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What is Liposuction?Basically, liposuction is the suctioning of excess fat from the body.  But that is an over simplification of what liposuction really is.  Liposuction is actually an artistic, body sculpting procedure designed to produce more aesthetically pleasing body contours.  The surgeon uses the liposuction instruments to carefully and skillfully remove excess fat to reveal new curves and profiles.  So, in the pursuit of liposuction results, the creative and artistic abilities of the surgeon are as important as their training.What is Liposuction 360?Like most sculptures, the body is 3 dimensional.  This means that treating one area, actually requires treating the neighboring areas to produce the best results.  For instance, let’s look at the waist.  You could just treat the abdomen and get a smaller waist.  But to really get the smaller, tighter waist (snatched), one would also need to treat the love handles and the back too.  This all-around liposuction, or liposuction 360 (lipo 360) will give the patient the results possible.So liposuction 360 involves circular liposuction around the body areas treated.  Liposuction 360 is critical in areas like the waist, arms and thighs, where the fat is contained in tight compartments.  The thing to know about these areas, is that the fat and the skin are all connected.  Best results require treating all the connected areas.  Removing fat from an area completely opposite the area that you are interested in, can produce even better results!How Does Liposuction 360 Work?As we mentioned above, liposuction 360 is critical for best results in areas like the arms, waist and thighs.  What do these areas have in common?  They are all basically closed compartments, tightly connected to each other.  As a result, removing fat with liposuction and inducing skin tightening, will produce results in the entire compartment.  For example, removing back and love handle fat, will produce a tighter waist on the opposite side, the abdomen.  Once you and more importantly, your surgeon understand liposuction 360, your liposuction results can be unlimited. …

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Which is better, Coolsculpting or Liposuction? It depends on what you are looking for. Both Coolsculpting and Smartlipo are excellent procedures for body sculpting. They both offer the ability to shape your body with minimal discomfort and downtime.  However, both Coolsculpting and Liposuction are not right for every patient.  Let’s look more at Coolsculpting Vs Smartlipo.Coolsculpting: Freezing the fat. Coolsculpting by Zeltiq is now a proven technology that has been around for years.  Millions of patients have been treated with this non-invasive and non-surgical procedure.  Performed in-office in as little as 35 minutes, Coolsculpting can reduce troublesome fatty areas on your body as much as 25%.  The procedure is very comfortable and there is no downtime or need for anesthesia.  Coolsculpting can be repeated for even better results.  New Coolsculpting applicators are faster and cover more body area and can treat double chins as well as almost any body area.Smart Laser Liposuction or Smartlipo. First introduced as the use of the Smartlipo laser to melt fat and tighten skin, Smart Liposuction has evolved into an even better procedure.  Using safe, tumescent anesthesia, smart liposuction can be performed while awake. There is minimal discomfort and patients are back on their feet immediately.  Even better, an experienced surgeon can actually sculpt your body to accentuate your curves and transfer fat to other areas.  The actual liposuction procedure itself also induces significant skin tightening.Coolsculpting vs Smart Liposuction. So Coolsculpting is great for small fatty areas where just reduction is needed.  It is ideal for those who don’t like needles or have no time for recovery.  However it does not tighten skin, perform sculpting or offer fat transfer. Smart liposuction offers the abilities of the surgeon to perform body sculpting.  The surgeon can also remove more fat in multiple areas than Coolsculpting can.  When performed under local anesthesia, the procedure is very safe and downtime is minimal.  Smart Liposuction also offers skin tightening and the ability to fat transfer.So which fat reducing procedure is best for me? It depends on your body type and expectations.  Coolsculpting can definitely deliver great results.  If you are looking for ‘wow’ results, smart liposuction may be the better procedure.  Smart liposuction can address more areas at once and can remove more fat immediately.  There is swelling after smartlipo that takes time to resolve but this is comparable to Coolsculpting that takes 2-4 months for results.  So if you are just looking for some quick and easy fat reducing treatments, Coolsculpting is for you.  If you want a dramatic change of your body shape, smart liposuction may be better.  A free consultation is the first step necessary to decide if Coolsculpting vs Liposuction would be right for you.Coolsculpting does it work? Do I need liposuction or a tummy tuck?

