Scottsdale Center for Plastic Surgery Blog

What To Look for in Breast Augmentation Before-and-After Photos

Looking through before-and-after photos is one of the first steps for many new patients in Phoenix and Scottsdale. Photos are extremely useful because not only do they show the results you can expect, but they also showcase a plastic surgeon’s talent. Before-and-after galleries are often a major deciding factor when it comes to surgeon selection. …

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Can Less Be More? Making the Switch to Smaller Implants

The concept of breast augmentation is associated with increased breast size. However, for many patients, the motivation behind breast augmentation is to improve breast shape and proportion, without becoming excessively large. Can you downsize breast implants? I see many patients for breast augmentation revision surgery at my Phoenix-area plastic surgery practice, and they visit me for …

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Implant Sizing Discussion #1: How many ccs make a “C” cup? (Part I)

Deciding on a proper breast implant size is one of the more challenging aspects of breast augmentation for many patients and surgeons in the Phoenix area. Patients are often surprised to find out that the relationship between implant size and final breast appearance can be quite complex. The same implant volume (cc) won't look the …

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Tummy Tuck & Tattoos: What You Need to Know

A significant number of my tummy tuck patients from the Scottsdale and Phoenix area have tattoos. These range from small, discreet tattoos to large sleeves and full back pieces. While these tattoos usually have little impact on surgical choices, sometimes they need to be carefully worked into my surgical plan. Will a tummy tuck remove my …

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Dr. Sigalove Answers Common Questions About Breast Augmentation

You asked, Dr. Sigalove answered! Dr. Sigalove, board-certified plastic surgeon in Scottsdale, AZ, shares his insights into commonly asked questions about breast augmentation. He shares his insights on what to expect after breast augmentation, what it’s like to recover from breast implant surgery and how breast implants settle after surgery. Do Breast Implants Get Bigger …

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SCPS COVID-19 Safety Protocols

Scottsdale Center for Plastic Surgery (SCPS) has implemented the following social distancing, cleaning, testing and PPE protocols in our practice to protect our patients and staff during this time: SOCIAL DISTANCING Patients scheduled for appointments will be contacted 24 hours ahead of appointment and inform patient of our new safety measures and expectations upon arrival …

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