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How to Get the Most Natural-Looking Breast Augmentation If You Have a Petite Frame

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For women with a petite frame, choosing breast implants involves a few particular considerations. In order to get the natural look you want, it is key to carefully select appropriate implants. This requires both an understanding of the different breast implant styles and how to choose implants that suit your overall figure. Here are some important considerations to take into account if you have a small frame: Implant diameter Implant […]

Is Upper Blepharoplasty Worth It? Dr. Conway Answers Your Eyelid Surgery Questions

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If you are considering an eyelid lift, you likely are wondering what kind of results the procedure can offer you, and if undergoing a surgical procedure will be worth having a more refreshed eye appearance. You are wise to do your research, and, with the right plastic surgeon, will find that this procedure is one that offers a relatively easy recovery with very impressive results. Below, Dr. Donald Conway answers […]

Does it matter what brand of breast implants I choose?

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Thanks to decades of continuous research and advances in implant materials and design, today’s FDA-approved breast implants are among the safest and most well-tested medical devices on the market. But is one brand safer than another? And is there a difference in the breast augmentation results you can get from various brands of implants? If you are considering breast augmentation, it is natural to have questions like this. While learning […]

How Much Time You’ll Need to Take Off Work When You Have Plastic Surgery

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One thing I love about being a plastic surgeon is that every patient has different needs and goals, and every case is different. But if there is one question nearly all of my patients ask at their consultation, it’s this: how long is the recovery? In fact, I’d be surprised if a patient didn’t ask. Every plastic surgery procedure requires some time out of your regular work and activity schedule […]

Can You Reduce Breast Size Without Surgery?

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Having ample breasts isn’t always what it’s cracked up to be. In fact, having large, heavy breasts can be a literal pain for many women, causing chronic back, neck and shoulder problems or unwanted stares on a day-to-day basis. If you would like nothing more than to get smaller, lighter breasts, chances are you would love to find a way to do it without surgery. This is understandable—breast reduction surgery […]

Not Your Mama’s Facelift: How Plastic Surgery Has Improved Over the Years

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Cosmetic medical procedures are at an all-time high. Over 17 million procedures were performed in 2016—that’s a whopping 180% increase since 2000, and averages to a procedure for 1 in every 20 Americans, just in the last year. Given this surge in popularity, it’s likely that at least a few people you know have had work done. But if you haven’t noticed, don’t be surprised: cosmetic enhancements are much harder […]

Planning a Wedding in Asheville? Here’s Where to Start

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With our lively food and art scene, award-winning hotels, and a beautiful Blue Ridge Mountain backdrop, Asheville has become a top wedding destination. The number of couples from out of town tying the knot in our city grows every year—according to a recent story in the Asheville Citizen-Times, 2,750+ couples applied for marriage licenses in Buncombe County in 2016, and nearly 30% of those came from out of state (a […]

Tummy Tuck Recovery FAQ: Answers to Your Questions About Life After Abdominoplasty

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If you are considering a tummy tuck, you probably have seen what dramatic improvements this classic body contouring procedure can achieve—a flatter belly, a better-defined waistline, and a slimmer, firmer torso that looks more attractive in clothing and swimsuits. You may also know that that a tummy tuck requires a few weeks of recovery. Because a tummy tuck reshapes muscle tissue in addition to removing excess skin and fat, the […]

Answers to Our 3 Most Common Breast Augmentation Questions

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Thinking of improving or enhancing your breasts this year? If so, chances are you have some questions about breast augmentation—we are here to help! Breast augmentation is one of the most popular procedures at our Asheville plastic surgery practice, and Dr. Conway and our staff have helped hundreds of women like you navigate the surgery process and get the beautiful breasts they always wanted. To help you move forward in […]

When Can I Show Off My Facelift Results?

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There’s nothing like a special occasion to motivate a person to spruce up his or her appearance. If facial aging is a concern for you, an upcoming wedding or school reunion may have you considering a facelift. If so, you’re not alone. Facelift patients often decide to move forward with the procedure when a big event looms on the calendar. And, when performed by an experienced plastic surgeon, a facelift […]