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What Are the Risks Involved for A Breast Augmentation?

Dr. Richard Arabitg,MD - Thursday, July 07, 2016


“The bigger the better!” Many women who come see plastic surgeons seeking breast augmentations often seem to live by this motto. Bigger boobs are not only a huge self-esteem booster, but also help women to feel and look sexier in their clothes. There are many positives that come out of getting breast augmentations, but like any other cosmetic surgery in Orlando, there are risks.


There are complications that can occur during any step of the breast augmentation procedure. The surgery in theory is very simple. First you are medicated with anesthesia for comfort during the procedure. Before you are even cut open there will be a risk that you might have a negative reaction to the anesthesia. Next, an incision is made in an inconspicuous area to minimize the possibility of visible scarring. Now, your body is open and you are at risk of infections. In the third step, the breast implants are inserted, the incisions are closed, and the procedure is done.


A big weight is lifted off your shoulders if you are able to bypass all the possible surgical complications that could have occurred, right? Well not exactly. A heavier weight is placed on your shoulders during the recovery period. Even as the pain from the surgery subsides, you still are not free from risks. The outcome is even scarier. There is a chance that the implants may have caused capsular contracture where the scar tissue that forms around the implant squeezes the implant. There may be even the common inflammation that occurs as a response of the body to infection and in worst-case scenarios, toxic shock syndrome. Redness, bruising, and skin rashes are also common.


After unveiling the breasts for the first time, the healing of your new breasts may have not been as smooth as you thought. There are risks that your breasts may now appear uneven in terms of size, shape, or breast level. The surgery may have also caused shrinking of the skin, calcification of hard lumps that will appear under the skin around the implant, deformity of the chest wall, the implant may have not been placed in the right position, or your implant may have been ruptured during the implantation process.


As the wounds heal there are risks that the final presentation of the new implants may be unsatisfactory. For example, you may be unhappy with how big/small the implants are, the implant may look unnatural, there could be wrinkling or sagging of the breasts. Botched breast augmentations are rare and may be irreversible.

In the long run, breast implants have an average limited life span of 7-10 years. Going under the knife again will be in your future whether to fix botched mistakes or to get new implants. Breast implants will always carry the risk of rupturing. We’ve all seen in the news of people whose breast implants “burst.” It is common and can be caused by anything from compression during a mammogram, any intense physical pressure, or simply by the natural aging of the implants. You will have to monitor your breasts for the rest of your life. There is also the risk that you may not be able to breastfeed your children. When you undergo this type of tissue reconstruction, the loss of breast tissue and the glands to produce milk are affected.


Your breast enhancement in Orlando can result in minimal effects if done by an experienced plastic surgeon.” The bigger the better” may not be the best motto to live by in this scenario. Bigger breast implants have a greater risk of being ruptured. Make sure to discuss with your surgeon your current health status and collaboratively decide on what the best size is for you. Make sure you know the risks and proceed with caution to maximize your happiness with your new boobs!


Facial and Hand Trauma

Dr. Richard Arabitg,MD - Wednesday, June 29, 2016


Whether we like it or not, we live in a fast paced millennial society. People are constantly in a rush to get from one place to another. The urgency in today’s society contributes to why car accidents have become a common spotted sight. There are about 2.35 million people injured from car accidents in the United States yearly. Injuries caused by these accidents lead to unwanted facial and hand traumas ranging from small scars to injuries that could affect the functions of the hand. This kind of body cosmetic surgery in Orlando can reconstruct any damages caused by car accidents or other types of traumatic incidents.


Facial traumas result from penetrating injuries such as car accidents, gunshot wounds, dog bites, burns or any other physical altercations. These injuries alter the face by severing damages to the skin, skeleton, nasal and oral lining, and dental structures. Following internal healing is the appearance of scarring and other unwanted facial defects. The negative physical changes that arise caused by damage to the facial tissue, muscles, and bones that are left behind do not have to be permanent. Today, innovations within the plastic surgery industry have made it possible for skilled physicians, like plastic surgeon in Orlando, Dr. Richard Arabitg, help accident victims’ facial features return to their pre-trauma appearance. This type of reconstructive surgery can not only repair the structures of the face, but also enhance them to look better than before!


