Plastic Surgery Blog
Vinyard Institute of Plastic Surgery works diligently to provide you with several avenues for learning about the latest scoop and top products on the cosmetic market. We are always updating our blog, current specials, and posting new reviews to grant you the knowledge you deserve.
Cosmetic Surgery 101: Breast Augmentation Terms To Know
Vaginal dryness impacts most women during their lifetime, but there are solutions! Let's talk about the 7 patients who need to consider vaginal rejuvenation!
Get Your Glow On: 9 Fabulous Hacks For Beautiful Skin this Holiday Season
These 9 beautiful skin suggestions are all you need to maximize your gorgeous, beautiful skin and radiate in all of this season’s holiday events!
Which Injectable Is Best for Me? Comparing Juvederm & Restylane
Knowing whether Juvederm or Restylane are preferable for your goals, skin type, and budget can be difficult. Today we're giving you all of the details!
What To Expect After Voluma Injections
Juvederm Voluma XC minimizes wrinkles and improves the aged look of cheeks by encouraging a vibrant shape, and counteracting drooping and sinking!
10+ Important Questions to Ask About Mommy Makeovers
Recovering your pre-pregnancy, pre-childbirth body can be extremely difficult. That's where the mommy makeover comes in!
Recovering From Breast Augmentation: Things To Know
Before you choose to undergo a breast augmentation surgery, you need to know what to expect during the four stages of recovery.
How Do BODYtite Treatments Work?
BODYtite tightens skin and dissolves fat. Here's everything you need to know about how they work and whether they're the best option for you!
Should You Liposuction Your Arms?
Arms sag with age. It's a fact. If you're anxious about the upcoming beach trip, it's time to start talking about liposuctioning your arms.
Say Hello to the Mini-Facelift: Is It Right for You?
There's a less intrusive alternative to a full facelift that will help you achieve your facial rejuvenation goals: the mini-facelift!
A Facelift Without Surgery? It’s True!
Not all facelifts require weeks of recovery and deep incisions. Injections can be used to achieve a non-surgical facelift. Is that the best option for you?
Beyond Kegels: When You’re Ready To Actually Tighten Your Vagina!
Turn yourself away from Kegels and other ineffective DIY remedies and embrace the power of nonsurgical vaginal rejuvenation!
7 Patients Who Should Address Their Vaginal Dryness
Vaginal dryness impacts most women during their lifetime, but there are solutions! Let's talk about the 7 patients who need to consider vaginal rejuvenation.
Stop What You’re Doing and Try Laser Hair Removal!
It's time to start the new decade off with a perfectly smooth, hair-free waxed body. Choose to be silky smooth this year with laser hair removal!
More Than a Facemask: Understanding Chemical Peels
Chemical peels might sound a little bit intimidating, but luckily, we've broken it all down for you right here!
Leaky Lips & Uniboob: 13 Botched Plastic Surgeries
Haven't you ever heard of the horrifying results that sometimes follow botched plastic surgeries? That's what happens hen you don't have a certified surgeon!
Breaking the Taboo: 17 Celebrities Who Admitted Plastic Surgery
Believe it or not, celebrities get work done, too! Read on to find out which 17 have admitted plastic surgery, from butt implants to liposuction procedures!
BOTOX for Headaches: Will It Help Your Chronic Migraines?
Have you heard of using BOTOX to treat migraines? In 2010, BOTOX has been approved to combat chronic migraines, with patients reporting overwhelming success!
The Unique Benefits of Kybella: No More Double Chins!
Some of us simply aren't gifted with a stunning defined jawline or cheekbones. Thankfully, there's always Kybella to save the day!
Understanding the Cost of a Mommy Makeover
The price of a Mommy Makeover varies according to the required procedures and the surgeon's training, expertise, and location.
17 Questions To Ask About Breast Augmentation
Before you decide what type, size, and kind of incision you want for your breast implants, make sure to have a full understanding of the procedure!
The Results Are In: People Love BODYtite!!
Many people work to perfect their bodies without getting to where they want to be. If you resonate with that frustration, it's time for BODYtite!
The Big Picture of Liposuction: What to Expect from Initial Consultation to Final Recovery
Liposuction is one of the most commonly known terms when it comes to plastic surgery. Learn everything about this procedure today!
See the True Beauty of a Classic Facelift!
If you are tired of pulling products off of the shelf, only to have your wrinkles or sags stubbornly outlast them, a facelift is the right choice for you!
FACEtite Recovery: Knowing the Facts To Help You Decide
FACEtite is a cosmetic enhancement procedure that uses RF energy to tighten loose skin. Here's everything you need to know about recovery after the operation!
The Top 10 Most Common Plastic Surgery Complications
Are you worried about complications from your plastic surgery? Dr. Vinyard will always take the best possible care of you if anything goes wrong!
The Best Laser for Vein Removal: Say Goodbye to Varicose Veins!
No matter how closely you stick to your healthy resolutions, when it’s time to don your favorite summer dress, you may find yourself wishing you had made it a goal to find a solution to your varicose veins sooner.
What Is Radiofrequency Microneedling, and Is It For You?
In the age-old quest to find the fountain of youth, people have long struggled to find the perfect antidote to sagging, dull, and wrinkled skin. Radiofrequency microneedling might be the ideal treatment for you!
Breaking The Taboo: 18 More Celebrities Who Admitted to Plastic Surgery
Many celebrities are actually very open about their plastic surgery, because it makes them more confident in themselves. Here are 18 more who have confessed their operations and treatments over the years.
