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As women age, it’s typical to experience sagging (or ptosis) of the breasts. This can occur due to pregnancy and nursing, weight loss, aging, or genetics. For women concerned about this drooping and sagging of their breasts, breast lift surgery can be a great solution. Regardless of the reason or your age, mastopexy can raise […]

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Before you start choosing the perfect implant type and size, you will begin your breast augmentation journey by getting to know your breast surgeon. It is important that you are comfortable with who you choose and you feel confident in their abilities and quality of care. While there is a laundry list of questions to […]

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Sagging occurs when the tissue becomes weak and is unable to support the weight of your breasts. Over time, your breasts droop and begin to sit at or below the inframammary line. Breast sagging may become more prominent following pregnancy, weight loss, or as you get older. These types of changes to the breasts are […]

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If you have decided to undergo a breast augmentation, you may be starting to feel overwhelmed by all the different implant choices available to you. Most people focus on implant size and material when choosing their implants, but other characteristics can play an important role in creating your overall breast look. Implant profiles, which impact […]

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Women who are unhappy with the appearance of their breasts might be considering breast augmentation. When making the decision to undergo breast augmentation surgery, patients are going to have to choose between different breast implant options. One of the choices that will need to be made is whether to get saline or silicone implants. The […]

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Contouring the body with diet and exercise might not always give you the exact results that you wished for. After all, we can only control how much fat we burn to a certain extent, especially when it comes to spot reduction. Diet and exercise might not help you get you across the finish line, but […]

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A body lift refers to a combination of procedures aimed at eliminating sagging skin in areas like the thighs, trunk, and abdominal region. There are many different regions of the body that can be lifted. In this article, we will be exclusively discussing the topic of the lower body lift. A lower body lift focuses […]

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A Butt Lift Tightens the Buttocks

By Philip J. Straka

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Excess fat and skin on the butt due to aging, weight loss, or hereditary factors can be dramatically improved with a butt lift, also referred to as gluteoplasty. A butt lift (gluteoplasty) involves removing excess fat and skin through liposuction and surgical excision. When to Come In for a Butt Lift You are an ideal candidate […]

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The combined procedure of breast enhancement with implants and a breast lift is known as augmentation mastopexy. This surgical option helps to enhance the shape and enlarge the size of the breasts. The nipples are also elevated back to their original place. The combined procedure of breast augmentation and a mastopexy provides women with younger-looking, […]

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Dr. Philip Straka is a board-certified plastic surgeon who is passionate about the procedures he specializes in, like the tummy tuck. Often, women struggle with loose, sagging skin and a belly bulge due the expanding and stretching that occurs with aging and pregnancy. The tummy tuck, or abdominoplasty, is a combination of surgical techniques intended […]

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Too many women are trying to fix loose skin and a belly bulge with dieting and exercise. Although these steps have undeniable benefits to our health, they usually won’t fix the lax skin or bulge that comes from weakened abdominal walls. For this reason, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Philip Straka offers a surgical correction known as a tummy […]

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With aging comes many changes in the female body. Among these are changes to the form and shape of the breasts, which women often find undesirable. It is not surprising that breast enhancements have been some of the most popular cosmetic and surgical procedures in the United States for several years now. Two of the […]

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