How Liposuction can Benefit a Tummy Tuck

Are you dealing with stubborn fat pockets or sagging skin on the abdomen? If you said yes, then you understand the discomfort that it can cause, as well as the negative effect it can have on self-esteem. Thankfully, there are effective cosmetic procedures that can help to address these issues for a more confident […]

Liposuction vs Tummy Tuck

Many of us are living with stubborn areas of fat or flabby skin in the abdomen area. While there are a couple of procedures that can help to address these issues, how do you know which one is right for you? We have broken down the two most popular procedures for addressing the midsection, […]

Tips for Liposuction Recovery

If you are considering liposuction, you have probably done your homework on what the procedure entails, but it’s easy to forget about the recovery process. Like any other invasive plastic surgery procedure, liposuction requires some downtime to recover. Read on to learn more about what to expect during recovery, and how to make your […]

What Can You Include in Your Mommy Makeover?

Are you done having kids and ready to get your pre-pregnancy body back? If so, it might be time for a mommy makeover procedure. A mommy makeover can involve virtually the whole body and combine procedures for a customizable, full-body rejuvenation. Here are a few common procedures that can be included in your mommy […]

Liposuction – Does it Hurt?

Time for a moment of confession.  Many times patients will ask me “have you had anything done?”  Well time to confess, yes I have.  I had liposuction done maybe 25 or so years ago.  So many patients will ask me, was it painful?  I think it is important to understand that pain is subjective. […]

Liposuction – What Are The Risks?

There has been a tremendous growth in cosmetic surgery over the last few decades.  In 2015 there were 1.9 million cosmetic surgical procedures performed – an increase of 94% when  compared to 1997.  Breast augmentation remains number one followed by liposuction.  One study involved 31,010 liposuction procedures.  Liposuction as a solitary procedure has decreased […]

History of Facelifting

Face lifting is one of the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures we perform today.  In terms of rankings, it probably is number 6 overall following such procedures as breast augmentation, liposuction and tummy tuck.  A more technical term is rhytidectomy coming from the Greek work for “wrinkles”.

The first reported face lift dates back to […]

2015 Statistics on Cosmetic Procedures

Last year 2015, Americans spent over 13.5 billion dollars on wanting to look their best.  Of the most popular surgical procedures, liposuction led the way followed by breast augmentation, tummy tuck, eyelid surgery and mastopexy (breast lift).  Cracking the top 10 for the first time was fat transplantation.  90% of patients are women.  Women […]

New Trends in Aesthetic Medicine

Last year we reached a milestone.  Americans spent more than $13.5 billion dollars on surgical and non-surgical procedures.  About 58% were for surgical procedures and 42% were for non-surgical.  With such hit TV shows like Nip & Tuck and Botched, it’s no wonder plastic surgery remains in the mainstream.  For many men and women […]

Liposuction Satisfaction Rates

Liposuction remains one of the most popular cosmetic procedures requested.  We are often told that people with low BMI (skinny) and high BMI (fat) are not good candidates.  Truth be known I don’t always exclude people with high BMI’s from consideration for liposuction.  I try to make sure their expectations are reasonable.  I read […]