Orlando Cosmetic Surgery Updates and New Procedures

If you are considering a procedure, Dr. Rotatori and his staff share useful research, tips, and the latest practice news to keep you informed and looking your very best. Browse our blog for the latest cosmetic surgery updates and newest treatment options. 

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It’s easy for moms like you to lay your desires to rest when you’re focused on the needs and desires of your family. If you’re considering a mommy makeover procedure, consider the patient feedback we often hear from moms just like you: “I wish I had done it sooner!”

The average cost for liposuction in Orlando is approximately $4000 and up. However, your actual cost for liposuction will depend on the areas you want to be liposuctioned (such as the abdomen, thighs, hips, buttocks, arms or neck) and the specific type of procedure used, among other factors.

If you’re considering a tummy tuck procedure (AKA abdominoplasty) to achieve a smooth and flat stomach, you may have heard about the option of a “mini” tummy tuck and wondered how it differs from a full tummy tuck. It’s important to realize that choosing between these two types of tummy tuck surgeries is actually quite simple. That’s because the two procedures are appropriate for two distinctly different types of patients.

A type of body contouring technique, Coolsculpting is proven to target and slim problem fatty areas so they appear leaner and more flattering— all without a knife or a needle! This procedure is extremely popular among brides, grooms, and those planning weight loss ahead of time. See just how effective Coolsculpting is for contouring the top 5 stubborn fatty areas of the body.

Receiving a tummy tuck in Orlando rejuvenates your body so you can start living your best life! While the most effective of any stomach flattening procedure, a tummy tuck is also an more invasive surgery and is not the same for everyone. Discover the types of tummy tucks available at Orlando Plastic Surgery to see which type may be right for you.

Since the upper face doesn't age as quickly as the lower face and neck, some avoid surgery thinking it’s unnecessary and instead seek other, less effective, nonsurgical options. While surgery can seem daunting, when your neck area does not match your upper facial appearance, a neck lift may be the best and most cost-effective solution to get the permanent results you desire. In just one procedure, you look and feel years younger!

Whether you’re battling unwanted stubborn tummy fat, a post-pregnancy pooch, fat around the thighs that won’t budge, or bulges on your sides and back— localized fat is difficult to get rid of permanently. See the top weight loss procedures offered by Dr. Rotatori, M.D., to discover which fat loss solution is the best for your body and weight loss goals.

How Breast Implants Affect Mammograms

By Orlando Florida Plastic Surgery

Women with breast implants are not more likely to develop breast cancer than women without breast implants. Since the material of a breast implant cannot be x-rayed, many are quick to assume the implant increases the risk of breast cancer. This is incorrect and misleading. While breast implants do affect the method of how a mammogram is performed, they do not prevent breast augmentation patients from receiving a mammogram completely.

Rhinoplasty: 5 Common Misconceptions

By Orlando Florida Plastic Surgery

A number of women and men come to my practice with misconceptions and misinformation about rhinoplasty procedures. If you’re in Winter Park or Central Florida and considering a rhinoplasty (nose surgery), there are five facts you should be aware of.

Dr. Scott Rotatori's office is happy to announce we offer the CoolMini! The CoolMini applicator by CoolSculpting is an FDA cleared completely non-invasive answer to unwanted submental fat…aka, the double chin. It can also be applied to tough to treat areas like unwanted fat around the knees and underarms.

Women and men considering liposuction, also known as lipoplasty surgery, may wonder how they can determine whether this procedure is right for them. Liposuction is growing in popularity, and is an excellent option for patients who want to eliminate small areas of fat, such as the "love handles".

Breast augmentation is one of the most commonly performed cosmetic surgical procedures. A breast augmentation cost can vary widely and depend on several variables. It’s important to make sure the fee quote includes the surgeon’s fee, facility fee, anesthesia charges, implant costs and pre- and post-operative care. Each of these components may vary widely depending upon the surgeon’s practice.

Combining Cosmetic Surgery Procedures: Is It Safe?

