Plastic Surgery Articles

Many plastic surgeons performing liposuction turn to laser-assisted liposuction devices or radio frequency assisted liposuction to perform body contouring and body sculpting techniques. Both of these procedures use either heat or laser energy to cause tissue contraction, which helps to shape, tone and tighten the body. Radio Frequency Assisted Lipo (RAFL) is among the latest technologies for body sculpting and permanent fat removal, and is currently undergoing FDA testing.

Liposuction can be performed on almost any area of the body, and today’s innovative techniques and procedures offer promising results a few weeks after treatment. It’s among today’s most sought-after plastic surgery procedures, and continues to be popular for men and women who want to lose a few stubborn pounds. However, many people experience several complications from fat removal surgery. Here are some tips for avoiding the common complications associated with liposuction:

If you’ve been considering liposuction to get rid of excess pounds and achieve your ideal silhouette, you may not have to go under the knife just yet. One of the latest body-sculpting techniques involves administering a series of injections into the fatty tissue to break down body fat and remove it from the body naturally. LipoSolve mesotherapy is now available at several medical spas and cosmetic surgery centers around the country, and promises to help you get rid of a few unwanted pounds naturally, and with minimal pain.

Now that summer season calls for shorts, swimsuits and dresses that show off those legs, it is time to get rid of those spider veins or varicose veins. It can be difficult to hide those embarrassing visible veins, but you have some options. Doctors have perfected several techniques and treatments that help to get rid of spider veins and varicose veins permanently, and some do not require much downtime. If you’re ready to get your body ready for summer season, here are some of your best options for getting rid of spider veins:

You’ll see results right after your breast augmentation procedure but you might be wondering, how long will they last? Most women with breast implants enjoy the fact that they can wear swimsuits and low-cut tops with confidence. However, it’s important to remember that these results are not permanent. If you gain or lose weight, experience some significant hormonal changes, or you live a very active lifestyle, you may need to undergo a breast lift or get a new set of implants.

Nobody wants to talk about it, yet everybody is doing it. If you aren’t comfortable with the term “rejuvenating your labia,” we suggest you use the word that’s becoming very popular in Urban Dictionaries everywhere. Say it with me: Vajayjay (pronounced vah jay jay). Don’t be afraid. More and more women are saying, “I want my vajayjay to look prettier.”

Former singer Amy Winehouse and among the many plastic surgery “addicts” among celebrity circles, died on July 24, 2011 and the autopsy reveals no cause of death at this time. The Los Angeles Times reports that the 27-year-old singer has left fans and family members waiting for the final toxicology results that won’t be ready for another two to four weeks. Fans and family members from around the globe have been paying their respects to the singer this week, and the world is waiting for the toxicology reports to come back to find out what exactly happened. It is unclear whether the death was caused by a drug overdose, a homicide or even suicide.

It's not going to surprise anyone to hear that thousands of patients a year are going to plastic surgeons' offices looking for correction of their uneven, unsightly, and sagging breasts. But is it surprising to hear that these are male patients? In 2003 the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) reported that 14,611 men had breast reduction surgery to correct gynecomastia, the medical term for female-like breasts in men.

"Man-boobs", "moobs", and "man breasts", these are just some of the slang-terms for a condition medically referred to as gynecomastia, literally meaning "woman-like breasts".

Many women are getting breast implants to help boost their self esteem, but research shows that some may be doing it to mask an even bigger psychological problem that could lead to suicide.