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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Four Skin Care Tips to Prepare for the Winter Months

When the cold weather rolls in, many notice that their skin has lost some of its luster. What used to be a radiant complexion may now be a little dry or chapped. With the changes in temperature, and especially with the extreme cold that winter can bring, it makes sense that your skin may be in need of a little boost. Fortunately, there are many options for you to take care of your skin, all…

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How Do I Know if I am a Candidate for a Facelift?

These days, facelifts are becoming more popular than ever before. With the ability to turn back time and leave you feeling like your younger self, it makes sense that so many people are opting for this procedure to improve their appearance and increase their self-confidence. However, if you have been considering a facelift, then you may be wondering if you are an ideal candidate. After all, rejuvenating your look can be done in a variety…

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Rhinoplasty vs. Non-Invasive Rhinoplasty: What’s the Difference?

Non-Invasive rhinoplasty is a safe, non-invasive alternative to traditional rhinoplasty. Dr. Carp at Carp Cosmetic Surgery Center has pioneered many non-invasive alternatives to cosmetic surgery, including the non-invasive rhinoplasty. These procedures provide ideal cosmetic results with little or no pain and recovery time. Rhinoplasty is one of the most desired cosmetic procedures, but some patients may be leery of the potential complications and the risk of unfavorable cosmetic results. Dr. Carp provides a  non-surgical alternative…

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Top Plastic Surgery Procedures for Men

Over the past few years at Carp Cosmetic Surgery Center we have seen an increased demand from men requesting plastic surgery or other aesthetic treatments, and this is no surprise given that the American Society of Plastic Surgeons has reported a 273 percent increase in the number of procedures performed on men since they started tracking statistics in 1997. As men get older, fat deposits can tend to build up in your abdomen, love handles,…

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Sun Safety and Preventing Skin Cancer

As the summer months are in full swing, it cannot be stressed enough that sun safety should be of utmost importance when spending any time under the UV rays. According to a report made by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), one American dies every hour from skin cancer. Among the most common cancers, skin cancer can be prevented just by picking up one healthy habit – lathering on sunscreen before heading out for the day….

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