Archive for August, 2011

Phoenix Top Doc, Dr. John Bass Provides Another Year of Breast Reconstruction Services to the Phoenix Indian Medical Center Through Partnership with Susan G. Komen

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

Thanks to the agreement of another year’s partnership of Susan G. Komen Foundation, the Phoenix Indian Medical Center and Dr. John Bass, a Phoenix area plastic surgeon, American Indian women who have undergone mastectomy can restore their confidence.

While breast cancer is the most common form of cancer among American Indian women, very little information on breast reconstruction surgery is provided to these women. Why has breast reconstruction information been so rarely available for…

Do I Need a Breast Lift, Breast Augmentation or Breast Reduction?

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

The differences are often confusing, so below is some information which should help you determine which procedure will be recommended.
Women’s breasts often change over time, losing their youthful shape and firmness and sometimes increasing in size. These changes and loss of skin elasticity are most often a result of:

  • Aging
  • Breastfeeding
  • Gravity
  • Heredity
  • Pregnancy
  • Weight fluctuations

Breast Lifts
A breast lift (or…

7 Most Frequently Asked Questions About Tummy Tucks

Friday, August 19th, 2011
  1. What issues can a Tummy Tuck address? a) Excess fat tissue prominent in the upper and lower abdomen. b) Separation of the anterior abdominal muscles, which exercise cannot correct. c) Wrinkly or loose skin with stretch marks usually caused by aging, significant weight loss and pregnancy.
  2. At what age should I get a Tummy Tuck? There is no “normal” age to get a Tummy Tuck.

How Old is Too Old for Plastic Surgery? Dr. Bass Tells Fox 10 TV Phoenix

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

An 83 year old woman in California is all over the news for getting breast implants, so Fox 10 TV sought out Dr. Bass yesterday to learn what his thoughts are on the topic of plastic surgery and when is “too old” to get procedures.

Dr. Bass points out that it’s not a specific age that sets the limit but rather he determines fitness for plastic surgery procedures based…

Pippa Middleton’s Posterior Inspires Rush for Brazilian Butt Lifts

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

There’s a new rear that is being requested in “booty calls” to plastic surgeons recently!  Pippa Middleton, sister of Kate Middleton (now Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge’s), has sparked an increase in plastic surgery requests since dazzling the world in a form-fitting Alexander McQueen gown while serving as maid-of-honor during her big sister’s wedding to Prince William in April.

According to the UK’s Daily Star:
Since [the] Royal Wedding, cosmetic surgeons have reported a…

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