Category: Body Contouring

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Conventional wisdom has long held that pregnancy and breastfeeding are the biggest causes of drooping breasts. But are these the only causes of sagging breasts? No, according to a recent study published in the Aesthetic Surgery Journal. The study found that there actually many causes of drooping breasts, with breastfeeding being just one of them…. Continue Reading »

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A new study has overturned the conclusions of a previous study that indicated fat cells are redistributed to untreated areas after liposuction. The study, published in the August issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, refutes the conclusions of the previous report with a larger sample size and more precise measuring techniques. Does Fat Return After… Continue Reading »

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An increasing number of aging couples are freshening up their looks through cosmetic surgery. There’s anecdotal evidence from surgeons that couples surgery is a growing cosmetic surgery trend. Cosmetic surgeon Dr. Mitchell Chasin says, “Years ago, we would see a wife come in and she would say, ‘I can’t let my husband know what I’m… Continue Reading »

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Cosmetic surgery procedures that enhance a woman’s curves are more popular than ever. For instance, RealSelf, a social media website for sharing information about cosmetic procedures, reported that in 2011 searches for butt augmentations on the site rose 39 percent, making it the “fastest moving topic on the site in terms of overall consumer interest.”… Continue Reading »

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Many bariatric surgery patients desire body contouring surgery after their weight loss, and their expectations of the cosmetic procedures are high, according to a new study. Body contouring procedures after weight loss are often a last and necessary step in a patient’s weight loss surgery journey. Medically-assisted weight loss often results in loose and hanging… Continue Reading »

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Men who undergo male breast reduction surgery to treat gynecomastia are highly satisfied with the procedure, according to an Italian study. The study also found that treating gynecomastia improves patients’ quality of life. What is Gynecomastia? Men with gynecomastia have excess breast tissue, which doctors believe may be caused by hormonal problems. Men with the… Continue Reading »

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Labiaplasty, one of the lesser known cosmetic surgery procedures, was recently featured on The Doctors TV program. The vaginal reduction surgery has been gaining popularity in recent years, and the show highlighted a patient named Shannon who underwent the procedure. The 23-year-old patient reported that she felt deformed and said she had “constant discomfort throughout… Continue Reading »

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