Thinking About Liposuction? Part II

News ArticlesBy Gilly S. Munavalli, MD, MHS Charlotte HEALTH&FITNESS magazine, May 2006 According to the American Society of Plastic Surgery, Surgical cosmetic procedures increased 4 percent, with more than 1.8 million procedures performed in 2005. The top five surgical procedures were liposuction (324,000), nose reshaping (298,000); breast augmentation (291,000), eyelid surgery (231,000), and tummy tuck…

Thinking About Liposuction? Part I

News ArticlesBy Gilly S. Munavalli, MD, MHS Charlotte HEALTH&FITNESS magazine, May 2006 What can you do about those stubborn love handles, the “turkey gobbler” under the neck, or that little bit of “junk in the trunk”? There’s plenty you can do about it. Liposuction is an incredibly safe, in-office procedure that can jump start a…

The Latest Varicose Vein Treatments

News ArticlesBy Dr. Girish S. Munavalli, MHS Charlotte HEALTH&FITNESS magazine, January, 2006 More than half of the adult population ultimately develops a weakness in the circulatory system, which leads to varicose and spider veins. So… next question – what to do about it? No one knows the exact reason why the valves that push the…

The Power of 3

News ArticlesBy Linda W. Lewis MedEsthetics, APRIL 2014 Physicians compare the merits of Botox Cosmetic, Dysport and Xeomin, as a new wave of toxins vies for approval. IS THREE THE MAGIC NUMBERwhen it comes to neurotoxins? It has been three years since the FDA approved Xeomin (Merz Aesthetics, xeomin.com), the third injectable neurotoxin to enter…