Breast Lift vs. Breast Augmentation

If you are unhappy with the appearance of your breasts, especially their size and/or shape, you may be wondering whether breast lift or breast augmentation is the best procedure for giving you the results you desire.

Lip Augmentation

Lip augmentation is a popular procedure because full lips are one component of an attractive face, especially for women. Full lips are considered attractive for women because they signal three things to the complex, instantaneous face-recognition part of our brain:

  • Femininity--women's lips tend to be much fuller than men's
  • Youth--lips tend to thin with age
  • Health--when you lose weight due to sickness or extreme dieting, your lips may thin

As a result, women who want to look attractive often seek out lip augmentation.


Juvéderm is fast becoming the second most popular medical cosmetic treatment in the United States, after BOTOX® Cosmetic. Both injectables are made by the same company, Allergan, and both are popular because they work.

When you are considering a dermal filler, there are three main factors that should go into your decision: quality of results, longevity of results, and comfort of procedure. Juvéderm excels in all three categories.

What Is Ultrasonic Liposuction?

Ultrasonic liposuction is a variation on the liposuction procedure designed to improve the quality of your results while reducing your postoperative discomfort and recovery time. The key lies in the nature of fat deposits and fat cells.

How Long Does Liposuction Last?

The liposuction procedure takes less than two hours. Usually, people are back to light exercising is one week. Noticeable improvement in your appearance will be present within two weeks. You will continue to improve over 3 – 4 months. Recovery can take up to six weeks before you’re back to your full exercise routine. But once you see them, those results can last a lifetime. How can liposuction results last that long?

What Is the Best Age for Breast Augmentation?

The best age for breast augmentation is 34. Actually, that's not true, but it is the approximate average age of women receiving breast augmentation last year, based on survey data from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). Why are the mid thirties the most popular time for women to get breast augmentation? The answer comes down to a number of factors that can help you decide whether now is the best age for your breast augmentation.

Abdominoplasty or Corset? How to Get the Best-Looking Tummy

These days, shapewear is all the rage, from shaping pants to tummy-tightening tops. They are the modern form of a corset, and they give similar results, with similar problems. The stars wear them, and you may be tempted to try them, too, but if you think they are a replacement for an abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), then think again. Here's a few reasons why shapewear is not a replacement for an abdominoplasty:

How to Choose a Plastic Surgeon

If you are considering plastic surgery, you should understand that nothing will make an impact on the quality of your results This means that choosing your plastic surgeon is the most important decision you will make. Here are a few tips to help you make that choice right.

What Is a Mommy Makeover?

Pregnancy can be very hard on a woman's body. The dramatic changes your body undergoes as a result of pregnancy can have a lasting impact on your appearance. During pregnancy, your abdomen stretches, you gain weight, and your breasts become larger.

Breast Reduction

Breast reduction is a procedure that can reduce discomfort associated with very large breasts. In the process, it also makes large breasts look less attractive by reducing sagging and putting them in proportion with the rest of your body.

Breast reduction can help if you experience: