What Every Plastic Surgery Patient Should Know About Board Certification

When you need help with a big life decision, such as a change in career, you may call a trusted friend or family member to get their advice. You know they’ll take the time to listen to your worries and concerns and offer you their opinion based on their personal life experience.  » Read more

What Are My Breast Implant Options? Dr. Mahony on Silicone Implants, Saline, and the IDEAL IMPLANT®

Women who had a breast augmentation done twenty years ago were limited in their choices for implants, stuck with a choice between the two breast implant options on the market: saline implants and silicone gel implants. The FDA continued to approve saline and silicone gel implants throughout the years, but as neither option greatly improved,  » Read more

3 Advantages of Doing a Threadlift in October

Threadlift face and neck
A non-surgical way to get lift and tightening of the face is perfect for Fall!

The PDO Threadlift has become increasingly popular at our Westport office since introducing it this Spring!   We’re all interested in nonsurgical procedures that add value in maintaining, or improving, the quality of our facial skin and contour.  » Read more

Dr. Ellen Mahony on Breast Implants, Patient Education, Safety, and Satisfaction

Breast Implant Patient Education and Satisfaction

We all set certain expectations for our lives, and it can be frustrating when they don’t pan out exactly as we would have hoped. As our bodies change, whether because of pregnancy, weight loss, or aging, some of us can feel like reality has failed to meet our expectations. Thankfully,  » Read more

IDEAL IMPLANT Structured Breast Implants Have “The Best Safety Profile”

Structured Breast Implants have the best safety profile

“Research shows that when two choices are offered, many people simple stick with them.”* In the past, women had two choices for breast implants: silicone gel or saline.  Some women were concerned about possible rippling with traditional saline implants,  » Read more

Uh-oh…I think I may have “over done” it this summer!

vampire facial

I have to confess that after 10 years of sun avoidance, THIS summer I dove in head first…literally.  I can’t explain what came over me but I think it had to do with all of the leg surgery I had these last three years and having been super limited (crutches) from my usual summer activity.   » Read more

Hidden Truths about Cool Sculpting: Beware the “Easy Fix!”

I see quite a few people every year who have failed Cool Sculpting and arrive in my office with complaints about contour irregularities, asymmetry, as well as insufficient shaping and slimming.  Although these issues are significant, they are not nearly as problematic as the increasing numbers of people I now treat with Paradoxical Adipose Hyperplasia (PAH).  » Read more


Remember when I said I would be bringing the Thread Lift to Westport this Summer???  Well, it’s here and it’s awesome!  Stephanie and I were busy all day on Monday treating friends and family with PDO Thread Lifts (PDO stands for Polydioxanone, the material that the threads are made with) and,  » Read more

Transformation is on my mind!


Memorial Day has come and gone and we’re officially into the summer months after a long Winter and an even longer “Spring”. Seemingly overnight we’ve moved from dull, grey, cold weather to warm weather and an explosion of blossoming and green! The ability of nature to transform itself so quickly and dramatically amazes me every year.  » Read more

Dr. Ellen Mahony on WGCH-AM


Dr. Mahony had a great time this week talking about how much she loves the IDEAL implant on WGCH-AM radio with talk show hosts, Meredith Bach and Kim Berns. They had great questions about these natural feel and natural looking saline implants that are so safe!

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