Following liposuction or any aesthetic procedure, it is important to let your body to heal. Liposuction addresses excess body fat, which is why it is even more important to adhere to a healthy post-treatment diet to encourage both healing and prevent excessive fat gain that could potentially jeopardize the new look you have recently achieved […]

5 Common Liposuction Myths

Liposuction is often depicted as a quick, easy way to get rid of unwanted fat. While the procedure does remove fat, it’s not a magic bullet. There are a number of myths about the procedure floating around pop culture. These myths often lead to a misunderstanding of what liposuction is, what it can do, and […]

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:     […]

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, […]

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