How Do Weight Fluctuations Affect Brazilian Butt Lift Results?

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A Brazilian Buttocks Lift (BBL) is an incredible procedure that makes it possible for women to achieve the shapely physique they have always desired. Based on the premise of removing unwanted fat from one area of the body and transferring it to another area where more curvature is preferred, a BBL creates beautiful results worthy…

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Does miraDry® Stop Odor?

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Schaffer Plastic Surgery performs life-changing procedures for men and women every day. Even though it is noninvasive and does not change a person’s physical appearance, miraDry® has a huge capacity to drastically improve the quality of life for many patients. By safely and effectively reducing underarm sweating and odors, miraDry® is an ideal solution for…

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Is Laser Skin Resurfacing Safe?

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When it comes to laser skin resurfacing, a strong commitment to safety is essential. In the hands of an unqualified practitioner, laser skin resurfacing can result in poor outcomes, such as scarring, infection, and/or altered pigmentation. While there are certain conditions that would preclude someone from being a good candidate for laser skin resurfacing, the…

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How Long Does a Brazilian Buttocks Lift Last?

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The concept of a Brazilian Buttocks Lift (BBL) has been revolutionary. The idea of removing unwanted fat from one area of the body—typically the waistline—and utilizing it to contour the buttocks often sounds like “science fiction” to our patients. A common question we receive from interested patients is, “How long will a BBL last?” Numerous…

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What Causes Excessive Sweating?

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At Schaffer Plastic Surgery, our greatest achievement is helping patients overcome long-term insecurities about themselves and develop newfound confidence. For many people, excessive perspiring is a top cause of chronic self-consciousness and embarrassment. We are pleased to offer the miraDry® procedure, which works by destroying sweat and odor glands in the armpits, to permanently eliminate…

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How Does a Tummy Tuck Work?

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Abdominoplasties, better known as “tummy tucks,” provide a way of achieving a shapelier physique when a combination of exercise and healthy eating are unable to accomplish the desired results. For many patients, weight loss and pregnancy often yield unwanted excess skin, stretch marks and persistent fat. Abdominoplasty will tighten up lax abdominal muscles and improve…

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How Long Does It Take to Recover from Rhinoplasty?

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Rhinoplasty is a highly individualized procedure that patients often describe as being life-changing. When a person has felt self-conscious about the appearance of their nose for years—or even decades—having a rhinoplasty can result in a serious confidence boost. If you are considering a rhinoplasty but are uneasy about the recovery experience from this procedure, you…

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How to Stop Underarm Sweating Permanently

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As a board-certified plastic surgeon in the Deep South, Dr. Christopher Schaffer knows how debilitating excessive underarm sweating can be for his patients. Rather than trying all the “prescription strength” deodorants, or dictating your outfits based on what conceals sweat the best, consider the miraDry® procedure to permanently stop underarm sweating. With minimal downtime and…

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Choosing Implant Volumes in Cosmetic Breast Augmentation

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Choosing to undergo breast augmentation is an exciting decision that can lead to a life-changing confidence boost. The next decision to make is on the type of breast implant and volume. As a patient of our board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Christopher Schaffer, you will be able to take advantage of his expert eye for aesthetics…

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What You Should Know Before a Fat Transfer to the Buttocks

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The concept of transferring unwanted fat to the buttocks almost seems too good to be true. However, this type of procedure is common here at Schaffer Plastic Surgery and provides a multitude of benefits for patients. Also known as a Brazilian Buttocks Lift, transferring excess fat from another area of the body to the buttocks…

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