Pregnancy is an exciting time for many women, but very few are prepared for the effect pregnancy has on their bodies postpartum. Many new moms assume that they will automatically return to their pre-pregnancy shape immediately after giving birth. On the contrary, pregnancy can have an immense impact on several areas of a woman’s body.Continue reading Facts about Mommy Makeover
Spoiler Alert! It’s not facial yoga!
Have you heard of Kybella® – the only non-surgical treatment
that destroys fat cells forever?
1. What is Kybella® for?
Kybella® is a Deoxycholic Acid – it is an FDA approved treatment that is most commonly used to destroy fat cells in the “double chin” area.
2. Procedure and downtime
The procedure takes 30 minutes to 1 hour with numbing. You may return to your daily activities immediately after the procedure. To reduce excessive bruising and swelling you will be instructed to stay off any anti-inflammatory medications for 48 hours (Tylenol, Aspirin, etc.) as well as avoid exercising, salty foods, and alcohol for 2 days.
3. How many treatments do I need?
Kybella® works over time. Generally, one treatment provides 20 – 25% fat reduction within 8-12 weeks, you will start to see the results 4-6 weeks after the procedure. During the initial consultation, your provider will evaluate the amount of excess fat and recommend the best treatment plan for your specific case. The treatments are scheduled 2-3 months apart to ensure the best results.
4. Are the results permanent?
The results are permanent, there is no need to repeat the treatment once completed.
5. How painful is the procedure?
Typically, most patients describe a mild burning sensation in the area of treatment during the injection. You will experience soreness for about 2 hours after the procedure, swelling or puffiness is quite common in the area of treatment for several days after injection, however, it goes away over time.
6. How much is Kybella®?
At South Florida Center Medical Spa we offer Kybella® starting at $1,400 for 2 Vials. Please contact us to schedule your virtual consultation or to get more information.
Plastic surgery has continued to increase in popularity, giving rise to trends that show which procedures correct the most common issues and provide the best results. Today, most body concerns, including smaller breasts, excess fat in your midsection, and a flat butt, can all be addressed with plastic surgery. Follow along as we take you through the top five procedures in plastic surgery and why they’re so popular.Continue reading 5 Top Procedures in Plastic Surgery and Why Those Procedures Are So Popular?
Tummy Tuck, or Abdominoplasty, is one of the most popular procedures in plastic surgery. We put together a list of the most searched questions about Tummy Tuck, gathered information to clear up any misconceptions and provide you with the right answers, and help you make the right decision.Continue reading What You Need to Know About the Tummy Tuck
You may have heard the term “wrinkle relaxer” before but aren’t quite sure what it means. Botox®, arguably the most well-known brand of wrinkle relaxer, has evolved over time and is now a popular way for both men and women to eliminate or reduce signs of aging. Although Botox® previously carried a heavy social stigma, more people are beginning to use wrinkle relaxers as a safe, minimally invasive way to feel and look younger.Continue reading Wrinkle Relaxers
How to choose the best plastic surgeon for me and avoid botched plastic surgery?
Finding the right plastic surgeon is the key to making sure you’re happy with your results and have an overall good experience. Although appropriate certifications and experience are obviously important, there are several other factors you should consider when choosing a plastic surgeon. Keep reading as we discuss the six steps you should take to choose a plastic surgeon and avoid botched plastic surgery.Continue reading 6 Tips to Avoid Botched Plastic Surgery
Tips for maintaining the results of your Cosmetic Surgery
If you’re considering plastic surgery, you probably already have an idea of the results you’d like to achieve. However, keep in mind that your body constantly changes, and over time, the results of the procedure will transform as well due to natural aging processes. Some procedures have longer-lasting effects than others, but there are still ways to prolong the results of your treatment.Continue reading How To Prolong the Effects of Plastic Surgery
5 Stars Before and After
We’re often bombarded with images of beautiful, lean celebrities who don’t seem to show natural signs of aging. Despite their glamorous appearance, celebrities have insecurities just like the rest of us. And, they’re often under constant pressure to look their best. It’s relatively common knowledge that most of the hottest stars supplement their beauty routines with plastic surgery. However, it’s not uncommon for them to keep quiet about the procedures they’ve had done.
Surgical vs. Non-Surgical Brazilian Butt Lift
One of the most popular cosmetic procedures to create a curvy, “hourglass-shaped figure” is the Brazilian Butt Lift. Fuller buttocks and curvier frames are trending now more than ever, and they can often make the body appear more proportionate. At The South Florida Center for Cosmetic Surgery, we offer two highly effective procedures to enhance your derriere – the Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL) and Sculptra® BBL.