Monthly Archives: January 2011

Chin Up: Facial Contouring with Liposuction

I hear it all the time from my patients: they want to get rid of their “double chin.” So, it didn’t surprise me to see a poll on Realself.com that ranked chin liposuction as the 7th most “worth it” plastic surgery procedure. Chin liposuction isn’t a commonly talked about surgery, and it’s often misunderstood. So, I’m going to clear up…

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Breast Augmentation After Baby (Mommy Makeover)

As a mom myself, I know all too well the physical challenges of pregnancy. While it is tremendously worthwhile, having children can put your body through many tough changes, and I continue to see more and more women who aren’t quite happy with the way their breasts look after they’ve had a baby. Fortunately, many Houston breast enhancement options are…

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Liposuction: Still Popular after All These Years

Liposuction was initially developed in the early 1970s and further refined throughout the decade. It really caught on as a popular cosmetic procedure in the U.S. the 1980s. In 1985, the tumescent liposuction approach was developed, which revolutionized liposuction. Tumescent liposuction begins with the injection of a solution that swells the fat cells for easier removal while also providing local…

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Baby Steps with BOTOX®

Before making the decision to have plastic surgery, some patients like to take smaller non-surgical steps to improve their appearance. This is true for many of my patients who enjoyed the rejuvenation they achieved with BOTOX® Cosmetic and subsequently chose to pursue a face lift in Chicago. If you’re not ready for surgery, but would like to achieve temporary rejuvenation,…

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Myths about Silicone Implants

Women who choose breast augmentation have the option of either saline or silicone gel filled breast implants. One of the most common concerns I hear from women choosing breast implants in Phoenix is whether or not silicone implants are safe. Despite exhaustive scientific studies of this implant type, there are still several myths that cause women to think twice. Here…

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