12 July 2018

Top 5 Reasons to Get Liposuction

So you want to lose weight. Who doesn’t? A common misconception about liposuction is that it helps you to lose weight. In fact, liposuction is not a weight loss program. Studies have shown that liposuction has no discernible long-term or even medium-term impact on a patient’s weight. If it isn’t to lose weight, are there
05 July 2018

Can I Have Children After a Tummy Tuck?

Typically, the question most women ask us is this: When is the best time for a tummy tuck? And to this, we typically answer with “After you’re done having children.” However, this doesn’t mean that you cannot become pregnant and have children after a tummy tuck. It just means that it isn’t the ideal sequence of
06 June 2018

Listen Up, Men: The New Brotox Craze

In the past, there seemed to be an unwritten rule that plastic surgery and facial aesthetics was a domain exclusively reserved for women. As a guy, you went and got your haircut every 4-6 weeks, but that was pretty much it. Anything else to “beautify” your appearance, even just a manicure, wasn’t quite manly enough.
28 May 2018

Getting Rid of Flab: The Secret to Toned Arms

It’s yet another rite of passage, along with getting your AARP letter in the mail and scheduling your first colonoscopy. You stand in front of the mirror with your arms raised to do up your hair, and you realize with horror that you have the arms of your mother: Loose, flabby skin hanging from your
19 April 2018

Lose Your Fat Without Freezing It

Diet and regular exercise remain the best tools to maintain a healthy and beautifully contoured body. However, even the most disciplined women and men often retain pockets of stubborn fat, particularly around their waistline. Fat freezing is the latest trend in the non-invasive removal of such fat. Also known as CoolSculpting, it is heavily marketed
09 April 2018

My Breasts Are Different Sizes – What Should I do? 

Having different sized breasts is completely normal. In fact, most women experience slight differences in breast shape and size. The difference can be especially noticeable during puberty while the breasts are still growing. Women who are dissatisfied with two different looking breasts have the option of surgery once their breasts are finished growing. While it’s
02 April 2018

Six Tips to Get the Best Results from Your Tummy Tuck

Besides breast augmentations, tummy tucks are among the leading plastic surgery procedures sought out by American women. And in recent years, they have also seen a surge of popularity among men. This is for good reason: tummy tuck results tend to be immediate and striking. A tummy tuck or abdominoplasty will provide you with a
11 February 2018

When is it Time for a Facelift?

Many women (and men) discover the allure of Botox in their 30s and 40s. Some even start in their 20s to stave off even the earliest frown and worry lines. And with good reason. Botox is great to erase fine lines and wrinkles from your face, and can even “train” your muscles to frown less.
18 January 2018

15 Questions Patients Ask About Liposuction

Find Answers to Your Liposuction Questions To this day, liposuction is one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures in the United States. It marks the sweet spot between more invasive surgery on one end of the spectrum, and non-invasive treatments that often don’t yield immediate results on the other. At NuBody Concepts, we have
02 January 2018

How Long Will My Breast Implants Last?

One of the most commonly-asked questions by plastic surgery patients is this one: How long will my results last? This is a very reasonable question. Most things in life don’t last forever, but the more we pay for something, whether it’s breast implants or a new car, the longer we expect it to last. In
13 November 2017

Is Plastic Surgery Only About Vanity?

Plastic Surgery Myths and Misconceptions The media often glamourizes perfection. We open a magazine, see someone with a perfect body, and want ours to be like that too. In truth, Photoshop and other editing apps can easily be used to manipulate images of celebrities to be closer to what we accept as natural. In real
16 October 2017

After Liposuction: What You Need to Know When You Get Home

You’ve had your liposuction procedure – congratulations. Even though it’s minimally-invasive, making up your mind to have your fat removed was a big decision which most likely was months in the making. Having the procedure behind you is likely to make you feel relieved. But now that you’re done and back home after liposuction, you’re not
06 October 2017

Pink October: Breast Cancer Awareness

Even if you missed it because the weather has been unseasonably warm here in Tennessee, you would still know that it’s fall because the Pumpkin Spice Latte is back. Not only that, you also get supermarket shelves full of pumpkin spice popcorn, marshmallows, chips, margarine, muffins, Jello, even cat food. There is no escaping the
12 September 2017

Is Fat Freezing the Same as Fat Gone?

What You Should Know About Non-Invasive vs Minimally-Invasive Fat Removal “I just want that FAT GONE!” Have you ever found yourself saying those words to the mirror in your bathroom? If not, congratulations. You are one of the select few. But if you have, keep reading. Fat Freezing and Other Fat Removal Techniques In this
22 June 2017

7 Breast Surgery Myths Unveiled

Know The Facts Before Deciding For or Against Breast Surgery Cosmetic surgery to change the size and shape of your breasts is more common than you think. It is a popular procedure that has helped many women gain self-confidence and comfort. However, some myths still exist about this type of plastic surgery. Are you unsatisfied with the look of
18 May 2017

Is My Body the Right Type for Liposuction?

