Plastic Surgery Blogs – Cosmetic Surgery Insights

Breast Augmentaion FAQs

Dr. Stephen Gordon Patient:  “I used to have small perky breasts and then I had a breast augmentation. Now, my breasts are uneven, low and sagging on my chest and when I lie down they slide into my armpits!! What happened?” DrG: This is...

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A tribute to Drs. Zamboni and Rifley

Dr. Stephen Gordon—Friend and Colleague Within a two month period, The Greater Las Vegas Community has lost, through death, two great plastic surgeons, Drs. William Zamboni  (1958 – 2015) and William Rifley (1960 – 2015). They will be greatly missed by family, friends, colleagues...

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Diversity

Q: Why Dr. Gordon for my Facial procedure? A: Racial Diversity Dr. Gordon does not  “…discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity or sexual orientation…” But Dr. Gordon recognizes that when it comes to the face, Race DOES matter. Simply stated,...

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Transgender Surgery

Dr. Gordon performs a limited number of surgical procedures which either feminize or masculinize the human face or body. He has chosen not to go into great detail about this here, on his website, but is available for consultation by phone, skype or in...

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LABIALPLASTY

The labia minora or “inner lips” in the vaginal area occasionally are unequal in size or projection. This can produce irritation and become a hygiene issue as well as a cosmetic appearance issue. This is a problem we can solve or improve with labialplasty,...

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MOMMY MAKEOVER

“MOMMY MAKEOVER” SURGERY IN LAS VEGAS “Mommy Makeover” is the clever and catchy terminology used to describe the two or more surgical procedures usually performed simultaneously to repair the damage done by pregnancy to the female body. The specific procedures performed can vary tremendously...

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PLUS SIZE PATIENTS

Please note: the following discussion is not about morbidly obese patients (body mass index of over 40) who really need to undergo massive weight loss or bariatric surgery before any cosmetic procedures are considered. This section is intended to be helpful to individuals who...

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ETHNIC (NON-WHITE) COSMETIC SURGERY

ETHNIC (NON-WHITE) COSMETIC SURGERY When we talk or think about medicine and surgery in general, it doesn’t matter what the ethnic heritage of the individual is. People are people. However when the thought process turns to cosmetic surgery, then the racial or ethnic attributes...

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Cosmetic Surgery for Men

Depending upon individual circumstances, men can be candidates for every procedure that would be performed on a woman. If you have specific needs or questions, please do not hesitate to contact Dr. Gordon. The following sections highlight procedures which are usually more applicable to...

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Bad Breasts

“WHY DO THESE BREASTS LOOK BAD?” Patient:  “I used to have small perky breasts and then I had a breast augmentation. Now my breasts are uneven, low and sagging on my chest, and when I lie down they slide into my armpits!! What happened?”...

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Breast Reduction

Breast Reduction (Mammaplasty) While listed as a cosmetic surgery procedure, many women have breast reduction to reduce back and shoulder pain associated with breasts that are too large. Dr. Gordon will discuss a variety of surgical procedures which reduce the breast including breast liposuction....

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Breast Lift

Breast Lift (Mastopex) Women are candidates for breast lifts if their breast gland is too low on the chest, if the gland folds over and rests on the chest, or if the nipples are too low. Adult women of all ages and body types...

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Patient of The Month, Yesenia

Yesenia came to us for a consultation in November of 2012. She was interested in liposuction and fat grafts to the buttocks. After having an impression lasting consultation with Dr. Gordon, she decided to book her surgery. She returned to our office in December...

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Patient of the month, Christine

I’m even happier now! Let me start off by saying that we are all created beautiful! That’s what Dr. Stephen Gordon said to me during my consultation in Feb 2002.  He also insisted that I didn’t NEED any reconstructive surgery. It was then I...

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