When’s The Best Time To Get A Mommy Makeover?

Posted by Dr. Patrick Proffer on August 8, 2017

Having kids is one of the greatest joys in life. Every milestone, every birthday, marks another joy in their growth. But, having kids will leave its mark on your body.

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Topics: Breast Augmentation, Body Contouring, Liposuction

Take Your Body Back With A Mommy Makeover

Posted by Dr. Patrick Proffer on July 25, 2017

The birth of a child is a joyful time in any mother’s life – an experience like no other. But pregnancy and nursing take a toll on your body. Most women aren’t able to bounce back from childbirth right away, and some may never truly bounce back at all.

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Topics: Breast Augmentation, Body Contouring

Why Should You Use Compression Garments After Surgery?

Posted by Dr. Patrick Proffer on April 25, 2017

Compression garments aid in a smooth recovery process after surgical procedures. Made of elastic material and cloth to facilitate a tight (but not constrictive) fit, compression garments ensure that specific body areas receive constant, uniform pressure. These garments are sized to fit the contours of your body and for the type of surgery that you underwent.

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Topics: Plastic Surgery, Body Contouring, Breast reduction, Breast Reconstruction, Liposuction

Butt Augmentations? Try Fat Transfer Instead

Posted by Dr. Patrick Proffer on September 14, 2016

Have you ever considered having a butt augmentation performed? Maybe you feel your backside could use a little more plumpness. Many women desire a round, voluptuous bottom — it’s nothing to be ashamed of. But instead of undergoing an augmentation procedure that requires an implant, it may be worth your while to consider fat transfer.  

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Topics: Body Contouring

How Long Does It Take To Recover From A Tummy Tuck?

Posted by Dr. Patrick Proffer on September 5, 2017

Tummy tucks are a great option for anyone who struggles with excess fat and sagging skin around the abdomen. Though no one really wants to have surgery, when exercise and diet simply aren’t enough, having a tummy tuck can give you the firm, slim look you’ve always wanted.

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Topics: Body Contouring

3 Surgical Options To Reduce Loose Skin

Posted by Dr. Patrick Proffer on May 16, 2016

Excess skin after weight loss is a common issue. You have worked for hard to lose the weight, but loose skin can make you feel self-conscious and still limit your day to day activities.There are surgical options for addressing areas sagging skin. Here are three options.

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Topics: Body Contouring

Types Of Tummy Tucks Available In Amarillo

Posted by Dr. Patrick Proffer on August 4, 2017

While many people are familiar with the term "tummy tuck," not everyone knows that there are multiple types of tummy tucks.

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Topics: Body Contouring

This Lipo, That Lipo – Which Is Best?

Posted by Dr. Patrick Proffer on September 26, 2017

Liposuction has been around for decades. Many patients have the procedure done to remove excess fat in the tummy, thighs, and other areas of the body. The problem is, patients get overwhelmed trying to sort out which procedure is best for them. Medical innovation has created new options for patients to consider.

Here are three of the more common liposuction procedures to consider.

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Topics: Body Contouring

What Is Liposculpture?

Posted by Dr. Patrick Proffer on September 26, 2017

Liposculpture, in a broad sense, is a procedure to alter the distribution of subcutaneous fat in the body.

This may involve removal via liposuction to reduce volume and improve contour, or redistribution of fat using fat grafting to add volume to a deficient area. There is a wide variety of liposuction and fat grafting techniques available.

Choosing the most effective, predictable technique can be challenging in today’s market-driven world. Proffer Surgical Associates in Amarillo prefer using the SAFElipo technique.

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Topics: Body Contouring