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Sep
2014

Breast Augmentation Recovery FAQ

Recovery from a breast augmentation doesn’t have to be as difficult as it’s often portrayed to be. In fact, there are a number of techniques that plastic surgeons can utilize to ease recovery, as well as advice patients can heed in order to expedite the process themselves. Here, I answer some frequently asked questions about breast augmentation recovery. Question: What do patients need to know about recovery from breast augmentation? Most patients are actually surprised about the ease of recovery. Many have read about the experiences of others on the Internet and expect something much worse. In general, patients only require the narcotic-based pain medications for a few days before tapering them significantly or stopping them altogether and opting for something without narcotics. Patients are usually back to work within five to seven days but are not allowed to exercise until one month after surgery. Tightness of the chest is…


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16
Sep
2014

Dermal Fillers FAQ’s

Dermal Fillers Frequently Asked Questions How do dermal and soft tissue fillers work? Dermal fillers were originally designed and are still effective to smooth out folds in the deeper layer of the skin (dermis). Common areas for this treatment are the nasolabial folds (laugh lines) and the marionette lines. It was later discovered that dermal fillers could also add volume to locations such as the lips. More recently, new soft tissue fillers have been developed to augment areas that have lost volume through aging, such as the cheeks. Fillers are gradually absorbed by the body, so the result is not permanent. How are dermal fillers administered? They are administered by Dr. Fouda Neel himself, who will first consult with you regarding the areas of greatest concern and the areas which will be best treated by using dermal fillers. Numbing cream is placed on the skin prior to any injections; this…


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Sep
2014

BOTOX COSMETIC® FAQ’s

Frequently Asked Questions About BOTOX Cosmetic What can this wrinkle treatment correct? Botulinum-based injectables can treat forehead wrinkles, crow’s feet, frown lines between the eyebrows, as well as wrinkles on the upper lip. These are called “dynamic” wrinkles, meaning they are caused by repeated facial expressions. To treat these lines and wrinkles, Dr. Fouda Neel will create a treatment plan by targeting specific areas of the skin for a customized treatment. What else can botulinum toxin be used for? Botulinum toxin can be used to change the underlying shape of certain facial features. The eyebrows can be raised slightly by weakening the muscles which pull them down. Also, neck bands can be softened by relaxing overactive platysma muscles. Another condition that responds very well to this treatment is hyperhydrosis (excessive underarm sweat). Lastly, some patients experience a dramatic reduction in the incidence and severity of migraine headaches, providing the injections are done…


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