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What Questions Should I Ask My Surgeon About Liposuction

As winter approaches, I often see an increase in the number of consultations for body contouring procedures. One of the reasons this happens at my Austin plastic surgery practice is because swimsuit season is mostly over, and now it is time to get rid of those diet-resistant areas and get your body just where you want it. I have composed a list of some of the most important questions and answers for you when it comes to understanding liposuction. Can … Continue Reading

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How Are Summer Bodies Made in the Winter?

How exactly are summer bodies made in the winter? Easy: through diligent nutritional support and a regular, effective exercise routine! Still, though, some patients may choose to get a little help from breast enhancement or body contouring procedures such as a tummy tuck or liposuction. In Austin, these are some of the most popular procedures to improve areas that are resistant to your diligent work and discipline when it comes to appropriate nutritional support and an effective exercise program. Let’s … Continue Reading

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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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Belly Button Shape is Crucial in a Tummy Tuck

I think that one of the most important areas to address when performing a tummy tuck here in Austin—is the belly button.  Oftentimes, pregnancy and/or weight gain with subsequent loss can distort the belly button giving it a transverse, puckered appearance.   In consultation, I find that patients really don’t pay much attention to the shape of the belly button when I show them before and after photos of other patients.  In my opinion, when seeking a plastic surgeon, it is … Continue Reading

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Significant Increase in Arm Lift Surgery

When reviewing the ASPS Statistics from 2012- a notable increase in upper arm lift surgery was seen.  Since 2000, there has been a 4000% increase in the upper arm lift procedures.  This can be greatly attributed to the rise of obesity in the U.S., which has also created an increase in the number of weight loss procedures performed in this country.  After weight loss, a patient is oftentimes left with a redundant amount of excess skin, which most patients find, … Continue Reading

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