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Shave your way to brighter, smoother skin

Posted on Friday, July 13th, 2018 in Non-Surgical, Practice News

When it comes to exfoliating your skin, shaving your face probably isn’t top of mind. But as far as beauty trends go, it’s something you may want to consider if you’re looking for brighter, smoother skin. Dermaplaning is a gentle… Read More »

What Is Tummy Tuck Recovery Like?

Posted on Friday, June 16th, 2017 in Procedural Information, Tummy Tuck

Immediately following tummy tuck surgery (medically referred to as abdominoplasty), patients can expect some degree of bruising, swelling, and tenderness to be present both in and around the abdominal region. It is rare for significant pain to occur, but any… Read More »

Abdominoplasty and Pregnancy

Posted on Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 in Procedural Information, Tummy Tuck

Two of the most common questions our plastic surgeons hear from women considering tummy tuck surgery include: “Is it okay to undergo abdominoplasty prior to having children?” and “What are the risks if I do become pregnant after my procedure?”… Read More »

Full Tummy Tuck vs. Mini-Tummy Tuck

Posted on Friday, May 26th, 2017 in Procedural Information, Tummy Tuck

Are you interested in eliminating excess abdominal skin and achieving a tighter, flatter midsection but don’t know whether a full tummy tuck or mini-tummy tuck would be more appropriate for you? The following information is meant to distinguish between these… Read More »

Liposuction for Men

Posted on Monday, May 15th, 2017 in Liposuction

A buildup fat in the abdomen, chest, hips, and various other regions of the body is something many men begin to experience more and more as they age. In spite of consuming a healthy diet and setting aside time to… Read More »

Dr. Valerio Helps Soldier Regain Use of His Wounded Arm

Posted on Friday, May 12th, 2017 in Practice News

Dr. Valerio was recently featured on WNDU-TV in their story on a soldier, Jeffrey Cole, whose arm was severely wounded while on deployment. After several surgeries, doctors prepared to amputate, but fellow soldier Dr. Valerio offered an experimental option: a… Read More »

How Many Areas Can Be Treated at Once with Liposuction?

Posted on Thursday, May 4th, 2017 in Liposuction

People rarely accumulate fat in just one area of the body. In fact, some of the most common regions in which fat tends to build up for both women and men include the abdomen, back, legs, hips, chest, neck, and… Read More »

Are Liposuction Results Permanent?

Posted on Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 in Liposuction

Liposuction is a great option for many individuals seeking to eliminate stubborn pockets of fat that remain resistant to diet and exercise. Depending on one’s unique needs and desires, this popular treatment can be used to contour the abdomen, legs,… Read More »

Cosmetic Injectables: How Long Do Results Last?

Posted on Tuesday, April 11th, 2017 in Non-Surgical

Injectable treatments are one of the most popular methods of treating early signs of facial aging. Neurotoxins and dermal fillers can smooth fine lines, wrinkles, and deep folds while also addressing volume loss. Common cosmetic concerns treated with injectables include… Read More »

What Is the Difference Between BOTOX® Cosmetic and Dysport®?

Posted on Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 in Procedural Information

Both BOTOX® Cosmetic and Dysport® are composed of a form of botulinum toxin that can be used to reverse common signs of facial aging, including fine lines and wrinkles. These neurotoxins are designed to temporarily weaken overactive facial muscles that… Read More »