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2016

What You Need to Know about Breast Reconstruction

As we enter our last week in October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we had a great response to BRA ("Breast Reconstruction Awareness”) Day on October 19th. Patients reached out to friends, neighbors and colleagues to make them aware of the remarkable advances in breast cancer early detection and treatment, as... Continue Reading

Restoring Feminine Wellness after Childbirth or Menopause

Many women suffer from vaginal laxity, dryness and urinary stress incontinence following childbirth or as they progress through the stages of menopause. These conditions can range from being slightly annoying to being a major barrier to enjoying a satisfying quality of life, particularly sexually. Until recently, treatment options were limited,... Continue Reading

What’s the Best Way to Ensure a Natural-Appearing Breast Augmentation?

There are a variety of factors that go into creating natural-appearing breast augmentation results. First and foremost, selecting the right plastic surgeon is imperative to achieving an optimal outcome. To do this, I recommend conducting an extensive amount of online research, making sure to review the credentials of several board... Continue Reading

What’s the Best Age for Breast Augmentation?

This is a great question I hear often from women wishing to enhance the size and/or shape of their breasts. The truth is, there isn’t a specific age that’s considered “best” for breast augmentation – it all depends on the patient and her unique needs/goals. In fact, at my practice... Continue Reading

Benefits of TriPollar®

Are you seeking an aesthetic treatment that can enhance the appearance of your skin without surgery and/or extensive downtime? At Plastic Surgery of the Carolinas, Dr. Ram Kalus and our expert team of aestheticians offer several techniques designed to non-surgically improve the health and overall aesthetic of the skin, one... Continue Reading

Is ThermiTight a Good Alternative to a Breast Lift?

This is a question being asked by many women who are wondering if there is an effective way to nonsurgically lift the breasts. The answer is “maybe” – ThermiTight™ is not considered a good alternative for a woman who needs a significant breast lift, a procedure medically referred to as... Continue Reading

How Long Does Swelling Last After ThermiTight?

Following the ThermiTight™ skin tightening treatment, some initial swelling in the targeted region can be expected. For the majority of patients, this post-treatment symptom typically lasts about one to two weeks, though it does not usually result in any restrictions from normal daily routines and activities (such as work, school,... Continue Reading

What’s the Best Way to Tighten the Face and Body Without Surgery?

ThermiRF™ is a temperature-regulated radiofrequency (RF) generator system cleared by the FDA to help tighten and rejuvenate skin in numerous areas of the face and body. At our practice, our board certified plastic surgeon – Dr. Ram Kalus – offers three advanced ThermiRF™ treatments, all of which can help patients... Continue Reading

How Breast Shape and Nipple Position Factor into Breast Augmentation

Many women are not necessarily looking for larger breasts when seeking breast enhancement, but rather a prettier shape. Perhaps they... Continue Reading

Breast Enhancement Surgery— In the Summer?

Why is the summer as good a time as any for breast enhancement surgery? Well, unlike the face or other... Continue Reading