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Can I Get Natural-Looking Results from My Breast Augmentation?

If you are considering breast augmentation for your asymmetrical or too-small breasts but want to avoid a too-dramatic change, don’t worry! Getting natural-looking and feeling breasts is perfectly doable with the right plastic surgeon. A board-certified and experienced plastic surgeon can guide you through choosing the size, material, shape, and profile of your implants so …

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The Top 3 Pros & Cons of Natural Breast Augmentation vs. Implants

Are you considering breast augmentation? With two significantly different options available—natural breast augmentation with fat transfer and implant-based augmentation—it's important to understand the advantages and disadvantages of each before making your decision. This post will explore the pros and cons of each method to help you make an informed choice about the best approach for …

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Do Tummy Tuck Alternatives Work?

Type "tummy tuck alternatives" into a search engine, and you'll quickly find yourself sifting through all sorts of treatments that promise to flatten your midsection. Belts, creams, and specialized compression garments are among the "miracle" options, in addition to more standard plastic surgery procedures, such as liposuction. At our Palo Alto and San Jose area …

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Liposuction vs. SculpSure®: Which One Is Right for You? (Updated 2023)

You’ve put in hard work at the gym to tone your muscles and create a body you feel confident about, but you’re still struggling to reduce stubborn pockets of fat on your abdomen, flanks, or thighs. What’s next? When it comes to body contouring procedures, liposuction and SculpSure both offer options for slimming down those …

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INFOGRAPHIC: What You Need To Know About Liposuction vs. Tummy Tuck

Both tummy tuck and liposuction contour your body and have high satisfaction rates. However, you should know that these two procedures target different concerns and achieve different goals. It’s important to dive into the advantages and disadvantages of both procedures before you make your choice. The infographic below details some things you need to know …

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4 Effective Ways to Battle a Belly Pooch (Tummy Tuck vs. Liposuction & More) (Updated 2023)

The midsection is one of the most common problem areas for men and women alike. Even with the best diet and exercise efforts, stubborn fat has a habit of hanging around in this tough-to-treat region. Fortunately, you have more options today than ever for removing excess fat to achieve the firm, sculpted look many of …

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5 Questions You Should Be Asking About Liposuction

You’ve seen the before-and-after photos, you’ve heard the glowing testimonials, and now you feel more certain than ever you’re ready for your own liposuction transformation. Before you book your consultation, however, there are a few questions you should make sure you have the answers to. In this blog post, I’ll answer 5 liposuction questions every …

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