Smoking and Plastic Surgery: A Dangerous Combination

The risks of smoking are well-documented. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, about 20% of deaths in America are a result of smoking. Tobacco usage increases the risk for stomach, esophagus, mouth, throat, and lung cancers. Smoking also increases the risk factor for other health issues like stroke, emphysema, bronchitis, aneurysms, and… Read More »

The Difference between Cosmetic and Plastic Surgeons

Are you of the mind that plastic surgery and cosmetic surgery are one in the same? If your answer is yes, you’re not alone, and it’s understandable. Many plastic surgeons focus their practice on cosmetic surgery, and this interchanges the terms. But using one term for another is not technically or medically correct. Plastic surgery… Read More »

Fluid Injection vs. Ultrasound-Assisted Liposuction

Liposuction is one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures in the world. It is highly effective, requires less recovery time than other surgical body contouring procedures, and produces beautiful results. Dr. Gingrass and Dr. Haws offer fluid injection and ultrasound-assisted liposuction procedures to ensure patients receive their most individualized treatment. Here’s how these procedures… Read More »

Pre-Summer Procedures to Book Now

We are well into Spring and pushing toward the summer months. Yes, we are getting closer to warm weather and less clothing! It’s that time of year when many women ask themselves if their body is ready for display. Body contouring procedures are popular in the Spring – and why not? Summer clothing and swimwear… Read More »

Dr. Gingrass and Dr. Haws Discuss the Tummy Tuck with eHealth Radio

Dr. Gingrass and Dr. Haws have performed countless tummy tuck surgeries and have helped many patients regain their confidence and love for their bodies. Recently, Dr. Gingrass and Dr. Haws shared their tummy tuck expertise with eHealth Radio. Listen to this interview with host Eric Michaels & Dr. Mary Gingrass & Dr. Melinda Haws and learn the answers… Read More »

Your Guide to Body Contouring

Most people are led to believe that the key to achieving the “perfect” body is a combination of diet and exercise. And though these steps do help, they’re seldom enough to sculpt a flawless physique all on their own. That’s why a number of different body contouring procedures (both surgical and nonsurgical) have been developed… Read More »

Mommy Makeover Series: Preparing for Your Consultation

Having a mommy makeover can be life-changing, but it’s no minor undertaking. Mommy makeovers usually involve several different procedures, some of which are considered major surgery, such as an abdominoplasty. You will therefore have to prepare thoroughly before booking a consultation; consult the steps below for guidance: 4 Steps To Take Before Booking a Mommy… Read More »

What You Need to Know About Breast Augmentation in Your 40s

It’s not all a young woman’s game; we’re seeing an unprecedented number of women in their 40s and beyond enhance their figure and boost their confidence through breast augmentation. Women in their 40’s often deal with a whole other set of problems, like aging or the effects of pregnancy and breastfeeding. Still, with a different… Read More »

Tips on Reducing Bruising/Swelling After Plastic Surgery

Bruising and swelling are usually the top two reasons why most people decide not to get facial injections, laser treatments, or other procedures that they’ve always been secretly (or not-so-secretly) curious about giving a try. After all, who wants to walk around with obvious bruising and swelling, prompting curious stares or questions that you might… Read More »

New Year, New You! Why 2017 Is Your Year for Cosmetic Surgery

New Year, New Beginnings! The New Year is an excellent time to make plans for self-improvement. After all, it would be pointless to hope for a better year if you do nothing to improve all aspects of your life. This is why New Year’s resolutions are so popular, they motivate people to improve upon themselves…. Read More »