9 Things To Know About Juvederm Injections for Your Cheeks and Skin Wrinkles
Before you schedule your Juvederm injections, you should know these 9 things!
A Perfect Smile: Choosing Juvederm to Plump Up your Lips
Plump up your lips just in time to pucker up for Valentine's Day! Here's everything you need to know about Juvederm injections.
Life After a Breast Lift: What Recovery Looks Like
Life after a breast lift can be complicated, but here's everything you need to know, all in one place.
8 Reasons Why A Tummy Tuck Might Be For You
There are so many pros and cons to consider before choosing to go through with a tummy tuck. Here are 8 reasons why you should!
Is it Time To BODYtite Your Thighs?
BODYtite tightens skin and dissolves fat. Here's everything you need to know about BODYtiting your thighs.
BODYtite VS Tummy Tuck: Which is Right For You?
BODYtite tightens skin and dissolves fat. Tummy tucks remove excess fat from the body. Which is a better option for you?
Dispelling 5 Myths about Facelifts
There are so many misconceptions swirling around about facelifts. Today we're straightening out 5 crazy myths!
Brand New at VIPS: Introducing CoolPeel!
Because facial skin issues are so common, dermatologists have been striving to discover a treatment that can easily deal with these symptoms for good, and the newest kid on the block, CoolPeel, may be just that.
How to Tighten Your Skin Using Radiofrequency Energy Treatments
Once the wrinkles start appearing there isn’t too much you can do. That is, except for radiofrequency treatments.
Paula Abdul: Why I Love FACEtite!
FACEtite is a wonder worker which has dramatic anti-aging results with zero surgery. Paula Abdul swears by it and so should you!
Your Labiaplasty Recovery: What you MUST Know
Undergoing a labiaplasty might sound intimidating, but we're here to clear up all of the confusion and answer your most important questions about reshaping, restoring, and most importantly: recovery.
Finding a Safe Surgeon for Your Brazilian Butt Lift
It is never too soon to start prepping for bikini bottom season, particularly if you feel you need a little help. Sometimes, despite all the squatting in the world, you might be considering a brazilian butt lift. If so, come in and discuss your options with Dr. Vinyard!
What IS Vaginal Rejuvenation?
If you are considering vaginal rejuvenation, any of the emotions of embarrassment, heightened self awareness, or confusion may be wandering through your mind, but never fear!
At What Age Should You Begin Preventative Botox?
Doctors are admonishing clients to consider pursuing treatment at an earlier stage, in order to prevent signs of aging from occurring.
Debunking the BOTOX “Lip Flip” Trend: The Best Alternative!
It's become popular to use BOTOX injections to plump up your lips, turning them more outward. Our nurses are here to tell you there's a FAR better alternative!
Mommy Makeovers 101: Should You Include BODYtite?
If you or a woman you love has relinquished their body to carry a life and bring it into this world, and is now struggling with the changes that have taken place as a result, a Mommy Makeover might be a great option!
Answers To Your 23 Most Frequently Asked Questions About Breast Augmentation: Part 1
Do you ever wish you had a best friend who had gone through a breast augmentation surgery and was ready and willing to answer every single question you might have? This two-part article will cover 23 of your most important questions!
One of the Best Tummy Tucks in Florida! Are You A Candidate?
Dr. Vinyard performs some of the best tummy tucks in Florida! He's exactly the man you want at the helm of your surgery if you want to restore your youthful body.
Hit a Fat Loss Plateau? BODYtite Might Be Right For You!
BODYtite tightens skin and dissolves fat. If you're struggling to keep a contoured shape, it just might be a perfect option for you! Get and stay slim!
FEMtite: The Groundbreaking Vaginal Rejuvenation Process
FEMtite is a revolutionary, non-surgical, non-invasive treatment to reduce the size of the labia, which can cause discomfort. Our patients cannot believe their incredible results!
FACEtite: Dramatic Anti-Aging Results Without Surgery!
FACEtite is able to produce a youthful result without a major, invasive surgery! If your interest is piqued (and we bet it is), read on!
How Long Do The Results From FACEtite Last?
Under the guidance of Dr. Vinyard and his team of Makeover Masters, your FACEtite results will remain just as new for years to come!
VIPS’ 101 Guide To Nonsurgical Vaginal Rejuvenations
Both physicians and the media joined efforts in an attempt to raise awareness about a less-invasive approach toward vaginal health: nonsurgical vaginal rejuvenation!
7 Reasons Why It’s Important To Have Your Procedure Done By A Board Certified Plastic Surgeon
Both physicians and the media joined efforts in an attempt to raise awareness about a less-invasive approach toward vaginal health: nonsurgical vaginal rejuvenation!
VIPS’ 101 Guide To Understanding Vaginal Rejuvenation
Dr. Vinyard and his Makeover Masters team are ready to bring your vaginal rejuvenation dreams to life with their arsenal of noninvasive treatments!
Why Is CoolPeelTM So Cool?
CoolPeel™ is an advanced skin rejuvenation treatment that harnesses the benefits of CO2 laser technology to remove the superficial skin, revealing a smoother and healthier skin layer beneath the surface.
Will CoolSculpting Elite Rule the World?
Dr. Vinyard is the first to offer the new CoolSculpting Elite to patients on the Treasure Coast of Florida!
