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Recovery Tips After Your Mommy Makeover

Friday, October 25th, 2013

Now that you have undergone your “Mommy Makeover,” what is the next step? Well, in a word…recovery. The recovery process is very important in all surgeries, especially when multiple procedures have been performed. Here are the 5 steps to a smooth recovery: No strenuous activity for 6 weeks. By strenuous activity, I am referring to exercise, both with weights or ...

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What to Expect From Your Mommy Makeover Consultation

Friday, October 18th, 2013

Coming in to see a plastic surgeon for a consultation can be exciting for a patient. Once a patient has scheduled the consultation what is the next step? The consultation is a very important process. It allows the patient to get all of their questions answered and at the same time allows me to develop a tailor made surgical plan ...

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The Skinny on CoolSculpting

Friday, September 20th, 2013

One of the best things about plastic surgery is the innovation that comes with new technologies. The drive for less invasive procedures with less downtime is very appealing, but is there a trade off? As in previous blogs, I always say in plastic surgery “less is less.” Less invasive, less down time usually means less dramatic results. Now this ...

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LipoDissolve – Just the Facts

Friday, November 23rd, 2012

Lipodissolve, also known as injection lipolysis, uses a mixture of emulsifying chemicals (lecithin and cholic acid) that is injected under the skin to the targeted fat areas. This is a non-FDA approved treatment method. Lipodissolve is certainly not a replacement or alternative to liposuction. It is best viewed as a fat removal technique when any form of liposuction is a ...

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Smart Lipo – Just the Facts

Friday, November 2nd, 2012

When I am doing a liposuction consultation, I frequently get asked about Smart Lipo; so much in fact that I decided to write a blog about it. Smart Lipo has been around in Europe for over 10 years. It was FDA approved in the U.S in October 2006. It is a laser (1064nm ND:YAG to be specific) that serves ...

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Endermologie – Does It Really Work?

Friday, October 26th, 2012

Endermologie is a non-invasive technique targeted to treat cellulite.  It was originally developed in the 1980's as a non-surgical method to treat scars in burn victims. These patients began to notice improvements in their cellulite and soon endermologie was considered by the FDA the first cellulite treatment. Endermologie is a massage machine with two rollers that apply positive pressure to ...

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Liposuction versus Tummy-Tuck

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

Liposuction versus Tummy-Tuck One of the more common things I see in my office is a patient who comes in for a consultation for liposuction of their belly, but really needs a tummy-tuck (the opposite of this also happens, but not as often). So how do you know if you are a candidate for liposuction or tummy tuck? These operations ...

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Top 5 Instructions After Your Liposuction Surgery

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

1. Swelling control is very important after liposuction surgery. If you had liposuction of your arms or legs, make sure to keep them elevated on pillows when laying down. 2. The compression garment should be worn for 6 weeks after surgery. This seems like a long time, and it is. However, as you slowly ...

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