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Are you looking for Liposuction Austin Reviews? Read some of the reviews of Cosmetic Surgeon Lawrence Broder MD at Body By Beleza.  Dr Broder has been performing smartlipo laser liposuction for 6 years and has performed more than 1000 individual patient procedures.  Dr Broder has built a brand new office based surgery suite with all the amenities and safety features you would expect.  He is an expert at body contouring and sculpting using the smartlipo laser , vaser ultrasound and power assisted liposuction.  More and more patients are now asking for fat transfer to the buttocks, breasts and face.  Dr Broder has the skills and experience to transfer your fat safely and successfully.This following video testimonial is from an actual patient at Beleza Medspa.  She details her entire experience from the procedure to her follow-up and recovery.  She describes how the smartlipo laser liposuction has changed her life and improved her self esteem.[youtube]oWkN3PjutJo[/youtube]“Over the years, I’ve had small, non-invasive procedures done at Medspas in Austin.  When the time came to do something more substantial (SmartLipo and Fat Transfer) I started shopping around. I looked at four major Medspas in town and settled on Beleza because their office was helpful, and Dr. Broder is the most experienced SmartLipo practitioner around. When I went to Beleza to discuss my options, I was given information about different procedures, the results I could expect and a price breakdown for each. Beleza consultants were knowledgeable, professional and took time to review all my questions and concerns. I later met with Dr. Broder who was low-key, attentive and put me at ease.  After my procedure I had follow-up visits, and again, everyone was great, giving me useful tips and suggestions for post-op recovery. I love my results, no one can tell I had anything “done,” and I look at least 5 years younger.”When choosing your liposuction surgeon, carefully read his reviews.  Explore his background and realize that no specific type of surgeon or board certification guarantee you the results you want.  That’s why reviews  and before and after pictures are so important.  They allow you to gauge the surgeon’s real abilities as opposed to what he or she thinks they are doing.  Liposuction is more of an art than a science and artistic skill cannot always be learned.  Dr Broder has the expert surgical skills as well as the artistic eye to produce high quality liposuction results. …

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breast augmentation awake REMAIN AWAKE FOR YOUR BREAST AUGMENTATION PROCEDURE Because of the extensive tissue trauma associated with traditional breast augmentation surgery, a general anesthetic is used to ensure that the patient remains unconscious and does not feel any pain during the procedure. For many patients, the use of general anesthetic is the scariest part of a breast augmentation procedure.Although the technology through which patients who are “put under” for surgery has improved drastically in the last 40 years, the negative effects of general anesthesia are enough to sway some potential breast augmentation candidates away from the procedure. Negative effects include longer recovery time, increased time in a medical facility pre- and post-surgery, and increased cost. Although deaths due to anesthesia have dropped 25-fold to 1 in 250,000, it is still associated with a significant risk over alternative types of medical anesthesia.Keeping patient safety as the primary priority, Beleza MedSpa offers a breast augmentation procedure for which a patient remains awake the whole time.  Using local anesthesia based on the anesthetic lidocaine, the risk of general anesthesia is avoided and there is virtually no recovery after the procedure.This procedure combines the innovation of SmartLipo with the utility of Fat Transfer. The result? A better shape for patients who want to remove fat tissue from a troubled area like tummy or thighs and use it to enhance an area like breasts or buttocks.The procedure is simple. Before the surgery, the patient will take a oral sedative that encourages calm and induces a sleepy state. At the beginning of the procedure, a local anesthetic is administered to the areas on which liposuction and fat transfer will be preformed. Later, fat is harvested from an area where the patient has extra. The fat is then carefully transferred to syringes for painless injection into the new area. Because 40-50% may die, the desired area is filled as much as possible in anticipation of the loss of volume.  Best results are obtained when refills are performed that increase the amount of surviving fat.Beyond the benefits for patients who stay awake during a breast augmentation, fat transfer is ideal because it eliminates the chance the body will react negatively to the use of a foreign substance like plastic, silicone or saline.Contact Beleza by phone at 1-800-509-9785 or via email at info@belezamedicalspa.com for a free consultation to learn more about the option of fat transfer for a breast augmentation procedure in which you can stay awake.…

