Tummy tucks can remove loose, saggy skin and create a firm, flat midsection. It’s a great way to get rid of that stubborn “belly pooch” that exercise and diet won’t fix. But I often hear the same worried question from my tummy tuck patients here in Louisville, KY: “What happens with weight gain after a tummy tuck?” A tummy tuck can tone the body and support your abdominal muscles, but it isn’t an instant, permanent fix. By understanding a tummy tuck’s relationship to weight gain and learning how to make healthy decisions, you can maintain your beautiful results for as … Continue reading
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About Dr. Bradley CalobraceM. Bradley Calobrace, MD, FACS is a board-certified, Los Angeles-trained plastic surgeon who established Calobrace Plastic Surgery Center in an effort to bring the latest technology and techniques in plastic surgery to the Louisville area. He has established himself as a leader in cosmetic surgery and received recognition in Louisville Magazine as one of Louisville's "Top Docs" and "Best of Louisville." Dr. Calobrace is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Kentucky Society of Plastic Surgeons, and American College of Surgeons.
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Shapewear, such as Spanx®, is a popular way to slim the body and minimize bulges. It can smooth out your silhouette and help you feel confident before a big event. Unfortunately, shapewear isn’t always comfortable and convenient, and no one wants to feel itchy while they’re out on the town. Shapewear is a temporary fix to a persistent problem: unwanted rolls of fat. If you’re interested in a long-term body contouring solution, consider liposuction at our Louisville practice. Find a Long-Term Fix Shapewear works well–but only as long as you’re wearing it. Once you take off the garments, your body … Continue reading
Mommy makeovers are powerful procedures that offer a range of benefits for women looking to restore their bodies after pregnancy. A mommy makeover is a combination of procedures that helps improve the areas most affected by pregnancy and often includes breast augmentation and tummy tuck. A lot of moms who come to us for a mommy makeover at our Louisville, KY, plastic surgery practice worry that the procedure won’t fit in with their hectic lifestyles and the responsibilities that come with being a mom. However, with the right planning and a strong support system in place, it’s possible for even the … Continue reading
The recent news that a specific type of textured breast implants is being recalled prompted a flurry of phone calls from breast augmentation patients to our Louisville practice. I’m sure plastic surgery practices across the nation fielded similar calls from women concerned about the recall. We understand the concerns expressed by our patients, but misinformation is creating an unwarranted sense of panic. Dr. Mays and I believe that educating patients about the facts of this voluntary recall will help alleviate these concerns and provide our patients with peace of mind. What You Should Know First, it’s important to understand that … Continue reading
While breast implants are designed to last longer than ever, revision is still a likely part of the breast augmentation journey. I tell my Louisville, KY patients that there’s no need to fear seeing your surgeon a second time. In fact, breast augmentation revision can provide many perks worth getting excited about. Whether you want to upgrade your implants to a newer generation or are hoping to update your appearance, breast augmentation revision can help customize your augmentation treatment. Here are 5 common reasons why women choose breast revision surgery. Weight Changes Weight fluctuation is a common part of life. … Continue reading