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Can You Speed Up Your Recovery After Liposuction? [Infographic]

Posted on December 4, 2018

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3 Little Secrets to See Even Better Results from a Tummy Tuck

Posted on November 20, 2018

Woman on laptopDoing your homework before getting any cosmetic procedure is an important first step to get the absolute most out of your procedure.
If you want to get the best tummy tuck results, follow these top three preparation tips.

1. Get the Timing Just Right

While there’s no age cutoff to getting a tummy tuck, you do need to consider where you are in life when thinking about getting plastic surgery. You’ll see the best outcome if you wait until you’ve completed your family, since a future pregnancy could mean you’ll require a revision surgery shortly down the road.

Another timing factor to consider is your fitness journey.

4 Tips to Heal Faster after Breast Augmentation [Infographic]

Posted on October 31, 2018

October 2018 infographic from Dr. Scot Martin

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3 Mistakes to Avoid When Picking a Plastic Surgeon for Body Contouring

Posted on October 18, 2018

Man and woman researching on computer and tablet on couchOne of the most important decisions you’ll make about your plastic surgery procedure is which plastic surgeon to choose. After all, cosmetic surgery is still surgery, so you want to make sure you pick someone with experience, ample training and excellent references.

If you’re not quite sure how to pick a plastic surgeon for body contouring or other procedures, start with these three big red flags to stay far, far away from.

Mistake #1: Not Checking for Board Certification

The first credential you should check for when picking a plastic surgeon is board certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Board-certified plastic surgeons have completed rigorous medical schooling and residency programs designed to equip surgeons with an extensive knowledge of a wide range of procedures,

Why Liposuction Is about Contouring, Not Losing Weight

Posted on September 14, 2018

At first glance, liposuction might seem like the perfect weight loss solution—after all, it sucks out unwanted fat from practically anywhere on your body, right? Not exactly.

While liposuction can address isolated pockets of stubborn fat just about anywhere, there is a limit to how much fat it can remove. In fact, liposuction isn’t for weight loss at all, but rather is a tool for improving your body’s contours. In fact, all body contouring plastic surgery, including tummy tucks, thigh lifts, and even nonsurgical procedures, have the goal of body shaping, not weight reduction.

Lipo Isn’t about How Much Fat You Have—It’s Where You Store It

Everyone has a certain amount of fat cells throughout their bodies,