Charlotte NC Plastic Surgery Blog

Waxing – Charlotte Hair Removal Skin Care

WaxingAs the summertime rolls around, the warm weather will means it is time for shorts, skirts, T-shirts or other skin-baring clothing. For those with hair in unwanted or hard-to-reach places, this can be a tedious prospect. For those who are looking for a longterm solution to shaving, waxing can be the ideal solution.

Waxing is an alternative hair solution to permanent hair removal or laser hair removal. Professional-grade waxing is a longer-term solution than shaving because it removes hair from the roots. The results may last up to four or six weeks, depends on the person. Different types of waxes can be used to treat different qualities of skin. Cloth or paper strips are applied to the skin against the growth of hair to avoid damaging the skin.

Consult with an experienced practitioner like Dr. Victor Ferrari if you’d like to know more about waxing.

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Body Contouring – Matthews Body Sculpting

Body ContouringLosing massive amounts of weight is a long journey and an incredible achievement. However, at the end of it, many people are distraught to find that they are left with excessive amounts of sagging skin. Skin can dangle around the thighs, stomach and the arms. Body contouring is a surgical process that removes extra skin and reshapes the body for a more natural, pleasing appearance.

Body contouring, also known as a body lift, may involve various types of lifts. Depending on the goals of the patient, different areas of the body such as the stomach, thighs, buttocks, arms and face can be lifted. In general, these procedures will involve surgically removing extra skin, repositioning the affected body parts like the belly button or nipples and tightening skin around the body. Consult with a board-certified plastic surgeon like Dr. Victor Ferrari to discuss your goals.

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Plastic Surgery – Patient Error – Charlotte

Plastic SurgeryThere are many kinds of plastic surgery procedures, and it is important to educate yourself as much as possible about your options. There are some common errors that patients tend to make when preparing for surgery.

At the rrgery-procedures/” title=”Plastic Surgery Cente”>Premier Plastic Surgery Center, it is our priority to ensure that you have the best experience possible. One of the common mistakes patients make is that they settle for a plastic surgeon who only offers the best price. If there is a lower price, typically there is a reason. Top quality and excellent care are worth the price, because the results of plastic surgery are long lasting. Unsatisfactory results ultimately may even result in a need for secondary surgery.

Feel free to schedule a complimentary consultation with Dr. Victor Ferrari if you have more questions about plastic surgery.

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Tummy Tuck – Abdominoplasty Surgery – Charlotte

Tummy TuckWith summertime just around the corner, many of us will turn our attention to getting that beach body. Sagging skin and flab around the belly can leave us feeling self-conscious and fearful of wearing revealing clothes, like a bathing suit. With a tummy tuck, you can sculpt and shape your stomach for a tighter, flatter midsection.

The tummy tuck seems simple on paper, but there are quite a few options to consider. Depending on how much trimming needs to be done and the quality of your skin, there are a few different kinds of techniques. For example, a high-lateral tension tummy tuck involves removing excess skin from the abdominal area, but it can help tighten the abdominal muscles with sutures. This option is good for those who have undergone extreme weight fluctuations or pregnancy.

Consult with a board-certified plastic surgeon like Dr. Victor Ferrari if you’d like to know more about the tummy tuck.

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Arm Lift – Brachioplasty Procedure – Charlotte

Arm LiftSometimes, shapely, toned arms are impossible to achieve even when you are exercising regularly and live a healthy lifestyle. Aging and changes in weight can contribute greatly to the amount of skin that sags. A loss of elasticity is a natural process that occurs with aging, and it contributes to the appearance of sagging skin. An arm lift is a surgical procedure that is meant to remove excess skin around the arms.

Regardless of how much you exercise or how healthy you are, sagging skin will rarely if ever respond to it. Sagging skin is a result of the skin’s loss or lack of elasticity. Elasticity is the skin’s ability to bounce back after it is pulled and is how the skin recovers from changes in body shape and holds up against gravity.

An arm lift involves an incision along the inside or backside of the arm, and then excess skin is removed. The incision is sutured, leaving you with a tighter contour around the arms. Consult with a board-certified plastic surgeon like Dr. Victor Ferrari for more information.

