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05/12/2016
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Is Brazilian Butt Lift Right for You?

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Many people are considering butt augmentation to increase the size and shape of their backsides. This procedure has become very popular due to celebrities who have made the enhanced look very popular. A highly touted procedure, the Brazilian Butt Lift is one of the most requested from those seeking a more pronounced derriere. What is a Brazilian Butt Lift? A Brazilian butt lift procedure actually uses a person’s own fat that is harvested from fat deposits using a gentle liposuction technique. The fat is removed from areas such as the

04/27/2016
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All About Water Assisted Liposuction

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Water assisted liposuction is a newer liposuction technique that is becoming increasingly popular. Similar to other lipo procedures, water assisted liposuction can remove stubborn fat deposits that are not responding to diet and exercise. The results can provide a more sculpted and contoured figure. Look Below for more information about this new procedure! How is Water Assisted Liposuction Different? The newer technique of water assisted liposuction is becoming increasingly popular because of its gentle process, along with the fast recovery time. Water assisted liposuction uses a pressurized stream of saline

04/21/2016
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Natural Breast Augmentation: The Benefits, Downsides, and Why They May Be for You

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Many women consider breast augmentation for many different reasons. No matter the reason, it is usually a great way to gain self-confidence and self esteem. In the past, breast implants was the main procedure to increase bust size. However, there are several problems that can occur with implants. Most implants are made of silicone, which may seem like a safe substance; however, the possibility of implants rupturing can cause serious medical complications. Other complication or risks include: An uneven or asymmetrical look Atrophy Pain Displacement or shifting of the implant

04/6/2016
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Liposuction as a Medical Treatment: Liposuction to Benefit Your Health

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With liposuction becoming one of the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures, it is interesting to note the many benefits of liposuction. Of course, one of the main benefits of liposuction is the smoothing and contouring of the figure with the reduction of fat deposits. This better figure will also lead to both mental and physical improvements. Patients who gain a firmer look after liposuction, will also gain more self-confidence and a boost in self-esteem. Another health benefit is the due to the positive changes in your appearance, other will perceive

03/22/2016
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5 Ways to Fight Lipedema | Lifestyle Changes You Can Make

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Lipedema is actually a hereditary fat disorder which often causes painful swelling in the lower portion of the body, usually in the legs and lower abdomen. It is caused by the buildup of fat and fluids in tissues located just below the skin. Misdiagnosis of Lipedema Unfortunately, many people suffering from lipedema will appear to be overweight or obese, and are often mistakenly diagnosed as such. Additionally, this condition is often diagnosed as lymphedema; however, lymphedema will usually only affect one limb. Lipedema will affect both legs equally. Unlike lymphedema,

03/18/2016
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Lipedema Awareness Month

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June is Lipedema Awareness month, and as such Dr. Thomas Wright and his staff at Laser Lipo and Vein Center, are sharing information about this potentially serious medical condition. What is Lipedema? Lipedema is a condition that affects the adipose (fatty/fat) tissues, usually in the legs and sometimes the arms. Lipedema causes these areas to accumulate fatty tissue. The condition is characterized by the following: It can be an inherited condition It is usually a condition exclusive to women It can occur in all sizes of people — from obese

02/12/2016
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A Look at Pubic Liposuction and Labiaplasty

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One of the fastest growing procedures is within the area of female genital surgery — pubic liposuction and labia reconstruction. One of the reasons this increase is being seen is due to fashion trends that are leaning towards tighter, more form-fitting clothing, including skinny jeans. In some cases, women are experience that unattractive “camel toe” and may choose surgery to accentuate the appearance of their pubic region. The Labia / Mons Pubis Lipo Procedure The labia lipo procedure will actually remove excess fat to sculpt the mons pubis and/or labia

11/24/2015
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How Young is Too Young for Liposuction?

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In 2006, a 12-year old girl made headlines when she underwent liposuction. According to the reports, the girl was obese and lost 40 pounds through a liposuction and tummy tuck procedure. It is interesting to note that a year after the surgery, the girl had regained 35 pounds. Eventually, the girl and her family sought out gastric lap band surgery. Because most surgeons in the United States will not perform this procedure on patients under 18 years of age, the family traveled to Mexico to have the surgery performed. Following

09/8/2015
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Woman Sentenced for Role in Illegal Cosmetic Surgeries

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Recently, a Tucson woman was sentenced for a role in performing cosmetic surgery procedures without a license. Also sentenced was the woman’s boyfriend Ildal Mirim Garcia was sentenced on several different criminal charges to seven years in the Arizona Department of Corrections. Her sentence includes punishment for fraudulent schemes and artifices, practicing medicine without a license, and aggravated assault, and serious physical injury. Garcia’s and her boyfriend, Gustavo Felix Nunez were both arrest in August of 2013. According to court records, Nunez performed procedures such as breast augmentation and liposuction

09/8/2015
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Illegal Butt Augmentation Can Be Deadly

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A recent article in the Dallas Morning News put the spotlight on how dangerous improperly administered butt injections can be. Two women died, one in Dallas and one in St. Louis, with illegal buttocks injections suspected to be the cause of death. We are currently seeing a rise in the number of women seeking butt augmentation procedures. And unfortunately, as this number rises, we are seeing a rise of illegal, black market butt injections. Part of the rise in the number of butt augmentation is because many celebrities such as

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