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Am I A Candidate For Gynecomastia Surgery? Aug 5th, 2021

Gynecomastia is also referred to as enlarged breast tissue. It is a condition that commonly affects men. While there are many causes for this condition, some of them occur for no documented reasons. To correct enlarged breast tissue problems, a breast surgeon must perform a male breast reduction procedure. IMPACT...

What Is The Brazilian Butt Lift And How Long Does It Last? Aug 5th, 2021

Are you curious about the Brazilian butt lift? If you are, you might be wondering whether the results are permanent. This is one of the fastest-growing cosmetic procedures in the world. Thanks to famous personalities such as Beyonce, Nicki Minaj, and Kim Kardashian, voluptuous backsides are all the rave today....

How Long Does Liposuction Last? Aug 5th, 2021

If you have undergone liposuction, you may wonder whether or not the fat that has been removed will return. Liposuction is certainly permanent, but fat can still return if you do not improve your exercise and eating habits.  Understanding how fat changes and how it is redistributed in your body...

Cosmetic Procedures To Get A Summer Body Aug 5th, 2021

The winter season is a time for staying indoors but come summer, it is time to step out and experience the sunshine. During summer, many social engagements take place, like weddings, pool parties, beach trips, and barbecues. While these social gatherings are often fun, they may cause anxiety if you...

How Long After Pregnancy Should I Wait To Get A Tummy Tuck Aug 5th, 2021

Giving birth is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful things a woman can experience in life. However, it often comes at a price, as having a baby can change many things. Not only will you no longer get to enjoy that much-needed eight hours of sleep or have the pleasure...

Top Things To Know If You’re Getting A Breast Augmentation Aug 5th, 2021

Breast augmentation surgery remains one of the most popular cosmetic surgeries. It is used to enhance the size and shape of the breasts so that patients can enjoy a more voluptuous appearance. When it comes to choosing breast augmentation surgery, there are plenty of different options and a range of...

Are You A Good Candidate For Breast Reduction? Aug 5th, 2021

There are several reasons why someone would decide to undergo breast reduction surgery. While many people think of large breasts as aesthetically pleasing, it has its own disadvantages. Aside from chronic back pain, there is a myriad of activities that you might feel you would be uncomfortable doing because of...

Top Benefits Of A Total Body Lift Aug 5th, 2021

A body lift procedure refers to a procedure used to remove excess skin after significant weight loss. People who lose lots of weight from dieting, exercise, or bariatric surgery may have a challenge shedding off the extra skin. A body lift procedure benefits such people by contouring the skin to...

How To Get The Best Surgical Results With A Facelift Aug 4th, 2021

Nonsurgical facial treatments, also known as aesthetic treatments, may be rapidly increasing in popularity, but conventional facelift surgery remains a very strong contender, particularly amongst people who are looking for a permanent anti-aging solution that delivers exceptional results. Indeed, aesthetic treatments like Botox and dermal fillers only produce temporary and...

Am I A Candidate For Liposuction? Aug 4th, 2021

Fat is an essential component in your body. It protects your vital organs, and it can provide energy when your body needs it. While fat has its benefits, some people consider it a problem. The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery recognizes that various factors influence the accumulation of fat...

Am I A Candidate For A Tummy Tuck? Aug 4th, 2021

If you are unhappy with the appearance of your abdomen and would like to enjoy a flatter, smoother, and more streamlined shape, you may be considering a cosmetic surgery procedure called a tummy tuck. While diet and exercise can help patients to shift some excess fat from their abdomen, it...

What Does A Mommy Makeover Consist Of? Aug 4th, 2021

Becoming a mom changes many things, including your body. While the way you look may not be one of your immediate priorities following the birth of your child, there may be a point later on when you become disheartened by the effects that pregnancy and nursing have had on your...

Face Lift Recovery – Do’s & Don’ts Aug 4th, 2021

As you get older, the skin becomes saggy and wrinkled. A facelift is a cosmetic procedure that reduces the sagging of the skin on cheeks and jawline. The skin and soft tissue on each side of the face are surgically altered to give the face a natural contour. Excess fat...

Am I A Candidate For A Breast Revision? Aug 4th, 2021

You’d like to think that every breast augmentation surgery goes perfectly well and that patients go onto enjoy their new shape without ever experiencing issues with the appearance of their new boobs. Sadly, although fairly uncommon, there are problems that can occur. If they do, you will almost certainly be...

How To Prepare For A Facelift Aug 4th, 2021

If there is one part of our body that most quickly betrays our advancing age it is our face. Regrettably, this is also one area that it is difficult to hide. As we get older, our skin naturally loses some of its firmness and elasticity, due to the decrease in...

