Most Popular Plastic Surgeries For 2017

The field of cosmetic surgery continues to offer men and women alike the chance to have the body they’ve always wanted. The upcoming year, 2017, will be no exception. As we look to the future of the industry, there are many plastic surgery trends that will see an increase in the year ahead. The field of plastic surgery is always moving forward, with new innovative procedures popping up constantly. Look for new injectables that eliminate fat to take the market by storm and procedures that require less downtime for the patient. Plus, old favourites like breast augmentation, liposuction and the tummy tuck will never go out of style. If you’re thinking of undergoing an innovative or popular plastic surgery in 2017, there are four procedures to consider (depending on your problem areas). They are Kybella, Botox, a Brazilian Butt Lift, and a Fat Grafting Breast Augmentation. What is Kybella? Kybella is a fairly new procedure that will see an increase in 2017. Keoxycholic acid, aka Kybella, is a manmade substance that aids in the absorption of fats. Kybella is based on deoxycholic acid which is made by our own bodies to target fat cells and destroy them. What does this procedure entail? The Kybella procedure is done to reduce the…

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Things To Know Before Your Arm Lift Surgery

What happens when you look in the mirror and all you notice are sagging arms? For many people sagging arm skin keeps them from enjoying life. They do not feel comfortable wearing T-shirts let alone tank tops on hot days. They shy away from activities that would expose their arms like swimming or being intimate with a partner and worst of all, their self-esteem is in shambles. An arm lift, scientifically known as brachioplasty, can correct saggy arms and restore your confidence. What causes our arms to sag? Weight loss and age are the most common reasons that our arms sag. Women are more prone to saggy arms than men, although it is not abnormal for men to undergo an arm lift procedure. What happens during the arm lift procedure? There are two types of arm lift procedures that you can have done. Upper arm lift: This procedure is done to remove excess skin that droops from the upper arm area. First your surgeon will make an incision along your arm. The placement of this incision varies from patient to patient depending on how much skin is being removed and where exactly it is being removed from. Usually, the incision extends from armpit to elbow and will be curved or…

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Is Constipation After Plastic Surgery Normal?

Plastic surgery can have side effects outside of an altered appearance and a confidence boost. One of the most common and unpleasant side effects of plastic surgery is constipation. There are a few reasons why you might be constipated after surgery and with each reason comes a different route to prevention and recovery. Lack of mobility After plastic surgery you are going to be in some pain, and this will cause you to move around less. This lack of motion will translate to your bowels as well. A way to prevent this from happening is to get up and move around, even just for a few minutes. Narcotics To help with the pain after surgery, you are given narcotics. Narcotics will help subside the pain and get you back to functioning like normal. While narcotics mitigate the pain, they are also slowing down your digestive tract. To help prevent, or quicken, your recovery from narcotic-induced constipation, make the switch to another, more mild painkiller, such as Tylenol, to get your bowels moving again. Don’t use an anti-inflammatory drug such as Advil or Motrin because they thin the blood and can cause your wounds to bleed. Dehydration Any surgical procedure will dehydrate your body due to sweating, blood loss and lack…

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