Skin Tightening Benefits of Laser Lipo

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For men and women yearning for a trimmer waistline, svelte thighs or help with other problem areas padded with stubborn fat deposits, liposuction is one of the most recommended procedures for a fast fix. No matter which type of lipo performed, perhaps the most critical factor in a good liposuction outcome is the skill and experience of your plastic surgeon. …

Studies Find Buttock Augmentation & Vaginal Rejuvenation Safe and Effective

Studies Find Buttock Augmentation & Vaginal Rejuvenation Safe and Effective

Important long-awaited research findings were reported in the March issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery regarding two of plastic surgery’s fastest growing procedures—gluteoplasty, more commonly known as butt augmentation, and labiaplasty, or vaginal rejuvenation. The results, published in the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, focused on studies involving the safety and effectiveness of these two …

Liposuction – Will the Fat Come Back and Where?

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Liposuction is often touted as the most effective body contouring procedure for men and women looking to permanently rid themselves of unwanted fat. Flabby love handles, jiggly thighs, sagging underarms and bulging stomachs are some of the most common areas suctioned out in this minimally invasive treatment which has been around for decades. But what happens to all those fat …

Tummy Tucks for Moms: Top Plastic Surgeons Tackle Big Questions

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The joys of motherhood may be priceless, but there are some costs moms don’t want to pay – stretch marks and sagging skin around the belly, to name a few. But is tummy tuck surgery, also known as abdominoplasty, only for moms who have finished having kids? What about women who may want kids down the line?  And can busy …

Plastic Surgery Trends: It’s Not Just for Women Anymore

Liposuction for Men

There is no question that women comprise the lion’s share of the plastic surgery market in Manhattan and beyond. However, more men than ever before have been realizing the vast potential of cosmetic enhancements to make them look as young and fit as they feel. According to a statement released by The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), women had …

Can Liposuction be Performed under Local Anesthesia?

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For many patients who are worried about general anesthesia risks, the option of local anesthetic or even twilight sedation is preferable when going under the knife. Body contouring procedures like liposuction can be performed using local anesthesia, local with IV sedation, or general anesthesia. When using local injections of lidocaine, patients are conscious and able to talk to the surgeon …

Can I Have A Tummy Tuck If I Am Not Done Having Kids?

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Although there is some debate as to the best time to have a tummy tuck, the basic answer to the question is “yes”–abdominoplasty will not present a problem for future pregnancies. Most plastic surgeons, however, do recommend waiting to have tummy tuck surgery until you’re done having children. This is because a post-abdominoplasty pregnancy can affect long-term results and satisfaction with the original …

Modern Liposuction Techniques Yield Amazing Results

Modern Liposuction Techniques Yield Amazing Results

For years liposuction–also known as liposculpture–has been a successful treatment for removing stubborn pockets of fat around the hips, thighs and stomach area. Re-contouring your body’s profile has never been simpler thanks to recent advances in liposculpture techniques, reports a team of senior plastic surgeons from Rome and China. “Based on our 20 years of experience and observations on three-dimensional …

NYC Plastic Surgery Trends for 2015

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The field of aesthetic plastic surgery has made incredible strides over the past several decades, with a wide range of innovations and modern techniques coming to the fore. If recent predictions are any indication, 2015 is likely to witness several more groundbreaking developments and trends sure to provide prospective patients with the incentive needed to make some changes for the …