Frank Campanile

Many men and women believe that a tummy tuck should give them a more slender waistline, love handles and all. Unfortunately, the nature of abdominoplasty surgery isn't quite that all-encompassing. While eliminating your love handles with a tummy tuck isn't impossible, it does mean including liposuction to eliminate excess fat that abdominoplasty alone would leave behind. [...]

Frank Campanile

Just as the choice to enhance your breasts in the first place is a very personal one, so is deciding whether to share that decision with your loved ones. Although it’s likely those who care the most will be supportive beforehand and helpful after breast augmentation surgery, that first step toward discussion can still feel intimidating. [...]

Frank Campanile

Most women focus principally on their desired cup size when considering breast enlargement, but plastic surgeons know it's equally important to consider profile when selecting implants. In general, there is a trend among surgeons and patients to select higher profile implants for younger women while preferring a subtler look for older patients. Does this mean you’re [...]

Frank Campanile

Many women wonder if there is an ideal time of year to schedule a breast augmentation. With today's advances in surgical technology, you can fit this procedure into your hectic schedule pretty much year-round. However, spring is one of the most convenient seasons to schedule your surgery, for three very simple reasons. 1. Between Hectic Winter [...]

Frank Campanile

A skilled tummy tuck surgeon will think carefully about your belly button when planning tummy tuck surgery. The fact is that the navel is the most central, most eye-catching feature on the belly. A belly button that looks odd or fake can be an immediate giveaway of your surgery, while a well-crafted one can serve as [...]

Frank Campanile

Breast augmentation remains one of the most popular and enduring plastic surgeries. As such, there continue to be a number of innovative surgical techniques and technologies applied to this procedure. One of the latest involves a new type of implant that’s purported to be much lighter than either silicone or saline implants in their current form. [...]

Frank Campanile

Although there are some definite benefits to using saline implants for breast augmentation (like the fact that they can be placed with slightly smaller incisions and are a bit less expensive than their silicone gel counterparts), many women avoid saline implants because they are concerned they might have visible implant rippling. A common way to minimize [...]

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Men are less open than women in talking about their body insecurities, but their self-confidence is just as likely to suffer if struggling with a “spare tire” that just won’t go away. How you feel about your physical appearance can be a major barrier to feeling positive, and not just about your body. If you’re frustrated [...]

Frank Campanile

When considering breast enlargement, you can all too easily overwhelm yourself with plenty of confusing medical information culled from a variety of sources. Since many patients wonder about the various distinguishing features of breast implants, I've prepared this quick primer to address four of the most misunderstood elements. 1. Selecting the Right Implant Size Remember that [...]

Frank Campanile

As time marches on, you continually update things such as your hairstyle, home décor and fashion sense. After all, your tastes and preferences do evolve over time. Accordingly, sometimes even a previous breast augmentation surgery could use an update too. Forces of Nature Gravity is a major enemy in your battle for beautiful breasts. As part [...]