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Breast Augmentation Candidates

August 08, 2019

Woman in a black bra after breast augmentationBreast enlargement has been the Number 1 cosmetic procedure in the U.S. since 2006, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Using breast implants, Dr. Victor Perez can create the breast size and shape you are envisioning. First, he'll want to listen to your concerns so he can make…

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Do I Need to Lose Weight Before a Cosmetic Procedure?

July 23, 2019

Woman happy while she stands on a scale and sees weight loss Making sure you are a good candidate for cosmetic surgery is an important part of the process. One of the candidacy factors is body weight. Some people may be advised by the plastic surgeon that they will need to lose a certain amount of weight in order for surgery to be safe and effective. This could apply to any procedure, and it often comes up in relation to body surgeries, including:

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17 Years of Service at the Kansas City VA Medical Center

July 16, 2019

We are proud to celebrate Dr. Victor Perez's 17 years of service as the Chief of the Plastic Surgery Service at the Kansas City VA Medical Center. Dr. Perez recently received a commemorative pin honoring 15 years of service (a little late, but worth the wait!). As a surgical practice, our entire staff is exceedingly proud of the important surgical services Dr. Perez provides to retired servicemen and servicewomen in our region.

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Do You Need a Tummy Tuck?

May 08, 2019

Tummy tuck surgery (also called "abdominoplasty") sculpts and re-shapes the belly by removing excess skin and fat. The only way to know if you can benefit from a tummy tuck, and if it is the right procedure for your goals, is to visit experienced plastic surgeon Dr. Victor Perez. He makes sure you know all of your options. Tummy tucks benefit a wide range of patients, including moms interested in rejuvenating their bodies, as well as men and women wanting to define and sculpt their abdomens.

Tummy Tuck May Be the Right Option for Addressing Post-Pregnancy Changes

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CO2 Laser Skin Resurfacing This Spring

April 11, 2019

Are you interested in repairing common skin problems on your face, neck and chest? CO2 laser skin resurfacing is an effective, minimally invasive way to do so. The springtime is ideal for this laser therapy. Learn why in the sections below.

Why Now Is A Great Time for CO2 Laser Resurfacing

Truthfully, any time of year is a great time to get laser skin resurfacing, but the cloudy days that linger in the springtime are beneficial in two ways: limited sun exposure before your treatment and after.

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Category: Skin Care

Breast Augmentation was the Top Cosmetic Procedure Again in 2018

April 01, 2019

Breast enlargement has once again taken the top spobreasts-swimsuit-stomach.jpgt for annual number of procedures, according to recently released statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. This procedure increases breast size while also improving overall breast shape, projection and cleavage.

Breast Augmentation Remains Wildly Popular

In 2018, there were 313,735 breast augmentations…

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Breast Lift Scars and Other Results

March 21, 2019

Close-up of a woman's breasts in a white bra after breast lift surgeryDrooping, deflated breasts may leave you wishing for a firmer, perkier bust. Breast lift surgery removes sagging skin and tightens breast tissue. Nipples are restored to a higher position if they have descended. The goal is to bring back your own positive feelings about your body. While incisions are one aspect of breast lift surgery, the resulting scars will be as minimal and…

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Category: Breast Lift

Tips for a Successful Breast Augmentation Recovery

March 06, 2019

Woman relaxing in bed during breast augmentation recoveryAfter your breast augmentation procedure, you won't want to do much more than snuggle up under the covers. Take this opportunity to treat yourself! Forget about your normal to-do lists and tasks, and instead indulge in a few movies or a good novel.

Here are three ways you can prepare for a comfortable recovery:

1. Put Together a…

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Rhinoplasty Recovery Time and Results

February 12, 2019

Woman-touching-nose.jpgThe rhinoplasty procedure does require some downtime and self-care following the surgery, but the results are well worth it. Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Victor Perez sculpts the shape, size and contour of the nose to create the facial appearance you want, and patients are very pleased with the results possible with nose surgery. This procedure brings facial features into proportion, so that…

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Category: Rhinoplasty

6 Questions about Tummy Tuck Surgery

January 30, 2019

Tummy tuck surgery, which is also called abdominoplasty, is a body contouring procedure. Here are several of the top FAQs related to this procedure:

1. What is a tummy tuck?

Tummy tuck surgery removes excess skin and fat on the belly. You may have always had this extra abdominal fat, or you may have developed it because of:

  • Weight gain
  • Pregnancy
  • Aging

For some people, this extra "pooch" on the abdomen seems to be exceedingly stubborn, no matter how fervently you pursue diet and exercise. Surgical intervention removes the excess tissue once and for all,…

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