Yearly Archives: 2021

CoolSculpting®, Liposuction, or Tummy Tuck: Which Is Right for Me?

Other than injectables and laser hair removal, non-invasive fat reduction was the leading non-surgical procedure worldwide in 2019, with U.S. providers performing nearly 400,000 treatments. There's no question about the popularity of CoolSculpting at our Chandler, AZ-area plastic surgery practice. But not all patients who want targeted fat reduction can benefit from a nonsurgical approach. …

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Thinking About a Mommy Makeover? Check Out the Benefits

Have you decided that it's time to regain your pre-pregnancy body with a ? In Gilbert, AZ, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Josh Olson specializes in the body contouring procedures that are usually combined in a Mommy Makeover. In the infographic below, learn more about the benefits of these procedures and then to schedule a consultation …

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Your Guide to Lip Augmentation With Fillers

Probably the most common request we hear from patients who come in for lip injections at our Gilbert, AZ, med spa, The Advanced Skin Lounge, is to produce results that look natural but noticeable. It takes a skilled injector who understands the ways different fillers work and the anatomy of lips to create those beautiful …

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5 Ways to Reduce Tummy Tuck Scars

When I consult with patients considering a tummy tuck at my Gilbert practice near Scottsdale, AZ, a primary concern is about the scar that results after the surgery. The first thing to know about tummy tuck scars is that your plastic surgeon's incision expertise is vital. When discussing scarring with potential tummy tuck patients, I …

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Do Breast Lifts Last?

The most common questions that cosmetic plastic surgery patients ask involve cost, recovery, and how long they can expect the results to last. For breast lift patients at my Gilbert, AZ, practice, I explain that the answer isn't straightforward, but they can expect to have more youthful-looking breasts for years. Breast lift surgery is designed …

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Why Is Microneedling Trending in 2021?

Even as some people return to physical workplaces after a year of working and socializing remotely, it appears that Zoom meetings will remain part of our lives for the foreseeable future. That means we'll still be getting up-close-and-personal views of our faces, noticing even the smallest imperfections. That's one reason plastic surgery practices across the …

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What Are the Best Ways to Treat Stretch Marks?

Type "stretch marks" into an online search engine and you'll be inundated with an array of creams, lotions, and "miracle treatments" that promise to erase these lines that cause so much frustration. There are, in fact, ways to minimize the appearance of stretch marks, including microneedling at our Gilbert, AZ, practice. In this blog post, …

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How to Sleep After a Mommy Makeover

Getting enough sleep following mommy makeover surgery is essential. At our Gilbert, AZ practice, we provide patients with post-op instructions that can help them be as comfortable as possible without compromising their results during the first few weeks of recovery. I'll provide some tips in this blog post that help women get enough rest after …

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5 Things You Need to Know Before Your First BOTOX® Appointment

There is little doubt that BOTOX is a household name and that most people recognize it as a way to reduce facial wrinkles. But you may know little beyond that, even after scheduling your first appointment for BOTOX injections at our Gilbert, AZ, plastic surgery practice. Knowing more about the treatment, however, will help make …

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