Plastic Surgery & Med Spa in Austin, TX

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Beleza Medspa has provided liposuction procedures to thousands of patients in the Austin area, for more than 10 years.  We have assembled some of the most common questions asked by our patients: What is the Liposuction Surgery Definition & Liposuction Meaning Is Liposuction Surgery What is the Liposuction Procedure like What areas of the body can be treated with Liposuction Surgery? What kind of anesthesia is used for Liposuction Surgery? What are the Liposuction Scars like? What is Smart Liposuction? What is the Liposuction Cost? What is the Liposuction Recovery? What are the Liposuction Side Effects? What are the Liposuction Risks? Do you have Liposuction Surgery Before and After? Where do I find Liposuction Near Me? What is the Liposuction Surgery Definition & Liposuction Meaning? Liposuction surgery basically means the suctioning of fat from the body.  It is typically used for cosmetic reasons to remove fat from areas  that are resistant to diet and exercise. Is Liposuction Surgery? Yes. Surgery is a field of medicine where the physician performs a procedure to produce a change in the body.  Liposuction is a cosmetic surgery procedure used to remove excess fat and produce body contouring. What is the Liposuction Procedure like? The safest way to perform liposuction, is while awake using local, tumescent anesthesia.  Prior to starting the liposuction, a salt water solution containing lidocaine is injected into the fat.  This solution provides anesthesia and prevents bleeding.  Once numb, thin hollow liposuction cannulas are used to suction away the fat. What areas of the body can be treated with Liposuction Surgery? Virtually any part of the body can be treated with liposuction surgery.  Most common areas include abdomens, love handles and flanks, bra rolls, thighs, arms and chins. What kind of anesthesia is used for Liposuction Surgery? Liposuction can be performed under general anesthesia, but is safest performed while awake under local tumescent anesthesia.  General anesthesia is actually riskier than the liposuction procedure itself.  Tumescent anesthesia leads to a safer procedure and a much quicker liposuction recovery. What are the Liposuction Scars like? Liposuction does require multiple small incisions to be made in the skin.  The good thing is that they are very small and can be hidden in various parts of the body. What is Smart Liposuction? Smart liposuction has become to mean awake liposuction performed awake using small microcannulas and allowing drainage after the procedure.  Smartlipo involves the use of a laser while Vaser Lipo involves the use of ultrasonic energy. What is the Liposuction Cost? Liposuction is typically priced by the number of body areas treated.  Liposuction prices must also take into account the amount of fat present, as more fat means more work.  Some of our average liposuctions costs can be found here. What is the Liposuction Recovery? The recovery after liposuction performed under local anesthesia is pretty quick.  After Liposuction, patients are back on their feet immediately and should resume light activities.  Patients may return to work in 3-5 days as tolerated. What are the Liposuction Side Effects? The main side effects after tumescent liposuction are drainage, numbness and swelling.  The first 1-2 days after the procedure will be marked by the drainage of the tumescent fluid.  After the drainage stops, the liposuction areas will swell.  This swelling will take 1-2 months to resolve and is treated with massage, a compression garment and activity.  Most patients will also have some numbness in the liposuction areas for several weeks. What are the Liposuction Risks? Like any surgical procedure, liposuction risks include infection, bleeding and pain.  The good thing about tumescent liposuction is that these risks are minimized. Do you have Liposuction Before and After? See some of our liposuction before and after photos here. Where do I find Liposuction Near Me? Beleza Medspa has provided awake, tumescent liposuction surgery to thousands of patients in the Austin area since 2008.  Beleza Medspa has a custom built, AAAHC accredited surgical suite specifically designed to provide safe liposuction surgery.  When looking for liposuction near me, consider Beleza Medspa and Plastic Surgeon Dr. Staci Hix-Hernandez MD for your free liposuction consultation. …

