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Archive for February, 2014

Patients perceive voice changes after rhinoplasty

Published on February 27, 2014

If you have been considering rhinoplasty, cosmetic surgery of the nose, you might not be aware of changes beyond your appearance. Did you know that your voice might change too? For most people, this may not be a major concern,

Liposuction options – Standard, SmartLipo™, and Ultrasound Assisted Liposuction

Published on February 25, 2014

We previously discussed liposuction in general and touched on the different types of liposuction procedures. Today we are going to go a little more in depth on your three liposuction options: standard, SmartLipo™, and Ultrasound Assisted Liposuction. Like many cosmetic

More patients are seeking cosmetic surgery in the new year

Published on February 20, 2014

January and February mean New Year’s resolutions, many of which involve looking or feeling your best. Gym memberships skyrocket and there is also a surge in cosmetic procedures. Additionally, at the end of 2013, cosmetic surgery and related procedures became

Breast augmentation – finding the right bra after breast augmentation

Published on February 17, 2014

You’ve put time into planning your breast augmentation surgery. You made sure to understand all of your choices and options. You sailed through the procedure, and now you are in your recovery period. You are looking forward to all of

Is cosmetic surgery a proper response to bullying?

Published on February 12, 2014

Although cosmetic surgery is typically not performed on those under the age of 18 (or slightly older for some procedures), a 15-year-old teenager in South Carolina was recently offered free cosmetic surgery after being bullied for her appearance. Little Baby

An overview of liposuction

Published on February 10, 2014

Do you exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and drink plenty of water, but still have stubborn little areas that won’t tone up or slim down?. If so, it might be time to consider liposuction, also called lipoplasty. Liposuction is

Predicting facial cosmetic surgery trends for 2014

Published on February 6, 2014

As the economy begins to bounce back from the recent recession, so has the number of people undergoing cosmetic surgery. Several cosmetic surgeons have come together to predict facial surgery trends for 2014. Here’s what they expect to be hot

Breast augmentation — your questions and concerns answered

Published on February 4, 2014

Although no surgery is entirely without risk, breast augmentation is one of the most common cosmetic procedures performed in the United States and has been shown to be safe when performed by a skilled cosmetic surgeon. Dr. Hlavacek and Kansas