Half the Battle is Recovery

Some women undergo breast augmentation in Virginia Beach to achieve overall satisfaction and confidence with their looks. The procedure is only part of the effort, as patients need to know how to care for themselves to fully recover from the surgery. Dr. Rosenblum provides specific instructions to ensure a safe recovery from your breast augmentation. Here are some post-op care tips to follow: No Heavy Lifting or Any Strenuous Activity Most women would love to hit the gym to get back into shape and ensure their new bust goes well with the perfect body. Heavy lifting or any strenuous activity, however, is a big no-no for those who are recovering from their breast surgery. The body is still recuperating from the procedure, and working out will only add strain and impede recovery. Rest is Paramount Rest is important following surgery. When you lie down, make sure your chest and head are slightly elevated than your lower body. If you’re a side sleeper, use a soft pillow under your mid-back and shoulders for added comfort and support. You can stay in bed during the early stages of healing, but you still need to do light walking as a form of exercise. …

What You Need to Know about Liposuction, But Afraid to Ask

It’s no secret that liposuction removes stubborn fat. Everyone has extra fat here and there that they’d like to shed, and liposuction is a simple solution to those problem areas. But before you jump right in, here’s everything you need to know about liposuction. What’s the Procedure Like? Liposuction is minimally invasive. Incisions made into your skin are normally less than one inch in length. We’ll apply a solution to the skin to reduce bleeding and pain before the incision. Once done, Dr. Rosenblum will insert a tube into the skin to remove fatty cells and fat. The procedure is relatively quick compared to other plastic surgery procedures. You can resume most routine activities after a week. Should You Get It? Liposuction is beneficial to patients who are at or near their ideal weight, but have disproportionate deposits of fat that are resistant to dieting and exercise. The ideal candidates for liposuction are non-smokers who are generally in good health and have realistic expectations about its outcome. The procedure is also ideal for patients with good muscle tone and skin elasticity. If a patient has already loose, saggy skin or lost a significant amount of weight, liposuction may only worsen …