The body essentially stores fat in two compartments: deep and superficial. Superficial fat lies in the space between the skin and muscle layers and is commonly targeted with liposuction. Deep fat, otherwise known as visceral fat, surrounds the abdominal organs. It cannot be targeted with liposuction and is generally thought to be unhealthier than the fat that lies just below the skin. Deep fat is closely correlated with Diabetes and heart disease, unlike superficial fat.
A new study out of Brazil looked at 36 women who underwent abdominal liposuction, all of whom had been sedentary prior to the procedure. Half of the women started an aerobic exercise regimen after surgery, whereas the other half maintained their sedentary lifestyle. Four months after surgery, all of the women had flatter tummies, but those who remained sedentary experienced on average a 10% increase in deep fat. Those who began aerobic exercise did not experience an increase in visceral fat.
In the U.S., about 204,700 people underwent liposuction in 2011, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Based on this study, and clinical experience, it’s important to remember that liposuction is not a treatment for obesity. Staying active after surgery is the key to maintaining optimal results.
To learn more about liposuction, or to schedule a consultation, contact Dr. Jejurikar’s office at 214-827-2814.
A woman faked having breast cancer so she could have her breasts augmented, according to police In Mesa, Arizona. Last year, the woman, 27-year-old Jami Toler, told her co-workers that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer. She allegedly claimed she would need a double mastectomy and immediate reconstruction with breast implants. Toler said the surgeries were going to cost nearly $8,000 and asked her friends and family to help raise the funds. According to police, her friends and family held fundraisers to raise the money, which was then deposited into her account.
It was only when Toler returned to work and couldn’t provide a doctor’s note for her medical leave that the staff became suspicious. Police examined her medical records which that did not indicate any form of cancer, but confirmed her breast augmentation. This week, police arrested Toler at her new job at a car dealership.
The things people will do for breast implants! Rather than lie about a terminal illness, take advantage of Dr. Jejurikar’s spring and summer special on breast implants (10% off surgeon’s fee). If money is tight, Dr. Jejurikar is pleased to work with Care Credit and other companies, which offer a range of financing options for breast augmentation and other cosmetic procedures. To learn more, contact his office at 214-827-2814.
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Have you ever thought about having a stronger, more chiseled chin? If so, you are not alone! Recent data released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons revealed that chin implant placement (“chinplant”) is the fastest growing plastic surgery trend in the United States. This rapid increase in chin implant popularity has been seen in men, women, and all age groups. It’s thought that the increased popularity of chin implants is the result of increased usage of video chat technology, an aging baby boomer population and the perception that a weak chin impairs success in the workplace.
Chin augmentation is a relatively straightforward procedure. A small incision is generally made below the chin, allowing for placement of a solid implant. The procedure is usually done with the patient under anesthesia, though it can be done with some mild sedation.
To learn more about chin augmentation or other procedures, contact Dr. Sam Jejurikar of Dallas Plastic Surgery Institute at 214-827-2814.