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Beleza Medspa in Killeen Texas utilizes CoolSculpting to help Army soldiers to meet body fat standards. This is a novel use of this technology which is intended for cosmetic concerns. KILLEEN, TEXAS (PRWEB) MAY 27, 2016 Beleza Medspa has initiated a new program to assist active duty soldiers with satisfying Army body fat composition regulations. This is the first time that Coolsculpting is being used for for more than just cosmetic purposes. Soldiers are normally screened at least every six months to ensure they meet the prescribed body-fat standard, measured by the circumference-based tape method. The tape-test is used when soldiers exceed weight standards. The tape-test measures the neck and waist in males to determine a body fat percentage. “The tape test is of great concern for many soldiers as it can affect their careers including promotions and retention” states Dr. Lawrence Broder MD, owner of Beleza Medspa, Austin TX. “Army weight standards have been out of date for many years and otherwise healthy, fit soldiers are being hurt by these standards” he adds. “Coolsculpting offers a way to reduce the size of fatty areas in a few months that can lead to positive outcomes on the tape test”, “as a former active duty soldier I know the anxiety that these tape tests can cause” Dr. Broder states. Coolsculpting is a non-surgical fat-reduction treatment that uses controlled cooling to eliminate stubborn fat that resists all efforts through diet and exercise. The procedure requires no anesthesia, needles or downtime. During the painless one-hour procedure, patients can watch TV, listen to music or check email. At the conclusion of the procedure, the patient is free to resume normal activities. “Coolsculpting is the perfect, safe and effective FDA approved procedure to help these soldiers with their careers, not just for cosmetic reasons”, Dr. Broder adds. “It can treat abdomens and love handles to take inches off waists without affecting their readiness” he states, “The goal is to assist healthy soldiers with meeting outdated and inaccurate standards”. Beleza Medspa Killeen also offers DualSculpting, which allows twice the amount of Coolsculpting to be performed in half the time. Beleza will also help to reduce the coolsculpting cost by offering discounts to active duty soldiers. Beleza Medspa offers a full suite of weight control programs like Medical Weight Loss Diet and Ideal Protein as well as body sculpting with Smartlipo Laser Liposuction. Beleza Medspa was founded in 2007 and has offices in Austin, Round Rock, Cedar Park and Killeen Texas. Beleza Medspa is one of the largest providers of Botox, Juvederm and Smartlipo Laser liposuction in Texas and the U.S. Beleza Medspa’s office in Killeen Texas is located minutes from Fort Hood front gate, the largest U.S. Army base in the United States.…

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So what is a Brazilian Butt? There is no evidence that Brazilians have better butts than anyone else.  There is evidence that shapely butts are a Brazilian obsession. One just has to look at the recent Miss BumBum Brasil  pageant.  We do know that Brazilians appreciate a curvy figure.  The Brazilian Butt appears to be well defined and plump with a small waist and lower back, as well as  curvy hips and thighs.So how can I get a Brazilian Butt?* If we weren’t lucky to be born with a beautiful butt, there are many ways to help get one.  A very popular and effective method is the Brazilian Butt Workout or Butt Lift Workout.  Targeted exercises to enlarge and sculpt gluteal muscles can really make a difference.  Weight loss helps sculpt the lower back and waist.  These workout programs can help certain women.  However, much of the shape of the buttocks is also due to the underlying fat.  If you just don’t have the fat, the volume needs to be added.    The old way of Buttocks Augmentation was with buttocks implants.  However, this procedure required large incisions, placement of a foreign object in the body and a long recovery. Buttocks implants have now been surpassed by the Brazilian Butt Lift.  Utilizing fat transfer and liposuction, the procedure is much safer, has better results and a faster recovery. What is the Brazilian Butt Lift Procedure? The Brazilian Butt Lift is a combination of surgery and artistry.  It combines body sculpting with liposuction and fat transfer augmentation.  The first part of the procedure involves aggressive liposuction of the waist, back and hips.  If there is excessive fat on the abdomen or thighs (or anywhere else), the surgeon can remove it and prepare it for transfer.  The sculpting of the waist and back is critical.  A small back and waist will naturally enhance the appearance and the size of the buttocks as well as define its shape.Once the liposuction is complete, the fat removed is readied for transfer.  It is separated from the anesthetic fluid and loaded into large syringes.  The surgeon then carefully injects the fat throughout the buttocks to enhance the volume and provide shape and lift. Tell me more about the Brazilian Butt Lift Surgery. Dr Lawrence Broder MD and Dr Staci Hix-Hernandez MD   are experienced and talented Butt Lift surgeons.  They perform the butt lift procedure completely under local anesthesia while awake.  The tumescent anesthesia combined with some oral sedation, makes the procedure a same day surgery.  The patient leaves the procedure with no pain and returns to normal activities almost immediately.Dr Broder & Dr Hix-Hernandez combine the use of Smartlipo Laser Liposuction and Vaser Ultrasonic Liposuction to provide the best body contouring results.  They are experts at fat transfer augmentation to the buttocks.  They can also add platelet rich plasma (PRP) to further improve the fat transfer results. How long does the Brazilian Butt surgery last? The liposuction involves removing the fat cells from the areas treated.  As long as you maintain or lose weight, you will always have those body sculpting results.  The fat transfer involves the transplant of living tissue.  We try to maximize its survival, but a certain percentage of the fat cells will die.  We ask that you don’t sit on it for the first 72 hours and as little as possible for the first week.  We can always go back and do more fat transfer to provide even more volume.  However, we do see a large percentage of the transferred fat surviving long-term after the initial procedure. Is the Brazil Butt Lift safe: Brazilian Butt Lift Risks. Like any surgical procedure, the Brazilian Butt Lift has the risks of infection, bleeding and pain.  We actively work at our AAAHC accredited surgical suite to make your safety our number one priority.  We utilize local anesthesia, which avoids the risks of general anesthesia and makes the procedure much safer.    We have successfully performed thousands of individual patient liposuction & fat transfer procedures and are thoroughly experienced at doing it safely.  Plus, you are back on your feet immediately and this further prevents any complications. What do I do next if I am interested in a Brazilian Butt Lift? Just make a free consultation to discuss your needs and how we can help you!       Brazilian Butt Lift SurgeryBrazilian Butt Lift Before and AfterBrazilian Butt Lift Cost 10 things to know before getting a butt lift. More Info: …

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