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Demand for Austin Plastic Surgery Procedures on the Rise

At the beginning of each year, the American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS) releases statistics on both cosmetic and reconstructive procedures from the prior year.  The 2011 statistics were published in a press release on February 9, 2012, which demonstrated a 5% increase in procedures performed for the second consecutive year.  This is very exciting news and re-affirms that trends that we have seen in our Austin plastic surgery practice. According the ASPS, 307,000 breast augmentations were performed in 2011, … Continue Reading

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‘BOYTOX’- Men seeking more cosmetic procedures?

Among men getting Botox® Cosmetic or Dysport®, there has been nearly a 258% increase from 2000-2010 with approximately 336,834 men receiving Botox®/Dysport® treatments in 2010 according to the American Society of Plastic Surgery.  This is not just a national trend—we have seen a similar increase at our Austin plastic surgery center.  Why the increase?  The pressure to look young while job hunting may be one reason.  Also, the fact that this treatment has very little downtime is of significant importance … Continue Reading

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New Year, Refreshed ‘You’

Considering a ‘New You’ for the ‘New Year’? Twenty-twelve can be the year for revealing a refreshed “you.” Many women (and men) I talk with consider Austin cosmetic surgery procedures because they want to look and feel better about themselves. This can increase our sense of self-confidence and can have the ability to help us reach certain goals we are working to achieve in our lives. We often make resolutions to break bad habits, diet to lose weight, commit to … Continue Reading

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Fat Injection for Breast Reconstruction After Cancer

Fortunately, breast cancer patients have many options to choose from when it comes to breast reconstruction, including lipofilling. I use liposuction at my Austin practice to take fat from another part of the patient’s body, have it processed, and then inject it into the breasts. Lipofilling is often used to contour other parts of the body as well, including the face. It works well in conjunction with other procedures to add volume or smooth contours. Recently fat grafting, or lipofilling, … Continue Reading

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Turkey Day Doesn’t Have to Mean “Turkey Neck”

The turkey is an ever-popular symbol of the Thanksgiving holiday, but can we all agree that the bird itself will never win a beauty contest? One of the most identifying features that distinguish this animal is the loose-hanging clump of skin on the neck or “waddle.” Many of us humans have developed our own variation of a turkey waddle over the years. However, unlike the turkey we have the option of doing something about it, whether that something is Austin … Continue Reading

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