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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,

5 Secrets to Plan Your Dream Breast Augmentation [Infographic]

Posted on August 27, 2018

Summary5 Secrets to Plan Your Dream Breast Augmentation [Infographic]Article Name5 Secrets to Plan Your Dream Breast Augmentation [Infographic]DescriptionAre you considering breast augmentation? This infographic from Las Cruces plastic surgeon Dr. Scot Martin reveals 5 secrets to plan a dream breast augmentation.Author
Dr. Scot Martin

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Martin Plastic Surgery

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3 Tips to Get Ready for Your Drainless Tummy Tuck

Posted on August 21, 2018

woman runningNow that your drainless tummy tuck is scheduled, it’s time to start preparing so you can get the best results possible. Keep these three key tips in mind in the weeks leading up to your procedure.

1. Do Your Homework

Knowing just what to expect at every step along the way—from what to wear on the day of your abdominoplasty to how much time you’ll need to take off work—can have a huge impact on your comfort and stress levels.

You should be able to find out all of this information from your plastic surgeon during your consultation and pre-surgery visit, but if a question comes up later,

How to Plan Your Mommy Makeover in Time for a Big Event

Posted on July 12, 2018

mommy makeover recovery timeline before eventYou’re already planning on putting the time and effort into getting a mommy makeover, so why not make sure you can reveal your beautiful results at the perfect time? Lots of women plan their plastic surgery procedures to be ready in time for a big event like a wedding, reunion or special anniversary.

Thesemommy makeover timeline tricks can help you plan any procedure so you can show off your stunning new looks just in time for your next special occasion.*

4 to 6 Months in Advance Is the Sweet Spot

A mommy makeover usually includes breast enhancement, a tummy tuck and liposuction.