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October 28, 2016

In the past several years, the Brazilian Butt Lift has become very popular in the U.S. as well as in many other countries. I have begun to see a request for the procedure about 15 years ago, and knew that it was only a matter of time before this became one of the most highly sought after procedures.

The procedure became associated with Brazil because of the tremendous emphasis placed on the buttocks in that country. One only has to look at photos of women on the Rio beaches to... More

March 24, 2016

The United States has been a leader in innovation, education and technique development in aesthetic surgery. But it comes at a price; namely it is not covered by medical insurance and therefore is self-paid.  Because of the expense of cosmetic surgery, men and women have left the US for places like Dominican Republic, Costa Rico, Mexico as well as elsewhere to have their surgery for the sole purpose of saving money.

This could be a costly mistake as has been shown in many cases. These... More

March 10, 2016

Patients are often confused about whether they are in need of liposuction or Tummy Tuck. Generally speaking, the distinction is quite simple.

Patients who are young with good skin tone and no history of rapid and/or extensive weight loss and no history of pregnancy are usually very candidates for liposuction.

Patients who have had pregnancies, extreme weight loss, lots of stretch marks and weak abdominals need a Tummy Tuck. A Tummy Tuck is a more extensive procedure requiring a... More

December 07, 2015

Breast augmentation is a type of surgery which is used for restoring or increasing size of the breast with the help of saline implants, silicone gel implants and fat transfers. Nowadays, breast enlargement is a common and popular aesthetic surgical procedures which helps women regain, enhance as well as restore balance of their figure.

In the following sections we will look at:

Situations when you should consider having breast augmentation surgery. How surgery is performed?... More
November 03, 2015

Breast augmentation is a type of surgery which is used for restoring or increasing size of the breast with the help of saline implants, silicone gel implants and fat transfers. Nowadays, breast enlargement is a common and popular aesthetic surgical procedures which helps women regain, enhance as well as restore balance of their figure.

In the following sections we will look at:

Situations when you should consider having breast augmentation surgery. How surgery is performed?... More
November 02, 2015

Breast implants are nice to the eyes of many and a lot of women are going under the knife to look and feel good. With different varieties and kinds of breast implants, women would choose which one they want, go to the best doctor in town and perform the surgery.

But what makes a good breast augmentation?

First off, you must pick the right doctor who will perform the surgery. Determining the best surgeon is not an easy step. You should consider the following:

He or she is... More
October 07, 2015

You have probably wondered about this question before. Some plastic surgeries develop a reputation among patients for having short-lasting or highly variable results, especially fat-grafting procedures like the Brazilian butt lift. However, the truth is that these procedures are far more reliable than you may have heard...but you need to make sure your surgeon is experienced with the procedure.

The results you get from Brazilian Butt Lifts depends heavily on the skill of the surgeon... More

October 07, 2015

When you decide to get butt augmentation surgery, the most important step in the process involves choosing a surgeon who will consult with you and perform the surgery. As with any form of plastic surgery, you can't just choose any doctor. The aesthetic results of your butt augmentation will depend greatly on your surgeon's skill and familiarity with the procedure.

Ideally, the plastic surgeon performing your Brazilian butt lift should meet the following minimum requirements:

... More
October 07, 2015

Open any workout magazine and you will see articles about how to sculpt your butt through diet, exercise, or clothes designed to give your body pleasing contours. While diet and exercise may give you the sort of results you are looking for, these can take a long time to show up, and are difficult to predict. You may find that too much exercise ends up removing your curves and giving you a flatter, less attractive butt.

If you want to improve your butt shape with faster and more... More

July 30, 2015

When the American Society of Plastic Surgeons released its numbers earlier in the year, buttock augmentation was the real headline-grabber. The butt-enhancing procedure was growing faster in popularity than any other plastic surgery operation.

The increase in augmentation procedures was attributed to the increasing popularity of celebrities with prominent buttocks. The most popular method of buttock augmentation is using fat. Silicone implants are less desirable because they are... More

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