Another attribute that comes from today’s millennial society is the increased feeling of insecurity once a person has an imperfection. The face is arguably the most important body part since it makes us recognizable to the rest of the world. Even if people recover physically from trauma, there is still a need for emotional recovery. When physical damage alters facial features, people face insecurity and negative judgment from peers. It is a natural feeling for humans to want to look their best in order to help them obtain emotional happiness. Confidence boosting, reconstructive surgery is a great way to restore facial damages and even enhance the natural features to look better than before!


Hand trauma could also result from common car accidents, falls, and other physical injuries. Our hands are a complex multi-skeletal system containing bones, joints, ligaments, tendons and other tissues. Unfortunately, for these reasons hands are an easy target that are highly susceptible to damage caused by traumatic events. On top of that, hands are highly used which makes them even more prone to daily injuries. Trauma to the hands will cause unwanted pain, swelling, inflammation, and other very serious complications that will inhibit the normal functions. Fractured bones need to be healed and realignment of joints may be needed in order to maintain and optimize proper hand function.


While oftentimes hands can heal non-surgically with a splint or cast, many injuries can only be fixed surgically to ensure completion of the healing process. When a fracture fails to correctly reunite, hand deformities will need trauma surgery to correct the malunion. Open fractures with wounds also require invasive surgery to repair the damage and close the wound properly. The treatment for fractures aims to heal the bone so that it is properly aligned and able to function once again. When it comes to soft tissue injuries, the surgeon will focus on reconstruction of the damaged area of the hand. In these cases, a grafting procedure may be performed which entails obtaining healthy bones, nerves, or other tissue from the body and transferring it to the injured hand to be attached carefully. Other times, a flap surgery may be performed where the surgeon takes blood vessels, muscle, fat and skin tissues from a healthy area of the body and places it in flaps created in the hand for support and allow reconstruction. This microvascular reconstruction is done to be able to restore the blood flow to the injured tissue and maintain its health.


Dr. Richard Arabitg knows what it’s like to ensure the physical and emotional healing aspects of traumatic injuries. In fact, he was inspired to become a plastic surgeon after a traumatic fall that left him with an unwanted scar. The scar greatly impacted his self-esteem and drove him to see a plastic surgeon. This was the moment that he fell in love with the cosmetic and reconstructive part of surgery. Dr. Arabitg realized that plastic surgery was a great way to positively impact a person’s life and to help people to feel better about themselves. So whether it’s hand or facial damage from trauma, plastic surgery could be the answer.


Common Fears of Individuals Undergoing Plastic Surgery

Dr. Richard Arabitg,MD - Friday, April 15, 2016


When it comes to the great benefits of cosmetic surgery in Orlando, FL, word of mouth has been the best way for people to spread the news for decades. For the celebrities who popularized these procedures, their beautiful appearances and renewed youthfulness were great for publicity. Unfortunately, when it comes to cosmetic surgery itself, not all publicity is good. These procedures can be exciting and nerve-wracking all at the same time; but with the rise of the internet and more people getting curious about plastic surgery, a lot of misinformation has been spread around, and people’s fears stop them from achieving the body of their dreams.


Fear #1- What about the risks of using anesthesia?


The fear of anesthesia is one of the most common, and for a good reason. Although many patients know deep down that it’s very unlikely anything will happen, it’s easy for anyone to allow their mind to wander, and feel a little worried. There are many different types of anesthesia out there, from general to twilight and even total IV anesthesia. In general anesthesia, patients have a controlled airway, which allows them to remain in a sleep-like throughought the surgery, with a ventilator to aid breathing. The twilight level is different, because while you do sleep through your surgery, you are usually under for less time and can breathe on your own. total IV anesthesia can be done with or without control of the airway. Breathing on your own is not necessarily the safest option during a procedure, but many patients perceive it that way. The controlled environment f general anesthesia ensures that an airway has been established, and that your breathing is constantly taken care of. If anything were to occur where your airflow is compromised, it wouldn’t be an issue as breathing has already been taken care of. In fact, most complications associated with anesthesia involve problems with the airway when it is not being controlled. It’s important to focus on the facts of anesthesia. While being under anesthesia is not something that you likely do every day, driving a car probably is- and driving a car is actually known to be associated with higher risks than anesthesia. Studies show that deaths by anesthesia are less than 1 per 100,000 people these days. Your safety and health is our number one priority- that’s why Dr. Arabitg and the team at Plastic Surgery Central Florida will never put you at risk. Anesthesia is carefully and stringently selected for you and personalized to your body, and is monitored at all times during surgery.


