Entries by Matthew Schulman

Why a Tummy Tuck may be what you need

One of the most popular procedures performed by Board Certified Plastic Surgeons is a Tummy Tuck, or abdominoplasty.  This is a procedure that almost every plastic surgeon has performed. In fact, recent statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons indicate that over 93% of plastic surgeons report that this is a procedure they routinely […]

Common Reasons to Undergo a Breast Reduction

A breast reduction is a surgical procedure to reduce the size of your breasts. This operation is common and according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons there were about 50,000 breast reduction procedures performed in 2019.   What is breast reduction surgery? The American Society of Plastic Surgeons defines breast reduction, or reduction mammaplasty, as the removal […]

Tummy Tuck versus Mini Tummy Tuck

There are almost 200,000 tummy tucks, or abdominoplasty, performed each year in the United States.  This is a procedure that is designed to flatten the belly and narrow the waistline. It is a procedure performed by 93% of all Board Certified Plastic Surgeons. The reason for it’s popularity is how powerful it is at transforming […]

“Mommy Makeover” Explained

A growing operation within plastic surgery is the “Mommy Makeover”.  This term can be quite confusing because it is not clear what it is exactly. In fact, there really isn’t a single procedure that is a “Mommy Makeover”.  It is a made-up term, to describe the combination of multiple procedures into a single operation. This […]

Traveling for Your Surgery

As the popularity of plastic surgery procedures increases, so does your options for surgeons. Ideally, you would select a surgeon in your local area since it would be most convenient for your surgery and all the necessary pre-op and post-op appointments. However, the best surgeon for you is often not right down the street. This […]

Male Chest Reduction Explained

A procedure that is growing in popularity is the male chest reduction. Many men are self-conscious of their chests. They feel like their chests are too big and resemble small breasts. This can be a significant source of anxiety for them, especially if they are young men or teens.  It is not uncommon for men […]

Virtual Consultation – The new normal

2020 has brought some major changes to our lives. Whether we like it or not, social distancing, wearing a mask, and avoiding events is going to be with us at least for the near future. The medical field has also felt these new changes. In addition to COVID screening protocols for all patients, visitors, and […]

What you need to know about selecting your Breast Implants

Breast Augmentation surgery is a procedure to increase the size of the breasts by inserting breast implants. Breast Augmentation with breast implants is the most popular procedure performed by Board Certified Plastic Surgeons.  There were over 280,000 breast augmentations performed in the United States during 2019, making it the number one procedure. Breast augmentation procedures […]

A Breast Lift Explained

One of the most popular procedures performed by Board Certified Plastic Surgeons is a breast lift.  There were over 120,000 breast lifts performed last year in the United States.  This is a procedure performed by 90% of all Board Certified Plastic Surgeons. The reason for it’s popularity is how powerful it is at transforming the […]

Everything you need to know about Botox?

What is Botox?   Botox, or botulinum toxin, is a medication that is injected into muscles of the face to temporarily paralyze the muscles.  By paralyzing the muscles, facial animation is reduced and wrinkles will smooth.  Botox will not paralyze all the muscles of the face. It only affects the very specific area it is […]