Tummy Tuck or Liposuction – or both?

Tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) and liposuction are two different approaches to the same goal: removing unwanted fat for women and men. Tummy tucks can fix several concerns: unwanted fat, extra skin, and that “potbelly appearance” that can sometimes happen after pregnancy. Women often ask us if they can...

The Benefits of Kybella®

Kybella® is the first, and only, FDA approved injectable medication used to treat sub-mental fullness, commonly referred to as a "double chin." As we age, the fullness of our chin and neck is affected by our genetics as well as weight gain. Most patients say its...

Breast Reconstruction in Houston

DIEP flap Breast Reconstruction

I am often asked about the benefits of the DIEP flap in breast reconstruction. While the topic of reconstruction after mastectomy is very complex and patient specific, the general risks and benefits of using the skin and fat of the abdomen in your breast reconstruction remain...

Common Myths about Liposuction

Removing fat and weight loss are not equal and accordingly, there are varied ways to achieve each.You may be able to lose weight throughout your body and yet still be stuck with bulges that just won’t budge. That’s when liposuction may be suggested as a...

Get Rid Of Scars

Scars and the Art of Plastic Surgery

A scar is nature’s thread, mending broken or cut skin with a waterproof closure. A skin cut initiates a complex inflammatory process designed to manufacture that thread. Like a skilled army, specialized cells lay down a clot to stop the bleeding, while wound-healing chemicals flow...

Sagging Facial Skin, Tips and Advice

7 Solutions for Sagging Facial Skin

Feel like you’re pulling, tugging, or lifting every time you look in the mirror?Here are seven ways to feel uplifted, when dealing with sagging facial skin.1. Adjust Your Sleep While we sleep, gravity and our pillows are at odds with our faces. Likewise, you might have...