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Category Archives: Liposuction

DOES ONE TUMMY TUCK FIT ALL? Your Guide to Types of Tummy Tucks

Does one tummy tuck fit all? A great question, and one we hear every day.  Here’s a quick and easy starting point for the answer. Think of the last time you went looking for a bathing suit- or pair of jeans.  If they only offered one style and one size, would it automatically fit you? Does a single choice fit or … Read more

The Facts of Lipo: LEARN ABOUT LIPOSUCTION

LIPOSUCTION is a surgical fat removal technique that’s been in use for decades. Does that mean everyone knows what it is, and understands the process, the recovery, and the results? Of course not. As it often happens, some of our best discussions arise from questions raised by patients and potential patients. This is a recent one: Q: How long has liposuction … Read more

BBL TODAY-Brazilian Butt Lift & More

Brazlian Butt Lift

Brazilian Butt Lift, or BBL, is the name that’s been used for years now, for a procedure that takes a patient’s excess body fat, and inserts it into the buttocks.  That’s the basic description. Why ‘Brazilian’ ? Because, plastic surgeons in Brazil pioneered and popularized the technique. Is a Lift always involved?  A true Lift of the buttocks may involve … Read more

FAT TRANSFER-Where Can My Fat Go?

“Natural Filler”- “Liquid Gold”- “Personal Recycling” are a few of the phrases you’ll hear used to describe Fat, and the practice of Fat Transfer.  Medical people will also use the term Fat Grafting for the procedure which takes fat from one or more areas of your body where there is excess, and transfers it to another area. It’s a technique that’s … Read more

MUFFINS, ROLLS & WINGS – Plastic Surgery Slang

You are all so creative, and we learn from you every day.  Take communication, for instance. Patients will come in, expressing their interests and concerns in the most colorful and descriptive terms. We doctors might describe typical cosmetic concerns in terms like “hypomastia” (small breasts), and- wait for it- “ptosis” (sagging or drooping). Descriptive? If you’ve spent much of your … Read more

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