Liposuction is an operations that can help us feel better about our bodies. Everyone has those areas of their body they feel to be a problem, despite the best exercise regimen or diet. Liposuction is an effective method that can improve problem areas and help provide the body that is desired. Liposuction is safe and with several different techniques used for the procedure, each and every individual looking to improve the appearance of their body can do so with the right surgeon.
What is “Super Wet Liposuction”?
Super Wet Liposuction is a liposuction technique where fluid is infused into a particular are of the body and then a hollow tube is used to remove the excess fat from the infused area. A small incision is required for the insertion of the tube. This form of liposuction is for the most part painless and quick.
What is “Laser Liposuction”?
Laser Liposuction is a Liposuction technique where a laser wand is inserted under the surface of the skin through a small incision. The laser wand uses a specific wavelength of light to break down and melt excess fat. There are four different manufacturers of this type of laser and each uses a different wavelength. While laser liposuction is one of the most popular forms of liposuction, it is often difficult to locate a plastic surgeon with the appropriate level of experience.
What is “Non-Invasive Body Contouring”?
Non-invasive body contouring is also a very popular method of liposuction. However, patients are often disappointing with the minimal amount of excess fat removed. In contrast, patients who opted for traditional liposuction tend to report how pleased they are with their results.
Keep in Mind…
Liposuction is a procedure perfectly suited for women and men. Although women tend to opt for liposuction considerably more often than men. Liposuction is a procedure that removed unwanted fat from beneath the surface of the skin. Liposuction cannot be used to remove the unwanted fat from behind the abdomen which tends to be an issue for middle aged men more so than women which may account in a small way for the lower number of men opting for this procedure.
Who is eligible for Liposuction?
Almost anyone can have liposuction, as long as you are healthy and have areas of unwanted fat. That said, liposuction is not for persons with excessive body fat. One should think of liposuction as a procedure for contouring an existing shape, not for massive weight loss. Obesity must be dealt with through diet and exercise. Your surgeon can advise you of the maximum BMI, (Body Mass Index) to safely benefit from liposuction.
If your skin is lose as a result of recent weight loss or other physical changes to your body, liposuction should also be avoided as the result of removing additional body fat will further increase the lose skin.
Your plastic surgeon will evaluate you completely and let you know if you are a good candidate for liposuction.
What you should know about liposuction
Although liposuction is generally a pain free procedure, like any surgery, it does come with some risks. Once you speak to a board certified plastic surgeon and have gained approval for liposuction, your Dr. will explain the risks associated to this procedure.
Liposuction does cause some swelling and bruising which can cause some discomfort that your plastic surgeon can prescribe pain medication for. Most patients report some minor pain and tenderness for 2-3 weeks after surgery. And most patients are able to return to work and limited activities within a week after surgery.
One should remember that liposuction is not permanent fat elimination. Your trouble areas can easily return after liposuction of you do not adjust the eating and exercise habits that resulted in your fatty areas in the first place. And those same areas of unwanted fat can come right back.
To learn more about Dr. Nezami’s experience in liposuction and to see the result of some of his patients, we encourage you to visit our web site at http://www.ahnezami.com.
And if you would like to meet with Dr. Nezami for a complimentary consultation to see if you are a candidate for liposuction. Simply call our office at (904) 399-5061.
Best Plastic Surgeon, How to use search engine to find expert plastic surgeon? A Jacksonville Cosmetic Surgery Blog
These days, most people are using the Internet find the services they need the most. When it comes time to find a board certified plastic surgeon, Google serves as the top source for finding what your need. Google makes it simple to find a board certified plastic surgeon to provide you with tummy tuck, facelift, breast lift and more. Finding the best board certified plastic surgeon using Google does require effort, however, since you need to learn how to use the search engine in an intelligent manner.
What is a Search Engine?
A search engine is a search tool that produces the best results for your inquiry. Since there are billions of websites out there, many of which are unknown, having the Google search engine is a very valuable tool in finding the best website. Most people will not go past the first two pages of a search engine; however, results that are shown in the first page of the search engine have used Search Engine Optimization (SEO) techniques in the best possible manner. SEO requires carefully constructed content and keywords to be put together with a friendly website. It also requires regular attention and detail to SEO in order to stay on one of the top pages of the search engine. The better the optimization is on a website, the higher it will rank within the Google search engine.SEO, or
The search engine results are based solely on optimization, since Google isn’t familiar with any surgeon or the skills that he has. It is up to the consumer to use the information that Google has provided to find the best board certified surgeon based upon the information that Google has already offered. Take a look at these four tips that will help you a great deal when trying to find the best board certified surgeon.
Tip One: Look at the photos.
