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Where do I go to get a lower body lift done? At a plastic surgeon?

Where do I go to get a lower body lift done? At a plastic surgeon?

Plastic Surgeon: You want a 'board certified plastic surgeon'. This is an abms (american board med specialities) certified speciality. Do not confuse those docs who refer to themselves as board certified cosmetic surgeons, as that specialty is not abms approved specialty! once you narrow your choice, be sure to ask how many body lifts he/she performs a year. I have performed hundreds over the past 20 years. ...Read more

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Dr. Ricardo Rodriguez
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Body Lift (Definition)

a plastic surgery procedure that addresses loose (hanging) skin and excess fat from the abdomen, hips, outer thighs, and buttocks. It typically includes a tummy tuck, a thigh lift, and a buttock lift in ...Read more


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Where do I go to get a microcurrent face lift done?

Where do I go to get a microcurrent face lift done?

Microcurrent facelif: These are generally performed in medical spa settings. I am not aware of any studies truly demonstrating the effectiveness of this technique to achieve a true facelift result. ...Read more

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Can smartlipo be done at a medspa? Is smartlipo something i can have done at a medspa, or do I need to go to a plastic surgeon? .

Can smartlipo be done at a medspa? Is smartlipo something i can have done at a medspa, or do I need to go to a plastic surgeon?

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SmartLipo is Laser: Smartlipo is an invasive procedure performed by a physician. It is not a topical procedure or something a medical assistant can perform. Certain plastic surgeons offer it as it has the ability to tighten skin in addition to melting fat. ...Read more

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When will be able to get back to work after the Brazilian butt lift procedure? My job requires me to sit in front of a computer for most of the day. I am afraid if i get a Brazilian butt lift that i will have to miss a lot work. How long will I have to re

When will be able to get back to work after the Brazilian butt lift procedure? My job requires me to sit in front of a computer for most of the day. I am afraid if i get a Brazilian butt lift that i will have to miss a lot work. How long will I have to re

1-2 weeks: I tell patients to take 1-2 weeks off from work. You need that much time, before you can be comfortable at work. As far as sittting, ideally you won't put pressure on your buttock for 6 weeks. That doesn't mean that you can't sit, you just have to sit differently. Have your surgeon tell you what he/she likes to do. ...Read more

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When will be able to get back to work after the Brazilian butt lift procedure? My job requires me to sit in front of a computer for most of the day. I am afraid if i get a Brazilian butt lift that i will have to miss a lot work. How long will I have to re

When will be able to get back to work after the Brazilian butt lift procedure? My job requires me to sit in front of a computer for most of the day. I am afraid if i get a Brazilian butt lift that i will have to miss a lot work. How long will I have to re

3 Weeks: No sitting (driving, sitting at work, etc.) for up to 3 weeks is crucial for ensuring fat cell survival following your Brazilian butt lift. You would absolutely need 2 weeks off from work, possible three since you sit in front of a computer - though you could inquire about modification of your work station for the first week back. Be sure to consult with a board certified plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Will i need a referral in order to see a surgeon about a breast reduction or can I just go to a plastic surgeon on my own?

Will i need a referral in order to see a surgeon about a breast reduction or can I just go to a plastic surgeon on my own?

Depends...: If you have a ppo insurance or plan to pay “out-of-pocket” then you will be able to see any plastic surgeon you wish. If, on the other hand, you are covered by an hmo insurance, your primary care physician will need to refer you. ...Read more

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How long can I expect a Brazilian butt lift to last? I really want to improve my sagging rear end by having a Brazilian butt lift procedure. However, I am not sure about undergoing a dangerous surgical procedure. I also don't want to have surgery if the r

How long can I expect a Brazilian butt lift to last? I really want to improve my sagging rear end by having a Brazilian butt lift procedure. However, I am not sure about undergoing a dangerous surgical procedure. I also don't want to have surgery if the r

It Can Be Permanent: BBL success is highly dependent on surgical technique during fat extraction, processing, and reinjection. It is also important for the patient to follow the post-op restrictions to ensure success.

