Tummy Tuck Myths Debunked

While everyone dreams of having a tight, fit physique, the abdominal region can be one of the most frustrating areas standing between you and your aesthetic goals. Factors like genetics, pregnancy, and weight fluctuations can cause muscle weakness, stubborn fat deposits, and skin that has stretched beyond its ability to bounce back. Fortunately, a tummy… Read More

When Can You Wear Contacts After Eyelid Surgery?

Eyelid surgery can rejuvenate your appearance by removing sagging skin and undereye bags that give you a permanently fatigued expression. If you struggle with daily tasks like reading and driving because your upper eyelids obscure your peripheral vision, an upper eyelid lift even has the functional benefit of expanding your field of view. Many people… Read More

Pros and Cons of Medical Travel

Traveling can broaden your horizons by allowing you to meet new people and change your perspective. With the increasing popularity of medical tourism, you may wonder if it’s better to go out of town to visit a plastic surgeon who performs your desired procedure, or look for one closer to home. Consider these possible advantages… Read More

3 Tips for Recovering from Eyelid Surgery

We instinctively look for social cues in other people’s faces. If drooping eyelid skin and heavy undereye bags make people assume you are tired or angry, an eyelid lift can help bring you a more alert, friendly appearance. This procedure involves removing excess skin and fat and tightening what remains for natural-looking results that can… Read More

How to Know if You Are a Good Candidate for Breast Reduction Surgery

There are many surgical solutions for improving the size, shape, position, and projection of your breasts. For example, if you are seeking relief from the array of problems caused by overly large, heavy breasts, you may be exploring the benefits of breast reduction surgery. With this procedure, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Stephanie Teotia can provide… Read More

The Safety Benefits of Local Anesthesia vs. General

In 1846, doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital performed the world’s first successful surgery using ether to prevent pain during the operation. Since this historic milestone, anesthetics and techniques have continued evolving, giving physicians and patients additional options for a safer, more comfortable surgical experience. While general anesthesia is the first thing that may come to… Read More

How Do You Sleep After Breast Augmentation?

As a leading female plastic surgeon, Dr. Stephanie Teotia understands the cosmetic concerns many women deal with. She uses some of the most advanced breast augmentation techniques in her practice and takes a friendly, patient-first approach to put you at ease. A crucial part of preparing for a major plastic surgery procedure is knowing what… Read More

5 Tips for an Easier Facelift Recovery

A facelift is a surgical procedure that can help address various signs of aging, including skin laxity, wrinkles, and jowls. As a leading Dallas plastic surgeon, Dr. Stephanie Teotia specializes in a procedure known as the MACS facelift, which involves smaller incisions and less downtime for healing. This approach can be ideal for those with… Read More

How to Decide If Otoplasty Is Right for You

If you have prominent, asymmetrical, misshapen ears or overly stretched earlobes, otoplasty surgery may restore your self-confidence by improving your ears’ shape, position, and proportion.   Here are some reasons you might consider getting this surgery as an adult. 1. Damaged Earlobes If you’ve stretched or torn your earlobes from years of wearing gauges or heavy… Read More

How to Care for Someone Having Cosmetic Surgery

If a friend or family member asks you to be their caretaker while they recover from a procedure like a tummy tuck or breast augmentation, you should take the responsibility seriously. Healing from surgery can be taxing, and your loved one will likely need help with essential tasks like driving, lifting objects, doing household chores,… Read More