ReGenesis Blog

Frequently asked questions: Breast Augmentation

Will I need any more visits before surgery?

It is highly recommended that you meet with Dr. Swelstad or Dr. Pitcher at least one more time before your surgery to answer any questions and review the procedure. You will also need to have a “History & Physical Exam” a few weeks before surgery which will be done by the doctor’s assistant (or it may be done by your primary care physician). You may schedule a meeting with Dr. Swelstad or Dr. Pitcher the same day to answer any questions.

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Help! I'm getting maskne!

Maskne and Sundara Acne Control Serum – read the post below for more information on how to treat/prevent maskne with Dr. Kappius’ help!

What is maskne?

It is a new term describing the type of acne on your lower face resulting from frequent mask wearing. It is caused by several factors – a hot and humid environment under the mask leading to bacterial overgrowth and clogged pores, and irritation from friction (where the mask rubs on your face). 

Maskne does NOT mean you need to stop wearing a mask – read below for our tips and tricks to treat and prevent it!


Thinking about a mommy makeover?

Motherhood can be hard on a woman, both mentally and physically. In an attempt to recover parts of their former selves, many mothers are opting in for the cosmetic surgery known as a Mommy Makeover— a combo that typically consists of a tummy tuck and a breast procedure (lift or augmentation).

In a nutshell, a mommy makeover is a trend towards plastic surgery for post-pregnancy moms who are fighting to get their old bodies back. As a result of stretch marks, a stretched belly, added weight, and hormonal changes to the face and breasts, women have to work hard to lose the baby weight and return to shape.

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