As they say, pictures speak a thousand words. When you see a website that is within the top results, looking at the photos will help you determine whether or not the surgeon is reputable and worth your while. You should look at both the before and after photos offered at the surgeon’s gallery, not only at the procedure that you are considering but at all the photos. It is a good idea that you look at several different websites results to determine which offers the best results. If you do not like what you see, continue on with your search. To be able to adequately compare before and after photos, they should be taken the same distance from the camera and under the same lighting. As an example, a liposuction after photo taken further away from the camera than the before photo cannot be compared, since the photo taken with the subject further away from the camera will be smaller even without liposuction.
Tip Two: Research the Testimonials
The testimonials page is also useful in helping you find the best plastic surgeon for your needs. Once you have narrowed down the selection based upon the photo gallery you’ve viewed, a visit to the testimonials page can help you find out what other people have to say about the surgeon. If a patient has enjoyed the results that the surgeon has provided, as well as the overall experience, you will be able to make this determination from reading the information that is posted here on this page. The testimonials page will share with you a great deal of information about the surgeon, including how they were treated by the staff, the cleanliness of the facility, the procedure itself and much more.
Tip Three: Read the Biography
Another important piece of information found on the plastic surgeon’s website is the biography. The biography page gives you in-depth information about the plastic surgeon, including where he went to school, his specializations (if there are any,) his years’ of experience and other vital information, such as where the surgeon is certified from. You want to find a plastic surgeon who holds board certification from the American Board of Plastic Surgery, the only major specialty cosmetic surgery board recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties and is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS).
Tip Four: Use Google for Research
Once you have reviewed all of the information above and narrowed down your selection, it is now time to put Google to work. Type the name of the surgeon into the search engine, along with the city and state that the surgeon is practicing in. You will be able to find even more information on that surgeon when this is done. You can find patient reviews, comments, and a number of other important details.
This information will make it far simpler to choose the best board certified plastic surgeon for you.
For more information, links to more than 30 different sites, details of surgeries and hundreds before and after photos visit www.ahnezami.com.
To schedule your complimentary consultation call us at (904) 399 5061 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Get a Flat Tummy with Abdominoplasty by Jacksonville Cosmetic Surgery Center
Life can be tough on tummies. From pregnancy and childbirth through to weight loss and gain, it’s all too easy to sport a saggy, flabby and heavy tummy that turns bikini season into ‘oh no, not again!’ season. Feel confident in your body again with abdominoplasty/tummy tuck.
What is abdominoplasty?
Abdominoplasty, which is also referred to as a tummy tuck, is a procedure where excess fat and loose/saggy skin is removed. This procedure usually focuses on the entire abdomen, starting at the upper abdomen and moving down to the pubic area. Above the belly button, the skin is usually lifted up to the lower ribs. This helps tighten the muscles and skin.
During abdominoplasty, the belly button is also re-shaped and any weak or separated abdominal wall muscles are tightened.
Who is abdominoplasty suitable for?
The best way to figure out if a tummy tuck is suitable for you is to speak to a board certified plastic surgeon. Dr. Nezami is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon with 35 years of experience in private practice of cosmetic and plastic surgery and will happily sit down with prospective patients to discuss their needs and talk about the procedure in more detail.
However, as a general rule, a tummy tuck is suitable for anyone with excess fat around the abdomen, with sagging, hanging skin and weakened or separated tummy muscles.
What’s the difference between a tummy tuck and liposuction?
It’s quite common for Dr. Nezami and the Jacksonville Cosmetic Surgery Center to see patients who are consulting for liposuction, when in fact they’re actually more suited to abdominoplasty and vice versa.
While a tummy tuck is suitable for individuals with sagging or drooping skin over the abdomen, liposuction is the procedure of choice for those with localized excess fat over the abdomen. Liposuction candidates usually have good skin elasticity and have no excess skin. They are unable to get rid of their localized excess weight with diet and exercise.
During liposuction, a narrow tube is inserted through a tiny incision in order to suck up excess fat. Liposuction works because it breaks up the fat cells before sucking them up and out of the body.
Compared to abdominoplasty, the recovery period for liposuction is just two to three days and scarring is minimal.
For those who have excess fat on the tummy but only limited amounts of loose skin, the procedure of choice is a mini tummy tuck where only a small amount of skin is removed.
How long does it take to recover from abdominoplasty?
On average, the recovery period for abdominoplasty is around two to three weeks.
Will I scar?
Yes. However, the scar for abdominoplasty is located just above the pubic area from hipbone to hipbone and is very easy to disguise under a bathing suit.
