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Tummy Tuck vs. Liposuction: What’s the Difference?

  • Posted on: 1 November 2019
  • By: Dr. Mucci

Tummy Tuck vs. Liposuction: What’s the Difference?

Tummy tucks and liposuction are both popular procedures to help people to achieve the body of their dreams. However, these two methods are quite different in how they help make those dreams a reality. Let’s break down the similarities and differences between tummy tucks and liposuction as we outline the basics of both procedures from start to finish.

Preparation

5 Tips for a Speedy Recovery from Plastic Surgery

  • Posted on: 23 August 2019
  • By: Dr. Mucci

For many considering cosmetic surgery, the procedure may be considered the final step in achieving the body of their dreams. Don’t be fooled, recovery from cosmetic surgery is a process and should be taken seriously. However, by following a few simple tips, you can help your dream body bounce back with minimal pain or discomfort.

 

How to Protect Your Skin This Summer

  • Posted on: 16 July 2019
  • By: Dr. Mucci

Our skin is the largest organ on our bodies. It serves to protect our inner organs and muscles from infections disease and acts as the body’s first line of defense from our environment. It’s also the first thing most people see when meeting us. There are plenty of reasons to take care of your skin since it impacts how you look and feel, and your overall health.

After Liposuction, Can Fat Grow Back?

  • Posted on: 13 June 2019
  • By: Dr. Mucci

Liposuction is one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures in the country. In 2018, over 250,000 liposuction procedures were performed in the United States, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Liposuction is not only popular, it’s a very safe procedure and a great way to get rid of stubborn fat deposits that can’t be removed through diet and exercise.

How Much Fat is Taken Out During a Typical Liposuction Procedure?

  • Posted on: 16 May 2019
  • By: Dr. Mucci

A common misconception about liposuction is that it is a method for weight loss. In fact, liposuction is a means to contour the shape of the body rather than the removal of a dramatic amount of fat.

 

A Little Goes a Long Way

While each procedure is different and each person has unique goals for their body, generally speaking, very limited weight loss is achieved during a typical liposuction procedure.

Liposuction is about sculpting the body, not resizing. It may take as little a pound of fat removed to significantly change your shape.

What Type of Breast Implants Will Give Me the Most Natural Appearance

  • Posted on: 11 April 2019
  • By: Dr. Mucci

One of the top concerns for patients considering breast augmentations is whether they’ll look natural. Done correctly, a breast augmentation will provide a very natural appearance and feel. However, it is important that you choose the right size, type and shape to ensure that nothing looks “off.”

Best Questions to Ask Your Prospective Plastic Surgeon

  • Posted on: 18 March 2019
  • By: Dr. Mucci

Picking a plastic surgeon to perform your procedure is no small decision. Though the alterations to your body may only be cosmetic, it is still a medical procedure. Choosing the right plastic surgeon is crucial for your safety as well as achieving the best outcome.

We recommend that before agreeing to any procedure, you ask a prospective surgeon these questions. That way, you can be certain that the surgeon has the right qualifications and experience to help you achieve the body you want.

 

How Long Should I Wait After Giving Birth to Have a Breast Augmentation?

  • Posted on: 28 January 2019
  • By: Dr. Mucci

Breast augmentation after pregnancy is becoming more common every day. It’s entirely natural for women to feel dissatisfied with their breasts after all the changes that may occur throughout breastfeeding and pregnancy. Plastic surgery is a safe and effective method for augmenting breasts to help you feel more comfortable in your own skin.

In this article, we’ll talk about some of the key considerations for choosing when to have your breast augmentation procedure.

Is a Liposuction Procedure Permanent?

  • Posted on: 21 January 2019
  • By: Dr. Mucci

Everyone knows that diet and exercise is the best way to lose weight. However, for some problem areas, that just doesn't cut it. In these situations, liposuction is an effective way to eliminate stubborn fat deposits. It’s highly safe and countless patients have enjoyed great results with this procedure in the hips, belly, thighs, and other areas of the body.

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