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Botox was approved by the FDA for cosmetic use in 2002.  Since then, tens of millions of patients have been successfully treated with Botox Cosmetic.  Beleza Medspa has been providing Botox for Round Rock, Cedar Park, Killeen and Austin patients since 2007.  Of the tens of thousands of patients we have treated with Botox, we have assembled some of their most common questions and answers about Botox facts: What is the Botox Meaning What is Botox Cosmetic How long Does Botox Last What areas of the face can be treated with Botox How much Botox do I need Do you Have Botox Before and After What are Botox Prices What are other Botox Uses What are some Botox Side Effects How do I Find Botox Near Me Botox Facts Explained: What is the Botox Meaning? Botox is a brand name from the company Allergan and is derived from the bacteria clostridium botulinim.  It is this bacteria that produces the protein that interrupts nerve transmission to muscles. What is Botox Cosmetic? Botox cosmetic is a purified protein that is used to relax the muscles of facial expression that cause wrinkles.  Botox cosmetic is injected directly into specific facial muscles to relax them, and reduce and prevent facial wrinkles. How Long Does Botox Last? Botox injections will produce some effects in 1-2 days and full effect may take 1-2 weeks.  The effect of Botox Cosmetic will usually last 3-4 months.  If Botox injections are repeated before the effects completely wears off, the Botox effect may last even longer. What areas of the Face can be Treated with Botox? Botox can be used to relax many facial muscles producing wrinkles including frown lines, forehead lines, crows feet, bunny scrunch, lipstick lines and chin dimpling.  Botox can also be used to produce a brow lift and a lip flip. How much Botox do I need? The number of units of Botox needed to relax the facial muscles, depends on many factors.  This includes the area to be treated, if you have had Botox before, the desired effect and the gender (men usually need more Botox). Do you have Botox Before and After Pictures? Check out our Botox Before and After photos here. What are Botox Prices? Beleza Medspa prices its Botox by the unit.  There are generally accepted numbers of units of Botox needed to produce an effect.  With this Botox Cost, you know exactly how much Botox you are getting.  Some practices price Botox by the area, which leaves you in the dark about the amount of Botox you are receiving. What are other Botox Uses? Beside cosmetic purposes, Botox injections have been used to treat TMJ pain, hyperhidrosis and migraines. What are some Botox Side Effects? When injected properly, After Botox injections may produce some temporary redness and swelling, but are usually side effect free.  Sometimes, the Botox can drift from where it was injected and effect other areas causing some temporary drooping. How do I find Botox Near Me? Beleza Medspa has been injecting Botox since 2007 and is one of the largest providers of Botox and Juvederm in the Austin area.  All of our offices are staffed by highly trained and experienced injectors who are available for free consultations.  …

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What is Liposuction? Beleza Medspa has helped thousands of patients over the past 10 years, successfully remove stubborn fat from their bodies with liposuction.  However, liposuction is more than just fat removal, but more of an artistic body contouring procedure.  Over the years, we have collected some of the most common liposuction questions by our patients: How much does liposuction cost? The liposuction cost depends on the number of body areas treated and the amount of fat needed to be removed. Somebody with more fat to be removed, will require more work and therefore more cost.  The good thing is that the cost of liposuction is affordable more than ever with use of local anesthesia.   Beleza Medspa liposuction prices start at $1199 an area, with the average liposuction cost of $5000.  A free consultation is required to determine individual pricing. 2.  How much swelling will I experience after liposuction? All patients will experience some degree of swelling after liposuction.  The empty space under your skin where the fat is removed, will naturally be filled with fluid by your body. This swelling will eventually resolve with time.  How long the liposuction swelling takes to resolve and how much swelling there is, depends on how much fat is removed and is different for every patient.  Liposuction swelling is helped by wearing a compression garment, massage and exercise.  Most patients will have most of their liposuction swelling resolve in one month, but sometimes it lasts another few months. 3.  What are the non-surgical alternatives to liposuction? The best non-surgical alternative to liposuction is Coolsculpting.  Coolsculpting allows for the reduction of stubborn fat without any recovery or downtime.  However, Coolsculpting cannot remove as much fat as liposuction or perform true body contouring. 4.  How long do I have to wear compression garments after liposuction? As we discussed in the liposuction swelling question, wearing of a compression garment helps with the resolution of swelling.  We generally recommend our liposuction patients wear their compression garments for 4-6 weeks.  As the swelling resolves, we recommend switching to smaller garments to maximize your results. 5.  How much downtime is there after liposuction? The use of local tumescent anesthesia during liposuction has greatly decreased liposuction downtime and liposuction recovery.  The tumescent fluid actually protects the surrounding tissues while the fat is removed.  After liposuction, our patients go home pain-free and are back on their feet immediately.  We encourage light activity the next day and gradual resumption of normal activity over the next week.  Most patients will miss less than a week of work, depending on what they do. …

