Once you have decided to have facelift and scheduled your procedure with Dr. Arie Benchetrit, the next step is to prepare yourself both physically and mentally for surgery. There are habits you should stop or adjust, and household responsibilities to take care of before undergoing facelift. Taking the proper precautions increases the likelihood of a… Continue Reading →
Although the recovery from any plastic surgery procedure is bound to have a few uncomfortable moments, recovering from traditional tummy tuck can be particularly unpleasant due to the use of rubber tubes called drains placed under the skin. The drains are used to ensure excess fluid leaves the body post-operatively; they must be kept in… Continue Reading →
If you have loose skin or excess tissue as a result of massive weight loss, genetics or aging, you may be a good candidate for body contouring. Body contouring refers to a set of plastic surgery procedures that fine-tune problem areas, including skin and surplus fat that do not respond to weight loss efforts. Montreal… Continue Reading →
Plastic surgeons, including Montreal’s Dr. Arie Benchetrit, are seeing a growing number of millennials (adults in their 20s to early 30s) come into their practice seeking cosmetic enhancement. The reasons for seeking plastic surgery vary among this generation. Here are some of the most common reasons cited by Dr. Benchetrit’s millennial patients.
All women experience a degree of breast sag or ptosis sooner or later. Over time, the breast skin loosens, causing the breasts to droop or sag. Other factors such as pregnancy, nursing, weight fluctuations and genetics also contribute to breast sag. Because breast sag is such a common occurrence, it should be no surprise then… Continue Reading →
An hourglass figure — which entails a narrow waist, voluptuous buttocks, and full bust with similar measurement to the hips — is considered by many people to be the most desirable and attractive female body shape. While some women are lucky enough to be born with an hourglass figure, not everyone is so lucky. Fortunately,… Continue Reading →
Out of all the plastic surgery procedures performed today, breast reduction has one of the highest patient satisfaction rates. The procedure, which removes excess breast tissue and skin, can have a life-changing effect on women who are bothered by heavy, overly large breasts. In this blog post, Montreal plastic surgeon Dr. Arie Benchetrit discusses signs… Continue Reading →
While working with the right plastic surgeon is the most important thing you can do to minimize complications and ensure successful results, the recovery period also plays an important role in the outcome of your procedure. Some patients make the mistake of cutting corners or rushing their recovery. Unfortunately, this could lead to complications and… Continue Reading →
In a traditional tummy tuck surgery (abdominoplasty), drains (rubber tubes) are placed under the skin to prevent fluid accumulation, or seroma, during recovery. Although drains have been an integral part of the tummy tuck procedure for many years, many patients consider them to be uncomfortable and inconvenient. The drains can often clog, dislodge or be… Continue Reading →
Choosing to undergo mommy makeover can be an exciting step towards reclaiming your pre-baby body. Understandably, you may be feeling some anxiety about undergoing surgery. To help ease your nerves and make informed decisions about your mommy makeover treatment, Montreal plastic surgeon Arie Benchetrit, MD discusses important questions to ask during your mommy makeover consultation.