery more than the process. But without a healthy healing process, the end result may not be what you hoped for. That’s why quitting smoking, at least temporarily, is essential. The addictive ingredient in cigarettes–nicotine–can have […]

Take the Plastic Surgery Pop Quiz

Many people can describe the term ‘plastic surgery’ in their own words, but not everyone knows the terms of the various procedures that are available. Do you know the difference between submental liposuction and otoplasty? Test your plastic surgery knowledge here with this plastic surgery pop quiz. 1. What happens in a breast augmentation procedure? […]

What’s the Difference Between Saline, Silicone, and Structured Breast Implants?

Aside from size, implant type may be the most important decision regarding breast augmentation. For years, patients had to choose between saline and silicone. Saline is often perceived as safer yet may not feel as natural. Silicone is better known for a realistic feel but puts some patients at risk of silent ruptures. Now there’s […]

5 Surprising Facts About Liposuction

  5 Surprising Facts About Liposuction According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), Liposuction procedures are among the most popular of plastic surgery procedures in America. Doctors, including Lubbock Dr. Jane Rowley, have performed these surgeries for years, and yet there are still some things about this surgery that aren’t well understood by […]