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Can I Get a Browlift and Blepharoplasty at the Same Time?

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Your eyes make a significant impact on your overall appearance. If they look rested and if your eyelids look smooth-skinned, you will give people a very different impression about your age and physical state than if your eyes are tired-looking, heavy-lidded, or wrinkled. Austin blepharoplasty patients can resolve these conditions through surgery. Dr. Tjelmeland may …


How Can I Get Natural-Looking Results with a Facelift?

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Chances are that you have seen an Austin facelift patient whose looks seem drawn and unnatural. This “wind-swept” appearance undermines the whole purpose of a facelift: change that is subtle, effective, and attractive. Poor surgical techniques often lead to this type of result. The good news is that a skilled surgeon can usually prevent these …


What Procedures Can I Get with a Mommy Makeover?

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You’ve given so much in creating a family. A mommy makeover is about rejuvenating your body after this incredible sacrifice: restoring your figure following pregnancy and breastfeeding. Dr. Tjelmeland tailors every Austin mommy makeover to the patient. When you come in for a visit, you’ll have an opportunity to discuss the areas of your body …


Will Having Children After a Tummy Tuck Affect My Results?

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Tummy tuck focuses on removing excess skin and fat from the abdomen, giving you a slimmer, sleeker contour. The surgery will not affect your ability to have children in any way. That said, Austin tummy tuck patients will likely lose the benefits of their surgery during pregnancy. This has to do with the way that …


Will Tummy Tuck Surgery Help Me Lose Weight?

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Tummy tuck surgery can provide you with a trimmer, more attractive figure by reducing the size of your abdomen. While it isn’t designed as a weight-loss procedure, it can eliminate both physical and emotional obstacles to weight loss. Dr. Tjelmeland will typically recommend that Austin tummy tuck patients have the procedure after they are already …


How Long After Breastfeeding Should You Have Breast Augmentation Surgery?

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Breast augmentation surgery by Meridian Plastic Surgery can help you achieve your goals for personal beauty. In particular, it is an excellent option for many women who, following pregnancy and breastfeeding: Lost volume in their breasts. Experienced sagging. Have loose skin and thin tissue. Whether you are planning to have Austin breast augmentation surgery or …


How to Choose a Size for Your Breast Augmentation

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Dr. Tjelmeland helps breast augmentation patients achieve fuller breasts and a more attractive figure. During your initial consultation together, a lot of your conversation will center on the goals that you want to accomplish through surgery, your increase in size being one of the most important. So, how do you select the right size for …


When Should I Get a Breast Augmentation Revision?

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Breast augmentation can help women achieve fuller breasts and a more contoured body. However, some patients can experience changes after their procedure that require follow-up surgery. With an Austin breast augmentation revision, Dr. Tjelmeland can typically resolve the concerns that patients have, whether they have had a procedure with low-quality results through another plastic surgeon …


Will a Breast Augmentation Decrease Your Sensitivity?

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Surgery can cause some changes in how sensitive your breasts or nipples are. For most Austin breast augmentation patients, these changes are temporary, though there are cases in which women lose sensitivity permanently. Some of the factors that affect loss of sensitivity are related to your body type and breast structure. However, the strategy that …


How Does Breast Reduction Surgery Work?

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At Meridian Plastic Surgery, our goal for Austin breast reduction patients is more than decreasing the size of their breasts. It’s creating a more attractive shape and appearance, achieving a more comfortable size and proportions, and eliminating symptoms such as neck and back pain. Here’s an overview of Dr. Tjelmeland’s process… Initial Consultation for Breast …