March 2019 - Weinstein Plastic Surgery Center

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How to Minimize Scarring After Surgery

Minimize Scarring Morristown, NJ

Whether you are getting a tummy tuck, rhinoplasty, or breast augmentation, it’s safe to say that the last thing that you want to end up with is a bunch of scars. Even though you will likely have at least some amount of scarring after surgery, there are a few ways that you can minimize how severe they are, but how?

Avoid the Sun

The sun is basically your skin’s worst nightmare; especially when you want to avoid scarring. The sun will naturally darken your scars and make them more pigmented which can be hard to get rid of. While your skin is healing, make sure to avoid any direct sun contact. Additionally, if you do expose your scar to the sun later on, make sure that you apply a lot of sunscreen over it to prevent it from darkening.

Don’t Pick

The difficult thing about scars is that they itch while they are healing. Even though you may be tempted scratch your scars because they are itchy, it’s the last thing that you want to do. If you pick at your scars, it can interrupt the healing process which can make them a lot more visible.

Try Keeping It Moisturized

Another thing that you can do is keep your scar as moisturized as possible. As your skin is healing, if it dries out, it may cause the skin to crack which can increase the visibility of your scar. By keeping it moisturized, however, you can help to reduce the appearance of your scar while also avoiding any itchiness.

To learn more about how you can prevent scarring, contact us at our Chester office and call us at 908-879-2222.

How a Thigh Lift Can Help You Add a Little Spring to Your Step This Spring

Thigh Lift

Losing a lot of weight is a victory within itself. However, even though having a slimmer body can be life changing, it can leave you with excess stubborn fat and a lot of loose skin in the process. So, what can you do to get rid of both of these concerns? A thigh lift.

What’s a Thigh Lift?

Here at Dr. Larry Weinstein’s office, we offer patients a variety of different surgical procedures including a thigh lift. During a thigh lift, Dr. Weinstein, will make an incision on your inner thigh next to your groin so that the incisions can be concealed later on. Once the incisions have been made, he will then use a liposuction technique to remove excess fat from the upper thighs and then begin removing excess skin and tightening it. After each step is complete, he will then stitch you up and get you back on the road towards recovery.

Why a Thigh Lift?

It can be really hard to have a lot of excess skin after weight loss because it prevent you from showing off your full results. After all of the dieting and exercise that you put yourself through, not being able to get into a swimsuit or shorts without feeling self-conscious about your excess skin is enough to make you want to hit your head against the wall. With a thigh lift, Dr. Weinstein can save you all of that frustration and help you feel more confident in your skin (literally).

What Are Results Like?

The number one thing that you will be happy with after getting a thigh lift are the results. After the swelling has died down, you will notice that you have less fat around your thighs and you won’t have the loose excess skin that you did before.

Schedule your consultation today and contact our Chester office today and call 908-879-2222

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