Blog Articles

Is Subtle Breast Augmentation Right for You?

Over the last few years, you’ve probably noticed an emerging trend toward “natural.” There’s a newfound interest in keeping things as real and close to their original form as possible, from food to cosmetics.

Dec 1st, 2018
5 Breast Augmentation Recovery Tips

It’s no secret women love breast augmentation in Fairfield, CT. This is one of the most common requests at our plastic surgery center and is also one of the most rewarding for patients.

Oct 31st, 2018
3 Mommy Makeover Myths That Are Totally False

Many women who have had children seek out plastic surgeons in CT for a Mommy Makeover. A Mommy Makeover combines several surgeries to target areas of a woman’s body that are affected by pregnancy and childbirth.

Oct 1st, 2018
It’s Almost BRA Day 2018!

Each year, we look forward to October. Not because we love Halloween and all things pumpkin spice (although we do), but because of BRA Day—one of our favorite special events of the year!

Sep 26th, 2018
Brazilian Butt Lift Recovery

Brazilian butt lift surgery at our Fairfield practice is quickly becoming a highly popular cosmetic procedure. The process involves liposuction to remove unwanted fat from areas like the abdomen or thighs.

Jul 1st, 2018
What You Need to Know Before Getting Liposuction

Liposuction at our CT practice and nationwide is one of today’s most popular body contouring procedures—and for good reason. This fat reduction process can eliminate trouble spots on your thighs, hips, abdomen, buttocks, and under the chin.

Jun 1st, 2018
How to Get Better Tummy Tuck Results

When people come to me for a tummy tuck at my Fairfield, CT, practice, I know they will be happy with their smoother, firmer abdomens after surgery. Like most good plastic surgeons, I get rid of extra skin, tighten lax or separated abdominal muscles...

Apr 30th, 2018
The Keller Funnel® for a Better Breast Augmentation

Year after year, the most popular cosmetic surgery in the U.S. is breast augmentation. At my Fairfield, CT, practice, I perform hundreds of breast augmentations each year, but no procedure is ever “routine.”

Apr 1st, 2018
6 Things You Need to Know About Mommy Makeover

One of the most transformative procedures I perform is the mommy makeover. At my Fairfield, CT, plastic surgery practice, I perform this procedure–which typically combines body contouring and breast enhancement...

Mar 16th, 2018
Breast Lift: What You Need to Know Before Surgery

When patients come for a breast lift consultation at my Fairfield, CT, practice, they are often concerned about sagging breasts, and not necessarily looking to increase breast size. These women are ideal candidates for a breast lift.

Feb 12th, 2018
The Basics of Breast Implants

For my breast augmentation patients in Fairfield, CT, choosing breast implants is one of the most exciting—and potentially nerve-wracking—parts of their procedure. Choosing the right implants is key to achieving your desired results.

Jan 8th, 2018
Top Tummy Tuck Candidates

Many people struggle with rolls and bulges in their midsections despite diet and exercise. Most of us are familiar with the nicknames we give to our tummy troubles—spare tire, love handles, muffin top.

Dec 3rd, 2017
3 Factors to Consider When Choosing Breast Implants

You’ve decided you want to get breast implants. Now what? At my Fairfield, CT, practice, breast augmentation patients often tell me that choosing implants is one of the most exciting and nerve-wracking parts of the process.

Nov 17th, 2017
5 Things to Know About Eyelid Surgery

Women and men considering eyelid surgery, or blepharoplasty, at my Fairfield, CT, practice often arrive at their consultations having already done their homework regarding the procedure. For those just starting their research, this blog post...

Sep 28th, 2017
Liposuction vs. Tummy Tuck: Which One Is Right for You?

Body contouring remains an incredibly popular branch of plastic surgery, especially as men and women alike become much more conscious of sculpting and toning every inch. Numerous options are available right here in Westport, including liposuction...

Aug 16th, 2017
What Liposuction Can Do for You (& What It Can’t)

Thanks to its reliability and effectiveness at reducing unwanted fat, “liposuction” has become a household word. There’s no denying it can create very impressive results, however, liposuction isn’t always the appropriate solution for everyone.

Jul 16th, 2017
Eyelid Surgery Recovery Tips

Eyelid surgery, which can be performed on the upper or lower eyelids, or both, has a reputation for being a fairly straightforward procedure. The average procedure time for eyelid surgery at my Fairfield, CT, practice is typically brief ...

