Diet and exercise are the surefire way for individuals to lose weight, tone up, and look more healthy and attractive. Unfortunately, millions of people try and fail and do not achieve the overall results they desire. Many people experience this and find that specific areas of their body are more problematic than other areas. The arms are definitely one area where many people struggle with this issue.

Focusing on the entire area of the arm while exercising is a good start. Most people believe healthy, strong, and attractive arms are solely based on the look of their biceps. However, the triceps are equally important. The tricep muscles are located on the backside of the biceps and can easily be toned with exercises such as rope pull downs or tricep extensions. Individuals can also work out their forearms with standard weights. By combining exercises with all areas of the arm, individuals can achieve a strong and healthy look.
Many people will trim and tone their entire bodies, but still have plumper arms. These individuals may have fat deposits in their arm that are stubborn and harder to repair. Although some people are reluctant to undergo a surgical procedure, liposuction can be used to remove these stubborn pockets of fat. Liposuction of the arms is a safe and effective procedure, but individuals should consult a board certified plastic surgeon before undergoing this operation.

Of course, surgical procedures such as liposuction or arm lift reduction in Northville, MI  may be the only option. Most people will attempt weight training and diets to achieve their desired look but still need to contend with less appealing arms or areas of their arm due to age and genetics. Patients can discuss options with Dr. Sabbagh to learn what cosmetic surgery can do for them.

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If you are concerned about sagging jowls, loose cheek and neck skin, or neck bands, stop thinking that you need a face  lift or lunch time lift. Think less about “skin” and start thinking about “muscles”. Our skin covers our body but does not support it. The underlying structures shape our body and determine our appearance. A good face or neck lift will lift the skin to expose the underlying muscle layer, lift and realign the muscle structure, giving the face a more long lasting youthful shape.

The skin is then redraped and slightly tightened. Too much pull on the skin results in a pulled look and does not last. Reshaping from beneath gives a more natural appearance. It also takes more experience and time by the plastic surgeon.

Access to these structures is provided through the incision in front of the ear and around the back of the ear into the hairline. Also, a small incision under the chin is needed to access the front of the neck. The need and/or extent of these incisions depends on the amount of aging, muscle tightening and skin re-draping that is required.

Again, think about “muscles”, all the muscles of the face and neck, when thinking about facial cosmetic surgery. Take the time to review your surgeons experience with these procedures before opting for any of the quick fixes.  The quick fixes, and procedures that are advertize about little or no recovery, will usually not address the underlying structures.

There is no right age for a facelift. We all age differently according to genetic and environmental factors. There is definitely room for the “mini” lift that does not address the underlying structure. All patients need to be evaluated carefully during the consultation with a plastic surgeon. The surgeon needs to listen to their concerns in order to recommend the extent of the lift and the recovery time required, that will best achieve the patient’s expectations.

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When Suction Assisted Lipectomy emerged in the early 1980s, it was revolutionary. As people realized that fat could be removed by suction, the phenomenon quickly became an acceptable surgical technique to remove unwanted fat deposits around the hips, flanks, inner thighs and upper body. It helped target places that, no matter how much diet and exercise you put forth, you just can’t remove the fat.

Board-certified plastic surgeons further refined the instruments, improved surgical techniques and devices, and today, liposuction in Novi, MI is an incredibly popular cosmetic procedure.

Drawing on its popularity, surgeons from many different specialties now perform procedures to remove fat. But here’s the question to ask. Would you feel more comfortable with a surgeon who has extensive training in all aspects of cosmetic and plastic surgery? Of course you would.

Today, Suction Assisted Lipectomy has evolved to include both surgical and non-surgical procedures using varying devices. The news is saturated with names like Smart Lipo, liposuction laser, Cellulaze, Cool Sculpting, Vaser Liposuction, Lipdissolve, Lipo Sculpture, Tumescent Liposuction, Vela Shape, SmartXide, Zerona, Liposonic, Slim Lipo, Body Wrap, Lipotherme, Velasmooth, Ultra Shape and more. How is a patient to decide which procedure is right for them?

If the technique is invasive, it takes training and experience to achieve good results. Be sure you know whether you are one of the first to experience a new technique. Typically, a surgeon becomes comfortable with one or two methods and will seldom deviate. This may be safer and provide more predictable results for their patients. A plastic surgeon should be able to advise the prospective patient the pros and cons of each method.

Patients are most interested in procedures that claim to have the quickest recovery time and least associated pain. Who wouldn’t? Yet clever names, claims of “the latest and greatest,” and costs too good to be true, are usually just that.
Patients should visit several surgeons who have performed the procedure or technique being contemplated before proceeding with surgery. A board-certified plastic surgeon will assist patients with procedure selection to ensure good outcomes. Although it might feel like daunting task, it is well worth it. Liposuction in Novi can be performed on the right patient by the right surgeon can provide lasting, attractive and life-changing results.

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