By Orlando Florida Plastic Surgery

Cosmetic surgical procedures are sometimes combined for optimum efficiency and minimizing the numbers of recoveries and anesthetics required for a desired outcome. It is very common for patients to have two or three procedures done at the same time.

Chemical Peels: What They Treat, What They Don't

By Orlando Florida Plastic Surgery

Chemical peels are developed and clinically tested to address concerns for all skin types. Peels may be light, medium or deep. All of our chemical peels are performed in the comfort of our Winter Park office by our licensed aestheticians. Skin care treatments are designed to give you younger-looking, more radiant skin.

It can often be hard to completely tighten and tone after pregnancy. Mommy makeovers are more popular than ever and can include a tummy tuck, or abdominoplasty, liposuction, and breast lift or augmentation. Depending on your lifestyle and fitness goals, you may find a mini tummy tuck is all you need to feel like you again.

Get to Know Your Orlando Plastic Surgery Expert

By Orlando Florida Plastic Surgery

Dr. D. Scott Rotatori is a Board Certified plastic surgeon in Winter Park, Florida who has practiced here for more than 23 years. His peers and the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce recently selected him as a top plastic surgeon in Winter Park and Maitland. He has also been voted Top Plastic Surgeon in Orlando for several years running by Orlando Magazine and best cosmetic surgeon by the Orlando Sentinel. He has been the Chief of Plastic Surgery at Orlando Regional Medical Center and he recently re-certified through the American Board of Plastic Surgery.

Do Non-Surgical Face Lifts Work?

By Orlando Florida Plastic Surgery

Yes, they do! You can achieve very nice improvements of facial aging changes with fillers, fat injections, Botox and laser treatments, all of which are non-invasive face lifts with no down time. As we age, the fat in our faces atrophies or is lost. The effect on our face is similar to what happens when you let the air out of a balloon. The skin loosens and folds and lines or wrinkles appear.

Body Lift Surgery - Why It's Worth It

By Orlando Florida Plastic Surgery

Many people, who lose massive amounts of weight whether through diet and exercise or bariatric surgery, are left with sagging skin and stubborn deposits of fat on various parts of their bodies, especially around the midsection. This can make it difficult for them to embrace their new bodies and find clothes that fit properly, as well as making them more vulnerable to skin infections and causing self-consciousness and general discomfort.

Important Non-Cosmetic Benefits of a Tummy Tuck

By Orlando Florida Plastic Surgery

If you’ve undergone a recent weight loss or pregnancy, you may be considering a tummy tuck. While tummy tuck surgery can be somewhat strenuous, it is a great option to consider and not just for cosmetic reasons. There are some additional health benefits associated with tummy tucks! Abdominoplasty – or a tummy tuck, as it is more commonly known – is a cosmetic surgery procedure that tightens the muscles and removes loose skin and fat from the abdomen so that it appears flat and toned.

If you’ve been considering Botox, consider the side effects and be sure to choose an experienced medical professional. The best practitioners know the correct sites of injection to avoid side effects such as droopy eyelids. Additionally, a small, highly concentrated dose of Botox is less likely to spread from the injection site than a large diluted dose.

Why Botox? Let’s start with the benefits of Botox as a wrinkle corrector. Where do wrinkles come from? A wrinkle in the skin is typically formed perpendicular to a contracting muscle located directly beneath it. For example, the muscle in the forehead is a vertical muscle, and when it contracts (such as when you raise your eyebrows), the lines that form (wrinkles) will be horizontal. Likewise, the two muscles that are responsible for the frown lines are positioned slightly horizontally between the eyebrows, so when they contract, the frown lines appear vertical.

Botox, or onabotulinumtoxinA, is used to treat various ailments. The three main benefits of Botox are muscle spasm control, severe underarm sweating and cosmetic improvement. In this article we concentrate on the cosmetic applications of Botox. Botox Cosmetic is used for the temporary smoothing of glabellar lines (also called frown lines), which are the lines between your eyebrows that can make you look tired, unhappy or angry.