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Mommy Makeover Austin TX Becoming a mom is one of the most rewarding experiences a woman can enjoy.  However, the realities of pregnancy and childbirth are not as always so nice.   A mom’s body undergoes tremendous changes that can leave less than desirable  permanent effects.   The skin of the abdomen can be left stretched out with visible stretch marks and scars.  The abdominal muscles can be left pulled apart, leaving a bulging belly.  The breasts can be left stretched out and deflated after breastfeeding.  New fatty deposits can be found after gaining and losing weight.  After vaginal delivery, the vagina can be left with a loss of vaginal tightness, also known as vaginal laxity.  So what does a mommy makeover consist of?  What does a Mommy Makeover Cost? What does a mommy makeover consist of? The mommy makeover is a combination of plastic surgery procedures designed to improve the appearance of the post-childbirth body.  Typically, these procedures are combined into one session to save time, money, downtime and risk.  The procedures included depend on the woman’s concerns, degree of correction needed, and tolerance for downtime.  Possible procedures included in a mommy makeover include: Breast augmentation Breast lift Buttock augmentation Liposuction Tummy tuck Vaginal rejuvenation Who is a good candidate for a mommy makeover? The best candidates for a mommy makeover are in good health and have lost most of the pregnancy weight.  You should be done with childbearing and have realistic expectations and a positive outlook about surgery. Mommy Makeover Recovery The recovery from a mommy makeover depends on the procedures included.  By combining them, the goal is to minimize downtime and speed recovery.  Typically, most patients will be back on their feet immediately after the procedure but will need 2-4 weeks to recover. Mommy Makeover Cost The cost of a mommy makeover depends on the procedures included.  The great thing about the mommy makeover, is that by combining multiple procedures in one session, there can be great savings in surgery related costs like anesthesia and other fees.  This can result in saving thousands of dollars over performing the procedures individually. Average Mommy Makeover Cost in Austin TX Due to the variability in procedures performed, a mommy makeover can cost anywhere from $5000 to $19,000.  The average cost of a mommy makeover in Austin TX is between $12,000 and $14,000.  A consultation is necessary to determine what your goals are and to develop an individualized treatment plan and the costs involved. Mommy Makeover Near Me If you are interested in a mommy makeover, the next step is a free consultation.  Plastic Surgeon Staci Hix-Hernandez MD at Beleza Medspa, is an expert at breast and body procedures, and considers mommy makeovers one of her favorite procedures.  Contact us for a free consultation with one of the top plastic surgeons in Austin to discuss your concerns. Mommy Makeover Round Rock TX Beleza Medspa’s AAAHC accredited surgery suite is located minutes away from Round Rock TX. …

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What are Gynecomastia Causes?

Gynecomastia is basically the growth of breast tissue in men and boys.  It typically happens during periods of hormone fluctuations, like during puberty.  Once these hormonal surges decrease, the gynecomastia usually resolves.  But sometimes the breast tissue remains, and the boy is left with an embarrassing problem.

We are also seeing more and more cases of men developing gynecomastia after using steroids and testosterone.  Unfortunately, using such substances without proper knowledge of their use can lead to the hormonal surges that cause gynecomastia.

Gynecomastia Surgery

Gynecomastia treatment effectively seeks to remove the breast tissue, returning a more masculine flat chest to the patient.  The Gynecomastia Surgery involves Vaser Liposuction and/or a small curved incision at the border of the nipple.  The breast tissue lies directly under the nipple and can be destroyed with Vaser Liposuction.   Once the nipple is elevated, the breast tissue can easily visualized and removed from the body.  The nipple is then sutured closed and scarring is minimal.

How Much Does Gynecomastia Surgery Cost?

Gynecomastia surgery should be performed while awake under local anesthesia.  This is the safest, most cost effective method to treat gynecomastia.  Tumescent local anesthesia is first instilled into the breast tissue which will give numbness for more than eight hours.  With some oral and/or IV sedation to relax you, the gynecomastia surgery can be performed while you are awake and watching!

