Blog


Blog

man prepping for male facelift

What is the Difference Between a Male Facelift and a Female Facelift?

The facelift is one of the most popular plastic surgeries in the United States because of its ability to take years off an individual’s appearance. One thing you may not realize about the facelift is that there are some differences between how the male facelift and the female facelift are…

Read More
male liposuction prep

What Areas of the Body Can Men and Women Get Liposuction?

Liposuction remains one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures performed each year on both men and women. If you’re considering liposuction, then you likely have a specific area of your body in mind. Liposuction is one of the most effective ways to get rid of stubborn fat with long-term…

Read More
woman cupping her breast

Understanding the Degrees of Breast Sagginess

At Cruise Plastic Surgery, Dr. Joseph T. Cruise, MD has designed a classification system for the seven main types of breasts. This helps his clients determine what kind of procedure they will need based on their current breasts and the results they are hoping to receive. A woman’s breasts may…

Read More
woman cupping her breasts

Do I Need a Breast Lift After Breast Augmentation Surgery?

Whether you’ve already undergone breast implant surgery or are still considering your options, it’s likely that you’ve come across information about breast lifts. The breast lift procedures are another popular breast surgery that shares similar goals with breast augmentation and can sometimes be beneficial for breast augmentation patients. Here’s what…

Read More
woman covering her breasts

Does a Breast Lift Reduce Cup Size?

Breast lifts are a popular procedure used to restore a youthful appearance, create a more flattering body contour, and provide more latitude with clothing. The procedure involves reshaping and repositioning breast tissue, which means that patients often have questions about the size of their breasts after having a breast lift.…

Read More
woman pointing to ear

Answering Your Top Ear Surgery Questions

Prominent, underdeveloped, or misshapen ears are a common source of self-consciousness for patients of all ages. This makes otoplasty, or cosmetic ear surgery, a popular choice. Dr. Cruise’s patients often have similar questions which are shown below. Why Is Otoplasty Done? Otoplasty, or ear surgery, is performed to change the…

Read More
doctors in scrubs

Choosing a Cosmetic Surgeon

If you are interested in plastic surgery, choosing a  surgeon is the biggest decisions you will make. It’s important to find a trustworthy doctor who is experienced in the procedure you are interested in and  who makes you feel comfortable and confident. Below are some steps you can take to…

Read More

Breast Implants Appearance After Surgery

Breast Implants Appear High and Nipple Position Low Breast Implants Symptoms: Breast Implants look too high on chest One side usually higher than the other Nipples facing downward Breast tissue hanging down over the implant Breast Implants appear small and flat but high on chest Causes: After breast augmentation the…

Read More

Combining Plastic Surgery Procedures

To achieve the results you are looking for, it may be recommended that you combine procedures. Addressing multiple areas or utilizing multiple techniques can create a more balanced or more natural-looking result overall, and many procedures will complement one another. An experienced plastic surgeon like Dr. Cruise can make a…

Read More

Can I Have Kids After a Mommy Makeover?

If you are considering having a mommy makeover, but may opt to have children some day in the future, it is important to know how the procedure will impact you in the future. The best plan will vary for each patient, so a consultation with a qualified plastic surgeon like…

Read More

Gynecomastia Surgery Saved His Life

At the young age of 12, Brandon started going through puberty and noticed a change in his chest. It was subtle at first, like a small pea-sized lump, but then it continued to grow over the next four years. Finally, at the age of 16, he recalls having undeniable “man…

Read More

Will I Still Look Like Myself After a Facelift?

It’s very common for facelift patients to share concerns about looking like themselves after surgery. While the goal is to reduce signs of aging, results should still look natural. Dr. Cruise utilizes advanced facelift techniques to create the best possible results for each patient and to ensure they look like…

Read More