Author: Samir S. Rao, MD

Is it Time to Get Rid of Your Cankles?

February 17, 2015 by Samir S. Rao, MD

We’ve all heard of them: the dreaded cankles. A condition marked by a lack of definition between the calf and ankle, cankles are often caused by swelling in your natural underlying muscle anatomy, or excess fat in the lower leg. The result is an unflattering lack of contour between the legs and feet. Cankles are… Read more »

What Makes a Mommy Makeover?

April 3, 2014 by Samir S. Rao, MD

If you’re a mom, chances are your body looks somewhat different after having children. Earlier generations may have called stretch marks, loose abdominal muscles, and sagging breasts “badges of motherhood,” but today more women are choosing to combat these changes and restore their bodies more closely to what they looked like before having children. A… Read more »

What is a Brazilian Butt Lift, Anyway?

July 26, 2013 by Samir S. Rao, MD

Summer is here, and that means beaches and pools are packed with people looking to beat the heat. At the Center for Plastic Surgery, we are proud to announce a brand new procedure that can help you get a firm, full backside that you can be confident to show off in a swimsuit. The Brazilian… Read more »

What is the Recovery After a Brazilian Butt Lift?

September 17, 2013 by Samir S. Rao, MD

The Brazilian Butt Lift can be a powerful procedure to improve the contour, projection, and overall shape of the buttock region.  The length of the surgery depends upon the amount of liposuction being done, but in many cases would probably be in the 4-hour range.  While your surgeon will do everything possible in the operating… Read more »

Is CoolSculpting Too Good to Be True?

October 29, 2013 by Samir S. Rao, MD

Given all the modern day luxuries that have resulted from technological advancements, it was only a matter of time before a non-surgical fat reduction device was developed. Well, that time has come. Born from the observations that kids who ate a lot of popsicles had less fat in their cheeks and that people exposed to… Read more »

Having Trouble Talking About Feminine Rejuvenation? We Understand.

January 28, 2014 by Samir S. Rao, MD

Feminine aesthetics is an intimate topic, and we know that it can be a delicate subject to discuss with a stranger. But this rapidly growing area of women’s health has changed so many lives for the better that we encourage you to share your concerns with us. We can offer help! During a consultation, we… Read more »