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What Should I Really Expect? Recovering from Tummy Tuck Surgery

Posted January 31, 2023 in Board Certification, From the Desk of Dr. Stoeckel, Plastic Surgery Advice, Surgical Procedures, Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty)

Curious about Tummy Tuck Recovery? The following are common questions asked by patients, written and answered by our board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Stoeckel. So, you have decided to move forward with abdominoplasty surgery. And now you are starting to get nervous about what to expect after the surgery. There are so many blog sites and […]

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Patient Interview: Submental Liposuction Experience

Posted January 30, 2023 in Board Certification, Plastic Surgery Advice, Surgical Procedures, Uncategorized

Have you ever wanted to do something about that stubborn pocket of fat beneath your chin, but find losing weight hasn’t gotten you the desired effect? The submental area (under the chin) is nearly impossible to target with diet and exercise alone. Below is an interview with one of our patients who received liposuction to […]

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7 Ways to Prep For HALO!

Posted October 19, 2022 in MedSpa Treatments, Skincare Products, Uncategorized

What is Halo? HALO is a hybrid fractional laser, which uses both ablative and non-ablative wavelengths to target the top-most layer of your skin as well as the deeper tissue underneath the surface. The laser provides a powerful, rejuvenating treatment for patients of all skin tones, and can be used on the face, neck, chest […]

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What Are PRF Injectables?

Posted October 03, 2022 in Filler, Injectables, MedSpa Treatments, Skincare Products

What are PRF Injectables? Platelet Rich Fibrin – also known as “liquid gold” – is a serum created from a sample of a patients’ own blood. This PRF serum is used the same way we use regular filler injections, to increase volume and decrease the appearance of fine lines. To create PRF, the blood sample […]

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miraDry – Is It Right For You?

Posted July 20, 2022 in MedSpa Treatments

What Is miraDry? miraDry is a non-invasive procedure that targets the sweat glands under your arms, with a goal of reducing both sweat production and odor. miraDry is the first and only FDA approved procedure to permanently reduce excessive sweating under the arms. The miraDry System uses thermal energy to target and eliminate the sweat […]

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Laser Hair Reduction – Not Removal!

Posted June 21, 2022 in MedSpa Treatments

What Is Laser Hair Reduction? Laser Hair Reduction – often referred to as Laser Hair Removal, or LHR, is a cosmetic treatment which aims to reduce the growth of hair in a specified area. Laser Hair Reduction uses a process called selective photothermolysis to target and damage the hair follicle. Heat from a laser will […]

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Botox Busters

Posted March 28, 2022 in BOTOX® Cosmetic, Injectables

Did you know that in the 1960’s, Botox was originally used to treat patients’ suffering from “Strabismus”, a condition when the eyes are not aligned properly. Botox was then used in small doses to treat muscle spasms in different areas of the body with success. Years later, it was realized that Botox had an unintended […]

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