Dina Eliopoulos, MD
Does Laser Stretch Mark Removal Work?
June 1st, 2023 — by Dina Eliopoulos
Thick or thin, male or female, no matter the age — for some people, stretch marks are unavoidable. Stretch marks, also referred to as striae, are stripe or line-like lesions that develop when the skin grows rapidly. Considered a cosmetic issue, stretch marks can present as white, pink, or red and often appear during pregnancy, after weight gain, or throughout hormonal shifts, such as puberty. You can also be genetically predisposed to develop stretch marks.
When It Comes to Body Sculpting Treatments, It’s Not a One Size Fits All Solution
April 27th, 2023 @ 11:00 AM — by Dina Eliopoulos
Advances in medical technology have turbocharged the sheer number of body sculpting treatments available in Boston and the surrounding areas.
Diode Laser Hair Removal vs IPL: Which Laser Hair Removal Treatment is Right for You?
March 31st, 2023 — by Dina Eliopoulos
Both men and women can have darker, coarser hair appear in unwanted places, impacting their level of comfort and confidence, especially when facing a more revealing summer or vacation wardrobe.
9 Skin Care Treatments for Every Age Group
February 27th, 2023 — by Dina Eliopoulos
Throughout life, your skin is constantly changing. Whether it's skin tone, laxity, or discoloration from photodamage from years spent in the sun, you can expect your skin to be a reflection of your lifestyle, age, and habits. As a Boston Board-certified plastic surgeon, I want every patient to look at their reflection and see all the things they love — not pinpoint problems with their skin health that have lingered for months, years, or even decades.
Boston Facial Rejuvenation Expert Reveals the Sources (and Solutions) for Dull Skin
January 27th, 2023 — by Dina Eliopoulos
Have you slathered on layers of moisturizer, purchased expensive night cream, and still woken up to dull, lackluster skin? You're not alone. Most patients arrive at The Center for Plastic Surgery confident they need to see a Boston facial rejuvenation expert but unsure of the exact source of their current skin concerns — or how to solve them. That's where I come in!
Liposuction 101: Recovery
December 28th, 2022 — by Dina Eliopoulos
Liposuction is an easy, highly effective outpatient surgery, meaning you’ll usually get to go home after treatment to recover. However, like with any cosmetic surgery, there is some downtime to be anticipated. If you’ve been contemplating body contouring procedures to achieve a more proportionate or shapely figure, here’s what you need to know about liposuction recovery time, from consultation to post-op.
7 Essential Winter Skincare Tips
December 1st, 2022 — by Dina Eliopoulos
Make sure you take the time this season to treat yourself as you're treating others. With the right combination of medspa treatments and an at-home skincare routine, you can protect your skin all winter long and maintain a hydrated, healthy glow throughout the holidays. Here are the 7 winter skincare tips I recommend to achieve glowing, hydrated skin during Boston’s dry winter months.
3 Treatments to Smooth Turkey Neck and Tech Neck: BOTOX®, FaceTite™, and Morpheus8 Microneedling
October 28th, 2022 — by Dina Eliopoulos
Turkey neck or tech neck — whatever you prefer to call it, I frequently see patients concerned about the appearance of their necks. Both men and women are susceptible to a reduction in skin tone as part of the natural aging process. Other factors, such as weight loss, sun exposure, and genetics, can also accelerate the appearance of loose skin and lines, which is often referred to as turkey neck.
The Truth About Chemical Peels: 7 Common Myths Debunked
September 28th, 2022 — by Dina Eliopoulos
Maybe you’ve seen the infamous Sex and the City episode where Samantha receives a chemical peel that goes awry, or perhaps you’ve simply convinced yourself that the idea of chemical exfoliants on your face just isn’t for you. Either way, the number of chemical peel myths circulating the internet could make anyone pause before scheduling an appointment for what I consider one of the fastest and easiest ways to rejuvenate your skin!
5 IPL Photofacial Benefits that My Patients Rave About
September 1st, 2022 — by Dina Eliopoulos
Coming off summer vacation, many of my patients find that they’re ready to address some of the facial imperfections created or exacerbated by an increase in sun exposure, such as sun spots or ‘brown spots.’ While makeup can help cover minor sun damage, some medspa treatments, specifically an Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) photofacial, provides patients with a deep level of skin rejuvenation to help them enjoy a more evenly toned complexion, with or without makeup.
Minimize Sun Spots on Your Face
July 29th, 2022 — by Dina Eliopoulos
While it’s impossible to completely avoid the sun and its harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays, it is 100% possible to decrease the chance of sun spots developing on the face and body. Take a look at several of the most effective medspa treatments and products I recommend to minimize sun spots and prevent future dark spots from developing.
