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Fat Transfer

Fat transfer with no downtime

Marty had the hip of an 80-year-old—until a pain-free fat transfer procedure from Dr. Paul Vanek got him up and running again. Here is his remarkable story. by Patricia Nugent, Mimi Vanderhaven magazine The last thing an avid runner expects to hear from his doctor is, “You have the hip of an 80-year-old.” So when 38-year-old Marty…


Is all liposuction the same?

How liposuction has evolved Liposuction was introduced to patients in the 1970’s, but started becoming popular in the late 1990s, when ultrasound was introduced to facilitate fat removal by first liquefying fat using ultrasonic energy. Since then, liposuction has progressed to lower the energy and make the wavelength even more specific to the fat cells. This third-generation…

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Cleveland Breast Asymmetry

Did you know that research at the University of Texas noted that 88% of women studied had breast asymmetry? Breast surgeons recently polled at the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) convention in Denver agreed that the results underestimated asymmetry of the breast by about 12%. Astoundingly, women do not appreciate how frequently their breasts…