Based on the past 31 years experience in Jacksonville, our analysis of what the patients need to know during their first visit with their cosmetic surgeon is summarized in this blog. In our future blogs we will walk you through important things that should be covered in your pre-operative visit, surgery and follow-ups for each cosmetic procedure.
Patients that do their homework before coming to a cosmetic surgeon’s office usually benefit the most from their consultation with their cosmetic surgeon. They already know the relevant questions to ask, in addition to the questions typical to their own particular case.
When you walk into a plastic surgeon’s office, you will be ask to complete a patient information form and tell about your health and past medical and surgical history and your current medications. However, there are little nuances that can tell you something about the type of practice. The setting of the office is relevant; you can assess if you feel more of an atmosphere of a business office or a private plastic surgery practice. How you are first greeted and invited to the examining room will be an indication of the quality of the staff and the type of service that you can expect after your surgery.
Remember the purpose of your first visit is not only to learn about your procedure of interest and whether or not you are the right candidate for the procedure. Also at this time you will be able to assess your plastic surgeon to see if you feel comfortable with him or her. Thus you must meet the doctor and speak at length with him and not the patient coordinator. Remember cosmetic surgery is an elective surgery; you should be absolutely comfortable with the selection of your plastic surgeon. The surgeon should first ask you about your area of concern and the improvement that you are seeking, then a complete and detailed examination must be done to assess your area of concern. The surgeon then should explain the procedure that is best suited for you to obtain the best possible and most natural result. The surgeon should explain to you the procedure, possible complication and expected result and not only what you like to hear, in order to close the sale. He should show you some before and after photo. The photos are very important to assess the quality of his work. It is helpful to know the number of complications if any the surgeon has had in the past, and to know how much experience the surgeon has had with your procedure of interest.
Your first consultation is your only opportunity to assess your surgeon. You will have a good feeling if your doctor is taking enough time to answer all of your questions. Is he explaining all the pros and cons of the surgery, does he appear to you as a meticulous and detail oriented surgeon? Are you rushed through your consultation? Remember there are no questions that you should feel intimidated to ask. Cosmetic surgery is an elective surgery and you are entitled to know everything that you feel you need in order to make your decision.
The next step is the charge of your surgery. All the charges should be clearly explained and given to you in a written form. It is best not to have any surprises at the time of surgery or afterward.
Cosmetic surgery is not only a surgical technique; it is an art, a very precise art. Every detail is very important and should not be rushed. It is also a surgery and should be done the safest possible way in an accredited facility that has easy access to a major hospital.
Surgery is an irreversible procedure and the attempt to correct it is costly. It is in your best interest to take your time and find the right plastic surgeon with years of practice and experience.
It is wise to select a plastic surgeon that is board certified by American Board of Plastic Surgery and not a cosmetic surgeon who may be board certified in different specialty. There are other type of physicians that practice as “cosmetic surgeon” and even advertise as “board certified”, but they are certified for different specialty such as family practice, dermatology, dentistry and oral surgery and not plastic surgery
An article written by Jamie Lober, photography by Mario Peralta in the January/February 2011 issue of Jacksonville Luxury Livingmagazine.
Dr. A.H. Nezami of Jacksonville Cosmetic Surgery Center is catching the eyes of women nationwide through his stellar website filled with natural looking results.
After being schooled at the Paris School of Medicine, Nezami came to the United States to complete his residency under the two founders of plastic surgery in Jacksonville, Drs. Morgan and Kaye. Morgan was so impressed with Nezami’s work that he asked him to join his practice. And when Kaye retired, he trusted all of his patients to Nezami. “He thought this was a good opportunity, and when we fell in love with Jacksonville, we decided to stay here and practice here permanently,” said Homa Nezami, the doctor’s wife and office manager.
Now in practice for 30 years as one of the most respected plastic surgeons, Nezami always saw the day coming that he would enhance breasts, bodies, faces and skin. Since he was young, he enjoyed building things and doing delicate work with his hands. When asked how his practice is set apart from the rest, the answer was quite simple. “It is just me [the physician] that makes us stand out,” said Nezami. He is in the office almost every day and takes credit for all of the results. Though he said there are little tricks to the trade, he chose not to reveal them and explained that you have to have an eye for it. “You cannot teach plastic surgery to somebody overnight,” he said.
The best possible results are achieved by this talented doctor tailoring the procedure to the patient in the safest way possible — and being connected to the hospital adds an additional sense of safety and security for patients. The idea is not just for the patient to select the procedure, but also for the plastic surgeon to select the patient. Patients are not always suitable for the procedure and may have the wrong expectations. “We make sure the patient really needs and wants it, that it is the proper procedure, and then we get the result they want,” said Nezami.
