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Should You Avoid Liposuction If You’re Overweight?

By now you probably know that liposuction is meant for body contouring, not weight loss. The issue here isn’t really “can people who are overweight get liposuction” – it”s more about how overweight you are, how much fat you want to remove, and what you”re expecting liposuction to accomplish for you. I can tell you right now that liposuction absolutely…

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Cosmetic Surgery Extremes in the News

It”s a little frustrating how some people in the media portray cosmetic surgery – one minute they”re criticizing all the reasonable men and women out there who choose cosmetic surgery for an enhanced look, and the next minute they”re touting cosmetic surgery as some kind of cure-all. Both of these extremes don”t paint a very realistic picture of cosmetic surgery…

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Standard Tummy Tuck vs. Vertical-Incision Tummy Tuck

Lately there”s such a push for mini and minimally-invasive procedures that often you don”t hear much about the more intensive options like “vertical-incision abdominoplasty” that some patients need. For surgeons who perform a fair amount of post-weight-loss cosmetic surgery, this abdominoplasty technique can be an appropriate method to address larger amounts of excess tissue and loose skin, especially in the…

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Male Tummy Tuck – Facts on Abdominoplasty for Men

Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) for men involves all the same steps as the procedure for women, but men often have very different goals for this type of procedure than women do, so they require a specific approach. At my Orange County, California plastic surgery offices, I treat a number of male patients each year with treatments ranging from BOTOX® Cosmetic to…

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Revision Breast Enlargement in Orange County

Secondary breast augmentation is a complex and technically demanding procedure, but it is also an art. Here are a few of the many factors that I typically need to address in an Orange County revision breast enlargement procedure, and ways you can help prevent those problems from recurring with your breast implants. Restoring Symmetry Although breast asymmetry has many different…

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