Dr. Martin's Blog

Should You Massage Implants after Breast Augmentation?

Posted on January 26, 2018

Updated September 2018

One frequently asked question about breast augmentation recovery is whether or not breast implant massage can help them to drop into place faster and more smoothly. To help you understand why your plastic surgeon might recommend breast implant massage and how to do it properly, take a look at this quick guide.

What’s the Point of Breast Implant Massage?

Breast implant massage or movement exercises could serve several different functions, including helping to reduce swelling, reduce the risk of capsular contracture and to improve muscle and skin tightness.

However, not every plastic surgeon will recommend implant massages to every woman who has a breast augmentation.

5 Tips to See the Best Results from Breast Augmentation [Infographic]

Posted on January 16, 2018

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Summary5 Tips to See the Best Results from Breast AugmentationArticle Name5 Tips to See the Best Results from Breast AugmentationDescriptionThis infographic from Las Cruces plastic surgeon Dr. Scot Martin shares helpful tips for how you can see the best breast augmentation results. Author
Dr. Scot A. Martin

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Martin Plastic Surgery

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Why You Should Be a Workout Queen before Having a Mommy Makeover

Posted on December 22, 2017

Updated August 2018

Mommy makeovers are customizable plastic surgery procedures that usually combine body contouring like a tummy tuck and liposuction with a breast procedure like a lift and/or implants. Even though these are aimed at helping you get that pre-baby body back, it’ll be worth it in the long run to hit the gym before your mommy makeover, and here’s why.

active mom with daughterYou’ll Lower Your Risk of Complications

With any surgical procedure, there is always going to be some risk of complications during surgery. However, you can work to greatly reduce that risk by following a few guidelines:

1. Choose a board-certified plastic surgeon with lots of experience performing mommy makeovers.

How to Supermom Your Mommy Makeover [Infographic]

Posted on December 8, 2017

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SummaryHow to Supermom Your Mommy MakeoverArticle NameHow to Supermom Your Mommy MakeoverDescriptionWant to take your mommy makeover results to the next level? This infographic from Las Cruces plastic surgeon Dr. Scot Martin explains how. Author
Dr. Scot A. Martin

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Martin Plastic Surgery

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3 Mainstays of the Mommy Makeover & How They Deliver Results

Posted on November 24, 2017

woman with child on beachMany women who are thinking about getting plastic surgery after pregnancy might have a difficult time deciding which procedure would best suit their needs. In this case, a mommy makeover, which combines multiple plastic surgeries into one, can be beneficial. These three plastic surgeries are some of the most common to be included in a mommy makeover.

1. Tummy Tuck

The tummy tuck, or abdominoplasty, is included in almost all mommy makeovers because this procedure can address the appearance of loose or sagging skin and muscle tissue in the abdominal area. Your plastic surgeon may recommend a drain-free tummy tuck, which can have many advantages over traditional abdominoplasty,