By eliminating the risk and cost of general anesthesia and going under, gynecomastia surgery using local anesthesia is very affordable.  The gynecomastia surgery cost also depends on the need for liposuction.  If there is a significant amount of fat surrounding the breast tissue, liposuction may be necessary to achieve the flattest chest possible.  So adding liposuction the gynecomastia surgery will increase the cost.  Check out some of our Plastic Surgery prices at Beleza Medspa.

Gynecomastia Surgery at Beleza Medspa

Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Staci Hix-Hernandez MD is an expert at gynecomastia treatment and liposuction for body contouring.  Contact us now for a free consultation to help you easily & safely deal with your gynecomastia.  Gyno Surgery Near me.

Looking for Plastic Surgery in Killeen? If you’re in the market for plastic surgery in the Killeen area, rest assured, there is an AAAHC accredited office based surgery suite just 50 minutes from you in Cedar Park, Texas. To make your plastic surgery experience even more stress-free, we are happy to conduct all of your free consultations right in Killeen with our very own Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Staci Hix-Hernandez MD. Beleza Medspa has been offering cosmetic surgery and medical aesthetic services for over 10 years and proud to have served Killeen patients for over two years.  In fact, Dr. Hix-Hernandez regularly performs free consultations at our Killeen office for your convenience. Plastic Surgeon Killeen Beleza’s Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Staci Hix-Hernandez MD FACS, formerly with Baylor Scott & White Health in Round Rock, Texas, brings over seven years of experience of Plastic Surgery to Beleza. Her specialties include advanced and complex cosmetic and aesthetic surgeries with a primary emphasis on Mommy Makeovers, Liposuction, Gynecomastia Surgery, Breast Augmentation and Reduction, Tummy Tucks, Body Contouring, and Cosmetic Revisions. In 2020, she was named Austin Monthly’s Top Doctor for the 5th year in a row. It’s safe to say you are in great hands with this surgical genius. Mommy Makeover Killeen By definition, a Mommy Makeover is surgical intervention designed to address issues that occur in the body as a result of pregnancy or childbirth. It’s important to know that there is no “cookie cutter” approach to a Mommy Makeover. No two pregnancies are alike, no two women are alike. When Dr. Hix-Hernandez meets with a potential client regarding their post-baby body goals, she starts with what they would like to fix. Every single time, it’s something different for each patient. These Mommy Makeovers could range from needing a tummy tuck, or it could mean they need breast reduction, or it could be they need a breast lift. The needs always vary from patient to patient. Dr. Hix-Hernandez’s specialty with Mommy Makeovers is to customize a Mommy Makeover package that will suit the patient’s needs and end goals. Liposuction Killeen Dr. Hix-Hernandez has performed thousands of liposuction procedures. She is a master at Vaser Liposuction, Fat Transfer procedures, and Liposculpture. Depending on the client’s needs, Dr. Hix-Hernandez can formulate a body contouring plan to meet the client’s underlying goals. Brazilian Butt Lift Killeen Patients have been getting their Brazilian Butt Lifts at Beleza Medspa since 2010.  We are experts at body contouring and reducing waists, as well as fat transfer to the buttocks under local anesthesia. Breast Augmentation and Reduction Killeen Some might call Dr. Hix-Hernandez the “breast surgeon”. Breast augmentation, breast lifts and breast reductions (as well as revisions) are a specialty of Dr. Hix-Hernandez. With her experience at a major referral and teaching hospital, she was tasked with extremely complex breast surgeries on a regular basis. Her unique skill set in breast augmentations, revisions, and reductions truly sets her apart from her counterparts. Tummy Tuck Killeen From mini tummy tucks to advanced abdominal wall reconstructions, Dr. Hix-Hernandez has extensive experience in giving patients that sought after flat abdomen with Tummy Tuck Surgery. No matter how complex the case, Dr. Hix-Hernandez has seen it all. Plastic Surgery Killeen There’s no denying Dr. Hix-Hernandez’s experience and skills make her one of the top plastic surgeons in Central Texas. Her extensive experience in cosmetic surgery combined with Beleza Medspa’s AAAHC surgery suite make Beleza the place to go for your plastic surgery needs. To schedule a free consultation in the Killeen area with Plastic Surgeon Dr. Hix-Hernandez, patients may call or email a spa coordinator at 254-213-5300 or 1.800.509.9785 or info@belezamedicalspa.com, or submit an appointment request online.…

