Tag Archives: Plastic Surgery

The Albany Plastic Surgery Blog by Dr. William F. DeLuca




Post-Operative Care After Plastic Surgery

Post-operative care surgery helps patients achieve their optimal results. Most surgical patients experience some bruising and swelling that usually peaks at 3 days from surgery. Using our unique combination of tumescent technique, limited undermining, and carefully attention to bleeding, however, … Continue reading

Nothing But Neck – Kybella vs. Liposuction To Treat Neck Fat

Fullness of the neck due to excess neck fat can be treated with both invasive and non-invasive strategies. Removal of this fat can give better definition to the jaw like and neck and make patients look younger and more fit. … Continue reading

Do I Really Need A Breast Lift?

The decision to do a breast augmentation by itself versus a breast augmentation with a breast lift, however, is less based on patient preference and more dictated the saginess, the nipple position, and the ratio between the breast volume and … Continue reading

The Brazilian Butt Lift – Baby Got Back

There has always been a fascination with the posterior of women, however, over the last few years plastics surgeons have seen the demand for the Brazilian Butt Lift to skyrocket. This new found focus has still not eclipsed breast augmentation or liposuction … Continue reading

Clinical Diagnosis in Plastic Surgery by Dr. David Tauber

DeLuca Plastic Surgery would like to congratulate Dr. David Tauber on the publishing of the book, Clinical Diagnosis in Plastic Surgery. Clinical Diagnosis in Plastic Surgery systematically presents a collection of entities, syndromes, and diseases that are diagnosed and treated by plastic … Continue reading

Botox and Facial Fillers – The Fountain of Youth (Without The Knife)

Botox is an injectable used to lessen the movement of specific muscle of the face in an effort to target wrinkles created by the contraction of facial muscle groups. The areas that are treated most often include the forehead, the area between … Continue reading

Deciding On Your Best Option: Mid Facelift vs. Mini Facelift

There are multiple types of facelifts; determining which procedure is right for you can be difficult. We want to help our patients make the right choices concerning their personal appearance, so we’re going to help you select a procedure that … Continue reading

Breast Q&A: Will High Profile Breast Implants or Moderate Plus Give Me Natural Looking Breasts?

Question – Will High Profile breast implants give me natural looking breasts vs Moderate or Moderate Plus? I am 5’4″ 125lbs, 31″ ribcage, 34C (wanting at least a DD) and my breast measures 13cm wide. I told my PS I … Continue reading

What to Look for in a Plastic Surgeon (Presentation)

Slides from a recent info-session/open-house on plastic surgery – by Dr. DeLuca I’ve always enjoyed playing class professor for an hour or 2 during open-house style info-sessions/discussions that explore the ins and outs of a specific cosmetic procedure, new/innovative surgery … Continue reading

What we don't want here is "a failure to communicate"

I recently started answering questions on the plastic surgery Q&A website “Real Self” – it’s a neat new service that has the potential to be a truly great (they just need to improve a few key features which I plan to write about in a later blog post). That said, from reading and answering the many questions that come into my email each day I think what stands out most is the frequent lack of clear and completely open communication between patients and their doctors. Continue reading