Category Archives Cosmetic Surgery

belly fat removal

To remove significant amounts of fat, liposuction remains the safest, most effective treatment. Abdominoplasty and panniculectomy are surgical procedure that flatten the stomach by removing excess fat and skin. CoolSculpting, Vanquish and Velashape are good non-surgical options for smaller fat deposits. Laser liposuction and Zerona are controversial as experts remain on the fence about their safety and efficacy. It may…

armpit fat

Armpit fat and bra bulge may in fact be accessory breast tissue, loose skin, or both. Surgical treatments to reduce bra bulge include liposuction and skin excision. Non-invasive procedures may be effective, but generally provide less dramatic results. Unsightly bra bulge is difficult to target through diet and exercise, and easy to spot when you’re wearing tank tops or sleeveless…

liposuction vs coolsculpting

When it comes to the elimination of undesirable fat deposits and re-sculpting your figure, liposuction and its more contemporary counterpart, Coolsculpting, represent two of the most popular and effective methods currently available. Both liposuction and Coolsculpting share the same objective — slimming and re-contouring your physique — but the techniques are dramatically different while results from the respective procedures also…

liposuction surgery

Liposuction may sound scary, but is that fear really justified? As with all procedures, knowing what you are getting yourself into can make all the difference. Here, we answer some of the most common questions patients have for their surgeons both before and after the procedure. Is liposuction painful? Liposuction is an invasive procedure so it follows there could be…

When most people think of liposuction, they are more than likely thinking of the procedure's traditional form known as suction-assisted liposuction or dry liposuction. However, liposuction has come a long way since its early days. Dry liposuction simply involves inserting a small tube attached to a vacuum-like machine into a 2 - 3 millimeter incision in the body. The professional…

Do you keep getting told that you look tired or warn out? Under-eye veins are a common issue that might be to blame. These veins are among the most difficult facial cosmetic issues to treat on your own. Fortunately, a number of tried-and-true clinical methods are available to help you get rid of those stubborn blue veins for good. What causes under-eye veins?…

facial fat transfer

Facial fat transfer is an increasingly popular cosmetic procedure for facial rejuvenation. A facial fat transfer consists of "harvesting" fat from the thighs, belly or buttocks and injecting it into multiple points on the face. Facial fat transfers can achieve very natural-looking results and carry lower long-term costs when compared with synthetic injectable fillers. What is a facial fat transfer?…

Liquid Facelift

Many clinics now offer non-surgical ‘liquid facelifts’ with the promise of immediate results. Reducing wrinkles and restoring volume without the downtime associated with traditional plastic surgery may sound appealing, but are these new techniques really that effective? “In general, women start thinking about facelifts in their late forties to early fifties,” says plastic surgeon Dr. Michael Frederick from Palm Beach Gardens, FL.…

Hyperhidrosis Surgery

Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy (ETS) surgery is a last resort procedure that helps control excessive sweating of the hands, face, and underarms. There are a number of prescription and medical treatments that should be tried before opting for ETS surgery. An ETS procedure destroys the nerve paths associated with overactive sweat glands and stops the perspiration process. There are numerous risks…

25% of all adults have varicose or spider veins. For over 75 years, sclerotherapy has been the leading procedure to remove them. Sclerotherapy is simple, fast, effective, and comes with limited side-effects or potential risks. Recovery is practically instantaneous. What is sclerotherapy? Sclerotherapy is a microinjection procedure to treat spider and varicose veins. It's widely considered to be the “gold…

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