Charlotte NC Plastic Surgery Blog

Charlotte Liposuction

Charlotte Liposuction

Upper arms, thighs, buttocks, hips, back, and knees all have something in common; they are all parts of the body that many people struggle with due to stubborn, excess fat. These can be difficult parts of the body to tone. Traditional diet and exercise often have little effect on the areas predetermined by genetics to hold onto fat. Board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Victor Ferrari uses Charlotte liposuction to remove troublesome pockets of fat from various parts of the body.

Through small incisions made around your trouble area, Dr. Ferrari is able to remove excess fat and improve the contour of the body. Charlotte liposuction is a versatile procedure that is often combined with other cosmetic procedures to produce optimal results. Some of the most common procedures coupled with liposuction are abdominoplasty and face lift surgery. Charlotte liposuction is not a form of weight loss but a body contouring procedure. When performed by a skilled plastic surgeon such as Dr.Ferrari , Charlotte liposuction produces some amazing results. Take a look at our online before and after photo gallery of Charlotte liposuction to see some of the results our patients have enjoyed.

If you have tried dieting and exercise but were unhappy with the results you achieved, contact our office to discuss how liposuction can help you trim down your trouble areas.


Charlotte Rhinoplasty

Charlotte Rhinoplasty

There are many people that consider rhinoplasty for various reasons. People are often unhappy with the size or shape of their nose while others have difficulty breathing due to an abnormality in their nose. A skilled rhinoplasty surgeon, Dr. Victor Ferrari can help improve the appearance of your nose and improve your breathing abilities using the latest in nose surgery techniques.

A nose that is misshaped can take attention away from an otherwise beautiful face. A nose may be misshaped due to genetics or become misshaped due to injury. Charlotte Rhinoplasty is effective in reducing the size of the nose, reshaping the end of the nose, removing a bump on the bridge of the nose, or create smaller nostrils. Dr. Ferrari uses nose surgery to alter the appearance of the nose restoring balance and symmetry to the face.

Breathing issues may also be remedied using rhinoplasty surgery. While the outside of the nose may appear fine, the inner part of the nose may be to blame for breathing issues. Imperfections of the interior part of the nose may cause difficulty breathing or snoring. Dr. Ferrari can alleviate these issues with rhinoplasty.

If you would like to discuss how rhinoplasty can improve your appearance or ability to breath, contact our office to schedule a consultation.


More Youthful Breast through Charlotte Breast Lift Surgery

Charlotte Breast Lift Surgery

Women who are unhappy with their breasts are often under the misconception that breast augmentation is the cure all for breast woes. While breast augmentation is a wonderful procedure to help women increase the size of their breasts, there are some women that need more than breast augmentation alone. Charlotte board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Victor Ferrari offers a variety of breast procedures including breast lift surgery.

Women who’s breasts that have begun to sag often need a breast lift rather than breast augmentation or breast lift in conjunction with breast augmentation to achieve the results they desire. There are many reasons breasts may begin to sag including age, breast feeding or significant weight loss. In any case, Dr. Ferrari can help restore your breasts to a more youthful appearance using breast lift surgery.

If you would like to learn more about how breast lift surgery can improve the appearance of your breasts, contact our office to schedule your confidential consultation. Our friendly knowledgeable staff is ready to help you achieve the body of your dreams.


IPL Photofacial – Skin Treatment – Charlotte

IPL PhotofacialThere are a number of skin blemishes that can mar your appearance. If you are looking for a procedure to rejuvenate your appearance and remove minor skin blemishes, there is an IPL photofacial. This laser skin treatment can give your appearance a refreshed, youthful boost.

The IPL photofacial is a non-invasive laser treatment that uses an intense pulsed light (IPL) to treat the skin. The bursts of energy trigger a healing action in the skin, which results in the removal of minor skin blemishes like mild acne scars, sun damage and fine lines or wrinkles. The procedure takes about twenty minutes and is relatively painless.

Consult with an experienced practitioner like Dr. Victor Ferrari for more information about the benefits of an IPL photofacial.

Contact us at our office in Charlotte to schedule your consultation.


Breast Reconstruction – Charlotte Plastic Surgery

Breast ReconstructionAs a result of mastectomy for breast cancer treatment, many women may consider breast reconstruction. Breast reconstruction can be an important part of the overall journey to recovery and returning life to normal.

