Dr. Mucci's blog

Breast Augmentation - How to Choose the Right Size

  • Posted on: 4 January 2017
  • By: Dr. Mucci

The technology, materials, and experience cosmetic surgeons have at their disposal means patients can get amazing results no matter what they’re looking for. When a patient walks into a cosmetic surgery consultation, one of the first things they’ll realize is that there are a staggering number of options available.

Breast augmentation is no different, and implants come in a wide variety of shapes, profiles, sizes, and materials. While this is a good thing-- patients are able to receive nearly anything they’re looking for-- it also can be a little daunting.

Everything You Need to Know About Saline vs. Silicone Breast Implants

  • Posted on: 7 December 2016
  • By: Dr. Mucci

If you’re looking into breast implants, you’ve probably already heard about silicone versus saline implants. As the two most common options, it’s up to the patient to decide which one fits their needs best.

There are a number of factors to consider, so to help you through the decision making process, we’ve outlined the key differences below. However, nothing beats talking face to face with a professional-- if you’re seriously considering breast implants, call Dr. Mucci today to schedule a consultation!


How Do I Know if Botox is Right for Me?

  • Posted on: 2 November 2016
  • By: Dr. Mucci

Botox is one of the most common approaches to treating wrinkles. Nearly everyone has heard of it, and if you’ve been thinking about doing something about your wrinkles, you’ve probably thought about Botox before. One of the most common concerns related to Botox is the safety, although scientific research has indicated that when injections are performed by an experienced doctor, Botox is quite safe.

How Safe is a Tummy Tuck and What Can I Expect from the Procedure

  • Posted on: 5 October 2016
  • By: Dr. Mucci

If you’re self-conscious about loose, drooping skin around your midsection, you may have already heard about or read into tummy tuck procedures. Clinically referred to as an abdominoplasty, a tummy tuck procedure involves the removal of loose skin and fat deposits. The procedure also generally includes tightening the muscles of the abdominal wall. Altogether, this produces a thinner, more firm abdomen.


The safety of tummy tuck procedures

What Questions Should I Ask at My Consultation

  • Posted on: 12 August 2016
  • By: Dr. Mucci

Safe cosmetic surgery is still a serious health procedure. Once the surgery is performed, there’s no going back.

As such, it is crucial that patients are well informed and can make educated decisions before any procedures. Even once you’ve decided that you want cosmetic surgery, you have to determine what procedure you want, how extensive the procedure should be, who will perform the procedure, and more.

Aging Gracefully

  • Posted on: 8 May 2015
  • By: Dr. Mucci

Aging gracefully: Tips and advice for general maintenance

Patients who come into my office might have one or more procedures in mind, but in general, every patient desires to look good for their age and to slow down the aging process. From keeping skin looking smooth and bright to helping their weight-loss goals by minimizing problem areas and contouring the figure, there are many options available. Every plan starts with a healthy lifestyle, filled with a balanced diet and regular exercise. 

Patient Safety: What patients might not be telling you

  • Posted on: 20 February 2013
  • By: Dr. Mucci

Filling out the forms at a doctor’s office may not seem glamorous or even important unless you have a serious illness, but when it comes to surgery, it could make all the difference. Plastic surgery is no different than any other surgery – it involves anesthesia, surgical tools and comes with its own set of risks. Educating patients on the dangers might make the difference between a life-threatening complication and a successful surgical outcome.

Here are some common topics to address: