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Houston Lifestyles & Homes December 2009
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The Wonder of Liposuction
Andrew Lyos, M.D., F.A.C.S.
You’ve heard about liposuction: excellent cosmetic results, significantly fewer risks, and rapid recovery, with imperceptible scars. But what exactly is it, and how does it work?
Liposuction is a form of body sculpting performed through a minimally invasive, well concealed small incision. With this technique, a hollow tube (cannula) is used to extract unwanted fat pockets from specific body areas that have been unresponsive to proper diet and exercise. These areas include the thighs, hips, buttocks, abdomen, arms, calves, knees and ankles. Most surgeries are performed on an outpatient basis. Operative time is generally two to three hours.
Most patients see immediate improvement in body contour and achieve 95 percent of the final result within three to four weeks. After the procedure, they notice that clothes fit more comfortably and they feel more confident about their appearance. And the new body shape can be a long-term result, provided a healthy lifestyle is maintained.
If you want to take on the world, call 713-799-8989 or visit www.lyosmd.com to learn more.

Let Houston’s Laser Expert Rejuvenate You for the Holidays
Laser Institute & VEIN CARE CENTER
Laser Institute & Vein Care Center offers you the latest technology for vein treatment. Dr. Jose Monsalvez has been selected as one of the top surgeons by Consumer ’s Research Council of America and was also voted “Top Doc” by H Magazine in 2007 and 2008. His expertise has been requested by other physicians for training in laser procedures. The Institute has expanded its services offering a Comprehensive Rejuvenation program, hair removal and laser treatment for acne cases that have been non-responsive to medication. The newest and most exciting laser on the market today is the Venus “Erbium” Laser for Skin Resurfacing: gentle, safe with immediate results, no pain and no down time. All procedures are performed by Director Dr. Jose Monsalvez, a general and vascular surgeon, who will personally work with you to design the treatment that you need the most. He is an experienced laser surgeon having successfully completed more than 14,000 procedures, acclaimed for his results (some of the best in the country).
4126 Southwest Freeway, Suite 1100; 713-961-0086

Full Service Vein Treatment Clinic
The Vein Treatment Center
The Vein Treatment Center is a full-service vein treatment clinic staffed by licensed and trained vascular surgeons whose sole focus is treating vein disease. They specialize in treating all stages of varicose veins and spider veins. Their varicose vein treatment and spider vein treatment services include: EVLT ®, Sclerotherapy, Duplex Ultrasound and Ambulatory Phlebectomy.
With locations in Houston and The Woodlands, they are easily accessible from most locations in the Houston area.
7731 Southwest Freeway, Suite 201, Houston; 713-533-0535

Changing Lives …Every Day
Bradford S. Patt, M.D., F.A.C.S.
 Dr. Bradford S. Patt is now in a new, luxurious facility  (Don’t forget their OPEN HOUSE …Dec 3rd… all welcome …call if interested). This space (915 Gessner, Suite 235) is specifically designed to offer privacy, extreme comfort, and a more enjoyable experience for each patient. The facility will also offer expanded aesthetician services (including a medical spa).  
As is well known, Dr. Patt and his staff give personal and individual attention to each and every patient. Dr. Patt knows that your comfort and results are what really matter. As a result, Dr. Patt has been named a “Top Doc” in Houston for the last five years  Dr. Patt is board certified in head and neck surgery as well as facial plastic and reconstructive surgery.  
Dr. Patt’s focus, and area of expertise, is facial cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.  He offers the most advanced non-invasive techniques to help you see immediate improvements.  
Among other new technologies, Dr. Patt offers Intense Pulsed Light Therapy for Roseacea and sun damaged skin and new generation lasers for skin tightening and resurfacing. The office also features the most advanced laser for hair removal.  This laser is safe for all skin types.
Dr. Patt is one of the very best at helping people improve the quality of their lives. You will not meet a more personable, or caring, physician. Call for an appointment or go to www.pattmd.com for information on procedures, patients’ comments, interviews with Dr. Patt …and more. Check out current specials…or register to win a free Botox treatment.
915 Gessner, Suite 235; 281-649-7170

The Ultimate Lift
Gary Horndeski, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Women request breast lifts to correct two problems. First, the breast mound has fallen and second, the breast appears deflated with downward pointing nipples. The ideal goal is to lift the breast mound so that it begins at the level of a horizontal line determined by the junction of the arm to the chest. The second goal is to increase breast projection and reposition the nipple to the most anterior position.
A new technique of internal suspension similar to a push up bra corrects both of these problems. Upon completion, The Ultimate Lift has incisions hidden at the nipple-skin junction and near the junction of the breast and chest inferiorly. There are no unsightly vertical scars, T-shaped scars, lollipop scars or boat anchor shaped scars. Women express great satisfaction after The Ultimate Lift since the breast position of the chest wall is similar to wearing a push up bra. Women are able to wear strapless, spaghetti strap or low-cut clothes without visible scars. This procedure can also be modified for breast reductions. Call 281-565-8099 today for a free consultation.
14887 Southwest Freeway, Sugar Land
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