The VIPS Experience at Florida’s Elite Plastic Surgery Practice
Years of training, experience, and expertise – some of the words that come to mind whenever we try to describe the perfect plastic surgeon, the one in whose hands we can entrust not only our aesthetic goals but also our hopes and dreams for a better quality of life.
How Does Morpheus8 Tighten My Skin?
Morpheus8 is state-of-the-art technology used to stimulate aging skin to reduce fine lines, sunspots, wrinkles, acne scars, skin texture, and more. How exactly does Morpheus8 achieve its outstanding results? It turns out that the skin-reversing process is art in itself!
How Can CoolPeel Help With Anti-Aging?
Known for its ability to reverse skin damage and remove years off of appearance, CoolPeel may be the treatment you're looking for. Learn more about CoolPeel and its anti-aging abilities!
How Does IPL Remove My Brown Spots?
Known for its ability to reverse skin damage and remove years off of appearance, CoolPeel may be the treatment you're looking for. Learn more about CoolPeel and its anti-aging abilities!
What Is a Liquid Facelift and Where Can I Get One?
Unlike surgical facelifts, a liquid facelift uses some of the best dermal fillers for a complete facial makeover without having to go under the knife!
How Can I Sculpt My Body Without Going Under Anesthesia?
CoolSculpting and BodyTITE™ are the newest fat reduction procedures designed to deliver top-notch cosmetic results as effectively and conveniently as possible without the drawbacks of surgery. Ready to sculpt your body using the hottest cosmetic procedures without surgery?
How Do I Choose Between CoolSculpting Elite Treatment And Liposuction?
In order to ascertain which of the two procedures suits your aesthetic needs best, we have decided to take on the "CoolSculpting® Elite vs. liposuction" battle and decide on a winner. Is lipo better than CoolSculpting® Elite, or does CoolSculpting® Elite reign supreme? Read to find out!
4 Conditions VOTIVA Can Help You With
Votiva (FORMA V) brings wonders to vaginal health in multiple, intertwined ways. Here at VIPS, we have identified four major conditions that the Votiva (FORMA V) device improves: Loose vaginal skin, vaginal dryness, stress urinary incontinence, and impaired sexual function. So let's discuss how the Votiva (FORMA V) device improves every single one of them!
What is BII (Breast Implant Illness)?
Contrary to popular belief, "breast implant illness" isn't an "illness" in the traditional sense. Instead, it's a term used to describe a broad range of symptoms that can develop in women after breast implant, breast augmentation, or breast reconstructive surgery. Learn more about BII in today's blog!
What To Look For When Choosing A Plastic Surgeon
How can you know whether the plastic surgeon you’re looking at is right for you? Today, we’ll review some red flags that should warn you to keep away and help you choose the right plastic surgeon!
Chemical Peel vs. CoolPeel: Which Is Better?
Both Chemical Peels and CoolPeel are designed to rejuvenate the skin and provide lasting anti-aging results. How do you know which one is right for you? Read this to learn more about Chemical Peels and CoolPeel!
Bring Your Skin Tightening Goals To Life With Microneedling!
Microneedling with Morpheus8 is the all-around jack-of-all-trades procedure when it comes to facial skin rejuvenation. Let's take a look at the benefits and advantages of microneedling with Morpheus8!
What Should I Choose Between CO2 Laser Blepharoplasty & Traditional Blepharoplasty?
Can't choose between CO2 laser blepharoplasty and traditional blepharoplasty? Both procedures have their advantages and disadvantages, so how can you know which is suitable for your needs? Read this blog to find out!
Drainless Tummy Tuck vs. Tummy Tuck With Drains: What’s The Difference?
For optimal results, safer recovery, and a happier post-recovery patient, it’s much wiser to opt for the tummy tuck with drains. Know and understand the reason why!
How Dr. Vinyard Gets His Stunning Tummy Tuck Results
Dr. William J. Vinyard in Port St. Lucie, FL is renowned for his unique, all-natural, 5-star tummy tuck procedures. How exactly does Dr. Vinyard make his tummy tucks stand out from the rest? Keep reading to find out his tummy tuck secrets!
Are You A Candidate For A Tummy Tuck?
Are you considering whether a tummy tuck would be right for you? Read this blog to learn more about whether you’d be a candidate for a tummy tuck procedure!
How Dr. Vinyard Gets Consistently Superior Scar Results
Many of Dr. Vinyard’s patients mention how pleased they are with their minimal scarring and great scar healing in their reviews. So, what’s Dr. Vinyard’s secret? Keep reading to find out how Dr. Vinyard helps his patients get the best scar results he can offer!
What’s The Difference Between Votiva & FemTITE?
There are suitable options meant for your female care without the complexity of tons of acronyms and phrases. Learn more about the most popular vaginal rejuvenation technologies, Votiva and FemTITE, and see whether they’re right for you!
How VIPS Can Make Your Spider Veins Vanish
While spider veins may not cause spider superpowers, we here at Vinyard Institute of Plastic Surgery use our own laser “superpower” treatments to cause spider veins to vanish. Read to learn more about how you can keep the “spider” in the comic books and make your spider veins disappear!
Saline vs. Silicone – What Is The Better Choice? FAQ
There are many things to look forward to and a lot of decisions to make when having breast augmentation. How do you choose between the two breast implant options saline vs. silicone? Keep reading to find out!
What Is The Right Age To Have A Facelift?
Just exactly when is the right time to get a facelift? While there isn’t a cut-and-dry answer, there are certainly some helpful guidelines to help you know whether you’re a candidate for a facelift. Read this blog to learn all about facelifts and see whether this procedure is proper for you!
