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Think You Know the Fastest Growing Cosmetic Surgery Procedure? Guess Again…

Which procedure is the fastest growing cosmetic surgery? While breast augmentation and liposuction in Austin are still the two most popular, brachioplasty, or surgery to remove excess skin from the upper arm, has experienced the most dramatic rise in demand. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, more than 15,000 upper arm lifts were performed in 2012, a 4,378% increase from 2000. A major cause for the growth is an increase in weight loss surgery. Other factors include more … Continue Reading

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Botox in Austin is Common in Men

Among men getting Botulinum Toxin Type A (Botox® Cosmetic, Dysport®), there has been nearly a 314% increase from 2000 – 2012 with approximately 390,000 men receiving Botox®/Dysport® treatments in 2012 according to the American Society of Plastic Surgery.  This is not just a national trend—we have seen a similar increase in Botox users at our Austin plastic surgery practice.  Why the increase?  The pressure to look young while job hunting may be one reason why men are choosing to get … Continue Reading

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The Mommy Makeover for Body Renovation

I recently wrote an article for Austin Beauty Guide regarding the “Mommy Makeover” for Body Renovation. With Mother’s Day around the corner, family members are scouring stores looking for the perfect gift. Yet, the gift that some moms are hoping for can’t be found in a mall or online. More women are consulting with plastic surgeons about “mommy makeovers” to find a way to get back to their pre-pregnancy state to recapture their self-confidence. Combining surgical and some non-surgical interventions, … Continue Reading

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Questions to Ask Your Austin Plastic Surgeon

In seeking Botox or filler, facelift, liposuction, tummy tuck, breast augmentation in Austin or any other city, I feel it is important for patients to ask questions.   Many times, a patient does not know where to start with regards to questions for a medical professional.  I see this many times in my own family when my parents see their physicians or my sister takes my niece and nephew to their pediatrician.  Fortunately, the American Society of Plastic Surgery has created … Continue Reading

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Top 2012 Plastic Surgery Statistics Correlate with Mommy Makeover in Austin

In reviewing the 2012 Cosmetic Plastic Surgery Statistics as published by the ASPS, breast augmentation, liposuction and tummy tuck procedures were in the top 6 procedures for last year.  Similarly, we have seen these trends here in Austin plastic surgery.  Frequently I am asked if all of these procedures can be performed at the same time—and the answer is yes—the “Mommy Makeover.”   I like to look at it as the “getting your body back” procedure.  Having kiddos can alter the … Continue Reading

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