WHAT IS VASER LIPO?

How is Vaser Lipo different than traditional liposuction? Vaser Lipo, also known as Vaser liposuction, is another liposuction method which has become popular in recent years. For clarification, different companies can make the machine used for this procedure.  However, since Sound Surgical Technologies (trademarked under the name Vaser Lipo) has become the first company to…

FATHERHOOD AT 8 MONTHS

I am a late bloomer. I married a wonderful person at age 39 and now have my first child, a girl, at age 47. It has been 8 months since Lena was born, and I feel like a first year resident!  As a resident, you are thrown into the “water of residency”, and by trial…

ARE YOU READY FOR TINTIN?

I am surprised how little Tintin is known in the United States.  Well, this is going to change soon.  A new animated (this is high quality animation) movie directed by Steven Spielberg will be released this month:  Tintin and the Secret of the Unicorn. The character, a young and curious detective/journalist was created by Herge’,…

LIPOSUCTION MAY HAVE POTENTIAL HEALTH BENEFIT

Reeduce Triglyceride Levels By Undergoing Liposuction A study presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons this year measured triglyceride levels of patients undergoing liposuction before and after the procedure.  229 patients were included in the study. No difference was seen in patients with normal levels.  However, in patients with high…

WHAT IS SMARTLIPO (LASER LIPO)?

How is Smart lipo different than traditional liposuction? Smartlipo, also known as laser lipo, is a relatively new technology which has become popular in recent years. For clarification, different companies can make the laser machine used for this procedure.  However, since Cynosure (trademarked under the name Smartlipo) was the first company to gain most of…

Is Plastic/Cosmetic Surgery Safe For Senior Citizens?

What Age Is Too Old For Plastic Surgery? Aesthetic plastic surgery, also known as cosmetic surgery, has gained tremendous popularity over the past 15 years and the number of procedures, both surgical and non-surgical, has increased by 200-300%. We are fortunate, as with this increase in popularity, there has been tremendous improvement in technique, allowing…