July 02, 2015
As people age, the rate of hair growth slows. With age comes a natural thinning of the hair. Additionally, androgenic alopecia can affect men and women as well. This genetic condition predisposes men to have male pattern baldness usually beginning in the 20s. The hairline along the front and temple regions recedes. Hair progressively thin along the crown of the scalp (vertex) as well. Generalized thinning also occurs in these areas, which makes the scalp skin more visible. Women who are affected will usually begin losing their hair in their 40s or later, and they usually experience a more general thinning of the hair.
January 29, 2015
Rhinoplasty Surgery for Seattle patients by board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Scott Sattler at Sound Plastic Surgery
July 25, 2014
Dr. Scott Sattler summarizes cosmetic Botox injections for Seattle patients Why do aging faces have wrinkles ? The muscles of facial expression initiate and preserve the major lines and wrinkles of our faces. The ‘crow’s feet’ , ‘11 lines’ and forehead creases are the lines of facial expression than are most associated with facial aging. The sun also contributes to the very fine lines and wrinkles of facial skin as well. There is an important distinction between lines of facial expression and sun-aged skin. Sun-aged skin has very fine lines and wrinkles that are not perpetuated by the muscles of facial expression, and are not corrected with Botox. How can...
May 16, 2014
Breast Augmentation Breast augmentation surgery is a safe and reliable way to enhance breast shape and size. Breast enhancement using breast implants can give a woman more proportional shape and may improve self esteem. Breast augmentation surgery is an operation designed to improve the shape and volume of the breast. The operation addresses common breast aesthetic issues, such as lack of breast volume, flattened breast shape and drooping nipple position. The operation can be combined with breast lift (mastopexy) procedures to further enhance the breast form. To learn more about Breast Augmentation Surgery, including before and after photos, visit www.scottsattlermd.com
May 08, 2014
What is Breast Reduction Surgery? A breast reduction (reduction mammoplasty) is a surgical procedure that reduces breast weight to improve both biomechanical function and aesthetics. After breast reduction surgery, the breast is ‘lighter’ and has a better shape. Many women with heavy and pendulous breasts suffer from neck pain, back pain and head aches for many decades of life. Self-consciousness in social settings and the inability to find properly fitting clothing are also frequent concerns. A breast reduction can significantly improve these functional and aesthetic issues. Patient satisfaction with breast reduction surgery is extremely high. When the American Society of Plastic Surgeons surveyed a large group of women after breast reduction surgery recently, over 95% of patients responded that they would have the surgery done again. Breast reduction surgery consistently ranks at the top of patient satisfaction surveys for all procedures performed b...
June 27, 2013
What is a facelift ? A 'facelift' is a relatively generic term that describes a set of procedures designed to rejuvenate the appearance of the face and neck. There are a variety of 'styles' of facelift procedures- some simple and others quite complex. The basic idea behind a good facelift operation is to reposition facial soft tissues (fat) in a more youthful position, and correct laxity of the soft tissues that support facial and neck skin. While it might make sense intuitively to just tighten the skin, such a 'skin only' facelift does not have the lifting 'power' and longevity of a good bi-planar facelift. What is a bi-planar facelift ? In a quality facelift, the skin is ..
January 07, 2013
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery with Scott Sattler MD FACS, a board certified plastic surgeon in the Bellevue and Seattle WA region
January 07, 2013
Liposuction is a cosmetic surgical procedure that sculpts and shapes the tummy, flanks, hips, thighs, arms and neck performed by Dr. Scott Sattler, plastic surgeon in the Seattle metro area