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

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ThermiVa for Moms

It is well known that childbirth can take a toll on a mother’s body. Not only are the breast and tummy affected, but a vaginal birth can create a range of concerns that were not present before. Vaginal rejuvenation used to only be available through invasive surgery, but with the advancements in technology, women are …

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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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Short Cuts Are Not The Answer

It is critical to Do Your Homework before opting for cosmetic surgery. Not only is it important to research your procedures/surgeries, it is even more important to research your surgeon, before even thinking about booking a consultation. The necessity of finding a surgeon who is properly board-certified in Plastic surgery cannot be stressed enough to …

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Are Women with Breast Implants Happier?

Women with breast implants are happier and have more sexual satisfaction, according to a recent study. The study, published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), also found that older women may be less satisfied with their breast augmentation results. This data was pulled from …

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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 Does It Mean to be a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon?

When pursuing plastic surgery, you want to trust that you are in the best and safest hands possible. The plastic surgeon you select should not only be educated, he should also be licensed to practice medicine in your state and certified by the appropriate medical board. Dr. Bob Basu, a plastic surgeon in Houston, recommends …

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The Growth of Male Plastic Surgery

Earlier this year, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) released some surprising data. More than 10 million cosmetic surgical and nonsurgical procedures were performed in 2012, and almost 1 million of those procedures were performed on men. The ASAPS data also showed a 106 percent increase in cosmetic procedures for men between 1997 …

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