Sinno Center for Plastic Surgery Blog

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Scar Management 101: A Guide to Minimizing Scars After Plastic Surgery

It’s not surprising that virtually every patient considering plastic surgery asks about what the scars will look like before deciding whether to proceed. Scar formation is a natural part of the healing process. Even though scars are permanent, certain techniques can help them fade during the initial couple of years after your surgery. The decision …

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Mommy Makeover Recovery Timeline & Tips Week by Week

When patients are considering mommy makeover surgery, one of their main concerns is the recovery process. This is especially true for mothers with children at home who may already be juggling work, car pools, and other responsibilities. Even though the recovery can be intimidating, the vast majority of our patients say the dramatic results are …

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Why Wearing Compression Garments After Liposuction Is Essential

The name compression garment doesn’t sound very comfortable, which is likely why many liposuction patients balk at the idea of having to wear it virtually 24/7 for weeks after their procedures. But if you substitute “snug, form-fitting garment” for “compression,” the idea doesn’t seem so bad, right? Whatever the name, getting the best possible results …

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Does Insurance Cover Labiaplasty? Your Top Labiaplasty Questions Answered

Often, women considering labiaplasty find it difficult to discuss their concerns or ask questions about the procedure. We understand the sensitive nature of the procedure, and our practice ensures that patients feel comfortable throughout their experience. In this blog post, we help get the conversation started by answering some of the most common questions about …

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How Do Breast Implants Change Your Breasts?

Asking how breast implants change your breasts may seem like a head-scratcher—yes, they make them bigger. But implants can alter the look or feel of your breasts in multiple ways. Many breast augmentation patients want to know if the procedure will change their nipples or areolae, reduce sagging, or affect their ability to breastfeed in …

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Liposuction vs Tummy Tuck: Which Is Right for You?

If you’re self-conscious about the appearance of your midsection but aren’t sure whether you should get liposuction or a tummy tuck, you’re not alone. My patients often ask about the difference between the two body contouring procedures. Both improve the midsection’s appearance, but they work in different ways and are suitable for different types of …

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What’s the Difference Between Labiaplasty & Vaginal Rejuvenation?

As plastic surgery grows more common around the country, both women and men are becoming more comfortable talking about various aesthetic procedures. I've noticed that to be the case, too, with my patients here near Columbia. Labiaplasty and vaginal rejuvenation are two treatments that have become increasingly popular and less mysterious or taboo. Although each …

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