Fear #2- What if something goes wrong?


You might be worried that something will go wrong either during or after plastic surgery- what if you hate the results, and they’re not at all what you were expecting? What if there’s a problem during surgery, and it can’t be fixed? We know that the permanence of surgery is both anticipated and frightening. This fear can only be tackled by working with Dr. Arabitg collaboratively. Dr. Arabitg will make sure your desires are known, possible, and will turn out exactly as planned. His eye for detail attention to form, along with his natural artistry and skill esure that you will get the results you want. Dr. Arabitg is licensed by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, and has been trained extensively. If you’re worried about the possibility of something going wrong, feel free to ask any and all questions you may have, look for second opinions, and review the before and after photos in our online galleries.


Fear # 3- What if I feel guilty afterwards?


Dr. Arabitg knows that elective surgery can make you feel like you’re taking a big risk. Cosmetic surgery isn’t a life-saving procedure or even technically a necessary one. However, if you aren’t happy with the way you look, your only other option is to hide yourself under baggy clothes or big hats, and feel miserable for years to come. You should never feel guilty about doing something that will make you happier, feel confident, and help you feel comfortable in your own skin. Dr. Arabitg will work with you to figure out what your best options are, and will never force you to undergo more procedures than what you want or need.


To find out more about cosmetic surgery, schedule a consultation with Orlando cosmetic surgeon Dr. Arabitg at Plastic Surgery Central Florida today. Don’t wait to become the best version of you, and don’t let fear stop you from reaching your body goals.


Get Bikini Body Ready for the Summer with A Tummy Tuck

Dr. Richard Arabitg,MD - Wednesday, March 30, 2016


Having trouble shedding that last ten pounds? Sometimes, diet and exercise just don’t cut it. Throw away your unsatisfying protein shake, eat some carbs, and get a tummy tuck with a plastic surgeon in Orlando tomorrow. Shake off the negative stigma plastic surgery presents and know that celebrities aren’t the only ones who can reap the benefits of plastic surgery—you can too.



Kiss your love handles and saggy tummy goodbye, because a tummy tuck is not out of the question. A tummy tuck can be as inexpensive as 4,000 dollars. You won’t face shame when slipping on your new Victoria’s Secret bikini this May, because you’ll have that flat tummy you’ve always wanted.

Want to know how a tummy tuck is done? Check out these easy steps:

1. An incision is made in the skin, just above the pubic area

2. Another incision frees the surrounding skin

3. Plastic surgeons tighten the muscle fascia wall with sutures

4. Liposuction refines the remain areas of the abdomen

5. Dressings are applied to the wound.

In five, easy steps, your tummy will look like Jennifer Lawrence’s. Try not to heavy lift, take time off work to tan in the Florida sun, and avoid all forms of nicotine. You’ll have your bikini bod in no time.

For those of you who worked hard to shed off pounds of extra weight, don’t waste your time covering up unnatural sag in your mid-section. You deserve a flat, alluring midsection, one that will properly represent the hard work you put into your body.


Are you a new mommy? Don’t let parenting take over your self-image. Let your body stay as confident as your parenting style. Rock your favorite bikini and floppy hat at Cocoa Beach this summer. You’ll make heads turn and wonder how you shed the baby weight so fast.

Tummy tucks take up to a year to heal, but in the long run, a tummy tuck will stick with you for years of your life. Thousands of testimonials attest to the success of the tummy tuck. Safely hide the minimal tummy tuck scar underneath your bikini line like Angelina Jolie, Courtney Love, Tara Reid and Nadya Suleman. It’s no secrete these strong women tucked their tummies, so get your Orlando tummy tuck and emulate the poise you know you’ve always had inside you.


At Plastic Surgery Central Florida, Dr. Arabitg delivers tummy tucks and other cosmetic surgery that help young women maintain their youthful looks. Featured patient Jennie Graeber said, “Dr. Arabitg and his amazing team developed a strategy to help me keep a youthful look and stay competitive in the job market. I would not go anywhere else for plastic surgery.”

