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Archive for May, 2013

Undergoing Breast Reconstruction Surgery?

Breast reconstruction surgery can be a life-changing procedure for women who have undergone mastectomy following cancer or who have uneven sized breasts or are overall, not satisfied with their current bust appearance. But while the treatment has been around for several years, not everyone realizes that it is indeed a very complex procedure that requires […]

Housewife Getting More Plastic Surgery

For some people, plastic surgery can be a saving grace, correcting physical deformities and abnormalities that hindered their ability to carry out their lives normally. However, for others plastic surgery is more like a bag of Pringles. As they slogan says, “Once You Pop, You Can’t Stop,” and that seems to be the motto for […]

The History of Plastic Surgery

Did you know that the history of plastic surgery goes way back to World War I? The first plastic surgery procedures were performed on soldiers whose faces had been disfigured by warfare weapons, including bombs, bullets and flamethrowers. These weapons left soldiers vulnerable for severe attacks and left them with broken bones and burns beyond […]

Weight-loss Goals for this Summer

It’s not too late to set your weight loss goal for this summer. For those stubborn pockets of fat that diet & exercise can’t remove, our VECTRA XT 3D imaging system can show you how your body will look after liposuction, tummy tuck, smartlipo, and virtually any other cosmetic surgery procedure.

What is Facial Contouring?

Contouring is 1 of the oldest makeup techniques that can balance out parts of the face that you dislike & minimize flaws. Facial fillers are a longer lasting solution that can also help to add contour to parts of the face. Sculptra, for example, is a filler that can correct facial wrinkles, folds, and other […]

Did Hayden Panettiere Get Breast Implants?

Living under a constant radar, it’s not shocking that some celebrities turn to plastic surgery to correct damage done by years of stress and fatigue or to simply look their best on screen. Some of the biggest names in show business have undergone liposuction, Botox injections and even facial reconstructive plastic surgery to look – […]

Trend in Arm Lift Surgery

Plastic surgery trends have often followed what’s popular in Hollywood. Here at Shafer Plastic Surgery, is not uncommon for us to hear about patients requesting treatments to resemble their favorite celebrities. Kate Middleton’s nose has been all the rage in the past few months, leading to a surge in Rhinoplasty requests in New York. Curvaceous […]

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