Liposuction May Reduce Your Blood Pressure Level

Liposuction is one of the most common surgical cosmetic procedures in the U.S. In fact, approximately 246,000 people underwent liposuction surgery in 2017, marking a five percent increase from 2016. Many patients consider liposuction as a means to eliminate subcutaneous fat. However, studies have also linked the procedure to removing a type of fat in the blood called triglyceride, which is known to increase the risk of high blood pressure. Health Risks Associated with Having…

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Liposuction vs. Fat Freezing (CoolSculpting®) in Green, OH

Liposuction has long been hailed as the top body contouring procedure available. Recently, a new non-invasive treatment called CoolSculpting® has taken the body contouring scene by storm. CoolSculpting® freezes fat to produce body sculpting results without any surgery or downtime. Is this new treatment as good as it sounds? Does liposuction still have a place in modern body contouring treatments? Let’s compare these two fat reduction techniques to find out. The Procedure You may be…

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Three Things Your Beachwood, OH, Plastic Surgeon Wished You Knew

It’s okay to come into your plastic surgery consultation with questions. In fact, many surgeons encourage patients to prepare for their consultation with questions they have about the procedures they are considering. These questions encourage conversation between patient and doctor, which is important for both parties. Still, there are a few things that your surgeon hopes for you to know in advance. 1. Much of Your Results Depend on You It is a plastic surgeon’s…

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Liposuction, CoolSculpting®, Tummy Tuck: Which Procedure is Right for You?

When it comes to addressing stubborn fat in the stomach, there are many body contouring options available. The right procedure for you will depend on many factors, including your desired results and the types of treatment techniques you are comfortable with. Carp Cosmetic Surgery Center is proud to offer these and other treatments to residents of Green, Beachwood, Akron and the nearby areas of Ohio. For Patients Who Would Like to Avoid Surgery Surgery can…

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Get Ready for the Holidays with our MedSpa Favorites

Everyone wants to look and feel their best for the holiday season. Whether you have family coming to town or are putting together a holiday party you want to wow your guests at, there’s always a good excuse to pamper yourself this celebratory season. While you may not find the time for the planning and recovery that goes with more intensive plastic surgery options, our medical spa services allow for surgery-free ways to enhancement. And,…

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How Kybella® Combats the Dreaded Double Chin

Unfortunately, diet and exercise alone are often not enough to get rid of excess skin or fat located under the chin. And, no one likes to look in their front-facing camera phone to be surprised by a double chin. While excess skin and fat around the neck are often attributed to being overweight, it can happen as a result of aging and family history as well. For those who are at a healthy weight, there…

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Can Plastic Surgery Make My Eyes Bigger?

The eyes are the focal point of the face. They’re what people look at when they speak to one another. Furthermore, they’re the first thing people see when they look at you. But, what do your eyes say about you? Do they say that you’re tired? Do they say that you’re aging? Do they say that you’re angry? Often, the eyes may not say what you may wish others to know or think. Even worse,…

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What is the Best Age for a Mommy Makeover?

Whether you are struggling with excess belly fat that won’t seem to go away after pregnancy or sagging breasts from breastfeeding, many mothers are looking to the promising results of a mommy makeover. But, many of these mothers are wondering if they’re at a good stage in life for this type of procedure. So, is there a best age for a mommy makeover? And, if so, what is that age range? What is a Mommy…

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The Importance of Plastic Surgery Consultations

Plastic surgery options provide a number of benefits and help with a number of debilitating or embarrassing aesthetic features. And, with improving technologies, many of these procedures now offer more affordable prices, reduction of healing time, and even reduced the risk of complication. But, before an appointment for a plastic surgery procedure can be made, an important but necessary plastic surgery consultation must be performed. What is a Plastic Surgery Consultation? Basically, a plastic surgery…

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Is Eyelid Surgery Right for Me?

Serums, makeup, ice packs…you may have tried it all. But, no matter what you attempt, your baggy, puffy eyelids still make you look tired. For some, the drooping or swelling of either the top or bottom eyelid may come with age. For others, it’s genetic. And, for many struggling with this occurrence, it’s not just about appearances, it’s about comfort. Sagging eyelids can distort vision and even make people feel more tired than they really…

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