Cellulite and wrinkles should never stop you from soaking up the sun in Central Florida. Throw your insecurities out and embrace low risk tummy tucks in the Orlando area. The body that you’ve always dreamed of could be yours tomorrow.


An Increasing Number of Men are Undergoing Cosmetic Surgery

Dr. Richard Arabitg,MD - Saturday, February 20, 2016

While cosmetic surgery was once seen by the public as something accessible only for women or celebrities, these days an increasing number of men are undergoing cosmetic surgery. From procedures targeted towards fat removal and improving tone, to procedures targeted towards increasing volume and contour, Orlando plastic surgeon Dr. Arabitg can do it all. According to ASAPS, the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the number of cosmetic procedures for men between 1997 and 2012 increased by over 106%, with even more growth evident today. With a wide range of procedures available, it’s easier than ever for men to make the changes to their body that they want, with lasting results that look natural and fit their lifestyles.






When it comes to bodybuilding or improving muscle tone, some areas of the body seem almost impossible to build up. Resistent muscles, like the pecs or calves, can benefit tremendously from cosmetic enhancement. With pec or calf implants, you can achieve the volume and bulk that exercise isn’t giving you.





If you have an unsightly bump, or your nose has become disfigured as a result of a trauma or sports injury, a nose job may be the right procedure for you. Orlando rhinoplasty is also a great option for people suffering from skin cancer or congenital defects. Incisions are made inside the nose, so you can enjoy the effects of the procedure without visible scarring. Dr. Arabitg and the team will work collaboratively with you to ensure that your results are tailored to your desired goals. A nose job can even fix a deviated septum, restoring your full ability to breathe properly if it has become obstructed or labored.




Liposuction and Tummy Tuck:



Dr. Arabitg is renown for his skills with both abdominoplasty and lipsuction. Liposuction is a procedure for removing deposits of fat cells, in which a thin hose is inserted, and the fat cells are vacuumed out, to create a more slim, sculpted appearance. It is commonly used on the hips, stomach, upper arms, buttocks, thighs, ankles, and knees. Liposuction results in a more contoured appearance, and Dr. Arabitg has the artistry and experience to help you love the way you look. Dr. Arabitg makes “love handles” and the dreaded “muffin top” a thing of the past. Liposuction can be performed under local, regional, or general anesthesia, and Dr. Arabitg will go through every step to ensure that the procedure is a perfect fit for your health, lifestyle, and desired results. Liposuction is not a treatment for obesity, and while results can be affected by diet and exercise, results do tend to be permanent. If needed, a second round of liposuction can be used at a later date, to achieve the complete end goal. The tummy tuck procedure results in a tight, toned midsection, creating the impressive abs you’ve been dreaming of. With an Orlando tummy tuck, Dr. Arabitg can remove bulges of fat and loose, saggy skin after pregnancy, weight loss, stress and health related weight gain, and even the stubborn fat you’ve been trying to eliminate for years. Scars are almost imperceptible, hidden easily by the line of underwear or a bikini. Recovery time is minimal, making the procedure a great option for anyone’s lifestyle. A tummy tuck involves removing excess skin and fat from the abdomen, and tightening of the fascia and muscle that makes up the abdominal wall. With the options of either a full or mini abdominoplasty, and anesthesia dependent on each different option, this procedure can be tailored to suit your unique needs, while catering to your lifestyle, personality, and needs.



It’s not all about the women anymore.



Cosmetic surgery is a great option for any guy looking to improve the aesthetic quality of his appearance, in a lasting, effective way.


Men, don’t let your unhappiness with your body stop you from living your life without stress or embarrassment. If you need fat reduction, nose reshaping, or want to add more bulk and contour with implants, Dr. Arabitg has the skills and experience you need in a cosmetic surgeon. Dr. Arabitg is a double board certified cosmetic surgeon, providing unmatched satisfaction and consistently amazing results. He has the artistry and attention to detail needed to create beautiful, balanced features. Dr. Arabitg founded Plastic Surgery Central Florida with the goals of giving his patients a personalized treatment catered to their needs. Both men and women can get the procedures they need, without compromising their desires for healthy, safety, and modern technological advances.

