Archive for November, 2011

Why is Cosmetic Surgery Board Certification important?

Cosmetic surgeons combine knowledge, surgical skill, technical expertise and ethics to achieve their goal of providing aesthetic enhancement for their patients. When choosing a cosmetic surgeon it is important to select a cosmetic surgeon who is board certified. In most states it is legal for any physician who holds a valid medical license, with or […]

Office-based Cosmetic Surgery

Surgeons are doing more than just checkups in their offices these days. Advances in medical technology have made it possible for physicians to perform more advanced and more complex surgical procedures in their offices. Whether it is vein surgery, skin cancer excisions, tummy-tuck, breast augmentation, facelift or a complex biopsy, these procedures can be completed […]

Minimally Invasive Liposuction

Liposuction is the most commonly performed cosmetic procedure in the United States. Liposuction or liposculpture is defined as the removal of fat from deposits beneath the skin using a hollow stainless steel tube (called a cannula) with the assistance of a powerful vacuum. Liposuction can be accomplished either with the use of general anesthesia in […]