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Meet Dr. Mays: Q & A With Our New Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Mizuguchi and I are excited to introduce the newest member of our plastic surgery practice: Dr. Chet Mays. Dr. Mays specializes in a variety of treatments, but is especially passionate about facial plastic surgery, breast enhancement, and body contouring here at our Louisville and Lexington practices. I recently met up with Dr. Mays to get to know him a little better, and share some of his experiences and interests with you all in this Q & A. Q: Tell us about yourself! What is your favorite part about your profession? A: Plastic surgery is the most innovative field of medicine. The … Continue reading

Why I Perform Breast Augmentation & Lift Together

Often, when a patient comes in seeking a breast augmentation at our Louisville, Kentucky practice, the discussion needs to shift a bit after I perform her initial examination. This is because, for many women, an augmentation on its own won’t produce the desired result, and I recommend adding a breast lift (mastopexy) for the best outcome. Combining Breast Augmentation & Breast Lift Some women have stretched breast skin; others have nipples that point downward or breasts that have begun to sag and droop. This can happen after having children, losing or gaining a significant amount of weight, entering menopause, or … Continue reading

Saline & Silicone: What’s the Difference, Anyway?

It’s one of the biggest decisions many breast augmentation patients at our Louisville, Kentucky practice face: “Should I choose saline or silicone?” To help frame the decision and get to the answer that’s right for you, I always try to offer the same guidelines. Both Are Very Safe Patients often come in with a preconceived notion that silicone implants are somehow a “riskier” move in terms of their future health. That’s simply not true. My best guess is that this mindset comes from controversies over breast implants in the late 1970s and 1980s, but a lot has changed since then. … Continue reading

A Custom Experience For Every Patient

I’ve heard it time and time again from friends, patients, and acquaintances alike: “I just don’t like going to see doctors.” As a plastic surgeon specializing in aesthetic treatments like breast augmentation in Lexington and Louisville, KY, I take this as an exciting opportunity to change people’s impressions and show them just how pleasant a consultation with a doctor can truly be. Our practice strives to create a private, serene, relaxing, and safe environment for every patient, from the minute they schedule a consultation to their last follow-up appointment with us and beyond. If you’re considering a consultation with Dr. Mizuguchi … Continue reading

5 Factors That Influence Breast Augmentation Cost

As a plastic surgeon, one of my most important roles is providing honest, transparent information to all of my patients. Questions often come up about the procedures they’re interested in, the technology I use, or the costs associated with them, and part of my job is providing thorough answers to put my patients at ease. A question I’m almost always asked during a patient’s first breast augmentation consultation at our practices in Louisville and Lexington, KY: “How much does it cost?” While cost is always relative to the patient, I understand that part of the concern is getting a good value, … Continue reading

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