Mulling Over a Mommy Makeover?

Motherhood is a beautiful thing. The effect it has on your figure? Sometimes not so much. If no amount of exercise or healthy eating is helping you restore your pre-pregnancy physique, fear not: here at Austin Plastic Surgery Institute, we’re experts in working with you to craft an individualized post birth plastic surgery treatment plan.…

Wonder if I need sunscreen today?

Ever have a morning where you are trying to decide if you should wear sunscreen that day? Hopefully the photo above will help influence your decision. This gentleman is a truck driver in the United States and no doubt has driven 100,000+ miles. I’m sure it never dawned on him that the sun exposure he…

What is the most common facial surgery for someone in their 40s?

Although there are some signs of facial aging in the 40s the most commonly performed facial procedure is the upper eyelid lift (blepharoplasty). As skin elasticity diminishes over time there is redundancy of eyelid skin that obscures the upper eyelid and makes it more difficult to put on eye shadow. Removing the skin excess immediately…

Picking the Breast size for you!

  This month Dr. Scott Haydon’s nurse, Wanda, gives us a brief overview of what to consider when when picking your size for a breast augmentation. As swimsuit season approaches, lots of women start to agonize over how well they’re going to fill out their bathing suit top. They may want to consider having a breast…

Vacation Surgery – Is Medical Tourism Dangerous?

  The APSI Thoughts On Medical Tourism in Plastic Surgery It is now summer and Americans often do what we do best in these warm months, we vacation.  For those having thoughts about undergoing a cosmetic surgery, it can be enticing to consider combining a vacation with recovery from a surgery.  And perhaps get that…

The APSI Guide to Breast Lift Surgery

  Breast Lift Surgery Breast lift surgery (also known as a mastopexy) is a procedure done to tighten the skin of the breast and raise the position of the nipple back into an ideal spot.  It is a frequently desired surgery due to the changes that occur to the breast as a result of aging, weight…