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Larger, shapelier breasts are achieved through breast augmentation surgery which enhances natural breasts by adding silicone or saline implants.

A breast lift transforms breasts that sag due to pregnancy, weight loss or aging by removing and tightening excess skin to produce a lifted bosom.

For breasts that are excessively large, breast reduction surgery minimizes the size of breasts by removing extraneous breast fat, tissue and skin.

Breast revision surgery fixes unsatisfactory breast implants such as ruptures, loss in volume, etc., after a previous breast augmentation surgery.

Following significant weight loss, after weight loss surgery involves a number of cosmetic procedures to remove excessive skin and contour the body.

An arm lift removes the extraneous, saggy skin and fat around the upper arm and tightens the underlying tissues to produce shapelier, more toned arms.

Body contouring combines a number of cosmetic surgeries to reshape certain body parts by tightening loose skin for a smoother, tighter look.

Butt augmentation surgery involves enhancing the buttocks through the placement of a silicone implant to produce a more voluptuous, curvier butt.

With a Brazilian butt lift, a patient’s own fat is injected into the buttocks to provide additional volume and to enhance curves for a natural look.

A butt lift improves the appearance of the butt through removal of saggy skin and tightening and lifting the remaining skin for a more toned butt.

Cellulaze is a minimally invasive procedure that targets the layers of cellulite and uses laser energy to safely destroy and eliminate cellulite.

Fat transfer involves removing fat from one or more parts of the body and transferring it to another body part or parts that need additional volume.

Labiaplasty is a cosmetic procedure that transforms the appearance of the labia by minimizing and reshaping the vaginal lips through tissue removal.

A mommy makeover can transform problem areas caused by pregnancy, such as the stomach and breasts, through a combination of cosmetic procedures.

A thigh lift is designed to reshape, smooth and contour the leg through skin and fat removal and tightening the tissue and muscle underneath.

One of the most popular cosmetic surgeries, a tummy tuck minimizes the size of the stomach by removing extraneous skin and fat for a more toned look.

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A brow lift, a cosmetic procedure, rejuvenates the face by lifting droopy brows, upper eyelids and the forehead through carefully made incisions.

Cheek implants add volume and definition to hollow areas of the cheekbone or below the cheekbones for a more youthful appearance and stronger profile.

Chin implant surgery, a cosmetic procedure, places an implant in the chin to provide volume, create a stronger profile and balance out the face.

Otoplasty and earlobe repair, transform damaged or defective ears due to birth defects or trauma through resizing, reshaping and/or repositioning.

Eyelid surgery restores a youthful look by removing excessive skin, fat and tissue around the eye area and tightening the muscles underneath.

A facelift lifts and tightens the face for a younger look by repositioning saggy and loosened facial skin, muscle and fat for an improved appearance.

A neck lift removes the saggy fat and skin around the neck that can develop due to aging and weight loss to provide an improved look and neck profile.

Neck liposuction can address a “double chin” by removing excessive fat around the neck and chin areas to leave a slimmer, more contoured look.

Rhinoplasty improves a number of nose issues by transforming the shape and size of the nose through tissue, bone and cartilage manipulation.

With tumescent liposuction, unwanted fat is injected with a liquid to break it up to allow for easier removal with a power-assisted cannula, or tube.

FDA-approved laser-assisted SmartLipo uses laser technology to liquefy fat with a thin fiber placed in small incisions in the skin for a slimmer look.

Water-assisted liposuction uses a jet of pressurized saline solution to displace fat and remove it through the use of a cannula, or steel tube.

VASER liposuction, a minimally invasive procedure, uses ultrasound technology to loosen fat cells to allow for easier removal with a small tube.

Lipedema treatment may include conservative modalities such as massage, compression, appropriate nutrition, exercise, and physical therapy.

Gynecomastia is a male condition that causes enlarged breasts, which can be addressed with breast reduction surgery to produce a more masculine look.

Calf implants are designed to improve the shape, size and appearance of the calf muscle in the lower leg through the use of a silicone implant.

Pectoral implants improve the definition and contour of male chests by inserting a silicone implant underneath the chest muscle to enhance its look.

Executive edge describes a combination or cosmetic procedures designed to improve and enhance a man’s look to give him a leg up in the workplace.

Bellafill is an FDA-approved dermal filler used to treat nasolabial folds, smile lines, as well as moderate to severe acne scars on the cheeks.

Belotero, a lightweight gel dermal filler, rejuvenates the face by treating mild to severe lines and wrinkles around the mouth (nasolabial folds).

BOTOX is an injectable prescription drug used to treat crow’s feet, lines between the eyebrows and forehead furrows for a younger-looking appearance.

A chemical peel is a rejuvenation treatment that uses a topical acid solution to peel away the top layers of skin to stimulate fresher, newer skin.

Dysport, an injectable wrinkle treatment, smooths out lines and wrinkles around the eyebrows, known as frown lines, to combat the signs of aging.

Juvederm is a dermal filler used to add volume and treat moderate to severe facial lines, wrinkles and folds specifically around the nose and mouth.

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Laser skin resurfacing uses a laser’s heat to damage the skin to stimulate skin regeneration to treat sun damaged, aged and other skin issues.

Radiesse is a gel-based dermal filler that is used to fill in lines and wrinkles around the nose, nasolabial folds, as well as add depleted volume.

Restylane, a gel dermal filler, treats moderate to severe facial lines, wrinkles and folds, as well as acts a lip filler to add volume to thin lips.

Sculptra, an FDA-approved dermal filler, subtly reverses the signs of aging by restoring lost collagen over a period of time for long-term results.

Through ultrasound technology, nonsurgical skin tightening produces increased collagen, which aids in firming skin to provide a more youthful look.

Voluma is a gel-based dermal filler in the Juvederm family that restores volume and contour to cheeks, which have become deflated due to aging.

Xeomin, a prescription injectable, acts as a muscle relaxer to treat moderate to severe frown lines that are found above and in between the eyebrows.

*Unless otherwise indicated, images are models. In cases where before and after pictures are shown, these are actual patients. Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary from person to person.