Plastic Surgery Articles


Body Lift / Contouring

What is body lift/contouring? How is the procedure performed? Who is a candidate? In this article, we answer these questions and more.

Cellulite Treatments

If you are a woman, chances are you have cellulite. Cellulite is affects 90 percent of women, and it results in those lumps, bumps and wrinkles that give the skin that orange peal appearance. Fortunately, there are cellulite treatments that can help. To find out more about them...


If you have excess fat, liposuction is a popular kind of treatment intended to get rid of extra fat deposits or cellulite in the body. To learn how the procedure works and whether you are a candidate....

Leg Lift

As we age, we tend to develop excess skin and fat in our legs, particularly the thigh region. Leg lift surgery tightens the skin on your legs and thighs, making you look trimmer. To learn more....

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Breast Augmentation

Age, pregnancy, genetics and certain life events can cause the breasts to become saggy and lose volume. Some may just simply be unhappy with the breast size they were born with. Breast augmentation is a form of plastic surgery in which the breasts are outfitted with breast implants, which can improv ...

Benelli Lift

Do you small or medium breasts with mild sagging? The Benelli lift is a breast lift designed specifically for this, and it is less invasive than the traditional breast lift and fewer incisions are needed. So, how is the procedure performed? To find out...

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. Find out why here.

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 and give a woman breasts that are more in proportion with the rest of ...

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Wrinkles, sagging skin and other signs of aging are reasons why facelifts are one of the most popular aesthetic procedures in the US. Learn about the procedure, candidacy, possible complications, and more.

What is Lip Augmentation?

Have thin lips? Lip augmentation is a cosmetic procedure that involves lip implants or injection of lip fillers for the purpose of creating fuller lips. But what is recovery like? How about possible complications? Find out the answer to these questions and more.

Lip Fillers: Differences & Types

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. Learn ab ...

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

You've heard of gastric bypass surgery, but have you heard of the duodenal switch? This weight loss surgical procedure involves a combination of the fairly common practice of restrictive gastrointestinal surgeries, but has an added benefit. To learn more...

Bariatric Surgery: Attain Healthy Weight

For some, portion control is hard, and losing weight or maintaining a healthy weight is even harder. Bariatric surgery helps patients drop pounds by changing the size of their stomach, thereby limiting the amount of food that can be eaten and digested. 

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