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

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

Category Archives: Body Contouring

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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Popularity of the Brazilian Butt Lift

Beautiful breasts and toned tummies are just as attractive as ever; however, a new area of the body is quickly gaining more attention, thanks in part to celebrities like Kim Kardashian, Beyoncé and Jennifer Lopez: the buttocks! Women (and men) who admire a curvaceous, round buttocks can opt for a plastic surgery procedure with Houston …

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What is the recovery for a Mommy Makeover?

It is very common for mommy makeovers to include both breast and tummy procedures. After surgery, your pain should be well managed with 1-2 oral pain pills every 4-6 hours if needed. All my mommy makeover patients are ambulating a few hours after surgery (of course walking flexed at their waist given the tummy tuck).  …

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