May 5th, 2017
When Liposuction Is Your PAL

The roster of liposuction techniques available is long, even overwhelming. Ever since liposuction was first introduced more than 40 years ago, technological advances have made the procedure more effective than ever.

Apr 9th, 2017
Lower Eyelid Surgery or Fillers?

For those “bags” under the eyes or a hollowed-out appearance, patients often wonder whether lower blepharoplasty eyelid surgery at my Fairfield, CT practice is the best option. Others come in wanting to know if injectable fillers can make a noticeable...

Mar 9th, 2017
The Surprising Places You Can Have Liposuction

Of all the treatments I offer, liposuction is perhaps the most noteworthy for its versatility. While most people think of liposuction for removing fat from obvious areas, such as unwanted belly fat, you might be surprised to learn that liposuction...

Feb 7th, 2017
Breast Augmentation: To Tell or Not to Tell?

If you’ve had your eyes on headlines recently, it’s likely that you’ve noticed an increasing number of people, especially celebrities, being more forthcoming about their cosmetic enhancements. You may even know people in your own life...

Dec 12th, 2016
Want a Tummy Tuck? Skip the Home Remedies.

The old saying caveat emptor — “let the buyer beware” — certainly applies when shopping for do-it-yourself tummy tuck treatments. In Connecticut, as elsewhere across the country, our patients can be susceptible to ploys from all sorts of products...

Nov 23rd, 2016
Breast Lift: You May Be a Candidate

Breast lift is a bit unique among cosmetic surgery procedures in that its guidelines for candidacy sometimes overlap with other breast procedures. For example, many women who initially visit me for breast augmentation are actually better...

Oct 12th, 2016
A Helpful Guide to Tummy Tuck Surgery

When people come in for a tummy tuck consultation at my practice in Connecticut, I spend a good deal of time explaining the procedure. I always want patients to be as informed as possible; I find it builds trust and helps the patient feel more confident...

Sep 15th, 2016
How Much Does Breast Augmentation Cost?

At some point in planning for a breast augmentation, our Connecticut patients inevitably want to know How much will it cost? With breast augmentation, the quote here at Plastic Surgery Center of Fairfield is almost always in the range of $6,000 to...

Aug 29th, 2016
Menopause Makeover

Staness Jonekos the author of the book ‘menopause makeover’, also one of the original executive producers to launch Oprah Winfrey’s television network, Oxygen Media, once said ...

Aug 20th, 2015
Silicone 5.0 – Gummy Bear Breast Implants

Tis the season! With the summer ahead, more women have been exploring more options in Breast Enhancement surgery and inquiring how to achieve a more natural look. They are hearing of the “gummy bear implant.” So inquisitive minds want to know...

Jun 16th, 2015
Preparing yourself for plastic surgery.

One of the most common questions I get asked from my patients is, “What can I do to prepare myself for surgery?”. In some cases it’s a simple matter of seeing your primary care doctor and making sure you are in optimal health, but in general...

Jan 21st, 2015
New Techniques in Acne Scar and Surgical Scar Repair……

Dermapen® is a fractional micro-needling device that works to tighten, lift and rejuvenate the skin. It’s effective in reducing fine lines and wrinkles, stretch marks, surgical and acne scars. Fractional micro-needling or collagen induction therapy...

Nov 15th, 2014
What is 3D Imaging with VECTRA? …….

The Vectra 3D Camera. The system captures a three dimensional photograph of you. Using multiple cameras, it takes a number of pictures simultaneously from several different points of view.

Oct 23rd, 2014
Skin Recovery Milk Peel!..

Milk Peel with Spot Treatment or fine lines, dull complexion and loss of tone. Restores a radiant complexion.

Oct 23rd, 2014
What procedures are in a Mommy Makeover? …

Actual patient of Dr. Alfred Sofer.. Mommy Makeover. Patients interested in Mommy Makeover can address their breast with either a breast augmentation or breast lift (with or without breast implants) and address the abdomen with liposuction or tummy tuck.

Oct 7th, 2014
Liquid Face Lift; What is it?…..

Liquid Face Lift is the term use to describe the use of Botox, Dysport and Dermal Fillers to smoothen out lines, as well as, fill and lift areas of the face. Each person’s face is unique and requires specific skills in determining where injections...

Sep 17th, 2014
Tummy Tuck in a Mommy makeover…. Get your curve back!…..

Tummy tuck and breast lift are the most common surgical procedures to repair sagging stretched out skin, fat and muscles that many women experience after childbirth. A mommy makeover is a procedure that has many varieties, it is primarily a combination...

Sep 11th, 2014