When done correctly, fat grafts are permanent. When done incorrectly, they may not last and you may need a re-do. (http://www.cosmeticsurg.net/blog/2009/12/03/recipe-for-permanent-fat-injections/) ...Read more

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I have a lot of weight & need to get body contouring surgery. I want to get a tattoo on my body -- is this safe?How long should I wait before surgery?

I have a lot of weight & need to get body contouring surgery. I want to get a tattoo on my body -- is this safe?How long should I wait before surgery?

Tattoo after surgery: Would recommend weightloss first then body contouring surgery if needed and lastly place the tattoo where you like because it will not be affected by the body contouring surgery. ...Read more

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I need to see a surgeon can I get a list of the best surgeons in the latrobe valley hoops and area please?

I need to see a surgeon can I get a list of the best surgeons in the latrobe valley hoops and area please?

ACS website: The american college of surgeons' website has a "find a surgeon" area for patients to search for board-certified professionals. http://facs.org/patienteducation/patient-resources/surgery/acsmember.html. ...Read more

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My implants are silicone if i remove them can I see how they look in a few months and go back and do the lift after or is it better to have lift same?

My implants are silicone if i remove them can I see how they look in a few months and go back and do the lift after or is it better to have lift same?

Staged: Removal might be enough. It really depends what your goals for removal of the implant is. Sometimes removal and delayed revision is the best because the result can be more predictable. Consult with a board certified plastic surgeon to determine your goals and expectations. ...Read more

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Will dysport immediately smooth my wrinkles? I want a quick way to get rid of the deep creases above my eyebrows. I don't want surgery, and i don't want to wait for a cream to work. Will dysport work right away or do I have to wait a few days or weeks? .

Will dysport immediately smooth my wrinkles? I want a quick way to get rid of the deep creases above my eyebrows. I don't want surgery, and i don't want to wait for a cream to work. Will dysport work right away or do I have to wait a few days or weeks?

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3-5 days: Dysport typically takes effect in about 3-5 days. Of the neuromodulators (botox, dysport, xeomin) this is the fastest result. If you want immediate results fillers will give you that, but they are not generally used as first line treatment for the forehead creases. ...Read more

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What should I look for in a surgeon to do a labiaplasty? I've been wanting a labiaplasty for a few years, but i'm scared. I've seen some reviews where the surgeon took off too much, and i don't want that to happen to me. How can I choose the right surgeon

Experience.....: Experience and caring are probably the most important. Look at your prospective doctor's pictures. How many has he or she done and how do they look>? Then look at reviews online. http://psinteractive.net/lab_faq.htm. ...Read more

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How do I find a platic surgeon that has performed back lifts before? I have had almost all my body lifted want to get off rolls on back?

How do I find a platic surgeon that has performed back lifts before? I have had almost all my body lifted want to get off rolls on back?

Online and referrals: I would contact your primary care md or bariatric surgeon if you have had bariatric surgery. Otherwise, i would search for local plastic surgeons that have experience with massive weight loss patients. ...Read more

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Is a tummy tuck inpatient surgery? Do i need to stay overnight in the hospital after a tummy tuck, or can I go home the same day? .

Is a tummy tuck inpatient surgery? Do i need to stay overnight in the hospital after a tummy tuck, or can I go home the same day?

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Today : Today it is most common that a patient will go ome after the tummy tuck procedure with their care partner. It is important to ambulate after the surgery and most patients are comfortable to do so at home. It is necessary to have a reliable care partner with you the day of surgery and available after that, as you will need some help in the immediate post op period. ...Read more

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Can I go to a general practitioner to remove a part of my belly fat?

Can I go to a general practitioner to remove a part of my belly fat?

Plastic surgeon: Your general practioner will refer you to a reputable plastic surgeon who can do the proper procedure for the appearance that you are 'looking for'. ...Read more