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The Limits of Nonsurgical Liposuction

There are all kinds of new devices that promote fat loss without liposuction – sometimes they are even branded as “nonsurgical liposuction.” And while they can be helpful for the right person, they don’t produce the same results that can be accomplished with surgery. Sometimes, they may not even be safer. Here’s why:     […]

What to Expect: 2017 Cosmetic Surgery Trends

      There’s no way to know exactly what’s going to happen in 2017, but experts agree that cosmetic surgery is poised for growth. Americans spent more money than ever before on cosmetic improvements in 2016. Below are some of the cosmetic-improvement-trends you can expect for the year ahead: More Non-Invasive Body Contouring A […]

Americans Spending More Money Than Ever in Cosmetic Surgeries

In 2016, patients spent more on cosmetic surgery than they ever have in history according to a recent report by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). Billions of dollars went toward popular surgical cosmetic procedures like breast augmentation, liposuction, and rhinoplasty (nose reshaping). And patients who aren’t ready for surgery yet spent record amounts […]

About 11% of the population of American women are misdiagnosed each year. Their doctors tell them that they’re obese when actually, they have a condition known as lipedema. Lipedema is a chronic disease characterized by an abnormal build-up of fat cells in the arms, thighs, and calves. This fat build-up creates a disproportionate appearance in […]

VASERlipo® vs Liposonix®: Surgical vs Nonsurgical Fat Reduction

The world of body contouring these days is divided between surgical versus nonsurgical procedures. Both approaches offer some obvious advantages and drawbacks, so ultimately the decision to pursue one or the other comes down to your physical condition and the results you desire. Within those 2 broad categories, there are multiple options, including an array […]

SculpSure Body Contouring vs. Liposuction

A common question we get is whether SculpSure body contouring or liposuction is the best option for our patients. The simplest difference between the two procedures is that body contouring is non-surgical while liposuction is surgical. But which option is right for you? Let’s take a look at some of the key difference so that […]

Whether it’s the result of aging and gravity taking its toll on the body or a matter of genetics that are causing a less than voluminous rear end, the frustration of trying to fit in clothes or feel self-confident with a sagging rear can be a real issue for many women who wish they could […]

Liposuction and Tummy Tuck Surgery: An Ideal Pairing

In the plastic surgery world, liposuction and tummy tuck go hand-in-hand about as well as peanut butter and jelly. That is, it’s a timeless combination. Why? Because they approach the same problem in 2 complementary ways. That’s especially true for women who have had children and are trying to regain their pre-pregnancy bodies. Along with […]

All About Fat Transfer

There are a variety of cosmetic procedures that are available to improve people’s confidence and body image. Whether they are small procedures such as fillers and laser treatment, right up to tummy tucks and breast augmentation, there are many people out there looking for the perfect cosmetic procedure for their needs. Have you ever heard […]

Patients' Pick: Smartlipo®

  As you may already know, Smartlipo uses laser energy during liposuction. This loosens and liquefies fat prior to extraction, ensuring a smoother, more comfortable experience for doctor and patient alike. It also uses incredibly small incisions, so the resulting scars are quite discreet. Physicians such as Dr. Kevin Johnson in Spokane offer Smartlipo exclusively, […]