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Post-Maternity Body Contouring

With changing social customs, many couples are waiting longer before having children, and the modern mother is often a professional woman taking time out of a busy career to have a family. Once maternity leave is over, whether after a few months or a few years, and the new mother is preparing to re-enter the CONTINUE READING

Waist Management: Is a Mini Tummy Tuck Your Best Option?

There is never a good reason to have more elective plastic surgery than you absolutely need to achieve your aesthetic goals. Don’t ever apply the old adage, “While I’m at it I might as well…”. There are several “mini” plastic surgery procedures which are tailored to correct a specific facial or body feature you wish CONTINUE READING

The ultimate in recycling: Facial Rejuvenation with Fat Grafting

Fat grafting is the process of removing excess fat from one part of a patient’s body by liposuction, processing the fat removed, and then selectively injecting it into other areas of the same patient’s body. Fat grafting has been in use for years for facial reshaping and to replace sunken areas caused by aging, surgery, CONTINUE READING

Streamlining your jawline

Often, in spite of regular exercise and diet, you may find that you have excess fatty deposits under your chin or around your jawline. Even a very small excess of fat can spoil facial features that are otherwise smooth and youthful.  There are two simple procedures which can be used to streamline your jawline – CONTINUE READING

What is Liposelection?

Liposuction actually has a long history with techniques that date back over 100 years. However, most of the important developments in modern liposuction have occurred in the past 3 decades. Tumescent liposuction made liposuction a mainstream procedure by reducing the blood loss associated with surgery, while ultrasound liposuction represented a major advancement for efficient removal CONTINUE READING

What is “The Mommy Makeover”?

I’m hearing more and more about the Mommy Makeover procedure.  In fact, this is really a collection of procedures that are individualized to each patient to help her recover the body, breast and facial features that she enjoyed before becoming pregnant. During a consultation for a Mommy Makeover we will discuss the procedures that might CONTINUE READING

An ideal candidate for liposuction

Show me someone with excellent skin elasticity and an isolated area of excess fat in a particular trouble area, and I’ll show you a fantastic candidate for a liposuction procedure.With liposuction, it’s always best to have skin that is elastic – meaning that it will “shrink-wrap” down against the body after we remove the extra CONTINUE READING

Fat grafting is the best long-term means of buttock augmentation

Many things have been tried to improve the size and shape of the buttock area.Newer developments in fat grating (called microlipofilling) have enabled the fat that is taken out of the body with liposuction to be used again in the buttock areas.  With a meticulous approach, a surgeon can ensure that up to 70-80% of CONTINUE READING

How much downtime for a thigh reduction?

Taking adequate time to recover after a thigh reduction procedure is important.  Some limitations of activity are necessary in order to reduce chances of the scar stretching, and some doctors recommend wearing compression garments to minimize the risk of blood clots. I recommend taking at least 1 week away from work for your initial recovery, CONTINUE READING

How much does a thigh reduction procedure cost?

A thigh reduction procedure can vary in cost, depending upon the complexity of the procedure and exactly what is involved.  A thigh reduction can be as simple as removing a small amount of excess skin from the inner thighs, to removing excess skin from around the entire circumference of the thigh and more. If you require CONTINUE READING