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Life After Lipo

  Life After Lipo:  Tips to Maintaining Long Term Results   Liposuction is a popular cosmetic procedure that can help you achieve a more sculpted and toned physique, but liposuction is not a magical solution for long-term weight loss. To maintain the results of your liposuction procedure, you need to adopt healthy lifestyle habits that include a balanced diet and regular… Read Full Post
Category: Liposuction

Breast Lift vs. Augmentation

Breast enhancement procedures are surgical methods used to change the overall appearance, size and shape of the breasts. These procedures are highly sought after for various reasons, including aesthetic preferences, confidence boosting and reconstructive purposes after pregnancy or weight loss. Despite the procedures' popularity, many questions exist concerning a breast lift vs. augmentation… Read Full Post

Cost of a Tummy Tuck

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A tummy tuck is a popular form of plastic surgery, with around 162,000 procedures performed annually across the country. But what does a tummy tuck cost? And what do you get for your investment? This article will review the various factors affecting the average cost of a tummy tuck and explain what you can expect. TABLE OF CONTENTS Tummy Tuck Cost Tummy Tuck Cost Factors What's… Read Full Post

Regaining Confidence and Form: Unveiling the Multiple Benefits of Mommy Makeover Post-Pregnancy

  Pregnancy induces various physiological changes in a woman’s body. Some common changes include weight gain, breast enlargement, hormonal fluctuations, stretching of abdominal muscles, and changes in skin elasticity.  These changes can impact the body’s appearance and may lead to concerns like stretched abdominal skin, sagging breasts, and stubborn fat deposits.  Unfortunately,… Read Full Post

Aiding Your Journey to a Smooth Tummy Tuck Recovery

    Abdominoplasty, more commonly known as tummy tuck, is a popular procedure involving the removal of fat and excess skin from the abdominal area as well as the tightening of the abdominal muscles to reveal a slimmer figure.  There are many factors that will influence the speed and effectiveness of your recovery such as post-op activity levels, immune response, smoking habits,… Read Full Post

A Complete Guide to Breast Augmentation Procedures

Making an Informed Decision: Breast augmentation surgery has undoubtedly gained widespread popularity, attracting attention from celebrities and everyday individuals alike. However, amidst the buzz and media coverage, it is crucial to separate fact from fiction when it comes to making an informed decision about the procedure. Contrary to popular belief, breast implants don’t necessarily need to… Read Full Post

Breast Reduction Surgery Cost

For many women, bigger breasts are not always better. If you have breasts you feel are overly large, breast reduction may be the right way to not only reduce their size but also improve the overall shape of your breasts. It's a popular procedure — members of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons perform over 71,000 breast reductions for aesthetic reasons annually. Your breast reduction… Read Full Post

Brazilian Butt Lift Recovery Guide

Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon Serving Baltimore, Columbia, Owings Mills, Towson, Nearby Maryland & Lower Pennsylvania The Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL) is an effective and popular form of plastic surgery, providing the curves and hourglass silhouette that many people admire. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, its members perform more than 28,000 BBL procedures annually… Read Full Post
Category: Butt Lift

Plastic Surgery Recovery Guide: How Many PTO Days You'll Need to Take for Every Plastic Surgery Procedure

Plastic surgery is increasingly common. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons reports its members performed 2.3 million cosmetic surgeries, 13.2 million cosmetic minimally invasive procedures and 6.8 million reconstructive surgeries in 2020. Each procedure is different, and plastic surgery recovery time depends on a wide range of factors. So, just how long does it take to recover from… Read Full Post

Keep Your New Year's Resolution Attainable With Body Contouring

The top three 2023 New Year's resolutions were exercising more, eating healthier and losing weight. But what if your New Year's resolutions alone don't achieve your desired results? Surgical body contouring can deliver the sleek shape you're looking for. Even vigorous exercise and diet regimens can't remove stubborn fat pockets. But plastic surgery can make a difference. This article will… Read Full Post
Category: Body Contouring