Zinsser Plastic Surgery Blog

Body Contouring After Bariatric Surgery FAQ

August 25, 2020
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Body lift patient in Richmond Bariatric procedures can result in rapid and significant weight loss. However, after achieving that weight loss, many bariatric patients are left with frustrating functional problems and cosmetic concerns.

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Category: Body Contouring

Where Are Facelift Scars?

August 21, 2020
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All cosmetic procedures leave scars. In most cases, those scars are well-concealed within the natural folds and curves of the body. Facelift scars are no different because the incisions are made in inconspicuous places, such as behind the ear or along the hairline. Watch our video to learn more.

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What Breast Implants Have Been Recalled?

August 12, 2020
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You may have heard that certain breast implants have been recalled recently. They were recalled because of the concern of something called anaplastic large cell lymphoma, or ALCL. The recall is voluntary and asymptomatic patients with the associated implants are not currently advised to remove them due to the low risk of developing…

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How Much Does Breast Reduction Cost?

July 30, 2020
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Cost may be a factor as you decide whether to have breast reduction surgery. In many cases, this procedure is covered by healthcare insurance if it is being done to relieve back pain or other medical issues caused by large breasts.

For more information about coverage, refer to the…

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Category: Breast Surgery

New Statistics Reveal the Popularity of Facelift Surgery

July 23, 2020
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The American Society of Plastic Surgeons recently published statistics showing the current state of cosmetic procedures and treatments. According to this data, the facelift — long regarded as the gold standard of facial rejuvenation due to its ability to address significant sagging and deep wrinkles — remains popular. 123,685 total facelifts were performed in 2019, a two percent increase from the previous year.

More interesting facelift statistics can be found below, including age…

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What is the Safest Type of Breast Implant?

July 10, 2020
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Most breast augmentation patients are interested in learning about breast implant types and which one may be right for them. While they differ by look and feel, there is also safety to consider. Dr. Zinsser is an experienced plastic…

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Is Breast Augmentation Recovery Painful?

June 30, 2020
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Like all cosmetic surgeries, breast augmentation causes discomfort as you recover. Dr. John Zinsser will make sure you know what to expect and how to prepare. To learn more, please call our Richmond, VA, surgical office at 804-474-…

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What is Breast Augmentation?

June 22, 2020
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Breast augmentation (augmentation mammaplasty) is a surgical procedure that increases the size of breasts and improves their overall shape. It is the most frequently performed cosmetic procedure in the United States and has been for several years consecutively. More than 300,000 women undergo breast augmentation annually. Although it’s widely popular, that does not necessarily mean it is right for you. We encourage you to discuss your goals and your surgical options with board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. John Zinsser.

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When Will I See Facelift Results?

June 19, 2020
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It takes a little while to see the full effect of your facelift. The swelling needs plenty of time to dissipate. That being said, people notice an immediate difference as soon as the bandages come off, 48 hours after surgery. These results improve over the following 6-12 months. To learn more about it, please call Zinsser Plastic Surgery at 804-474-9805.

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Can I undergo Breast Augmentation if I plan on having Children in the Future?

June 04, 2020
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A young mother smiles while lying in bed with her infant who is grabbing her cheeks

Yes, there is no reason why you cannot have children after your breasts are augmented. Many women take this path. Below are a few considerations:

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