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03/30/2018
Breast Reduction

Breast Lipo vs Traditional Breast Reduction

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  One common procedure that is asked about frequently is breast reduction. This procedure involves removing parts of the fatty tissue inside the breast to reduce volume. Large breasts can create problems for the back and lead to pain. Two current procedures are utilized around the world to help those looking to reduce their breast size. These procedures, traditional breast reduction and breast liposuction, use different techniques and provide varying results. Here’s some information about each procedure to help you decide which one is right for you. Traditional Breast Reduction

01/25/2018
Liposuction

5 Reasons to Choose Laser Liposuction

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Laser liposuction is one of the hottest new liposuction techniques due to its many advantages over traditional liposuction. This treatment is perfect for any individual looking to improve their appearance when traditional options such as dieting and exercise have not been successful. This procedure varies from traditional liposuction by using fiber-optic lasers to heat and melt body fat. Here are the top five reasons why you should consider laser liposuction for your fat-reduction procedure today! No More Sagging Skin One of traditional liposuction’s unwanted side effects is the sagging skin

10/26/2017
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Top Procedures for Post-Pregnancy

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There is a lot of pressure on new moms to look their best right after having a baby. We are bombarded by celebrities who seem to regain their figures almost immediately after delivering their newborn. While these celebs seem to make it look easy, the reality is that most women will not return as easily to their pre-baby figures. More and more women are now considering plastic surgery after pregnancy to help them reclaim their figures and perhaps even fine-tune areas such as the breasts and abdomen. We’ve listed some

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

03/29/2017
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5 Liposuction Concerns That May Be Scaring You, But Shouldn’t

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Liposuction is designed to eliminate fat deposits that are not responding to diet and exercise. It is usually chosen to contour areas such as the abdomen, buttocks, back, and even the neck, face, arms, and breasts. It is not designed to be a weight loss solution. There may be some liposuction concerns you have. Often, patients have these erroneous liposuction concerns that may be scaring them away from committing to this very successful procedure. Here’s a look at five things that may be misunderstood about the liposuction procedure. Large Incisions Aren’t

03/23/2017
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All About Large Volume Liposuction: Why You Shouldn’t Expect Large Weight Loss Results

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If you are considering different methods to achieve a more contoured, smoother profile, you may be considering liposuction to achieve those goals. You may have also heard about “large volume liposuction” and may be wondering if this is a good choice. What is Large Volume Liposuction? Large volume liposuction is a term used to refer to liposuction surgery that removes in excess of 10 pounds of fat, and in some cases a larger amount. While this may seem to be a great solution for weight loss, it in fact is

03/23/2017
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How Compression Garments Can Help with Liposuction Recovery

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When you undergo liposuction, it is almost certain that you will be instructed to wear compression garments for a period of time during your liposuction recovery. Compression garments provide compression to liposuction areas for several reasons, including: • Reduction in possible post-operative bleeding • Reduce swelling • Assist in healing The compression garments can also reduce any bruising that may occur due to liposuction. Also, during the tumescent liposuction technique, there may be some incisions that encourage drainage of the tumescent liquid/solution. Compression garments will also help with either the

01/27/2017
Liposuction

The Top Benefits of BodyTite

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BodyTite is a newer liposuction technique that uses cutting-edge technology to perform body sculpting and contouring. BodyTite uses radiofrequency assisted liposuction technology to perform body contouring, along with the added benefit of skin tightening. The Procedure During the minimally invasive procedure, focused radiofrequency energy is applied through tiny cannulas into the treatment area. The energy essentially “melts” the fat deposit for easier removal. After the fat is liquefied, the Body Tite appliance simultaneously suctions away the fat. BodyTite has been found to be ideal for many areas, including the abdomen/waist,

12/16/2016
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Managing Expectations: When Liposuction is Not Enough

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Many people are fighting the “fat battle,” trying to lose those pesky pounds to get rid of those unwanted rolls, bulges, and other not-so-attractive fat deposits. We know how much our self-esteem and self-confidence rest upon our own self-image. Sure, you may only have a few bulges and are at your ideal weight, which you achieved through hard work, diet, and exercise, yet there are those rolls and bulges that will just not go away, no matter how hard you work. One of the best benefits of today’s modern liposuction

10/14/2016
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Underarm Liposuction Spotlight

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Are you suffering from those annoying “bat wings?” You know, that under arm area that has excess fat or skin, making your arms appear less than toned. This often appears with age, and unfortunately this area does not respond well to diet and exercise. You are probably very frustrated with this problematic area. Additionally, another area located near the armpit and between the shoulder and bra line can also be a problem area, causing “side boobs” or “bra fat.” This area is called the anterior axillary, while the under arm

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