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  Fall Meet & Greet Happy Hour: Dr. Staci Hix-Hernandez MD FACS If you have not had the pleasure of meeting our new Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, here’s your chance. On November 16th, Beleza will host a meet and greet happy hour to introduce our new addition to the Cedar Park surgery team, Dr. Staci Hix-Hernandez MD FACS. This will be a great opportunity for those interested in cosmetic surgery to meet Dr. Hix-Hernandez and understand her specialities. And, I must say, she is seriously impressive! Check out her reviews here! Dr. Hix-Hernandez will discuss her cosmetic surgery specialities and educate us on her experience and background as a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon. The night will also include mini-consultations with Dr. Hix-Hernandez. All attendees will have the opportunity to get advice from a board-certified plastic surgeon about their specific cosmetic surgery desires. Discussions to include, but not limited to: Breast Augmentation + Reduction | Mommy Makeovers | Body Contouring | Cosmetic Revisions We are also thrilled to have Allergan representative for Natrelle® Breast Implants, Kimon Wood, join us who will be available to discuss the different implant options available at Beleza. For more information on breast augmentation at Beleza, click here. WHEN Thursday, November 16, 2017, 5:00 – 7:00 PM WHERE BELEZA CEDAR PARK: 351 Cypress Creek Rd, Suite 204, Cedar Park, TX 78613 RSVP Please call 1.800.509.9785 or Email or register online here. Whether you are on the fence, or have already decided you are ready to pull the trigger on cosmetic surgery, join us on November 16th to meet Dr. Hix-Hernandez. We will have light appetizers and beverages for all attendees and looking forward to chatting with you in person.…

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October MedSpa Specials Announced!

                October is always such a great month. There’s a nip in the air (well, sort of), bikini season is over, Pumpkin Spice Latte’s are in full bloom… and most importantly, IT’S LASER SEASON!! Now that summer is over, it’s time to get serious with your skin care goals. Those occasional facials aren’t going to cut it forever. If you really want to make a change in your skin, it’s time to pull out the big guns: LASER TREATMENTS. Well, you’re in luck. We just might have a laser deal in our October specials because, well, it’s laser season! We are pleased to announce we are offering 20% off all laser resurfacing the entire month of October – yes, 20%!! This is an excellent time to finally turn back the hands of time and erasing years of sun damage. Beleza as two options for laser resurfacing: CO2 Fractional Laser Resurfacing (SmartXide) and Skinfinity RF Resurfacing. Both are excellent choices, but are used for different reasons depending on the patient’s skin needs. We also love to add PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) to our laser treatments to reduce your downtime and maximize your results. We know adding PRP can be a pricey added cost for most people, but with the 20% off, it’s like you’re getting the PRP for FREE! Beleza is also offering two other product specials to go with your favorite facials (and maximize your results!): Purchase (2) IPL Photofacials (face only, $179 ea.) and receive a SkinMedica Lytera 2.0 Brightening Serum FREE ($154 value), and/or purchase any (2) specialty HydraFacials and receive a SkinMedica HA5 FREE! ($179 value). Hence, if you’re already planning to buy these facials, why wouldn’t you buy them now and get the products for FREE?? Beleza October 2017 MedSpa Deals: 20% OFF ALL LASER RESURFACING * Receive 20% off when you purchase CO2 Laser Resurfacing or Skinfinity RF resurfacing on any area (full-face, neck, chest or hands).* Consultation required for exact pricing. IPL PHOTOFACIAL + LYTERA 2.0 SPECIAL * Purchase (2) IPL Photofacials (face only, $179 ea.) and receive a SkinMedica Lytera 2.0 Brightening Serum FREE ($154 value). Total Sale Cost: $358 | Total Savings: $154 HYDRAFACIAL + HA5 SPECIAL * Purchase any (2) specialty HydraFacials and receive a SkinMedica HA5 FREE! ($179 value). Specialty HydraFacials include: Advanced Acne • Anti-Aging • Skin Brightening • Upper Back. Total Sale Cost: $378 | Total Savings: $178 To purchase and/or book your appointments, please call or email us: 1-800-509-9785 or info@belezamedicalspa.com. *All purchases must be made by 10.31.17 and cannot be combined with any other offer or discount. Consultations required for laser resurfacing pricing. CO2 only available in Cedar Park and Skinfinity RF only available in Round Rock. Purchases do not expire and can be used at any location.…