How A CO2 Treatment Can Take Decades Off Your Skin!
One of the best-kept secrets for radiant skin is CO2 treatment. Are you ready to learn how to keep your skin glowing through laser treatment at the Vinyard Institute of Plastic Surgery? Read this to learn more!
What Credentials Should I Look For In A Breast Explant Surgeon?
No matter the reason for a breast explant surgery, it's imperative that your surgeon have all the credentials necessary to complete this delicate procedure. So what kind of credentials can help you find the best breast explant surgeon for you? Keep reading to find out.
Why are Tummy Tucks with Drains the Best Option?
Dr. Vinyard recommends that you enhance your tummy tuck experience with drains. Today, you will learn how drainage tubes can take your body contouring experience to the next level.
What Are The Benefits Of BOTOX Treatment?
BOTOX isn't just a regular wrinkle problem-solver. It's also a preventative form of anti-aging that serves both cosmetic and medical purposes. Read to learn more about one of the world's most famous injections!
What Areas Of The Face Can Be Treated With Dermal Fillers?
Dermal fillers have been one of the most popular, effective, and cost-effective ways to shape the face and prevent aging. So how can these injectables help make your face shine? Keep reading to find out!
How Do We Decide Which Body Contouring Procedure Is Best For You?
Read to learn our secrets in how we decide which body contouring procedure is best for you. Trust us—you'll love the results!
What Is CoolPeel™, And How Can It Make Me Look Younger?
Whether you're interested in CoolPeel™ as an anti-aging tool, a preventative anti-aging tool, or if you want to treat your skin for overall improvement, CoolPeel™ can make smooth, youthful skin a reality. Keep reading to learn more about this "cool" procedure!
What’s the Best Treatment to Eliminate My Turkey Neck?
At the VIPS, Dr. Vinyard has two aces up his sleeve to improve turkey neck symptoms—FACEtite and the Cheek/Neck Lift! Read to find out which of the two treatments can improve your neck appearance and help you forget all about your turkey neck.
What Is A Mini Tummy Tuck?
Today, we'll be taking a deeper dive into one of the most patient-requested tummy tuck options: the mini tummy tuck!
Body Areas That BODYtite Treats Best!
With little recovery time and permanent results, our patients leave our office thrilled that their excess fatty tissue is gone. BODYtite is one of the premier ways of contouring and sculpting the body. Ready to learn more? Read this blog!
Top Reasons Why You Should Pair Your Breast Augmentation Surgery With A Breast Lift
Breast lifts are extremely popular, extremely effective, but often are performed simultaneously with a breast augmentation. Why should you consider pairing your breast augmentation with a breast lift? Keep reading to find out!
How Visible Are Breast Augmentation Scars?
Breast augmentation procedures have steadily remained one of America's most popular cosmetic procedures. To learn more about this surgery and how you can minimize breast augmentation scars, read this blog!
Which Body Areas Does FACEtite Treat Best?
Which parts of the face does FACEtite treat best? And what is FACEtite, anyways? To read more about how you can reduce wrinkles, creases, and loose skin via one of the most premier nonsurgical cosmetic tools, keep reading!
Stories from Our Mermaids: Why Our Patients Love VIPS!
For more than three years now in Port St. Lucie West, the Vinyard Institute of Plastic Surgery has set the highest standards of quality, trust, and efficiency in plastic surgery. What's the secret behind our success? Know more through our mermaids' stories!
Do I Need Votiva or FEMtite? Differences in Vaginal Rejuvenation Options
Today, we invite you to join us in discovering Votiva and FEMtite together and the way each of these procedures can bring your vaginal rejuvenation goals to life!
How Much Does BODYtite Procedure Cost?
"Why is it so hard to find the price of BODYtite online?" One patient writes on an online forum. "I really want the procedure, but I don't understand why the costs range on so many websites! How much should I expect to pay?" Ready to learn more? Read this blog!
What Is a Mini Tummy Tuck vs. a Full Tummy Tuck
We'll be focusing on the most common two tummy tucks: the mini and the full. So, what's the difference between these two cosmetic procedures, and how do you know which is right for you? Keep reading to find out.
How to Prepare for Breast Augmentation Surgery
So you've scheduled your breast augmentation! Your aesthetic goals are about to become a reality!
What Type of Breast Lift Should I Get?
Breast sagging can happen for various reasons — whether it be from children, hormones, exercise, large breasts, or just normal aging, breast elasticity generally declines as time passes. A breast lift can reverse this by literally "lifting" the breast skin, cutting away the excess, and reshaping the breasts. This will result in perkier, even, and more youthful-looking breasts and nipples.
How Many Units of BOTOX Do I Need to Eliminate Wrinkles?
BOTOX is one of the best anti-aging tools able to smooth existing wrinkles and take years off your appearance. For those who fall into the latter category, one of the most common questions we get asked is, "How many units of BOTOX should I get to eliminate my wrinkles?" If you're curious to know the answer, keep reading!
What Is Included in a Mommy Makeover?
The Mommy Makeover is for women who want to regain their pre-baby appearance and see their self-confidence go through the roof. But what does the mommy makeover entail? And what body areas do mommy makeovers address? Join us today, and we will walk you through the most popular mommy makeover procedures!
What Is Breast Explant Surgery?
