Procedures to Contour Your Legs

The thighs and legs can be a tricky area of weight loss for women. Even patients who spend endless hours at the gym can struggle with stubborn leg fat. In the Palm Harbor area, many patients find that they avoid wearing stylish bathing suits or shorts due to self-consciousness of these areas. At Moraitis Plastic Surgery, we offer two surgical options to help you say…

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Which Liposuction Technique is Right for You?

With the modern liposuction technique being around since 1982, liposuction is one of the safest and most popular plastic surgery procedures done to date. There have been many advances in liposuction technology, resulting in multiple techniques. Read on to learn more about these techniques, and which one could be right for you. In Tampa, Dr. Moraitis offers an array of liposuction methods, including: Power-Assisted Liposuction…

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The Difference between Ultrasonic and Tumescent Liposuction

One of the most popular cosmetic surgeries today, liposuction, has slimmed and contoured millions of people’s bodies. Patients in the Tampa area who are struggling with stubborn fat deposits, despite following a healthy lifestyle, are often good candidates for this procedure. Two popular liposuction techniques used by Dr. Moraitis are ultrasonic liposuction and tumescent liposuction. Here, we will discuss the differences between these two methods….

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You’ve Lost The Weight. Now What?

Congratulations! You’ve won the battle of the bulge and have reached your goal weight. However, you probably are still not happy with your appearance, because the dramatic change in your weight has left you with saggy skin. At this point, it may seem like you just can’t win. You did everything right, and yet your body still isn’t where you want it to be. With…

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Guys & Lipo

According to statistics for 2013 from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), liposuction is not only the number one surgical procedure overall, but also the number one procedure for men. The number of liposuction procedures has increased 106% since 1997, with males making up 14% of the total. What’s driving most men? The competitive workplace. Though the workforce is reportedly getting older (age…

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Well-Armed and Lovin’ It!

Admit it: you envy Michelle Obama’s upper arms. The First Lady’s arms are toned, sculpted and well-defined without being over muscular. Oh, to wear sleeveless dresses with such confidence! Celebrity hard-bodies and fitness gurus inspire us all to be the best that we can be, losing weight and toning up. But what about those who worked hard, lost weight, but are left with hanging “bat…

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Getting Rid of Your Post-Pregnancy Belly: Liposuction & Tummy Tucks

While becoming a mother is an incredible experience for many women, the bodily changes that accompany pregnancy are certainly something that those women would prefer to do without. Although it is possible to reverse many of these changes through diet and exercise, some changes are extremely difficult to resolve. One of the most common issues that women face after pregnancy is a significant paunch in…

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Are You a Good Candidate for a Tummy Tuck?

An abdominoplasty, commonly known as a tummy tuck, is a popular plastic surgery procedure that improves the appearance of one’s abdominal area. Tummy tucks are frequently taken advantage of by women who have had children, as they can eliminate excess abdominal skin and help tighten muscles that have become weak. However, not everyone is a good candidate for a tummy tuck. While many men and…

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The Benefit of Combining Liposuction and Tummy Tuck Procedures

Is it possible for a “cosmetic” procedure to produce tangible health benefits? Typically, when we think of liposuction or tummy tucks, it’s easy to imagine people pursuing the look that they want. The reality, however, is that the combination of liposuction and tummy tuck procedures creates long-term physical and financial benefits for the patient. A study published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery by the American…

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