Archive for January, 2015

Why is a compression garment important postoperatively?

A compression garment is used postoperatively for many plastic surgery procedures. It helps with reduction of swelling which in turn reduces pain. It also helps with procedures where there is significant skin undermining so that she skin scars back to the deep structures in the ideal position. Compression can also reduce potential dead space under […]

How do you know if you need a tummy tuck or just liposuction?

It really comes down to if you have any excess skin or just localized fat deposits. If you have liposuction, and you already have some loose skin, it will likely get worse. Liposuction will help with a better contour in a patient that is at an ideal weight with localized fat deposits and no skin […]