Here at the Vinyard Institute of Plastic Surgery, we have noticed a growing trend in breast explant surgeries. Due to personal preference or other circumstances, patients choose to remove their breast implants and redefine their looks with a more natural bust. So, are you ready for your own breast explant surgery? Let us walk you through the entire breast explant surgery process, from the reasons for undergoing a breast explant to the recovery process.
How Many Units of Botox Are Enough For My Crow’s Feet?
Every time we smile, laugh, or furrow our brows in frustration, we engage the use of our facial muscles. This causes the temporary appearance of creases or wrinkles.
5 Reasons You Need to Try Morpheus8 Microneedling!
Using radiofrequency (RF) micro-needling technology, Morpheus8 is the first subdermal adipose remodeling device (SARD) to stimulate collagen production throughout the deepest layers of the skin.
MedSpa versus a Mainstream Spa: What Every Discerning Buyer Should Consider
there is a significant price difference between mainstream spa facials and medspa facials. We’ll dive into these differences in this article and answer the most common questions and conceptions around MedSpas vs Mainstream Spas and what makes them different. The most important contrast is that a MedSpa has legitimate medical grade procedures, advanced equipment, and superior products… hence the name! Let’s dive in!
Which Dermal Fillers Should You Get in Your 20s and 30s?
Which dermal filler should you get? The answer depends on three major factors: anatomy, DNA, and skincare routine; additionally, aesthetic goals also play a part in which dermal filler would best meet your needs. Read through this article to learn more about dermal fillers and which dermal filler you should consider using!
How Much Does the Votiva Treatment Cost?
The great news is we now have a revolutionary treatment that restores vaginal health—Votiva by inMode. It can help you regain your confidence without surgery or hormones! In this article, we will talk about Votiva and the price of this innovative treatment!
Dermal Fillers: Safe and Effective Solution for Chin and Jawline Enhancements
Today, patients opt for various types of cosmetic enhancements to improve their looks. Chin and jawline enhancements have become a widespread practice in cosmetic procedures, with dermal fillers being one of the most common methods for this type of enhancement. This article provides essential information about dermal fillers for the chin and jawline area.
These Are the Top Benefits of a CO2 Laser Treatment!
This process stimulates the production of new collagen and elastin as the heat energy is delivered. After the skin has healed, CO2 laser treatments can significantly improve fine lines and wrinkles, sun damage, skin tone, skin laxity, acne scarring—in other words, pretty much any common facial concern you might have.
What Defines a Quality MedSpa Treatment?
one might consider the price or reputation of the medspa or perhaps even how "upscale" the facility is. However, when deciding upon which medspa you should visit for your upcoming treatment, look no further than the treatments themselves. In this article, we will explore what defines a quality medspa treatment.
Why the VIPS Team are the Mommy Makeover Masters!
One constant challenge for mothers is regaining the figure they had prior to pregnancy and childbirth. For these women, the Vinyard Institute of Plastic Surgery (VIPS) recommends the "mommy makeover."
BOTOX vs. Dysport Injections: What’s the Difference?
BOTOX is the original wrinkle treatment, first used in 1989 for this purpose, while Dysport was first introduced in the U.S. in 2009. In this article, we'll look at what BOTOX and Dysport are and how they differ from each other in various ways.
How Does Dr. Vinyard Pick the Optimal Breast Lift Type for You?
Dr. Vinyard understands that each patient has different aesthetic goals and needs. Therefore, he considers several factors when determining the right breast lift type. Dr. Vinyard is the ideal expert to assess all of these factors in an individual because of his extensive experience in breast lift surgery.
How to Maintain Mommy Makeover Results: Tips from the Makeover Masters
Are you one of the many women who have undergone a mommy makeover? If so, congratulations! You've made an excellent decision that will help you regain your confidence and youthful body! But what's the best way to maintain your results? It is important to remember that what happens after the surgery is just as important as the surgery itself. That's why the Makeover Masters from Vinyard Institute of Plastic Surgery (VIPS), led by Dr. William J. Vinyard, MD, FACS, will share their tried-and-true tips on maintaining your mommy makeover results for years to come!
2022 Trends in Plastic Surgery: What’s the Hottest?
Over the years, plastic surgery has become more popular, with people of all ages seeking out procedures to improve their looks and boost their confidence. And while the most popular procedures tend to vary from year to year, a few procedures seem to be forever in demand. So what's hot in 2022? Here's a rundown of the top plastic surgery trends.
Top 10 CoolSculpting Questions Answered by VIPS
At the Vinyard Institute of Plastic Surgery (VIPS), we are frequently asked about CoolSculpting, a non-invasive fat reduction treatment. Here are the top 10 questions about CoolSculpting and their answers, straight from the expert VIPS team!
What to Expect after a Tummy Tuck: Recovery and Results
According to the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery, dermal fillers are gel-like substances injected under the skin. They address wrinkles, fine lines, and creases by smoothing them out, softening them, and enhancing the contour of the face. Men and women often choose this treatment as a cost-effective way to achieve a younger look without surgery or extended recovery.
CoolPeel Is a Wonder of the CO2 Laser for Your Skin – Check Out These Before and After Photos!
One of the newest CO2 laser treatments is CoolPeel, which uses a CO2 laser to cause the superficial layer of the skin to peel or ablate. This treatment is excellent for improving sun damage, fine lines, wrinkles, skin texture, pores, and acne scars without the downtime of a traditional CO2 treatment. In this article, we will show you the effectiveness of CoolPeel through our before and after photos!