Debunking the Common Myths About Botox & Dermal Fillers
July 6th, 2022 — by Dina Eliopoulos
It’s not surprising that Botox® and other injectables are among the most popular non-surgical cosmetic treatments, requiring little to no downtime and often providing faster results than other medical or surgical treatments.
Maintain Your Summer Glow With These 3 Skin Treatments
June 6th, 2022 — by Dina Eliopoulos
Summer is a time of warm weather and relaxation, but it’s not the time to take a vacation from your skincare! In fact, the more time you spend outside means more sun exposure, which can damage your skin if not correctly protected.
Get Your Body Back With a Mommy Makeover
May 5th, 2022 — by Dina Eliopoulos
Desiring to restore their flatter tummies and body contours to their pre-pregnancy state, many decide to consider surgical options after not seeing the results that diet and exercise alone can provide. The mommy makeover procedure is designed to restore a mother's body to its pre-pregnancy shape and enhance individual features.
Vaginal Rejuvenation: Could Your Overall Feminine Well-Being Benefit?
April 15th, 2022 — by Dina Eliopoulos
Today’s surgical and non-surgical vaginal rejuvenation treatments can help not only improve the appearance of the vaginal tissues, but also increase sensation and sexual pleasure, and if needed, improve urinary incontinence concerns.
Radiofrequency Skin Tightening Treatment for Wrinkle Reduction and Skin Resurfacing
March 28th, 2022 — by Dina Eliopoulos
RF treatment for skin tightening and resurfacing is available for a wide range of areas on the face and body.
CoolSculpting vs. Lipo vs. BodyTite: Understanding Today’s Fat Reduction Treatment Options
January 31st, 2022 — by Dina Eliopoulos
The pros & cons of CoolSculpting vs. Lipo and which fat reduction treatment will best meet your aesthetic goals.
Turning Back the Hands of Time with Morpheus8 Radiofrequency Microneedling
January 12th, 2022 — by Dina Eliopoulos
Did you know that starting in your 20’s, your collagen production will start to decline, and this continues to accelerate in our 30s and 40s. But have no fear, Morpheus8 is here!
The IDEAL Implant is the “Ideal Option” for Breast Augmentation
July 2, 2018 @ 3:30 PM — by Dina Eliopoulos
As a woman myself, I feel like I can especially understand women’s goals and concerns when they are trying to decide if breast augmentation is right for them.
In Honor of Father’s Day… Let’s Talk Men!
June 4, 2018 @ 1:30 PM — by Dina Eliopoulos
Whether it be our dads, granddads, brothers, boyfriends, husbands, friends, we want to highlight gentlemen this month.
May is the perfect month to learn about a Mommy Makeover with Dr. Eliopoulos
May 1, 2018 @ 4:00 PM — by Dina Eliopoulos
In this month’s Newsletter I want to celebrate all mothers who give so much of themselves to their families and loved ones.
Gummy... Gummier... Gummiest!
Apr 12, 2018 @ 1:00 PM — by Dina Eliopoulos
Dr. Eliopoulos chats about silicone gel implants to help you determine which look is right for you.
Resuming Exercise after Plastic Surgery: A Timeline
Mar 11, 2017 @ 10:00 AM — by Dina Eliopoulos
Read here to learn more about when plastic surgery patients can resume exercise in this exercise timeline after plastic surgery.
Is the Thigh Lift Procedure Right for You?
Feb 7, 2017 @ 10:00 AM — by Dina Eliopoulos
Patients that wish to improve the appearance of their thighs by tightening excess skin may be good candidates for thigh lift surgery.
Recovering from Plastic Surgery: Arm Lift Recovery
Jan 11, 2017 @ 01:00 PM — by Dina Eliopoulos
Find out what it is like to recover from arm lift surgery. Learn how long it takes to get back to work and resume your normal exercise routine.
Breast Reduction Recovery Timeline: What to Expect
Dec 8, 2016 @ 12:00 PM — by Dina Eliopoulos
Patients who undergo breast reduction surgery require a healing period. Learn more about the breast reduction recovery timeline here.
Lifestyle Changes to Make before Plastic Surgery
Nov 10, 2016 @ 11:00 AM — by Dina Eliopoulos
Making lifestyle changes before plastic surgery can help improve recovery and ensure optimum results.
Breast Augmentation vs. Breast Lift: Which Is Right for You?
