Entries by Dr. Matthew Schulman

“Mommy Makeover” Myths

A “mommy makeover “ is an operation that combines multiple procedures into a single operation. Every mommy makeover is different. For example, one person’s mommy makeover may include a breast augmentation, tummy tuck, and liposuction while somebody else’s may include a breast lift Brazilian butt lift and liposuction. A mommy makeover is a customized operation […]

Brazilian Butt Lift Myths

A Brazilian Butt Lift, or BBL, is an operation in which fat is removed from areas of the body that you don’t watch it, and placed in areas that you do want it. Most commonly, fat is removed from the abdomen, sides, and back. The fat is then injected into the buttocks to give more […]

Tummy Tuck Myths

A tummy tuck, or abdominoplasty, is one of the most common plastic surgery procedures performed. It is a procedure designed to restore the appearance of the abdominal region by removing excess skin, tightening underlying muscle separation, and removing extra fat. The American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS) reports over 100,000 Tummy tucks, or abdominoplasties, are […]

Breast Augmentation vs. Breast Lift

Two procedures that are commonly confused are breast augmentation and breast lift. It is very common for people to request a surgical procedure to their breasts. However, it is often difficult to understand which procedure they need. To figure out which procedure is best, we must first begin with describing what each procedure is specifically. […]

Male Plastic Surgery

Male plastic surgery continues to gain in popularity. Year after year the number of men undergoing elective cosmetic surgery procedures has been increasing. This is because men care about their appearance just as much as women, and men are more willing to admit this now. It’s 2021 and there is less of a stigma surrounding […]

Brazilian Butt Lift Safety in 2021

Brazilian butt lift procedures represent one of the most popular procedures in cosmetic surgery today. The number of people requesting this procedure, commonly known as a BBL, has been increasing year after year for the past several years. The procedure involves removing fat via liposuction from the places you do not want it, and then […]

Choosing Your Plastic Surgeon

The decision to have plastic surgery can be quite daunting. There’s a lot that goes into the decision, including what procedures you want, when to have the surgery, and who to choose as your surgeon. For now, let’s focus on how to properly choose your plastic surgeon for your procedure. This is probably the most […]

What is the recovery time for a “Mommy Makeover”?

What is a Mommy Makeover? Before we can talk about the recovery time for a “mommy makeover”, we need to discuss specifically what a “mommy makeover” is. 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 […]

A Brazilian Butt Lift Explained

The Brazilian Butt Lift procedure is among the fastest growing procedures in plastic surgery. It is unclear exactly why the popularity has grown, but many will point to the curves of well-known celebrities such as Kim Kardashian, Cardi B, and Nicki Minaj as helping to drive the demand.  Social media images have also helped spur […]

How to Choose a Surgeon for Your Breast Augmentation Surgery

According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, “Breast augmentation is a cosmetic surgery procedure to increase breast size and enhance breast shape, typically through the placement of silicone or saline breast implants.”  Breast Augmentation, or augmentation mammaplasty, consistently remains among the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures performed each year. In fact, in 2020, breast […]