Archive | Liposuction

Top New Trends in Male Plastic Surgery

In today’s fiercely competitive job market, more men are seeking out cosmetic enhancement to give them a career boost. And while men are selecting some of the very same treatments women have embraced for years, they’re doing so for different reasons. Laser Hair Removal It’s not a huge surprise that especially in San Francisco; men CONTINUE READING

Is there a best place on the body to harvest fat?

There are different techniques used by surgeons when harvesting fat, and the ultimate goal is to keep the cells alive and to isolate the fat cells so that their opportunity for survival in the new location is at its peak. However, while there are different techniques used, when it comes to location to harvest fat, CONTINUE READING

Vaser Liposuction considerations

First and foremost, be certain that the surgeon you are consulting with is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon.  Anything less than board certified and you are risking your health and safety. Secondly, I would ask about how many VASER procedures they have done & how experienced they are with this type of liposuction.  Ultimately your CONTINUE READING

How long does swelling post-VASER Lipo last?

If you’re genuinely worried or the swelling seems abnormal, I recommend contacting your surgeon immediately.  They will be able to determine if there is a cause for concern.  However try not to be alarmed as some swelling is to be expected.  It’s prudent to keep in mind that after any kind of liposuction, swelling can CONTINUE READING

Is it safe to have VASER Liposelection and SmartLipo done by a regular MD?

Unfortunately it’s all too easy these days for liposuction of all types to be performed by physicians ill-equipped or improperly trained to perform the procedures.  A few days or few weeks of training is nothing when compared to the many years of supervised instruction a board certified plastic surgeon undergoes. And often surgeons will undergo CONTINUE READING

Does VASER Liposelection work?

VASER Liposelection is a great solution to removing unwanted fat deposits.  I treat many patients with VASER for removing fat in areas such as the abdomen, inner & outer thighs, the “love handles”, and upper arms.  Sometimes it’s possible to touch up the appearance of lumps or irregularities successfully with Vaser, if there is no CONTINUE READING

How does VASER Liposelection affect dark skin and ethnic skin?

VASER Liposelection is a procedure that melts fat beneath the skin using ultrasound energy.  It is a procedure often used for body contouring.  It also involves only very small incisions, which makes for little to no scarring once a patient has healed. This procedure is safe for patients of all skin tones & because of CONTINUE READING

The Brazilian Butt Lift to achieve the golden rule of “0.7”

There is a golden rule of attractiveness for the waistline compared to the buttocks, and that is the rule of the 0.7 ratio. If the narrowest measurement around the waist is divided by the widest measurement of the hips, the ideal number you can come up with is 0.7. Everything above that means there is CONTINUE READING

Weight loss and cosmetic surgery

I particularly enjoy working with patients who have recently undergone significant weight loss. Some of the most gratifying results – for both patient and physician – come from supplementing weight loss with cosmetic surgery to restore a balanced body contour. Losing significant body fat, especially after many years of overweight, can leave behind loose, flabby CONTINUE READING