About: Michelle Carlotti

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Are Your Sagging Eyelids Scaring People?

At this time of year, everyone is into scaring people. But are you doing this inadvertently with the sagging, hanging skin on your eyelids? Unfortunately, te skin around the eyes is some of the first on the face to show the signs of aging. The skin in this area is among the thinnest on the… Read More »

Changing the Angle of Your Jaw

Most of us don’t think much of our jaw, but our jaw angle is one of the defining features of the face. For men, a square jaw has always been a desire of many a man after watching a Kirk Douglas movie. For women, a well-defined jawline is associated with beauty. But our genes don’t… Read More »

Implants Placed through the Armpit

Sometimes when a potential breast augmentation patient comes in for her consultation with Drs. Michelle and Albert Carlotti she can be surprised that implants can be placed through incisions other than those made on the breasts. It’s common for patients to assume the incisions either need to be placed around the areolae or on the… Read More »

Tummy Tuck 101

At Austin Cosmetic Surgery, we perform many tummy tucks. Some are part of a mommy makeover. Others are stand-alone surgeries. They are an especially effective procedure if the patient has a good deal of excess sagging skin on the lower abdomen. Here’s some more information on our tummy tucks at Austin Cosmetic Surgery. Why is… Read More »

Liposuction & Liposculpture Austin, TX

Liposuction or Liposculpture?

Just about anyone with even a passing interest in the aesthetic world knows what liposuction is. The procedure first came to the U.S. after being invented in France in the early 1980s. Liposuction involves using a cannula to suction away unwanted, stubborn-to-address, areas of fat. Liposculpture? What about that? Hmm. Blank looks all around. Liposculpture… Read More »

Hyperhidrosis Treatment

Summertime and the Sweatin’ Is Easy

Summertime in Austin is sweaty. There is no getting around that. But for some people, it’s like August all the time, even on a cool November day. That’s because they suffer from a condition known as hyperhidrosis. Hyperhidrosis causes a person to sweat excessively without any internal or external causes. At Austin Cosmetic Surgery, we… Read More »

Ideal Implants Merit Your Consideration

When the FDA approved the return of silicone implants in 2006 after removing approval for 10 years to conduct more research, doctors and patients both were pleased. Most people believe that silicone implants feel more like natural breast tissue than saline implants. Still, some women are uneasy with silicone implants. They worry about what is… Read More »

What is BodyTite and FaceTite?

In the U.S., liposuction is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures year in and year out. At Austin Cosmetic Surgery, we offer an improvement on traditional liposuction by adding radiofrequency energy. This is called radiofrequency-assisted liposuction and we offer two procedures — BodyTite™ and FaceTite™. These procedures use radiofrequency energy to liquefy fat and… Read More »

What is Juvéderm Vollure?

Dermal fillers seem to be following the ways of grocery market shelves, where brands expand their lines to fill more and more space. Not exactly. While it is true Juvéderm® and Restylane® have both expanded dramatically, each new filler introduced in these two popular lines has a specific target. The newest addition to the Juvéderm® family of… Read More »

Mommy Makeover

Mommy Makeover to the Rescue

Being a mother is one of most satisfying jobs a woman could ever have. But like any job, motherhood also takes its toll on you. Your body will change in lots of ways, many of them unwanted. You may develop a saggy stomach or add unwanted fat around your waist. Your breasts may lose their… Read More »



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