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Mommy Makeover – Charlotte Body Contouring Liposuction

Mommy MakeoverChildbirth is demanding on the mother’s body, and many women experience drastic changes. Pregnancy, nursing and all the steps of childbirth cause changes in the woman’s body. Many women find themselves seeking to return to their pre-pregnancy bodies. Despite rigorous exercise and strict dieting, parts of the body cannot recover. A mommy makeover is a popular procedure that combines the tummy tuck, breast lift, breast augmentation and fat removal, or liposuction.

A mommy makeover is tailored to the needs and goals of each patient, so there is no one-size-fits-all procedure. Generally speaking, the most common combination of procedures is the tummy tuck, breast lift, breast augmentation and liposuction.

Often, the breasts go through dramatic changes to fulfill the demands of nursing. It’s recommended that patients wait until their weight and body changes have completely stabilized before undergoing cosmetic surgery. Skin treatments to remove stretch marks and tighten skin may also be included. Consult with a board-certified plastic surgeon like Dr. Victor Ferrari to see what options best suit your needs.

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Charlotte – Labioplasty

In recent years the popularity of vaginal beautification has increased greatly. Women with labia minora (the inner genital “lips”) which are visible and extend beyond the labia majora (the outer genital “lips”) may desire to undergo a Labioplasty to reduce the size of the labia minora. Labioplasty can reduce chaffing and irritation caused when wearing tighter clothing, it can also increase confidence and sexual pleasure.

If you would like to learn more about Labioplasty or to schedule a confidential consultation with Dr. Ferrari, send us a message. Dr. Ferrari and staff work hard to ensure a safe and comfortable environment for women discussing Labioplasty and understand the sensitive nature of the procedure.


Hair Restoration – Hair Loss Treatments – Matthews

Hair RestorationHair loss can be a real drain on confidence for men or women at any age. There are a lot of hair restoration techniques available, but it is important to determine what is right for you before signing onto any treatment. Consulting with an experienced cosmetic surgeon like Dr. Victor Ferrari is a critical step, because he can advise you clearly on the wide variety of treatments available.

Most likely, the best hair restoration method for you will involve a combination of treatments. Some of the common methods are topical treatments, hair transplants, scalp reduction and skin grafts. The treatment that is right for you will depend on an examination of your particular situation and what your goals are. Hair loss, or alopecia, is a varied condition that ranges in how it affects each person. Where some experience temporary loss, others can experience a total loss of body hair.

Contact us at our office in Matthews if you have more questions about hair restoration.


Laser-Assisted Liposuction – Matthews Body Contouring

Laser-Assisted LiposuctionBody contouring is a category of cosmetic techniques that refers to procedures that remove fat or excess tissue. One of the most popular types of body contouring techniques is liposuction. Liposuction was invented in Europe and has been around for decades, but has since changed with technological advancements. One of the most advanced techniques is laser-assisted liposuction.

Laser-assisted liposuction makes use of the fat-melting capabilities of laser energy in order to make fat removal easier. The laser is installed inside the suction tube, the cannula, and melts the fat as it is being suctioned out. The laser system employed by Dr. Victor Ferrari is the Erchonia Laser, which has been shown to have shorter downtime and little-to-no risks or complications. The Erchonia laser is a “cold laser,” which means there is no risk of burning.

Contact us at our office in Matthews if you would like to know more about laser-assisted liposuction.


Quick Recovery – Breast Augmentation – Charlotte

Quick RecoveryBreast augmentation is similar to most invasive cosmetic surgeries in that it requires a recovery period. While it is impossible to completely avoid downtime and all discomfort, there are many things you can do to minimize pain and speed recovery. With the Quick Recovery technique offered by board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Victor Ferrari, preparation and proactive steps will have you quickly back to daily life.

In general, breast augmentation involves anesthesia and incisions around the site where implants are to be inserted. Before the surgery is performed, our Quick Recovery regimen involves educating the patient about steps to enhance personal care and prepare the body for surgery. Nutritional supplements and avoiding certain medications can help recovery time. The surgical technique performed by Dr. Ferrari is especially effective at avoiding blunt trauma and limiting bleeding.

Contact us at our office if you have more questions about our Quick Recovery breast augmentation methods.