Breast implants can be filled with:
- Saline, a naturally occurring sterile saltwater solution; or
- Silicone, a synthetic rubber-like substance
Of these, silicone breast implants tend to look and feel more like natural breast tissue. Continue reading Which Type of Breast Implant Feels the Most Natural?
Following breast augmentation, it may take five to seven days before you are able to resume working in a non-strenuous capacity. During this time, taking several short walks each day will assist with swelling and residual discomfort. So too might medications prescribed by your plastic surgeon. Continue reading How Much Time Off do I Need for Breast Implants?
Facelift surgery addresses sagging, sunken, and unattractive skin throughout the neck and face to restore a firm, youthful, and attractive appearance. With this procedure, our board-certified plastic surgeons can address skin laxity, excess fat deposits, and other issues that often accompany aging to help you look and feel your absolute best for years to come. Continue reading Five Signs You May be a Candidate for Facelift Surgery
It can often be challenging to achieve a toned, flat stomach. If your rigorous ab workouts have reached a point of diminishing returns, you may want to consider a tummy tuck. During a tummy tuck, excess skin and fat are removed and loose abdominal muscles are tightened in order to deliver a more fit looking midsection. Continue reading Am I a Candidate for a Tummy Tuck?
Eyelid surgery, also known as blepharoplasty, is an outpatient procedure performed under local or twilight anesthesia. It involves removing and repositioning excess skin and fat from the areas around your eyes to give your face a more youthful appearance.
The eyes are the window to the soul. The eyelids are the window to how tired or energized you look. Excess skin, fat, and bags around the eyelids can make you look lethargic, angry, and aged. They can also obstruct your peripheral vision.
At the Center for Plastic Surgery at Castle Rock, our double-board-certified facial plastic surgeon Dr. David J. Archibald has decades of experience and the highly specialized training necessary to deliver the results you want. This blog breaks down the eyelid surgery procedure he’ll use to help restore a vigorous, youthful appearance to your face. Continue reading How is Eyelid Surgery Performed?
About one in eight American women will develop breast cancer in their lifetimes. More than 268,000 cases are diagnosed in the United States every year. With that frightening prevalence, it’s understandable that women who undergo breast augmentation will wonder whether their implants will affect mammograms and potential breast cancer treatments.
At the Center for Plastic Surgery at Castle Rock, our renowned breast surgeon Dr. Paul Rhee wants his patients to experience the self-confidence that comes from being happy with their breasts as well as the peace of mind of knowing they’ll still be able to detect and treat breast cancer. In honor of October being National Breast Cancer Awareness month, here’s what you need to know about how your implants will — and won’t — affect mammograms and treatment. Continue reading Breast Implants and Breast Cancer
CoolSculpting and liposuction are both fat-removal procedures that can help contour your body and give you a slimmer, more toned figure. They can both help complete your fitness journey by excising fat deposits that diet and exercise alone can’t eliminate. However, which procedure best meets your needs?
At the Center for Plastic Surgery at Castle Rock, we perform both advanced VASERlipo from board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Paul Rhee and CoolSculpting from our medspa. We’re proud to be the only practice between Denver and Colorado Springs to offer CoolSculpting. Here’s a breakdown of what each procedure entails. Continue reading CoolSculpting vs. VASERlipo: Which is For Me?
Breast augmentation is an exciting procedure that can have life-altering effects. It could drastically improve your confidence and self-esteem. For many women who undergo breast augmentation, the first time they go shopping for new bras is exhilarating.
At the Center for Plastic Surgery at Castle Rock, our award-winning breast surgeon Dr. Paul Rhee has seen firsthand the thrill his patients experience when they find the perfect bra to fit their new body. In this blog, we explore the breast augmentation recovery process to help you find the perfect bra. Continue reading How Soon Can I Wear a Bra After Breast Augmentation?
BOTOX® Cosmetic is the most popular cosmetic treatment in the United States, with more than 7.4 million people using it in 2018 to reduce the appearance of their wrinkles and facial lines. However, numerous misconceptions exist about BOTOX® Cosmetic and how it works despite its popularity.
At the Center for Plastic Surgery at Castle Rock, our double-board certified facial plastic surgeon Dr. David J. Archibald is committed to helping his patients reclaim the smooth, vibrant skin they had in their youth. He also wants them to be informed about the procedures they’re considering. Here are four myths about BOTOX® Cosmetic – and the reality. Continue reading 4 BOTOX® Cosmetic Myths, Debunked
With summer approaching, shorts and skirts reappearing, and your long-awaited vacation coming up, you might be feeling a little dread and worry about your physique. The stubborn fat that you swore would be gone by the time summer came around is refusing to leave no matter what you do. If you are feeling the time pressure to get bikini ready this summer, the Center for Plastic Surgery at Castle Rock offers the revolutionary non-invasive CoolSculpting® treatment for busy people like yourself to get the summer body they want with no downtime.
Continue reading Use Vacation Days for A Day At The Beach—Not For Recovery