Having a Successful Liposuction with the Right Mindset If you’re considering liposuction for the first time, then you might be wondering whether you’ve got the right body shape. The answer to that question depends on a variety of personal factors. At NuBody Concepts, we specialize in helping men and women look and feel their best, but
03 April 2017

What to Expect with Liposuction

Why Liposuction? Liposuction is a type of plastic surgery that was developed in the 60s and 70s to address a population that was steadily gaining an unhealthy amount of fat. Most everyone, then and now, was prescribed healthier foods and more exercise by doctors to achieve the bodies they wanted, but that simply isn’t enough for everyone.
31 January 2017

What You’ll Get from Aqualipo

Aqualipo is the Key to Open a New Door If you’ve never heard of Aqualipo before, you could be missing out on a great option for you. Aqualipo is a minimally invasive cosmetic surgery for fatty areas of your body that just won’t go away. Whether you choose liposuction or Aqualipo, you’re choosing to take
01 January 2017

January Spotlight: Amanda

This month we welcome Amanda as a Spotlight Patient. Amanda came to NuBody Concepts of Brentwood because she was unhappy with her appearance. “I was not happy with the extra weight I was carrying in my midsection,” she says. “It made me feel frumpy and uncomfortable in my clothes, especially my jeans.” Many women feel
25 December 2016

It’s a Great Time For Aqualipo

Aqualipo: The Lasting Impact When you elect to get any type of plastic surgery, there’s no doubt that it’s going to end up being a life-changing experience. Everyone has different motivations for wanting a procedure, but it’s usually to help achieve a specific look that they haven’t been able to get through a diet or
20 December 2016

6 Tips for Keeping the Fat Off After Liposuction

How to Maintain Your New Figure After Getting Liposuction Liposuction is a great way to eliminate  unwanted/excess fat on your body. It’s designed to help you achieve the slimmer, more contoured body you desire. While it’s an effective solution, and can be a permanent one, it requires a bit of discipline on your part to
16 December 2016

Susan G. Komen Fundraiser

NuBody Concepts Gives Back If you ask the staff at NuBody Concepts what it is they love about their jobs, the overwhelming answer from everyone is “helping others feel good about themselves.” There is something about seeing our patients smile when they look in the mirror that is very gratifying to those who have been
15 November 2016

Is Liposuction Safe?

Having A Safe Procedure With Aqualipo Liposuction More and more people who are frustrated with the limitations of dieting and exercise consider the options for getting the body of their dreams. With ever more procedures to choose from, how do you decide which is the best option for you? While many people choose liposuction as
01 November 2016

Men—Liposuction is for You, Too!

Liposuction is Not Just a Women’s Procedure The media so often focuses on women’s bodies. We’re told that women should care more about what they look like, which is why it’s been more socially acceptable for them to turn to plastic surgery to improve their appearances. But just because society places more importance on women’s
25 October 2016

Aqualipo: The Hype is Justified

The Reviews Are In, And Aqualipo is Here to Stay Aqualipo was met with a healthy level of skepticism when it first came on the market as a solution for people wanting to remove fat from their bodies. Compared to regular liposuction, Aqualipo caused less tissue trauma, less nerve damage, the procedure took less time
20 October 2016

What To Consider Before Having Plastic Surgery

Rapid advancements in technology have made many medical procedures much safer for patients, and also more accessible. When it comes to plastic surgery in particular, there are more procedures that patients can choose from. However, it should be stated that before you commit to having any type of surgery, there are a variety of things
10 October 2016

Why Hair Transplants Are Better Than Ever

One of the most common side effects of aging for both men and women is hair loss. Whether it’s due to genetics, lifestyle choices, or simply the body showing signs of aging, hair loss is an extremely common issue. However, thanks to incredible advancements in the field of medicine, both men and women have access
20 September 2016

Top 7 Smartlipo FAQs and Answers

Most Frequently Asked Questions About Smartlipo For men and women looking to eliminate excess fat from certain areas of their bodies, Smartlipo may be the answer. Smartlipo is most commonly known as a type of laser liposuction. Using a medical device that delivers a safe amount of thermal energy through precise laser fibers, Smartlipo allows
20 August 2016

Is Aqualipo Right for You?

