Preparing for plastic surgery: How to prepare the week before your procedure

Posted by Monarch Plastic Surgery   |   Oct 22, 2015 9:30:00 AM

The following is an excerpt from our new e-book, How to prepare for plastic surgery.

One week before the surgery

Grocery shopping

Having healthy food choices in your home prior to your surgery is essential. A few days before your procedure, visit the grocery store to select fresh fruits and vegetables, and cut them up so they are ready to eat. You may also wish to have some ready-to-eat protein on hand, such as nuts, pre-cooked chicken, or tuna. It’s also important to have quick, easy-to-make, healthy choices in your fridge or freezer, especially if you are usually the one who cooks for the rest of the family.

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Topics: Plastic surgery, Breast augmentation, tummy tuck, liposuction, Mommy makeover, Eyelid surgery, Thigh lift, Body lift


Preparing for plastic surgery: What to do several weeks before your procedure

Posted by Monarch Plastic Surgery   |   Oct 15, 2015 9:00:00 AM

The following is an excerpt from our new e-book, How to prepare for plastic surgery.

Several weeks before surgery

Ask for help

In most cases, you will need someone to be with you for the first 24 hours after you return home. This is a safety precaution to ensure that you have help in case of an emergency. In addition, even if you don’t have children, you may wish to ask family members and friends to be available for some extra help during the first few days after your surgery.

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Topics: Breast lift, Plastic surgery, Breast augmentation, breast care, tummy tuck, Eyelid surgery, abdominoplasty, Thigh lift, Body lift


Considering a body lift? 5 things to know

Posted by Monarch Plastic Surgery   |   Oct 13, 2015 9:30:00 AM

Many plastic surgery procedures target one area of the body, such as a breast augmentation or a tummy tuck. For many patients, correcting that one “problem area” is enough to improve their self-confidence. But for people who have lost a significant amount of weight, or who have sagging and excess skin in multiple areas due to age, heredity, or pregnancy, this may not be enough.

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Topics: Plastic surgery, Body Contouring, arm reduction, Thigh lift, Body lift


Preparing for plastic surgery: Early steps for success after your procedure

Posted by Monarch Plastic Surgery   |   Oct 8, 2015 9:30:00 AM

The following is an excerpt from our new e-book, How to prepare for plastic surgery.

Congratulations on your decision to have cosmetic surgery! It’s exciting to think about your upcoming surgery and the beautiful results you will experience afterward. During the weeks and days prior to your procedure, try to take some time to pamper yourself and get ready for your transformation.

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Topics: Facelift, Breast lift, Plastic surgery, Breast augmentation, breast care, tummy tuck, brachioplasty, rhinoplasty, liposuction, smartlipo, arm reduction, Eyelid surgery, abdominoplasty, Thigh lift, Body lift, Mini facelift


Want to trim your thighs? Consider a thigh lift

Posted by Monarch Plastic Surgery   |   Sep 11, 2015 9:00:00 AM

Many women consider their “problem area” to be their thighs. As we age, our thighs can become increasingly bothersome as fat cells, cellulite, and excess skin accumulate. This combination often results in women looking heavier, older, and less fit than they really are. Fortunately, thigh lift surgery can help.

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Topics: Plastic surgery, Thigh lift


Are seniors over 55 the fastest-growing group for cosmetic surgery?

Posted by Monarch Plastic Surgery   |   Sep 7, 2015 9:30:00 AM

Is 70 the new 50? Some seniors say it is, and they're taking steps to make sure their appearance validates that belief. Seniors are visiting plastic surgeons in record numbers for cosmetic procedures aimed at turning back the clock.

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Topics: Cosmetic products, Facelift, Breast lift, Plastic surgery, breast care, tummy tuck, arm reduction, Thigh lift, Mini facelift


Have you experienced dramatic weight loss? Consider plastic surgery!

Posted by Monarch Plastic Surgery   |   Aug 31, 2015 9:00:00 AM

If you’ve experienced dramatic weight loss, either through bariatric surgery or diet and exercise, your body has gone through a lot of changes. Not only are you slimmer than before, you may now have extra skin sagging all over your body. Many people who have lost a significant amount of weight choose to undergo plastic surgery to eliminate this leftover skin.

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Topics: Plastic surgery, tummy tuck, arm reduction, abdominoplasty, Thigh lift, Body lift

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