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Body

Body Lift / Contouring

What is Body Lift/Contouring? A body lift or contouring procedure is a cosmetic surgery that is designed to address sagging skin in various parts of the body. The ultimate goal of the procedure is to tone and smooth out the skin all over the body, and this is primarily accomplished by removing exces ...

Cellulite treatments

Cellulite is a condition that affects 90% of women, resulting in those lumps, bumps and wrinkles that give the skin that orange peal appearance. Amazingly, very few men develop cellulite due to their thicker skin and smaller fat cell structure. Women have resorted to untold and largely ineffective c ...

Liposuction

What is liposuction? Liposuction is a popular kind of treatment intended to get rid of extra fat deposits or cellulite in the body. Liposuction accomplishes this using a surgical technique. How does Liposuction work? Liposuction works by the process of invasive suction. The doctor loosens fat deposi ...

Leg Lift

A common procedure that is not often talked about is the leg lift surgery. This cosmetic surgery helps reduce the effects of aging by removing wrinkles, fat, and loose skin. Many women undergo this surgery after losing weight or when they start noticing the effects of age. Having a leg lift will tig ...

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Breast

Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation is a form of plastic surgery in which the breasts are outfitted with breast implants, which can improve the size and shape of the breasts. It is a procedure that uses either saline or silicone gel implants. Besides being used to improve breast size, it can also correct the size a ...

Benelli Lift

What is the Benelli Lift? The Benelli Lift is a breast lift designed specifically for women that have small or medium breasts with mild ptosis or sagging. It is less invasive than the traditional breast lift, and fewer incisions are needed. How is the Benelli Lift performed? The Benelli Lift, or dou ...

Big Breast Implants - Yes or No?

Bigger is better, isn't it? Well, not always. It certainly isn't always better in the case of breast implants. While some women do prefer to go with big breast implants—sometimes opting to go up several bra cup sizes with their implants—other women are content with achieving proportion

Breast Reduction

Breast reduction surgery may be the perfect solution for you if you are experiencing back problems due to breasts that are too large. This surgery removes fat and other glandular tissue in order to decrease the size of the breasts. Basically this procedure can give a woman breasts that are more in p ...

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Face

Facelift

What is a Facelift? A facelift, or rhytidectomy, is a surgical procedure which is aimed at removing the wrinkles of the skin in order to attain a more youthful appearance. Rhytidectomy is a form of aesthetic surgery and ranks as the sixth most popular aesthetic procedure done in the US. How does a F ...

What is Lip Augmentation ?

What is Lip Augmentation? Lip augmentation is a cosmetic procedure that involves lip implants or injection of lip fillers for the purpose of creating fuller lips. Who benefits from Lip Augmentation? Individuals with thinner lips or vertical lip wrinkles seek out lip augmentation to achieve fuller, m ...

Lip Fillers - Types of Lips & Enhancements

In addition to the original lip filler collagen, there are other new temporary fillers that can be used to deliver that bee-stung look in just seconds. The injections procedure is the same for each one, but the results can differ slightly depending on the patient and the filler they choose with thei ...

Facial Implants

What are Facial Implants? Facial implants are any type of prosthetic or artificial insert that is used to help enhance the structure of the face. It falls within the larger category of operations known as plastic surgeries, as the inserts that are used are typically made from either silicone or sali ...

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Weight Loss Surgery

Weight Loss Surgery

Weight loss surgery is one of the most popular types of surgery that is currently available, allowing the patient to lose weight almost immediately and become more attractive almost overnight. With gastric bypass, liposuction and abdominoplasty available for the patient to choose from, there is almo ...

Lap-Band Surgery

The idea behind Lap-Band surgery is to create a controlled and adjustable small pouch in the upper part of the stomach thus limiting food intake and inducing weight loss. The anatomy of the stomach is not altered in any way, unlike other procedures. Some studies have documented weight loss similar t ...

Duodenal Switch

The weight loss surgical procedure known as duodenal switch involves a combination of the fairly common practice of restrictive gastrointestinal surgeries, with some important malabsorptive elements.  However, because the duodenum pathway from the stomach into the small intestine is left in place ...

Bariatric Surgery' Attain Healthy Weight

Bariatric surgery works to change the size of a person’s stomach, thereby limiting the amount of food he can eat and digest.  Because the stomach size is made dramatically smaller during surgery, a person loses weight simply because he is not capable of eating the quantity of food he previ ...

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