Have you always wanted a tummy tuck after having your children or breast augmentation before the summer? Or maybe you want to have a facelift before you turn __? If you’ve thought about having a plastic surgery procedure, but not sure where to begin; here are 3 tips to consider.
1. Is your doctor a [...]
Although Breast Augmentation with Silicone or Saline Implants is still the most popular procedure in plastic surgery, followed by Liposuction and the Tummy Tuck; the Brazilian Buttock Lift was also a big hit at our latest body contouring seminar. Many patients like the idea of using their own body fat to augment the buttock area. [...]
Ever thought of saving your fat cells for future use?
I recently went to a conference in San Francisco hosted by AdiCyte, a company in Arizona that banks your fat cells (Adipose tissue) for future use. This sounds like real advanced medicine, but in fact, they have over 20 years in cell cryopreservation.
Latent in your fat [...]
Once a year, we hold our Cosmetic Surgery Wine & Cheese Open House. It is our biggest event of the year.
It was a huge success. Over 60 attendees were greeted as they got off the elevator with the cool, rhythmic, island sounds of Socca, Calypso, and Caribbean Jazz. With a glass of red or white [...]
You have dedicated all your time to your children and rightfully so, as your family’s health and happiness is most important.
Now you want to take a little time for self improvement, after all, you deserve it. As one patient stated after 3 children,
“I told my husband he is going to have to put me back [...]
On Thursday, April 19, we held our Body Contouring Seminar. Dr. Togba discussed all aspects of Body Contouring to include Breast Augmentation, Breast Lift, and Reduction, Liposuction, Tummy Tuck and the now famous, Brazilian Buttock Lift.
Here are some comments by some of the attendees:
“The seminar was very nice and I enjoyed it. [...]
Q: Does Laser Liposuction work better than Standard Liposuction?
A: Great question! The answer is that there is no scientific evidence that laser liposuction offers any benefits over standard liposuction. The retraction of the overlying skin has to do with its turgor rather than the instrument used to remove the fat. No matter the modality, (whether laser, vaser, [...]
In the quest to find the right plastic surgeon, it is a good idea to have at least 2 consultations before deciding on which plastic surgeon is the best fit to meet your cosmetic goals. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons, (ASPS) has published an article, “Questions to ask my plastic surgeon,” http://www.plasticsurgery.org/articles-and-galleries/patient-and-consumer-information/patient-safety.html?sub=Questions%20to%20ask%20my%20plastic%20surgeon. This is [...]
The decision to have a plastic or reconstructive procedure is not a small matter. In our quest to find the best plastic surgeon to perform our most desired plastic surgery procedure, be it a facelift or a tummy tuck, we often refer to the internet and start with an on-line search. In the past, it [...]
Over the past 11 years I have interviewed many women that have considered breast reduction and have walked many women through the surgical process from their first phone call to their last post-operative visit. Recently, while sending out a breast reduction patient’s before and after photos I thought about some of the same comments [...]