How Much Fat Will Liposuction Be Able to Remove?

In my many years of performing plastic surgery procedures, I have learned that no two patients are exactly the same. For example, in the case of liposuction, there can be a significant difference in the amount of fat (and the specific areas being treated) that will need to be removed in order to provide my

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Realistic Expectations for Liposuction Surgery

Maintaining optimism is extremely important for prospective plastic surgery patients, but staying realistic is just as vital. I consider it part of my duty as a double board-certified plastic surgeon to help each patient I work with fully understand their respective cosmetic procedure and what it can help them achieve. Cosmetic procedures like liposuction may

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A Few Hot Cosmetic Procedures to Consider This Summer

People should feel good about themselves year-round, but it’s true that some seasons create a more urgent desire to have a trim, healthy physique or figure. Summer is the time when many patients feel the most self-conscious about their bodies. Between trips to the beach and pool, wedding season, and summer parties, I can understand

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Utilizing Diverse Techniques in Liposuction

One of the most popular body contouring procedures for both men and women is liposuction. According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), in 2013, 312,176 women and 51,736 men received liposuction. I frequently discuss liposuction with patients who are looking to eliminate excess body fat. Liposuction is not only performed as an

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Health and Wellness: Determining a Healthy Weight

Earlier this month Medical News Today released an article entitled “What is a Healthy Weight?” Discussing factors like age, sex, height, bone density, etc. that affect a person’s ideal weight, the article emphasized that one person’s healthy weight can’t be compared to another’s. Since health and wellness is such an important part of Southern Plastic

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