Yearly Archives: 2015

Liposuction vs. Exercise: Getting the Results You Want

Losing weight is one of the most common personal goals. While many people focus on leading a healthier lifestyle to lose weight, some think that they might be able to use liposuction to take the fat away. However, liposuction is not a weight loss tool, and there are some critical differences between the results that are possible with liposuction as opposed to exercise. It’s important to understand the limitations of bo Read more →

Combining Liposuction and Breast Implants

While not always thought of as procedures that can be performed simultaneously, combining breast implants with liposuction is becoming increasingly popular in the field of plastic surgery and at Dr. Meade's practice. The two procedures have very different goals, yet can complement each other effectively and provide a level of cosmetic enhancement not possible on their own. Surgery Synergy Read more →

Why Lipo Works So Well on Love Handles

Everyone knows that the healthiest way to slim down your figure and get in better shape is through good old-fashioned diet and exercise. Yet, despite your best efforts, you may find that there are specific problem spots that simply don't respond to even the most committed exercise regimen—the "love handles" are one notorious example of this concern. Why is getting rid of love handles such a prob Read more →

Why You Should Schedule Lipo after Bikini Season

It's perfectly normal to start thinking about looking your best in a bikini just before swim season hits. At the same time, a little planning ahead could mean you'll have some extra time to get your body in better shape than ever. For many women, this means scheduling liposuction in the fall and winter months. Read more →

Round vs. Anatomically Shaped Implants

With so many breast implant options on the market today, understanding the best implant shape for you can be tricky. A board-certified plastic surgeon is trained and experienced in understanding how the different implant types will look for a range of body types and goals after surgery. Your plastic surgeon can explain more about why you might see a better outcome from one type of implant over ano Read more →

Can Liposuction Reveal a More Muscular Abdomen?

Men and women alike often feel self-conscious about their midsection. Even with regular exercise and a healthy diet, you may have extra pounds and flabby skin on your stomach. We see many patients who have good abdominal muscle definition, but it is "hidden" behind layers of excess tissue. Can plastic surgery help? Building Muscular Strength Muscle strength only comes from lots of training. No matter how m Read more →

4 Popular Liposuction Target Areas

Liposuction is a popular body contouring procedure. The most popular liposuction target areas focus on creating a well-defined shape that brings out the best shapes desired. 1. Neck/Chin A double chin is a common problem, and doesn’t always indicate being overweight. Liposuction of the neck and chin area can help Read more →

3 Very Real Benefits of Getting Rhinoplasty

Rhinoplasty, more commonly known as a nose job, is a small facial surgery that can have a big impact on both your appearance and quality of life. Since the nos Read more →

How to Turn Back the Clock with Eyelid Surgery

Your facial features are one of the first things people notice about you, so naturally you want to make a good first impression. Age-related changes such as drooping eyelids and bags under your eyes can be hard on your self-confidence and make you appear older than you feel. If this sounds familiar, you may be wondering if Read more →

The 3 Best Times to Think about a Tummy Tuck

A tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) is a cosmetic surgery that removes excess skin from the abdominal area and tightens the stomach muscles. The procedure can transform flabby midsections and deliver a tighter, more toned look. Here are three times in life that women tend to consider this image-enhancing procedure that Dr. M Read more →