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What are the best options for noninvasive fat removal?

Sachin Shridharani, MD & Ruth Anne Holiday, MPH | New York, NY Wednesday, August 16, 2017

All too often individuals look for alternative options to liposuction for help removing that excess and/or unwanted fat. While these options do not replace liposuction, they offer an alternative to surgery.

Ten things to ask before having plastic surgery

Rod Rohrich, MD, FACS | Dallas, TX Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Be sure to ask your plastic surgeon these ten questions at your consultation before undergoing any cosmetic procedure.

Breast augmentation – natural vs augmented results

Cameron Craven, MD | Austin, TX Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Most breast augmentation patients focus their treatment plan on the enhancement of their breasts while still maintaining an overall natural appearance.

What plastic surgery can make my legs thinner?

Jon Ver Halen, MD | Southlake, TX Friday, August 04, 2017

Plastic surgery to slim a patient's legs is generally most effective in the upper parts of the leg, such as the thigh.

Exercise after breast augmentation

Catherine Huang-Begovic, MD | Beverly Hills, CA Tuesday, August 01, 2017

A common question breast augmentation patients ask their plastic surgeon is when they can start working out after surgery.

What is radiofrequency-assisted liposuction?

Mark Schusterman, MD | Houston, TX Friday, July 28, 2017

Radiofrequency-assisted liposuction is a relatively new, minimally invasive procedure which uses a thermal energy field to induce skin tightening.

Surgical and nonsurgical options to plump up your lips

J. Timothy Katzen, MD | Beverly Hills, CA & Las Vegas, NV Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Nowadays, women and men crave fuller looking lips. Celebrities such as Kylie Jenner and Bella Thorne have made fuller lips the "in" look.

Plastic surgery is no longer just for women

Leonard Miller, MD | Boston, MA Friday, July 21, 2017

The newest statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) show that male cosmetic procedures are steadily on the rise.

Mommy makeover – how much does it cost?

Christopher Knotts, MD | Reston, VA Wednesday, July 19, 2017

When it comes to the critically acclaimed mommy makeover, there are a variety of factors that contribute to the total cost and can vary widely per patient.

Tummy tuck for men

Josef Hadeed, MD, FACS | Beverly Hills, CA Tuesday, July 18, 2017

A growing number of men are choosing to have a tummy tuck, and plastic surgery procedures overall are becoming more common in the male demographic.

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