Category Archives: Body Contouring

Your Questions About CoolSculpting: Answered

What is 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 an …

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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, discrete 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 in to my surgical plan. With abdominoplasty surgery, a large …

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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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10 Tips for Making Your Home Recovery-Friendly

Recovery after plastic surgery can be a time of excitement and even relaxation. If patients plan properly and treat themselves with kindness, the days that follow their surgical procedure can be peaceful and full of positive thoughts for their beautiful results. Here are 10 tips that can help prepare you to have just this kind …

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