Plastic and Reconstructive Services:
Plastic surgery encompasses both cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.
Cosmetic surgery is performed to reshape normal structures of
the body in order to improve the patients appearance and
self-esteem. Cosmetic surgery is usually not covered by health
Reconstructive surgery is performed on abnormal structures of
the body caused by congenital defects, developmental abnormalities,
trauma, infection, tumors or disease. It is generally performed
to improve functions, but may also be done to approximate a normal
appearance. Reconstructive surgery is generally covered by most
health insurance policies.
What we offer:
Dr. Radocha offers a full range of cosmetic and reconstructive
surgery procedures and services.
This area offers a general overview of cosmetic surgery procedures.
Some of these cosmetic procedures, however, may also fulfill medical
needs. You should understand that the circumstances and experience
of every individual will be unique. If youre considering
cosmetic plastic surgery, please ask your plastic surgeon for
further information about the particular procedure and what you
In addition, please note that all surgery carries some uncertainty
and risk, including the possibility of infection, bleeding, blood
clots and adverse reactions to anesthesia. You can reduce your
risks by choosing a qualified plastic surgeon and closely following
his or her advice, both before and after surgery.
Please choose from the list below to learn more about some of
our popular procedures:
A procedure to flatten
the abdomen by removing excess fat and skin and tightening the
muscles of the abdominal wall. Recovery for back to work takes
2 to 4 weeks, with more strenuous activity taking 4 to 6 weeks.
Enhance the size of breasts using inflatable implants
filled with saline. This is done to enhance the body contour of
women who feel that their breasts are too small, to correct a
reduction in breast volume after pregnancy, to balance a difference
in breast size, or as a reconstructive technique after breast
surgery. Recovery for back to work is a few days, with physical
contact being 3 to 4 weeks.
A procedure to raise and reshape sagging breasts by
removing excess skin and repositioning remaining tissue and nipples.
Recovery for back to work is one week or more, with strenuous
activity taking up to one month.
This procedure removes fat, glandular tissue and skin
from the breasts, making them feel smaller, lighter and firmer.
It can also reduce the size of the areola, the darker skin around
the nipple. Recovery for back to work is 2 to 3 weeks, with more
strenuous activity taking up to 6 weeks.
Ear surgery, or otoplasty, is usually done to set prominent
ears back closer to the head or to reduce the size of large ears.
The operation is usually done on children ages 4 to 16. Recovery
for childhood activity is one to three months.
This procedure corrects
drooping upper eyelids and puffy bags below the eyes by removing
excess fat, skin and muscle. Patients are more wide-eyed and are
less tired looking. Back to work recovery is 7 to
10 days, with more strenuous activity after 3 weeks.
A procedure to improve sagging facial skin, jowls and loose neck
skin by removing excess fat, tightening muscles and redraping
skin. Most often done on men and women over 40 years old. Often
laser skin rejuvenation is performed to give the facelift a more
polished look by removing fine lines and wrinkles. Recovery for
back to work is 10 to 14 days, with more strenuous activity taking
2 weeks or more.
This procedure can help fill in age lines and creases, temporarily
restoring a smoother, more youthful-looking appearance. Fat injection
can also add fullness to the lips and cheeks.
This procedure minimizes forehead creases, drooping eyebrows,
hooding over eyes, furrowed forehead and frown lines by removing
excess tissue, altering muscles and tightening the forehead skin.
Back to work recovery is usually 7 to 10 days (sooner if done
endoscopically), with more strenuous activity taking several weeks.
A procedure to smooth the face, smooth fine lines and wrinkles
and reduce the appearance of acne scarring by using a CO2 (carbon
dioxide) or Erbium laser that treats layers of damaged skin. Softens
lines around the eyes and mouth and minimizes facial scars and
unevenly pigmented areas. Recovery for back to work is 2 weeks.
More strenuous activity may resume in 4 to 6 weeks.
This procedure involves the injection or implantation of filler
materials into the lips to add fullness. The most commonly used
types of injectable fillers are collagen and fat. A thread-like
material, Gortex, is implanted beneath the skin.
This procedure improves body shape by removing exercise-resistant
fat deposits with a tube and vacuum device. Common locations for
liposuction include the chin, cheeks, neck, upper arms, above
breasts, hips, thighs, knees, calves, buttocks and ankles. Back
to work recovery is 1 to 2 weeks, with more strenuous activity
resuming in 2 to 4 weeks.
Reshaping the nose by reducing size, removing a hump, changing
the shape of the tip or bridge, narrowing nostrils or changing
the angle between the nose and upper lip. Recovery from Rhinoplasty
for back to work is 1 to 2 weeks, with more strenuous activity
resuming in 2 to 3 weeks.
Breast Implant Surgery
This procedure involves the
removal and replacement of breast implants, saline or silicone,
for capsule contractive, rupture, leakage, deflation or change
of size. Recovery for back to work is a few days, with physical
contact being 3 to 4 weeks.
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This area provides a general overview of reconstructive plastic
surgery procedures. Please ask your plastic surgeon for further
information about the particular procedure you are considering
and what you can expect.
A procedure to reconstruct the breast after partial or complete
mastectomy. Techniques include reconstruction with a breast implant,
tissue-expander or autogenons tissue. Recovery for back to work
is 2 to 4 weeks.
These procedures allow reconstruction of the skin for scars, contracture
and all deformities after burns. Recovery for back to work is
2 to 4 weeks.
These procedures allow reconstruction of the whole body, skin
and soft tissue after trauma. Recovery for back to work is 2 to
This procedure allows excision of the melanoma and treatment of
any lymph node disease. Recovery for back to work is 2 to 4 weeks.
This procedure improves scars from previous surgery, auto accidents,
burns or other trauma. Recovery for back to work is 2 to 4 weeks.
These procedures allow reconstruction of standard or ???? surgical
resection. Recovery for back to work is 1 to 2 weeks.
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Botulinum toxin (Botox) is
a potent neurotoxin that when injected into muscle causes temporary
paralysis. This product reduces wrinkles, lines and furrows for
3 to 4 months. Recovery for back to work is the next day.
This procedure involves the application of a chemical solution
to either a specific area or the entire face. It works by removing
the damaged outer layer of skin, allowing a new, healthier-looking
layer to emerge. Recovery for back to work is 2 weeks, with more
strenuous activity resuming in 4 to 6 weeks.
Collagen replacement therapy replenishes the skins natural
collagen. Injection plumps up creased, furrowed or sunken facial
skin, restoring fullness and contour. Recovery for back to work
is the next day.
This procedure involves the mechanical scraping of the top layers
of skin using a high-speed rotary wheel. It can smooth scars left
by acne or accidents and facial wrinkles, especially around the
mouth. Recovery for back to work is 2 weeks, with more strenuous
activity resuming in 4 to 6 weeks.
This is a prescription-strength cream or gel that is applied to
the face to treat fine wrinkles or uneven pigmentation caused
by sun damage. The product is used nightly at home and causes
no time off from work.
Glycolic acid products are applied
to the face to treat fine wrinkles or uneven pigmentation caused
by sun damage. These products are used twice a day at home and
cause no time off from work.
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