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What Does a Mommy Makeover Include?

After pregnancy and childbirth, many women grapple with stubborn physical changes that diet and exercise alone can’t address. It's no wonder that mommy makeover procedures have become increasingly popular, offering a comprehensive solution to post-pregnancy body changes. This blog post will explore what a mommy makeover typically includes, providing insights into the procedures involved and …

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Tummy Tuck & Tattoos: What You Need to Know

A significant number of my tummy tuck patients from the Scottsdale and Phoenix area have tattoos. These range from small, discreet tattoos to large sleeves and full back pieces. While these tattoos usually have little impact on surgical choices, sometimes they need to be carefully worked into my surgical plan. Will a tummy tuck remove my …

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Your Questions About CoolSculpting: Answered

What is CoolSculpting®? CoolSculpting is a treatment that has been around for over a decade now. It’s well known in the non-surgical world and at our Scottsdale practice for its fat reduction results. One thing we cannot stress enough to interested patients is CoolSculpting is NOT for “de-bulking.”  CoolSculpting is for fit people that maintain …

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Why Men Love Liposuction

Women aren’t the only ones seeking plastic surgery in Phoenix. During the past several years, more men have been scheduling consultations with me to find out how plastic surgery can improve their personal and professional images. Although there are a number of procedures that can be beneficial for men, I find that liposuction is one …

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Scars: What to Expect After Plastic Surgery [Part I: Controllable Factors]

As a plastic surgeon in the Scottsdale area, one of the questions I often hear from patients is: "What will my scars look like?" Obviously, scars will be a concern for patients having extensive surgery, such as a tummy tuck or a breast lift, but patients having less invasive surgery, such as liposuction or breast …

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Do I Need Liposuction or Abdominoplasty?

This is a question I encounter quite frequently. Women and men often come to my office in Scottsdale for liposuction thinking that it will help to correct their protruding belly. Liposuction is a far more common procedure than abdominoplasty, so it makes sense that people are more familiar with this option. And, frankly, liposuction has …

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