Nezami prides himself on taking care of the patient from beginning to end. He does not use patient coordinators or physician assistants. “I think patients come to see me because of the result they saw I obtained, not because of my physician assistant or nurse,” said Nezami. Though he describes his staff as well-trained and able to handle a lot, Nezami rarely even leaves sutures to his nurse. “Patients want me to do it; otherwise, they would have gone to somebody else,” he said.
Patients are empowered with knowledge — they first come to the doctor for a consultation, which can take up to an hour, to talk about what they want to have done. Dr. Nezami then examines the area and explains what their options are for improvement. He shares pictures of patients before and after their procedures, and uses drawings to explain how the procedure is done. For example, for a prospective patient seeking breast enlargement, they would see the implants, be made aware of possible complications, and understand when they can expect to look good and be ready to go back to work. A second appointment is scheduled before surgery to see if the patient is prepared, needs any additional tests and to get remaining questions answered. “I want them to know how to take care of themselves before, during and after surgery and what to expect so they come in relaxed and know everything that is going to happen.”
The journey to self-improvement is embarked upon in an extremely comforting environment. “Our staff are caring, understanding and treat all patients as if they are family,” said Nezami. Nobody feels rushed, and when patients fill out comment cards to thank Nezami for taking care of them, they often mention his considerate staff as well.
Often patients have been bothered by a physical defect for a long time, then breathe a sigh of relief after seeing the improvement surgery brings. Nezami does not discriminate but especially likes when he feels the patient already looks good and is just improving upon that. “Anyone who wants to look better and has realistic expectations should come in,” said Nezami.
More often than not, Nezami’s results surpass the patient’s expectations, likely due to his personal care and attention to detail. He has been witness to many transformations as a result of his magical hands and powerful tools. “After a face-lift, patients’ attitudes change — they dress nicer, take care of their hair and face, and almost look like a different person because they see that improvement,” said Nezami. Every body part is enhanced with customized special care. “For breast augmentation, we see patients that come in with their shoulders down looking like they want to hide their small breasts, but once we have done surgery, they walk proud.”
The best plastic surgery is the kind that is unrecognizable, according to Nezami. “You want people to tell the patient that they look good, younger, more proportionate and refreshed,” he said. It comes down to knowing where to pull and how much, what the limits are, where to put the incisions and what to do underneath the skin so the face looks more natural — or how to select the proper size and shape of the breast implant so it goes with the patient’s body.
Nezami’s confidence is booming as he shares that he has never had complications, which usually go along with the territory. “They say if you do enough surgeries, you get complications, but I do not think that is true for me,” he said.
The best part of his job is he can make it seem that he has never had to work a day in his life. “I think my job is not really a job, it is a pleasure,” said the doctor. His results keep him going strong in what he calls an art in human dimensions. He loves that the patients are happy. “They do not have a disease or anything they have to take care of, they are just trying to improve.” In comparing himself to other doctors, Nezami likes his place. “When I have excellent results and happy patients, that makes me happy too.”
Patients look and feel better, have improved self-esteem, and are happier overall because of his expertise and compassion. Nezami is unique in the sense that he follows up with patients, which he said is unusual for a plastic surgeon. Patients who have breast enlargement are checked annually for problems or anything that can be detected early. Often, happy patients will come back for additional procedures or refer their friends. “A good percentage of the people of Jacksonville are in my population already,” said Nezami.
Aside from getting a consultation to learn more, Nezami recommends sun protection. “The sun does a lot of damage to skin, so you should put on sunblock half an hour before you go outside and not just wear a shield on your face.” If you have been contemplating a procedure and are looking for the right person to turn to, look no further than Dr. A.H. Nezami.
Written by A.H. Nezami, MD of Jacksonville Cosmetic Surgery Center for our patient in Jacksonville, Jacksonville Beaches and Ponte Vedra.
Dr. A.H. Nezami is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon with 29 years of experience in private practice of plastic and cosmetic surgery in Jacksonville, in addition to his extensive training in general surgery and plastic surgery. He believes a well-informed patient and experienced plastic surgeon are prerequisite for successful outcomes of cosmetic surgery and a very happy patient.
It is common for patients from Jacksonville, Ponte Vedra to come to see us on consultation for liposuction, when in fact the Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty) is the procedure they need, because they have excess skin and fat, poor skin elasticity and weakened abdominal wall muscles. Sometimes the reverse happens, we see patients for a tummy tuck, when they just need liposuction to remove the excess localized abdominal fat. This brought us to write “Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty) and Liposuction Differences. Jacksonville Cosmetic Surgery Blog” for our patient fromJacksonville, Jacksonville Beaches, Ponte Vedra and from around the world.
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