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What are Man Boobs?Man boobs or Moobs or medically known as gynecomastia, is a condition of excessive breast tissue growth in men.  It can start when you are younger due to hormonal changes.   It usually resolves in adulthood but can linger on.  In adult men it typically appears after the use of supplements.  Excessive use of steroid hormones allows production of estrogen and the growth of man boobs.   True gynecomastia is due to breast tissue growth that can be identified as a lump right under the nipple.  Sometimes the tissue is tender and can cause significant discomfort.  Men can also develop man boobs as a result of obesity.  The breast has an overall enlarged appearance with stretched out skin.  This is known as pseudogynecomastia and usually lacks the dense tissue under the nipple.Whatever the cause, man boobs or gynecomastia or pseudogyecomastia, is a serious condition for men and boys.  Embarrassment and lack of self esteem can result and some men will never take their shirts off in public.   This can hurt relationships and affect one’s quality of life.How to Lose Man Boobs with Gynecomastia Surgery.*Unfortunately, once the breast tissue has grown, it typically will not resolve.  True gynecomastia requires a cosmetic surgery procedure (subcutaneous mastectomy) to remove the breast tissue under the nipple.  The good thing is that this can be done in-office under local anesthesia.  A saline solution containing lidocaine is instilled into the tissue.  This leads to almost immediate numbness that lasts more than 8-12 hours.  There is no need for general anesthesia or ‘going under’.  Oral or IV sedation is available to help with any anxiety.  As a result, the procedure is very safe and you are back on your feet immediately when the surgery is done.The incision is made in around the border of the areola (brown part) of the nipple and the scarring there is minimal.  After the procedure you have to wear a tight vest for several weeks and avoid heavy lifting.  If the man boobs are due more to fat, then liposuction of the chest will also be necessary.  The fat in the chest is very tough and may require several tools to help remove it.  Smartlipo Liposuction and Vaser Ultrasonic liposuction are used to assist the removal of the fat and can also be used to remove the breast tissue .  The chest wall can be contoured to a more pleasing appearance.  Liposuction can be combined with excision for complete removal of man boobs.The vast majority of the time, the loose skin on the breast will retract naturally after the procedure.  But if it’s excessive, further excision of skin may be necessary for optimal results.   The breast tissue removed can also be sent for pathological examination to look for breast cancer.  Although very rare, men can get breast cancer too.Want to Lose Man Boobs or Gyno once and for all?These plastic surgery procedures usually have high satisfaction rates and can be life changing.  If you would like a free consultation to find out more please click here.  Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Staci Hix-Hernandez MD has performed hundreds of gynecomastia surgery procedures in the Austin area.  She combines excision of the breast tissue with body contouring using liposuction for optimal results.  She is well known in the bodybuilding community for his work.  She performs all of her procedures under local anesthesia which leads to increased safety, less downtime and less expense.  General anesthesia is available if requested.If you have had gynecomastia for a long period of time, now is the time to deal with it.   In a couple of hours, we can remove your man boobs and you can move forward with your life.  Contact us now for a free consultation to discuss how we can help you.…

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It is believed that the tradition of making a resolution on the eve of a new year began in the Babylonian culture. The Babylonians resolved to return borrowed farm equipment and start the new year free of debt. The tradition of making a resolution to mark the new year gained popularity in the United States in recent decades and the most popular resolution among American adults is weight loss. Because only 8% of resolutions made each year are actually achieved, there are a lot of people out there who will still be unhappy with their weight when they chime in 2014. Weight loss resolutions often fail because when it comes to fat loss and development of healthy eating habits, many people find that they do not have the tools or the knowledge needed to create long-term lifestyle changes. Luckily, this year can be different. This year you can be one of the 8% of people who turn resolutions into habits – and you don’t have to do it alone. Lose the weight Maybe you walk down the aisles of the grocery store and the labels look like gibberish. Perhaps you hit the gym but don’t see results quickly enough to motivate you to keep it up. If these scenarios sound like your resolution experiences, the Medical Weight Loss Diet is an ideal choice for you. Under the supervision of a Beleza dietician, patients lose significant weight during one 40-day cycle of the diet. The diet works because it combines a very low calorie diet with the use of a hormone – hormones which allow the body to access fat storage and use it as energy. Because a patient is using fat stores for energy, a normal metabolic rate and energy level is maintained. And, with the help of a dietician and a very low calorie diet, patients learn new eating habits and are able to better understand food labels so when the diet is over, they can keep the weight off. Get the shape you want The downside to weight loss is that weight is often lost from an area where it is wanted and remains in a location where it is unwanted.  Luckily, patients no longer have to live with it. A combination of SmartLipo Liposuction and fat transfer allows Beleza’s physician, Dr. Lawerence Broder, to take fat from a less desirable area, like the belly or love handles, and deposit it in a more desirable area, like the breasts or buttocks. The best part? SmartLipo with fat transfer is an outpatient procedure that utilizes local anesthetic and small incisions and rarely requires stitches. Most patients are back on their feet in a few hours, back to the office after a few days and back to exercise after a week. Refine your body Whether it is after weight loss or for a patient who just needs to trim a small amount of fat or a few inches from the waist, arms or legs, there are options available that allow for shape refinement. A non-invasive but permanent method of fat reduction is Coolsculpting. Because fat freezes at a higher temperature than the tissue surrounding it, Coolsculpting technology freezes fat without damaging skin, and then the frozen fat cells are naturally disposed of by the body. It is a non-invasive alternative to SmartLipo for patients that have fat to lose from areas like the belly, love handles, bra rolls, thighs and arms. Each one hour session is pain-free with no stitches, no incisions, no knives and little to no downtime. Most patients require only one session to see the results they want, but an area can be targeted more than once to see additional improvement. Venus Freeze is a treatment designed to promote skin tightening and new collagen formation using radiofrequency combined with magnetic energy. Using a series of treatments, Venus Freeze can improve skin tightness immediately and over time as collagen develops. Why make it stick this year? Weight and fat loss don’t just influence what you see when you look in the mirror; the change can make you feel better and your body function better, too. When you find yourself slipping on that diet or skipping the gym by the end of January, bring your weight loss resolutions to Beleza and make sure you’re part of the 8% who make their resolutions stick this year.…

