Yearly Archives: 2019



Is Breast Augmentation Surgery Safe?

December 30, 2019

The decision to undergo surgery of any kind can’t be made lightly. There are risks associated with any surgery, including breast augmentation. Entering into this decision should be done thoughtfully and for the right reasons. At Wirth Plastic Surgery, we are here to answer any questions you have regarding breast augmentation and its...

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How Should I Prepare for a Mommy Makeover?

December 2, 2019

More and more women are choosing a custom mommy makeover to restore a firm, youthful look to their breasts and body. Motherhood can bring unwelcome physical changes. Between pregnancy, childbirth, and breastfeeding, the female body can be severely damaged, with the skin and tissues of the breasts and abdomen sagging, stretched, and drooping. A...

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Can a Reconstructed Breast Develop Cancer?

October 15, 2019

A reconstructed breast does not have a higher or lower risk of cancer occurring in the future. The most current research in the field of breast reconstruction shows no correlation between reconstruction and the recurrence of breast cancer in women. After any type of cancer surgery, there is a risk that cancer can return. It is important...

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Can a Plastic Surgeon Remove Breast Cancer?

October 1, 2019

Plastic surgeons do not remove breast cancer tumors; however, your plastic surgeon is a critical member of your team of doctors. They work together to achieve the best possible outcome for breast cancer treatment and breast reconstruction. Finding out that you need to undergo breast cancer surgery is traumatic and frightening. While it can be...

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Is Breast Reconstruction a Major Surgery?

September 17, 2019

Breast reconstruction helps many women to regain their sense of self after a mastectomy or a lumpectomy. The objective of breast reconstruction is to rebuild the breast creating a symmetrical, natural and balanced appearance. Breast reconstruction is considered major surgery, and you may need to spend several days as an inpatient and will be...

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Why is Skin Protection Important Year-Round?

September 13, 2019

At Wirth Plastic Surgery, Dr. Garrett Wirth is committed to helping you have healthy, glowing skin, 365 days of the year. We are always working to discover the best ways to help you look and feel your best, from top to toe. We strive to share information that protects you and keeps you healthy -- and that includes protecting your largest organ -...

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Reasons to Get a Revision Rhinoplasty

August 19, 2019

As one of the most frequently performed procedures in plastic surgery, rhinoplasty can help you feel more comfortable in your skin. If you spent your entire life feeling self-conscious about the size or shape of your nose, nose reshaping surgery could be life-changing. In some cases, rhinoplasty does not go as planned. If you have achieved a...

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The dos and don’ts of preparing for a breast augmentation

July 3, 2019

The decision to have breast augmentation takes some thought, should be made carefully, and with your eyes wide open. If you’ve been considering breast augmentation, the decision to move forward is a time of excitement and possibility. Here are a few actions you should take to prepare for your procedure. Do choose your surgeon...

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March 12, 2019

Rosacea (rose-AY-sha) is a chronic inflammatory disease of the skin. According to the National Rosacea Association, nearly 16 million Americans suffer from Rosacea. What starts as an occasional flushing of the face can lead to a permanent redness in the center of your face, visible blood vessels, acne-like breakouts, swelling,...

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The Basics of Labiaplasty

March 5, 2019

A labiaplasty is a plastic surgery procedure that can correct issues with the function, appearance and comfort of the labia minora (the inner folds of the vagina). Labiaplasties are becoming an increasingly common surgery as women seek to become more comfortable and confident with the look and functionality of their...

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