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2309, 2019

Breast Augmentation Recovery: What is it Like?

By |September 23rd, 2019|Categories: Breast Augmentation, Breast Procedures|Comments Off on Breast Augmentation Recovery: What is it Like?

At Blaine Plastic Surgery, we want our patients to be fully informed and comfortable with any procedure they decide to pursue, including breast augmentations. You may have heard that a breast augmentation requires a long, drawn-out recovery period, and we want to debunk this myth! Below, we’ll walk you through the [...]

1906, 2019

Benefits of Aesthetic Care from a Plastic Surgery Practice

By |June 19th, 2019|Categories: Skin Care|Comments Off on Benefits of Aesthetic Care from a Plastic Surgery Practice

Have you ever wondered whether the deals at your local day spa were too good to be true? Do you have a friend who recently told you that they felt duped into buying large and expensive skin care packages and products that were largely ineffective? Well we have - [...]

1906, 2019

What Do We Mean When We Talk About “Botox?”

By |June 19th, 2019|Categories: Injectables & Fillers|Comments Off on What Do We Mean When We Talk About “Botox?”

Since its initial FDA approval in 2002, Botox has become the Kleenex of wrinkle-reducing injectables; a brand name virtually interchangeable with the category itself. This non-surgical method of reducing fine lines and wrinkles is extremely popular, with more than 6 million treatments performed each year. The prominence of the [...]

1806, 2019

How Do I Know if I Need a Breast Lift?

By |June 18th, 2019|Categories: Breast Procedures|Comments Off on How Do I Know if I Need a Breast Lift?

Have your breasts changed over time?  Do you notice your breasts don't fill bras or clothing the way you would like?  Perhaps you’ve come to realize this consequence after weight fluctuations or pregnancy.  Or perhaps you’ve always felt this way! A breast lift is a common cosmetic surgery procedure [...]

1306, 2019

Breast Lift Incision Types

By |June 13th, 2019|Categories: Breast Procedures|Comments Off on Breast Lift Incision Types

Did you know that there is more that goes into the consideration of a breast lift than simply determining if it is the right option for you? Once you decide that you are interested in a breast lift, you will need to work with your plastic surgeon to determine [...]

2405, 2019

Summer Skin – Skin Cancer Awareness Month

By |May 24th, 2019|Categories: Skin Care|Comments Off on Summer Skin – Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Skin Cancer Awareness It is likely that you, a close family member, or friend of yours has suffered a diagnosis of skin cancer at some point in your lifetime. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, one in five Americans will develop skin cancer by the age of 70. Some [...]

1305, 2019

Breast Reductions: Everything You Need to Know

By |May 13th, 2019|Categories: Breast Procedures|Comments Off on Breast Reductions: Everything You Need to Know

Do you feel that your breasts enter the room before you do?  Do you deal daily with under-boob sweat, back or shoulder pain, chafing, and painful bouncing? Do you have trouble finding clothes that fit or find yourself only wearing loose, boxy tops?  Are “granny bras” the only kind [...]

1502, 2019

YOUR Customized Breast Augmentation Treatment Plan

By |February 15th, 2019|Categories: Breast Augmentation, Breast Procedures|Comments Off on YOUR Customized Breast Augmentation Treatment Plan

Part 1: Implant Type Here’s a very common scenario: Your friend had a breast augmentation and looks great! You think to yourself, “I’ll have what she had!” You ask her for all the details and you come to your consultation armed with this information knowing exactly what you want. [...]

502, 2019

Dr. Blaine Approved as a Member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

By |February 5th, 2019|Categories: News & Announcements|Comments Off on Dr. Blaine Approved as a Member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Blaine Plastic Surgery is thrilled to announce that Dr. Christine Blaine has been approved as a member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). This highly-regarded organization is made up of The American Board of Physician Specialties (ABPS). They are board-certified plastic surgeons who are dedicated to [...]

301, 2019

Lunchtime Lipo: Learn the Basics

By |January 3rd, 2019|Categories: Body Procedures|Comments Off on Lunchtime Lipo: Learn the Basics

“Lunchtime Lipo” may be a newer term, but the procedure itself is the same tried and true liposuction that has been performed across the world for decades. Lunchtime Lipo refers to a liposuction procedure performed under a local anesthesia in a relatively quick procedure time. Often times when a [...]

1312, 2018

Safety Standards for Office-Based Surgery

By |December 13th, 2018|Categories: Plastic Surgery Safety|Comments Off on Safety Standards for Office-Based Surgery

When a patient is considering undergoing a cosmetic surgical procedure, there are many factors to consider as part of the decision-making process. Due diligence requires prospective patients to seek out the best possible balance between these following factors: aesthetic goals, medical risk, and financial investment. One of the most [...]

1506, 2017

Breast Reduction Surgery: Weighing the Options

By |June 15th, 2017|Categories: Breast Procedures|Comments Off on Breast Reduction Surgery: Weighing the Options

Image via Pixabay Undergoing breast reduction surgery is not talked about nearly as much in mainstream media as breast augmentations. Regardless, breast reduction surgery is more common than most women think. In 2012, the Cosmetic Surgery National Data Bank reported that just over 112,000 women had a breast reduction [...]

