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Brazilian Butt Lift Popularity Rises

As bodacious bottoms increase in popularity, so does butt augmentation. There are two options for butt augmentation: a fat grafting procedure called the Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL) or solid silicone implants. The BBL is a two-step process that involves liposuction (of the midsection, thighs, or other problem areas) and fat injection into the buttocks. The Brazilian Butt Lift is far more appealing to patients seeking a more prominent posterior, and there are a few reasons why. Hollywood Influences It’s no secret that celebrities influence society’s beauty standards. The ideal body type changes over the years, and curvaceous butts are currently...

Why You Shouldn’t Diet Right Before Surgery

When you undergo any type of surgery, your body is put under substantial stress. While you may feel the desire to shed some pounds before a surgical procedure, it is far more beneficial to stick to a standard, healthy diet. Proper and speedy recovery from surgery depends on having adequate nutrients, and a low-calorie diet deprives the body of vital nourishment. Some of the potential risks to pre-op malnourishment are: An Impaired Immune System Without proper nutrition, the immune system becomes compromised, making it harder to fight off infections. While minor infections may be treatable upon onset, some infections can...

I Want My Pre-Pregnancy Body Back!

Becoming a mother is an indescribable experience that most women would love to accomplish in their lifetime. Although it is a blessing, pregnancy and childbirth can have its drawbacks. Pregnancy and breastfeeding can wreak havoc on the female figure. Some women will find that, even with diet and exercise, they can never regain their pre-pregnancy body. Loose, sagging breasts, weak abdominal muscles, and excess fat are all typical aftereffects of pregnancy for some women. Thankfully, plastic surgery can help a woman reverse these effects. The Mommy Makeover procedure can be performed to transform a mother’s physique to help regain her...

Are My Liposuction Results Permanent?

There are some cases when stubborn fat is unresponsive to diet and exercise. Because excess fat is a common complaint many people have, it isn’t surprising liposuction is one of the top requested plastic surgery procedures. Many people decide to undergo liposuction to target unwanted pockets of fat since it is very efficient in creating beautiful curves while providing an ideal solution for fat removal. Some people think after undergoing liposuction it is the end-all game for the battle of the bulges; however, it is not a quick fix for complete fat removal. Liposuction is designed to permanently remove the...

The Difference Between Facial Injectables

Most people are familiar with injectable facial fillers and their effectiveness in targeting signs of aging. Injectable options are specialized and designed to be individualized to the patient and their goals. Patients can achieve quick results without ever having to go near an operating table. We all live busy lives and want an immediate fix to our aging troubles, and injectables can provide that with minimal downtime and pain. In fact, according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery statistics, injectables had a 10 percent increase in 2016. More people want to look younger and achieve beautiful results without...

What Breast Surgery Is Best for Me?

The breasts are a symbol of femininity. There are many women who lack confidence due to the appearance of their breasts. Unfortunately, there isn’t some magical at-home solution to changing how a woman’s breasts look. This is why so many women opt for breast surgery every year. Whether aging, pregnancy, or genetics are causing an unsatisfying breast size or shape, breast surgery is a possible option for women who want to make enhancements. With so many techniques and procedures available, how does a woman know what breast surgery is right for her? The answer is, it all depends on what...

4 Factors That Will Affect Your Healing After Surgery

Plastic surgery is a serious decision, and many people may think after their procedure is over, that’s it. A major part of the surgical experience is the recovery period. Having a safe and easy recovery is a crucial part of achieving the results you want and for preventing risks and complications. While it may seem simple, many people tend to ignore the care instructions given by their doctor. It is important that patients are involved with their surgery process before, during, and after their procedure. Whether undergoing breast augmentation, tummy tuck, or liposuction, patients should be aware that all surgeries...

Spring Into a Healthy Skin Care Regimen!

Spring is in the air, which means the weather is going to start heating up. As the sun comes out, it is important to protect the skin from harmful UV rays. Sticking to a healthy skin care regimen can help to prevent sun spots, fines lines, and wrinkles. It is never too late to practice healthy skin care habits. Even though we can’t halt the aging process, we can slow it down with an everyday skin care regimen.   The Do’s and Don’ts of Skin Care Here are some helpful summer skin care do’s and don’ts everyone should try to...

Will Liposuction Get Rid of My Fat for Good?

Achieving a slim, contoured figure is usually a common goal for most people when starting a diet and exercise plan, but getting rid of stubborn pockets of fat may need more than a healthy lifestyle. Even with vigorous efforts, reaching your weight loss goals may require some medical assistance. Liposuction surgery is a commonly performed procedure for eliminating troublesome areas of fat. Many people find that it is effective in removing stubborn fatty tissue and that it provides a better-contoured figure, but does liposuction really last forever? Where Does the Fat Go? Liposuction should not be used as a weight...

It’s a Good Year for a Mommy Makeover

As the years have passed, some mothers have noticed that multiple pregnancies have packed on the pounds and negatively transformed their bodies. The breasts are left sagging and lifeless. The stomach develops loose, hanging skin and weak abdominal muscles. There is unwanted fat along stubborn areas of the body such as the abdomen, thighs, and hips. Many women have trouble getting rid of the havocs following childbirth with traditional weight-loss methods. When diet and exercise have failed to provide you with a post-childbearing tune-up, it may be time for a Mommy Makeover. By combining one or more Mommy Makeover procedures,...

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