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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

Jacksonville plastic surgeons with Florida Plastic Surgery Group explain the advantages of QWO® for cellulite reduction and EMSCULPT NEO® for body sculpting – two non-surgical treatments that have recently taken the cosmetic enhancement world by storm.

The plastic surgeons at Florida Plastic Surgery Group explain the benefits of EMSCULPT NEO®, a non-surgical aesthetic enhancement solution that is 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 a recent addition to their practice that they say could be a genuine game-changer: EMSCULPT NEO® for body sculpting. The doctors note that EMSCULPT NEO® does not require surgery or extensive recovery periods, are giving many individuals the opportunity to effectively address common aesthetic conditions with exceptional results. Another new, non-surgical treatment at the practice – EMSCULPT NEO® – is designed to… 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 Jacksonville plastic surgeons at Florida Plastic Surgery Group say this may have been an indication that more and more individuals were using downtime during… 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

Mommy Makeovers offer women who have experienced the physical changes caused by pregnancy and breastfeeding the opportunity to comprehensively renew their body contours and rejuvenate their appearance. A customized Mommy Makeover includes a carefully chosen selection of cosmetic enhancement options designed to address a number of concerns. The most popular treatments in a Mommy Makeover typically include those that restore the appearance of areas such as the abdomen and breasts—which are often the regions most affected after pregnancy—as well as other areas showing signs of excess fat accumulation, inelastic skin, or other concerns. With all of this in mind, many women who are considering a Mommy Makeover wonder how long they should wait before having these types of procedures. In… Continue Reading

“Jowls” are characterized by excess, inelastic skin that collects just under the cheeks and along the jawline. This is a very common concern, and one that can affect just about everybody, regardless of how well they take care of their health and their skin. This is due to the fact that the skin loses elasticity and collagen as the natural aging process continues. Factors such as genetics, weight fluctuations, smoking, and sun exposure can also contribute to the development of jowls, but aging is usually the most prominent cause. Fortunately, there are treatment options available that can reduce signs of jowls to create firmer skin in the mid- to lower face, along with a more contoured jawline. A surgical facelift… Continue Reading

To Our Patients, Florida Plastic Surgery Group is mindful of the concerns in society and is taking proactive steps to minimize risk to our staff and patients during the ongoing COVID-19 situation. These are abnormal times that are requiring innovative approaches to minimize exposure risk. As such we are implementing the following processes and procedures for the time being: We are offering virtual visit options (phone or FaceTime) for all our post-operative patients not requiring in office assistance as well as all new patients seeking consultations. We have implemented disinfection protocols for our offices that will have all surface areas disinfected 4 times a day. We will be rescheduling all cosmetic injectable patients in March for April 1 or later… Continue Reading

Reconstructive surgery offers women who are facing the physical and emotional turmoil of a mastectomy a way to rebuild the breast with results that can closely mimic the look and feel of a natural breast. The field of breast reconstruction has seen numerous advances over the years, and there are now several different options for breast restoration with either the patient’s own tissue, implants, or a combination of the two. This ultimately gives patients more of a selection to choose from when deciding upon the ideal type of breast reconstruction for their unique anatomical needs and goals.  Our plastic surgeons in Jacksonville offer the entire spectrum of breast reconstruction techniques. During the initial consultation, our doctor will conduct an examination,… Continue Reading