How To Prevent Or Minimize Surgery Scars Aug 4th, 2021

A scar is an area of fibrous tissue that replaces normal skin after an injury and are a natural and normal part of the healing process. They can occur even after the smallest injury to the skin, such as burn or cut. Most will fade over time, becoming paler and...

Cosmetic Surgery Trends For 2020 Aug 4th, 2021

The popularity of cosmetic surgery certainly hasn’t waned over the last decade. More than 18 million people had cosmetic surgery in 2018, and although official figures aren't yet available, even more surgeries and procedures are expected to have been performed last year. Cosmetic surgeries can now transform virtually any aspect...

What Are The Long-term Benefits Of Liposuction? Aug 4th, 2021

If you are fairly happy with your overall weight and size but would like to enjoy a greater definition in your shape, you may be frustrated if your body isn’t responding to diet and exercise in the way that you would like. Unfortunately, it seems as though some areas of...

Who Is A Good Candidate For A Brazilian Butt Lift? Aug 4th, 2021

Desirable female forms have changed a great deal over the decades. In the 60s, androgynous shapes and features were coveted, whereas in the 80s a sportier physique was considered more favorable. Today, the female figure is all about the curves with a tiny waist and a big, round and pert...

Candidate For Gynecomastia Surgery Aug 4th, 2021

Gynecomastia is a fairly common condition, but it is better known by the name ‘man boobs’. This is because gynecomastia is characterized by excess breast tissue in males that cause them to have a much more feminine appearance that more closely resembles actual breasts rather than the tighter, more toned...

Facial Implants: How They Work To Improve Your Features Aug 4th, 2021

Having a perfectly symmetrical face with well-defined contours is rarely a gift from Nature, and as we get older, sagging skin can obscure facial contours even more. At Houston Cosmetic Surgery, we help patients look and feel their best with facial implants using state-of-the-art materials and advanced technology for the...

Give Your Backside A Boost With A Brazilian Butt Lift Aug 4th, 2021

If you don’t like the shape of your behind and think that other parts of your body are wider than you’d like, it may be time to consider a Brazilian butt lift. This procedure takes excess fat from other areas, thus slimming them down, and places it in your rear...

How A Breast Lift Works To Perk Up Your Chest Without Implants Aug 4th, 2021

Many women who have experienced changes in the appearance of their breasts consider cosmetic surgery. If it’s the positioning of your breasts rather than their size that is an issue, a simple Breast Lift can help give you back that youthful, perky look — without the need for breast implants.  At Houston...

What Is A Total Body Lift And Am I A Good Candidate? Aug 4th, 2021

A body lift tightens and firms the skin, giving it a more youthful, natural appearance. It can be paired with other cosmetic surgeries, like liposuction, to achieve overall optimal results.  David D. Davila, DO, FACOS performs total body lifts with astonishing results at the Houston Cosmetic Surgery Center. Dr. Davila and...

How Biote Pellet Therapy Differs From Other Hormone Replacement Therapies Aug 4th, 2021

Though menopause is a natural time of life for women, sometimes its effects can feel anything but natural. Declining hormone production that accompanies the end of your reproductive years can result in dramatic changes to many body systems, and how it affects you may be different from other women. The...

Cosmetic Surgery For Men: Learn More About Your Options Aug 4th, 2021

As women flock to cosmetic surgery to improve their appearance and boost their confidence, men are joining their ranks for the same reasons. In 2017, almost 8% of the plastic surgeries among Americans were performed on men — from eyelid surgery to calf implants and everything in between. Just as...

The Positive Impact Hormone Replacement Therapy Can Have On Your Body Aug 4th, 2021

It’s easy to underestimate the role hormones play in a healthy body, but they’re actually a vital component in most of your bodily systems. That means that when your hormones are out of balance, it can impact your whole body.  At Houston Cosmetic Surgery Center, Dr. David Davila understands the...

Choosing The Best Cosmetic Surgery For You Aug 4th, 2021

Making the decision to undergo cosmetic surgery is highly personal. You may want to improve a physical feature you’ve never really been happy about, or it may be a time in your life when you want your outward appearance to match your inner feelings of youthfulness.  David Davila, DO, FACOS,...

5 Benefits Of Biote® Hormone Therapy Aug 4th, 2021

Your hormones play an incredible role in your overall health and wellness, though you’re rarely aware of it until you experience an imbalance, especially when it comes to your reproductive hormones. For both men and women, these chemical messengers regulate a number of systems, and when the levels are out...

