All posts by Aguiar Plastic Surgery

  • 13Jan

    It’s not such a crazy idea anymore right? In fact, the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery says demand for cosmetic enhancement procedures and surgeries jumps about 25 percent from Thanksgiving through New Year’s Eve, presumably from those who want to look their absolute best during the festive and social holiday season. But … Continue reading Giving Cosmetic Surgery as a Gift?

  • 08Oct

    Many times patients come in to see us and are great candidates for breast augmentation however, they are very worried about surgery. Since breast enhancement is an elective medical procedure, patients are often healthy with no medical problems.  These patients have not been to the doctor for more than an earache and have certainly not … Continue reading Breast Augmentation Story

  • 21Sep

    AGING EYES – Can We Really See a Difference? Aging eyes can sometimes be the first indication that you do not look as young as you used to, or look as young as you feel. Not everyone’s eyes age in the same, each patient has a unique set of concerns and attributes. Blepharoplasty, eye surgery … Continue reading AGING EYES

  • 06Aug

    Fat grafting gives the finishing touch to facelift surgery. Having fat grafting done at the same time as the facelift offers several advantages for facial rejuvenation. While Facelift surgery will reposition the soft tissues of the face to counteract the effects of gravity, the procedure alone will not add volume the face for a more … Continue reading Finishing Touch to Facelift Surgery

  • 27Jul

    Weight Loss Surgeries Increase Plastic Surgery Procedures Weight loss (bariatric) surgery is a booming business today, and doctors now say that’s leading to an increase in certain plastic surgery procedures. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons released its annual report on what’s hot in cosmetic procedures. The report found that in 2014, procedures associated with … Continue reading Weight Loss Surgeries

  • 20Jul

    Does Beauty Influence Behavior, Good or Bad? Does beauty really influence our behavior in society? When it comes to what people find beautiful in themselves and others, what role does beauty really play in society, and how much influence does it have on all of us? Is low self-esteem related to aggression, antisocial behavior, and … Continue reading Does Beauty Influence Behavior?

  • 13Jul

    Plastic Surgery Trends that are Gaining Momentum Plastic surgery trends that are gaining momentum may not be what you expect. Currently Liposuction and breast augmentation are still the most commonly performed procedures, but plastic surgeons said that cultural shifts and breakthroughs in science have recently boosted the popularity of some less well-known procedures. Doctors who … Continue reading Plastic Surgery Trends

  • 06Jul

    Reconstructive Surgery and UV Absorbers Helping Skin Cancer Patients Skin cancer reconstructive surgery can leave skin scarred and abnormal looking after removal, but with today’s reconstructive surgery techniques, the affected area can look like it did before the cancer. In a news story about a woman who had reconstruction using Mohs Surgery to fix her … Continue reading UV Absorbers & Skin Cancer

  • 29Jun

    Breast cancer cases in the United States could be 50% higher in 2030 than the number in 2011, according to new research from the National Cancer Institute. In the new study, presented at the American Association for Cancer Research’s annual meeting, researchers used cancer surveillance data, census data and mathematical models to arrive at projections. … Continue reading Breast Cancer Rate Could Increase

  • 15Jun

    Google Glass and plastic surgery? What is the connection? Google Glass may seem like a just another tech fad however, a recent article published in the official medical journal for the American Society of Plastic Surgeons points out that the operating room may be one of the places we can expect to see this gadget … Continue reading Google Glass and Plastic Surgery?