Still on Top

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​ New statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons reveal what procedures were the most popular in the United States in 2018. The report shows that, once again, the demand for cosmetic procedures increased - between 2017 and 2018, the number of procedures performed rose from 17.1 million to 17.7 million. This data reported for 2018 show...
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Don't Get Mad - Get Even!

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​ Look in the mirror. Do you see areas of your face that are a little darker than others? If you see some darker spots, you may be left with a few questions, such as "Where did they come from?" and "When did they happen?" And probably, "How do I get rid of them?" Innovations Medical can help! Those dark spots and patches? They're called hyperpigmen...
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Weapons of Aging Destruction

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​ Collagen is arguably the most important protein in our skin. It gives the skin its shape and structure and helps to keep it strong, elastic and able to return to its original shape after being stretched. But, as important as it is, the body slows down its production of collagen in our early 20s, and some researchers estimate that we lose 1 percen...
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Don't Be Shady

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​ It's about that time - time to shed your T-shirt and jump in the pool. If you're already cringing because you're not ready to bear it on the beach or take your shirt off poolside because you don't want anyone to see your chest, we get it. Many men living with gynecomastia feel the same way; they want to cover up and hide. But, you can't spend a T...
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Trending Now - Then What?

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​ Trends come and go: plaids are in, perms are out and big lashes are popular. But, do cosmetic procedures ever go out of style? Yes, they do, according to a new article in the online beauty and fashion magazine Fashionista. The reason for changes in procedure popularity? Like many things these days, the answer is social media. Fast-Moving Trends B...
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Find the Perfect Med Spa Treatment

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​ Have you been considering visiting a med spa for treatment but don't know what treatment is right for you? Or maybe you're mulling over a particular service but aren't sure if it's worth it? Don't worry - you're not alone. There are a wide variety of med spa treatments available and a lot of information about these treatments, which can make sele...
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Dispelling the Myths: Part 2

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​ Thousands of liposuction procedures are performed each day around the globe, and the procedure has been around for decades, but there are still some common misconceptions that confuse many potential patients. Here's the conclusion of our two-part blog series on the myths about liposuction. 6. Removed fat will come back. A myth - but there's a cat...
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Sunny Days Ahead

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​ What is that bright, yellow thing in the sky? It's the sun! After a long winter and a rainy spring, the sun brings us a welcomed respite from dreary weather, and it's a sign that we are on the cusp of the sunny, warm weather of summer. So, while you're shaking off the cold-weather doldrums and swapping sweaters for swimsuits, take a break and rea...
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Dispelling the Myths: Part 1

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​ Liposuction is one of the most in-demand cosmetic procedures in the United States and around the globe. While thousands of liposuction procedures are performed each day, and the procedure has been around for decades, there are still some myths about the procedure. Here we explore in a two-part blog series the 10 most common liposuction misconcept...
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Top Contender

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According to new statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, liposuction has once again made the list of the top five most in-demand cosmetic procedures in the United States. It's easy to see why it's in demand - it has many benefits for you! Learn about the benefits of liposuction in this blog from Innovations Medical. The Biggest Be...
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Go Sugar Free

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​ You already probably know that sugar is bad for your teeth and your waistline, but is sugar bad for your skin? It is! Sugar can make your skin look tired and dull, which can make you look older prematurely. So, put down that sugary snack and read this. Sugar, Sugar Everywhere According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Americans consume 156 ...
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Prepare Now, Look Fabulous Later

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​ In general, cosmetic procedures are not something you should rush into, and some procedures, such as the abdominoplasty, also known as the tummy tuck, require advanced planning, research and post-op care. Understanding the ins and outs of the procedure before you go under the knife can help you have realistic expectations and a better recovery, w...
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Cell Changes Mean Skin Changes

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​ We know that the aging process changes everything - our hair begins to turn gray and fall out, our waistlines may thicken, our bones get brittle and our eyesight worsens. Our skin also changes as we age. As we get older, changes to the skin become more evident as the skin loses its elasticity, gets thinner and looks older. But what causes the ski...
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Wait to Work Out

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​ There is no doubt that botulinum toxin type A injectables are in demand. For more than a decade, these injectables have been a popular option to reduce wrinkles and other signs of aging. Why? The top reasons are that they work quickly, and the injection procedure is pretty quick and painless. Another reason is that the recovery time is minimal. B...
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Just Say No

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​ Can you get rid of cellulite on your own? Not really, but you can take some steps to reduce its appearance. Eating better, drinking enough water and losing weight are all things that can help improve the look of lumpy body areas. So can exercise, but you don't need to spend hours in the gym to start seeing results and smoothing your skin. Here ar...
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Leg Lifts Not Paying Off?

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​ Is thigh envy a thing? We think it is or it could be, especially after we take a look at pictures of our favorite stars and singers (hello, Carrie Underwood!). But, how do you get amazing thighs when you are not a Hollywood starlet? You call the Innovations Medical to schedule a SmartLipo session, that's how. What Is Smart Lipo? SmartLipo is an i...
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Smarty Pants

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​ It's time to get smart - about your skin and anti-aging treatments. We're not just talking about researching what procedure is best for you or what provider is best for you (Dr. Johnson, of course!). We're talking about getting smart with the SmartXide Dot CO2 laser skin-rejuvenation treatment offered by Innovations Medical. What Is the SmartXide...
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Taking Treatments to a Whole New Level

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​ You probably know that faces come in different shapes: round, square, heart-shaped and even diamond. But, did you know butts come in different shapes, too? While you may already know about the upside-down heart, also known as apple bottom, you probably didn't know about other shapes, like the cliff, the inverted V or the square. This is perhaps b...
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Up in Smoke

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​ A new study from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, shows that plastic surgery can not only change one's appearance, but it can also help people stop smoking. The study found that plastic surgery patients who quit smoking before their surgery were more likely to quit smoking for good than patients who did not quit smoking before their...
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Realize More Than Results

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​ Cosmetic procedures can change your look - but can they change your life? They sure can. Some cosmetic procedures, even the most minor, can make a world of difference in how someone looks, as well as how they feel about themselves. Cosmetic treatments and procedures have also been linked to increased job success, better chances of getting out of ...
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