Last updated 12 months ago
Denise Mann recently wrote a wonderful article about Jennifer Walden’s (MD) life as a mother and plastic surgeon, balancing family commitments with work and the challenges she faced during her recent move from Manhattan to Austin, Texas.
After a little marketing and development of a plan, she had patients by the time she landed in Texas, settling into her new practice with her staff.
She also became a single mother at the age of 39 through in vitro fertilisation (IVF) which is another challenge in itself. Putting off a family and motherhood to become a plastic surgeon resulted in delaying having children.
Her most popular procedure in Austin, Texas is breast augmentation and mastopexy (breast lift).
Her article also mentions that plastic surgery is still a male-dominated field but that times are changing as “women seek out other women”. Communities are also supporting female plastic surgeons more and more and they are seen as role models and supportive figures.
Walden says that her mother has been a huge supporting factor and she is very happy with how thinks have turned out.
Dr Anh Nguyen offers comprehensive complimentary consultations for patients in the comfort of rooms with an all-female team of cosmetic consultants and nursing staff and dermal and beauty therapists. She will discuss your concerns, assess your expectations and suitability for surgery and will personalise a treatment plan for each woman. Dr Anh will also explain what is involved in the surgery and show you before and after photos and answer your questions. Dr Anh practices out of Sculpt Surgery in Nedlands, Perth and you can call her practice on (08) 6555 3480.
Last updated 12 months ago
On the 22nd of May, Dr Anh Nguyen and Neda from Sculpt surgery travelled to Melbourne to participate in Liz Wiseman's Multipliers: How The Best Leaders Inspire Their Team And Make Everything Smarter.
You can read more about what the event involved at The Growth Faculty.
Last updated 11 months ago
Cellulite is a problem faced by 80 to 90% of all women, but it’s not an easy one to fix. There are a number of factors that can contribute to the formation of cellulite, from smoking, age, genetics or poor diet. That said, by eating healthily and taking regular exercise, you can reduce your chances of forming cellulite in the first place or at least work on reducing any that you may have.
There are many simple exercises that can efficiently discourage the formation of cellulite like squats, push-ups and cardiovascular exercise like jogging. When trying to stop cellulite forming in specific places, such as on your bum or stomach, it is important to target specific parts of your body.
Having a personal trainer, fitness professional or medical advisor provide you with instructions on useful exercise can also help you identify what kind of practices you should be adding into a routine.
Once you have been given your fitness routine, start practising your new exercise routine as soon as possible to minimise the chances of forming new pockets of cellulite. It is important to remember that once cellulite appears, it is harder to remove so you are better off doing the exercise now to avoid it or at least work hard through exercise and diet to reduce it.
While you can help to discourage the formation of cellulite with exercises and by cutting down the amount of fat in your diet, it’s can’t always be removed with exercise and diet alone. For advice about the ways cosmetic surgery procedures can help you address parts of your body you’re not happy with, get in touch with Dr Anh Nguyen, a female plastic surgeon based at Sculpt Surgery in Nedlands, Perth by calling 08 6555 3480.
Last updated 11 months ago
Exercise is a great way to help your legs and bum stay toned and fit, but fitting a routine into your normal day isn’t always easy. In this short video, you’ll see a few simple exercises specifically targeting the muscles in your legs and bottom that will take a short amount of time but provide a good result.
The video is one of a series of five created by athlete Eloise Wellings and her brother Lenny. Her clear instructions and demonstrations are great for helping you understand how the exercises should be performed. Eloise also explains how many times you should repeat each exercise and which muscles you want to feel working hard as you perform them.
After watching this video, you should have all the exercises you need to create a short routine that will help tone your legs and the muscles in your bum. Eloise’s clear, conversational style makes it easy to understand the basics of all of the exercises she suggests as well as the areas each should be concentrating on.
If you’re struggling with pockets of stubborn fat or another problem that can’t be fixed by exercise alone, you may be considering cosmetic surgery as a solution. To speak to a female cosmetic surgeon who specialises in cosmetic surgery for women, call 08 6555 3480 and make an appointment at Dr Anh Nguyen's practice. Based in Perth, Dr Nguyen provides a wide range of surgical and non-surgical solutions for women.
Last updated 11 months ago
Despite our best efforts to combine healthy eating with an active and healthy lifestyle, it is often impossible to maintain our bodies after pregnancy and childbirth. Pregnancy and Childbirth brings the gift of new life and with it the joys of parenting. Despite the positive feelings of becoming a mother,many women are often confronted by the realization that their bodies have been changed forever.
After pregnancy, the abdominal muscles can remain weak causing bulging and the tummy skin can lose elasticity and remain stretched. After pregnancy and lactation, our breasts can lose shape, volume or perkiness and our nipples can enlarge and droop. Our labia can stretch and enlarge and the pelvic floor muscles can weaken.
For the women who bounce back close to their former self, congratulations on achieving an amazing feat (often great genetics help too!). The reality for many women is though is that no amount of diet, exercise, vitamins or creams can restore the breasts and body and tone of the skin and muscles to their pre-pregnancy state.
Whilst many women accept their post-pregnancy body as part of life, many of them are understandably dissatisfied with their appearance and lose confidence in how they look and feel. In many cases, a mummy makeover can help improve the appearance of the post-pregnancy body closer to that of a yummy mummy.
As a mother of two children, I truly understand what the female body goes through during and after pregnancy and appreciate how many women feel about their bodies and themselves as they try to manage the new role of motherhood while they battle with adjusting to their new bodies and frustratingly attempt to get their old bodies back – often without great success. Sometimes plastic surgery can help give mothers get the yummy mummy bodies they hope for.
I see a lot of mothers who have lamented about feeling less confident in their clothes because of their bulging tummy and loose overhanging skin. Despite countless abdominal crunches and pilates, these women cannot seem to get the flat tummy back that they had before. I frequently hear women tell of how they feel less sexy because their breasts sag or how they have lost their shape or have become deflated. Then there are other women who get irritation with their enlarged labia and feel self-conscious about how it looks to their partners.
Mummy makeovers can help give mothers back their body confidence. Mummy makeovers are plastic surgery procedures that can reshape and recontour the body to that of a yummy mummy. A tummy tuck can remove excess skin as well as tighten the muscle wall creating an internal corset. A breast lift can reshape and lift sagging breasts. A breast lift in combination with breast implants can restore the volume and firmness of deflated breasts as well as lift them to a more youthful position. A labiaplasty can reduce the size of enlarged labia minora. Radiofrequency skin tightening can help improve the elasticity of skin and reduce the appearance of cellulite.
Dr Anh Nguyen offers comprehensive complimentary consultations for busy mums in the comfort of rooms with an all-female team of cosmetic consultants and nursing staff and dermal and beauty therapists. She and her team will find out what your concerns are, assess your expectations and suitability for surgery, examine each area of concern and then will personalise a treatment plan for each woman. Dr Anh will explain what is involved in the surgery and show you before and after photos and answer your questions. As a mum, it is her goal to help every mum look great and feel even better. Dr Anh practices out of Sculpt Surgery in Nedlands, Perth. You can call to book a consultation on (08) 6555 3480.