Your Dream Summer Body Starts Now: 5 Ways to Get Beach Ready by June

Posted by Dr. Patrick Proffer on April 28, 2020


Having the body of your dreams doesn’t necessarily mean looking like the women or men on the cover of Vogue. It means having a body that you feel good about and feel comfortable in. 

Maybe that means Vogue, maybe Parenting or Good Housekeeping. Whatever look you’re going for with your ideal body, you know how frustrating it can be when summer rolls around and your body just isn’t where you want it to be.

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Topics: Breast Augmentation, Breast reduction, Liposuction, tummy tuck, HALO

The Different Types Of Gynecomastia: Which One Do You Have?

Posted by Dr. Patrick Proffer on October 22, 2019

All of us want to feel confident in our own skin, and men are no different! But if you don’t feel comfortable with the way your chest looks, that can feel impossible.           

One common and yet seldom talked about condition can destroy your self-confidence and make going shirtless something you dread. This condition is called Gynecomastia, and according to the Mayo Clinic, 30 percent of men will develop it at some point in their lives. 

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Topics: Breast reduction, Liposuction, Gynecomastia

3 Breast Procedures: Which Is Right For You?

Posted by Dr. Patrick Proffer on October 22, 2019

A woman's breast contour plays a big part in whether she faces the world with confidence or not. Some women are born with an ideal breast shape and size; many women are not. Cosmetic breast surgery is here to help the woman who does not have the breast contour she desires.

There are three options when it comes to restructuring the breast contour: breast augmentation, breast lift and breast reduction. Let's look at each and see which one is right for you.

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Topics: Breast Augmentation, Breast lift, Breast reduction

Chronic Back Pain? Maybe You Should Consider Breast Reduction

Posted by Dr. Patrick Proffer on September 10, 2019

From childhood, girls see media images of large-breasted women being touted as “the” way to look if you want to be attractive. Maybe you’ve been complimented on the size of your breasts, or even told “You’re so lucky!” by women with smaller breasts. 

Inside though, all you can think of are the drawbacks. Many women with larger-than-average breasts deal with severe back pain which, left untreated, can become debilitating. Estimates show that women with extremely large breasts number at least 1 million in the United States, and these women are more prone to chronic pain than their smaller-chested counterparts.

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Topics: Plastic Surgery, Breast reduction

The Latest Trend In Breast Implants

Posted by Dr. Patrick Proffer on October 9, 2017

Less is more – at least it is in regards to breast augmentation.

Plastic surgeons around the country have noticed a trend over the past few years. Women who come in for breast augmentation are looking to get larger breasts, but want a natural look instead of the busty look. In other words, they are opting to go up a single cup size (B and C cups, on average) rather than two or three (D or DD).

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Topics: Breast Augmentation, Breast lift, Breast reduction

Why Should You Use Compression Garments After Surgery?

Posted by Dr. Patrick Proffer on April 25, 2017

Compression garments aid in a smooth recovery process after surgical procedures. Made of elastic material and cloth to facilitate a tight (but not constrictive) fit, compression garments ensure that specific body areas receive constant, uniform pressure. These garments are sized to fit the contours of your body and for the type of surgery that you underwent.

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Topics: Plastic Surgery, Body Contouring, Breast reduction, Breast Reconstruction, Liposuction

What Is DIEP Flap Reconstruction?

Posted by Dr. Patrick Proffer on September 5, 2017

One of options for breast reconstruction surgery is DIEP flap reconstruction.

This procedure uses skin and tissue from the lower abdomen of the patient to reconstruct the shape and size of the breast that requires reconstruction.

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Topics: Breast reduction

How To Do A Self Breast Exam

Posted by Dr. Patrick Proffer on August 4, 2017

One out of five times, breast cancer is found through a physical exam, instead of with a mammogram. That reason alone should inspire women of all ages to do a monthly self-exam.

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Topics: Breast reduction

Men Can Have Breast Cancer, Too

Posted by Dr. Patrick Proffer on August 4, 2017

Breast cancer is considered to be a malignant tumor that starts in cells from the breasts. Many people are unaware that men do have a small amount of breast tissue, and that their breast tissue can become cancerous. Men can even get the same types of breast cancer as women.

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Topics: Breast reduction

5 Sports Bras To Keep You From Busting Out At The Gym

Posted by Dr. Patrick Proffer on August 26, 2015

As any woman with a larger bustline knows, finding the right sports bra is no easy task. The need for support is magnified when jumping onto a treadmill or joining in a Zumba class. Below, we're sharing five sports bras that will keep you comfortable and secure.

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Topics: Breast Augmentation, Breast lift, Breast reduction