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  • 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. 

  • Killing Two Fat Birds with One Stone

    The reason I feel like I need to lose weight is not necessarily because I am unhappy with the amount of fat I have in total, but rather with the overall shape of my body. By that I mean, if all my fat was strategically placed - say on my chest and the top of my buttocks, my weight would actually be fairly ideal! It’s why when I heard about fat grafting, I was particularly intrigued. Fat grafting is the removal of fat from one part of the body to augment another. 

  • Ellen’s Experience Undergoing Upper Arm and Thigh Lift Procedures

    An upper arm lift also known as a brachioplasty, reshapes the upper arm to tighten loose skin and remove fat that often creates a “bat wing” appearance under the arm. A thigh lift also known as thighplasty is a surgical procedure that involves the removal of excess skin and fat from either the inner or outer thighs. 

  • A Beautiful Body: The Evolution of Liposuction

    Modern Liposuction –  

    The term body contouring may conjure a dreamlike mental image of a svelte physique, perhaps sauntering along a beach in a bikini with nary a wiggle to be seen.  

    One of the most common body contouring procedures, liposuction, remains one of the more popular procedures performed today. Over the past 30 years, liposuction has evolved in many ways. Since the introduction of the “super-wet” technique in the ‘90s it remains a very safe procedure. 

  • Bottoms Up: The Rise of the Derriere

    Buttock augmentation, also known as gluteal augmentation, has gained popularity in the last few years with a 54% increase according The Aesthetic Society’s 2013 statistics. Dr. Constantino G. Mendieta, a board-certified plastic surgeon based in Miami attributes the buttock frenzy first, to Jennifer Lopez’s red carpet look in a green see-through dress that accentuated her curves and more recently, Kim Kardashian’s exceptionally voluptuous rear-end. 

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