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A group of diverse specialists from Memorial Plastic Surgery that encompasses Plastic Surgeons, Practice Managers, Physician Assistants, Insurance Specialists, Nurses, Marketers and Patient Coordinators.

What you need to know before getting VASER liposuction

You have tried everything – you have a consistent workout routine, maintained a strict diet, and keep track of your calorie intake. But no matter what you do, you can't seem to tone specific areas of your body. They remain bulgy and out of proportion, and it’s been this way for too long. Stubbor... | Read More

  Posted on May 12, 2021   Last updated on May 11, 2021 |   

6 Dos & Don’ts of Hair Transplant Post-Op Care

The days and weeks after the procedure are the most crucial for your recovery. Because it is such a delicate procedure, postoperative care requires you to follow certain precautions after hair transplant surgery. What you do (and don’t do) during this time will determine the results you obtain onc... | Read More

  Posted on May 5, 2021   Last updated on June 18, 2021 |   

Why It is Okay for Men to Get Plastic Surgery

Men and plastic surgery? Why not! Men, more than women, are subject to societal stigma when it comes to taking care of their bodies and appearance. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, eight percent (8%) or approximately 1.3 million (214,000 surgical and 1 million minimally invasiv... | Read More

  Posted on April 28, 2021   Last updated on August 4, 2021 |   

What Are Double-Bubble Implant Complications?

Double bubble is a relatively rare post-operative deformity that can occur after breast augmentation with implants. These deformities are caused by breast implant malposition where the implant has dropped lower than the breast on the chest wall. What Does a Double Bubble Do to My Body? The double-bu... | Read More

  Posted on April 21, 2021   Last updated on July 13, 2021 |   

BBL & Race: What Are The Different Surgical Approaches Per Ethnicity?

The Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL) is one of the fastest-rising plastic surgery procedures in popularity. As of 2018, BBL accounted for nearly 20% of all cosmetic surgery done in the United States. With its rise in popularity, people of all demographics have gained an interest in Brazilian Butt Lift. The... | Read More

  Posted on April 14, 2021   Last updated on September 22, 2021 |   

Why Reducing Weight Before Plastic Surgery Is Important

One of the most important factors to consider before undergoing any form of cosmetic surgery is weight. Excess fat in the body can lead to a host of potential complications that could affect the final results while delaying recovery. Therefore, most board-certified plastic surgeons in the United Sta... | Read More

  Posted on April 7, 2021   Last updated on March 31, 2021 |   

Medical Tourism: What’s More Important — Quality or Price?

The medical tourism industry has exploded in popularity over the past decade. The US market size alone was valued at $44.8 billion in 2019. More and more people have been traveling further from home to get medical procedures done, as costs can be significantly lower in different areas. For instance,... | Read More

  Posted on March 31, 2021 |   

MPS’ Updated Measures In Response to COVID-19

Dear Patients & Friends of Memorial Plastic Surgery, We would like to thank you for your continued patience and understanding throughout the COVID-19 worldwide pandemic. Although the statewide mask order has been lifted, Memorial Plastic Surgery remains committed to taking all necessary precauti... | Read More

  Posted on March 15, 2021   Last updated on September 21, 2021 |   

Early Breast Augmentation: Will My Breasts Continue to Grow?

Early breast augmentation, in which individuals below 21 years of age undergo surgery, is relatively rare. In 2019, only 3% of all augmentation mammoplasty surgeries performed in the United States had patients aged 13 to 19. This is because the FDA prescribes the age at which young women can get sal... | Read More

  Posted on November 16, 2020   Last updated on July 22, 2021 |   

Plastic Surgery After Pregnancy: How Long Should You Wait?

For many women across the United States, there is nothing more miraculous than childbirth. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 2018 alone saw an estimated 3,788,235 births nationwide. And while the figure represents a 2% decline in the annual birthrate from 2017, it s... | Read More

  Posted on November 9, 2020   Last updated on August 4, 2021 |   

Everything You Need to Know About Breast Implant Rupture

Breast augmentation is the most popular plastic surgery operation in the United States. You may be someone who has benefitted from the improved aesthetics, and bolstered confidence breast augmentation delivers. But as with everything good, it comes with its risks. One problem encountered with this p... | Read More

  Posted on September 18, 2020   Last updated on August 5, 2021 |   

Dr. Vasilakis’ Breast Augmentation Special

As Memorial Plastic Surgery’s newest addition to their group of surgeons, Dr. Vasileios Vasilakis is offering an exclusive Breast Augmentation Special from September 4 - October 16, 2020, for women to look and feel their best. "I am thrilled to officially be part of the group at Memorial Plastic ... | Read More

  Posted on September 3, 2020   Last updated on July 13, 2021 |   

Memorial Plastic Surgery Welcomes Dr. Vasileios Vasilakis

Memorial Plastic Surgery is excited to welcome plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Dr. Vasileios Vasilakis*, to our elite group of surgeons. Dr. Vasilakis has spent years refining his skills to provide patients with impeccable results to the face, breasts, and body, using cutting-edge and minimally ... | Read More

  Posted on August 27, 2020   Last updated on September 3, 2020 |   

Breast Lift vs. Breast Augmentation: What Surgery Is Right For My Body?

Every year, hundreds of women all across the United States undergo cosmetic breast surgery, with breast augmentation and breast lift as two of the leading procedures currently offered. While often combined in one surgery, they are two entirely different operations that enhance the breasts in very di... | Read More

  Posted on August 1, 2020   Last updated on July 22, 2021 |   

Breast Size Shaming: Casting Light on a Form of Bullying

According to the US Center for Disease Control, bullying is defined as “aggressive behavior with the potential to cause physical or psychological harm to the recipient.” In the United States, the National Center for Educational Statistics found that physical appearance, race, ethnicity, and gend... | Read More

  Posted on July 24, 2020   Last updated on August 5, 2021 |   

Enhancing Breast Augmentation Results w/ Strattice™

In 2018, over 300,000 women underwent breast augmentation surgery in the United States alone. As one of the leading cosmetic procedures available today, the science and technology around breast augmentation has seen continuous innovation that began with the creation of the first breast implant in 19... | Read More

  Posted on July 6, 2020   Last updated on August 5, 2021 |