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Looking for Liposuction in Austin TX? Beleza Medspa has been providing Smartlipo Laser Liposuction and Vaser Liposuction procedures for Austin area patients for more than 10 years.  We are experts at safe, awake liposuction using tumescent anesthesia.  No need to go under or have a long recovery.  Tumescent anesthesia involves the use of the local anesthetic lidocaine.  Once placed in the fat, the lidocaine makes the area numb for up to 12 hours.  This means no pain during the procedure or when you head home.  You are back on your feet immediately and you can resume normal activities as soon as you are ready. Liposuction Meaning Liposuction is basically the removal of fat from the body.  Once the area is numb, a hollow cannula connected to suction, is moved through the fat to suction fat cells away.  This is the easy part that anyone can do.  The harder part requires expert training and experience.   Just like sculpting, the liposuction cannula has to be creatively used to suction the fat in visually pleasing contours.  Body contouring is more of an art than a science. Laser Liposuction Austin Beleza cosmetic and plastic surgeons have been performing Smartlipo laser liposuction for more than 10 years.  Smartlipo involves the use of a small laser fiber that generates heat.  The heat can melt fat and also when applied under the skin, improve skin tightening.  The use of laser liposuction has evolved over the years.  Beleza surgeons have learned to use the laser where it is more effective.  This includes smaller areas of loose skin such as in arms and chins.  Beleza surgeons are also skilled at using aggressive liposuction alone to produce skin tightening. Vaser Liposuction Austin Beleza surgeons are also masters at the application of vaser ultrasonic energy during liposuction.  Vaser involves the use of sound waves to break up fat cells.  Vaser has been found to be ideal in breaking up fibrous fat in areas like the back and love handles.   Your Beleza surgeon will decide which procedure is best to give you the results you want.  Vaser vs Smartlipo. Liposuction Austin Cost Once you have decided on getting liposuction, you have to worry about the liposuction cost.  Beleza Medspa liposuction prices are determined by the body areas treated.  Each body area is approximately what can be covered by 2 hands.  So a lower abdomen and an upper abdomen are each considered separate body areas.  A complete liposuction of the abdomen would be priced as 3 areas, the upper, lower abdomens and the love handles.  As the liposuction is performed under local anesthesia, the extra cost and risk of general anesthesia is avoided.  This makes the liposuction Austin cost at Beleza Medspa, very affordable.  Financing is also available. Liposuction Near Me Beleza Cosmetic & Plastic Surgeons have performed liposuction on more than 3000 patients.  Many Beleza patients have come from Austin, Round Rock, Cedar Park, and Killeen Texas.  Our Cedar Park AAAHC accredited office based surgery suite, is conveniently located and easy to get to.  Liposuction consultations can be performed at any Beleza office and are always free.  So if you are looking for liposuction near me, contact us for your free consultation.  Liposuction Cost. Liposuction Vs. Tummy Tuck Coolsculpting Vs. Liposuction…

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Average Plastic Surgery Prices

