Cypress Office
Basu Aesthetics + Plastic Surgery: C. Bob Basu, MD
9899 Towne Lake Parkway, Suite 100
Cypress, Texas 77433
Phone: (713) 799-2278

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Basu Aesthetics + Plastic Surgery: C. Bob Basu, MD
1200 Binz Street, Suite 950
Houston, Texas 77004
Phone: (713) 799-2278

Author Archives: Bob Basu

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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3 Breast Implant Profiles & How to Pick the Right One

When planning a breast augmentation, there’s more to consider than simply the size. Did you know there are three different breast implant profiles? The profile you choose will affect how large the implant appears to be – the same volume implant can look very different in each of the profiles, meaning it is important to …

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3 Tips for Body Contouring after Weight Loss

More people are having weight loss surgery than ever. Subsequently, post weight-loss body contouring procedures have become increasingly popular. Here are a few tips for people considering body contouring after weight loss. 1. Maintain a Stable Weight Fluctuations in weight can drastically affect the results of body contouring after weight loss. Because of this, plastic …

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In the Battle of the Bra Bulge, Can CoolSculpting® Help?

Many women suffer from the dreaded bra bulge: those unsightly lumps and bulges that just won’t seem to go away no matter how many quinoa salads you eat or early morning Pilates classes you attend. Now, a revolutionary new procedure can actually rid you of bra bulge once and for all—and it’s completely non-invasive. A …

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How Body Contouring Can Complement Your Weight Loss Results

Significant weight loss should definitely be a celebratory event. Yet, many people find that loose or excess skin post-weight loss keeps them from fully enjoying the results that they’ve worked so hard to achieve. If this is the case for you, you may want to consider these three body contouring procedures to complement your weight …

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How an Internal Bra Can Boost Your Breast Lift Results

If you’re one of the countless women who has sagging breasts, blame it on gravity. This natural phenomenon is the ultimate scapegoat for drooping breasts that have lost their perkiness and youthful bounce. Of course, pregnancy, breastfeeding and the aging process all play a role in breasts appearing deflated or sitting lower on the chest. …

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3 Trends in Breast Enhancement Procedures

Breast augmentation is a fluid art, and preferences and techniques are continuously shifting. As styles change and innovations in medical technology open more doors, we see new trends emerging in the world of breast enhancement. Let’s take a look at three current breast enhancement procedures that are popular right now. 1. Smaller-Sized Breast Implants Growing …

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Now offering HA5 Rejuvenating Hydrator

We are excited to offer the highly-requested HA5 Rejuvenating Hydrator to our SkinMedica line.  This product is a must-have for any beauty connoisseur to add to their skin care routine. As a skin care addict myself, I can honestly say I haven’t seen anything like HA5 Rejuvenating Hydrator on the market. This product offers instant smoothing results to the appearance …

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Dr. C. Bob Basu Wins RealSelf 100 Award

  HOUSTON, TX – FEBRUARY 19, 2016 – Local physician Dr. C. Bob Basu is one of 100 doctors in the nation to receive the prestigious RealSelf 100 Award, out of nearly 13,000 board certified specialists with a presence on RealSelf—the leading online community helping people make confident choices in elective cosmetic procedures. In a time …

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Micro-needling for Stretch Marks

Stretch marks can affect many different body types, due to pregnancy, weight gain, or simply through puberty when the skin is unable to keep up with the rate of growth. Anyone who has to deal with these pesky marks have most likely tried every at-home remedy to get rid of them to no avail. Even …

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Kybella & Cool Mini: New Non-Surgical Fat Reduction Treatments for Neck/Chin

The hottest new non-surgical treatments for attacking that pesky double chin are now available at Basu Aesthetics + Plastic Surgery. CoolMini CoolMini is a new CoolSculpting non-surgical fat reduction treatment specifically for the neck and chin area. The CoolSculpting technology works by freezing the fat cells, and the CoolMini was designed to treat smaller pockets of …

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Five Lifestyle Changes to Make Before Plastic Surgery

Taking steps to improve your health and preparing your body (and mind) for plastic surgery can help ensure beautiful, successful results. In this blog post, Houston plastic surgeon Dr. Bob Basu shares his recommendations on lifestyle changes to make prior to your procedure. 1.   Quit Smoking Not only is smoking terrible for your overall health, …

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Natural Ways to Perk Your Breasts

All women experience some degree of breast sag over time. Pregnancy and breastfeeding cause changes in the size and shape of a woman’s breasts, while weight fluctuations and just the simple passing of time can loosen the breast skin, leading to breast sag. While these factors are inevitable, there are a few everyday habits that …

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Why More People Are Adding Fat Instead of Removing It

When most people think of plastic surgery, they tend to think about procedures that remove fat instead of adding it to the body. However, more and more people are doing just that. Fat grafting, also known as fat transfer, has become an increasingly popular plastic surgery procedure to enhance a patient’s figure by removing fat …

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Lifts and Tucks Follow Increase in Weight Loss Surgery

It may sound surprising, but many people who lose a massive amount of weight are still unhappy with their bodies. This is because in many cases weight loss surgery patients are left with loose, excess skin that looks unappealing and feels unpleasant. Surgeons believe this is why more and more weight loss surgery patients are …

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Bra Shopping Tips after Breast Augmentation

Are you excited about having fuller breasts, but not sure what to expect from bra shopping with your new curves? The pros? Passing up all of those padded bras that you used to need to give you that va-va-voom factor. Cons? Not having a frame of reference on what size to shop for and what …

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Can BOTOX Help with Depression?

It’s long been known that BOTOX gives you a younger appearance by smoothing the fine lines and deeper wrinkles on your face. But some studies suggest that getting BOTOX may also relieve the melancholy that is a telltale sign of depression. Read on to learn more. How May BOTOX Help Relieve Depression? Try this exercise: …

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What Not to Do Before Plastic Surgery

If you are preparing for your plastic surgery procedure, you have probably read and heard many accounts of what to do before surgery. For example, it is strongly recommended that you eat well-balanced meals and get plenty of sleep in the weeks leading up to your procedure. You should also prepare for your recovery by …

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The Top Plastic Surgery Stories of the Year

2014 is coming to a close — and oh, what a year it has been! The plastic surgery industry earned a lot of attention this year, most of it being positive, with the exception of some sad stories. As we reflect on the developments over the past year, Dr. Bob Basu recaps some of the …

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How to Fit Plastic Surgery into Your Busy Lifestyle

Houston plastic surgeon Bob Basu is pleased to work with a diverse clientele of all lifestyles — many of whom have packed schedules with personal and professional commitments. These busy individuals are susceptible to the effects of aging, stress, pregnancy and other elements, and many of them desire cosmetic enhancement for a more attractive appearance. …

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