Aesthetica Surgery & Spa Blog

Facelifts: How Long Do They Really Last?

If you are researching whether you’re ready for a facelift, you are likely one step closer to your new rejuvenated look. And with this decision-making process comes a number of questions you’ve likely been thinking about—specifically, what procedure will give you the best results and how long will the new youthful look really last? Facelifts have evolved over the past … Read more

Do Breast Implants Expire?

If you have done your homework on breast augmentation with implants here in Columbus, Ohio, you may have come across claims that breast implants have to be replaced every ten years. Although it is true, many women choose to replace their implants around this time, that doesn’t always mean a complication or “expired” implant is to blame. If breast implants … Read more

Silver Linings

While the last few months have had many challenges, there have been multiple silver linings that I have discovered upon reflecting about 2020. Many of the same challenges that had a downside, also had an upside that outweighed the negative. And almost every instance of the difficulty had this aspect when approached from another viewpoint.  The COVID-19 Shutdown First, let … Read more

Transgender Breast Augmentation Presents Unique Challenges

Breast implant selection before Top Surgery.

The transgender breast augmentation differs from a traditional breast augmentation in many important ways. These differences make choosing a board-certified plastic surgeon in the Columbus area even more important during this phase of your journey.  The common breast augmentation is not the same operation that is needed for the transgender patient. The basics are similar, but there are nuances that make … Read more

Eyelids: The “Gateway” Procedure

A woman pleased with her eyelid surgery.

“People ask me if I am feeling OK or if I am tired” is the way the consultation usually starts for eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) at my Columbus, Ohio-area practice. It’s understandable; how many times have you looked in the mirror in the morning and thought, “I look tired,” even though you just woke up? If this describes you, it might … Read more

Facelift—Is It Time? 

A woman contemplating getting a facelift.

“How do I know when I should have a facelift?” is one of the most common questions I hear as a board-certified plastic surgeon. My patients also frequently ask questions such as, “What is the difference between a mini lift, a fast lift, and a liquid lift?” and “Who is the best surgeon to do it?” That’s not to mention the … Read more

Pro-Nox Is Here!

A woman enjoying a painless filler treatment thanks to Pro-Nox

Are you worried about having your next filler appointment or procedure and the pain it might cause? Worry no more! We now have the in-office pain- and worry-remover that can help you during your next treatment. As a plastic surgeon in Columbus, Ohio, in practice for over 24 years, I have seen many patients fret about the pain involved in … Read more

Breast Implants: Can They Make You Sick?

Women with questions regarding breast implants.

Breast Implants Blamed for Memory, Hair, and Energy Loss I’ve had a recent upsurge in phone calls from former breast augmentation patients in Columbus, Ohio, regarding their breast implants. Often, these patients have seen a news story or a social media post that has them questioning their own breast implant situation and feeling quite confused. The social media posts generally … Read more

I Was the Patient! Reflections of a Breast Augmentation Surgeon

Dr. Taylor's hand injury.

I was the patient! News Flash: I am a really bad patient! As a plastic surgeon offering procedures such as breast augmentation, tummy tuck, and facelift in Columbus, Ohio, I do surgery almost every day. And I, too, have had some surgery. My personal list includes 3 breast augmentations, liposuction 3 times, as well as a tubal and ablation. But … Read more

The A-List 2020

A couple kick starting the year with a run.

Welcome to the A-list 2020! Over the next year, we invite you to follow along with us as we discuss, and hopefully tackle, some of our most frustrating personal issues, from the battle of the bulge to the battle in the bedroom (I am referring to the snoring issue—this is a PG-rated blog!). Each month we’ll focus on an issue … Read more

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