Is Getting Plastic Surgery Across the Border Wise?
In early March of 2023, a North Carolina resident and three friends decided to make the long journey to Mexico to save money on a tummy tuck. She was just one of many Americans crossing the border to get cheaper medical procedures. This phenomenon is known as medical tourism. And it might leave you
Are There Non-Surgical Fat Removal Options?
As much as we’re told to embrace imperfections in our bodies, stubborn fat that won’t go away no matter how much you diet and exercise can be discouraging. VERY. Liposuction is one of the most popular and effective fat removal procedures. It’s highly effective and delivers outstanding results. It does have drawbacks though. First,
Wondering How Skin Elasticity Affects Plastic Surgery?
If you’re considering plastic surgery, you may be so focused on your desired outcome that you haven’t considered how the elasticity of your skin may affect that outcome. But you can bet your plastic surgeon certainly has. The fact is, skin elasticity affects plastic surgery results. Especially when it comes to liposuction. So skin
The Problems With BMI
In case you’re unfamiliar, Body Mass Index (BMI) is a screening tool that “tells” whether someone is underweight, overweight, obese, or at a healthy weight. That’s the theory, at least. It’s calculated using a combination of a person’s weight and height. As such, there are some clear problems with BMI. Does Your BMI Say You’re
Facial Surgeries Are Trending Younger
It may come as something of a surprise that there are popular trends in plastic surgery every year. But just like fashion, plastic surgery is influenced by lifestyle, technology, the economy, and cultural shifts. Even if the results are much longer lasting. Interestingly, the most popular facial surgeries are trending younger for 2023. Why
Skin Sensation Loss After Plastic Surgery
The age-defying and confidence-boosting results that come from plastic surgery can seem magical. But plastic surgery isn’t a matter of “just add water and stir.” The procedures are exacting and involve the cutting and tightening of the skin. As such, the incisions can cause a temporary skin sensation loss after plastic surgery. Don’t fret.
Plastic Surgery for Hair Restoration?
If you’re noticing thinning hair as a result of androgenic alopecia, your first thought is probably NOT that you need plastic surgery for hair restoration. While some plastic surgeons do provide hair transplant procedures and grafting for patients who are bald, it’s not ideal for thinning hair. Plus, the procedure is complicated. For patients
Breast Augmentation After Weight Loss
Have you recently undergone significant weight loss? If so, you may also be noticing a change or even loss in breast size. If your reasons for weight loss are celebratory, this can be a bit of a downer. And if the weight loss was not welcome, it can be even more discouraging. Fortunately, breast
Lymphatic Drainage Massage After Plastic Surgery
Do you love nothing more than getting a massage? Well, here’s the good news. If you decide to have a plastic surgery procedure, one of the best things you can do during recovery is to get a massage. A lymphatic drainage massage, to be specific. It may sound a bit clinical, but it feels
Ideal Body Areas for Liposuction
Fat is fat, right? Well, no. Whether you’re attempting to lose weight or in your desired weight range, there’s a good chance you struggle with areas where stubborn fat just won’t disappear. And it doesn’t matter how much you diet and exercise. If this sounds familiar, then liposuction could be the solution you’ve been