Category Archives: Body Sculpting

Does CoolSculpting® Actually Work?

The array of options for nonsurgical fat reduction treatments seems to expand almost every year. CoolSculpting was a pioneer when it received FDA approval in 2010 to reduce fat from "love handles." It has continued to break ground in the past decade with new applicators that we use for CoolSculpting patients at our med spa …

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7 Things To Consider Before Getting Liposuction

Few cosmetic surgery procedures are as popular as liposuction at my Gilbert, AZ, practice. Many men and women are frustrated by problem areas where excess fat tends to accumulate despite their best efforts to keep it off through exercise and a healthy diet. They are usually ideal liposuction candidates. If liposuction is something you've been …

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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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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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3 Quick-Recovery Treatments for Busy Moms

You probably already know how helpful cosmetic treatments can be in toning your body or refreshing your face. But if you’re like many of the men and women I treat, you might be worried about the recovery time required for more complex procedures. As a plastic surgeon serving the Gilbert, Mesa, and Chandler, AZ, areas, …

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Shapewear or Surgery? When to Choose Liposuction Over Spanx®

  It might have been while trying to slip into that little black dress. Or maybe when pulling on those jeans that used to fit just right. At some point, many of us realize that we might need a little help smoothing out those minor bulges and rolls. Wearing Spanx or other similar shapewear products is an option, …

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Mommy Makeover: How Soon Is Too Soon?

Even women prepared for the physical changes caused by pregnancy can be surprised by just how different their bodies look after having children. And the fact that working out and healthy eating habits can't reverse some of those changes is frustrating. That's one reason mommy makeover surgery at my Scottsdale-area practices is so popular. Mommy …

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Tips for a Post-Pregnancy Tummy Tuck

A tummy tuck can be a truly transformative procedure for women who have had children. That's because surgery is the only way to remove the permanently stretched abdominal skin that moms are often left with after one or more pregnancies. For moms who exercise regularly and eat a healthy diet, the excess skin can be …

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