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Category Archives: Cosmetic Surgery

Now is the Best Time to Consider Cosmetic Surgery

If there are aspects of your appearance that you find unappealing, now is the perfect time to begin planning your cosmetic surgery procedure. Not only is a new year upon us, the cooler winter months are here are well – and final results from cosmetic procedures performed now are likely to be fully realized just […]

Dr. Vasdev Rai in Chicago for American Society of Plastic Surgeons Meeting

Dr. Rai makes a point of keeping up with the latest cosmetic surgery techniques. This week, he has taken some time to pursue ongoing continuing medical education at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Only Board Certified plastic surgeons are eligible to be members of this prestigious organization. Here is a […]

Top Plastic Surgery Trends of 2013

According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2013 marked the fourth consecutive year in which the number of plastic surgery procedures performed increased. Leading this growth trend were procedures such as: Neck and facelift Buttock augmentation Blepharoplasty Reconstructive surgery Leaders from previous years, including liposuction, did not see the same rapid growth. However, there […]

What is a Mini-Facelift in Dallas?

As the name implies, a mini-facelift is a less extensive procedure than a full facelift. It targets the cheeks, jawline, and neck. A mini-facelift is appropriate for younger patients with specific problems areas. A mini-facelift in Dallas does not take as long as a full facelift, which can take several hours, and the recovery time […]

How is a Tummy Tuck Different from Liposuction

A tummy tuck is a more invasive surgical procedure than liposuction. Liposuction involves tiny incisions and only removes stubborn pockets of fat. Tummy tuck procedures remove excess skin and tighten the abdominal muscles. For some patients, a tummy tuck is necessary to achieve their desired results, while others would not benefit from the procedure. During […]

How Long Before I can Resume Normal Activities after a Tummy Tuck Operation?

As with most types of surgery, you will return to your normal activities in stages after a tummy tuck operation. Basic recovery, for light activities, takes about one week. For heavier and more strenuous activities, you will need to wait three to four weeks. During your comprehensive consultation, discuss your work and lifestyle with Dr. […]

What Advice Would You Give a Patient Who Wants a Tummy Tuck?

Dallas plastic surgeon Dr. Vasdev Rai is often asked to give advice to patients who want tummy tuck surgery in Dallas. A tummy tuck can be a very rewarding procedure for appropriate candidates who are prepared and understand what to expect from the surgery. One of the most important steps is choosing the right plastic […]

What are the Risks Associated with Tummy Tucks

All surgeries carry some risks. However, the risks associated with tummy tucks are minimal and, for healthy patients, the benefits outweigh the risks. Some patients have a higher risk of complications due to preexisting medical conditions. You can minimize your risk of complications by closely following the pre-op and post-op instructions Dallas plastic surgeon Vasdev […]

How will My Stomach Look after a Tummy Tuck in Dallas?

A tummy tuck removes excess skin and tightens the abdominal muscles. Excess fat may also be remove. The result is a flat belly, and narrower waistline. For many patients, stretch marks are reduced or removed. A tummy tuck is not a replacement for diet and exercise. The results of a tummy tuck can be very […]

What Should I Look for in a Dallas Plastic Surgery Center?

Choosing a Dallas plastic surgery center, and the right cosmetic surgeon, may be the most important decision you make when you are considering any type of cosmetic procedure in Dallas. The quality of care that you receive and the ultimate outcome depend on making the right choice. First, you should look for a plastic surgeon […]