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Sculpting the male physique through liposuction

Daisy Brumby | Freelance Writer Monday, June 17, 2024

The vast majority of liposuction patients are women, but men get lipo too. As opposed to a female patient's ideal of an hourglass frame with a narrow waist, male patients desire a V-shaped torso.

Uh-oh! It’s already swimsuit season: Procedures that will have you swimwear-ready fast

Alia Willson | Freelance Writer Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Did you blink and suddenly find yourself staring squarely into swimsuit season already? Time moves fast! If you have been in an extended hibernation mode, you may not feel ready to hit the beach or hang out with friends by the pool, even when the excruciating heat hits.

A deep dive into modern liposuction: PAL, Mircoaire, Renuvion and more

Ariel Frankeny | Freelance Writer Monday, April 22, 2024

Among the most iconic procedures in plastic surgery, liposuction is undoubtedly right at the top of this list. Liposuction has consistently been in front of the public eye because of the many decades of amazing results it has provided for women and men alike.

Why some plastic surgeons are now offering weight loss medications

Daisy Brumby | Freelance Writer Monday, April 1, 2024

You might raise an eyebrow at the thought of your plastic surgeon prescribing semaglutide weight loss medications like Ozempic, especially if they're one of the go-to experts for liposuction in your area. It does sound a bit counterintuitive at first. Yet, when you look closer, the picture becomes clearer.

Why are men mad about liposuction?

Alia Willson | Freelance Writer Thursday, March 21, 2024

There's a new kind of madness gripping men this March, and it has nothing to do with sports. Liposuction is one of the fastest-growing cosmetic trends among men. Recent statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons show liposuction was one of the top procedures for men in 2022, with nearly 19,275 males undergoing the procedure.

Sculpting the future: Introducing high-definition liposculpture

Kayla Peterson | Freelance Writer Friday, February 9, 2024

In the dynamic and ever-evolving world of plastic surgery, the introduction of new techniques and approaches marks significant milestones that reshape the landscape of aesthetic medicine. A groundbreaking technique known as high-definition liposculpture is now available in the United States.

Road to wellness: Patients with higher BMI can benefit from liposuction coupled with a healthy lifestyle

Daisy Brumby | Freelance Writer Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Liposuction can benefit people of all shapes and sizes, including those with a high body mass index (BMI), but it's not a quick fix for losing weight. Yes, liposuction removes fat, but not enough for significant weight loss. Why? Because there's a limit to how much a surgeon can safely remove at once.

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.

Liposuction was the most popular post-pandemic plastic surgery procedure

Daisy Brumby | Freelance Writer Tuesday, October 11, 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic helped keep liposuction at the top of the plastic surgery procedure list for another year. And according to the Inaugural ASPS Insights and Trends Report, patients sought liposuction more than any other plastic surgery procedure in 2021-22.

Eight ways to make liposuction recovery a breeze

Kaitlin Clark | Freelance Writer Thursday, August 4, 2022

Liposuction is often believed to be a minor procedure, especially when compared to other popular plastic surgeries, but the fact is that liposuction is much more serious than a "lunchtime procedure," regardless of how small the area being treated is.

Six procedures to get now to be summer-ready

Kaitlin Clark | Freelance Writer Tuesday, May 3, 2022

While the pandemic was a rough time for many, it certainly didn't negatively impact the popularity of cosmetic procedures and surgeons are anticipating patient requests will shift slightly as they start to set their eyes on a summer vacation or a beach weekend.

Celebs are more transparent than ever about plastic surgery, but is it always helpful?

Kaitlin Clark | Freelance Writer Tuesday, April 19, 2022

The celebrity plastic surgery have they or haven't they game is tired, and inherently implies some kind of plastic surgery shaming, which we all can agree needs to end.

Combining liposuction with skin tightening is the secret to getting serious results

Kaitlin Clark | Freelance Writer Monday, April 11, 2022

There are several effective options for skin tightening that can be done in tandem with liposuction or at a subsequent appointment.

Five procedures to get now to be ready for the holidays

Kaitlin Clark | Freelance Writer Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Historically, the holiday season – Halloween through mid-January – has been the busiest time of year for plastic surgeons, and this year is no different.

Body contouring's latest frontier: High-definition liposuction

Kaitlin Clark | Freelance Writer Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Liposuction continues to be one of the most popular cosmetic surgeries in the world. Even during a pandemic year, more than 210,000 liposuction procedures were performed, making it the fourth most popular procedure of 2020, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.


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