Body Archives | Dr Scott Spiro

Body lift surgery

What is a Body Lift? Many people who lose a significant amount of weight through bariatric surgery, after pregnancy, or regular diet and exercise are left with loose skin and stubborn fat deposits on several parts of their body. Body lift surgery addresses loose, hanging skin that exists as a result of significant weight loss, […]

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Plastic surgeon draws incision lines for tummy tuck surgery

What is a Tummy Tuck? Tummy tuck surgery, also known as abdominoplasty, is the removal of excess fat and skin around the midsection. In most cases, a tummy tuck restores weakened or separated muscles (diastasis) to create a smoother and firmer abdominal profile. A protruding or loose abdomen may be due to a variety of […]

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What is Fat Grafting? Fat grafting, also referred to as fat transfer or fat injections, is a body contouring procedure used to transfer fat from one area of the body to another. The procedure involves extracting adipose fat tissue and injecting it into other areas of your body that may be lacking volume, including your […]

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What is Liposuction? Liposuction, also known as lipo or lipoplasty, is a body contouring surgery that sculpts areas of your body and eliminates localized pockets of fat that are resistant to diet and exercise. Common areas that liposuction treats are the abdomen, hips, love handles, upper arms, thighs, neck and chin, and calves and ankles. […]

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Before we talk treatment, we have to discuss what cellulite exactly is. Cellulite is the visualized interaction of gravity’s influence, affect and consequences on the interactions between skin, underlying connective tissue attachments, and deeper tissues of fat, muscle and fascia. The fewer (looser) the connective tissue (fibrous) attachments the looser the cellulite. The longer, lower […]

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Did you catch the New York Times article regarding redistribution of fat after liposuction?  To summarize, it says that if you get liposuction done, the fat WILL come back in other areas. This angers me. Let me point out significant issues with this study. I will debunk their conclusions! Firstly, there is no stratification for patient’s nutritional […]

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Let’s talk a little about abdominoplasty (or as it is more commonly known by its slang name – tummy tuck) . I’ll address a fundamental  point often overlooked in both planning and execution of the surgery. I think it helps separate my outcomes from others. Many women consider abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) a purely cosmetic procedure.  […]

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