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What Results Should I Expect From Liposuction?

What Results Should I Expect From Liposuction?

One of the most important things to have, when considering liposuction, are realistic expectations. Patients are often prepared that, after the procedure, there will be some pain, swelling, and bruising. However, the whole reason for having liposuction is the cosmetic effect. While the majority of patients report satisfaction with the outcome, it is possible that the things […]

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Debunking Common Myths About Breast Augmentation

Debunking Common Myths About Breast Augmentation

Although it is one of the most common cosmetic procedures, there is still a great deal of misinformation and misunderstanding regarding breast augmentation. The following seeks to separate fact from fiction regarding some of the most common breast augmentation myths. Myth 1: It is easy to tell when someone has implants. The goal of any plastic […]

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How Long Before I See Results with CoolSculpting?

How Long Before I See Results with CoolSculpting?

One of the most frequently asked questions about CoolSculpting is, “How long before I see results with CoolSculpting?” Many people are familiar with the fast results of other cosmetic fat loss procedures, like liposuction. While the nonsurgical procedure itself in generally short, roughly an hour in many instances, it may take a few weeks to start […]

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How Does CoolSculpting Compare with Liposuction?

How Does CoolSculpting Compare with Liposuction?

Take a moment to think about today’s fashions: form-fitting dresses, jeans, t-shirts. These garments make it almost impossible to camouflage bulges. Moreover, no matter how much you work at maintaining a healthy weight, many find that lumpy fat deposits never completely going away. It is no wonder that so many people are looking to CoolSculpting and liposuction for […]

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Breast Augmentation: Preparing for a Successful Recovery

Breast Augmentation: Preparing for a Successful Recovery

Breast augmentation, while normally used to enhance the size of the breasts, can also be used to improve breast shape and symmetry. Like any surgical procedure, breast augmentation does require a certain amount of recovery time. The following tips will help you remain as comfortable as possible while you recuperate. Immediately After the Surgery: It […]

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Micro-Needling: Frequently Asked Questions

Micro-Needling: Frequently Asked Questions

Although forms of this cosmetic procedure have existed since 1995, micro-needling has gained increased popularity over the years due to its variety of beauty-enhancing benefits.  While examining your options, no doubt many questions arise over what sets this procedure apart from other cosmetic treatments.  Even before you schedule your consultation with your plastic surgeon, consider these frequently […]

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Varicose Veins and Sclerotherapy

Varicose Veins and Sclerotherapy

As those with varicose veins know, they are frequently painful, although in different ways. One person might feel burning while another experiences a throbbing sensation and a third endures cramping. The good news is there are procedures available for treating varicose veins.

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What’s Micro-Needling?

What’s Micro-Needling?

Micro-needling. The name sounds a little scary — maybe painful too. So what exactly is it and how can it help my skin? Micro-needling is done with a small, hand-held tool called a derma roller, a device covered with numerous closely spaced tiny sterile needles. As the technician rolls it across the skin, the derma […]

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Arm Lifts – Get Rid of Those Lunch Lady Arms!

Arm Lifts – Get Rid of Those Lunch Lady Arms!

We’ve all heard the term and maybe even snickered about it a little. But it’s not so funny when it’s your arms that have morphed into the flabby, unflattering upper arm condition commonly referred to as “lunch lady” arms.  Losing muscle tone as we age is common and natural, but that doesn’t mean you have […]