Are Your A Perfect Candidate For A Facelift? Aug 4th, 2021

As most men and women would agree, if you could drink from a fountain of youth that would prevent you from appearing old and wrinkled, you would happily raise a glass. Since that isn’t a viable option, you may have to rely on the next best thing: facelift surgery.  David...

Do You Need Gynecomastia Surgery Or Liposuction? Aug 4th, 2021

Overdeveloped breast tissue (gynecomastia) is a fairly common condition that men often assume they have to learn to live with or lift their way out of by developing their chest muscles.  A healthy diet and exercise routine that includes strengthening your chest muscles may help if the enlargement is related...

Abdominoplasty Houston Aug 4th, 2021

Abdominoplasty, more commonly referred to as a Tummy Tuck, is a popular cosmetic surgery procedure that removes excess, sagging skin and tightens stretched out abdominal muscles. The Abdominoplasty procedure is perhaps most commonly sought out by women who have had multiple pregnancies, as well as men and women who have...

Slim Down Before Summer With Liposuction Aug 4th, 2021

Summer is nearly upon us — the season of sandals, sundresses, and swimsuits. If you are not entirely enthusiastic, you may want to consider liposuction. Here’s some information that we at Houston Cosmetic Surgery Center think you should know.  LIPOSUCTION SAFETY AND WHO IS A GOOD CANDIDATE Liposuction has been...

Breast Implants Aug 4th, 2021

Breast Implants is a cosmetic surgery procedure to enhance breast fullness, firmness, and size. The Breast Implants procedure is performed through the use of breast implants that are filled with either saline solution or silicone gel. Breast implants come in a variety of size, shapes, textures and can be placed either...

Restoring Your Youth With A Facelift Aug 4th, 2021

Everybody wants to look their best, but as we get older, it gets more and more difficult to retain the youthful, firm contours we associate with looking good. Sure, there are lots of ways we can pamper our skin and delay the effects of aging. Using sunscreen and moisturizers is...

Why You May Be The Perfect Candidate For A Face Lift Aug 4th, 2021

About 126,000 people had facelift surgery (or rhytidectomies) in 2017, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, making it the sixth most commonly performed cosmetic surgery (after breast augmentation, liposuction, nose reshaping, eyelid surgery and tummy tuck surgery). Why so popular? Today’s facelift techniques are designed to help women...

The Many Benefits Of A Brazilian Butt Lift Aug 4th, 2021

Perhaps the most exciting field of cosmetic surgery involves the new capabilities for body sculpting. You may be working hard to achieve the results you’re after through diet and exercise, only to be stymied by Mother Nature and genetics, a one-two punch that features different ideas about body shape than...

Breast Lift Houston Aug 4th, 2021

The breast lift also known as a mastopexy is performed to lift the breasts to a perkier and more youthful appearance. As we get older there are a number of changes that occur in our body–it’s different for each of us and there are a lot of factors that can...

Arm Lift Houston Aug 4th, 2021

The Arm Lift is a body contouring procedure that is performed to rejuvenate the appearance of the upper arms. Many people struggle with their upper arms, especially as they get older or after a significant weight loss. The Arm Lift, also called brachioplasty, is performed through an incision that runs...

Male Breast Reduction Houston Aug 4th, 2021

Male Breast Reduction is a procedure that is performed to reduce excess fat and breast tissue in men. This condition, called gynecomastia, is surprisingly common among men. There are a variety of factors that contribute to this development of excess fat and breast tissue in men from certain types of...

Breast Reduction Aug 4th, 2021

Breast Reduction has helped many women achieve the smaller, lighter breasts they desire. Women seek out breast reduction for a variety of reasons—many women with overly large breasts deal with pain on a daily basis in their shoulders, neck, and back. Women who have overly large breasts often find it...

Body Lift Houston Aug 4th, 2021

Body Lift surgery has helped many men and women alike achieve their body contouring goals by removing excess, sagging skin. Often people who have achieved a significant weight loss through bariatric surgery or traditional diet and exercise, may experience sagging, excess skin in areas of their body. It can be...

Breast Augmentation Houston Aug 4th, 2021

Breast Augmentation is one of the most popular plastic surgery procedure performed in the United States today. The Breast Augmentation procedure is performed to enhance the size of the breasts in women who have never been satisfied with their breast appearance or women who may have lost breast volume over...

Blepharoplasty Aug 4th, 2021

Blepharoplasty is a cosmetic surgery procedure performed to rejuvenate the upper and/or lower eyelids. The delicate skin around the eyes are often one of the first places many people notice those pesky signs of aging–lines, wrinkles, creases, sagging, and puffiness. The Blepharoplasty, also called an eyelid lift, may be performed...