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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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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On the Cutting Edge

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​ It's 2019 - we were supposed to be driving flying cars and living in space by now, right? While some of the technology we had hoped for hasn't come to fruition, there have been some significant advances in cosmetic procedures. These advances have not only changed how procedures are performed, but have also improved the quality of results and how ...
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Changes Are in Demand

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​ Body positivity is a good thing and has been gaining steam in America, but the demand for cosmetic body surgeries is still more significant, according to Allure magazine. According to statistics, more Americans went under the knife for major body-modification surgeries such as breast implants and liposuction in 2017 than in 2016. These numbers ar...
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Make the Smart Choice

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​ Want to get rid of unwanted fat? Doesn't everyone? If you're serious about getting rid of unwanted fat, you have a few options. First, you can eat a healthy diet and exercise, which we always encourage. Second, you can get a little help in the form of fat removal. But, with many different types of fat-removal treatments available on the market, s...
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Let's Talk About Lip Fillers

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Kylie Jenner made headlines recently when she told the world that she had all her lip filler removed. While this may seem like a trivial topic, Jenner, known worldwide for her bee-stung bouche, has inspired women of all ages to give their lips a boost. Although some women (and some men) may follow Jenner's trend and go the smaller pout route, havin...
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Skin's Role in Health

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​ Your skin is the largest organ of your body and serves many essential purposes, including protection, temperature regulation and sensation. Since the skin is so important to your body and your health, taking care of it is critical. Innovations Medical offers many skin-rejuvenating and aesthetic treatments to help keep your skin healthy and lookin...
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Say So Long!

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​ Ever hear the saying "If you can't tone it, tan it?" when it comes to stubborn fat? Some areas of fat just will not budge despite eating right and hitting the gym. But, what causes fat to be so stubborn, and what can you do about it? Instead of tanning it, why not get rid of it entirely with Smart Lipo from Innovations Medical? What Causes Stubbo...
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Wait to Work Out? Abs-olutely.

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If you are considering a tummy tuck, you likely already know that they are ideal for individuals who are at or near their goal weight. As a result of being at or near this baseline, most people who seek a tummy tuck procedure at Innovations Medical are in overall good health because they have committed to a healthy diet and a regular exercise routi...
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Honesty Is the Best Policy

Honesty Is the Best Policy

If you're thinking of undergoing a cosmetic procedure, you have probably already thought about what procedure you want, who is going to do it and how you hope to look afterward. But, there are several other considerations you must make so you can be sure you are both physically and mentally healthy for your procedure. Find out how to get ready with these tips from Innovations Medical.

Be Honest About Allergies. There is no benefit in holding back information about your health history, and this includes being upfront about your allergies. Let your physician know if you have had an adverse reaction to acrylates, silicones, rubber and latex. These ingredients may be found in dressings, adhesives and other components used in your procedure.

Keep Your BMI in Check. Some cosmetic procedures require you to be a healthy weight and BMI (body mass index). A good target BMI is 30 or less. Why is a lower BMI and healthy weight important? Being overweight can interfere with anesthesia and may cause complications for recovery. Note: Do not start a crash diet to get to your ideal weight before a cosmetic procedure. Instead, work to lose weight at a healthy pace and stabilize your weight loss at least six months before your procedure.

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2018 Holiday Special

2018 Holiday Special

In this special time of the year, give them the body they've always wanted or the gift of stem cell treatment! This is why we'd love to invite you to a one-time-only holiday special that will be open to the first 10 patients.

The Holiday Special


Option 1: $2000 OFF ExtraComplete Abdomen Liposuction - Includes Upper Abdomen, Lower Abdomen, Lovehandles (Tickle Lipo & Smartlipo Skin Tightening)
90 Min
$4000

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Cryolipo What?

Cryolipo What?

It seems like there is always some "new" thing hitting the market of cosmetic treatments - a new injectable here, a new surgery there and an endless supply of new lotions or potions making promises to erase the signs of aging overnight. While some of these procedures, treatments and products do what they claim, some leave patients with other, unintended effects, too.

