Diaz Plastic Surgery Specialists Blog

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Why Choose a Breast Augmentation with Lift?

Combining breast enhancement procedures into a single surgery can give women the greatest cosmetic improvements for the least amount of fuss. Patients only need to have one operation, pay one set of facility and anesthesia fees, and go through one recovery period—but benefit from addressing multiple concerns simultaneously. A breast augmentation with lift is one …

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Tummy Tuck Vs. Lipo: What’s the Difference?

In the realm of body contouring options, two procedures stand out above the rest: abdominoplasty surgery (popularly called a tummy tuck) and liposuction, the surgical “spot treatment” for stubborn pockets of fat. If you’re considering a tummy tuck vs. lipo, I'll break down your options in this blog post to help you decide which one …

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5 Tips For A Smoother Mommy Makeover Recovery

Moms often prioritize everyone else’s needs above their own. How about putting the focus back on you in 2024? A mommy makeover is a great way to boost your appearance and self-esteem. But do you worry about how long it will take to recover from a mommy makeover? Are you concerned about mommy makeover healing …

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What Is Actually Included in a Mommy Makeover?

A mommy makeover is one of the most effective ways to thoroughly transform your body. Most patients typically choose the procedure after pregnancy to address multiple problem areas at once, but it's also suitable for anyone who has lost a significant amount of weight. Part of what makes the mommy makeover so special is that …

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4 Questions To Ask at Your Tummy Tuck Consultation

Starting your plastic surgery journey can feel like a daunting experience. The first step usually involves scheduling a private consultation with your chosen plastic surgeon. However, it’s normal to feel a bit nervous before your appointment and not know which questions to ask.  If you’re considering a tummy tuck at our Melbourne, FL, practice, we …

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Benefits of Combining Surgeries in a Mommy Makeover: Cost, Recovery & More

A mommy makeover is a combination of body contouring and breast enhancement procedures that can change your look from head to toe. Many women turn to the procedure as a way to restore their pre-pregnancy bodies. However, prospective mommy makeover patients often ask a common question: Is it safe to combine different plastic surgery procedures?  …

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Michael Diaz, M.D.

COVID-19 Policy

In these uncertain times, Diaz Plastic Surgery Specialists would like to assure our patients that we are here for you and will remain available to answer questions and concerns. For the convenience and safety of our patients, we are offering remote virtual consultations. Existing patients may wish to take advantage of the convenience of being …

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Michael Diaz, M.D.

Breast Reconstruction: Working to Reconstruct the Soul

Breast cancer is a disease that strikes at the very core of womanhood. The effects of losing one of the symbols of femininity are profound and serve as a daily reminder of one of the most painful and challenging experiences of a woman's life. The breast cancer survivor not only loses her breast but is …

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