Tag: Dr Cortes

15th May 2017

Plastic surgery for the navel

There are plenty of cosmetic surgeries nowadays, each aiming to improve the appearance of a certain body part. One of these procedures is called an umbilicoplasty, also known as a belly button surgery. It is usually performed as part of...

12th May 2017

What is brachioplasty?

Plastic surgery targets different areas of the body to improve a person’s overall appearance. The most common surgeries are performed on the torso, but procedures can also be performed on the extremities. One example is the brachioplasty, which is a...

10th May 2017

When are tear-shaped breast implants recommended?

Breast augmentation can be done through the use of breast implants, which are usually filled with silicone gel or saline solution to mimic the softness of the breasts. Breast implants also come in a variety of sizes depending on the...

09th May 2017

6 Tummy Tuck Myths Busted

Introduction Simply put, a tummy tuck is a surgical procedure that is meant to tighten the skin surrounding the abdomen by eliminating the excess fat and skin tissue around the area. Although this widely publicized technique has been refined by...

06th May 2017

5 Reasons why a Buttock Augmentation will Change your Life

Introduction Butt augmentation is closely related to breast augmentation surgery in the sense that both operations involve relatively similar procedures and both techniques are meant to refine one's aesthetic appearance. Conversely, the two augmentation surgeries differ in terms of the...

05th May 2017

Is liposuction lethal?

Liposuction is a cosmetic procedure that is meant to remove excess fat from the body in order to achieve a shapelier silhouette. It is a semi-invasive procedure that, like any surgical procedure, has its risks. Death is a rare occurrence,...

04th May 2017

When can you travel after breast implant surgery

Breast Implant Surgery* Introduction Mild incapacitation is to be expected soon after a cosmetic procedure and most patients take about a week to recover most of their physical faculties. However, there can be circumstances that may compel the patient to...

03rd May 2017

Liposuction and obesity

Liposuction is a surgical procedure that is used to remove excess fat in the body. Although it can help contour the body, not all types of fat can be removed. The excess fat deposits that are located in the stomach,...