Morpheus8 Before and After: See the Difference
Morpheus8 is a revolutionary new skincare treatment offered at Vinyard Institute of Plastic Surgery with proven results. However, many of our patients are curious about how Morpheus8 works and the differences that they may expect between before and after the procedure. Today's article will explore those questions in depth.
Top 5 Treatments Offered in a MedSpa
The aesthetic options are nearly endless - from a DiamondGlow facial to laser skin resurfacing and non-invasive body contouring without undergoing the downtime and expense of cosmetic surgery! A medspa may be just what you need to achieve your beauty and anti-aging goals!
3 Ways Dermal Fillers Can Make You Look Instantly Younger
According to the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery, dermal fillers are gel-like substances injected under the skin. At VIPS, we use products made of hyaluronic acid, which is naturally occurring in the body. These products address wrinkles, fine lines, and creases by smoothing them out, softening them, and enhancing the contour of the face. Men and women often choose this treatment as a cost-effective way to achieve a younger look without surgery or extended recovery
Breast Augmentation: Fat Transfer vs. Breast Implants: What’s the Difference?
Have you been considering increasing the size or improving the shape of your breasts? If so, you've found the right Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon! The Vinyard Institute of Plastic Surgery has both the information and expertise to guide you on your journey! But first, it is important to understand the differences between your two primary choices for breast augmentation: fat transfer and breast implants.
To Augment or Not To Augment: Defining a VIPS Approach To Achieve Your Aesthetic Goals During Your Mommy Makeover
Are you excited about your mommy makeover and wonder if breast rejuvenation should be part of your plan? If the impact of pregnancy changed the size, shape, skin texture, and overall appearance of your breasts, it could be the perfect choice for you! Many mothers have visited the Vinyard Institute of Plastic Surgery (VIPS) and learned from Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. William J. Vinyard, MD, FACS, how breast augmentation can help achieve their aesthetic goals. We know some of the important questions you should consider when breast rejuvenation may be part of your mommy makeover plan, and we're here with the answers!
5 Most Common Mommy Makeover Questions Answered by the Makeover Masters
Have you ever wondered whether a mommy makeover is for you? Check out some of the most common questions asked by our patients when considering this popular set of procedures!
What Is Dysport Used For?
Have you noticed that fine lines and wrinkles still appear on your face, even with your commitment to an anti-aging skincare routine? The good news is that there's a fix for you to consider if you want to restore smooth skin and combat lines and wrinkles: Dysport! Below we will share what Dysport is used for and how you can connect with Dr. Vinyard and his team of experts to start your facial rejuvenation journey!
Tummy Tuck Cost in Florida: What Should I Expect?
Thinking about undergoing your very own tummy tuck procedure in Florida? Here's where you can find all you need to know about a tummy tuck, the costs when you are in Florida, and more information and connection to the Vinyard Institute of Plastic Surgery.
How Many CoolSculpting Sessions are Enough for My Aesthetic Needs?
CoolSculpting is the #1 FDA-cleared non-invasive fat reduction cosmetic procedure commonly used to achieve a more aesthetically-pleasing body contour. It uses an innovative technology by which fat cells are safely frozen and eliminated permanently from the body in a non-invasive approach.
How Does a Brow Lift Work?
In today’s article, I do have some rays of hope to offer to you. First, you aren’t alone. We all go through this inevitable and undesirable process. Second, there are many modern advances in cosmetics and procedures that can literally roll back years off of your face. One of these procedures is known as a brow lift, and its naming is quite like what it sounds. This procedure is relatively quick while providing lasting results that will make you look more youthful, rested, and bright-eyed.
Does Mommy Makeover Include BBL?
A Brazilian Butt Lift is a cosmetic approach to buttocks enhancement and recontouring by transferring fat from other body areas through liposuction. It is a highly sought-after surgical procedure for body contouring in the hip area.
Undergo Your Arm Lift Surgery at VIPS!
One procedure that can address sagging skin on the upper arms is an arm lift, also known as brachioplasty. This procedure removes excess skin and fat from the upper arm area, resulting in a more toned and contoured appearance. Many patients undergo an arm lift to improve their body image and achieve a more youthful look!
When Is the Best Time To Get a Mommy Makeover?
The Mommy Makeover is the perfect option for women who miss their pre-baby body! This set of procedures simultaneously returns women to the glory of their pre-baby shape while allowing them to achieve the aesthetic they've always sought. Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. William Vinyard, MD, FACS, understands mothers' desire to care for their children and cut a stunning figure, which is why he offers surgery options for mothers with a variety of aesthetic preferences!
Is CoolSculpting Elite Safe?
In this article, we will show you what CoolSculpting Elite is, how it works, and whether you can achieve your aesthetic goals through this amazing treatment!
Blepharoplasty Recovery: What To Expect
If you struggle with puffy eyelids that don't resolve or asymmetric or "hooded" eyelids caused by sagging, wrinkled skin, then it might be worth considering a blepharoplasty, often called eyelid surgery.
Does CoolSculpting Elite Hurt?
CoolSculpting Elite is an innovative technology that improves the traditional CoolSculpting Legacy device by allowing the simultaneous treatment of larger and more diverse body areas. Today’s article will take a closer look at this revolutionary procedure and its ability to take your body contouring goals to the next level with minimal discomfort!
Ready for an Upper Back Lift? Look No Further Than VIPS!