Let’s face it. Very few of us are 100% comfortable with the way we look. Whether it’s trying to keep up with social expectations or meeting our own personal goals, most of us have at least one area of our body that we poke and wince at every time we strip down for a shower – or for other activities.

Have diet and exercise failed to reduce those pockets of unwanted fat on your body? Then liposuction with Dr. Scott Rotatori may provide the help you want. Liposuction is designed to improve body shape and remove stubborn fat from areas such as the face and neck, upper arms, abdomen, thighs, buttocks, hips, knees, calves, ankles and male breasts.

Get the Red Carpet Look with Our New Oxylight Facial

By Orlando Florida Plastic Surgery

Do you wonder how celebrities always seem to have beautiful, glowing skin? Hint: they weren’t born with it. While there are many skin care treatments out there, the latest, and most sought after treatment is the Oxylight Facial. The Oxylight “Red Carpet Facial” uses the latest technology by infusing oxygen into your skin with little recovery time.

Don’t wait! Now is the perfect time to get that perfect skin. You can look younger and more beautiful without going through advanced surgery and having a lengthy downtime. But with all of the acne treatments, micro-needling and chemical peels out there, what is the best treatment for you?

Dr. Rotatori is an experienced board certified plastic surgeon that is known in the Orlando community as trustworthy, caring and skilled. He has achieved widespread recognition for his outstanding work in breast surgery, facial cosmetic surgery and body contouring. He is well known for his surgical expertise and artistic skills. Patients come from all over Florida to get the results that Dr. Rotatori’s skill, personal commitment and experience can offer.

What is a Body Lift Procedure? A body lift procedure improves the shape and tone by removing excess skin and the underlying fat. Excess sagging fat and skin are caused in part by poor tissue elasticity. A complete lower body lift surgery treats the buttocks, abdomen, waist, hips and thighs in one procedure.

Patients who undergo breast reduction surgery in the Orlando area frequently seek relief from physical symptoms caused by the excessive weight of large breasts. Breast reduction usually can solve these problems as well as improve the size and shape of your breasts. Following breast reduction surgery, your breasts will be more proportional to the rest of your body, and clothes will fit you better.

Liposuction has become one of the country’s most popular cosmetic surgery procedures. When performed properly by a skilled surgeon, it is quick, safe, and works. With the tremendous growth in the demand for this procedure, it seems like doctors everywhere are offering liposuction.

As anyone who has gone through the process can tell you, choosing the right doctor to perform your liposuction can be both time-consuming and frustrating. Even after you’ve narrowed down the list of surgeons to those properly qualified, it then comes down to choosing the right one for you.

In "I Feel Bad About My Neck," Nora Ephron gave voice to generations of women who have been silently hiding their necks in turtlenecks, scarves, and boas. Her blunt advice is to start concealing the neck at age 43. "Our faces are lies and our necks are the truth. You have to cut open a redwood tree to see how old it is, but you wouldn't if it had a neck." Sure, she had a point. But there is an equal embarrassment perched right above the neck: the sagging jawline.

When considering your options with plastic surgery, there are many factors to weigh. Among the various considerations, such as cost of surgery, aftercare and recovery and the potential risks and complications, preparing for the initial consultation and finding a qualified board-certified plastic surgeon should be at the top of the list. However, along with credentials, hospital privileges and accomplishments, our Dr. Rotatori before and after photos can play a vital role in your plastic surgery decision making process.

With the development of treatments such as BOTOX® Cosmetic, Restylane, Radiesse and quality skin care products in Winter Park, patients have a wide range of choices to help with facial rejuvenation. Although these treatments can provide temporary improvement, many patients have a difficult time choosing between nonsurgical facial rejuvenation and a facelift.

If you’re trying to lose weight, seeing those extra pounds start to melt away is exciting. But remember, you can’t always control where you’re losing the weight – it’s going to come off across your entire body, not just in one or two “target areas.”

Plastic surgeons are trained to perform surgery. What many people do not realize is that only some of the 24 medical specialties recognized by The American Board of Medical Specialties include surgical training, and plastic surgery is one that does.

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Patricia, Winter Park
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