Plastic Surgery Blogs – Cosmetic Surgery Insights

What are the Benefits of Breast Augmentation?

To get a breast augmentation, you have to take time off from your daily routine, get some prescriptions filled, arrange for your caregiver, endure some physical discomfort, be put to sleep and possibly take out a loan to pay for the surgery!! So we...

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Scarless Breast Augmentation may not be such a great idea

Stephen W. Gordon, M.D. There has been a recent revival in the news media about breast augmentation with implants being done through the armpit (trans-axillary breast augmentation), or belly button (trans-umbilical). Doing breast augmentations using remote incisions are not new ideas and for the...

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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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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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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 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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