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Basu Aesthetics + Plastic Surgery: C. Bob Basu, MD Blog

Continuing Education & Advancing Care Scholarship for Adult Learners

Announcing the Basu Plastic Surgery Advancing Care Scholarship for Adult Learners

We are excited to announce the first annual Basu Plastic Surgery Advancing Care Scholarship for Adult Learners! The scholarship was created by Dr. Bob Basu to support, empower, and encourage Texans over the age of 40 who are pursuing a graduate degree as a licensed medical practitioner, physician, or nurse. Who can apply? Adult students …

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Woman Enjoys Results from CoolSculpting at Basu Plastic Surgery

Is Massage Really Necessary After CoolSculpting?

Have you heard about people getting a massage after their CoolSculpting treatment and wondered why? Spoiler: post-CoolSculpting massage isn’t simply a “spa add-on”; it’s actually performed for a very specific reason, and in this post, we’ll explore why massage after CoolSculpting is becoming increasingly popular—and whether or not it can help optimize your results. What …

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Dr. Basu Explains What to Expect if you get your implants removed

No longer in love with your augmentation? What to expect if you get your breast implants removed

Breast augmentation surgery has helped millions of women feel more confident. However, every year, a number of women choose to have their breast implants removed in a procedure called breast implant removal, or explantation. Chrissy Teigen was a high-profile example earlier this year, removing her implants for a very common reason: she simply no longer …

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Dr Basu Updates Houston patients on the safety of Brazilian Butt Lift BBL surgeries

Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL) Safety Update: Report on the Latest Task Force Findings

If you’ve ever considered enhancing your buttocks, you may have heard warnings about the safety of the Brazilian butt lift (BBL), a surgical operation that can add natural-looking shape to the buttocks via a fat transfer procedure. While qualified plastic surgeons have been safely performing butt lifts for a number of years, unscrupulous doctors were …

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These Celebs Are Open & Proud About Their Liposuction Surgery

It’s 2020, and lip filler and Botox are in no way hush-hush procedures. But even though many celebrities now freely divulge these non-surgical touch-ups, public discussion of cosmetic surgery is still less common. Thankfully, the shyness around discussing aesthetic surgery is finally dissolving. This article published in RealSelf discusses 11 celebrities who have publicly shared …

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How Many CoolSculpting® Treatments Do I Need?

Houston Plastic Surgeon Dr. Basu Answers Your Questions About Non-Surgical Fat Reduction Here at Basu Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery, we meet many patients looking to reduce fat in areas of their body. While liposuction has a long track record of success, we are pleased to also offer CoolSculpting, a fat reduction technique that requires no …

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Which Foods are Best for Balancing Your Hormones?

Which foods get the highest grade for keeping your hormones functioning properly? A recent post on MindBodyGreen.com covers just how your diet can impact your hormone health—and we want to share our perspective on the subject with you here. This is not only good information for overall well-being; it’s important knowledge for addressing an endocrine …

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How to Empty Drains After Surgery

Removing fluids from drains post-surgery is a vital step in post-operative care. Drainage tubes consist of silastic tubes that allow fluid to drain from the surgical wound site. The fluids are collected in a closed sterile collection system. Susan, BSN, RN demonstrates all the steps that are needed to properly remove fluids from drains. This …

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COVID-19 Policies for Office Reopening Effective May 1, 2020

COVID-19 Policies for Office Reopening Effective May 1, 2020 The health, safety, and well-being of our patients and staff are our primary concerns as we begin to bring our aesthetics practice back online consistently with Governor Abbott’s recent orders regarding Texas’ response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As always, every effort is being made to ensure …

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Our Response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

3/30/20 update: As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, Basu Aesthetics + Plastic Surgery and Beleza Surgery Center remain in full compliance with Governor Abbott’s recent Executive Order to postpone all elective surgeries and procedures. At this time, the Governor’s Executive Order remains in effect until April 22, 2020. Although we can not provide surgical …

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Can You Get Pregnant After a Tummy Tuck?

A tummy tuck is a surgical procedure that can slim the abdominal area by removing excess skin to give a more tight silhouette. This is a common procedure after extensive weight loss, having children, or for people who feel as though diet and exercise are not toning their midsection the way they would like. Because …

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How Much Fat Can Liposuction Remove?

Liposuction is a very effective procedure that removes stubborn, localized pockets of fat. This procedure is most beneficial for smaller areas of fat that have not responded to diet and exercise changes. One important consideration is that liposuction is not appropriate as a solution for overall weight loss. Liposuction vs Weight Loss When you lose …

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Can my Breasts Get Bigger After a Breast Reduction?

