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One of the urban legends that surrounds breast implants is that they have to be replaced every 10 years. This myth likely developed from the fact that most implants have a manufacturer’s warranty for 10 years, but replacement at the 10-year mark isn’t always necessary. So, how do these warranties work, and how do you know [...]

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If you’ve had a breast augmentation or are considering one, you may have come across the term “drop and fluff” at some point in your research. While it might sound confusing at first, “dropping” and “fluffing” of your new implants is a completely normal and expected part of the recovery process. Recovery Following a Breast Augmentation [...]

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After childbirth, many women find that dieting and exercise just aren’t enough to get their bodies back to their pre-baby look. Sometimes, even when you try your hardest, the natural effects of childbirth can’t be reversed through lifestyle changes alone. When this is the case, many women opt for a mommy makeover, which can combine multiple [...]

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If you’ve achieved dramatic weight loss, body contouring procedures can be a wonderful way to bring your body transformation full-circle. Breast lifts, tummy tucks and thigh lifts are just some of the popular body contouring procedures that effectively address excess skin and unresponsive fat in order to accentuate your weight loss success. Here are some important [...]

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More and more people struggling with obesity are unable to achieve significant weight loss on their own and find themselves turning to bariatric surgery to reach a healthy weight. If you’ve finally reached your weight loss goals after a similar weight loss procedure, you might need body contouring, such as a tummy tuck, to remove the [...]

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It’s no secret that many people tend to gain weight around the holidays. Rich festive foods and abundant get-togethers with family, friends and colleagues make the holidays one of the most common times to gain weight... and New Year's one of the most common times to decide to lose it. Here are 4 tips that can [...]

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Bariatric surgery is an increasingly common treatment for obesity. Men and women who get bariatric surgery usually experience rapid and dramatic weight loss that may not have been possible without surgical intervention. Reaching your goal weight, however, may present you with new aesthetic concerns. Excess skin, lingering fatty tissue and weakened or separated muscles are common post-weight [...]

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As you stand in front of the mirror with fond memories of a perkier chest, you may be asking yourself one question: Why? Luckily, there’s an answer both to your curiosity and exactly what you can do about it. Life’s natural progression may have left you longing for the past, but the future is filled with [...]

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Some areas of the body can be resistant to healthy dieting and exercise, and toning or tightening those areas through a healthier lifestyle alone can be challenging, if not impossible. Where stubborn fat is concerned, liposuction can shape, sculpt and define in spots where many people have trouble. Why Doesn’t It Look Like I’m Losing Weight? [...]

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The difference between a tummy tuck and a mini tummy tuck comes down to how much of the abdomen needs to be corrected: A regular tummy tuck addresses the entire abdominal area, removing any loose skin both above and below the navel, and will repair abdominal muscles that may have become separated or weakened. A mini [...]