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Liposuction

7/24/2018

Liposuction is one of the most popular cosmetic surgeries today, especially for candidates who are within the realm of their ideal weight but are looking to reduce fat in stubborn places. Over time, problem areas like the lower abdomen, hips or thighs can hold onto fat deposits regardless of dieting and exercise efforts. Although liposuction is not a cure for obesity, it can be effective when used to improve an individual’s overall shape by removing the fat and recontouring the area with suction. The results are usually immediate and long lasting if the patient continues to demonstrate a healthy lifestyle.

Dr. Potyondy can remove unwanted fat from a number of places such as the midsection, buttocks, thighs, upper arms or back using a suction technique that leaves minimal scarring. In some cases, patients may want to supplement other areas of the body to add volume and fill wrinkles. While there are injectable filler options for rejuvenation, Dr. Potyondy also offers fat transfer. Purified and processed fat from the abdomen can be used to give someone a more shapelier buttocks or thighs during a “Brazilian Butt Lift”. A similar procedure can be used to increase the profile of the breasts or give a fuller, more youthful look to the face. Fat transfer also often lasts longer than temporary injectable fillers.

If you are interested in learning more about liposuction or if you would like to know if you are a good candidate to receive the procedure, call Aesthetica Clinique at 253.627.1001 to schedule a consultation.

A Variety of Implant Options for Breast Augmentation

5/22/2018

The most common type of cosmetic surgery in the United States, breast augmentation today is a wonderfully transformative procedure—especially at our office. Because we are able to provide a variety of different implant types, we can cater your surgery to your specific preferences and needs. Whether you go with Cohesive Gel Implants (Gummy Bear implants), gel implants, silicone implants or saline implants, you can rest easy that we’ll help you achieve a natural look and feel.

Interested in learning more about breast augmentation and whether or not it’s right for you? Here’s what you need to know.

What Is Breast Augmentation?

Breast augmentation is a cosmetic surgery in which implants are used to increase the size or volume of a patient’s breasts. It can be performed independently or in tandem with a breast lift that corrects drooping, sagging breasts.

Why Would Someone Want a Breast Augmentation?

The decision to undergo breast augmentation is a personal one, chosen by patients for diverse reasons. Some of the most common reasons include:
  • Feeling bothered by small breast size
  • Disliking breast changes caused by pregnancy or weight loss
  • Having asymmetrical breasts
  • Wanting a more proportionate figure
  • Other complaints about how breasts look and feel

Types of Implants We Offer at Aesthetica Clinique

  • Silicone Cohesive Gel, also known as Gummy Bear implants: Filled with a thick silicone gel, the Gummy Bear breast implants are so named because they maintain their shapes even if their shells get broken. Firmer than other options, Gummy Bear implants tend to be tapered at the top. They are available in different sizes and with either smooth or textured shells. These implants are FDA-approved options that feel remarkably similar to natural breast tissue. Should the implant ever leak, the gel will stay in the implant shell or implant pocket, but not collapse.
  • Saline implants: Filled with sterile salt water, these implants are FDA-approved options with a uniform shape and firmness. Another benefit is, should these implants ever leak or erupt, their saline can be naturally absorbed and expelled by the body.
We use a touch-less approach to implant placement as Dr. Potyondy utilizes the Keller Funnel for precise implant placement through the smallest incision possible. If you’re thinking about getting a breast augmentation and wondering which implant type would be the best fit for you, contact us about a consultation! When you meet with Dr. Potyondy, you can go through all the options and learn what would be the best fit for you.

Liposuction for all sizes...

6/11/15

Interesting article that highlights the fact that candidates for Liposuction come in all shapes and sizes.  It is really more of a matter of selecting the right procedure for the right patient which is why it is so important to go to someone who is a board certified plastic surgeon. 

Size 0 Woman Gets Liposuction

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