Category: Cosmetic Surgery

The related concerns about flying after liposuction involve the risk of getting a DVT (deep vein thrombosis) or blood clot in your legs. The risk of getting a DVT is based on multiple factors. Major factors directly associated with liposuction include: – How much fat was removed total? – How much fat was removed from… Continue Reading »

Yes, you can. Taking glucosamine after a rhinoplasty will not alter the changes made to your nose. From what we know about glucosamine through the FDA, it may have a mild effect on joint (hyaline) cartilage. This same type of cartilage also happens to be present in the septum of your nose. Studies performed and… Continue Reading »

The mini facelift is an excellent option for those with “mini” changes in their face. Minor drooping of the jowls and slightly loose skin around the neckline are corrected well with this technique. The longevity of the result will largely depend on factors like your lifestyle and your genes.  If your siblings, parents, etc tend… Continue Reading »

The cost of liposuction in the Las Vegas area depends on many factors. (1) Technique: The technique being used plays a role.  Are you having tumescent liposuction, ultrasonic liposuction (VASER), laser liposuction (Smart Lipo, Cool Lipo)?  Ultrasonic and laser liposuction is typically more expensive due to the expensive equipment needed. (2) Anesthesia: If your doctor… Continue Reading »

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The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery recently has revealed statistics indicating that for the first time, the popularity of breast implant procedures has outdone that of liposuction. ASPS reports reveal that 355,671 breast augmentation procedures were performed in 2008, compared to 341,144 liposuction procedures. In a recently issued press release, President Alan Gold, MD… Continue Reading »

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Many people have heard of Obagi® but not everyone is aware that it’s the #1 Skin Care sold line exclusively by physicians. Obagi® is known for its corrective and effective Nu Derm® System, also known as Condition and Enhance®, which smoothes fine lines and fades brown spots and other skin imperfections in just a few… Continue Reading »

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What is Evolence? Evolence is the newest collagen-based filler on the market. Dr. Pancholi was the first cosmetic surgeon to offer Evolence in Las Vegas. It is used for the treatment of moderate to severe folds and facial wrinkles, and it is especially recommended for correcting nasolabial folds (also known as smile lines).

A person’s lifestyle and environment could play a more significant role than their genes, at least when it comes to the visible onset and progression of facial aging. In a recent study published by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, doctors analyzed identical twins with contrasting lifestyle factors by visibly checking for signs of facial… Continue Reading »

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Bioform Medical broke the news last week about a landmark achievement; 1 million syringes of Radiesse dermal filler have been shipped since 2002. Radiesse is the company’s main product and most commonly used to treat facial wrinkles, folds and facial lipoatrophy. Based in San Mateo, California, BioForm has been incorporated since 1999.  Radiesse has been… Continue Reading »

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