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Liposuction Expectations.

Liposuction MeaningLiposuction is simply the removal of excess fat from certain parts of the body. Body areas can include the thighs, abdomen, upper arms, chest (for men with male breasts), the flanks, knees, back and the chin. While liposuction can offer much in the way of cosmetic surgery, there are certain things it can’t accomplish. Check out what some liposuction expectations are.Liposuction Expectations:More than anything else, liposuction is performed to enhance the aesthetics of the body since excess fat is widely considered to be unsightly. Too much fat is also unhealthy although merely relying on liposuction to stay trim isn’t advisable. With liposuction, candidates can expect to have better defined contours which positively affects their self-image and confidence.  More than anything, Liposuction is a body sculpting procedure.For example, let’s say you have had love handles your whole life that stay there no matter how thin you are.  Liposuction can easily remove this stubborn fat and shave inches off your waist.  There really is no other way to target fatty areas in such a way.  Liposuction can easily do that.What Liposuction can’t doLiposuction isn’t a miracle procedure.  Liposuction isn’t a substitute for regular exercise and a healthy diet.  Liposuction can produce more than 50% skin tightening but it cannot remove large amounts of loose and excess skin.  Patients with poor health are advised against having it performed as overall health is always taken into consideration when undergoing the procedure.How much weight can you lose with liposuction?The amount of fat removed during liposuction depends on how much fat you have to start with.   However, the exact amount will depend on what the cosmetic surgeon deems is appropriate.  Liposuction is not a weight loss procedure nor a guarantee against future weight gain.  However, the fat removed from your body will result in weight loss typically seen about a month after the procedure.  This weight loss usually ranges from 5-10 pounds.A healthy diet and exercise are critical in maintaining your results.  It is important to discuss with your liposuction surgeon your goals and expectations.  One must be realistic about what Liposuction can and can’t do.Is liposuction worth it?This depends on your commitment to your health after liposuction.  If you plan to maintain your weight or better, lose weight, your liposuction results will be lifelong.  There is no other way to target stubborn fat and produce body contouring than liposuction.Liposuction CostLiposuction is also a significant financial investment.  However, local anesthesia and competition have made it very affordable.  Also, there is no price in making you feel better about yourself.Liposuction AlternativesLiposuction is not for everyone.  Coolsculpting is a great liposuction alternative that allows reduction of stubborn fat without the need for anesthesia or needles.  If you have weight to lose, a medical weight loss diet is best for both health and cosmetic reasons.Trisha paytas Liposuction: Why I Got Liposuction.…