A Good Candidate For a Brazilian Butt Lift

Dr. Richard Arabitg,MD - Wednesday, January 20, 2016

When you’re interested in undergoing cosmetic surgery, there are many aspects of the decision that need to be considered. From choosing a surgeon to choosing a facility, choosing the type of procedure, or even deciding how many procedures to have, you may be overwhelmed with choices. However, you may not know that the most important aspect of cosmetic surgery is determining if you are a good candidate for the procedure you want. It is especially important in regards to the Brazilian butt lift. Dr. Arabitg, a renown Orlando cosmetic surgeon, can evaluate your medical history, lifestyle, goals, and more to determine if the Brazilian butt lift surgery is right for you.


The Brazilian Butt Lift: The Basics


The Brazilian butt lift is a revolutionary procedure that will give you the smooth, shapely, voluptuous derriere that you’ve always wanted. The lift can restore the tautness and shape of your youth back to your behind. This procedure also creates balance and harmony in body shape, adding curves in all the right places, so you can love the way you look. This procedure is great for people of all body types and ages, as it utilizes your own fat, creating a completely natural augmentation without the use of artificial enhancements. Even if you lose weight, a well-performed Brazilian butt lift will not lose its integrity.


Dr. Arabitg has decades of experience performing cosmetic procedures, and strives to create naturally beautiful results that fit perfectly to your body and personality. His artistry, eye for detail, and superior skills allow him to create the results you want for your Brazilian butt lift, while maintaining the highest level of health and safety for you.



Who Is a Good Candidate For a Brazilian Butt Lift?



A Brazilian butt lift can be performed on both men and women, and is most effective for people who are suffering from a backside that is flat, saggy, asymmetrical, disproportionately small, or a buttocks that has changed shape due to major weight loss. You should have enough fat elsewhere on the body to be utilized for the procedure. Ideal candidates for surgery do not smoke, are in good emotional and physical health, and have realistic ideas about expectations and result for surgery. It is important to be a good candidate for a procedure like the Brazilian butt lift, because it can determine how successful the surgery will be, how long the results will last, and how the augmentation will look when finished.



This procedure can be performed in different ways, and will depend on the needs and desires of the patient. Method of surgery as well as appearance and longevity of the augmentation can vary based on each unique patient. Typically, the procedure will involve fat extraction using liposuction, fat processing, and then reinjection of the fat into the buttocks. Fat extraction using liposuction is the first step of surgery; fat is removed from areas around the buttocks that will create a more contoured appearance, such as from the upper thighs or lower back. This is the fat used later to create the augmentation. By processing the fat, Dr. Arabitg and the team at Plastic Surgery Central Florida can purify and examine the fat that was removed, before deciding how much of it can qualify for reinjection. The quality of some fat cells may not be up to the necessary standard for your procedure; processing and evaluating it ensures a high success rate, and lasting results. Fat reinjection is carefully controlled, with a focus on areas of the buttocks that will need to look perkier and more lifted in order to achieve flawless results. When done correctly, reinjection of the fat will create a smooth, uniform appearance for the augmented behind. The amount of fat injected will be tailored to your desires, and evaluated based on your health and safety. The procedure is typically performed under either general anesthesia or IV sedation, but Dr. Arabitg can evaluate which one is the best fit for you, based on your medical history and health. With only a few weeks needed for recovery, any time is the perfect time for a Brazilian butt lift.



If you’re tired of wishing for a youthful appearance, with a taut, voluptuous backside, don’t wait any longer. To find out if you’re a good candidate for the Brazilian butt lift procedure, call Plastic Surgery Central Florida today to schedule a consultation with Dr. Arabitg. If you’d like to give your appearance a little boost, and feel more confident in your skin, he can help you get the derriere of your dreams.

BOTOX is Celebrities Secret Weapon

Dr. Richard Arabitg,MD - Saturday, November 14, 2015

Facial expressions occur when the brain sends electrical messages to the muscles of the face, telling them to contract or move. These electrical messages are brought to the muscles by acetylcholine, a substance that BOTOX® blocks. This prevents the muscles from receiving the message, so they won’t contract and move, leading to a huge reduction or total prevention of muscle spasms or movements that cause fine lines and wrinkles. Typically, this effect is referred to as a temporary paralysis in the treated area. BOTOX® can also treat excess sweating, known as hyperhidrosis, by blocking the release of acetylcholine in the armpits and back of the knees or palms of the hand so that sweat glands will not release sweat.


