Lewis Plastic Surgery: Gordon Lewis, MD
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Midlothian, VA 23113
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Author Archives: Dr. Gordon Lewis

Are You a Good Candidate for Plastic Surgery? Take Our Quiz

If you’ve been thinking about getting cosmetic surgery but aren’t sure if you’re a good candidate, you’re not alone. Many of the women and men at our plastic surgery practice in Richmond, VA, have the same question when they arrive for their consultations. There’s more to determining if cosmetic surgery is right for you than simply checking off the right…

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4 Breast Augmentation Recovery Tips

Women considering breast augmentation at our Richmond, VA, practice have questions about the size and type of breast implants they should get and whether they should have implants placed above or below their chest muscles. But what many patients are most concerned about is the recovery following surgery. What surprises many of my breast augmentation patients is that the recovery…

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Top Reasons to Get a Tummy Tuck

One of my favorite procedures to perform is abdominoplasty—which most people know as a tummy tuck—because the results are so transformational. Patients who want a tummy tuck at our Richmond, VA, practice are often moms who are self-conscious about their bodies even though they work out regularly and watch what they eat. Unfortunately, exercise and dieting won’t shrink excess abdominal…

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Can I Breastfeed With Breast Implants?

Women with breast implants or considering breast augmentation at our Richmond, VA, plastic surgery practice often ask if having implants interferes with breastfeeding an infant. In general, breast implants don’t pose a risk to a woman’s ability to breastfeed. Still, you should consider a few factors if you already have implants or are planning breast enhancement surgery. First, it’s important…

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How Breast Implants Help With Uneven Breasts

Facial symmetry is thought to be one of the universal hallmarks of attractiveness. It’s also true for women’s breasts, but the fact is asymmetrical breasts are quite common. Usually, though, the unevenness is minimal and doesn’t cause concern. When the difference in size, shape, or position of the breasts is noticeable, it can make a woman self-conscious. One solution is…

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5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Breast Augmentation

Women thinking about getting breast implants often consider their decision for months, even years, before scheduling their first breast augmentation consultation with a plastic surgeon. At my Richmond, VA, practice, breast augmentation patients are clearly knowledgeable about the procedure but still have many questions. Even before you schedule a consultation, however, there are questions you should ask yourself. It’s important…

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Want a Better Bellybutton? The Tummy Tuck Solution

A tummy tuck is a highly satisfying procedure that can create a trim, contoured midsection, boasting a high RealSelf “Worth It” rating at 96%. Many tummy tuck patients at our Richmond, VA, area practice mainly focus on getting a flat stomach and taut skin. However, what happens to the bellybutton during surgery is just as important.  One of the main…

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5 Questions to Ask at Your Tummy Tuck Consultation

The consultation is a huge part of the tummy tuck experience for both the patient and the plastic surgeon. At my practice near Richmond, VA, consultations give me the opportunity to share my recommendations and answer any questions you may have about the exciting steps ahead. Asking the right questions is a great way to make sure you feel as…

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How Long Do Breast Implants Last?

As breast augmentation grows increasingly popular, many women want to know how long their breast implants will last. The answer to this question depends on a few variables. As we often tell our breast augmentation patients here in Richmond, VA, there’s no strict lifespan for breast implants. Every surgery is unique, and no two patients are the same. The longevity…

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Breast Augmentation Revision: No Need to Worry

Most women who get breast implants are happy with their results, as you can see from the 98% RealSelf “worth it” rating given by actual breast augmentation patients. At some point, however, most women need breast augmentation revision surgery. At my Richmond, VA, practice, I make sure patients understand that this is a natural part of the journey when they…

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