One of those procedures is "fat freezing," also known as cryolipolysis. Cryolipolysis is a noninvasive cosmetic treatment that causes fat cells to die by freezing them through your skin. Sounds great, right? Well, before you schedule that appointment, we just want to mention a few things. First, although the fat cells are destroyed, the fat itself moves to a different part of your body. Also, recent studies suggest that there could be a risk associated with the treatment - a complication known as paradoxical adipose hyperplasia (PAH) in which areas of hardened localized fat develop. Although the condition is treatable, it can be frustrating and leave individuals with unsightly or uneven final results.

What Is the Alternative?

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Fight Aging Overnight

Fight Aging Overnight
If we've said it once, we've said it a thousand times: Getting enough sleep is the key to great skin. Well, maybe we haven't mentioned it a thousand times, but we're saying it now. Not getting a full night's sleep can wreak serious havoc on your skin and leave you at risk of wrinkles. Find out how you can fight the aging process, even in your sleep, with these tips from Innovations Medical.

How Can Sleeping Cause Wrinkles?
Sleeping, per se, does not cause wrinkles. Instead, it is how you sleep that leaves you at risk of lines and creases. When you sleep on your side or stomach, there is a force applied to your face. This force is also applied to the collagen in your skin and will eventually cause the breakdown of this important protein. When collagen breaks down, you're at risk of developing wrinkles, lines and sagging skin.

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Are Wrinkles a Sign of a More Serious Health Issue?

Are Wrinkles a Sign of a More Serious Health Issue?
Concerned about wrinkles? There may be a reason to worry about lines and creases beyond how they affect your appearance. New research presented at the European Society of Cardiology's annual meeting shows a potential link between wrinkles and cardiovascular disease.

Specifically, the heart health researchers are concerned about the connection between deep forehead wrinkles and a higher risk of dying from a heart condition.

This new research may make identifying individuals living with cardiovascular disease, or CVD, a lot easier and less invasive.
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Cosmetic Surgery Cost Savings Luring People to Unlicensed Providers

Cosmetic Surgery Cost Savings Luring People to Unlicensed Providers

Last month, headlines around the country announced the death of Delma Pineda, a California woman who had traveled to Miami for cosmetic surgery. Pineda,44, is the eighth person to die because of a cosmetic procedure performed by an unqualified or unlicensed provider in the city since May 2016.

Pineda opted to travel to Miami because of a cheaper price tag for the cosmetic procedures she wanted. She also hoped to reunite with a high school friend from their home country of El Salvador. Pineda's liposuction procedure was performed at CG Cosmetic Surgery in Miami on March 5.

By the end of the next day, she was dead.

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How to Find a Quality Provider

How to Find a Quality Provider

We know you have many options when considering places to go for skin-rejuvenation and med-spa services. Many things factor in making your decision, such as location, price and the types of services offered. While these considerations play a part, there are other things you should think about when making your selection. Dr. Johnson and the staff at Innovations Medical are well trained and experienced and provide high-quality and safe skin-rejuvenation, anti-aging and med-spa treatments.

There are a few things you should look for when selecting med-spa procedures and skin-rejuvenation treatments. This include experience, education and safety measures.

Experience Matters

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Drinking Water Keeps Skin Looking Youthful

Drinking Water Keeps Skin Looking Youthful

Making sure you are drinking enough water every day contributes to good health. Water helps your body do everything from digesting the food you eat to eliminating waste and toxins. Water is also one of the best anti-aging treatments available and helps keep your skin looking healthy, youthful and bright.

What Happens to Your Skin If You Don't Drink Enough Water?
Water hydrates your skin cells and helps to give them their shape. So when you’re not drinking enough water, your skin can become dry, flaky and dull. Not drinking enough water also reduces the skin's ability to stretch and retract, which makes it more likely that you will develop wrinkles, fine lines and creases.

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