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What are Common Areas that are Treated with Liposuction?

What are Common Areas that are Treated with Liposuction?

The areas most commonly treated with liposuction are the abdomen, waistline, back, saddle bags, back of thighs, inner thighs and knees. However, liposuction is effective for body shaping wherever there is excess fat. Double chin can be corrected with liposuction. In men, liposuction can be used to reduce breasts (gynecomastia). Very targeted procedures are also […]

How does Liposuction Differ from Spa Procedures that are so often Advertised These Days

Surgical liposuction is totally different from newly advertised spa procedures that are often advertised these days. The effectiveness and predictability of non-surgical alternatives to liposuction is questionable. You need to be aware that non-surgical “lipo” procedures are not the same as liposuction and do not accomplish the same thing. Surgical liposuction is targeted, predictable and […]

Is Open or Closed Rhinoplasty Best for Me?

There are two traditional techniques used for rhinoplasty procedures: Closed, in which incisions are made inside of the nostrils Open, in which incisions are made both inside and outside the nostrils While open rhinoplasty may be necessary in some situations, board-certified Dallas plastic surgeon Dr. Vasdev Rai has found the closed technique to be suitable […]

What are the Long Term Risks of Breast Augmentation?

Breast implants are foreign objects placed in the body, and it is to be expected that they will need some maintenance with the passage of time. Everyone who chooses to have breast augmentation should be aware of this reality. However, the breast implants themselves do not pose any long term health risks. During your comprehensive […]

Will I Lose Sensation in My Breasts from Breast Augmentation?

Many women ask:  Will I lose sensation in my breasts from breast augmentation?  Initially, most patients experience come numbness after surgery. This can last for four to six months, with the feeling returning gradually. Occasionally some numbness persists beyond six months. The risk of long-term loss of sensation depends on the size of implant and […]

How Much Weight Can I Lose with Liposuction?

Liposuction is not a weight loss procedure. It is a body sculpting procedure which removes targeted pockets of fat. You should be at or very near your ideal weight before undergoing the procedure. The only weight you lose during liposuction is the weight of the fat we remove, which is nominal, so there is no […]

How do I Choose My Surgeon for Breast Augmentation?

It is not uncommon for women to ask:  How do I Choose My Surgeon for Breast Augmentation?  Choosing your surgeon is the most important choice you will make about your breast augmentation. When you choose the right surgeon, you will receive the advice and guidance you need to make the decisions that will help you reach […]

Will I be Able to Breast Feed After Breast Augmentation?

If you have asked – Will I be able to breast feed after breast augmentation?  The answer is, yes. Problems with breast feeding after breast augmentation are extremely rare when you choose an experienced and skilled surgeon. In fact, Dr. Rai has not encountered breast feeding issues after breast augmentation in any of his patients. […]

Will I Need to Have My Breast Implants Changed Every Ten Years?

No, it is a common misconception that you need to replace your breast implants every ten years. Breast implants do not expire, and there is no need to change out your implants after a certain amount of time. You only need to replace implants if they develop a leak, deflate, or if you have excessive […]

I Hear about 24 Hour Recovery Breast Augmentations. Are They Different?

Have you ever asked:  are 24 hour breast augmentations different?  The answer is: “No, it is a marketing ploy.” Most breast augmentation patients do recover in 24 hours or less. That is standard. Please, don’t fall victims to such claims of superiority. They lack merit. Your personal recovery time will depend on how well you […]