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July 18, 2016

There are three different incision locations used with breast augmentation:

Inframammary -- incision is made near the lower breast fold Prei-areolar -- incision is made around the lower areolar border Transaxillary -- incision is made in the natural fold of the armpit

The best incision location for you will depend on a variety of factors, including the type of breast implant you choose and your desired scar location. Before expressing your preferences to Dr. Ali and Dr. Tamir regarding your desired incision location, it is important to understand all of your options.

In the following video, Dr. Ali Mosharrafa discusses these three different breast augmentation incision...

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July 12, 2016

Phoenix liposuction surgeon - Mosharrafa Plastic SurgeryLiposuction is an effective body contouring tool that can help you put the finishing touches on your diet and exercise regimen by removing small pockets of fat from targeted regions of your body. While this treatment can help you achieve the toned, fit figure you desire, it is important to understand that there are limits to the amount of fat that can be removed during a single liposuction procedure.

In general, in order to maintain optimal levels of safety, no more than 6,000 ml (approximately 12...

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June 29, 2016

Breast Augmentation after Pregnancy - PhoenixOne of the lifestyle factors you must consider when deciding whether to undergo breast augmentation involves future pregnancy plans. While a future pregnancy will not rule you out as a breast augmentation candidate, you should strongly consider waiting to have the procedure performed until you are done having children.

Pregnancy often results in changes to the size and shape of your breasts, caused by an expansion of your breast tissue. The more natural breast tissue you have,...

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June 15, 2016

Your plastic surgery consultation is a very important part of the process. It gives you an opportunity to learn more about your desired procedure, ask any questions you may have and receive individualized treatment recommendations based on your unique goals. Just as importantly, it gives you an opportunity to get to know Dr. Ali and Dr. Tamir better to ensure our practice is the right fit for you.

Dr. Ali and Dr. Tamir understand the importance of the consultation, and they take great pride in the fact that they personally handle every aspect of this meeting. It is one of the ways Mosharrafa Plastic Surgery provides our patients with unparalleled levels of personalized care.

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June 10, 2016

If you would like to reverse the signs of aging to restore a more youthful facial appearance, you have many options available. Some of these options consist of extensive surgical procedures, such as a facelift, which provide greater customization and longer lasting results. But there are also many minimally invasive nonsurgical facial rejuvenation options available which temporarily provide a more youthful, refreshed appearance.

The right option depends on a variety of factors including:

Your unique individual goals The signs of aging you would like to correct Your willingness to undergo extensive facial plastic surgery Your budget

In the following video, Dr. Ali Mosharrafa...

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May 31, 2016

Tummy Tuck after Pregnancy - Phoenix - Mosharrafa Plastic SurgeryYour body undergoes many changes during pregnancy as it adapts to a new life growing inside of you. Many of these changes impact your stomach region:

Abdominal muscles get stretched Excess skin and fat often remain after childbirth Stretch marks develop

For many women, these issues can be difficult to reverse through exercise alone. Fortunately, Dr. Ali and Dr. Tamir can perform a tummy tuck to tighten abdominal muscles, remove excess fat and skin, and eliminate stretch marks in...

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May 26, 2016

Paradise Valley RhinoplastyRhinoplasty, more commonly referred to as a nose job, is an option for both men and women who want to reshape their nose. In 2015, this cosmetic procedure was among the top five most popular plastic surgeries in the United States, with over 217,000 rhinoplasty procedures performed. This procedure gained its significant popularity due to the many benefits that come with it. But what, exactly, are the benefits from getting a nose job?

Aesthetic Benefits

A nose job can...

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May 25, 2016

If you've been considering a breast augmentation procedure and getting breast implants, this quiz may help you determine if you're the ideal candidate:

 

To schedule a consultation and be certain about whether breast enlargement surgery is good idea for you, please contact our plastic surgeons at Mosharaffa Plastic Surgery. You can contact us by filling out the form on this page or calling us at 602-513-8133. We are proud to serve patients in Phoenix, Scottsdale, and the surrounding Arizona areas.

May 23, 2016

One of the most common questions Dr. Ali and Dr. Tamir hear during a tummy tuck consultation is, "Will I be able to resume normal activities once I'm fully healed?" The answer to this question is a resounding "Yes." Once you are fully healed, you will be able to engage in all of the activities you enjoyed prior to undergoing surgery. However, the tummy tuck recovery process is rather lengthy and it may take several months before you are back to participating in all of your favorite physical and athletic activities.

In the following video, Dr. Ali Mosharrafa explains the different stages of the tummy tuck recovery process, describing what is involved in each phase. This information...

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May 19, 2016

Choosing the right plastic surgeon is one of the most important decisions you will make when you undergo plastic surgery. The skill and experience of your surgeon will play an important role in the results you achieve. You are investing a lot of time, energy and money into improving your appearance; you want to make sure you work with a surgeon who can provide the return on investment you deserve.

Before deciding on a surgeon, you should always take the time to thoroughly research his training, background and experience. While many of your questions can be answered during your initial consultation, you can learn a great deal by doing some initial research before scheduling an in-...

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