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What is Laser Liposuction? Liposuction has been around a long time.  It basically involves the use of vacuum cannulas to suction fat from the body.  It has been refined over the years and now is mostly performed while awake using local anesthesia.   The size of the cannulas used has decreased and the emphasis has shifted to body sculpting and contouring.  Loose skin has always been an issue with liposuction.  Typically, you can see at least 50% skin retraction with aggressive liposuction.  But with areas with very loose skin, an excision of skin like a tummy tuck may be necessary. Lasers have been used on the outside of the skin for more than 20 years.  It is well known that when heat is introduced to the skin, it causes tightening and stimulates new collagen formation.  Around 8 years ago, Smartlipo (Smart Liposuction) was introduced to the market.  This was a laser specifically dedicated to laser liposuction.  The laser was used for 3 main effects: skin tightening fat melting cauterization of bleeding The Smartlipo laser was found to be able to help provide better liposuction results.  Patients showed smoother results and tighter skin as well as less downtime and bruising.  Smartlipo didn’t replace liposuction, but made it better.  It is just another tool in the surgeon’s bag. Does Laser Lipo work? The short answer is yes!  Since the introduction of Smartlipo, many other lasers have been introduced.  The power and wavelengths of these lasers has also evolved.   Stronger power allows more energy to be introduced into the tissues in a shorter time.  The wavelength of light used is important due to what tissues they affect.  The original Smartlipo used 1064nm that mainly affected fat and blood vessels.  1064 is generally considered to be inefficient in melting fat and tightening skin.  Since then, Smartlipo now has the Smartlipo Triplex which adds 1320nm and 1440nm wavelengths.  1320nm is highly absorbed by the skin and connective tissue leading to skin tightening.  The 1440nm wavelength is highly absorbed by fat, making it ideal for melting fat.  So the Smartlipo Triplex combines the laser wavelengths to give the best fat melting, skin tightening and less downtime. Laser Lipo at Beleza Medspa We have performed over 1000 cases of laser liposuction.  We have gone from the original Smartlipo to the powerful Smartlipo Triplex.  We know the limitations of Smartlipo as well as its strengths.   We have found Smartlipo Laser Liposuction ideal for liposuction of the chin and neck.  This area is defined by a small amount of fat and usually some loose skin.  Laser lipo is the ideal tool to melt this fat while causing skin tightening.   We also routinely use the Smartlipo Laser to aid areas that need additional skin tightening.  Aggressive liposuction is always the first step in causing skin retraction.  The laser is then used at the end of the case to add heat to aid skin tightening. What is the Laser Lipo Cost? The good thing is that laser lipo shouldn’t cost you more than regular liposuction.  We include the cost of laser liposuction into all of our surgery quotes.  Our goal is to always provide you the best results with whatever tools we have to utilize. The term Smart Liposuction used to be just about the use of the laser.  We now consider Smart Liposuction to involve awake tumescent anesthesia (safer), use of microcannulas (finer) and the addition of laser lipo (better).  This is state of the art body sculpting and what you should demand from your surgeon.…

