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05/2/2018
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Risk of Traditional Implants vs Fat Transfer Breast Augmentation

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When choosing between the various breast augmentation procedures available, it is important to consider the risks involved. Breast augmentation is an invasive procedure requiring surgery that comes with associated risks that need to be considered. Breast implants and fat transfer breast augmentations are the most popular breast augmentation procedures currently available. Here are the associated risks with these popular procedures.   Traditional Implants Breast implants have been around for years, with various options currently in existence. Silicone implants lead the pack in popularity and are the perfect procedure for those

03/30/2018
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Fat Transfer to Face vs. Facial Fillers

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  Not every facial treatment is the same, with each different procedure targeting a specific area and the treatments and recovery times differing as well. When choosing these varying treatments you should pick one that provides you with the most benefits that you are looking for. Two of most popular treatments currently available to improve the look of wrinkles are the fat transfer to face and facial filler procedures. Fat Transfer to Face Benefits Fat transfer surgeries such as the fat transfer to face treatment are an effective way to

10/2/2017
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5 Reasons to Pick a Specialist for Your Liposuction Procedure

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If you are considering liposuction to get rid of those pesky bulges and fat deposits that just aren’t responding to all that diet and exercise, it is very important that you choose a physician who is actually a specialist in the area of liposuction. You may be asking yourself why a liposuction specialist is so important. Take a look at the top five reasons you need a specialist. Liposuction is a Specialty While liposuction has become quite common, it is still considered a specialty area, and as such, must be

08/18/2017
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Facial Procedures: What’s Best for Me?

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If you are considering a facial procedure to fend off those early signs of aging, or you just want to improve the look of your face, you know there are many different procedures and treatments available. You are probably bombarded daily by the media with advertising about all the procedures that can help you achieve your goals. So how do you know what’s actually relevant to you? Determining What Your Needs Are You first need to look at what your face is doing as you see the signs of aging.

04/28/2017
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Study: Facial Fat Transfer Produces High Satisfaction Rates

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A recent study published in the professional publication Plastic Reconstructive Surgery showed that a fat grafting (fat transfer) technique known as compartmentally-based fat grafting restored facial volume and also had a high level of patient satisfaction. Study researchers developed a grafting procedure that used the physiologic distribution of the facial fat. Additionally, it changed the volume in certain facial compartments. The study entailed studying a total of 78 women who were treated for cheek atrophy using the procedure. During the study, clinicians separated the different areas of the cheek fat

02/24/2016
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The Brazilian Butt Lift Infographic

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Want that Kim Kardashian Butt? The Brazilian Butt Lift surgery may be what you need! Read on for more information, or click here to see what the Brazilian Butt Lift Surgery can do for you! Contact us today for your consultation. –Transcript– What is Brazilian Butt Lift Surgery? Brazilian butt Lift Basics, also known as Buttock Augmentation or Gluteoplasty Fat is transferred from other parts of the body to the buttocks, to help create fuller curves and improve shape. The popularity of this procedure has been increasing over the last

08/21/2015
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New Study Shows Lip Enhancements Effective and Safe

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According to a new study, lip enhancements using hyaluronic acid-based gel are well tolerated and result in high satisfaction rates for long-lasting, natural-appearing lips. Ulf Samuelson, MD, PhD and his colleagues from Stockholm, Sweden studied the safety and effectiveness of injections containing hyaluronic acid-based gels, which also contained lidocaine. These products included Q-Med AB and Restylane Lip Volume. The study, which was an open label, multicenter, base lined-controlled study, included 30 patients between the ages of 18 to 60 years of age. The participants underwent the lip procedure, with retreatments

08/3/2015
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Recent Study Indicates That ‘Fat Grafting’ is Widely Used During Facelift Surgery

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A recent study indicates that most plastic surgeons in the United States are using the fat grafting procedure to enhance the overall effects of facelifts. During the research, a random sample of the American Society of Plastic Surgeon members were surveyed about their use of fat grafting during facelifts. More than 300 surgeons responded to the survey. Researchers found that approximately 85 percent of the surgeons report using fat grafting. Additionally, more than 75 percent of the respondents indicated that they started performing fat grafting to the face within the

07/3/2015
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New Research and Study IDs Best Fat Harvesting Technique

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Recently, researchers at Houston’s M.D. Anderson Cancer Center report that they identified the most effective technique for harvesting adipose tissue to use in autologous fat-grafting procedures. As you may know, fat transfer or fat grafting involves harvesting cells from one part of the body, and then injecting them into another area. This study outlined a comparison of several different fat transfer techniques. During the study fat tissue was harvested through different techniques including liposuction, surgical excision, and Coleman’s technique. The samples were analyzed to determine the yield of total stromal

06/12/2015
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Fat Transfers for Joint Damage Relief

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Joints suffering from damage and inflammation may have found some extra relief in modern fat-derived stem cell therapy which, in recent years, has become an available medical option for patients in pain. Often harvested from the patients’ stomach, the fatty stem cells can be transferred to areas of the body that have been severely damaged or worn out joints. By treating joints inflicted with tendon disease with harvested stem cells, damaged cells are replaced and regrowth or healthy tissue surrounding the joint is stimulated. These treatments may help delay the

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