The Best Liposuction Approach May Be Different for Men and Women
Posted on November 10, 2022 by Dr. Carlos Chacon - Liposuction
Both men and women can struggle with stubborn areas of fat. Liposuction is a surgical technique that can help both sexes to eliminate these fat deposits and achieve their desired look. Dr. Carlos Chacon is a talented cosmetic plastic surgeon in San Diego who tailors...
Liposuction vs. Smartlipo: Which Is Right for You?
Posted on September 27, 2021 by Dr. Carlos Chacon - Liposuction
If flab is standing in the way of you feeling confident and content with your body, you may be considering various body contouring procedures to help get rid of those unwanted pockets of fat. While less-invasive procedures like Smartlipo are gaining in popularity, Dr. Carlos...
Advances in Liposuction
Posted on February 15, 2021 by Dr. Carlos Chacon - Liposuction
Plastic surgeons have been using liposuction to slim and sculpt beautiful bodies since the 1970s. Groundbreaking advances in liposuction technique and technology translate to a faster recovery, less bruising and bleeding and more beautiful results for patients. You can take advantage of the safest and...
Tummy Tuck vs. Liposuction: Key Differences
Posted on May 1, 2020 by Dr. Carlos Chacon - Abdominoplasty, Liposuction, Tummy Tuck
Many people believe that tummy tuck is simply a localized application of liposuction. Quite a few also assume that both procedures can be used as weight management tools or surgical shortcuts to remove many pounds in a single day. The truth is that neither procedure...
Common Liposuction Myths
Posted on February 1, 2020 by Dr. Carlos Chacon - Liposuction
“You can have your cake and eat it too — that’s what liposuction is for!” That whimsical line is greeting-card wisdom at its best — illustrating liposuction’s journey in the popular culture from surgical procedure to sly punchline. Along the way, the truth about liposuction...
What to Expect After Liposuction: Recovery and Results
Posted on September 1, 2019 by Dr. Carlos Chacon - Liposuction
Earlier this year, rapper Cardi B talked openly and honestly about undergoing liposuction. Among her biggest takeaways from getting the procedure done? Results take time. She made a very good point worth talking about. One of the most common misconceptions about liposuction — and plastic...
Popular Cosmetic Procedures Among Millennials
Posted on August 15, 2019 by Dr. Carlos Chacon - Botox, Breast Augmentation, Liposuction
Recent statistics show that more millennials (adults in their 20s and early 30s) are seeking cosmetic enhancement. San Diego plastic surgeon Dr. Carlos Chacon has seen an influx of millennial patients come into his practice to discuss their cosmetic concerns and goals. Here, he reveals...
Can Fat Return after Liposuction?
Posted on June 28, 2018 by Dr. Carlos Chacon - Liposuction
Liposuction continues to be one of most popular plastic surgery procedures today. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), 246,354 liposuction procedures were performed in 2017, a 5 percent increase over the previous year. (more…)
Thinking about Lipo? Facts that Might Surprise You
Posted on August 29, 2017 by Dr. Carlos Chacon - Liposuction
Most plastic surgeons consider liposuction surgery in San Diego to be the gold standard of body fat reduction. The procedure has been used for decades to eliminate stubborn fat and create a more beautiful body contour. Are you thinking about liposuction to treat diet and...
Recovering From Liposuction
Posted on October 3, 2016 by Dr. Carlos Chacon - Liposuction
While liposuction boasts a far shorter recovery time than many other plastic surgeries, it still requires a little post-operation TLC before you can jump back into your normal routine. Liposuction recovery time depends on the site of the procedure and the volume of fat cells...