Oct 7, 2016 @ 09:48 AM — by Dina Eliopoulos
Breast surgery can improve the appearance of the breasts. Learn more about your options in this overview of breast augmentation versus breast lift.
Facelift Recovery Timeline: What to Expect
Sep 13, 2016 @ 11:57 AM — by Dina Eliopoulos
Before undergoing facelift surgery, it's important to understand the recovery process. Learn more about the facelift recovery timeline.
Restore Your Figure with a Mommy Makeover
Aug 6, 2016 @ 09:00 AM — by Dina Eliopoulos
Mommy makeover candidates are regaining their confidence and pride in their bodies with treatment from Dr. Dina Eliopoulos.
A Slim, Sculpted Stomach Is Possible with Abdominal Liposuction
Jul 8, 2016 @ 09:00 AM — by Dina Eliopoulos
Abdominal liposuction can help get rid of stubborn belly fat and create a sculpted, toned stomach. Find out if abdominal liposuction is right for you.
Smile Once Again: Treatment Options for Frown Lines
May 7, 2016 @ 09:00 AM — by Dina Eliopoulos
If you suffer from frown lines on your brow, there are several surgical and non-surgical solutions available to you.
Best Treatments For Removing Nasolabial Folds
Apr 6, 2016 @ 10:14 AM — by Dina Eliopoulos
If you are unhappy with the appearance of deep “laugh lines,” treatment for nasolabial folds may be right for you.
Treatment for Marionette Lines: No Strings to Tie You Down
Mar 8, 2016 @ 05:13 PM — by Dina Eliopoulos
To treat marionette lines, patients have a number of options, including dermal filler injections and facial plastic surgery.
Crow's Feet: Finding the Right Treatment Option
Feb 5, 2016 @ 10:50 AM — by Dina Eliopoulos
When it comes to treating crow's feet, BOTOX® injections and various non-surgical skin resurfacing techniques are ideal.
Areola Reduction with Breast Surgery: Ensuring a Natural Look
Dec 5, 2015 @ 10:00 AM — by Dina Eliopoulos
Areola reduction can be performed in conjunction with breast surgery to ensure the most natural-looking results possible when necessary.
Understanding the Transaxillary Breast Augmentation Incision Method
Nov 4, 2015 @ 11:58 AM — by Dina Eliopoulos
Transaxillary breast augmentation surgery means a hidden incision made in the armpit. Let's consider the pros and cons.
Should You Choose Areolar Incisions for Breast Surgery?
Oct 6, 2015 @ 10:51 AM — by Dina Eliopoulos
Dr. Eliopoulos can perform your breast augmentation surgery with areolar incisions. This versatile method will result in negligible scarring.
Improve the Appearance of the Arms with Cosmetic Treatment
Sep 5, 2015 @ 09:00 AM — by Dina Eliopoulos
Plastic surgeon Dina A. Eliopoulos offers a number of cosmetic treatments that can improve the appearance of the arms.
Cosmetic Treatment Options for the Thighs
Aug 6, 2015 @ 11:20 AM — by Dina Eliopoulos
There are many options to cosmetically enhance the appearance of the thighs, including thigh lift, liposuction, and laser hair removal.
Breaking Down the Cost: Breast Augmentation Surgery
Jul 7, 2015 @ 11:28 AM — by Dina Eliopoulos
The cost of breast augmentation surgery can vary a fair amount. Monthly financing and other payment plans can help pay for the procedure.
The Inframammary Breast Augmentation Technique
May 8, 2015 @ 10:36 AM — by Dina Eliopoulos
Inframammary breast augmentation incisions are made beneath the breast, allowing surgeons excellent ability to place and position implants.
How Breast Implant Profiles Affect Augmentation Surgery Results
Apr 8, 2015 @ 10:43 AM — by Dina Eliopoulos
Breast implant profile refers to the amount of forward projection and cleavage that is created. Augmentation surgery results depend on profile as much as size.
Candidates for Face Lift: Facial Rejuvenation Surgery
Mar 11, 2015 @ 10:23 AM — by Dina Eliopoulos
A face lift can reduce wrinkles and sagging in the middle portion of the face. It is a good wrinkle reduction and anti-aging option.
Breast Reduction Techniques to Relieve the Burden of Overly Sized Breasts
Feb 9, 2015 @ 10:00 AM — by Dina Eliopoulos
Dr. Dina A. Eliopoulos discusses the techniques that patients can undergo when they choose to have breast reduction surgery.
