All posts by Aguiar Plastic Surgery

  • 09Feb

    Turn Around Bright Eyes! Now that you have that song in your head, (sorry) it’s worth mentioning that advances in rejuvenating and reshaping the delicate eyelid area are exploding! Experts predict procedures to brighten dark circles, lift aging drooping eyes and rejuvenate lower eyelid bags and crepe-like skin will soar in 2015. When it comes … Continue reading 2015 Cosmetic Surgery Trends (Series- part 3 of 6)

  • 05Feb

    Florida Seniors and Cosmetic Surgery- Looking as good you feel! Tampa, Florida has a large senior population true, but are they a true reflective picture of all seniors the across the country? According the Sun Sentinel, Florida seniors are some of the most vibrant and active anywhere.  And when it comes to cosmetic procedures and … Continue reading 2015 Cosmetic Surgery Trends (Series- part 2 of 6)

  • 20Jan

    Facebook and FaceTime – Time to rethink your image? We’ve all experienced it, make-up done, hair looking good and somewhat confident in our appearance when we accidentally hit FaceTime, or a request comes through, shattering every positive image we held about ourselves into a million little pieces. Video chatting like Skype and other video conferencing mediums … Continue reading 2015 Cosmetic Surgery Trends (Series – Part 1 of 6)

  • 25Nov

    There was recently an article published by NY Times that spoke of “temporary” breast augmentation.  Of course, my interest peeked for a moment, but it was just a very short moment.  Before I say anything more, I just have to say this whole thing is RIDICULOUS! It seems women are seeking out temporary breast augmentation for … Continue reading Temporary Breast Enlargement?!?!

  • 11Mar

    12. The BIG one….Price –We’ve saved the big one for last.  This is usually the first question patients ask when they call the office.  But honestly, it should be the last. While everyone’s dollars have to be stretched a little further these days, you cannot base your decision for surgery on price alone!  Would you … Continue reading 12 Things You Should Know Before Having Plastic Surgery (Part 12 of 12)

  • 07Mar

    11. On-line Consultation Services –For many of you reading this report, you may be looking into one of the “on-line consultation services”.  Here is why this is a BAD idea. In our research, it seems that most of the “doctors” participating with these sites DO NOT have the qualifications explained in #8.  Many of them … Continue reading 12 Things You Should Know Before Having Plastic Surgery (Part 11 of 12)

  • 04Mar

    10. Location-Location-Location – While it may be tempting to travel to the next city or another country for less expensive plastic surgery, having your surgeon nearby ready to answer all of your concerns is PRICELESS. Can you imagine having surgery in the morning, traveling 3 hours home after surgery only to feel that there is … Continue reading 12 Things You Should Know Before Having Plastic Surgery (Part 10 of 12)

  • 28Feb

    9. New Trendy Technology – Don’t get caught up in the new, latest, trendy technology. The technology doesn’t make the masterpiece, but the artistry & expertise of the surgeon. It seems hard to believe but many people practicing cosmetic surgery promote the new machine they’ve gotten as the latest procedure. It’s important that he knows … Continue reading 12 Things You Should Know Before Having Plastic Surgery (Part 9 of 12)

  • 25Feb

    8. Continuing Education and Specialty Training – Confirm that your surgeon is up to date on his continuing education and safety practices. If he is certified correctly with the American Board of Plastic Surgery, he will be up to date on continuing education and safety practices. A Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, like Dr. Aguiar, must … Continue reading 12 Things You Should Know Before Having Plastic Surgery (Part 8 of 12)

  • 21Feb

    7. Accredited Anesthesiologist – Many of those who act as an anesthetist are practicing under the doctor’s certification and do not have their own certification. This is not a place to cut corners. Make sure your surgeon has a hospital qualified board certified Anesthesiologist. For your safety, Dr. Aguiar always has a board certified anesthesiologist … Continue reading 12 Things You Should Know Before Having Plastic Surgery (Part 7 of 12)