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Tumescent Liposuction describes a type of local anesthesia done while awake. The word tumescent means firm and reflects the feel of the fat layer after anesthesia is infused.  The anesthesia consists of a saline (salt-water) solution that contains lidocaine, epinephrine and bicarbonate.  Lidocaine is a local anesthetic that you commonly get at the dentist.  It blocks the nerve fibers that sense pain.  Epinephrine is a drug that causes blood vessels to constrict.  It is used to prevent bleeding during the procedure as well as prolong the effect of the lidocaine.  Bicarbonate is similar to baking soda and is used to adjust the pH of the fluid to reduce its acidity. The tumescent fluid is mixed prior to the liposuction procedure.  It is infused through small incisions into the fat layer through a hollow tube (cannula).  As the fluid is pumped into the fat layer, it causes it to expand and get firm.  This provides working space for the liposuction procedure and minimizes trauma to important structures.  Commonly a waiting period of 15-30 minutes then follows.  This allows the lidocaine and epinephrine to settle in, numbing the area and constricting the blood vessels. Once the waiting period is over, the liposuction procedure then can begin.  The area to be treated is totally numb by now and the patient may feel some vague sense of movement.    At this point, the tumescent anesthesia has another important function.  The fat is solid and the tumescent liquid provides a way for it to be suctioned from the area.  At the end of tumescent liposuction, the remaining anesthetic  provides continuing numbness as the patient returns home.  The residual tumescent fluid is usually allowed to drain from the liposuction area.  By doing this, healing is sped up and infection prevented as any bacteria will also drain from the area.  Massage, exercise and compression garments are used to help drain the tumescent fluid and resolve the swelling.  Final results can take 3-6 months.Tumescent Liposuction Advantages:provides anesthesia during and after procedure without risk of general anesthesia. important structures retain sensitivity and cannot be harmed without you feeling it. blood loss minimized due to effect of epinephrine. provides working space for liposuction as well as protecting surrounding tissues from trauma. allows solid fat to be suctioned. prevents infection by allowing fluid to drain. virtually no recovery and the postoperative risks of surgery due to bed rest are avoided. no anesthesia fees decreased risk of nausea and vomiting. you are awake!  Click Here for More About Tumescent Liposuction     …

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What is Smartlipo?

Smartlipo Laser Liposuction So what is Smartlipo?  Why exactly is it smart?  Smartlipo refers to a laser that was developed by Cynosure in 2006.  It was designed to assist liposuction procedures by allowing the surgeon to use laser (light) energy to treat the fatty layer during the procedure.  Studies showed that the laser energy is absorbed by the fat and surrounding tissues.  The energy creates heat which causes fat to melt into oil.  This allows more fat to be removed and lets the surgeon produce a smoother  fatty layer.  It has also been known for a long time, that heat causes skin to tighten and stimulates production of collagen, the building block of the skin.  So for the first time, the surgeon had a tool to offer skin tightening without removing skin.Since then Smartlipo has progressed through several upgrades including Smartlipo MPX and Smartlipo Triplex.  These new versions added more power and new wavelengths of laser light.  The goal was to add more energy to the fat and surrounding tissues in shorter times.  Smartlipo was also joined by multiple competitors like Cool lipo, Prolipo, Slimlipo, etc.   However multiple studies have shown that it is not the laser, power or wavelength of light that gives the best results.  It is the total energy to delivered to the tissues that need it.  It really didn’t matter which laser was used. You can deliver the same amount of energy to the tissues with any of these lasers.  It is where the energy is applied and at what point of the procedure.  So it is the skill and experience of the surgeon performing the procedure that determines your results, not the laser used.   Dr Broder knows how much laser energy to introduce and which tissues will respond to the heating. His goal is not only to give you a better body contour, but to to produce smooth results with tighter skin.So the smart of Smartlipo is the ability to melt fat and tighten skin.  Cosmetic surgeon Lawrence Broder MD at Beleza Medspa has performed more than 1000 individual Smartlipo patient procedures.  He has the skills and experience to give you the results you want while ensuring your safety.  Don’t choose a surgeon by the laser he uses but rather his skills and experience.  Dr Broder also combines Vaser ultrasonic liposuction and Power Assisted liposuction along with Smartlipo to give you optimal results.  Get your free consultation now to find out more about Smartlipo at Beleza Medspa.…

