• BLOG,  Plastic Surgery

    What Happens During Eyelid Surgery?

    Dr. Alton Ingram MD: What Are the Steps in An Eyelid Surgery Procedure? Did you know that eyelid surgery isn’t just for cosmetic purposes? While many patients undergo this type of surgery to have double eyelids, there are also those who have functional problems that necessitate the need to undergo eyelid surgery, shares Dr. Alton Ingram MD. For eyelid surgery, one example of a functional need for it is to remove loose or sagging skin that may be impairing a patient’s vision. The Steps for Eyelid Surgery Procedure Regardless of purpose or intent to undergo eyelid surgery, the procedure is more or less the same. Dr. Alton Ingram MD shares…

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    BLOG,  Plastic Surgery

    Liposuction Treatment

     Dr. Alton Ingram MD: What Is Liposuction? According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, liposuction is defined as a procedure that slims and reshapes specific areas of the body by removing excess fat deposits, thereby improving body contours and proportion. Dr. Alton Ingram MD shares that liposuction has come a long way since it was first introduced to the public and approved by the FDA. The procedure has evolved both in technique and the use of technology. What Does Liposuction Treat? “Lipo” as commonly referred to by patients can treat several areas like: Thighs Hips and buttocks Abdomen and waist Upper arms Back Inner knee Chest area Cheeks, chin…

  • BLOG,  Plastic Surgery

    Mommy Makeovers

     Dr. Alton Ingram MD: What Is a Mommy Makeover and Am I A Candidate? There’s no doubt motherhood brings a lot of changes. Regarding physical changes, one of the most common difficulties mothers encounter is losing the extra pounds post-pregnancy. However, Dr. Alton Ingram MD shares that not all hope is lost. The Mommy Makeover is just the thing that can bring back mothers’ bodies before their pregnancy. What Is a Mommy Makeover? In a nutshell, the goal of a Mommy Makeover is restoring the appearance of a mother’s body before pregnancy. This could mean a flatter tummy, fuller breasts, smaller buttocks, and the like. Dr. Alton Ingram MD adds…

  • BLOG,  Plastic Surgery

    Kinds of Breast Implants

    Dr. Alton Ingram MD: What Are the Different Kinds of Implants? Have you ever wondered what material is used in a breast augmentation procedure? Not many people know that there are different kinds of implants used. Dr. Alton Ingram MD discusses them below: Saline breast implants – As its name suggests, these implants contain sterile salt water. These implants typically give off a uniform shape, firmness, and feel. Dr. Alton Ingram MD adds that when there is a leak, the saline solution will simply be absorbed and expelled by the body. Structured saline breast implants – These are like saline breast implants except they contain an inner structure to provide…