This is a common frustration for men and women after losing a significant amount of weight or falling victim to the unforgiving aging process. However, the extra skin doesn't mean you're any less in shape or that you're any less healthy. Instead, it means that your skin has lost its elasticity and is ready for a boost. This is why Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. William J. Vinyard, MD, FACS, offers upper back lift procedures to his mermaids at VIPS!
Injectable Cosmetic Treatments Offered at VIPS
In this article, Glenda Grady, Vinyard Institute of Plastic Surgery's Board-Certified Nurse Practitioner who has an extensive background in dermatology and aesthetics, answers the frequently asked questions about injectables used today for cosmetic enhancements—along with everything you should know before getting your first injection or undergoing additional treatments.
How Long Does Juvederm Voluma Last in Cheeks?
If you've heard about Juvederm Voluma but are unsure how they work and, more importantly, how long they last, we have all the answers for you!
Learn Everything About Your Tummy Tuck Recovery Stages!
If you've decided to improve your aesthetic with a tummy tuck, you're in the right place! At the Vinyard Institute of Plastic Surgery, we offer tummy tuck surgeries, also known as abdominoplasties. While not a weight loss procedure, the tummy tuck is the perfect treatment for flattening your abdomen and contouring and cinching your waistline.
Morpheus8 vs. Ultherapy: Why Do We Prefer Morpheus8?
Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. William J. Vinyard, MD, FACS, and his team of experts have a solution for your sagging facial skin! Here at our Port St. Lucie, FL, office, we offer treatment plans to relieve the stress of making a complex choice while restoring your youthful appearance. We know that sifting through mountains of online articles is never fruitful, so we will help you choose between two of the most popular skin tightening options available on the market: Morpheus8 vs. Ultherapy!
How Long Does BOTOX Last?
At our Port St. Lucie office, Dr. Vinyard uses BOTOX treatments to erase wrinkles and fine lines like magic. But how long do these results last, and how can patients prolong their longevity?
What Are the Differences Between Juvederm and Restylane Fillers?
The nonsurgical filler market has grown, with 2.6 million people receiving hyaluronic fillers yearly. Restylane and Juvederm are two of the safest, most reliable choices available, yielding the most effective and beautiful results. At the Vinyard Institute of Plastic Surgery, our experienced Certified Aesthetic Injector will take great care in giving you the best results.
It’s Time To Fix Your Gummy Smile With BOTOX!
We all want to look like our best, photogenic selves when we smile, but self-consciousness might stand in our way, especially when dealing with a gummy smile! Fortunately, there are several ways to remedy a gummy smile, and one of the least invasive and most effective options available for you is BOTOX treatment. Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. William J. Vinyard, MD, FACS, and his team of experts want you to sport your most beautiful, brilliant smile. That's why we recommend BOTOX as a treatment for your gummy smile!
Plastic Surgery After Weight Loss: What Procedures Should I Consider?
Body contouring surgery offers individuals with massive weight loss a safe and effective procedure to eliminate excess, saggy, and loose skin, as well as remaining stubborn fatty tissue. Below, we explore who is a suitable candidate for post-weight loss plastic surgery and the various options that are available to these individuals. So let's begin the journey of getting you comfortable in your skin!
CoolSculpting vs. Emsculpt: Why We Prefer CoolSculpting!
We will be breaking down the differences between CoolSculpting and Emsculpt and why we feel CoolSculpting is a much better option for you if you're on a body contouring journey.
Enhance Your Vaginal Rejuvenation Treatment With VTone!
Whether you are way into your vaginal rejuvenation journey or are just now considering it, VTone is a no-brainer to add to your treatment plan!
Are Lip Fillers the Ideal Treatment for Smoker’s Lips?
It's not surprising that chapsticks and switching to vaping haven't eased your smoker's lips. The effects of smoking go way beneath the surface, meaning that topical treatments won't have much of an impact. We're here to let you in on a secret — dermal fillers such as Juvederm and Restylane are the ultimate hack to smoothing and brightening your lips!
Men Do It, Too: CoolSculpting for Men at VIPS!
Thankfully, there is a safe, trouble-free, and effective solution for those of us who have more unwanted fat cells than others — CoolSculpting for men. CoolSculpting is the #1 FDA-cleared non-invasive fat-reduction treatment available; it works by freezing fat cells. During a CoolSculpting procedure, fat cells in targeted areas are frozen and then are naturally eliminated by the body over time.
BOTOX for Excessive Sweating: Should I Try It?
We will explain how BOTOX is a safe and effective treatment for excessive sweating caused by overactive sweat glands, what to expect, and how to prepare for the best results.
When Should I Exercise After a Tummy Tuck?
To help you get the most out of your tummy tuck and guide you toward returning to your normal exercise routine, we've compiled everything you need to know in one convenient place. Here is the ultimate guide to exercising after a tummy tuck, provided by Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. William J. Vinyard, MD, FACS, and his team of experts.
How CoolSculpting Can Help You Lose Inches!
The CoolSculpting treatment is an excellent option for men and women who are near reaching their ideal body weight but struggling to eliminate unwanted fat in stubborn pockets or areas. It is also the perfect treatment for non-invasive fat reduction requiring little to no recovery time.
What Should I Look For in a Plastic Surgery Center?
Using an accredited facility ensures that you are under the care of board-certified plastic surgeons and competent, well-trained staff. Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. William J. Vinyard, MD, FACS, and his team of experts have collated all there is to know about surgical facility accreditation and board certification.
Why Kim K Loves Morpheus8!