2305, 2017

Which Injectable Is Right for You?

By |May 23rd, 2017|Categories: Injectables & Fillers, Skin Care|Comments Off on Which Injectable Is Right for You?

Image via Pexels Choosing the Best Injectable Treatment Safe, effective injectable treatments are common among all plastic surgery centers. Depending on the areas you wish to enhance and what type the plastic surgeon uses, men and women alike can gain results that seemingly reverse the aging process, create volume [...]

1005, 2017

How Nicotine Sabotages Plastic Surgery

By |May 10th, 2017|Categories: Pre-Surgery Advice|Comments Off on How Nicotine Sabotages Plastic Surgery

Image via Pexels Here at Blaine Plastic Surgery, one of the first pieces of advice Dr. Blaine gives during her plastic surgery consultations is to not smoke. But just because you’re no longer reaching for cigarettes doesn’t mean you’re in the clear. If you’re thinking about getting a procedure [...]

1005, 2017

5 Tips for Maintaining Your Cosmetic Surgery Results

By |May 10th, 2017|Categories: Post-Surgery Tips|Comments Off on 5 Tips for Maintaining Your Cosmetic Surgery Results

Image via Pexels Getting a plastic surgery procedure is a big deal, no matter which way you spin it. It means that you’ll need to set aside an amount of time away from work, school or any other scheduled activities to allow yourself an ample recovery period. While there [...]

302, 2017

6 Benefits of CoolSculpting

By |February 3rd, 2017|Categories: Body Procedures|Comments Off on 6 Benefits of CoolSculpting

Image via Vimeo About the CoolSculpting Procedure in New York When something sounds too good to be true, it usually is. Thankfully, that isn’t the case with CoolSculpting! A completely innovative treatment that contours your body by freezing unwanted fat, the procedure does not involve surgery. Celebrities like Molly [...]

1909, 2016

6 Tips to Get Your Glow Back

By |September 19th, 2016|Categories: Skin Care|Comments Off on 6 Tips to Get Your Glow Back

Have you noticed your skin losing its natural glow? Years of damage to your skin, including exposure to the sun, menopause, unhealthy eating, stress and cigarette smoking can all be contributors to your now lackluster complexion. Although you can’t control the way age affects your skin, you can control [...]

1609, 2016

How Fillers Can Restore Your Youth

By |September 16th, 2016|Categories: Injectables & Fillers, Skin Care|Comments Off on How Fillers Can Restore Your Youth

Do you ever look in the mirror and see someone different than yourself? You might not believe it, but that older man or woman standing in front of the mirror is you. As we age, we tend to lose our youthful appearance due to factors we can’t control. Our [...]

1609, 2016

Plastic Surgery Consultation Tips

By |September 16th, 2016|Categories: Pre-Surgery Advice|Comments Off on Plastic Surgery Consultation Tips

Things You Need to Know Before Your Plastic Surgery Consultation Choosing to have a procedure done is a big decision. The next step is scheduling your cosmetic consultation! A plastic surgery consultation is not only an opportunity for a surgeon to learn about you, but it’s a great opportunity [...]

609, 2016

When is the Best Time For a Mommy Makeover?

By |September 6th, 2016|Categories: Body Procedures|Comments Off on When is the Best Time For a Mommy Makeover?

Image via Pixabay Having a child is one of the best rewards that life can give. However, some of the negative side effects that come after childbirth, such as weight gain and body distortion can have new mothers feeling uncomfortable in their own skin. Even with a strict diet [...]

1407, 2016

To Tell or Not to Tell: Keeping Plastic Surgery a Secret

By |July 14th, 2016|Categories: Post-Surgery Tips|Comments Off on To Tell or Not to Tell: Keeping Plastic Surgery a Secret

Image via Pexels Over the years, plastic surgery has been accepted more and more by society. Even with this new acceptance, many people struggle with telling their friends and family in fear of their loved ones’ reactions. Should you keep your plastic surgery a secret? It all depends on [...]

812, 2015

5 Must-Have Procedures Before the Holidays

By |December 8th, 2015|Categories: Body Procedures, Breast Procedures, Pre-Surgery Advice, Skin Care|Comments Off on 5 Must-Have Procedures Before the Holidays

The holiday season is upon us. That means parties with family and friends, plenty of memories to be made and pictures that will last a lifetime. You want to look your best for those holiday parties and all of those photos. If you are not happy with your appearance [...]

3108, 2015

Why Winter Is The Best Time for Plastic Surgery

By |August 31st, 2015|Categories: Pre-Surgery Advice|Comments Off on Why Winter Is The Best Time for Plastic Surgery

So you’ve decided that you want to get plastic surgery, but you’re not sure when you should go forth with the procedure. While you may be anxiously awaiting your transformation, it’s important that you take the time to plan accordingly. Here are a few reasons why winter is the [...]