Posts by Michelle Carlotti:
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 »
- Posted on: Sep 15 2019
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 »
- Posted on: Aug 30 2019
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 »
- Posted on: Aug 15 2019
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 »
- Posted on: Jul 30 2019
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 »
- Posted on: Jul 15 2019
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 »
- Posted on: Jun 30 2019
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 »
- Posted on: Jun 15 2019
Is Your BodyTite?
As Americans continue to have an unending love affair with potato chips and super-sized French fries, they also have a growing love affair with liposuction. Although not a weight-loss procedure, liposuction removes pockets of stubborn fat that don’t respond to diet or exercise. Liposuction is one of the top three cosmetic surgeries every year in… Read More »
- Posted on: May 30 2019
Four Ways to a Younger Face
No one is immune to the aging of their facial skin and underlying support tissues. To counter the march of time, facelifts have long been a staple of the cosmetic surgery universe. But, despite their name, facelifts really only address the mid- to lower face down to the chin. They don’t rejuvenate the entire face.… Read More »
- Posted on: May 15 2019
You’re Not Mad; You Just Need a Brow Lift
People use facial cues to interpret communication. This is especially true of the area around your eyes because the eyes are the focal point of the face. The position of your brows can give the impression that you’re very tired or even angry when you’re actually anything but. Sagging brows are a result of… Read More »
- Posted on: Apr 30 2019