What Is Elective Surgery?

I’ve heard the term “elective surgery,” but I’m not sure what it means. Is it just a procedure that you choose to get, like a nose job? – Heather The name “elective” might imply that this type of surgery is optional, but that’s not always the case. An elective procedure is simply Read more…

Laparoscopic Surgery – What is it?

Laparoscopic or “minimally invasive” surgery is a specialized technique for performing surgery. In the past, this technique was commonly used for gynecologic surgery and for gall bladder surgery. Over the last 10 years the use of this technique has expanded into intestinal surgery. In traditional “open” surgery the surgeon uses Read more…

Lip Lift Pre-Op Markings

A lip lift is a plastic surgery procedure that shortens the distance between the top border of the upper lip and the bottom (base) of the nose. It creates a fuller, younger looking top lip by increasing the amount of “pink lip” and better exposing teeth when smiling and speaking. The lip lift will result Read more…