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Understanding different gynaecomastia types and treatment options for banishing man boobs

Understanding different gynaecomastia types and treatment options for banishing man boobs

The medical term for male breast enlargement is gynaecomastia, commonly called as 'Man Boobs' or 'Moobs'.

The lowdown on Fat Transfer procedures

Everyone is predetermined genetically with localised deposits of fat that are very hard to reduce just by dieting and exercise. Most of my liposuction patients are happy with liposuction alone. However, for some, they do request for the fat to be injected back into other parts of their body that are lacking volume.

Exercise sculpting vs. cosmetic enhancements: Effective options to deal with your body fat

Can I get the look that I want for less? Can it really be done? We discuss the two approaches to reducing body fat and sculpting your body to get a slimmer, slender and more attractive figure for your body.

Fat transfer through Microcannular liposuction explained

Fat transfer is growing in popularity and is fast on its way to becoming a leading UK treatment. Last year saw a 14.5% rise in the number of fat transfers taking place, making it the 8th most commonly performed procedure in the UK, but how exactly does it work?

Infographic: All You Need to Know About Liposuction

Here is an infographic kindly supplied to The Consulting Room by Dr. Alia Nasser from The Verve Cosmetic Clinic & Medispa in Syndney, Australia looking at all you need to know about Liposuction, including how it works, the anaesthetics used, the best candidates, the benefits and complications.

Fat Transfer - Is It Worth It?

Fat Transfer procedures are attracting the interest of increasing numbers of people over the past few years but are they really worth it. There are plenty of questions to ask and it`s really important patients manage their expectations and make sure they ask the right questions and get correct answers.

Why Don't More People Offer MicroLipo?

It's often asked why more clinics don't offer MicroLipo over laser lipo and VASER Lipo. My answer; they really should. MicroLipo is a minimally invasive fat removal and body contouring procedure that`s gaining momentum as people look towards the least invasive, painful procedures with as little downtime as possible without sacrificing on results.

The importance of addressing diet with liposuction patients

A survey published in the Journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons revealed that 80% of liposuction patients said they were satisfied with the results of their surgery. However, in that same survey, nearly half of those patients said they re-gained weight in subsequent months; not because the procedure didn?t work, but because they didn?t take the necessary steps to maintain their new figure.

Microcannula Liposuction or MicroLipo for Breast Reduction Explained

With many women coming to clinics complaining that their breasts are causing them discomfort, an alternative to invasive surgical breast reductions has been sought by clinics for a long time. The result of such a search yielded microcannula liposuction or MicroLipo.

Lipoabdominoplasty my way - the `lock and glue` tummy tuck

From June 2010 to October 2011, I started an innovative approach combining internal locking stitches, tissue glue and local anaesthetic infusion pumps without the use of drains (tubes left within the abdominal wound to drain excess blood and body fluids) on all my lipoabdominoplasty patients.

Does Vaser Lipo work? The Big Reveal?

My previous two blogs on The Consulting Room shared with you my step by step process of thinking about having VASER lipo, all the way through to the day of my actual procedure. So the big question is... did it work? The answer is YES, and that is a BIG yes. I am now a VASER Lipo convert.

How Long Does Swelling, Bruising, and Numbness Last after Vaser Lipo?

As with any surgical procedure, Vaser Lipo patients will have post-operative swelling, bruising, and numbness. For most, these effects begin to subside after a few weeks, but for some, symptoms can persist for several months, and make patients feel worried.

A guide to choosing the right procedure and clinic.. Part 2: The Procedure

Antonia Mariconda a.k.a The Cosmedic Coach discusses her experience of deciding to undergo Liposuction. In Part 2 she describes her procedure and her time at the clinic.

A guide to choosing the right procedure and clinic to suit your needs

Antonia Maraconda a.k.a The Cosmedic Coach discusses her experience of deciding to undergo Liposuction. How do you decide what Clinic / Treatment is right for you? What should you ask your surgeon?

Does Liposuction reduce the risk of heart disease and high cholesterol?

does Liposuction to remove excess fat going to prevent heart disease? Many people think this is true - if weights is a factor of heart disease that surely removing the fat from excercise of liposuction is the same right? This is not true.

France reverses the decision to Ban all Non-Surgical Lipolysis

Recently, we reported that the French High Authority on Health (HAS) had prohibited the use of all non-surgical Lipolysis cosmetic procedures. However, The French Supreme court issued an injunction against the decree citing inconsistencies in the broad range of excluded practices

Non-Surgical Lipolysis Banned in France

According to an article in French magazine Anti-Age, the French High Authority of Health (HAS) has recently prohibited the use of a variety of different lipolysis (fat killing) cosmetic procedures.

Why liposuction is not a treatment for obesity

Researchers from the University of Colorado have carried out liposuction trials on women with large amounts of adipose (fat) tissue around their lower abdomen, hips or thighs. After 12 months they discovered the fat had been redistributed to other parts of the body. We talk to expert Dr. Bea Brookes.....

Podcast: An update on Liposuction treatments

Adrian Richards talks to Ron Myers from The Consulting Room. They discuss the science behind liposuction treatments.

Liposuction at Home i-Sucu promises to make fat removal easy

The aesthetic marketplace for home use devices has grown exponentially in recent years with the introduction of a variety of at-home laser and IPL machines for hair removal and skin rejuvenation, along with home use radiofrequency devices for skin tightening and LEDS for acne; now from Korea comes the worlds first home use liposuction kit, called the i-Sucu.

Tickle Lipo Whats all the buzz about?

Tickle Lipo is the new, much talked about procedure in the world of liposuction for body contouring and fat removal.

Non-surgical body contouring. Do we have an alternative to liposuction?

Liposuction remains the top cosmetic surgical procedure worldwide. There is a strong demand for non-invasive procedures that can address localised pockets of fat.

Body Mass Index (BMI) versus waist-to-hip ratio

The most common method of assessing body weight in clinical practice is the body mass index (BMI), however many studies now show that BMI is a poor discriminator of cardiovascular risk at an individual level and should not be used as the sole measure of obesity.