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Should You Get Body Contouring After Weight Loss Surgery?

Weight loss surgery changes lives for the better—patients who have struggled with their weight for years and suffered from related issues ranging from joint pain to sleep apnea are able to shed the pounds, face each day with greater energy and self-confidence, and feel better than ever. However, bariatric surgery isn’t necessarily the last stop… Continue Reading »

Body Lift After Weight Loss

We’ve helped numerous patients from Rancho Cucamonga and beyond complete their weight loss journey with expertly performed body lift surgery and compassionate care Unfortunately, a person’s body transformation does not always end once excess weight has been lost. Sagging areas of excess skin are often left behind, which can be embarrassing or even physically uncomfortable…. Continue Reading »

Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship Program

Dr. Haiavy is honored to host a new generation of fantastic cosmetic surgeons at our practice Maintaining and improving the quality of advanced education in nationally recognized cosmetic surgery fellowships is a primary aim of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. The Academy is an accredited council of professionals devoted to post-graduate medical education in… Continue Reading »

10 Bariatric Surgery Tips From the RealSelf Community

Weight loss is a long and difficult journey, but with the Internet, it doesn’t have to be a lonely one. The cosmetic surgery website RealSelf.com has a solid community of users who support each other through their struggles, including bariatric surgery and subsequent cosmetic procedures. A recent post on the website highlighted 10 tips from… Continue Reading »

American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Holds Annual Scientific Meeting

A new president was elected by the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS) at its annual meeting in January, during which scientific sessions focused on cosmetic surgery advances. Dr. Gerald Edds, MD, FACS, was officially inducted as the 2012 president at the meeting in Las Vegas. “To be elected president of the leading organization for… Continue Reading »

Majority of Patients Want Body Contouring After Weight Loss Surgery

A new study found 75% of women and 68% of men wanted body contouring procedures after weight loss following bariatric surgery. Post weight loss surgery is often a last and necessary step in a patient’s weight loss surgery journey. Medically-assisted weight loss often results in loose and hanging skin on the upper arms, breasts, abdomen… Continue Reading »

Predictions for the Year Ahead in Cosmetic Surgery

Looking ahead to the New Year, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) spoke with cosmetic plastic surgeons from around the country to come up with a list of 2011 cosmetic surgery predictions. Face Lifts & Facial Rejuvenation One area where surgeons believe there will be growth is in face lift surgery. As they… Continue Reading »

Post Bariatric Surgery Care Guidelines Published

There were an estimated 200,000 bariatric surgeries performed in 2009, according to the Endocrine Society. As the number of patients undergoing weight loss surgeries continues to grow, the society saw the need for standards of care following these procedures, so they created a task force that has published guidelines for post-op bariatric surgery follow-up and… Continue Reading »

New Studies Show Benefits of Bariatric Surgery

A recent study from George Washington University titled “A Heavy Burden: The Individual Costs of Being Overweight and Obese in the United States” found that it costs more to be overweight, and, more specifically, it costs more to be an overweight woman than an overweight man. Researchers found that the annual cost of being obese… Continue Reading »