BOTOX® can be injected into the forehead, glabella (frown lines), lateral orbital lines (crow’s feet), transverse nasal (bunny lines), peri-oral (smoker's lines), marionette lines, chin dents, vertical platysma bands, eyebrows, the eye area, armpits, back of the knees, palm of the hands and soles of the feet. It will create volume by filling in wrinkles and ridges, and can smooth out fine lines. Typically, a surgeon will stimulate the area or even just ask you to contract the area you’d like treated, and then will inject the material where they think it would be most beneficial. Maximum effects can be reached in as little as one week, and the effects will fade away gradually so that there is no stark change in appearance.

How Long Do Breast Implants Last?

Dr. Richard Arabitg,MD - Thursday, October 22, 2015

If you’re considering undergoing an Orlando breast enhancement, you may be worried about the type of implant, which size and shape of implant will suit your body best, the process of surgery, post-surgery side effects, and how qualified your plastic surgeon is. While these concerns are very important to discuss with your surgeon, it is also important to consider how long your implants are going to last, and whether or not they will require any special treatment during or after healing. These two issues usually go hand in hand, and your surgeon can help you understand how.


Breast implants are widely regarded as a great way to create a more voluminous, balanced figure. They are not permanent, but they can last different amounts of time depending on the person, and the type of implant. Some implants may need to be replaced within a few years, while others could last up to twenty years or more. Most implants should last, on average, ten years, although there is no guarantee. Breast implants will move and wear down over time, requiring replacement in order to maintain health, safety, and appearance.

The Purpose of BOTOX

Dr. Richard Arabitg,MD - Saturday, October 03, 2015

In popular media, BOTOX® has been referred to as the number one secret weapon that keeps celebrities looking youthful and fresh-faced. But what does it actually do? BOTOX® was originally developed to treat eye spasms and misalignment of the eye, also known as blepharospasm and strabismus, respectively. However, BOTOX® has cosmetic applications that make it world renown. It is an FDA approved cosmetic enhancement, which improves the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It can also be used to eliminate migraines.


Every second of each day your face is moving, whether you realize it or not. Your facial expressions can cause permanent changes to your face, from wrinkles to frown lines. Brow furrowing, smiling, squinting and talking can all cause your face to appear more aged over time. Fine lines are an inevitable part of the aging process. If you feel like the early signs of aging are becoming obvious on your face, or if you are unhappy that your facial expressions have caused premature wrinkles to appear on one or more areas of your face, BOTOX® is for you. It can also be used as a tool for prevention of wrinkles by stopping you from making exaggerated facial gestures that cause wrinkles. BOTOX® Isn’t just for celebrities; it is for anyone who wants to feel more confident, youthful, and restore volume to their face. If you’re looking for a fast, easy, and undetectable solution to fine lines and wrinkles, you may be a candidate to receive BOTOX®.

Dr. Arabitg has the Visual Expertise and Creativity to Carry Out Your Desires

Dr. Richard Arabitg,MD - Tuesday, September 29, 2015

A breast enhancement in Orlando is a surgical procedure where breast implants are inserted into the body to increase breast size, or restore volume after pregnancy or major weight loss. By increasing volume and fullness of the breasts, enhancing the visual balance of the figure, and enhancing self-confidence, breast augmentation is a great way to feel confident and radiant again. When choosing to undergo breast augmentation, it’s important to consider many factors, such as surgeon qualifications, safety and sanitation procedures of the surgical setting, and desired results. When evaluating potential surgeons, make sure he or she is not only fully qualified and experienced, but also has the visual expertise and creativity to carry out your desires for the end result. An eye for detail and a dedication to aesthetics are two crucial attributes to look for in a surgeon. They should have photographs of breast augmentations they’ve performed, which can also help you when deciding which implant size you want or need. You may be wondering what the perfect size breast implant for your body type is; a great cosmetic surgeon will be able to listen to your goals and take them into account when helping you decide.

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