Who Says You Can’t Have It All? - Breast Lift after Pregnancy
Jan 7, 2015 @ 02:03 PM — by Dina Eliopoulos
A woman should be able to have children without having to sacrifice her figure - right? Thanks to breast lift surgery, she can.
Selecting Implant Size for Breast Augmentation Surgery
Nov 5, 2014 @ 10:00 AM — by Dina Eliopoulos
Plastic surgeon Dina A. Eliopoulos guides patients through the important process of selecting the best implant size for breast augmentation surgery.
Tighten the Abdomen, Hips, and Lower Back with an Extended Tummy Tuck
Oct 8, 2014 @ 09:00 AM — by Dina Eliopoulos
Dr. Dina Eliopoulos can offer patients a tighter and more toned midsection and lower back through the extended tummy tuck procedure.
Abdominoplasty Using the Mini Tummy Tuck Technique
Sep 5, 2014 @ 09:00 AM — by Dina Eliopoulos
For patients who are looking simply to refine their abdominal contours, the mini tummy tuck provides a potentially ideal solution.
Determining if Small Breast Implants Are Right for Your Breast Augmentation Procedure
Aug 5, 2014 @ 09:00 AM — by Dina Eliopoulos
Plastic surgeon Dina Eliopoulos discusses the pros and cons of small breast implants for breast augmentation surgery.
The Pros and Cons of “Going Big” with Large Breast Implants
Jul 7, 2014 @ 11:57 AM — by Dina Eliopoulos
Is there such thing as too large when it comes to breast implants? Read and find out the pros and cons of going big through breast augmentation surgery.
Breast Lift Techniques and Their Benefits
Jun 5, 2014 @ 09:00 AM — by Dina Eliopoulos
If you are looking to improve the position and firmness of your breasts, a breast lift may be able to help. Here are the various ways in which a breast lift can be performed.
What You Need to Know About Medical Insurance Coverage for Breast Reduction Surgery
May 6, 2014 @ 09:58 AM — by Dina Eliopoulos
There are a number of matters that people need to keep in mind if they want to receive medical insurance coverage for their breast reduction surgery. Read on to learn more about these matters.
Facelift Side Effects: What to Expect
Apr 3, 2014 @ 12:39 PM — by Dina Eliopoulos
Understanding facelift side effects and what you can expect as you heal will help you plan a quick recovery and return to daily life.
Tummy Tuck Recovery Timeline
Mar 6, 2014 @ 02:55 PM — by Dina Eliopoulos
Patients learn the general recovery timeline following tummy tuck surgery with Dr. Dina A. Eliopoulos.
Common Areas of the Body for Liposuction
Feb 7, 2014 @ 12:30 PM — by Dina Eliopoulos
Liposuction is ideal for getting rid of troubling fat deposits and smoothing your contour. Learn about common treatment areas.
Saline Breast Implants vs. Silicone Breast Implants
Jan 7, 2014 @ 11:32 AM — by Dina Eliopoulos
Saline breast implants and silicone breast implants have a number of pros and cons to consider. Find out about advantages and disadvantages of these kinds of breast implants.
Tumescent Liposuction Technique
Dec 10, 2013 @ 03:54 PM — by Dina Eliopoulos
Plastic surgeon Dina A. Elipoulos offers her patients one of the latest advances in liposuction with the tumescent liposuction technique.
How to Reduce Breast Augmentation Scars
Nov 14, 2013 @ 11:35 AM — by Dina Eliopoulos
Find out how you can reduce the appearance of breast augmentation scars.
Liposuction Prices and Payment Options
Oct 15, 2013 @ 10:51 AM — by Dina Eliopoulos
Liposuction is a great option to consider if you have pockets of fat that won't respond to diet or exercise. Let's look at the average cost of treatment and what it means for patients.
Oct 2, 2013 @ 04:37 PM — by Dina Eliopoulos
Hyperpigmentation A question that many of my patients ask me is, “What is the most common skin condition you treat?” Although there are many, the most common skin condition is brown spots of the face, otherwise known as hyperpigmentation. Hyperpigmentation is often referred to as sun damage, brown spots, sun spots, liver spots, freckles or melasma and can be unsightly for many people.
Breast Augmentation Recovery Timeline
Sep 15, 2013 @ 01:31 PM — by Dina Eliopoulos
Recovering from any kind of surgery is a process, and breast augmentation is no different. We'd like to take a few moments right now to go over some of the basics regarding breast augmentation and what to expect after the surgery has been performed.
