Cosmetic Surgery Articles

The Medlite 6 Laser is a high-tech way to remove tattoos or eliminate brown discoloration caused by certain birthmarks or age spots also known as "liver spots", as well as diminish the sight of stretchmarks.

In a fat transfer to the buttocks, fat cells are removed from parts of the body where the patient has fat to spare like the back, stomach, thighs and flanks. The fat is then injected into the buttocks to create a fuller and rounder butt. The procedure is usually performed under general anesthesia by a cosmetic surgery doctors or board-certified plastic surgery doctors and takes about one and a half to two hours.

If you have a big bump on your nose or an asymmetrical nose shape that is making you self-conscious about your appearance, you might have considered getting rhinoplasty, or nose job surgery, to fix your facial profile. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons reports that 255,972 rhinoplasty procedures were performed in 2009 alone. While the nose job continues to be a popular procedure for both men and women, it does have some risks. The non-surgical nose job can be performed in 30 minutes or less, and offers an alternative to going under the knife.

After acne breakouts and skin imbalances have subsided, you may be left with dark marks and scars from the experience. Acne scars are an inevitable part of the healing process after a bout of acne, but even as your skin gets healthier, most scars won’t disappear completely.

Pregnancy can be a beautiful time in a woman’s life. Watching and feeling your unborn child grow within you. Nothing else matters in the world. That is until you realize a lot more grew within you than you thought…

If you already have sun-damaged skin from too much sun exposure this season, you may be a good candidate for a laser skin rejuvenation treatment. The Sciton laser is one of the newest laser technologies available at many premier plastic, cosmetic, and aesthetic surgery centers around the country. The laser was featured on The Doctors TV show earlier this year and is currently a popular laser used for the MicroLaser Peel offered at the Southern Surgical Arts Center in Chattanooga. The doctors at the Southern Surgical Arts Center recommend this particular laser for treating sun-damaged skin, vascular lesions, acne, and even wrinkles.

Celebrities who reach the ‘most beautiful people’ list each year have specific features that make them more attractive than most of us; high cheekbones, strong facial contours and perfect body proportions come together to create the Hollywood ideal.

It can take time to find the right breast augmentation surgeon to perform your breast lift, breast augmentation procedure or breast reduction surgery. You’ll need to review the surgeon’s credentials, learn about the different services he or she offers and review breast augmentation before and after photos to gauge the surgeon’s skill level.

The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery reports nearly 11.7 cosmetic procedures are performed each year. From lipoplasty to eyelid surgery, it’s clear that both surgical and nonsurgical cosmetic surgery procedures are a growing trend for men and women alike. In fact, the ASAPS estimates a 457% increase since 1997, with women accounting for just over 90 percent of all procedures.

Celebrities including Kim Kardashian, Jennifer Lopez, and even Kate Middleton have sparked an emerging trend in butt augmentation procedures. Plastic surgeons around the world are noticing an increasing demand for buttock implants and butt lifts, and many patients are finding that the Brazilian Butt Lift procedure is especially effective for creating a natural, sculpted look. Unlike butt implants, the Brazilian butt lift involves using the patient’s own body fat to add volume to the buttocks. This can help to create long-lasting and more natural-looking results.