Q: “I was wondering if there was a way to move some fat from one part of my body to my chest to make boobs, or would the fat just move away after a certain amount of time? I know there is silicone and implants but I want my boobs to look as natural as […]
Q: “My face looks old and dull and I’m only 24. Is there any type of rejuvenation I can do or should I see a dermatologist?” kgriffin93, Ohio, OH Dr. Yovino’s Answer: You have a lot of options that will result in skin improvements. One popular option is microneedling and PRP. This is an office procedure performed
I’ve had an embarrassing FUPA since I was 13 y/o. I have very fair skin. Is it possible to remove with minimal or no scarring?
Q: I have carried an embarrassing FUPA like a kangaroo pouch since I was 13. I’m now 30. I’ve gained weight, lost significant weight, and through every stage, the FUPA remains. It either gets fuller or shrinks, but the skin doesn’t retract. I just wish I could get the whole thing sheared off. Is it
Q: “I want to know the difference between Laser and Traditional Lipo. Is one better than the other ? Is the healing process different between the two?” GoodGirlBadHabit, Los Angeles, CA Dr. Yovino’s Answer: There is not just one answer to this question. Laser lipo refers to using a laser at some point in the procedure. Laser
Q: “Is it safe to get Liposuction if you’re anemic?” Tgiwa, San Diego, CA Dr. Yovino’s Answer: In experienced surgical hands, blood loss with liposuction is minimal so anemic patients usually are still good candidates. Justin Yovino, MD FACS Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Beverly Hills, CA Filed Under: Uncategorized
How is fat removed during an AccuSculpt procedure? Is it suctioned away, burned, or naturally absorbed?
Q: “I can’t find any clear information on how AccuSculpt and other laser liposuction devices actually remove fat. Is the fat removed in different ways if the laser lipolysis is performed in different areas of the body or face? Thanks.” QuestionPersonEl Segundo, CA Dr. Yovino’s Answer: This device delivers energy to the fat and surrounding tissue
Q: “Although many of you drs out there have magical surgical skills I’m not keen on have a TT scar across my abdomen (also due to possible slow healing with pre existing condition of RA meds). I’m 48 years old and overweight with a BMI of 35. I hope to lose 45lbs prior to surgery
Q: “Hello, I did a chin fat pad removal and under cheek liposuction through the same incision under my chin. Today, I have an asymetric smile, my chin is uneven and does not look smaller at all. Under my chin there is lumpiness and swelling which i understand is normal. Will this go away and will my
Q: “My surgeon has told me he can do vaser lipo on my arms back and legs to harvest fat for my breasts. I would be happy with one size up. Is it worth doing it? I have been at the same weight for over 3 years now. I work out every day, would I
Q: “Is liposuction on the neck permanent? Of course, maintaining the same body fat percentage.” Shinapen, Asheville, NC Dr. Yovino’s Answer: Long story short, liposuction is a permanent change. Fat cells are sculpted from the body and never return. From that point on, you will always be smaller in the area that was treated. Justin Yovino,