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Looking for Liposuction in Austin TX? Making the decision to have liposuction performed is a difficult one.  There are many different practitioners out there making all kinds of promises.  As liposuction has become more popular, the choices have increased and competition has decreased prices.  There are many new technologies available as well as clinical settings (clinics, Surgery centers, hospitals,etc.) to have it performed.  This article is designed to help you with some of these choices. Liposuction Artistry The first thing to know about liposuction, is that it is more of an artistic pursuit than an a scientific one.  Anybody can be trained to perform liposuction, which is basically just vacuuming fat from the body.  That part is easy. However, trying to produce consistent, aesthetically pleasing results is the difficult part.  Removing fat in the right places and in the proper amounts, differentiates good results from mediocre results. Liposuction when you come down to it, is body sculpting. The surgeon has to visualize the body shape and contours that are obscured by the fat.  He or she then has to meticulously remove fat slowly and expertly to reveal the new body shape.   These skills come from years of experience and cannot be taught.  The surgeon has to possess the hand eye coordination as well as a creative streak.  That’s why it is important to meet your surgeon and listen to his or her vision of what can be done with your body.  It is that vision that you need to be on board with.  Before and after pictures can also help you judge the surgeon’s abilities.  Unfortunately, these skills cannot be taught during Plastic Surgery residency.  Plastic Surgeons are taught the basic mechanical skills but the creativity has to be there beforehand.  There is a great deal of bad plastic surgery out there and it is being performed by board certified plastic surgeons.  Choose your Cosmetic Surgeon or Plastic Surgeon carefully based on his or her skills, vision and results.  Nobody can sculpt a masterpiece 100% of the time.  You want to know that your surgeon will try his best to give you the results you want and stand by you if you need further work or have complications. Liposuction Technology Another decision point regarding liposuction is the availability of new technologies.  There are many laser, radiofrequency, and ultrasonic devices out there.  The main thing to know about these devices are that they are just tools.  They can improve liposuction results but they are not a substitute for a skilled surgeon.  So as we discussed above, just like a good sculptor, a skilled liposuction surgeon will choose the right instruments to produce the ideal results.  Choose the surgeon first and then discuss the technologies available to assist your procedure.  Common technologies available include Smartlipo Laser Liposuction and Vaser Ultrasonic Liposuction. Liposuction Facilities Where should you have your liposuction performed?   Liposuction is an elective cosmetic surgery procedure.  You do not want to be in a facility with sick people as the risk of infections and mistakes increases. You want a facility that is dedicated to plastic surgery and is nationally accredited.  This ensures your safety as well as decreased rates of complications.  A physician owned surgery suite also can save you money as extra facility and anesthesia fees are avoided. Liposuction Anesthesia You should also look for liposuction that is performed under tumescent anesthesia.  Tumescent anesthesia involves use of the local anesthetic lidocaine to numb the areas to be treated.  The advantage of this is that general anesthesia is avoided, which is riskier and costlier than liposuction itself.  Plus, only the skin and fat where we are working is numbed.  Everything deeper like muscles, organs, etc. still have sensation.  As you are awake during the procedure, you are self-monitoring and protecting all of your important structures from harm. When the liposuction is complete, you are still numb and are back on your feet immediately.  This ability to resume normal activities further decreases your risk of postoperative complications. Austin Liposuction Surgery Cosmetic Surgeon Lawrence Broder MD  and Plastic Surgeon Staci Hix-Hernandez MD at Beleza Medspa Austin TX are skilled Austin liposuction surgery artists. They have performed more than 3000 individual Smartlipo procedures.  They possess the basic surgical skills as well as the artistic eye to give you the body contouring results you desire.  The Beleza surgical team will guide you through the whole process.  They stand by their results and allows you to be the ultimate judge of the success of your procedure.   They perform liposuction using the latest technologies including Smartlipo Laser Liposuction and Vaser Ultrasonic Liposuction.  They know how to apply these devices to improve your results.  They operate out of their own 3200 sq ft AAAHC accredited office based surgery suite in Cedar Park.  This saves you money as well as provides you a higher level of safety. They perform all of their procedures under local anesthesia and are also skilled in many fat transfer and tummy tuck procedures.  Consultations with Dr Broder and Dr. Hix-Hernandez  are always free to discuss your body contouring needs. 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An Overview of Liposuction in Austin TX If men and women are unhappy with the size or shape of their bodies, they may want to look into their cosmetic surgery options. In fact, by considering liposuction in Austin TX, they may be able to transform their bodies into more pleasing shapes. Once they have decided to have the procedure, they will need to have a consultation with a reputable cosmetic surgeon. The surgeon will discuss the techniques that will be used to achieve the desired results. Liposuction Body Areas First and foremost, the surgeon will delicately mark the areas on the body where the fat will be removed. In order to ensure that the process is completed correctly, these markings will be made while the patient is standing up. Although most men and women will ultimately want to have fat removed from their abdomens, they might also have the procedure on their backs, sides, chins, or arms. Liposuction Antibiotics & Anesthetics Though the surgery itself will not require a vast amount of recovery time, patients will still need to undergo some prep work before the main event begins. Antibiotics will ensure that the immune system remains functioning effectively throughout the operation. Infections will be less likely to occur when this is done. Patients will also be given a localized anesthetic to ensure that they stay comfortable throughout the process. Because general anesthesia is usually not given, men and women are able to go home on the same day. Small Incisions One of the benefits of this type of procedure is that the incisions themselves will be less than an half an inch long. With the calibrated instruments that cosmetic surgeons have access to these days, patients will experience only minor scarring in the aftermath. The redness of those scars will almost certainly fade away with time. Monitoring of Vitals As with all operations, surgeons will have a team of top-notch nurses alongside them to monitor the vital signs. If the blood pressure becomes a bit too low or high during the process, medical staff members can rectify the situation. When examining their options in liposuction in Austin TX, prospective patients will ultimately be stunned at the sheer amount of care that will be shown to them. They can afterwards head home with beautifully sculpted bodies. More about Liposuction in Austin TX here. Liposuction Cost Austin…

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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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