Tightness and Itching after Tummy Tuck Procedure

Tummy tuck procedures (otherwise known as abdominoplasties) are among the top 10 most popular cosmetic surgical procedures performed in the United States. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons’ (ASPS) annual survey of its members, more than 111,000...

When Is it Safe to Fly After Plastic Surgery?

Many patients do not know how soon after plastic surgery they can safely travel and fly in an airplane. Because plastic surgery causes trauma to the body, it can be dangerous to get on a plane and endure the extreme altitude shift and forces that are associated with...

Skin Irregularities after Liposuction

After liposuction, some men and women experience irregularities in the skin, especially if liposuction is performed on older patients with poor skin elasticity. These irregularities usually come in the form of dimples or pockets in the skin where the fat removal was...

Loss of Sensation After Surgery

Some patients experience a loss of sensation at the incision site after plastic surgery. For most patients, loss of sensation lasts for a few days or weeks during the healing process. In rare cases, loss of sensation is permanent. Minor procedures that require only...