Northwest Face & Body

5 Rehabilitation Techniques for Horrible Back Pain After Tummy Tuck Surgery

Mommy Makeover

A possible side effect of tummy tuck surgery that patients do not expect is back pain. Tummy tuck surgeries can cause back pain because the tightening of the abdominal skin can pull or force the back into a more strenuous position. Additionally, correcting the muscles, wearing a compression garment, and not having good posture can […]

Does Smoking Affect Breast Augmentation?

While breast augmentation is a fantastic surgery that allows patients to achieve a new shape and figure, certain things should be avoided before and after the procedure. For those who enjoy smoking and are considering breast augmentation, there are a few essential things you should know before undergoing the surgery. How Smoking Affects Breast Augmentation […]

Botox As A Confidence Booster: 5 Psychological Pros

A Botox session is a series of injections with both cosmetic and medical benefits. One of these benefits is to reduce facial wrinkles and lines. Botox can impact many medical conditions and improve or eliminate them. These injections can also profoundly affect a person’s psychological well-being. Let’s dive into the details and benefits of Botox, […]

Why Does Botox Make Your Forehead Shiny?

What Happens If Botox Is Injected Into A Vein

Sometimes after undergoing Botox injections, patients notice that their forehead looks shiny. However, this does not happen for every patient. What causes this shininess? Is it considered a complication? What should I do about it? The experts at Northwest Face & Body in Bellevue, WA answer. Causes Of Post-Botox Shininess Botox is an anti-wrinkle treatment […]

Which One Is Worse: C-Section Or Tummy Tuck?

How Noticeable Are Tummy Tuck Scars

Every year, more than one million women have C-sections, whether planned or emergency procedures. While some women have a relatively easy experience post-operation, most deal with significant pain and a rough recovery. After pregnancies, women with excess abdominal skin may begin to consider plastic surgery, such as a tummy tuck. If you have undergone a […]

How Noticeable Are Tummy Tuck Scars?

How Noticeable Are Tummy Tuck Scars

A tummy tuck can be an incredible cosmetic surgery providing transformative benefits for many patients. It can restore your body after significant life events like pregnancy or weight loss and restore self-confidence in your physical shape. However, one concern that many have is the scars that can come from an abdominoplasty. But how noticeable are […]

Can I Eat Edibles After Breast Augmentation: What Patients Need To Know

Marijuana, pot, weed–the cannabis plant has had many names over the years. It has had many purposes as well. While primarily a recreational drug, cannabis has become widely used in the medical field, gaining popularity as a treatment for chronic pain and anxiety disorders. In the United States, the marijuana market continues to grow, with […]

How Many Dress Sizes Do You Lose With A Mommy Makeover?

A mommy makeover surgery helps women regain their body after pregnancy. It involves a combination of individualized surgeries, nearly always involving the breasts and abdomen. Common surgeries part of a mommy makeover include tummy tuck, breast augmentation, breast lift, and liposuction. During their consultation, women often ask, “How many dress sizes do you lose with […]

Top 7 Things Not To Do After Botox

With the development of fine lines and wrinkles on your face, you may be looking for a way to turn back the clock. Botox injections can produce the smoother, younger complexion you desire. So, what should you avoid after Botox? Here’s a list of 7 things. Delay any naps for at least 4 hours after […]

Breast Augmentation Questions You’re Afraid To Ask

How to Increase Breast Sensitivity

Breast augmentation is a staple cosmetic surgery that many people consider as it can provide the ideal shape and breast size they are looking for. Asking the right questions is essential, even the ones that may feel scary to approach. Below, we’ve answered some of these questions so you can know beforehand. Does A Breast […]