Louis C. Cutolo, Jr., M.D., F.A.C.S. Blog

Tummy Tuck, Liposuction, or Both? How to Choose the Right Procedure

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Many men and women struggle with loose skin or excess fat that collects around the midsection. Luckily, there are two trusted ways to sculpt the body: liposuction and tummy tuck surgery. As a plastic surgeon in Staten Island, I’ve helped countless patients tone and contour their midsections through the power of these procedures. Both options …

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How to Choose the Best Breast Implants for Your New York Lifestyle

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Choosing the right breast implants is one of the most exciting parts of planning for breast augmentation surgery. For our Brooklyn and Staten Island, New York, patients, finding the perfect implant is the first step toward creating the body of their dreams. However, breast augmentation is not a one-size-fits-all procedure, and many aspects can be …

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Answering Your Most-Asked Breast Augmentation Questions: Cost, Pain, and More

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Breast augmentation is consistently one of the most popular procedures in America. It is an effective way to add feminine volume to the breasts and boost confidence in the patient. But despite this popularity, many misunderstandings and questions remain about what the procedure entails. In this blog post, I will answer a few commonly asked …

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4 Tips for a Smooth Facelift Recovery

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Facelift surgery helps women and men from Brooklyn, Staten Island, and beyond take years off their appearance. Since this procedure involves lifting and adjusting delicate skin and tissues, though, many people require a few weeks to heal. When you’re excited to see results, this wait can feel long. The good news is that there are …

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What Is Diastasis Recti? Can a Tummy Tuck Solve It?

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Major life events, such as pregnancy or significant weight loss, can have lasting effects on the body. Many men and women struggle with a permanent “belly pooch” that doesn’t respond to diet or exercise. This tummy bulge is often actually caused by a common issue known as diastasis recti. And while many nonsurgical methods claim …

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Breast Augmentation: The “Natural Look” Is In

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Breast augmentation remains one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures in America. Due to common misconceptions about breast implants, though, some women worry that getting implants will make them look “worked on” or “unnatural.”  Luckily, there’s good news for women who want more subtle results: The “natural look” is currently in. As trends have …

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What Is the Best Age to Have a Facelift?

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Our skin begins to break down as we age, developing wrinkles, lines, and sagginess. While this is a natural part of the aging process, some men and women want to turn back the clock. Facelift surgery at my plastic surgery practice in Staten Island rejuvenates the face and takes years off your appearance. By tightening …

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