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  • Costs of Plastic Surgery

    Date Posted: 12/1/2009
    The cost of plastic surgery is most likely one of the most important variables you consider when it comes to having a procedure. The truth is, costs vary depending on the plastic surgeon you choose, where ... Read More

  • Does Liposuction Work?

    Date Posted: 3/31/2009
    Since 1974, liposuction has evolved as a safe, effective way to achieve body contouring and remove excess fat from various parts of the body. Today, liposuction stands third among the top five surgical ... Read More

  • Choosing Liposuction

    Date Posted: 2/24/2009
    In recent years, liposuction has become one of the most popular and asked about cosmetic surgery procedures for women and men. Liposuction is designed to get rid of localized fat in various areas of the ... Read More

  • Liposuction Do's and Don'Ts

    Date Posted: 1/26/2009
    Liposuction can be a life-altering procedure. It is specifically designed to remove localized fat and sculpt specific areas of your body to leave you with a more toned and trimmed appearance. From start ... Read More

  • Body Contouring This Fall

    Date Posted: 9/29/2008
    You’ve worked really hard to lose weight by dieting and exercising, or even by having gastric bypass surgery. The fat is practically gone, but now your skin lacks the elasticity it once had and ... Read More

  • A Glimpse at the Future of Plastic Surgery

    Date Posted: 4/14/2008
    Statistics by the American Society of Plastic Surgery reveal that cosmetic surgery procedures increased 198% between 1992 and 2000. That dramatic increase led to another 48% increase from 2000 to 2006. ... Read More

  • All About Post-Bariatric Surgery

    Date Posted: 4/14/2008
    Patients who have lost massive amounts of weight often turn to post-bariatric surgery to be able to fully enjoy the benefits of their new body. Many patients feel discouraged by the discomfort of loose, ... Read More

  • A Glimpse at the Future of Plastic Surgery

    Date Posted: 2/14/2008
    Statistics by the American Society of Plastic Surgery reveal that cosmetic surgery procedures increased 198% between 1992 and 2000. That dramatic increase led to another 48% increase from 2000 to 2006. ... Read More

  • Frequently Asked Questions (Faqs)

    Date Posted: 1/22/2008
    Q: What is plastic surgery?   A: Plastic surgery is a medical field that deals with surgery on the skin, face, hands, breasts and other body parts. This surgical specialty reshapes or remolds facial ... Read More

  • The New Year - the New You

    Date Posted: 12/20/2007
    Life’s twists and turns, busy schedules, family responsibilities, catching up at work – all the factors causing you to push back the cosmetic surgery on your agenda. With the New Year upon ... Read More

  • Smoking and Plastic Surgery

    Date Posted: 12/6/2007
    Over 400,000 people die each year from smoking-related illnesses. Most smokers don’t realize the hazards smoking causes, especially when it comes to plastic surgery. Regular smokers, those exposed ... Read More

  • Doctor Consultation Tips

    Date Posted: 12/6/2007
    Once you have decided to have plastic surgery and have found a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, your next step is to have consultation. A consultation is an important opportunity which allocates time ... Read More

  • How to Choose A Plastic Surgeon

    Date Posted: 11/11/2007
    Plastic surgery is rapidly growing in popularity. More and more people are turning to plastic surgery to change their lifestyle and feel good, both inside and out. As this field is on the rise, it becomes ... Read More

  • Starting Your Journey: Planning for Surgery

    Date Posted: 11/11/2007
    You’ve had plastic surgery on your mind for a while. The only thing holding you back is the confusion of choosing the right procedure, finding a trusted plastic surgeon and just simply how to plan ... Read More

  • Plastic Surgeon Qualifications

    Date Posted: 11/11/2007
    Plastic surgery deals with reconstruction, repair or replacement of physical defects on various parts of the body. A plastic surgeon needs to be competent, highly skilled and knowledgeable in order to ... Read More

SmartLipo Questions and Answers

  • Liposuction Before Kids

    Would it be safe to have liposuction before having kids? Would liposuction negatively affect my body or health in any other way besides gaining weight back during and after pregnancy?  Would ... Read the Answers

  • Pack Away Your Pack-A-Day?

    How long do I have to quit smoking before and after surgery?
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