How to Tell if Aqualipo is the Answer to Your Concerns If you’ve been struggling with excess weight and are less than confident in your body image, you’ve likely thought about different ways to address your concerns. You may have even tried some of the options available to you. From diet and exercise, to supplements
15 August 2016

8 Laser Lipo FAQs and Answers

Everything You Wanted to Know About Laser Lipo Those struggling with unwanted or stubborn body fat often turn to liposuction as a way to reclaim their figure and their confidence. One such method is laser lipo, often performed under the name Smartlipo. Because laser lipo is a relatively new treatment, you may have questions about
10 August 2016

3 Benefits of a NeoGraft Hair Transplant

Why NeoGraft Hair Transplant is Superior to Other Hair Restoration Methods If you’ve been plagued by hair loss or balding, you’ve probably started doing some research on how to slow down, reverse, or mask the problem. From shampoos and creams, to magic pills, to hats, to wigs and toupées, to medical procedures, there seems to
20 July 2016

What is Smartlipo and What Can It Do for Me?

What is Smartlipo? Smartlipo is a relatively new procedure that allows for specialists to effectively remove fat from a patient’s body without the invasiveness, pain, and long recovery of regular liposuction. The procedure uses a laser that liquefies fat deposits in the patient’s body that are then ruptured and drained through a tube via a
10 July 2016

How BOTOX Works

The Science Behind BOTOX When you’re trying to decide between various options for improving the look and feel of your face, you want to find out everything you can about the products and procedures used. You’ll want to know the science behind the procedures to make sure that you fully understand how each procedure will
15 May 2016

A Comparison of Breast Augmentation Procedures

The 4 Types of Breast Augmentation Procedures or Breast Surgeries If you’re unhappy with the size, shape, or fullness or your breasts, you have a variety of breast augmentation procedures or breast surgeries to choose from. Thanks to advancements in techniques and in safety measures, women who dislike their breasts—whether because of genetics, childbirth, weight
01 May 2016

5 Facts You Might Not Know About the Tummy Tuck

Interesting Facts About the Tummy Tuck Today, the tummy tuck is one of the most popular plastic surgeries, with more than 100,000 people undergoing the procedure each year. Tummy tuck surgery has given many people new confidence about the way they look. Yet, like many cosmetic and plastic surgeries, it is still a fairly misunderstood
20 April 2016

Top 8 Liposuction Myths: Debunked

Debunking the Top 10 Myths About Liposuction Liposuction has been around in one form or another for nearly a century, with modern forms originating in the 1970s. Though it has been widely practiced for years, liposuction is still an often-misunderstood treatment. Because of that, we’ve put together a list of the top 10 myths regarding
15 April 2016

Top 10 Cosmetic & Plastic Surgery Procedures in the U.S.

A Brief Overview of the Most Popular Plastic Surgery Procedures Each year, millions of Americans undergo cosmetic and plastic surgery procedures, ranging from advanced surgeries to completely non-invasive treatments. While the procedures and treatments vary greatly, they are all designed to help you improve both your appearance and self-confidence. According to a study done by
20 February 2016

Top 8 Benefits of BOTOX

8 Reasons to Consider BOTOX Injections With more than 6.5 million procedures performed in 2014 alone (according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons), BOTOX is one of the most popular cosmetic treatments in the country. BOTOX, which is administered through an injection, has continued to be a popular choice among men and women who
01 February 2016

A Brief History of the Tummy Tuck

The Origins of the Tummy Tuck Procedure With more than 117,000 procedures performed in 2014, according to the 2014 Plastic Surgery Statistics Report, the tummy tuck is among the top 6 cosmetic surgery procedures in the United States. Compared to the approximately 62,000 procedures performed in 2000, the tummy tuck has increased in popularity by
10 January 2016

Debunking the Top 10 Myths About BOTOX

The Top 10 Myths About BOTOX & Why They’re Wrong It’s time to stop listening to rumors and believing everything you may have heard in the past about BOTOX. For years, myths about BOTOX injections have been circulating—through word of mouth and via the Internet—and we’re here to dispel them. Here are the top 10
10 December 2015

Top 4 Reasons to Get Aqualipo Liposuction

How to Tell if You’re a Candidate for an Aqualipo Liposuction Procedure You’ve likely heard of the revolutionary waterjet technology of Aqualipo, or at least some form of liposuction before, and you’re wondering if it’s the option to help you achieve the body you want. But what exactly is liposuction used for, and are you
01 December 2015

How to Choose the Right Plastic Surgery Center

The Importance of Finding the Right Plastic Surgery Center So, you’re unhappy with the way your body looks, and you’ve decided to enhance your appearance through plastic surgery. While deciding which procedure you’re interested in is a huge step in the process, choosing the right plastic surgery center is arguably the most decision you’ll make.