What Are the Benefits of Liposuction?

For individuals who struggle with stubborn weight that does not respond to diet and exercise, body contouring treatments can help enhance and sculpt the physique for a more shapely appearance. Liposuction is a popular cosmetic procedure designed to remove unwanted fat in multiple regions of the body, including the abdomen, thighs, flanks, hips, and buttocks. While the treatment is not a weight loss solution, liposuction can typically create a more toned look and smoother contours.  Board-certified plastic surgeon Andrew Cohen, ... Continue Reading

Tummy Tuck vs Liposuction

The techniques for tummy tuck and liposuction surgery are very different, but the benefits of the two slimming procedures are often mistaken for each other. Many patients are also conflicted when deciding between tummy tuck and liposuction surgeries if the area they are targeting to trim on their body is near the abdomen and stomach. Tummy tuck surgery focuses on eliminating excess and loose skin near the abdomen, which is why it’s also known as abdominoplasty, while liposuction is a ... Continue Reading

Common Questions About Labiaplasty

If you experience feminine discomfort or are otherwise unhappy with your labia minora, read through the interview below with our board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Andrew Cohen, about the procedure. To schedule your consultation, please contact us today! Why are patients getting a labiaplasty? A lot of our patients don’t like the appearance of their labia minora so they seek labiaplasty. They can get elongated due to exercise or having kids. One of our recent patients was having issues with urinary ... Continue Reading

Are You A Mommy Makeover Candidate?

If you’ve had kids, then you have probably noticed changes in your body including saggy breasts, a stretched out tummy, and random excess fat deposits that are resistant to diet and exercise. I can help you regain your pre-pregnancy body with a Mommy Makeover, which is a catch-all phrase for breast and tummy surgery. After a decade of operating in Los Angeles as a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, I feel that I have perfected my techniques. As bathing suit styles ... Continue Reading

FAQS about Anesthesia

General anesthesia worries many patients. Many patients come to see me in the office and want only local and NOT general anesthesia when i know that if they are asleep they will have a better result. Many doctors do liposuction "awake" under "local" with no anesthesia. Lots of smaller operations can effectively be done with just local anesthesia. That is when you are fully awake and i inject local anesthesia into the area being operating on. This is how i ... Continue Reading

Male Breast Tissue

If you are a man and have extra tissue in your chest , removing the tissue is the best option if done correctly and by a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon. Many younger men I see as well as older men have breast tissue. Some have extra skin as well. Medications and genetics and weight gain all contribute to the problem of gynecomastia which is male breast tissue. If you are unable to lose weight and still have tissue in the ... Continue Reading

Laser Lipolysis Liposuction Technology by SmoothLipo Beverly Hills Los Angeles CA

Do you want to have laser liposculpture? Do you have questions about removing unwanted fat from your body? Have you been reading about laser liposculpture? Today I will be using the latest in laser liposuction technology the SmoothLipo by the company Eleme.  This has recently been approved by the FDA for liposuction.   This is a laser that uses a unique combination of 980nm and continuous wave output to provide the ability to quickly and safely deliver the energy required to ... Continue Reading