Plastic Surgery Blog
The Truth About Lymphatic Massage
Board-certified Plastic Surgeon, Dr. John Reilly of Shelton, CT, an expert in the field of plastic surgery, discusses the truth behind Lymphatic Massage and debunks the theory that this “acclaimed” post-operative treatment helps to reduce recovery time after surgery. In this video, Dr. John Reilly explains the reason why Lymphatic Massage does not help patients […]
Is Breast Augmentation Right for Me?
Many women have insecurities about their bodies, and for some, those insecurities stem from having a smaller bust size. Women are often told that their bust will fill out with age. While this is true for many women, some unfortunately don’t see this change. Modern medicine and procedures allow us to help women achieve the […]
Soften Your Skin with a Connecticut-Based Cosmetic Surgeon
Dermal fillers are commonly performed at our three Connecticut locations, helping to restore youthful fullness to a patient’s face and soften creases and wrinkles. Facial fillers, or wrinkle fillers, are similar to Botox in that they are injectable treatments. However, unlike Botox, which relaxes the muscles under a wrinkle, dermal fillers actually fill the lines […]
A Minimally Invasive Skin Treatment Procedure by a Trusted Connecticut Cosmetic Surgeon
A chemical peel, also called chemexfoliation or derma peel, at one of Dr. Reilly’s three Connecticut locations improves the appearance of your skin by using a chemical solution to remove the damaged, outer layers. If you want your skin to look smoother and younger, a chemical peel may be the answer. Age, acne, and sun […]
Will Insurance Cover Breast Augmentation?
The cost of breast implants can vary greatly from patient to patient, based on a number of factors specific to your body type and desired results. Every body type is unique, and as such, the right procedure will be unique to you. Not sure whether saline or silicone implants are right for you? Wondering about […]
World-Class Augmentation Procedures by a Connecticut-Based Plastic Surgeon
Cosmetic breast surgery, for patients in the Connecticut regions around our locations in New Haven, Norwalk, and Shelton, is an elective procedure for women looking to add fullness and perkiness to their breasts, reduce size, or even simply enhance their breast profile. Dr. Reilly understands the many psychological factors behind a woman’s choice to undergo […]
What Are Your Options?
Breast augmentation financing is often a secondary concern for many patients choosing to undergo a procedure at our New Haven, Shelton, or Norwalk locations, the primary concern being, naturally, what to expect in terms of results and recovery. Unfortunately, health insurance does not cover breast augmentation procedures if they are elective and not medically necessary, […]
The Truth About Silicone Breast Augmentation
Silicone breast implants and breast augmentation procedures are commonly performed at our three Connecticut locations in New Haven, Shelton, and Norwalk. For many years, silicone implants were thought to present a greater risk of immunological disorders over saline implants. However, after fourteen years researching the safety of silicone implants, in 2006 the FDA found no […]
Reduce Wrinkles and Bags Around the Eyes with Trusted Connecticut Cosmetic Surgeons
Botox injections under the eyes, similar to crow’s feet treatments, blocks the nerve impulse to specific muscles that cause wrinkles, crinkles, and small bags. The result can be smoother, younger looking skin around the eyes when laughing or smiling. However, as with any cosmetic procedure, Botox injections under the eyes are very individual, and may […]
Enjoy Full, Voluptuous Lips with Connecticut’s Trusted Cosmetic Surgeon
Lip Botox, and augmentation with fillers or collagen, are commonly performed procedures at our three Connecticut locations that can quickly and easily add shape and volume to your lips. While fillers and collagen are more typically used to plump up the lips, Botox blocks impulses from targeted facial nerves to the muscles around the lips […]