Are You Too Old or Young for Plastic Surgery?

Are You Too Old or Young for Plastic Surgery?

A very common question among patients is, “Am I too old (or young) for plastic surgery?” Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. William Sabbagh answers this frequently asked question, age and plastic surgery, below. Are You Too Young for Plastic Surgery? The short answer would be when there are no significant signs of aging. Therefore, no treatment

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Open vs Closed Rhinoplasty

Open vs Closed Rhinoplasty

There are two approaches when performing a rhinoplasty; an open and closed approach. Dr. William Sabbagh at the Straith Clinic in the Metro Detroit area explains the difference between the two and his preferred methods: open vs closed rhinoplasty. Open Rhinoplasty The open approach involves an incision externally on the columella, which is the tissue

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Breast Implant Profiles, Surfaces, & Shapes

Breast Implant Profiles, Surfaces, & Shapes

Currently, there are two major types of breast implants available: saline implants, which are saltwater or IV-filled implants, or silicone implants, which are filled with silicone gel. Saline implants have been used since 1992, and have provided a very reasonable alternative to breast augmentation when the original silicone implants were removed from the market. However,

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Importance of Board Certification for Plastic Surgery Procedures

Importance of Board Certification for Plastic Surgery Procedures

In today’s market, there are many different types of physicians performing cosmetic surgery. In Michigan, there is, unfortunately, no law that states that the procedures performed in an outpatient facility or office need to be performed by a physician who is board certified in that specialty. In cosmetic surgery, in particular, several different types of

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Fat Transfer vs Dermal Fillers

Fat Transfer vs Dermal Fillers

Facial fillers are a very popular form of facial rejuvenation. Two main types of fillers are fat transfers and injectable fillers. Read on to learn about these options, and a comparison, fat transfer vs dermal fillers, which is right for you. Dermal Fillers Dermal fillers are reliable, safe when used appropriately, and are fairly long-lasting.

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4 Fast Laser Hair Removal Facts

Laser hair removal is becoming an increasingly popular treatment, especially those who want to ditch razors and ingrown hairs, and always have sleek, bare skin. Especially for the summer time, laser hair removal helps men and women feel confident even after not shaving for a few days. Sound appealing? Here are four fast laser hair

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Straith Clinic among 10 Fascinating Plastic Surgery Facts

When people think of plastic surgery, most think about unnecessary alterations or “botched” procedures, which shines the artistry in a poor light. However, there are many things that individuals in Bingham Farms, MI, do not know about plastic surgery, especially the history. In a recent web article from List Verse, it discusses 10 interesting, unknown

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What Questions Should You Ask Your Plastic Surgeon?

When visiting our office near Detroit, Michigan, you may have many questions or concerns about your upcoming cosmetic or reconstructive procedure. The most important thing you should consider before visiting a plastic surgeon is to find out whether he is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, like Dr. Sabbagh. Board certification indicates that

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Liposuction vs. Tummy Tuck

When Dr. Sabbagh in Detroit, Michigan, evaluates a patient’s abdomen during consultation, the best solution between liposuction or tummy tuck depends on several factors. The primary factor in deciding between liposuction and tummy tuck is the quality of the skin. If the patient has significant stretch marks and looseness or hanging skin of the lower

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What is the Best Incision Option for Breast Augmentation

There are several options available when choosing an incision for breast augmentation. Typically, a plastic surgeon will use an incision that he or she is most comfortable with. Additionally, the type of implant chosen by the patient and surgeon, silicone or saline, will impact the choice of incision. The most common incisions performed in Detroit,

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