All Article News for Body Contouring

  • Adolescents requesting Body contouring

    Body contouring may consist of one procedure or many procedures that help to alter the shape of your body. Contouring can be completed on the arms, breasts, abdomen, buttocks and a number of other areas on the body. The ultimate result is for surgeons to achieve the patient's goal of having a contoured body without extra skin. 

  • Tell me more about the mommy makeover

    Motherhood can be one of the most rewarding journeys for a woman. Giving birth may not be the most pleasant experience, but the spoils of motherhood frequently overshadow painful memories from childbirth. 

  • What is the Brazilian butt lift?

    The secret is out: Fine-tuning your fanny is one of the hottest new trends in plastic surgery, whether you're boosting your buttocks or heightening your hiney. There is a number of procedures for your posterior, and as the year continues, these operations are becoming more popular. 

  • Understanding the labiaplasty

    Labiaplasties have become increasingly popular in the recent months, with the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery reporting that more than 5,000 procedures were preformed in 2013. Since the procedure has seen such an impressive boom in popularity, a number of patients are seeking more information about the surgery. 

  • Research shows link between buttock size and intelligence

    A new study explores the issue: "Are fat-bottomed girls smarter?" Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh and the University of California at Santa Barbara put it scientifically: "Is gluteofemoral fat a privileged store of neurodevelopmental resources?" 

    According to the Chicago Tribune, the answer is a resounding "yes." And there is icing on the cake. Researchers claim that broad-bottomed women also have smarter children. 

  • There's more to tummy tucks than meets the eye

    A recent study showed that tummy tucks following major weight loss may do more than improve your appearance. Because a tummy tuck makes you look better, it also motivates you to keep your weight down. These surgeries can produce "a second wave of elation" that helps you stay on track to lose more weight, according to an assistant professor of plastic surgery at the University Of Maryland School Of Medicine. 

  • Padded panties to buttock augmentation: the butt is in!

    Anyone that owns a television knows that buttocks are now competing with breasts as markers of femininity - and the bigger the better. Georgea Kovanis, blogging for the Detroit Free Press is interested in this trend. 

    Plastic surgery is the specialty that can turn flat buttocks into curvy hillocks. Call it a buttock enlargement, butt implant, or gluteal implant; a buttock augmentation can be performed using implants or fat transfer/fat transplantation. 

  • What goes into a Mommy Makeover?

    If you've been doing research on cosmetic surgery, you've likely come across the term "Mommy Makeover." There is often confusion over this phrase, as some people think it consists of one singular plastic surgery procedure. In actuality, a Mommy Makeover can involve any number of plastic surgeries depending on what the patient is looking for. 

  • New laser system works under the skin to blast cellulite

    A new FDA-approved laser called Cellulaze is designed to reach under the skin to change the underlying structure that causes cellulite. American women have gobbled up cellulite products and nonsurgical treatments such as massage, suction and radio waves. The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) reports to Harper's Bazaar that ninety percent of all women experience cellulite to some degree. 

  • Know your types of fat

    "Fat" is a word that can put many people on edge. Lots of us have a few extra pounds that we'd like to wipe away - love handles, a bigger belly or thick thighs can do major damage to your self-esteem. While there's no magic wand that can get rid of fat, there is an aesthetic procedure that may seem like magic. Liposuction can remove some of the fat from problem areas, such as the stomach, sides, buttocks or waistline. This gives patients a slimmer body contour, and can be particularly useful for those who have trouble shedding pounds with diet and exercise alone.