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Why Plastic Surgery Tourism Is a Dangerous Idea

Every few months, another news story comes out about someone being hospitalized due to the complications of an international plastic surgery procedure. As a plastic surgeon serving the Chandler, AZ, area, I hear far too many stories about patients who have traveled abroad to save money on surgery and ended up paying a far greater …

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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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3 Effective Ways to Battle Belly Bulge

The midsection is one of the most common problem areas for both men and women alike, and we offer various surgical and nonsurgical body contouring procedures to fit each patient’s needs. CoolSculpting®, liposuction, or tummy tuck surgery at our Scottsdale, AZ plastic surgery center can help you finally eliminate your unwanted bumps and bulges. During …

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Weighing Your Fat Removal Options

Getting rid of excess fat remains one of the most common reasons people go to a plastic surgery practice. At my locations, we offer a range of surgical and nonsurgical fat removal options. Some, such as liposuction and CoolSculpting®, are familiar with my Gilbert, AZ, patients and have a long track record of producing excellent …

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The Skinny on Fat: When Diet and Exercise Don’t Work

I'll begin by stating the obvious: Getting rid of fat is difficult. Good nutrition, portion control, and working out regularly are great lifestyle habits, but sometimes those are not enough to flatten your tummy, shrink saddlebags, or get rid of that upper arm jiggle. Women and men who looking to lose stubborn pockets of fat may benefit from treatments …

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Liposuction vs. Coolsculpting. Which is best for you?

I am frequently asked the question, “what is the difference between Coolsculpting and Liposuction”? Both procedures are proven ways of removing excess fat, but the mechanism and procedures are totally different. With the right patient each procedure can have excellent results and both continue to demonstrate a high level of patient satisfaction. Below is a …

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