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Am I a Good Candidate for Liposuction?

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April 22, 2021
Whether you want to eliminate your love handles or improve your overall body contour, there are a number of signs that you may be a good candidate for liposuction. This procedure offered by Dr. Ben Brown can be used to remove excess fat from multiple areas of the body, including the abdomen, thighs, back, arms, chin, and neck. In general, you may be an ideal candidate for the procedure if you meet the following criteria. You are near your goal weight. While liposuction can be performed on men and women who are overweight, it works best for those who have a BMI lower than 30. Weight fluctuations can greatly affect the outcome of your procedure, and removing large amounts of fat can cause… Read Full Post

What Are the Benefits of Breast Augmentation?

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March 11, 2021
Whether you are unhappy with the size of your breasts or want to enhance their shape, breast augmentation is a great choice. There are several benefits to having a breast augmentation procedure performed by Dr. Ben Brown. At Restore Plastic Surgery, we can create a custom breast augmentation plan that leaves you feeling beautiful and confident. Some of the most notable benefits of breast augmentation include: Looking better in clothing: Since women’s clothing is designed with an average bust in mind, your favorite bras, bathing suits, t-shirts, etc. may not fit you. Augmentation makes your breasts similar to the average size. As a result, you will have more cleavage and be able to fit out… Read Full Post

What is Composite Breast Augmentation?

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February 17, 2021
Composite breast augmentation is a technique that combines the use of implants and fat transfer to increase breast size. This method is great for petite women who do not have enough breast tissue to cover an implant. At Restore Plastic Surgery, Dr. Ben Brown can use composite breast augmentation to fine tune your look and achieve natural feeling results. Combining fat transfer and breast implants is an effective way to: Increase overall breast size Improve the shape and symmetry of breasts Produce a natural breast appearance During your composite breast augmentation procedure, Dr. Brown will place the implant in your breast pocket and then harvest fat from another part of the body using… Read Full Post

Brazilian Butt Lift Candidates

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January 22, 2021
Do you wish your butt were rounder, fuller, or shapelier? If so, you may be an excellent candidate for a Brazilian Butt Lift procedure from Dr. Ben Brown of Restore Plastic Surgery. Over the past decade, Brazilian Butt Lifts have helped thousands of women enhance the shape of their backside. This simple procedure uses fat tissue from other parts of the patient’s body to enhance the shape and size of the buttocks. Although other butt augmentation surgeries use implants, the Brazilian Butt Lift is the most popular. What Makes a Good Candidate for a Brazilian Butt Lift? In this procedure, we use liposuction to harvest fat from other areas like the thighs, stomach, or back. We then inject the… Read Full Post

Cosmetic Issues a Mommy Makeover can Fix

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December 28, 2020
Are you considering a mommy makeover in 2021? If so, we encourage you to arrange a consultation with experienced cosmetic surgeon Dr. Ben Brown. Dr. Brown will help you consider all of your aesthetic surgical options for achieving your goals. To arrange a consultation in Pensacola, FL, please call Restore Plastic Surgery at 850-500-7527.

How Long Do Laser Hair Removal Results Last?

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December 16, 2020
Waxing and shaving can really be a drag! In Pensacola, where you could find yourself throwing on a sundress in January, daily shaving can lead to rashy, irritated skin. Plus, there is the inconvenience of shaving in every daily shower. Waxing comes with its own costs, and the potential to tear skin if performed improperly. Laser hair removal is an ideal option for people in Florida who want lasting hair reduction. This popular procedure cannot guarantee permanent results, but the vast majority of patients find that they have mostly permanent results with the exception of a touch-up appointment every so often. Some people are interested in laser hair removal but afraid of what the… Read Full Post

Is Body Sculpting Permanent?

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October 27, 2020
Fast Facts: Body sculpting procedures like liposuction remove fat cells from the body Once fat cells are removed, they are gone for good It is possible for fat to return after body sculpting Diet and exercise can help maintain long-lasting body sculpting results Our bodies have a fixed number of fat cells. They are simply a part of who we are. When we gain weight, we aren’t creating new fat cells; the fat cells we already have are just getting bigger. When we lose weight, our fat cells get smaller. Body contouring procedures, like liposuction, remove unwanted fat cells from targeted areas. When those fat cells are gone, they cannot be replaced or regenerated. They are gone for good. By… Read Full Post
Category: Body Contouring

Can a Reconstructed Breast Get Cancer?

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October 19, 2020
Fast Facts: Breast cancer can return in certain cases, whether the breast has been reconstructed or not. Breast reconstruction does not increase or decrease the risk of recurrent breast cancer. Breast cancer treatment often requires a procedure called a mastectomy, in which part or all of one or both breasts is removed. Breast reconstruction rebuilds or reshapes one or both breasts following mastectomy to create a natural bust appearance. The term “recurrent breast cancer” describes the return of cancer to the same or opposite breast after time has passed in which cancer was not detected During a mastectomy or lumpectomy, all cancer that can be observed or felt is removed. However,… Read Full Post

Brow Lift – Coronal – Description and Recovery

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September 09, 2020
Fast Facts: A coronal brow lift or forehead lift gives your face a refreshed appearance by repositioning the tissues of the forehead. The procedure corrects sagging forehead skin, lifts heavy, sagging eyebrows, and smooths the forehead to give the upper part of the face a more youthful appearance. A coronal brow lift is best suited for women and men with thick hair. It is not recommended for men with male-pattern baldness or a receding hairline. What is a coronal brow lift? A coronal brow lift involves elevating the eyebrows through an incision along the top of the head, behind the hairline. How that’s done is basically an incision is made from ear-to-ear on the top of the head. The… Read Full Post

Botox vs. Juveau vs. Dysport vs. Xeomin

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September 09, 2020
Fast Facts: Botox, Juveau, Dysport and Xeomin are all neuromodulators or wrinkle-relaxing injections of botulinum toxin. Botulinum toxin temporarily paralyzes or relaxes the facial muscles to smooth out dynamic wrinkles and give your face a more youthful appearance. Neuromodulator injections are used to treat dynamic wrinkles like frown lines on the forehead and crow’s feet around the eyes. What is the difference between Botox vs. Juveau vs. Dysport vs. Xeomin? Botox, Dysport, Xeomin, and Juveau are all what we call neuromodulators. These neuromodulators function by weakening the muscles that we inject them into. By weakening those muscles temporarily, they improve the appearance of… Read Full Post