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Liposculpture, which means sculpture of fat, and is used to remove clusters of the same from different parts of the body, such as the abdomen, waist, hip, around or under the buttocks, thighs, arms, neck, cheeks, etc. Which is done by means of liposuction, plastic surgery in Guadalajara.

Recovery time depends on the areas that had been treated, being on average of 4 to 10 days, using special bandage for 6 weeks.
It should be noted that liposuction is not a treatment for obesity or for weight loss, but to shape the body and obtain a sculptured figure; thus, helping you to reduce clothing size and eventually feeling better about yourself.

Plastic surgery in Guadalajara or liposculpture surgery is very safe when performed in optimal conditions, that is, in a patient who has been properly assessed and found to be a good candidate. Surgery should be performed by a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon and done in a hospital or clinic that meets the security requirements determined by the Health Department.

An important to mention, the fat cells that are removed during liposuction will not reproduce, so it is a false assertion that after the procedure your will rebound. However, it is recommended that your normal weight be maintained post-surgery, since fat cells can increase in size in conjunction with the rest of your body.

Recommended for men or women patients with adequate skin elasticity and good health, in whom diet and exercise have not been able to eliminate these fatty deposits. In the case of women, it can be done even if they have not become pregnant. 

To remove fat, small incisions of approx. 5 mm are made, which are placed in places where they can go unnoticed, such as in the pubic region, inside the navel, etc., which are introduced through very thin cannulas that are connected to a machine that sucks and removes the fat. Ultrasound or LASER can be used as an adjuvant.

Local or regional anesthesia and sedation is used so that the patient is calm and relaxed during the operation. Usually, handled on an outpatient basis, that is, without the need to stay in the hospital. If there is a sensation of pain in the treated areas, you will be prescribed pain medications.

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sideways making them look very low, very far apart or even distorted, particularly in women who exercise a lot with the upper body. When placed in front of the muscle the drop of the breast is more natural. In both cases the implants will be behind the gland, so they will not interfere with breastfeeding, that is, patients can nurse their babies after breast prosthesis placed.
Plastic surgery in Guadalajara, surgery is performed under local or regional anesthesia and sedation as outpatients. The discomfort is tolerable, arising mainly from lifting arms. Most patients can resume their work activities within 4 to 10 days and must wear a special bra for 3 weeks.

The decision for the type of implant, incision, location and size will depend on what each patient needs based on the diameter and shape of your chest, width of shoulders, width of hip, type of tissue, height, complexion , etc., and of course what the patient wants and expects from the surgery. What is right for one person might not be right for another, so an individual assessment is necessary. It has been found through multiple scientific studies that breast implants do not cause cancer or connective tissue diseases.
The size and shape of the buttocks are important aspects in the harmony of an aesthetic silhouette, so correction will help you improve your appearance and self – esteem.

Buttocks can be affected by lack of volume, irregular in shape or excess fat around them, there are several options to solve the problem.

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In some cases the buttocks have good volume and contour, but excessive fat that accumulates around them make them appear smaller, saggy or flat. In these cases, excess fat is removed through a Lipoescultura Peri-gluteal, elevating them making them look larger, rounder and better positioned without increasing them.

In cases with low volume or irregularity in shape we can increased buttocks with Lipoinyección This involves removing fat from other parts of the body and applying it to the buttocks, correcting the contour or increasing the volume. The same fat from your body is injected, which has the advantage that it can be placed at areas without the constraint of having a predetermined shape, giving a more natural look. Like any graft, there is a possibility that is not integrated in its entirety.
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If your desire is to improve your self-esteem, your image and look younger, then Dr. Gerardo Herrera Paredes is your doctor. With more than 10 years of experience to help you enjoy the benefits of cosmetic surgery. Our main objective is to make your plastic surgery treatment a pleasurable, comfortable and a safe experience.

Our surgical team headed by Dr. Gerardo Herrera Paredes, plastic surgery in Guadalajara, specialist in cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery. This superb surgeon will advise you honestly & ethically. His straight forward personality and warm demeanor sets Dr. Herrera apart from other surgeons.
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Abdominoplasty is surgery done to correct protruding abdomen. It is ideal for people in good health, excess or sagging skin and weak abdominal muscles secondary to previous pregnancies or significant weight loss.
It takes place through a horizontal incision in the pubic region (similar to caesarean) laterally extending in different lengths depending on the shape of the abdomen.

An incision is made around the navel to isolate it and leave it fixed on its original site, then the skin is pulled down and all flabby skin, fat and stretch marks that are from the navel to the pubic bone is removed. Then the rectus muscles Abs uniting reinforcing midline to remove the prominence of the abdomen and the oblique muscles are pulled to narrow waist. The umbilicus is removed through an incision in the skin in the same position.