People who are interested in surgically reducing their breast size often ask us “can my breasts get bigger after a breast reduction?” It’s natural to be hesitant about choosing to undergo surgery without knowing if the results will be long-lasting. Let’s look at how a breast reduction works, which will help us address the possibility …

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What is a Plus Size Mommy Makeover?

Pregnancy, childbirth, and breastfeeding can be some of the most amazing and life-changing experiences for women. Along with the incredible strength and pride, you should feel after these milestones, it’s also natural to be disappointed in the physical appearance of your body afterward. Having a child means that you will undergo extensive changes, and commonly …

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Breast Implant Illness

Breast implant illness is not a specific illness, but is a term used to cover a broad range of illnesses and syndromes that were, at one time, believed to be associated with implants. In fact, there is very little evidence that this was factual, and no medical reason has been found to support this claim, …

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Get Ready for Summer with CoolSculpting

CoolSculpting is fast becoming one of the most popular options for non-invasive body contouring for both men and women. Getting your body beach-ready for the upcoming summer is something that we can help you to achieve with a custom CoolSculpting treatment at Basu Plastic Surgery. The CoolSculpting procedure is easy and stress-free with no significant …

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Tips for a smooth Tummy Tuck Recovery, from Houston plastic surgeon Dr. C. Bob Basu.

Tips for a Smooth Tummy Tuck Recovery

Thinking about a tummy tuck but concerned about the recovery process? You're not alone. Many tummy tuck patients at my Houston-area practice worry more about the recovery than the surgery itself. Knowing what to expect can relieve those worries and following our post-op instructions can help ensure the recovery goes as smoothly as possible. In this …

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Guide to recovery after a Tummy Tuck

Preparing for Recovery After a Tummy Tuck

One of the unfortunate realities for many women who have children is the physical toll that pregnancy takes on their bodies. Even those women who exercise regularly and make healthy eating choices can't do anything to tighten loose abdominal skin that's been stretched by one or more pregnancies. A tummy tuck (or abdominoplasty) at our …

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Why Tummy Tuck is a great option after pregnancy.

Your Guide to a Post-Pregnancy Tummy Tuck

One of the unfortunate realities for many women who have children is the physical toll that pregnancy takes on their bodies. Even those women who exercise regularly and make healthy eating choices can't do anything to tighten loose abdominal skin that's been stretched by one or more pregnancies. A tummy tuck (or abdominoplasty) at our …

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Best Sleep and Massage Practices After Breast Augmentation

Best Sleep and Massage Practices After Breast Augmentation

After you’ve had breast surgery, you’ll need to take good care of yourself and carefully follow your doctor’s post-op instructions. For example, I counsel women who receive breast augmentation at my Cypress plastic surgery center that sleeping in the right position and properly massaging the breasts helps ensure a smooth recovery and promote the beautiful …

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Ask your plastic surgeon these questions before Tummy Tuck surgery.

4 Questions to Ask Before Tummy Tuck Surgery

Women and men considering tummy tuck surgery at our Houston and Cypress practice often arrive at their consultations armed with plenty of questions about the procedure. That's expected because the decision to get a tummy tuck (also called abdominoplasty) is significant and should be made only after carefully considering your specific situation. Of all the …

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The Unexpected Benefits of Tummy Tuck Surgery

The Unexpected Benefits of Tummy Tuck Surgery

Abdominoplasty surgery -- best known as a tummy tuck -- is a transformative procedure that dramatically changes your appearance by sculpting the abdominal area. But many tummy tuck patients at our Cypress and Houston, TX, offices are surprised to learn of the additional benefits a tummy tuck offers. Tummy tuck surgery removes the stretched, excess abdominal …

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Top 5 Reasons for Surgical Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation remains the most popular plastic surgery procedure in the United States, and women decide to get their breasts done for a variety of different reasons. While each breast augmentation done in Houston is unique, I see many commonalities between them. Let's explore the most common reasons women choose to have this surgery. Asymmetry: Most women …

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Being a Mommy After a Mommy Makeover

Stay-at-home or employed, single or partnered—mothers are some of the busiest people among us. If you’re interested in a mommy makeover here in Houston, TX, you’re probably tempted by the possibility of beautiful results, while also being apprehensive about how much time you’ll need for recuperating at home. I want you to feel prepared for …

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