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Exercising After Breast Augmentation: A Step-by-Step Guide

Women considering breast augmentation at our Nashville, TN practice are generally conscientious about leading a healthy lifestyle, and a consistent exercise routine is a big part of that. That’s why one of the most common questions I hear during a breast enhancement consultation is, “How soon can I get back to the gym after surgery?” With that in mind, I’ve prepared a rough timeline about what type of physical activities patients can safely perform at various stages of the recovery process. Each patient recovers at her own pace, of course, and this timeline is not meant to be taken as … Continue reading  

Your Guide to Breast Implant Options in Nashville

Whether you’ve recently made the choice to undergo breast augmentation in Nashville, or you’re beginning to look into it for the first time, it’s not uncommon to be overwhelmed by all of the implant options out there. The decisions you’ll need to make fall under 4 major categories. Here’s some insight and understanding into each. Implant Material You’ll have 2 implant material options: saline or silicone. The saline implants are made from a silicone shell that is filled with a liquid saline solution. When you hold it in your hand, it feels a lot like a thick plastic bag filled … Continue reading  

7 Things You’ll Need Before Your Breast Augmentation

I’ve heard a wide range of questions about breast augmentation from patients at my practice in Nashville, TN. But can you guess what one of the most common concerns is? You may be surprised to hear that it has nothing to do with the surgery itself, but more to do with the recovery. Patients are often concerned about the length of their recovery, the discomfort they may feel, and their ability to care for their family and friends. These concerns are important factors to consider before undergoing an augmentation, so to help with that, I’ve prepared a list of 7 … Continue reading  

Ask the Plastic Surgeon: What Makes a Good Tummy Tuck Candidate?

I’m often asked, “What is the most rewarding plastic surgery procedure for patients?” As a board-certified plastic surgeon, I can easily say that tummy tuck surgery is near the top of the list. The results help my Nashville, TN patients restore their contours and confidence in so many ways. During a tummy tuck, I remove loose skin and tissue surrounding the lower abdomen, or tummy area. The extra skin, often caused by pregnancy, weight changes, or even just aging, can lead to discomfort, irritation, and distraction from every day activities. Before anyone begins planning for a tummy tuck surgery, it’s … Continue reading  

5 Things to Consider When Choosing a Breast Augmentation Surgeon

If you’ve recently made the decision to get breast augmentation, congratulations! My Nashville patients tell me that this choice is a very exciting step, but that it also can be a little overwhelming. Let me put your mind at ease with some tips for the next part of your journey: choosing a surgeon. An experienced, qualified, compassionate surgeon can make every other aspect of your breast augmentation easier, from planning to recovery. You may have many excellent surgeons to choose from in your area, so it’s important to do your homework and set up consultations with a few before moving … Continue reading  

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