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  • The Difference Between Hot and Cold Nonsurgical Fat Reduction Procedures

    Dr. Grant Stevens, a board-certified plastic surgeon based in Marina Del Ray, California, explains the difference between hot and cold techniques for eliminating body fat. 

    “Fat is sensitive to heat, if you heat it up to 42 degrees or more, you can see some resolution in the fat. The problem is it is not as reproducible and tends to hurt,” notes Dr. Stevens. 

  • Why More Women Are Undergoing Labiaplasty

    Labiaplasty is a surgical procedure that alters the labia minora by removing excess tissue; it has risen in popularity by 44% between 2012 and 2013 with more than 5000 procedures performed. 

    For certain women the labia can cause discomfort when wearing tight clothing or engaging in certain exercises. Dr. Christine Hamori, a board-certified plastic surgeon based in Duxbury Massachusetts, performs 4 to 5 procedures a week. 

  • Safe Buttock Augmentation Options

    Dr. Constantino Mendieta, a board-certified plastic surgeon in Miami, FL, explains options for buttock augmentation that are safe for patients who are considering undergoing the procedure.
    Buttock augmentation is an aesthetic procedure that reshapes and enhances your gluteal area, providing you with an uplifted and shapelier buttock profile.  

  • The Benefits of Nonsurgical Fat Reduction and Skin Tightening

    Nonsurgical fat reduction is a procedure that uses specialized equipment to eliminate unwanted pockets of body fat. Dr. Jennifer Walden, a board-certified plastic surgeon based in Austin, TX, explains the benefits of noninvasive fat removal and skin tightening using Venus Freeze. 

    “The technician holds the hand-held probe and rubs it on your body where you want fat reduction and skin tightening to occur,” explains Dr. Walden. 

  • The Functional Benefits of Vaginal Plastic Surgery

    Vaginal plastic surgery, also referred to as vaginal rejuvenation, is comprised of vaginoplasty (tightening of the vagina) and labiaplasty (reshaping of the labia). 

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