What is an Injectable? Patients often use this catch phrase for non-surgical procedures involving a needle. But in reality, the term can be confusing and is somewhat misused. Neurotoxins (Botox and Dysport) and “fillers” have different functions. Here is a good video from the Plastic Surgery Channel explaining the difference between the two and what you need to know before considering them.
The latest statistics published by the ASPS show that the Top 5 cosmetic surgery procedures in 2015 were breast augmentation, liposuction, rhinoplasty, eyelid surgery and tummy tuck. According to their survey, breast aug continues to be the top cosmetic surgery – and has been for almost 10 years. Buttock augmentation with fat grafting did not make the top 5, however it was up by 28% from 2014.
Learn more from Dr. Bruce Van Natta on this short video about eliminating underarm sweating with miraDry. He’s had the procedure done himself.
Thinking about a “lunch time fix”? Think again. Here is my latest Plastic Surgery Channel video and article where we talk about these popular treatments. Be sure to set realistic expectations. Some of these treatments are good, but buyer beware. Non-plastic surgeons are doing these as well to make an extra buck and promising results that are not possible. My rule: if something sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
Have you ever wondered when a breast implant is just too large? View my latest Plastic Surgery Video and accompanying article to find out more. I weigh in on this hotly debated topic with my colleague, Dr. Clifford Clark. There are definite tendencies in implant sizes chosen depending upon the region of the country you live in. In Indiana, the trend toward smaller breasts is more evident.
Considering a tummy tuck? Take a look at my latest Plastic Surgery Channel video and learn about a number of things that have improved with this procedure. I’m using advanced surgical techniques that produce dramatic results, including more effective abdominal shaping and low scar placement. I also use lipo sculpting to reshape the lower back, thighs and hips, as needed. And, patients are bouncing back much quicker from this surgery than before.
Need ideas for holiday gifts or just want something special for yourself? Drop by our Spa 170 West holiday open house on Tuesday, November 29th, 2016 between 1:00-6:00 pm to check out our goodies. The Jane Iredale makeup artist will be with us to share their exciting holiday eye and lip products. We’ll also be offering special discounts on our best skincare procedures, products and makeup items.
Dr. Bruce Van Natta recently named as a 2016 Top Doctor in Indianapolis Monthly Magazine for Plastic Surgery.
Healthcare research and information company Castle Connolly Medical, LTD., compiled this year’s Top Docs list of honorees by asking physicians in Central Indiana to recommend doctors they would see themselves or suggest to a family member.
I find that my patients are so busy working and taking care of their families that they often forget to do nice things for themselves. Check out my latest Lifestyles Magazine to learn 3 ways to make up for lost time and look great for the holidays!
Read about miraDry to eliminate underarm sweating. And, learn about new tummy tuck procedure techniques I am using that provide optimal results with less pain. I have also included a couple of short videos you can watch.
Be sure to check out our two special offers that are good through November 30th, 2016. Call my office for more information: 317.575.0330.
If you’ve ever been in a situation where your underarms are sweaty, you know it’s embarrassing! We’ve all experienced this.
A lot of technologies have come down the pike, and there’s often hype centered around them. You have to wonder if things are for real. I can tell you that MiraDry is the real thing, and it does work. I’ve had it myself. MiraDry safely and permanently eliminates the sweat glands in the underarm area.
Check out my latest video on the Plastic Surgery Channel for more information.