What are Plastic Surgery Prices? Unlike many medical procedures we have performed, plastic surgery procedures are usually not covered by insurance.  As a result, we have to pay out of pocket for them.  The good thing is that there is healthy competition for these procedures and the pricing is much more transparent.  Realself.com compiles lists of not only the average plastic surgery prices, but the satisfaction rate for each procedure too.  Here is some of the latest Realself.com cost of plastic surgery procedures: Plastic Surgery Procedure | Satisfaction Rate | Average Cost | Number Reviews Breast Augmentation 97% WORTH IT Average cost: $6,450 | 26,021 reviews Tummy Tuck 96% WORTH IT Average cost: $8,150 | 22,912 reviews Brazilian Butt Lift 91% WORTH IT Average cost: $6,525 | 20,724 reviews Mommy Makeover 97% WORTH IT Average cost: $12,375 | 10,601 reviews Breast Implants 97% WORTH IT Average cost: $6,325 | 9,540 reviews Breast Reduction 97% WORTH IT Average cost: $7,225 | 9,174 reviews Botox 93% WORTH IT Average cost: $550 | 8,289 reviews Liposuction 89% WORTH IT Average cost: $6,050 | 6,334 reviews Facelift 94% WORTH IT Average cost: $12,075 | 5,690 reviews Breast Lift with Implants 95% WORTH IT Average cost: $8,750 | 5,630 reviews Eyelid Surgery 93% WORTH IT Average cost: $4,525 | 5,116 reviews Breast Implant Revision 94% WORTH IT Average cost: $7,900 | 4,553 reviews CoolSculpting 81% WORTH IT Average cost: $2,375 | 3,414 reviews Breast Implant Removal 97% WORTH IT Average cost: $4,450 | 3,262 reviews Juvederm 91% WORTH IT Average cost: $750 | 3,203 reviews Breast Lift 95% WORTH IT Average cost: $7,925 | 2,645 reviews Smart Lipo 85% WORTH IT Average cost: $5,050 | 2,561 reviews Breast Reconstruction 97% WORTH IT Average cost: $16,050 | 2,074 reviews Hair Transplant 95% WORTH IT Average cost: $7,150 | 1,645 reviews Vaser Liposuction 91% WORTH IT Average cost: $6,350 | 1,082 reviews Lip Augmentation 93% WORTH IT Average cost: $850 | 1,038 reviews Male Breast Reduction (gynecomastia surgery) 96% WORTH IT Average cost: $5,475 | 1,024 reviews Breast Fat Transfer 86% WORTH IT Average cost: $8,750 | 556 reviews Eye Bags Treatment 95% WORTH IT Average cost: $3,425 | 517 reviews Laser Resurfacing 84% WORTH IT Average cost: $2,250 | 506 reviews Chin Liposuction 95% WORTH IT Average cost: $3,025 | 456 reviews Tumescent Liposuction 84% WORTH IT Average cost: $5,075 | 398 reviews Tummy Tuck Revision 88% WORTH IT Average cost: $7,400 | 377 reviews Male Tummy Tuck 98% WORTH IT Average cost: $9,125 | 304 reviews Butt Lift 92% WORTH IT Average cost: $7,325 | 167 reviews Vaginal Rejuvenation 91% WORTH IT Average cost: $5,275 | 140 reviews NeoGraft 93% WORTH IT Average cost: $9,400 | 57 reviews What are the Plastic Surgey Prices in Austin TX? There are many factors that affect plastic surgery prices.  They include the area you live in and the amount of competition.  The American Board of Cosmetic Surgery has a handy calculator that helps you find the plastic surgery price ranges for your area: Get your FREE consultation with Austin Plastic Surgeon Dr. Staci Hix-Hernandez for your personal plastic surgery prices. What else affects the cost of plastic surgery? Beside the area you live in, other plastic surgery pricing factors include the facility fees, surgeon’s fees, garment fees, anesthesia fees and follow-up fees.  Ideally your plastic surgery pricing should include all of these in one quote.   Obviously, there is great variability in some of these fees as one surgeon make think that is  worth more than another.  It is best to find a surgeon that owns his own facility, as he can control the facility and anesthesia fees and hopefully pass these savings on to his patients. What else should I consider besides the plastic surgery prices? A lot!  This is your body after all!  The other great thing about cosmetic surgery procedures are that the results and reviews are usually easy to find.  As your surgeon’s training and experience are important, his or her’s actual results matter more.  So scrutinize those before and after pictures and reviews.  You must feel comfortable with the surgeon before the surgery as your body is in their hands.  The surgeon must understand your goals and honestly tell you if they are obtainable.  Other things to consider include finding an accredited facility to ensure your safety and availability of complementary procedures. Plastic Surgery Financing Let’s face it, this is a lot of money for most people.  The good thing is that there no to low interest financing for plastic surgery procedures through companies like CareCredit. Cosmetic Surgery Pricing at Beleza Medspa Find out more about Plastic Surgery Austin TX Prices  …

