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How Rhinoplasty Surgery Works and What to Expect

On the day of surgery, you will go to the surgery center where you are having the procedure done. There, you will be checked in by the nursing staff. This process consists of you filling out several forms asking for an emergency contact number, current information, and any new pertinent medical information. A member of […]

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Preparing for Rhinoplasty Surgery (Aesthetic Nose Surgery, aka “Nose Job”)

At your pre-surgical consultation that usually takes place two weeks before your actual surgery, you will receive an information packet that explains everything you should do and know before and after your rhinoplasty surgery. It will include information on where the surgery will take place, what time it will take place, and what time you […]

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An Overview of Rhinoplasty (aka “Nose Job” or Surgery to Reshape the Nose)

A rhinoplasty (also known by many as a “nose job”) is a surgery to reshape the nose. It can make the nose larger or smaller; change the angle of the nose in relation to the upper lip; alter the tip of the nose; or correct bumps, indentations, or other defects in the nose. During the […]

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Other X Factors That Can Influence Fat Tissue Health and Shape, Part 2: Life Changes

For both men and women, hormone levels change throughout the lifespan. Puberty and aging affect the hormones of both sexes, as well as pregnancy and menopause for women. And fluctuations in hormone levels, in turn, affect where and how our bodies store fat. Hormones such as leptin, insulin and ghrelin affect fat storage throughout the […]

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Other X Factors That Can Influence Fat Tissue Health and Shape, Part 1: Medication

After liposuction, it’s common for patients to focus on preventing the regrowth of fat. Understandably, you want the results to last, and you don’t want to start battling fat deposits in new areas of your body. While you can influence your body’s overall health, including its fat deposits, through attention to diet and exercise, there […]

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The Right Diet to Follow After Surgery? Part 2: Advice for Your “Un-Diet”

The mechanisms by which each human body manufactures, stores, and burns fat are complex, unique, and governed by genetics. While your diet and exercise choices contribute to your health, they don’t change your genes. So how much power do you have to control your body’s fat after your liposuction? The good news is that there […]

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The Right Diet to Follow After Surgery? Part 1: Why Traditional Diet Advice Might Not Work

After you’ve taken the plunge, talked to a doctor, and had liposuction performed, you want those results to stick around. If you’re like many people who struggled with problematic fat deposits, you’ve probably already tried dieting and exercise–and you may turn to them again. You may also wonder what diet advice to follow after your […]

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What to Expect, Long Term, From Your Liposuction Surgery

Once your surgical site has healed, the swelling and fluid retention have resolved, what comes next? What can you expect from liposuction surgery in the long term? Here, we talk about a few experiences that many of our patients share after liposuction surgery. It may take your mind a little while to catch up to […]

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Recovering From Liposuction Surgery

Although liposuction procedures have become safer and less invasive as new techniques have developed, liposuction remains a surgical procedure. Your body will still need to recover from the surgery. Here are a few tips to help your recovery process. While you are recovering from liposuction surgery: Put the doctor’s instructions in a prominent place. You […]

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Special Considerations for Different Parts of the Body: Thighs, “Saddle Bags” and Legs

One area frequently targeted for liposuction is the outside of the thighs, where fat deposits can cause a “saddle bag” appearance. Saddle bags can make it difficult or impossible to buy pants that fit well, and they can cause a great deal of self-consciousness in those who have them. Liposuction may be performed on nearly […]

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