Category: Body Contouring

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Liposuction is a cosmetic surgery procedure that removes fat and reshapes a specific part of the body. Learn more about the procedure by reading the answers to these common liposuction questions. Is liposuction a weight loss procedure? Liposuction is not an obesity or weight loss treatment; it selectively removes persistent subcutaneous fat — fat that’s… Continue Reading »

A recent episode of The Doctors featured “Ask Our Doctors: Celebrity Edition,” and actor Blair Underwood inquired if there is a cosmetic surgery procedure that can give a man six-pack abs. Plastic surgeon Dr. Andrew Ordon explained that VASER liposuction is a possible solution. “He’s not alone, and we do have a surgical solution. Liposuction has… Continue Reading »

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There are a variety of liposuction techniques, from an ultrasound-assisted liposuction device to a laser, but which ones do surgeons prefer? A new survey revealed that suction-assisted lipectomy (SAL), which is considered traditional liposuction, was the preferred method of fat removal for over half of the plastic surgeons who responded. “In a field that is… Continue Reading »

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A study found that pain and recovery time are significantly decreased after tummy tuck surgery when the patient receives a combination injection of nerve blocks and long-acting local anesthetics into nerve branches around the abdomen before surgery. A nerve block is an injection of medication into a specific area of the body that numbs the nerves there. Dr. Lu-Jean… Continue Reading »

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Lately we have been getting more and more patients asking for a tummy tuck not knowing exactly what it entails.  The general desire is to achieve a “flat stomach”.  The truth of the matter is not everyone is a good candidate for a tummy tuck and most importantly not everybody needs a tummy tuck to… Continue Reading »

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People come in all different shapes and sizes. Every body type has predisposed areas of fat storage and, even with a rigorous diet and exercise; you can’t always remove the unwanted bulges. With expanding technology and medical advances, there is now an exciting method to shape your body and get rid of those stubborn fat… Continue Reading »

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