Most patients have deposits of fat in the sides of the abdomen and lower back, and in the upper portion of the buttocks, so that surgery is generally complemented by a Liposculpture of these regions to obtain an aesthetic result from all angles, sharpening even more and shaping the waist and buttocks. It can also be combined with other surgery such as breast augmentation.

Surgery is performed under regional anesthesia via an epidural block (similar to caesarean). It can be managed on an outpatient basis or ambulatory care for two nights in the hospital if this is more convenient. A pubis level drain are left on the body to remove serum formed in the early days, also a special bandage must be used for 6 weeks.

Very little pain after the surgery, occurring mainly in the areas of liposculpture. Pain is compared to a day after the first day at the gym, gradually decreasing over a period of 4 to 7 days. The following is recommended in the first 7 – 10 days after surgery: to walk lightly in a hunched-back position and sleep with a couple of pillows under your knees.

It is advisable to perform surgery once the patient has decided not to become pregnant again or at least not get pregnant the next two years after surgery, plastic surgery in Guadalajara.

The size and shape of the breast is very important to many women, so this surgery helps them look and feel better about themselves. Breast surgery is the most popular of all. Breast augmentation / augmentation mammoplasty in which prostheses are used to improve the volume and as protection of the breasts.

Breasts are formed by glandular tissue and fatty tissue where milk is produced. It contains no muscle, so exercise can’t increase volume or lift.
The breast size may be due to a lack of development, volume loss after pregnancy, glandular tissue atrophy and/or weight loss when fat is its main component.

There are different types of prostheses / implants to increase breast size which can be filled with saline or silicone gel, giving the latter a more natural result in shape, movement and touch, similar to a normal breast. There are also different forms: round and biodimensionales (better known as anatomical or "drop"); varying heights high, moderate or low profile of different sizes.

The implants can be placed through incisions in the lower half of the areola, in the submammary (site where it joins the breast to the chest) or through the armpit, and can be placed in front or behind the pectoral muscle Higher.

The decision on the location of the implant relative to muscle depend on several factors: If the thickness of tissue that cover very little, it is best to place them behind the muscle to prevent exposure of the prosthesis or the presence of visible folds on top and lateral breast. In these cases it is important to modify the muscle attachment to prevent them from moving down or 
MASTOPEXY (Breast Lifting)
This procedure is used to lift and firm the breasts that have lost their youthful shape. These changes may be caused by atrophy after pregnancy or lactation, decreased or significant weight fluctuations and loss of skin elasticity by age, gravity or inheritance.

There are several degrees of Mammary ptosis (drooping breast), and therefore different ways to treat it. For classification take into account the position of the nipple-areolar complex relative to the tissue beneath them (lower pole) and Groove midriff (the point where within the thorax binds). The normal position is one in which the nipple and the lower pole of the breast are above the midriff Groove.

Treatment depends on the degree of ptosis and breast size which can be corrected with a prosthesis / mastopexy, or a combination of both.
In milder cases it can be corrected with the application of an implant, having the advantage that the fall of the bust is corrected also giving it a more attractive volume and will not leave large scars.

When the drop is steeper a mastopexy is performed which is the preocedure where excess skin is removed below the areola and where the nipple rises. In these cases incisions are necessary which will leave either a circular scar around the areola, a vertical or anchor-shaped scar depending on the shape, size and degree of fall. This procedure can be combined with an implant to provide greater volume and a nice appearance. The surgery is ambulatory and is performed under local or regional anesthesia and sedation. It presents very little pain which can be treated with oral medications. Like all surgeries medication should be taken to prevent infection. Recovery time is 5 to 10 days on average and you must wear a special bra for 4 weeks, plastic surgery in Guadalajara.

Very large breasts may cause medical problems because of the excessive weight. These patients commonly suffer from pain in the neck and upper back due to fatigue from the muscles in the region: furthermore, shoulder pain and sometimes rutting in that area by the pressure generated bra straps. Irritation or fungal infection in the submammary region caused by moisture and friction causing breast drop; deviation of the cervical or thoracic spine that can potentially cause nerve compression; and also alteration in body harmony that can lead to decreased self-esteem.
The treatment for this condition is a breast reduction, in which skin, fat and part of excessive mammary gland through incisions may be shaped vertical "anchor" or depending on the size of the breast. The nipple-areola is level in place to its normal position. When the areolas are larger than normal, its diameter is reduced.

The surgery is performed on an outpatient basis under local or regional anesthesia and sedation. Oral analgesics is taken for the mild pain, which disappears in 4 to 10 days on average. You must wear a special bra for 4 weeks.
Another option is the use of dentures which are inserted through an incision in the crease between the buttocks. This is an excellent alternative especially in patients who are thin and have little fat and want greater increase but where Lipoescultura or Lipoinjection will not be sufficient.

Plastic surgery in Guadalajara, the surgery is performed on an outpatient basis with local anesthesia and sedation. Recovery ranges from 5 to 7 days and 2 weeks depending on the technique used.

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