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Laser assisted lipolysis (LAL) has become one of the leading liposuction and body contouring procedures on the market, an innovative procedure that uses lasers to vaporize the fatty tissues before extraction. This process allows the surgeon to remove both large and small fatty deposits easily and efficiently, because the laser emulsifies the fat before it is removed from the body. The results is minimal bruising, and little to no trauma to the surrounding tissues.

When asked what causes facial aging, many people will correctly answer “volume loss.” The moment we begin to lose that volume, we begin to show our age. Since this volume loss happens to everyone, there is an incredible amount of people searching for the anti-aging cure. As a Cosmetic Dermatologist, who has seen many products, I want to share with you that I have found a product that not only makes your look younger, but also reverses the signs of aging.

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons reports nearly 200,000 people had liposuction in 2009, making it one of the most popular cosmetic procedures. Dr. Glenn Davis, Raleigh North Carolina Plastic Surgeon with more than 20 years experience, answers your questions about the surprisingly simple technique that improves the body’s contour.

A panel of health care experts, who evaluate the latest’s scientific research, say a test used to screen for prostate cancer should be stopped immediately.

We used to like little bitty butts in the 70’s. But just like fashion, our preferences on body types change too. Today it’s a round, curvy and shapely butt on women like Kim Kardashian and Jennifer Lopez that impress us. And to get that curvy backside, you no longer have to endure a painful and risky procedure inserting silicone implants. You can reshape the butt with your own fat. Just pull it from other areas of the body and inject it into the butt. It’s that simple.

Patients often wonder why BOTOX prices vary at different medical offices. Dr. Harold J. Kaplan, board certified facial plastic surgeon, explains why.

If you’re interested in getting your teeth straightened, are considering teeth whitening procedures or need to undergo a gum recontouring procedure, you will need to work with a qualified cosmetic dentist. Cosmetic dentistry has grown dramatically over the last ten years, offering a wide range of options for patients that want to get a smile makeover and increase their self-esteem. If you want to achieve the best results from your dental treatments and whitening procedures, consider the following when selecting a cosmetic dentist:

Weight loss surgery, or bariatric surgery, can be a fairly expensive procedure with an average price ranging from $20,000 to $35,000+. LAP-BAND surgery is slightly less expensive than the typical gastric bypass procedure, with the average price ranging from $17,000 to $30,000+.

Veneers are a popular choice for tooth restoration procedures when your primary goal is to improve the aesthetic appearance of the teeth. Dental veneers are not designed to replace broken teeth or to improve the health of your gums – you’ll need dental implants and other tooth restoration treatments for those purposes. Dental veneers like LUMINEERS are made of a very thin layer of porcelain and are placed right on top of your teeth to create the look of perfectly-aligned teeth. LUMINEERS can instantly improve your smile and are still among the most painless types of veneers available.

If you’ve been thinking about getting laser eye surgery and are reviewing LASIK costs, you may be wondering how exactly these costs are calculated. LASIK has become more affordable than ever and many eye doctors now offer convenient payment plans to finance the treatment. You can also turn to third-party financing providers to get a low-interest, mini-loan for your procedure.