Dr. John M. Thomassen Wins RealSelf 100 Award (2015)

Dr. Thomassen has once more received the prestigious RealSelf 100 award for 2015. The RealSelf 100 are recognized both for having an outstanding record of consumer feedback and for providing credible, valuable insights, in response to consumer questions about plastic surgery. Dr. Thomassen’s contributions have put him at the top of 13,000 board certified doctors in the nation that are … Read More

Breast Implants — Fort Lauderdale Incision Location

There are many different incision options when it comes to breast augmentation surgery. The most popular incision location for placing breast implants is the inframammary fold, which is located underneath the breast where the chest and breast meet. The inframammary incision is generally inconspicuous, especially with modern post-surgical care. This location also allows more control for placement of the breast … Read More

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Tummy Tuck — Abdominoplasty Fort Lauderdale

The tummy tuck is a cosmetic surgery that aims to remove excessive amounts of sagging skin and other tissue around the stomach that has come about as result of pregnancy, massive weight loss, or aging. For many people, skin loses its elasticity over time and simply cannot return to its original firmness after being stretched because of weight loss or pregnancy. … Read More

Breast Reconstruction — Fort Lauderdale Mastectomy

One of the more important cosmetic procedures offered by board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. John Michael Thomassen is breast reconstruction after surgery. Women who are cancer survivors are often left stripped of their self-confidence and healthy self-image after having their breasts removed. Dr. Thomassen takes great pride helping to restore that confidence in women and give them back an important aspect … Read More

Brow Lift — Fort Lauderdale Facial Surgery

The brow lift procedure is a great surgical option for those looking to correct the sagging and drooping that occurs around the forehead due to aging. Over time, our skin’s ability to remain tight, firm and wrinkle free is compromised. An aging brow or forehead can give the appearance of anger or sadness. A brow lift can help correct this … Read More

What are the Different Types of Facelifts?

This is probably one of the most frequently asked questions regarding facelifts. There are so many different names used to describe facelifts that it can get confusing very quickly. In reality, all these different names refer to more often than not a very similar technique and sometimes a particular name is used not to differentiate a technique but rather to … Read More

Breast Lift — Fort Lauderdale Mastopexy Sagging

There are a number of reasons that lead to excess sagging breast skin. Aging and weight loss are two of the more common factors to consider. Unfortunately, women’s breasts are generally more susceptible to the forces of gravity than other parts of the body, especially after having kids and breastfeeding. This sagging effect can be surgically improved by board-certified plastic … Read More

Lip Dermal Filler — Fort Lauderdale Injectable

Lip augmentation is achieved in a variety of ways, including the use of soft-tissue fillers, fat transfers and surgical lip implants. With a procedure like this, it’s usually a good idea to start with the least invasive and least permanent option. The lip dermal filler is your best bet for the most conservative approach. Typically, lip augmentation is achieved by using one … Read More