Breast reconstruction is a surgical procedure that reconstructs the natural size and shape of the patient’s breasts, often by using donor tissue from other parts of the body. Typically, reconstructive tissue is transferred, or “grafted,” from parts of the body where there is plenty of excess tissue, such as the stomach or back. To restore volume, breast implants may be used. After the donor tissue is surgically placed, expander implants are sometimes temporarily inserted to create space for the breast implants.

Consult with an experienced plastic surgeon like Dr. Victor Ferrari for more information about breast reconstruction.

Contact us at our office in Charlotte to schedule you for a consultation.


Blepharoplasty – Charlotte Eyelid Surgery

BlepharoplastySleepy-looking eyelids can be problematic to your self-confidence. As we age, the eyes are often the first to show signs of aging, since the tissue around the eyelids is some of the thinnest on the body and is therefore the most susceptible to the effects of aging. A blepharoplasty is a cosmetic procedure that can rejuvenate your appearance.

A blepharoplasty, also known as eyelid surgery, can treat aging signs that have affected the upper and/or lower eyelids. As the eyelids age, the looser skin may start to droop or wrinkle. Puffiness may also develop as fatty deposits create bags around the eyes. The procedure involves surgically removing excess skin and fat to tighten the eyelids for a refreshed appearance.

Consult with an experienced plastic surgeon like Dr. Victor Ferrari to learn more about the blepharoplasty.

Contact us at our office in Charlotte to schedule a consultation.


Liposuction – Fat Removal Procedure – Charlotte

LiposuctionFinally trimming those extra inches of fat off your stomach, thighs or buttocks can give you an added boost of confidence just in time for summer. If you’ve been looking for a way to get rid of the stubborn fatty deposits on your body, liposuction is a great option.

Liposuction is often performed using the tumescent technique. Tumescent liposuction is a technique that uses local anesthesia injected into the fat layer in order to aid in recovery and eliminate the need for intravenous sedation. Another technique, laser-assisted liposuction, adds laser technology and may be more effective for denser fat deposits.

Consult with an experienced plastic surgeon like Dr. Victor Ferrari to determine which technique is the best for you.

Contact us at our office in Charlotte for more information.


Microdermabrasion – Skin Treatment – Charlotte

MicrodermabrasionSkin care treatments like microdermabrasion can give a revitalizing boost to your skin’s appearance. Brushing away, old dead skin cells is known to encourage new collagen production, which is a vital element to your overall skin health.

Microdermabrasion works by using a DiamondTone wand to remove old dead skin. The treatment is also capable of removing surface-level skin blemishes such as acne, scarring, fine lines and wrinkles. The DiamondTone wand is the newest generation of technology in microdermabrasion and eliminates the potential hazard of inhaling dust, which was inherent with traditional microdermabrasion treatments.

Contact Dr. Victor Ferrari if you’d like to learn more about the benefits of skin treatments like microdermabrasion.

To schedule a consultation, feel free to reach us at our office in Charlotte.


Tummy Tucks – Abdominoplasty – Charlotte

Tummy TucksOne of the best ways to ensure that you are satisfied with the results of your abdominoplasty is to learn as much as possible about them. Abdominoplasties, or tummy tucks, are designed to remove excess fat and skin from the abdominal area in order to create a flatter, firmer stomach.

One of the most important steps during the process is to schedule a consultation with an experienced plastic surgeon like Dr. Victor Ferrari. During a consultation, it is important to discuss your surgical goals, medical conditions, drug allergies and previous surgical treatments. Your general health and physical condition will be assessed and photographs may be taken. You and the practitioner will also discuss various treatment options that may be available to you.

If you would like to schedule a consultation, please feel free to contact us at our office in Charlotte.


Hair Removal – Charlotte – Laser Treatments

Hair RemovalHair in unwanted areas is a problem for many people. Shaving and waxing are temporary solutions but can be extremely tedious depending on the area and how often you need to do it. However, there are laser hair removal treatments that can give you long-term results.

Laser hair removal works by using a principle called selective photothermolysis. Selective photothermolysis matches a specific light wavelength with the color of the targeted hair. Since hair is generally darker, the laser localizes the damage to the dark hair follicles. The laser type can be tailored to match different qualities of skin.

Consult Dr. Victor Ferrari if you have questions or would like to discuss hair removal in further detail.

Contact us at our office in Charlotte if you’d like to schedule a consultation.