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Dr. Rick Rosen Discusses Cosmetic Surgery Trends for 2017

Posted January 31, 2017 in News

Cosmetic surgeon Rick Rosen, M.D., reports that the biggest trend he is noticing in his practice in Norwalk, Connecticut, is the appeal of walk-in/walk-out procedures. He is also getting a large number of requests for the Brazilian butt lift. In breast surgery, the trend is for smaller breasts and nipples.

Same-Day Treatments and Local Anesthesia 

More and more patients are opting for local over general anesthesia, especially for facelifts. Dr. Rosen calls this a “culture shift,” one that is better for the patient in terms of safety, recovery time and comfort.

Instead of going to the hospital to get a facelift, you can go to the cosmetic surgeon’s office. The work is done on your face safely and thoroughly, and you are discharged the same day. And it’s not just for the face. Even specific types of breast surgery are now being done with local anesthesia.

Walk-in/walk-out procedures are still surgery and still a serious matter. But with local anesthesia, they are faster and cheaper, usually with less change of nausea after the procedure.

There are other benefits too. If you choose local anesthesia, you are alert during the entire process, which lets you recover more quickly. Often you don’t have to fast before surgery or stay away from specific types of medication.

The Bigger Brazilian Butt 

Brazilian butts are hot because of celebrities like Jennifer Lopez, Kim Kardashian and Beyonce. Technically called a buttock augmentation, the Brazilian butt procedure also includes liposuction and body contouring.

It is called Brazilian because the procedure has been popular in that country for many years. Fat is grafted onto the buttock area, giving the patient a bigger derriere.

Smaller Breasts and Nipples 

Women still want bigger breasts than they already have. But the new breasts they choose are smaller than in years past. Instead of a double DD or E cup that was popular a number of years ago, women are selecting a D-C cup.

Dr. Rosen attributes the change to the athletic look popular with stars like Taylor Swift. Not only are the breasts getting smaller, women are also requesting smaller nipples.

Women with less on top fit more easily into the lean look that is seen on social media sites. Women want to look like the fitness models lifting weights that they see on Instagram.

State-of-the-Art Cosmetic Surgery 

The goal of Dr. Rick Rosen and his staff is to achieve the look you want. That’s why he works closely with each patient. It starts with a one-on-one consultation, listening to what you want to achieve with the surgery and your concerns about what it involves.

He and his staff regularly attend national workshops and symposiums. They stay current on the latest advances in surgery methods, devices and procedures. Cosmetic surgery is one of the fastest changes areas in medicine.

When you work with Dr. Rosen and his staff, the focus is on preparation and attention to detail. You work with them to choose the right plan to match your goals. To help you understand what to expect, you get to see before and after photos of other patients who have had the same type of work done. As part of the planning process, you are fully informed of what is possible and what to expect during surgery and recovery.

Dr. Rosen, with over two decades of experience with a variety of cosmetic surgery procedures, is a Diplomat of the American Board of Plastic Surgery and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

His caring and excellence has been recognized with the Top Doc title awarded by Connecticut Magazine in 2011, 2012 and 2013. Dr. Rosen is especially appreciative of this honor because it is based on the recommendations of local physicians who have been asked which doctor they would bring their family to for plastic surgery. For the last four years, he has also received the Best Plastic Surgeon Award from the Consumers Council of America.

For your plastic surgery, performed by an experienced cosmetic surgeon using the latest methods and best practices, call the office of Dr. Rick Rosen today.

Norwalk Office

91 East Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06851

Phone: 203.899.0000