The Morpheus8 skin treatment does everything you could want in a non-surgical dermal renewing procedure — from reducing wrinkles and stretch marks to stimulating fresh elastin and collagen production, creating that highly sought-after “youthful glow.”
Weight Gain After Tummy Tuck Surgery: What Should I Do?
A tummy tuck procedure can alleviate the effects of pregnancy, weight loss, and aging by removing excess skin and fat and tightening the abdominal muscles. After restoring your figure, it is essential to look after your body to preserve your results. We have included all you need to know about weight gain after a tummy tuck and how to manage it.
Are You Worried About Tummy Tuck Scars? Here’s How Dr. Vinyard Prevents Them!
Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. William J. Vinyard, MD, FACS, and his team of experts have collated the most important aspects of what you need to know about tummy tuck scars to answer all your questions and equip you with the necessary knowledge to take the next step in the journey to achieving your ideal body!
What Are the Common Safety Risks in Plastic Surgery?
To put your mind at ease, Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. William J. Vinyard, MD, FACS, and his team of experts have compiled everything you need to know about the risk of complications in plastic surgery, how to avoid them, and how to ensure that your plastic surgery experience is everything you hope it will be.
Introducing Morpheus8 Body, the Newest Trend in Nonsurgical Skin Rejuvenation!
For convenience and aesthetic purposes, many patients are increasingly interested in nonsurgical interventions, such as the revolutionary Morpheus8 Body treatment. Morpheus8 Body is trusted by A-list celebrities, such as Kim Kardashian, Jessica Simpson, and some of Netflix's "Too Hot To Handle" contestants, to get great results in addressing loose and drooping skin. Below is everything you need to know about the cutting-edge Morpheus8 Body treatment!
Who Can Perform a Breast Explant Surgery?
If you are considering breast implant removal surgery, Dr. Vinyard and his team of experts have compiled everything you need to know before your procedure.
How Long Does a CoolSculpting Session Last?
If you are considering CoolSculpting, you may have a host of unanswered questions, such as how many sessions are required or how long each session lasts. So, let's explore these questions and give you greater insight into the treatment and the results you can expect!
VIPS Recommends Pairing Morpheus8V With FormaV!
As women age, they may experience a wide range of changes in their body, including vaginal dryness, incontinence, lack of sensation during intercourse, scarring, and vaginal laxity. These issues can negatively impact both their physical and emotional well-being. However, there is no need to feel alone or discouraged, as there are effective, non-invasive solutions available. Dr. William J. Vinyard, MD, FACS, and his team of experts recommend combining the innovative technologies of Morpheus8V and FormaV for an optimal vaginal rejuvenation experience.
What Is a Morpheus8 Body and How Can You Get One?
While we know that Morpheus8 technology can produce a youthful appearance and achieve skin rejuvenation in the face, many are unaware that we can also use it on the body! The Morpheus8 Body applicator can assist with skin remodeling, fat reduction, crepey skin, stretch marks, and other skin imperfections.
What Is an En Bloc Capsulectomy?
En bloc removal has been rising in popularity, but for many women, removing the entire capsule in one piece is unnecessary and carries an unnecessary increased element of risk. To help you distinguish between the two aforementioned procedure approaches and empower you to choose a method that represents the safe removal of breast implants, we have compiled everything you need to know about en bloc capsulectomy and implant removal below!
How Does Morpheus8 Help Reduce Stretch Marks?
Say goodbye to feeling self-conscious about your skin and hello to feeling confident and beautiful in your skin. We'll delve into the science behind Morpheus8 and how it has helped so many people reduce the appearance of their stretch marks, making their skin look and feel amazing!
What’s the Difference Between Microneedling and Morpheus8 RF Microneedling?
Brought to you by Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. William J. Vinyard, MD, FACS, and his team of Makeover Masters, below is everything you need to know about the Morpheus8 treatment, how it differs, and why it is preferred to traditional microneedling by leading celebrities across the globe!
Discover How BOTOX Can Help Treat Bruxism or Teeth Grinding
If you are experiencing constant soreness in your jaw and teeth, it could be a sign of bruxism, or teeth grinding. Bruxism affects many adults, with an estimated 13% affected by sleep bruxism and 5% by daytime bruxism. Fortunately, BOTOX injections offer an accessible, fast-acting, and effective treatment option for this condition. Here is what you need to know.
Chin Implants vs. Dermal Fillers: Why We Prefer Dermal Fillers at VIPS!
Are you considering chin enhancement surgery? You're not alone. Chin augmentation procedures, also known as genioplasty, have been on the rise in recent years. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons estimates that over 40,000 chin augmentation surgeries were performed in 2020. If you're considering this procedure, you're probably wondering whether a chin implant or a dermal filler procedure is the right choice for you. While both can add definition and contour to the chin, dermal fillers are now the preferred option. Here's why.
The Halo Laser vs. CoolPeel: Why We Prefer CoolPeel!
Are you looking for a skin treatment that can revive your complexion and make you look youthful and refreshed? There are several options on the market, but two treatments that stand out are the Halo Laser and CoolPeel. In this article, we will discuss the difference between these two treatments and explain why we prefer CoolPeel.
Arm Lift Scars: Optimum Places Where Top Surgeons Hide Scars!
At the Vinyard Institute of Plastic Surgery (VIPS), Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. William J. Vinyard, MD, FACS, uses a unique and highly effective surgical technique to mitigate arm lift scars as much as possible. Keep reading to learn about arm lift recovery, Dr. Vinyard's unique surgical technique, and tips for proper scar management.