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Kylie Jenner: Puberty or Plastic Surgery? Kylie Jenner has grown up in front of the world.  Starting at age 11, the reality star has now transformed herself into a glamorous business woman with millions of fans around the world.  Being around a family that embraces plastic surgery, Kylie Jenner admitted to the use of lip fillers at age 16.  It is obvious now that the further changes in her appearance are not just due to puberty, but to a combination of plastic surgery procedures.  Although Kylie is a naturally pretty woman, she has further enhanced her beauty. Kylie Jenner Facial Plastic Surgery Procedures. Kylie has admitted to the use of lip fillers due to her small lips.  Seeking poutier lips, she has had lip injections with a filler like Juvederm.  Performed in-office, lip injections are safe but have a limited lifespan of around 4-6 months.  Those seeking longer term results, can try fat transfer to the lips. Kylie also appears to be using Botox to alter her facial muscles.  She appears to have a Botox Brow Lift and a Botox Lip Flip.  She has also most likely had microneedling with PRP to improve her skin texture.  Kylie Jenner Breast Surgery. Kylie appears to have a dramatic change in the size and shape of her breasts.  This was most likely accomplished with breast augmentation using breast implants.  Breast Augmentation provides immediate, long-lasting results.  Breast augmentation can also be performed with fat transfer in many cases. Kylie Jenner Butt Surgery Kylie has also unveiled a new figure complete with a smaller waist and bigger butt.  This was most likely accomplished with a Brazilian Butt Lift or Buttock Implants.  The Brazilian Butt Lift combines aggressive body contouring with liposuction to make a smaller waist and back.  The fat removed is then transferred to the buttocks to increase the size and provide a change in shape and lift.  This procedure can be performed in-office under local anesthesia.  Buttock implants involve the use of silicone inserts inserted into the buttocks under general anesthesia. Like Kylie Jenner’s Plastic Surgery Transformation? Even though she is young, Kylie has dramatically changed her appearance with plastic surgery.  If you are interested in some or all of these procedures, Beleza Medspa offers free consultations to discuss your personal goals.  Austin Plastic Surgeon Dr. Staci Hix-Hernandez MD, is an expert at body contouring, breast augmentations, Brazilian Butt Lifts and Lip Injections.  …

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Breast Lift Surgery When addressing breast concerns I feel there are two keys  question that must be answered up front. 1. are you happy with the breast volume? 2 are you happy with the breast position/shape? These are two very different issues and should be addressed separately.  For example – I have seen many women over the years who wanted a lifted breast and instead received a large implant – yes the implant will fill out the extra skin – however if extra volume is the primary desire she will not be happy with the outcome.  It is important to understand what a breast augmentation and/or a breast lift can do for you. Breast Augmentation When addressing volume we have techniques to both reduce the amount (reduction) and well as augmentation with Breast Implants or Fat Transfer Breast Augmentation. Breast Lift Surgery Only after the volume issue is addressed can you address the position of the breast, which is just as important.  Ptosis,  or sagging of the breast, must be addressed if an implant is being placed.  Excess skin could allow the breast to hang off the implant creating a significant deformity.  Breast lift procedures can be done with or without volume augmentation.  Breast lift with an implant will address the excess skin only.  Breast lift without an implant will first rearrange the breast architecture (creating a more round and protruding breast) then will remove the excess skin. Breast Reduction Surgery Breast reductions are typically performed for one of two reasons: A perceived abundance of breast tissue with a cosmetic desire for a smaller breast  or for improvement in quality of life. Women with proportionally large breasts can suffer from a variety of issues such as back pain, neck pain, shoulder pain, headaches, rashes & grooves in the shoulder.  It is also common to have difficulty finding clothing that fits and appropriate fitting support garments and therefore difficulty exercising.  Many women also report feeling self conscience about their breast size. Breast reduction surgery procedure  not only reduces the volume and the weight of the breast, but also lifts the breasts into a higher and tighter position.  This will not only result in a cosmetically improved breast but will offload the neck, shoulder and back, thus improving the discomfort.  Post operative patients typically report being thrilled with their improved quality of life, reduction in pain and increase in activity.  Breast reduction can be an important first step in helping women maintain a healthy and active lifestyle.  I feel it is important to note that if you desire reduction in volume you will get a lifted breast during the reduction procedure as well. Breast Rejuvenation Surgeon Plastic surgeon Dr. Staci Hix-Hernandez MD is an accomplished breast rejuvenation surgeon.  She has more than 7 years experience performing complex breast reconstruction procedures at a major teaching hospital.  Please make a free consultation with Dr. Hix-Hernandez to discuss your breast rejuvenation needs. Plastic Surgery Austin TX…

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