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Chin Liposuction

Want to Get Rid of Your Double Chin? Double Chin Surgery Can! Do you suffer from a double chin?  Extra fat and loose skin under the chin can make you look older, tired and overweight.  Sometimes due to obesity and age, but many times it just runs in families. Double chins are a very difficult problem to deal with.  Now there are several procedures available to easily remove a double chin.  Chin liposuction also known as neck liposuction or submental liposuction, can safely fix a double chin in a safe 1 hour procedure. Performed under local anesthesia (tumescent liposuction), double chin surgery is a very safe procedure.  A dilute lidocaine solution is instilled into the skin under the chin.  This causes almost immediate numbness that will last for hours after the procedure.  Initially, the Smartlipo laser is used to  deliver heat to the anesthetized area.  The heat melts fat and also stimulates skin tightening.  A small, hollow liposuction cannula is then used to vacuum the melted fat from the chin and neck.  Care is taken to carefully sculpt and contour the remaining fat under the chin and along the jaw line.  Jowls, the fat under the jaw line is also removed.Chin Liposuction Pictures Look at the huge difference in appearance that chin liposuction produces!(actual Beleza patient) Jowls Plastic Surgery to get rid of jowls! Many people with double chins also have Jowls.  These are areas of skin and fat that have descended on the face and have draped over the jaw line.  They contribute to an aged appearance.  During liposuction, the jowls can be treated with laser and suction to remove them and restore a defined jaw line.The result should be the loss of the double chin as well as a tighter angle under the chin.  Any jowls along the jaw line should be reduced and a sharper jaw line should be visible.    Recovery is quick due to the great blood supply of the neck.  Bruising may occur and swelling will be present for several weeks. Double Chin Surgery Cost Although a surgical procedure, chin liposuction is a safe and straight forward.   It should take about an hour and the use of local anesthesia improves safety and keeps the chin liposuction cost low.   Expect double chin surgery to start around $2999.In terms of bang for your buck, chin liposuction is unrivaled in its ability to change your appearanceCosmetic surgeon Dr Lawrence Broder MD  has performed hundreds of chin liposuction procedures and is ready to help you! Click here for more about Smartlipo at Beleza Medspa.    …

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Lipolaser Austin TX

What is a Lipolaser? Traditional liposuction involves removal of fat using cannulas (hollow tubes).   This gives good results in reducing fatty areas but doesn’t do much for skin tightening.  The introduction of lasers in liposuction or lipolasers, changed that.  Starting with the original Smartlipo by Cynosure, lipolasers allowed the application of laser energy to the treated area.  Small laser fibers are introduced into the fatty layer.  The laser energy is absorbed by the fat and surrounding tissues, generating heat.  The heat causes some fat cells to melt.  This oil can either be suctioned off or allowed to be absorbed by the body.  The heat generated also stimulates skin cells and causes collagen bundles to tighten.  This effect starts during the procedure and will continue for months.So the effect of the Lipolaser is to remove extra fat, smooth the fat layer and cause skin tightening. The desired result is a reduced and smoother fatty layer as well as tight skin adhering to it.  This allows the cosmetic surgeon to perform body contouring and sculpturing.  Lipolasers like Smartlipo have revolutionized liposuction surgery leading to better results in a shorter time.    …

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SmartLipo in Texas

 Smartlipo in Texas There may be times that you feel that you are not attractive enough. Sometimes you may feel that things would be different with a better body. It is time to fix the situation with the miracle of Smartlipo. Change your appearance and get the perfect look with the procedure that offers amazing results. Many surgeries are risky and do not do all that they claim. Smartlipo in Texas changes everything with the latest in medical technology. Remove unwanted fat and tighten sagging skin. Improve your shape and get the curvy contours that turn heads. Get the attention that you deserve with Smartlipo. Receive the cosmetic procedure that everyone is calling the biggest breakthrough in cosmetic enhancement. Get the Right Look Now It is time to get the beautiful and shapely body you desire. Take advantage of the latest medical advances to remove unsightly fat. Firm your body easily with Smartlipo. It uses advanced laser technology to break down fats trapped in hard-to-reach places. Sometimes it is not possible to exercise enough to remove difficult fat. Even diets are not enough to solve the problem. Have Smartlipo in Texas blast away unwanted fat in any part of your body. Achieve that firm and supple look you always wanted. Get all this and more in just a short time with the help of this proven procedure. Avoid Common Problems The great thing about Smartlipo in Texas is that it is fast and provides little discomfort. Other procedures can cause unnecessary swelling and bruising. This is not the case with Smartlipo. The use of lasers makes the usual problems with cosmetic procedures a thing of the past. Avoid numerous incisions that leave unsightly scarring. Significantly reduce bleeding and other complications. Accelerate healing and recover in a short time with the cosmetic method that is growing more popular every day. Start enjoying your new body and change life for the better with the help of Smartlipo right now. Have Great Results Fast Start living life on your terms with the professionals at Smartlipo in Texas. Gain the benefits of the only procedure trusted to give amazing results. There is no need to put up with other methods that cause too much discomfort and downtime. Get quick results and start showing off your new body in just a fraction of the usual time. Have it all right now with Smartlipo and see the difference immediately.Smartlipo at Beleza Medspa Austin TX …

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