Exilis Elite System for Treatment of Skin Tightening and Fat Reduction
Aug 28, 2013 @ 12:28 PM — by Dina Eliopoulos
I am excited to start a new blog on a highly effective treatment here at the Center for Plastic Surgery. Now with Exilis Elite™, I can offer my patients a non-invasive way to achieve fat melting and skin tightening! Since the inception of my practice in 2000, I have always felt that it was important to be able to offer patients not only surgical procedures for facial rejuvenation and body contouring, but also non-invasive treatments.
Your Skin Care Consultation with our Medical Esthetician
Aug 12, 2013 @ 11:00 AM — by Dina Eliopoulos
Our Chelmsford Medical Esthetician explains her in-depth skin care consultations with her patients. Let's look at how she can formulate an individualized skin care treatment plan just for you.
The Risks and Benefits of SmartLipo Treatment
Aug 5, 2013 @ 01:11 PM — by Dina Eliopoulos
SmartLipo is an excellent improvement on traditional liposuction surgery. Let's look at how this laser-assisted liposuction treatment can be of great benefit to you.
The Different Types of Tummy Tuck
Jul 15, 2013 @ 12:10 PM — by Dina Eliopoulos
Chelmsford patients have options when it comes to tummy tucks. Read here to learn about mini, traditional, and extended tummy tucks.
Brow Lift Recovery
Dec 22, 2012 @ 12:00 PM — by Dina Eliopoulos
Chelmsford patients who come to Dr. Dina Eliopoulos for brow lift surgery should be well prepared for the recovery period.
Liposuction Side Effects and Risks
Dec 12, 2012 @ 12:00 PM — by Dina Eliopoulos
We offer our Chelmsford patients this overview of possible liposuction side effects and risks.
Neck Lift Surgery
Nov 21, 2012 @ 02:10 PM — by Dina Eliopoulos
A neck lift surgery can greatly improve the overall contour and appearance of your face. It's ideal for tightening and trimming a sagging neckline. Let's look at the procedure in a little detail right now so you understand what to expect.
Male Plastic Surgery
Nov 6, 2012 @ 11:46 AM — by Dina Eliopoulos
More and more men are undergoing plastic surgery in order to enhance their overall appearance. Let's take a moment right now to look at the most popular plastic surgery procedures for men and what they can achieve.
Skin Removal After Weight Loss
Oct 22, 2012 @ 10:42 AM — by Dina Eliopoulos
After you lose a lot of weight, you are going to experience a number of issues related to skin laxity. Loose skin and sagging skin are both common, but there are numerous body contouring treatments that can address these matters effectively.
Breast Implant Revision
Oct 10, 2012 @ 09:03 AM — by Dina Eliopoulos
Sometimes patients experience complications after undergoing a breast augmentation surgery, which means that a corrective surgery will need to be performed. This revision breast implant surgery is an important step to address a health problem and improve the overall appearance of the patient.
Thigh Lift Surgery
Sep 22, 2012 @ 09:13 AM — by Dina Eliopoulos
Thigh lift surgery is a great way to enhance the overall appearance of the legs and the lower body. The surgery is able to target the sides of the upper legs as well as the inner thighs, allowing for an incredible body contour.
Breast Lift Recovery
Sep 12, 2012 @ 10:09 AM — by Dina Eliopoulos
Breast lift surgery is an excellent option to consider if you want to improve the overall appearance, firmness, and perkiness of the breasts. Let's look at how the surgery is performed and what to expect as you recovery from the surgery.
Breast Augmentation Surgical Options
Aug 20, 2012 @ 05:02 AM — by Dina Eliopoulos
Chelmsford patients who would like a fuller, shapelier bust line can turn to Dr. Dina A. Eliopoulos for breast augmentation surgery.
Arm Lift Techniques
Aug 10, 2012 @ 05:55 AM — by Dina Eliopoulos
Arm lift with liposuction may be an ideal treatment for Chelmsford plastic surgery patients with excessive skin and fatty tissues of the upper arms.
Breast Reduction Candidates
Jul 25, 2012 @ 07:00 AM — by Dina Eliopoulos
Chelmsford plastic surgeon Dina A. Eliopoulos explains which breast surgery patients are good candidates for breast reduction.
Mommy Makeover Procedures
Jul 23, 2012 @ 12:29 PM — by Dina Eliopoulos
Learn more about mommy makeover procedures available at our Chelmsford practice; these treatments are designed to restore and enhance aesthetics after pregnancy.
Welcome to Our New Blog
Jul 11, 2012 @ 07:46 PM — by Dina Eliopoulos
Welcome to the new blog for Dr. Dina Eliopoulos! Check back here for new updates and information!