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Body Contouring

A comprehensive guide to body sculpting techniques: CoolSculpting, liposuction and more

Ariel Frankeny | Freelance Writer Tuesday, January 16, 2024

For so many of us who are chasing that dream physique, it can be a daunting and near-impossible challenge to make any headway toward our goals. It's easy to feel stuck and plateau in your weight loss journey, especially when you're following a healthy diet and exercising regularly.

Ozempic weight loss is affecting plastic surgery – here's how

Daisy Brumby | Freelance Writer Monday, November 13, 2023

A new trend is taking shape in the offices of many plastic surgeons. Amidst the familiar requests for nips and tucks, there's been an uptick in something quite substantial – patients seeking skin-tightening procedures after experiencing massive weight loss.

Sculpt and tuck: The all-in-one approach to body contouring

Daisy Brumby | Freelance Writer Monday, October 16, 2023

You've probably noticed the buzz about the latest trends and advancements in plastic surgery in your social media feeds and beyond. And why not? We're in an era where attaining that dream silhouette is more achievable than ever, especially with combination procedures such as liposuction of the flanks with a tummy tuck.

Shaping tomorrow: The boom in noninvasive body contouring and laser procedures

Ariel Frankeny | Freelance Writer Friday, August 4, 2023

When thinking about plastic surgery and what it entails, many patients tend to get stuck on the 'surgery' aspect. And while surgical procedures are an important part of the field, there is another element that is sometimes overlooked – noninvasive procedures.

Recovering from body contouring after significant weight loss

Gabby Shacknai | Freelance Writer Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Katie Coco was 31 years old when she decided to undergo gastric bypass surgery. She had been considering the surgery for many years and finally pulled the trigger.


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