Fall Skincare: How To Transition From Summer To Autumn

Posted by Dr. Patrick Proffer on October 20, 2020

Autumn is wonderful. Pumpkins are everywhere, leaves are falling and there is a slight chill in the air that is so refreshing.

However, fall can have its downside. Especially in West Texas, fall is dry, dry, dry. With the lack of moisture in the air, it is time to transition your skin care regimen in order to maintain a healthy glow.  

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Topics: Skin care

Can You Get Your Breast Implants Resized?

Posted by Dr. Patrick Proffer on October 12, 2020

Electing to have a breast augmentation procedure is a big decision. While feeling confident in the way you look is well worth the investment, the thought of surgery can be scary, particularly when you aren’t sure how permanent the results can be. 

You may wonder if you will be able to exchange your implants for a different size after the procedure. To put your mind quickly to rest, we’re happy to let you know that the answer is yes, your implants can be exchanged for a larger or smaller size after your initial breast augmentation! 

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Topics: Breast Augmentation, Breast lift, Breast reduction

Liposuction: When It Is (and Isn’t) a Good Fit

Posted by Dr. Patrick Proffer on October 6, 2020

As many people have been stuck at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, gaining weight has become a serious frustration. While exercise and dieting can help you shed pounds, sometimes, it’s not enough. You can still find yourself with unwanted rolls and folds.

Fortunately, there are treatment options available, something that can dramatically slim your waistline, tummy, back, glutes, and thighs. Liposuction can help you take back your body and your confidence.


But, liposuction isn’t for everyone. If you’re interested in investing in a treatment for your body, mind, and soul, read on to learn when liposuction is—and isn’t—a good fit.

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Topics: Plastic Surgery, Body Contouring, Liposuction

Skincare Products and Treatments That Dermatologists Love for the Neck

Posted by Dr. Patrick Proffer on September 22, 2020


There comes a time in (almost) every woman’s life when she worries about the look of her  neck.

It’s so frustrating to see what constant exposure to the sun, harsh weather, chronic dehydration and environmental toxins can do to the once smooth, youthful-looking neck and décolleté.

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Topics: Skin care, Beauty

Take Years Off Your Face With A Halo Laser Treatment

Posted by Dr. Patrick Proffer on September 17, 2020

Lately when you look in the mirror, you’re seeing more signs of aging skin. Fine lines, crow’s feet, wrinkles—you see it all. You’re noticing enlarged pores and acne scars that seem more visible. The overall texture of your skin is changing, too. It feels rough and bumpy where once it was soft and smooth.

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Topics: Laser skin rejuvenation, HALO laser

8 Necessities Your Summer Skincare Regimen Is Missing

Posted by Dr. Patrick Proffer on September 1, 2020


Summertime gives us all an opportunity to wear shorts, sleeveless summer dresses, tank tops and flip flops. That means we’re also showing off a lot more skin, which is a good thing—if you’re utilizing sunscreen and following a skincare regimen that’s personalized for your skincare needs.

Most summertime skincare regimens are geared for ongoing preparation, prevention and protection measures by addressing your skin condition, whether it’s dehydrated, sensitized, acne prone, prone to blotchiness and discoloration, or aging.

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Topics: Skin care, Beauty

The Best Spa Treatments To Get Near The End Of Summer

Posted by Dr. Patrick Proffer on August 25, 2020


Summer is all about the beach, time with friends and family, and safely soaking up the sun. Whether you’re enjoying the holidays from the safety of your backyard or the wide skies of a national park, you want to look your best. 

But while summer is great for enjoying the great outdoors, it’s not so nice on your skin. Heat, dry air, wind, and potent UV rays are a recipe for skin problems like dull, flaky, and damaged skin. 

You deserve to look stunning when summer ends, and these quick spa treatments can help. Below, we’ll share our favorite treatments for dewy, soft, flawless skin—even in the late August heat.


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Topics: Plastic Surgery, Breast Augmentation

What To Do Before And After Your Breast Augmentation To Get the Best Results

Posted by Dr. Patrick Proffer on August 11, 2020


If you’re planning to have breast augmentation surgery, right now you’re pretty excited about getting the procedure. You’re also likely wrestling with concerns that the whole experience won’t turn out the way you want.

The best thing to do is to prepare your body and your mind for your surgical procedure. This means taking care of your health, learning as much as you can about the procedure, and getting to know the people who will be taking care of you

To help you prepare, we’ve prepared the following checklist of what to do before and after your breast augmentation to get the best results. By following these steps, you will not only shorten your recovery time, but you’ll also achieve the results you’ve been hoping for.

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Topics: Plastic Surgery, Breast Augmentation

Dr. Patrick Proffer Wins The News Channel 10 Viewer’s Choice Award For “Best Plastic Surgeon”

Posted by Dr. Patrick Proffer on August 4, 2020


Proffer Surgical Associates is proud to announce that Dr. Patrick Proffer has been awarded “Best Plastic Surgeon” from the 2020 News Channel 10 Viewer’s Choice Awards. 

At Proffer Surgical Associates, we don’t do what we do for awards or recognition. We do it to help you feel confident and love the way you look. But this award tells us that our services have made a difference in the lives of our Amarillo neighbors, and we couldn’t ask for anything better.

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Topics: News

Could You Have Skin Cancer? 5 Warning Signs To Watch Out For

Posted by Dr. Patrick Proffer on July 28, 2020


Your skin is the largest organ of your body, and it is awesome. 

Skin is part of our integumentary system. Its membrane and three layers of tissue—the epidermis, dermis, and hypodermis—act as an insulating shield that protects us from extreme temperatures, damaging sunlight, harmful chemicals, and infection. 

It’s waterproof, it is stretchable and it is capable of repairing itself. It even cushions us when we take a fall. 

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Topics: Skin care, Programs