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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

Jacksonville plastic surgeons explain how virtual consultations allow them to maximize COVID-19 safety precautions by meeting with prospective patients and post-operative patients via phone or an online video link.

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

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

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

Jacksonville plastic surgeons with Florida Plastic Surgery Group discuss breast implant safety and other topics relating to breast augmentation.

Plastic surgeons with Florida Plastic Surgery Group answer frequently asked questions about breast implant safety, candidacy, and recovery from breast augmentation. Jacksonville, FL – According to the most recent statistics available from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, breast augmentation remains the most popular surgical cosmetic enhancement procedure in the U.S. The numbers from the ASPS reveal that the treatment was performed approximately 313,000 times in 2018—a 4% jump from the previous year. With this in mind, the Jacksonville plastic surgeons at Florida Plastic Surgery Group, a practice offering breast surgery and a variety of other surgical and non-surgical cosmetic enhancement procedures, say that it’s important for women who are considering breast augmentation to have accurate information regarding candidacy for… Continue Reading

It is very common for men to develop excess fat in the breast area at some point in their lives. This condition can also be caused by excess glandular tissue in the breasts, which can affect men from early adolescence well into adulthood. The term “gynecomastia” is often used to describe these effects, and men who experience enlarged breasts can suffer from extreme self-consciousness due to the condition. Whether gynecomastia can be reduced by exercise is a common question, and the answer ultimately depends on the type of gynecomastia present and exactly what is causing the condition.  In cases where the breasts are enlarged because of a collection of excess fat in the area, some individuals may achieve some degree… Continue Reading