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Do I Need to Gain Weight Before a Fat Transfer?

Fat grafting, or fat transfer, is a popular new aesthetic procedure that uses a patient’s own tissues to augment other areas of their bodies to restore lost volume and trim other areas. But how much extra fat is necessary for these procedures? Should patients gain weight before undergoing a fat grafting procedure? From enhancing delicate…

Top 5 Injectables Facts

Injectables are versatile treatments that can provide dynamic, natural-looking facial rejuvenation. With quick, comfortable appointments, little to no downtime, and speedy results, injectable procedures are a fast option for facial rejuvenation. From enhancing specific facial features like the lips to diminishing the appearance of wrinkles to eliminating chin fat, injectables can help enhance and refresh…

Do I Need a Breast Lift, Breast Augmentation, or Both?

Many women are dissatisfied with their breasts’ appearance. Breast lifts and augmentations are highly customizable procedures that help to address issues such as size, shape, sagginess, and more. However, which procedure is the right choice? Your anatomy, lifestyle, aesthetic goals, and preferences all play a role in determining which procedure best suits your needs. At…

How Long Are Plastic Surgery Recovery Times?

In our world of instant gratification, no one likes waiting. However, when it comes to plastic surgery procedures, patience is the key to a healthy recovery and optimal results, and the process cannot be rushed. Recovery is the most important process for excellent results. At Sarasota Plastic Surgery Center, our renowned plastic surgeons are here…

The Different Types of Implants Explained

If you want to correct the appearance of uneven, asymmetrical, or sagging breasts, breast augmentation surgery in Sarasota, Florida, can resolve all your challenges. From ensuring fullness to enhancing a youthful appearance, the right kind of breast implants can help you attain your ideal figure. But before you get your breast augmentation procedure, it is…

Sarasota Plastic Surgery Center | A Name You Can Trust

Sarasota Plastic Surgery Center offers a powerful combination of comprehensive services delivered with skill by a caring team of experienced, board-certified and patient-focused plastic surgeons. “We are the first practice in Sarasota to have a complete suite of plastic surgery services on site with our own operating room suites, medical spa and skin care under…

Transformation Tuesday – Breast Augmentation

This 38-year-old patient came to Sarasota Plastic Surgery Center for a revision to a prior augmentation surgery. Her breasts had “bottomed out”, which is when a breast implant slips to a lower position on the chest wall below the bottom fold (inframammary crease) of the breasts. She was also bothered by the implants moving down into her…

Evidence-Based Medicine: Face Lift

Dr. Brian M. Derby of Sarasota Plastic Surgery is pleased to announce the publication of his article “Evidence-Based Medicine: Face Lift” in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, the premier scientific journal of The American Society of Plastic Surgeons, co-authored by Dr. Mark A. Codner. The focus of “Evidence-Based Medicine: Face Lift” is to show potential patients…

Choosing A Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon

Finding the right surgeon is a key element in the success of your plastic surgery procedure. You need to be sure that you feel comfortable with the surgeon you chose to undertake the work, and that you trust them enough to put your body in their hands. If you are choosing to undergo plastic surgery…

Laser Hair Removal

Laser hair removal works by emitting pulses of intense light into the hair follicles. The light is absorbed by the pigment in the follicles and converted to heat. The heat then loosens the hair and disables the cells responsible for growing new hair. This system gives a rapid hair reduction with less discomfort and less…