Plastic Surgery Blog

Tips for Reducing Cosmetic Surgery Scars

Follow these helpful tips to ensure your scars heal as quickly as possible. For many people, the whole point of cosmetic surgery is to enhance their body while still maintaining a natural look. Telltale scars kind of defeat the point. Fortunately, you can take steps to support your body’s natural ability to heal following cosmetic ...Continue Right

Compression Garment FAQ

Learn what compression garments are and why they are recommended for post-op recovery. Many patients wear special compression garments following liposuction treatments. Get answers to common questions about buying and using compression garments here. What Are the Benefits of Compression Garments After Liposuction? When a liposuction is performed, there is always some amount of fluid ...Continue Right

How to Optimize the Results of a Tummy Tuck

Following your surgeon’s instructions is key to a successful abdominoplasty. Weight gain around the midsection is a common problem experienced by both men and women. Often, this belly fat can be very stubborn, refusing to melt away with diet and exercise alone. Even if the fat is lost, the abdomen may still be protruding due ...Continue Right

Wrinkles Aren’t the Only Sign of Aging to Worry About

Mira Aesthetic Medical Center offers treatments to combat many top signs of aging. Although facial wrinkles are often the first problem you notice, they are by no means the only telltale sign of aging you will experience. To achieve a younger look, it is important to not only correct wrinkles with treatments like Botox, laser ...Continue Right

Study Confirms Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Procedures Exceedingly Safe

First large-scale study confirms safety of procedures involving fillers, Botox, and lasers. The common perception of non-surgical cosmetic procedures as extremely safe has now been scientifically confirmed by the first large-scale study on the subject. The study, which was recently published in JAMA Dermatology, analyzed over 20,000 procedures performed by 23 board-certified cosmetic surgeons and ...Continue Right

Can Smokers Get Cosmetic Surgery?

For best results, smokers need to quit smoking before and after cosmetic surgery. Numerous studies have shown that smoking leads to premature aging, especially of the face. For example, one recent study comparing twins found that the twin with the longer smoking history was easily identifiable by their more pronounced facial wrinkles, droopy upper eyelids, ...Continue Right

Get Your Body Back After Pregnancy

Cosmetic procedures can help women restore their skin, breasts, and figure following pregnancy. Motherhood is a wonderful thing, and it certainly changes a person inside and out. However, just because you love your children doesn’t mean you need to carry the marks of bearing them for the rest of your life. At Mira Aesthetic Medical ...Continue Right

Tips for Choosing Your Cosmetic Surgeon

Choosing your cosmetic surgeon carefully will help you get the best possible results from your treatment. If you’re interested in improving your appearance with cosmetic surgery, you will doubtless have plenty of options. Many physicians claim to be experts in this field, and with the popularity of cosmetic surgery growing every year, they certainly have ...Continue Right

5 Ways to Fight Cellulite

Posted on October 5, 2014
Pairing healthy diet and exercise with cosmetic surgery can help reduce the appearance of cellulite. Many women and a few men are plagued by cellulite. These pillowy, fluid-filled fat cells are attached to skin by bands called septae, giving thighs and buttocks an unattractive dimpled look. Countless creams, wraps, gels, and other products promising to ...Continue Right

Can You Really Get the Body You Deserve With Diet and Exercise Alone?

You can engage in a die-hard diet and exercise program. You can swear off processed foods and limit sugar intake, and you can even run a marathon. After all that, you might not have the toned, lean body you deserve. When you exercise, you can burn fat. However, you cannot get rid of excess cellulose ...Continue Right