I’ve decided to get a breast augmentation. Can I determine my implant size based on cup size?

Congratulations on your decision! Your next step is to schedule a consultation with a board-certified plastic surgeon (or a double-board certified surgeon, like myself). We will conduct a clinical examination, including getting base width measurements. I prefer to utilize actual implants with you wearing a bra, and in a T shirt, so that you can…

I don’t like how my nose looks but I am nervous about having surgery. Can you give me any advice?

Rhinoplasty, sometimes called a “nose job” or “nose reshaping,” is one of the most common plastic surgeries. Because the nose is such an obvious feature, your hesitation is also common. I do not know if you are experiencing one of several cosmetic conditions that rhinoplasty typically addresses: nose size in relation to facial balance, nose…

Happiness Found

Published: 06/20/2017 on Mimivanderhaven.com by Patricia Nugent For most of us, a trip to the beach sounds heavenly…shedding the cover-ups, hitting the waves and lazily soaking up the sunshine. For Kalyn, however, a trip to the beach filled her with dread. “I hated how I looked in a bathing suit,” says the vivacious 24-year-old. “Since…

Faith In Science

PLASTIC SURGEON Paul Vanek, MD, FACS, was drawn to the field of medicine at a young age. When he was 8 years old his father suffered a traumatic brain injury, which gave Dr. Vanek a unique perspective on the care that physicians provide. “The doctors who took care of my father and comforted my mother…