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Category Archives: Plastic Surgery

The Key to a Good Plastic Surgery

What is the key to a good plastic surgery? It starts with picking a board-certified plastic surgeon who you can trust to provide you with the safest and most effective options for your body. Dallas plastic surgeon Dr. Vasdev Rai is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and has over 30 years of […]

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 […]

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 […]

Do I Need an Endocrine Workup for My Gynecomastia?

Dallas plastic surgeon Dr. Vasdev Rai is often asked by his patients: Do I need an endocrine workup for my Gynecomastia? It may not be necessary. Most cases of gynecomastia are not caused by health disorders. When gynecomastia is known or suspected to be caused by certain disorders, specific tests may be ordered, such as thyroid […]

How is Pectoral Etching Different from Male Breast Reduction?

Male breast reduction surgery is performed to correct gynecomastia, and has excellent results, but it does not aim to create a sculpted and defined chest. Dallas surgeon Dr. Vasdev Rai uses pectoral etching to produce muscular definition. It can put the final touches on all of your hard work when diet and working out have […]

Now that I have Gynecomastia, what are My Options?

If your gynecomastia is not caused by an underlying issue, such as a medical problem or a medication, you can simply have the excess breast tissue surgically removed. If you do not mind having male breasts, you don’t need to do anything. Gynecomastia is not medically harmful. However, here in Dallas, Dr. Rai has helped […]