There’s this perception that a plastic surgeon will be able to make all the choices for a breast augmentation procedure, and it couldn’t be more untrue. This is your breast augmentation and your body, so you will be able to make the major choices yourself, including which types of incision you want. Whatever incision you… Read More »
The definition of a commodity is that it is a good or service that is the same regardless of who sells it to you or where it comes from. Common examples are grain or corn. When we choose to buy a commodity we usually make our decision based on price and availability because there are… Read More »
These are machines that are used to help break fat up to aid regular liposuction. They are not better or worse than traditional liposuction. The most important thing to ask is who is going to be actually holding the machine. Most of the companies who make these machines will sell them to anyone who will pay… Read More »
Dancing lessons, dinners, theatre tickets, massages, cruises and flat irons can be purchased on Groupon with variable results. But if you want to remove your saddlebags, you might want to do some research before pushing the “buy” button. The one area in which you should never seek discounts or shortcuts is your health. Further, some… Read More »
According to an August 23rd blog in NEWBEAUTY.com, “Only 3.5 percent of doctors in the U.S. are truly qualified to perform aesthetic procedures.” That is really bad news when you consider the number of untrained or inadequately trained doctors who are actually performing plastic surgery. Board-certified plastic surgeons and dermatologists call the cosmetic enhancement industry… Read More »
Smoking and cosmetic surgery do not go well together. Certain procedures are less susceptible to wound healing problems than others but the reasons for stopping are clear. Smoking reduces the amount of oxygen in the blood. The nicotine causes constriction or tightening of the blood vessels. What this means is that less blood makes it… Read More »
The risks associated with longer cosmetic surgeries are discussed.