Breast Reduction vs. Breast Lift: Determining What’s Right for You

It’s not uncommon that a woman will wish to transform the look of her breasts with cosmetic surgery. But, not all women wish to make their breasts larger in size. So, they choose to consider cosmetic procedures to either reshape or resize their breasts. And, while cosmetic procedures are undoubtedly successful in providing the desired results, women are often unaware that there are different kinds of cosmetic procedures which are used to reshape or resize…

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Do Facial Injections Hurt?

It’s typical that people expect pain when it comes to cosmetic procedures. After all, the common saying goes, “pain is beauty.” However, with the introduction and increased popularity of dermal fillers, more and more people are finding they can get wanted results without the need for surgery. Obviously, this eliminates the need for incisions and lengthy recoveries. But, do dermal fillers free patients from the unwanted pain that comes with surgery? Or, do they hurt?…

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The Importance of Choosing a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon

Almost everyone has heard of the circulating plastic surgery horror stories. Sadly, these stories tarnish the reputation of the plastic surgery industry and hurt those who have worked so hard to be able to help people through plastic surgery. However, being sure that a plastic surgeon is board certified can help to determine whether or not your doctor is the right fit for your procedure. And, can help to ease your nerves as you are…

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Gynecomastia or Not? Do I Have Gynecomastia?

Gynecomastia, or an enlargement of the male breasts due to excess fat cells, can be embarrassing and debilitating. While it’s a common condition, men affected by this condition may avoid any activity which may require they remove their shirt. Or, simply feel insecure and helpless about their condition. But, there are things that men living with gynecomastia can do to address this issue. And, there are means to identifying this condition so that a person…

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Cosmetic Procedures that Won’t Interfere with Your Summer Plans

For many, the summer months are a time to enjoy with friends and family. For whatever adventures planned during this favored season, everyone wishes to feel and look their best. And, while many may wish to feel as confident as possible for summer plans, most people don’t want to deal with painful, lengthy recoveries during this time of year. Fortunately, there are a few cosmetic procedures that don’t have to interfere with your exciting summer…

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CoolSculpting® vs. SmartLipo™

If you have stubborn fat deposits in your midsection that don’t seem to go away with dieting and exercise CoolSculpting® from board-certified physician Dr. Steven Carp could be the solution for you. Patients from Akron, Canton, Cleveland, Beachwood or Green, OH, are encouraged to contact Carp Cosmetic Surgery Center to find out more.   What is CoolSculpting®? CoolSculpting® is a cosmetic procedure that safely eliminates stubborn fat by freezing it away from targeted problem areas…

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What is the Tummy Tuck Recovery Like?

The results one can get from a tummy tuck procedure are unlike any other. After weight loss or having a baby, it’s easy to see why so many people take advantage of this common procedure. However, the recovery is the price that every tuck patient must pay for a smooth, tight belly. Fortunately, there are a few things tummy tuck patients can do to make sure that recovery goes well. And, to ensure that recovery…

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Plastic Surgery vs. Exercise

Exercise has its indisputable evidence of working to accelerate fat reduction and provide a number of other health benefits. But, while every plastic surgeon would suggest a lifestyle which incorporates exercise, there are some benefits to plastic surgery procedures that exercise alone may not offer. And, for those who do actively engage in a healthy lifestyle, plastic surgery may be the only way to achieve desired results. Getting Rid of the Stubborn Fat Deposits Even…

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Liposuction Technique Variations

Looking for a way to appear more toned and reduce the impression of fat around certain areas of the body? Liposuction is a great way to achieve the reduction of fat cells and has been for many years. Choosing the liposuction technique that’s right for you can make all the difference when it comes to getting the results you want. How Liposuction Procedures Share Likeness While all liposuction techniques are not the same, they do…

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Tired of Shaving and Waxing? We’ve Got a Solution!

Does it feel like you’re constantly shaving or waxing certain areas of the body? Undesired body hair can be an aggravating hassle, but we’ve got a solution: LightSheer™ laser hair removal. What is LightSheer™ and How Does it Work? LightSheer™ is a type of laser hair removal treatment that utilizes lasers to weaken hair follicles. Since the lasers are absorbed in the pigment of the follicle, only the hair follicle is affected and surrounding skin…

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