{“Body”:{“Tummy Tuck”:[{“question”:”How long do you wear a binder after surgery?”,”answer”:”You will wear a surgical binder for 6 weeks after surgery.”},{“question”:”Do you get a scar from a tummy tuck?”,”answer”:”There will be a scar present, however, following our scar care instructions for the first year after surgery will assure that scarring will be minimal and possibly fade almost completely.”},{“question”:”Do men get tummy tuck?”,”answer”:”Absolutely, tummy tucks are not gender specific.”},{“question”:”How do I prepare for a tummy tuck?”,”answer”:”You will be given a pre-operative bathing instructions sheet that explains how to bathe yourself for 3 days leading up to the procedure. This method will greatly help reduce chance of infection from any bad bacteria that may be present on your body.”},{“question”:”When can I start working out after tummy tuck?”,”answer”:”You will be able to do light exercises in 4 weeks after surgery, and regular exercise in 6 weeks.”}],”Liposuction”:[{“question”:”Are you put to sleep for liposuction?”,”answer”:”Liposuction is typically performed using local anesthetic and sedation when it\u2019s not combined with other surgical procedures. If you undergo liposuction in combination with a tummy tuck, for example, you\u2019ll be put under general anesthesia.”},{“question”:”Can I get liposuction if I am overweight?”,”answer”:”To be considered a good candidate for liposuction, you should be at or near your ideal weight. That\u2019s because weight fluctuations can negatively impact your results.”},{“question”:”How dangerous is liposuction?”,”answer”:”Liposuction comes with risks like any other surgery, but you can mitigate them by selecting a board-certified plastic surgeon. You\u2019ll discuss the risks of liposuction during your consultation.”},{“question”:”How do I prepare for liposuction?”,”answer”:”You\u2019ll be given detailed preparation instructions ahead of your appointment. You may need to stop taking certain medications according to your plastic surgeon\u2019s instructions and wear loose, comfortable clothing. You should also arrange for a close friend or family member to drive you home.”},{“question”:”How long do you need off work after liposuction?”,”answer”:”Most patients are able to return to work within 1-2 weeks of surgery. If you work an office-based job, this time period may be sufficient. If you work a more labor-intensive job, you may need to take 3-4 weeks off.”},{“question”:”Who is good candidate for liposuction?”,”answer”:”Good candidates for liposuction are patients who have stubborn pockets of fat that are resistant to diet and exercise. You should be at or near your ideal weight and have healthy habits established so you can maintain your results.”},{“question”:”Does fat come back after lipo?”,”answer”:”Once fat cells are removed from your treatment area, they can no longer expand with weight gain. If you do gain weight, you may gain it in other areas, however.”},{“question”:”How painful is liposuction recovery?”,”answer”:”Liposuction comes with some discomfort which can be managed with medications. Make sure to take them according to instructions so you can focus on resting.”},{“question”:”When can I exercise after liposuction?”,”answer”:”You can generally return to light exercise like walking within 2-3 weeks but should wait 4-6 weeks before returning to your normal exercise regimen. Your plastic surgeon can give you the best indication of when it\u2019s okay to begin working out again.”},{“question”:”How can I shower after liposuction?”,”answer”:”You can shower 1-2 days after surgery but avoid vigorous scrubbing and make sure to pat the incisions dry. Avoid soaking in the bath, pool, or hot tub for at least 2 weeks.”}]},”Breast”:{“Breast Reduction”:[{“question”:”Can breast grow back after reduction?”,”answer”:”There is a possibility that this can happen due to certain factors such as weight gain, age (body not yet fully matured), or if you were to get pregnant.”},{“question”:”Does insurance pay for breast reduction?”,”answer”:”For the most part, the answer is yes. There are certain medical requirements that need met before insurance will pay for a reduction.”},{“question”:”Do you lose feeling in your nipples after breast reduction?”,”answer”:”There is a chance that you will lose feeling in your nipples.”},{“question”:”Does weight gain increase breast size?”,”answer”:”Yes”},{“question”:”Has anyone had a second breast reduction?”,”answer”:”Yes, second reductions can happen and be medically necessary.”},{“question”:”How do you know when you need a breast reduction?”,”answer”:”Common symptoms that occur with large breasts are back\/neck pain, breast pain from the weight of the breast pulling down on themselves, shoulder grooving where bra straps are normally present, and rashes\/irritation under the breast fold from trapped moisture or rubbing in the area.”},{“question”:”How is the recovery from breast reduction?”,”answer”:”Most patients are able to return to a normal lifestyle 6 weeks post surgery.”},{“question”:”What information is needed for my insurance to approve a breast reduction?”,”answer”:”You will need to obtain a letter from your primary care physician (PCP) or an office note that states you have discussed possible reduction surgery, along with a statement saying that conservative treatment (support bras\/NSAIDs,hot\/cold therapy, chiropractic care, etc.) has been attempted and failed for 3 or more months.”}]},”Fillers and Injectables”:{“Botox”:[{“question”:”Is Botox good for under eye wrinkles?”,”answer”:”Due to how many small blood vessels are location under the eye, we do not recommend Botox injections for this area. There is an increased risk for breaking these blood vessels and causing unnecessary discoloration\/bruising.”},{“question”:”Is 50 too old for Botox?”,”answer”:”No”}],”Juvederm”:[{“question”:”Can you get half a syringe of Juvederm?”,”answer”:”Yes, this is possible.”},{“question”:”Does juvederm dissolve over time?”,”answer”:”Yes, Juvederm takes about a year to fully disolve.”},{“question”:”How often can juvederm be injected?”,”answer”:”Juvederm can be injected into the same area every 8 months if desired.”},{“question”:”How long does Juvederm last?”,”answer”:”Anywhere from 8 months to a year.”},{“question”:”Is Juvederm covered by insurance?”,”answer”:”No, Juvederm injections are fully cosmetic.”},{“question”:”What is Juvederm?”,”answer”:”Juvederm is a cosmetic treatment referred to as a filler. It’s used to restore facial contours and improve signs of aging. Juvederm focuses on areas such as lips, cheeks, and areas around the mouth.”}]}}

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Falcon Plastic Surgery, located in Monroeville and Natrona Heights, PA, provides facial, breast, and body contouring through plastic surgery and med spa treatments. Dr. Christopher Falcon, owner of Falcon Plastic Surgery, purchased the practice from his father in 2017. Dr. Falcon has been a practicing surgeon for 15 years.

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