Botox is comprised of the botulinum toxin type A, an agent that is derived from bacteria that induces botulism. Botulinum is a toxin that has the ability to block nerve activity in the muscles. Administration Firstly, we will look into how botox treatment is executed. Botox is able to obstruct signals that are disseminated from […]Read More
Category Archives: Body Procedures
Debunking 5 Common Myths About Breast Implants
Breast implant surgery is one of the most popular cosmetic surgeries, but with this popularity comes some assumptions and misconceptions about the procedure. Most of the time myths about breast augmentation are not based on scientific evidence, but rather on false allegations. Many women turn away from the thought of breast implants because of myths […]Read More
Should I Have Breast Reduction Surgery?
Women with large breasts may consider breast reduction surgery (or reduction mammoplasty) for several reasons. Some women have disproportionate, heavy breasts even though they are average-sized people. In these cases, their large breasts make it difficult to comfortably engage in normal activities like playing sports or exercising. This condition also makes it hard for them […]Read More
Types of Breast Implants
There are now three FDA approved choices when choosing breast implants: saline, silicone, and gel. What’s the difference? Saline implants are silicone shells filled with sterile salt water (saline). They are the least expensive and require the smallest incision. If a saline implant leaks, the water is not harmful to the body. Silicone implants are […]Read More
Considering a Breast Augmentation?
Breast augmentation has become the most commonly performed cosmetic surgery. Candidates range from women who have lost weight or suffer from asymmetrical breasts to those who are post-pregnancy or looking to simply boost self-esteem. If you are thinking of improving your body image through an augmentation, there are several things to consider: Silicone, saline or […]Read More
Who Can Benefit Most from a Tummy Tuck?
Commonly called a “tummy tuck,” an abdominoplasty removes excess fat and skin from your lower abdomen and tightens your abdominal muscles for a thinner, fitter, more youthful appearance across your midsection. While the moniker “tummy tuck” sounds simple and even possibly adorable, it’s actually a major surgery that is intended for healthy patients who can […]Read More
Model, Molly Sims, Endorses CoolSculpting in Vanity Fair Magazine
We all want simple solutions to persistent problems like pockets of stubborn, excess fat that we just can’t get rid of with diet and exercise. Trimming excess fat can be hard even for people whose professions rely on it, like model, Molly Simms. This non-invasive treatment was developed by Harvard scientists and was first available […]Read More
Is CoolSculpting Right for You?
If you are within 20 – 30 pounds of your ideal body weight, have good health habits for maintaining or losing weight, and simply want a little extra help in getting to the body you’ve always wanted, you could be a great candidate for this revolutionary procedure. How does CoolScuplting Work? CoolSculpting uses extremely cold […]Read More
One Group has Higher Rates of Satisfaction in Breast Reconstruction Surgery
There are two main avenues for breast reconstruction surgery after a mastectomy – implants and utilizing a patient’s own tissues. While both types are highly successful, a study by surgeon Dr. Yassir Eltahir and colleagues at University Medical Center Groningen, the Netherlands, has found that women who have undergone reconstructive surgery using their own tissues […]Read More
Brest Lift Procedures and Various Scar Types
Because an incision is unavoidable with any type of breast lift procedure, some scar tissue will inevitably result. You do have the opportunity, however, to choose the shape and location of the scar. You should discuss this aspect of a breast lift procedure with your surgeon, who will be able to show you scars that […]Read More