Entries by Dr. Fleming

10 Red Flags when looking for a Plastic Surgeon.

The decision to have cosmetic or plastic surgery is a big one. Equally as important a decision is deciding WHO will do your surgery. Below are 10 red flags to watch for. Red Flag #1 The doctor you are consulting is not a board certified plastic surgeon. You can verify your doctors credentials at: plasticsurgery.org […]

Eyelift surgery, when you’re tired of your tired eyes.

Are you tired of your tired eyes? You might be a candidate for eyelift surgery, also known as a blepharoplasty. As we age many people develop drooping upper eyelids and puffy bags under their eyes. This can make them look older than they are. It can also make them look tired. Sometimes drooping eyelids can […]

Recovery after Liposuction

Recovery after liposuction varies from patient to patient and varies depending on the area that was treated. However, there are some general guidelines.   Immediately after surgery: After the surgery you will spend some time in a recovery room monitored by nursing staff until  I give the green light to have you released.  After the […]

Tummy Tuck-Are you a good candidate?

Everyone seems to have something they would change about their bodies. It seems like achieving a flatter tummy is high on the list. Despite sticking to a diet plan and exercise routine, sometimes a little extra help is needed. Say hello to the Tummy Tuck.  It is one of the most popular elective surgeries that […]

The Skinny on Liposuction

THE SKINNY ON LIPOSUCTION Liposuction allows the surgeon to reshape areas of the body that have excess fat deposits. The procedure improves the body’s contours. Liposuction is the second most popular cosmetic surgery procedure in the United States. In 2015 over 220,000 liposuction procedures were performed. This is up 5% from 2014. I have performed […]

Undergoing Liposuction

What to expect when undergoing liposuction.  The liposuction procedure will begin with the anesthesiologist administering sedation. A small incision between .5cm-1cm wide will be made. Through the incision a tumescent solution will be injected into the area being treated. This solution contains sterile salt water, anesthetic and epinephrine. The tumescent solution is used to expand […]