Category: Patient Information

A Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Explains the New FDA Breast Implant Guidelines

In October of 2021, the FDA announced new guidance for breast implant manufacturers and plastic surgeons. The guidance is primarily intended to help you make a fully informed decision about breast augmentation. Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Emily Kirby explains what you need to know about these changes, whether you are considering breast implants or […]

Worried About Your Plastic Surgery Recovery? Here’s How Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Has Changed Things for the Better.

Before plastic surgery, every patient wants to know how long their recovery will take. While all plastic surgeons provide a range, very few go above and beyond to minimize the time you spend in recovery. At Kirby Plastic Surgery, we use Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) protocols, and we see real results: our patients feel […]

5 Reasons You May Consider Surgical Aftercare

Planning ahead makes for a smooth recovery after your much-anticipated cosmetic surgery. This includes arranging not only your recovery space, medications, and magazine piles, but also your recovery team. Who is going to be on your team of helpers after your surgery? The procedures offered at our in-office AAAASF-accredited surgery center are outpatient, which means […]

CBD Oil Before / After Surgery Safe?

While some states are slowly adopting more lenient laws regarding the recreational use of marijuana, it is a byproduct of this plant that seems to be taking the country by storm. Whether it is tinctures to manage physical pain and anxiety, or topical creams and smokeable “joints,” CBD appears to be the latest “cure-all” craze—and […]

How To Sleep After Breast Augmentation Surgery

Is cosmetic breast surgery in your future? Congratulations! Whether you’re having a breast augmentation, lift or reduction, you are on your way to having breasts that fit your self-image and lifestyle better. As you prepare for breast plastic surgery and recovery, make sure you don’t overlook this important fact: you’ll need to sleep on your […]

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