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Tummy tuck surgery offers our Denver patients a number of benefits, but to get the most out of your abdominoplasty, you need to prepare. Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Paul Zwiebel places patient safety and satisfaction at the top of his priority list, and you can help by following a few simple...Read More
Each season offers some benefits to undergoing plastic surgery. In the summer, vacations are expected, so it’s easy to keep your procedure private. The autumn months provide cooler, more comfortable weather. You can wear bulky clothes and spend plenty of time indoors during the winter. There are also advantages to getting...Read More
According to the annual plastic surgery procedural statistics report just released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, men accounted for 40 percent of all breast reduction surgeries in 2015. Also known as gynecomastia, male breast reduction is steadily becoming a less stigmatized procedure throughout Denver and the nation.
The inevitable signs of aging emerge in a variety of ways. When your age is revealed by a drooping brow line, a brow lift, sometimes called a forehead lift, can help you look younger and feel more confident. If you are considering brow lift surgery in the Denver area, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Paul Zwiebel has the knowledge,...Read More
There are a few factors to consider when planning a tummy tuck after weight loss:Give yourself enough time to be sure you are maintaining a stable weight, after your weight loss. Depending on your diet and activity during your weight loss, allow time for these to normalize, before undergoing the stress of surgery. Some unhealthy diets can create blood deficiencies: vitamins,minerals, electrolytes, anemia, protein deficiencies. Such deficiencies can cause problems with anesthesia, drug reactions and interfere with healing. Your doctor... Read More
Few people have greater demands on their time than do Moms! It is really important to plan appropriately for your recovery after Mommy Makeover. Your recovery needs will vary depending upon the specific procedures performed for your Mommy Makeover You must have someone who can assist you around the clock, at least the first 2-3 days, post-op. In most incidences, you will need someone to be completely responsible for caring for your children for the first week, and you will not be able to drive for as long as 2 weeks, after your Mommy...Read More
We use generous amounts of long-acting local anesthetics to have you wake up without pain. For your continued comfort for days after surgery, we also use a “pain pump” to continue to drip local anesthetic solution into the breasts and tummy. The pain pump is like a small anesthetic-filled balloon that fits in a fanny pack with tiny catheters (tubes) placed into the breasts and tummy during the procedure. The combination of injecting local anesthetics during surgery and the post-op pain pump are remarkably effective in reducing post-op pain...
For your safety and comfort, most Mommy Makeover procedures are done with twilight anesthesia (intravenous sedation): we use fast-acting medicines that let you sleep through the procedure and recover quickly. You will be completely unaware of the procedure and the passage of time. Most patients wake up at the end of the procedure and think we haven’t even started yet!
At the Zwiebel Center for Plastic Surgery, we have a private and fully accredited surgical suite to perform your Mommy Makeover as an out-patient, with special attention to your comfort, safety and convenience. You will be happy to know that the team of dedicated professionals who care for you on the day of your Mommy Makeover is the same team who will meet you at your consultation, pre-op and care for you through your recovery and post-op appointments.