A Mommy Makeover is a well-deserved reprieve from your daily ‘mommy activities’. That being said, we recognize that being a mom is a full time obligation and leaves you with little time to devote to yourself. As you embark on your Mommy Makeover journey, we encourage you to make and dedicate time to preparing yourself, your family, and your home. Allowing yourself to focus on the process enables successful results.
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Women have long struggled with the annoyance of an enlarged labia. Once a taboo topic—as of late, labiaplasty has become far more commonplace. Exemplifying this, in 2015, labiaplasty saw a 16 percent increase over 2014. Perhaps more telling, in the same year, the number of labiaplasty procedures performed nearly doubled with teenage girls.
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Ultrasonic LiposuctionLiposuction is one of the most popular plastic surgeries in America, with roughly 500,000 surgeries performed each year. For patients with healthy lifestyles who find that certain parts of their body don’t respond to proper diet and exercise, plastic surgeons can remove stubborn fatty deposits with a tube and suction device. It can target many parts of the body, including:
- face, neck and chin
- upper arms
- chest and breasts
- hips and thighs
Techniques Used in VASER LiposuctionBefore the procedure, the patient is given local or general anesthetic, depending on the extent of the fatty deposits. Liposuction begins with a small incision near the specified area. After injecting tumescent fluid to help minimize bruising, Dr. Hunsicker will then insert a tiny VASER device that uses gentle ultrasonic energy to aid the fat removal process. A small tube is inserted through the incision and the fat is removed from the patient’s body. Sometimes the incision is then sutured. VASER liposuction usually takes between 1–2 hours in an outpatient setting.
Learn More About VASER Liposuction in South DenverOur clinic is conveniently located in the Denver area. If you’re considering VASER liposuction to target stubborn cellulite deposits, we hope you’ll contact Revalla Plastic Surgery by calling 720-283-2500.
Why Choose Dr. Hunsicker for your Tummy Tuck?Dr. Hunsicker is one of the most trusted plastic surgeons for tummy tuck surgery in the Littleton and Denver area. She understands the many changes a man or woman’s body can experience over his or her lifetime, due to factors such as aging, pregnancy, and weight fluctuations. Her genuine care for her patients is clear in her personalized approach to help achieve each
How We Perform AbdominoplastyA tummy tuck in Denver is usually performed under an epidural or possibly general anesthesia and usually takes approximately 4 hours. Although it is one of the most extensive types of plastic surgery, it can now usually be done on an outpatient basis. Dr. Hunsicker begins with an incision above the pubic area that extends between the hipbones. This incision is placed along the same lines as your bathing suit or undergarment, so the scar remains hidden when clothed. A second incision is made around the belly button. Next, the skin is separated up to the level of the ribs. Denver plastic surgeon Dr. Hunsicker will take care to stitch the abdominal muscles back into place and remove excess fat from under the skin flap. The flap is then pulled down, the belly button is repositioned and the excess skin trimmed off. Tubes are inserted into the incisions to allow excess fluid to drain. She will typically use a combination of internal sutures (that will dissolve on their own) and Dermabond (a surgical “super-glue”) on the skin surface. This combination helps to minimize scarring.
Learn More About Tummy Tuck Surgery in DenverDr. Lisa M. Hunsicker has been practicing medicine since 1995. Since 2001, Revalla Plastic Surgery has been providing patients in the Denver area with excellent, individualized cosmetic surgery results. We encourage you to call us for a personal consultation with Dr. Hunsicker. Together, you can determine if you are a good candidate for the tummy tuck.
How We Perform Scar RevisionBased on the type of scar you exhibit, the doctor may perform a variety of scar revision procedures. If you exhibit a raised scar, the doctor may gradually shave down the elevated tissue to match the surrounding skin.
ExcisionIn a fusiform excision surgery, the doctor will make an ellipses-shaped incision around the scar and remove the tissue. In a partial or serial excision surgery, the doctor will make an elliptical incision as noted, but may not be able to entirely remove the scar in one procedure. Follow-ups may be necessary.
Local FlapA local flap surgery is performed when the surrounding skin can be used to cover the scarred area of skin. Using a Z- or W-shaped incision, the doctor can break up the scar, restoring function and limiting its noticeability.
GraftsSmall, round, and depressed scars may be repaired with a skin graft. In this surgery, the doctor will take skin from a donor site on your body, and use it to raise the scarred area to be level with the surrounding tissue. For some of these procedures, such as local flap surgery, the doctor may perform tissue expansion techniques, which help the skin to adequately stretch in order to make reconstruction possible.
Learn More About Scar Revision in South DenverDr. Lisa M. Hunsicker has been practicing medicine since 1995. Since 2001, Revalla Plastic Surgery of South Denver has been providing patients with excellent, individualized cosmetic surgery results. We encourage you to call us for a personal consultation with Dr. Hunsicker. Contact us at 720-283-2500 or online to schedule a consultation with Dr. Hunsicker. Together, you can determine if you are a good candidate for scar revision.