Author Archives: Dr. Josh Olson

Full, Extended & Mini Tummy Tuck: What’s the Difference & Which Is Right for You?

I can honestly say that none of the patients I've consulted with who were considering a tummy tuck at my Gilbert or Scottsdale, AZ practices ever preferred a more invasive option if they had a choice between a full or mini tummy tuck. That's just human nature. But my job as a plastic surgeon is …

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6 Factors That Affect the Cost of Breast Augmentation

It probably comes as no surprise that one of the first questions asked by virtually all breast augmentation patients is about the cost of the procedure. This is true regardless of the patient's budget, and we always explain the various factors influencing the cost of breast augmentation in Gilbert, AZ, and the Phoenix area. Nationally, …

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7 Things to Know About Laser Hair Removal

Virtually no one enjoys the hassle of shaving their legs or the discomfort of waxing their bikini area. And guys who are self-conscious about hairy backs may skip going shirtless at a pool party to avoid the hassle of waxing. Laser hair removal is a solution. In Gilbert, AZ, and throughout the U.S., laser hair …

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We Answered the Web’s Most-Asked Breast Augmentation Questions

It's a fact of life that when people consider cosmetic plastic surgery, their first stop is usually various online forums and review sites. That's not necessarily a bad thing, but it's important to remember that the information you compile during online searches, even if accurate, may not apply to you. When I consult with a …

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Does At-Home Microneedling Work?

Do-it-yourself cosmetic treatments became a trendy option for Arizona residents during the state's lockdown because of the pandemic. Chalk it up to necessity being the mother of invention, as the old saying goes. But do these at-home procedures produce results similar to what you can get at a plastic surgeon's office or a medical spa? …

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Jumpstart Your Fitness Goals With a Tummy Tuck

The people considering tummy tuck surgery in the Scottsdale area feel self-conscious about the excess abdominal skin that often remains after losing a significant amount of weight. Some of the patients have made lifestyle changes to help them lose weight, while others are women who have had children and want to regain their pre-baby bodies. …

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Easy Nonsurgical Procedures to Achieve Your Summer Body

Living in Arizona means taking advantage of the many outdoor activities available throughout the year. It also means that a "summer body" is something women and men want to maintain year-round, too. That's why nonsurgical body contouring treatments such as CoolSculpting® at our Gilbert, AZ, practice is so popular. The Arizona sun, unfortunately, can also …

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Breast Augmentation: The “Natural Look” Is In

The stigma around plastic surgery has faded in recent years, but a few old stereotypes still remain. When some people think of breast augmentation results, they picture overfull breasts that look "worked on." In reality, the “natural look” is very popular among my patients from Scottsdale, Gilbert, and beyond. Most women want a feminine boost …

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That Instagram “Weight Loss Remedy” May Actually Be a Tummy Tuck

Social media outlets like Instagram and Pinterest are full of inspirational before-and-after photos. Sometimes, the subject in question will credit their success to a special “weight loss remedy” or “detox tea,” usually in hopes that you’ll purchase it for yourself. But are these transformations the real deal? As a board-certified plastic surgeon who frequently performs …

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The Mommy Makeover Isn’t Just for Moms

Despite having the word “mommy” in the name, the mommy makeover isn’t just for mothers. This procedure can benefit Scottsdale-area patients from all walks of life. By combining several body contouring procedures into a single surgery, a mommy makeover works well for any person who has experienced dramatic body changes. No matter if you’re young …

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