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Most Popular Summertime Plastic Surgery Procedures

Now that summer is here, and you are trying on your bathing suit for the first time since last year, you may be realizing that you could use a little help improving certain aesthetic concerns. Perhaps you wish your breasts were more voluminous or your thighs were a bit more contoured. If this sounds familiar,… click to continue reading

Plastic Surgery With Short Downtimes for Summer

Summer has officially begun, and we are heading into the dog days of the warm summer months. However, that does not mean you have to put on hold your desire to undergo plastic surgery to correct a bothersome aesthetic concern. Instead, choose a cosmetic procedure that requires a short downtime, so you can be back… click to continue reading

Beauty Tips to Beat the Summer Heat

Most people enjoy the warmer temperatures during summer. However, it’s hard to look like your usual gorgeous self when the weather starts to turn swelteringly hot, humid and sticky. To help you maintain a beautiful appearance during the warm-weather months — and use that summer glow to your advantage — Katy / Woodlands cosmetic surgeon… click to continue reading

How to Optimize Your Cosmetic Surgery Results

At SGK Plastic Surgery in Woodlands, we realize that undergoing cosmetic surgery was a significant undertaking. You invested your time, money and emotions in the process. Now that your procedure is complete, Woodlands / Katy plastic surgeon Sugene Kim, MD, wants to make sure that you enjoy your new look for years to come. To… click to continue reading

What You Should Know About Wrinkles

No one wants to develop wrinkles, but do you know what you can do to help prevent them? If you are shaking your head “no,” you are in luck. Facial rejuvenation surgeon Dr. Sugene Kim shares the following important information about wrinkles, including ways to help you stave them off. Not all wrinkles are created… click to continue reading

3 Tummy Toning Exercises (and What to Do If They Don’t Work)

We are in the midst of spring, and you probably know what that means: Summer is just around the corner. To help you tone your tummy in time for bathing suit season plastic surgeon Sugene Kim, MD, shares the following three tummy-toning exercises. When combined with a well-balanced diet and routine cardiovascular exercise, these exercises… click to continue reading

What Is the Best Way to Choose the Size of My Breast Implants?

Aside from choosing a plastic surgeon to perform your breast augmentation surgery, there are many crucial decisions to make regarding the procedure itself. For instance, you need to decide which type of implants to get: saline or silicone. You will also need to choose an incision approach, of which there are three: periareolar (i.e., around… click to continue reading

Should I Get Implants With My Breast Lift?

Over time, pregnancy, breastfeeding, major weight fluctuations, the effect of gravity and the natural aging process all can take a toll on the look of a woman’s breasts. Also, as individuals age, the body gradually produces less collagen and elastin, two proteins that are integral to maintaining healthy, elastic skin. When this happens, the skin… click to continue reading

Breast Augmentation and Nursing

At SGK Plastic Surgery in the Woodlands / Katy area, Sugene Kim, MD, sees many women who are considering having breast augmentation surgery with implants, but are concerned that the procedure will make it difficult or impossible to nurse after surgery. Although there is a small possibility that undergoing breast implants surgery will affect the… click to continue reading