How Do You Know If You Need a Breast Lift?

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There are several different types of cosmetic breast surgery. If you’d like to change something about your breasts, it can be hard to know which procedure will offer the results you want. Here are a few things to consider when determining if getting a breast lift is the right decision. More »

What Can Injectable Fillers Do for Me?

Injectable dermal fillers are becoming more popular every year. In 2019, a staggering 2.7 million soft tissue filler injections were administered in America.

It’s easy to see why these gel-like formulas are so appealing. By adding volume to the skin, fillers can improve numerous aesthetic issues — without the downtime or commitment of surgery. More »

What to Expect From Mommy Makeover Recovery

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The process of recovering from a mommy makeover is a little different for every woman. Your experience will depend on factors such as the number and type of procedures included in your surgical plan, your body’s natural rate of healing, and your adherence to pre-operative and post-operative guidelines. Keep reading for a general idea of what to expect.
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Dos and Don’ts After Breast Surgery

Breast surgery patient in Tampa BayBoard-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Stan Castor proudly offers breast augmentation, breast lift, and breast reduction procedures. These procedures help enhance the confidence and self-image of women who are unhappy with certain aspects of their breasts.

As you prepare for your breast surgery, know that you’ll need to take steps to enjoy a smooth recovery and optimal results. Every patient at our Tampa practice receives a detailed list of postoperative instructions. In the meantime, here are the most common dos and don’ts following a breast procedure. More »

Do Breast Implants Look Different at First?

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The final outcome of breast augmentation isn’t visible right away. It’s normal for women to experience changes to their breast appearance during the recovery process.

A variety of factors, ranging from muscle tightness to residual swelling, may obscure your results. Keep reading to learn what you can expect. More »

What’s the Ideal Age to Start Using BOTOX® Cosmetic?

Are you too young to enjoy the anti-aging benefits of BOTOX® Cosmetic? Probably not. There’s no perfect age to begin using this injectable and the timing largely depends on your personal preference. That said, here are a few factors to consider when scheduling your first appointment.
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What Are The Different Types of Liposuction?

For a long time, there was only one type of liposuction. It involved manually dislodging unwanted fat with a hollow tube before suctioning it out of the body. Fortunately, new techniques have emerged in recent years that are less invasive, offer a shorter recovery period, and create amazing results. This means you don’t have to rely on traditional liposuction to achieve your body goals.

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Stop Believing These 5 Common BOTOX® Myths

Woman getting BOTOX in Tampa BayWhen it comes to injectables, BOTOX® Cosmetic is by far the most popular. Millions of people swear by it to improve the look of their fine lines and wrinkles. However, the treatment is surrounded by misconceptions.

Dr. Stan Castor is a board-certified plastic surgeon who believes if you have the information you need, you can better determine what cosmetic services are right for you. To that end, we are going to debunk five of the most common BOTOX® myths below. More »

How to Finance Your Plastic Surgery Procedure

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In recent years, plastic surgery has become much more accessible than it used to be. Still, paying for an elective breast, body, or facial operation outright is not feasible for most people.

Since insurance does not typically cover plastic surgery, many of our patients choose to finance all or a portion of their procedure. Options such as healthcare credit cards and fixed-term loans can help you comfortably and successfully manage your surgical expenses. More »

What is Breast Augmentation?

Woman after breast augmentationBreast augmentation – as defined at— is a plastic surgery procedure that improves the appearance of the breasts. Year after year, it is the most popular cosmetic procedure in America. Over 300,000 breast augmentation procedures were performed in 2017 alone, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Stan Castor has helped many women feel beautiful and confident through breast surgery. Keep reading to learn more about breast augmentation and find out if this procedure might be right for you.   More »

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