August 2012 - Weinstein Plastic Surgery Center

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5 Rhinoplasty Myths Debunked!

Nose reconstruction surgeries, also known as rhinoplasty, is continuously becoming one of the most popular cosmetic procedures. In 2011, the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery revealed that there were about 120,000 patients seeking nose reshaping surgeries alone. Nose Surgery Surgeon Dr. Larry Weinstein offers his surgical expertise to men and women wanting to aesthetically enhance their appearance through a New Jersey rhinoplasty procedure.

Despite its popularity, there are several myths associated with nose surgeries. The truth behind them are revealed one by one below.

1. Rhinoplasty could be performed by anyone who calls himself a surgeon.
This is actually true. Anyone who is licensed to perform surgeries can do a rhinoplasty. However, keep in mind that surgeons have their own fields of expertise. A nose reconstruction surgery is an intricate procedure which involves complicated passageways housing bones, cartilages and other nasal structures. Why not specifically seek the services of a rhinoplasty specialist instead?

2. Any nose surgery is relatively painful.
This is actually false. There is actually no pain involved in rhinoplasty due to use of anesthesia. Dr. Weinstein will perform nasal surgeries either through general or local anesthesia, depending on the extent and requirements of your specific condition. General anesthesia will keep you completely asleep while local anesthesia will specifically numb the operated area. Swelling and bruising may be observed for the first 2 weeks, reaching their peak for the first 2 to 3 days following surgery.

3. Rhinoplasty is only for women.
Although women takes about 91 percent of the cosmetic surgeries performed in 2011, it is interesting to note that rhinoplasty ranks second amongst the top 5 surgeries performed in men on the same year. Male patients often seek rhinoplasty to narrow wider noses, remove bumps or create a more symmetrical shape.

4. Almost anyone will be able to figure out if I have nose surgery.
On a whole, your family and other close friends who are already familiar with your looks may notice the difference. However, most people will not be able to figure out that you had just a nose job.

5. A nose job will make me look stiff and expressionless.
This is not true. Your facial muscles will not be affected nor touched during rhinoplasty thus you are expected to frown, smile or display other facial expression without any problems at all.

For more information pertaining to rhinoplasty, contact Dr. Weinstein today!

Results That Speak For Themselves

At the Weinstein Plastic Surgery Center, we believe our results speak for themselves. If you are in the process of looking for a Plastic Surgeon, it can be overwhelming to know what to look for and ask. The first thing you’ll want to know is if they are board certified. Check out the Plastic Surgeons training and education and how long they’ve been a Plastic Surgeon in your area. These are all important things to know. Success in this business is often marked by their patients satisfaction in the Plastic Surgeons work. One way to asses this is by reading patient testimonials and viewing Before and After photos.

Before and After photos are very beneficial for prospective patients to look at. As you look at a Plastic Surgeons work, ask yourself if you would be happy with the results achieved in the photo. Keep in mind that each patient comes into the office with different sets of goals and needs, but if, in general, you feel positive about the results achieved, that is a good sign that that Plastic Surgeon may be able to achieve your goals. As always, its important to remember to have realistic expectations and not aim to look like anyone other than an enhanced version of yourself.

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Breast Lift New Jersey

Women of all ages may opt for a breast lift procedure for various reasons. Pregnancy and nursing, changes in weight, genetics and gravity all play a part in weighing the breasts down. For women who are dissatisfied with the drooping of the breasts, a breast lift procedure may be all they need to create the firmer, for youthful breasts they desire. However, for some women who feel their breasts have ìdeflatedî after nursing or who have never been fully satisfied with the size of their breasts, a breast augmentation couple with a breast lift procedure may be the best way to achieve the results desired.

In a breast lift surgery the incision is generally made around the areola area and excess skin will be removed. The areola may be re-positioned, re-shaped or re-sized as need to better correspond with the breasts new position. The remaining skin will be closed around the areola area creating perkier, firmer and more youthful looking breasts. Gauze and bandages will be placed and a compression garment will likely be recommended to be worn to keep swelling down and to help support you while you recover.

To find out if a Breast Lift may be right for you, contact our office and schedule your confidential consultation today.

Abdominoplasty New Jersey

Almost all of us a trouble areas. For some of us it is the mid-section. There are many things that can contribute to a mid-section that is less than ideal. Stubborn fatty cells, and dramatic weight loss or pregnancy which can leave excess sagging skin all can contribute to this issue. One way men and women a like are getting help improving their midsections is through Abdominoplasty, perhaps more commonly referred to as a Tummy Tuck procedure. Dr. Weinstein as helped countless men and women achieve a tighter, firmer, smoother, more contoured midsection through Abdominoplasty.

In some cases an Abdominoplasty may be coupled with a Liposuction procedure to produce the most ideal results. Others may choose other body contouring procedures to combine with their Abdominoplasty procedure such as a Breast Lift, Buttock Lift or Thigh Lift. Consulting with Dr. Weinstein is the first step in determining what your best options are for getting the results you seek.

Contact our office today to set up your personal consultation.

Otoplasty New Jersey

Boys and girls from childhood up through adolescence and all the way into adulthood can suffer the teasing taunts of peers due to ears that are prominent, large, or stick out far from the sides of the head. This can cause damage to their self-esteem and confidence which can effect the rest of their lives. Dr. Weinstein has helped countless boys, girls, men and women achieve more normal, proportionate ears with Otoplasty.

Otoplasty, also known as Ear Surgery, is a procedure in which the ears are pinned back and excess cartilage is removed. The incisions for the procedure are made behind the ears to minimize any potential scars. Children as young as 4 may be a candidate for this procedure which generally lasts around 2 hours. Learn more about Otoplasty and schedule an appointment with board certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Wienstein, to find out if Otoplasty is right for you or your child.

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