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What to Look for in a Plastic Surgeon

Each year approximately 17 million plastic surgeries are performed in the United States, costing an estimated 16 billion dollars. Some plastic surgeries are done as a result of accidents, cancer, or other medical conditions where reconstructive surgery is necessary for a better quality of life. Other plastic surgeries are performed so the patient can [...]

By | 2018-12-18T15:25:07+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|Body|0 Comments

What to Look for in a Dermatologist

You wake up one morning with an unusual rash or breakout on your skin, or perhaps you’ve noticed a mole you have been watching has started changing in size or appearance. It’s time to take action in order to care for your body’s largest organ, your skin. It is important that you choose the [...]

By | 2018-12-17T23:28:14+00:00 November 26th, 2018|Body|0 Comments

Should I Get My Implants Removed?

Some women, for many reasons, find themselves unhappy with their breast implants. Many patients desire a different look or size than what was originally sought after. Revision surgery of the breast or implant removal can also be done for prior reconstructive or other cosmetic breast surgery. Implant removal candidates include: Women who are not [...]

Should I get Liposuction or UltraShape?

Liposuction and UltraShape Power are both well-known body contouring procedures. Both procedures are great ways to slim and reshape specific areas of the body and improve your body contours and proportion. So what are the differences? Liposuction Liposuction is an invasive surgical procedure. During treatment, an incision is made in the treatment area [...]

By | 2019-01-03T14:30:55+00:00 September 7th, 2018|Body|0 Comments

What is the Best Non-Surgical Body Contouring Treatment?

Belly fat – everyone experiences it at some point. But what happens when it won’t go away, even with diet and exercise? Cue: body contouring procedures. Some claim these treatments can be uncomfortable, damaging, or leave unsmooth sections of the stomach.  That isn’t true of all of body contouring options though. UltraShape [...]

By | 2018-10-26T15:31:30+00:00 July 25th, 2018|Body|0 Comments

What Procedures are Included in a Mommy Makeover?

A Mommy Makeover is a popular term for a series of procedures that women undergo after pregnancy and childbirth to regain their pre-baby body. A mommy makeover can be different for everyone – the procedures involved depend on your specific concerns and goals. A typical mommy makeover includes liposuction, a breast lift, [...]

Where Can I Get Liposuction?

Liposuction contours specific areas of the body by removing excess fat deposits, improving your shape and proportion. Despite good health and a reasonable level of fitness, some people may still have areas with disproportionate contours due to localized fat deposits, particularly on the abdomen, back, flanks, arms, under the chin, or thighs. [...]

By | 2018-10-17T10:49:02+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|Body|0 Comments

Am I a Candidate for a Breast Augmentation?

If you’re unhappy with the size or shape of your breasts, you’re most likely a candidate for breast augmentation. Breast augmentation is a great way to enhance the size or shape of the breasts. You may be a candidate for breast augmentation if: You are physically healthy and you aren't pregnant or breastfeeding You have [...]

How Can I Lose Stubborn Belly Fat Without Having Surgery?

Losing stubborn belly fat is difficult – particularly when work, kids, and life get in the way. For a long time, the only way to get rid of fat that was resistant to diet and exercise was through surgery.  But now, thanks to new technologies, Ultrashape Power is a great way to slim and [...]

By | 2018-10-17T10:31:01+00:00 March 21st, 2018|Body|0 Comments

Why Winter is the Best Time for Laser Hair Reduction?

Laser hair reduction is a great way to remove unwanted hair on the body. And while most of us start to think about hair reduction when the weather is warm and we begin to wear less clothing, winter is actually the best time for laser hair reduction. Laser hair reduction involves a series of [...]

How Do Mammograms Change After Getting Breast Implants?

Many women don’t realize that they still need to get mammograms after getting breast implants. Nearly half of the women who get breast implants are in their 20’s or early 30’s – meaning they have implants before needing to worry about mammograms or breast cancer risk. Mammograms are important to detect breast cancer early. [...]

How Long After a Mastectomy Should a Patient Wait Before Breast Reconstruction?

After breast cancer, many women struggle with the idea of losing one or both breasts. Unfortunately, a mastectomy can be necessary to remove all the breast cancer. While removing all of the cancer is most important, it’s normal to worry how life will feel after a mastectomy. There are two choices for when to undergo [...]

Fat Transfer vs. Breast Implants for Breast Enhancement

Breast augmentation is an extremely popular procedure. Many women, however, believe that implants are the only way to change the size of the breast. Fat grafting, which includes transferring fat from another part of the body, is another way to increase breast size. A fat transfer is also an option for women after they've had [...]

What’s the Difference Between a Breast lift and a Breast Augmentation?

The terms ‘breast lift’ and ‘breast augmentation’ are often used interchangeably, but they refer to two different procedures. Both enhance the breasts – but they do so in different ways.   Breast Lift Time, weight fluctuations, pregnancy, and breastfeeding all cause the breasts to sag. If your breasts still have adequate volume but [...]

6 Bad Excuses to Not Wear Sunscreen

My body won’t be able to process vitamin D Some people believe that if they wear sunscreen, it will lead to a Vitamin D deficiency because the lotion prevents your skin from absorbing the sun’s rays. Wearing sunscreen does not completely block the sun’s rays or prevent blockage of Vitamin D. If you’re concerned that [...]

By | 2018-10-17T10:19:32+00:00 July 21st, 2017|Body, Face, Skin Care|0 Comments

Full Tummy Tuck vs. Mini Tummy Tuck: What’s the Difference?

Full Tummy Tuck vs. Mini Tummy Tuck: What’s the Difference? Abdominoplasty, known more commonly as a “tummy tuck”, is surgery or body contouring of the abdominal skin and removal of fat. When researching this procedure, there are multiple terms that are thrown out: tummy tuck, abdominoplasty, full tummy tuck, modified tummy tuck, mini tummy tuck, [...]

What is Capsular Contracture?

Capsular contracture is the body’s response to foreign materials. It is essentially a scar tissue the body makes to wall off implants, whether they are breast implants or artificial joints, to protect the body from something that it recognizes as a foreign material. Typically every implant has capsular contracture. What we worry about are the [...]

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