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A facelift, or “rhytidectomy,” is often listed among the top five most common cosmetic surgical procedures performed in the United States. In many cases, a neck lift is performed simultaneously with a facelift in order to rejuvenate the facial appearance and profile. To be sure, it is not just women who seek these procedures. With the influence of social media and competitive business environments, men represent an increasing number of candidates for facelift and neck lift treatments. The goal of a face/neck lift is to improve the visible signs of aging that injectable options such as dermal fillers or BOTOX® Cosmetic cannot fully address. Oftentimes, our surgeons at Florida Plastic Surgery Group are asked by patients how they can correct… Continue Reading

Spring is arriving soon, and this is often the time when many individuals consider options to get their bodies into the best shape possible as they start heading to the beach. Two of the most popular surgical cosmetic enhancement procedures, liposuction and abdominoplasty (commonly referred to as “tummy tuck” surgery), offer excellent opportunities to improve body contours and address aesthetic concerns affecting the midsection. With that in mind, it is important to know that they are very different procedures, and one can be more ideal than the other depending on the individual patient’s needs, goals, and expectations. Let’s explore some of the distinctions between these effective body contouring treatment options: Liposuction  If you are experiencing a collection of excess fat… Continue Reading

The board-certified plastic surgeons at Florida Plastic Surgery Group explain the benefits of QWO® and EMSCULPT NEO®, two non-surgical aesthetic enhancement solutions that are quickly rising in popularity. Jacksonville, FL – As advances in plastic surgery and non-surgical aesthetic enhancement continue to produce new treatment options for patients, the Jacksonville plastic surgeons at Florida Plastic Surgery Group are putting the spotlight on two recent additions to their practice that they say could be genuine game-changers: QWO® for cellulite reduction and EMSCULPT NEO® for body sculpting. The doctors note that these two options, both of which do not require surgery or extensive recovery periods, are giving many individuals the opportunity to effectively address common aesthetic conditions with exceptional results. QWO® is… Continue Reading

The plastic surgeons at Florida Plastic Surgery Group discuss costs of plastic surgery procedures, aspects of treatment that factor into the total price, and options for patients that can make paying for cosmetic enhancement as financially convenient as possible. Jacksonville, FL – Interest in plastic surgery and other procedures designed to enhance one’s appearance remains popular among both women and men. In fact, even during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic when many elective surgeries had to be cancelled across the U.S., statistics from Google Trends cited a significant jump in searches for plastic surgery. The board-certified Jacksonville plastic surgeons at Florida Plastic Surgery Group say this may have been an indication that more and more individuals were using downtime… Continue Reading

Plastic surgeons with Florida Plastic Surgery Group in Jacksonville discuss the advantages of virtual consultations for new patients considering treatment as well as post-operative patients who may not require in-office assistance. Jacksonville, FL – As the COVID-19 pandemic has caused a variety of major changes in our day-to-day lives, many businesses and service providers have found new and innovative ways to adapt. Medical care and aesthetic enhancement practices such as Florida Plastic Surgery Group are no exception. In addition to significantly enhancing disinfection protocols and reconfiguring its offices and scheduling practices to minimize risk of exposure to the coronavirus, the Jacksonville plastic surgeons at Florida Plastic Surgery Group have implemented a new tool of communication that allows current patients and… Continue Reading

The initial consultation and the post-operative follow-up process are two of the most important steps of the treatment experience here at Florida Plastic Surgery Group. While our team is used to conducting these aspects of care in-person, we fully understand that many individuals would like to limit their potential risk of exposure to the coronavirus as much as possible. With this in mind, our plastic surgeons offer virtual consultations that can be conducted online, and this effective tool of communication has become quite popular with our patients! Virtual consultations allow individuals to meet with members of our plastic surgery team via phone or an online video link. This can be very convenient for prospective patients who wish to talk about… Continue Reading

Hi my name is Morgen and I’m one of the PA’s at Florida Plastic Surgery Group. Today I will be discussing your discharge instructions after your facelift which may include fat grafting after your facelift. You will have an incision on both sides of your face that goes around the front side of your ear and partially behind your ear. Your sutures will be outside of the skin and you will be able to see them if you look at your incision line. You will also have one drain coming out of one or the other side of your face when you wake up you will have a wrap around your head the wrap is to decrease swelling. It also… Continue Reading

Hi my name is Morgen and I am one of the physician assistants here at Florida Plastic Surgery Group. Today I’ll be talking to you about your discharge instructions after your capsulectomy with or without mastopexy this is also known as a breast lift. When you wake up from surgery all of your sutures will be underneath the skin, they will dissolve over time and none of them will have to be removed. You will have steri-strips over all of your incisions, steri-strips are fabric band-aid like strips. You’re going to leave those on until your first post-op appointment at which time we will take them off for you. You will also have a bra on, this is a surgical… Continue Reading