Author Archives for Patrick Hsu

Top 5 Questions to Ask Your Plastic Surgeon

Some patients, especially those who are on their first consultation, can occasionally be intimidated in the presence of their plastic surgeon. While understandable, it undermines the purpose of such sessions which is to open the line of communication between patients and their potential surgeons. In... | Read More

  Posted on July 9, 2020   Last updated on August 4, 2021 |   

8 Do’s and Dont’s of Liposuction Recovery

After you and your surgeon invest time, effort, and money in the operating room for the flattering shape and profile you have always wanted, you may ask yourself: What now? Well, liposuction is just the beginning of the overall procedure. After that comes recovery; over the next few months, your bod... | Read More

  Posted on June 25, 2020   Last updated on February 25, 2021 |   

Make Your Waist Smaller with Tummy Tuck Surgery

Featured photo created by jcomp Are you a resident of Houston that is fighting a sagging, drooping tummy? Do you have the post-baby “pooch”? Or excess skin hanging over your waistline? If you answered yes to any of those questions, you might be ideal for a tummy tuck! Most people are aware of wh... | Read More

  Posted on March 17, 2020   Last updated on February 15, 2021 |   

Does Plastic Surgery Boost People’s Happiness and Self-confidence?

Plastic surgery remains popular even at the start of the new decade. People undergo it for both functional and aesthetic reasons. Despite this, the question of why people would want to replace their natural features via cosmetic surgery remains in many minds. The obvious answer is a desire to achi... | Read More

  Posted on February 3, 2020   Last updated on August 4, 2021 |   

Look Like Your Idol: The Powerful Aesthetics of K-Pop and K-Drama

Over the last twenty years, the culture and aesthetics of Korean music idols and television actors have become increasingly popular around the world The K-pop talent pool and industry machinery have been generating picture-perfect boybands and porcelain princesses since the 1990s And it’s still... | Read More

  Posted on December 20, 2019   Last updated on September 22, 2021 |   

Breast Implant Profiles

Breasts are an integral part of a woman’s form that defines her femininity. Its attachment to women’s identity is the single most crucial reason breast enhancement and reconstruction have become prevalent procedures. Want to Enhance the Size of Your Breasts? MPS board-certified plastic surgeons ... | Read More

  Posted on May 7, 2018   Last updated on July 13, 2021 |   

Four Different Butt Shapes

Let’s face it: who doesn’t love a nice butt? For millions of people all over the world, there is nothing better than a nice, firm, and perfectly curved backside. It is a defining feature of the body that plays a pivotal role in determining the shape and size of a person. Over the last few years,... | Read More

  Posted on June 13, 2017   Last updated on September 8, 2021 |   

Breast Cancer Statistics 2017

Since 1951, the annual Cancer Facts & Figures report has provided the public with an informative and easy to read resource about cancer and all its forms. Inspired by the spirit of Women’s Month, the board-certified plastic surgeons at Memorial Plastic Surgery have compiled these figures in or... | Read More

  Posted on March 22, 2017   Last updated on February 3, 2021 |   

Miss Universe and Plastic Surgery

An Inside Look at Plastic Surgery in the World of Beauty Contests The Miss Universe competition is one of the most anticipated events of the year. On January 30, hundreds of the most beautiful women in the world will come together in Manila, Philippines, for the chance to be crowned as this year’s... | Read More

  Posted on January 27, 2017   Last updated on July 6, 2021 |   

Into the Heart of Breast Implants

Since the dawn of the new millennium, breast augmentation has been one of the most in-demand cosmetic surgical procedures in America. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) reported that there were over 200,000 such operations performed in 2014. The figure also marked a 35% increase in brea... | Read More

  Posted on May 5, 2016   Last updated on August 26, 2021 |   

10 Celebrities Who Had Liposuction

Liposuction is the third most popular plastic surgery procedure in the US in 2014. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, almost 211,000 patients enjoyed the benefits of undergoing the procedure that year. Even celebrities can’t get enough of the liposuction fad for slimmer and sha... | Read More

  Posted on March 15, 2016   Last updated on January 14, 2021 |   

What to Eat after Liposuction

Maintaining a balanced diet is important to help your body have the essential vitamins and nutrients it needs during the healing process of liposuction surgery. Although liposuction removes excess fat from specific areas of the body, a common misconception is that the removed fat will never come bac... | Read More

  Posted on February 1, 2016   Last updated on August 25, 2021 |   

Choosing Between VASER and Lysonix Ultrasonic Liposuction

Every year, millions of Americans seek fat removal procedures from board-certified plastic surgeons across the country. As one of the most popular procedures in the United States, liposuction reshapes areas of the body including the thighs, hips, back, and buttocks. The procedure makes use of a suct... | Read More

  Posted on April 29, 2015   Last updated on August 31, 2021 |   

Choosing the Right Plastic Surgeon

In Houston and elsewhere, plastic surgery procedures are increasing in number. If you are considering plastic surgery, it is important that you find a board-certified surgeon who is not just experienced but also ethical. An ethical plastic surgeon is simply a surgeon whose top concerns are patient s... | Read More

  Posted on June 17, 2014   Last updated on September 14, 2021 |   

5 Things to Consider Before Tummy Tuck

Houstonians considering a tummy tuck in Houston should do some research before the procedure to make an informed decision. You may think you are the right candidate for a tummy tuck, and it may be that another plastic surgery is more appropriate. Electing to have any surgery is a big decision and on... | Read More

  Posted on March 19, 2014   Last updated on October 20, 2020 |   

There Is No Need To Be Afraid Of Plastic Surgery

Houston residents are like anyone else when it comes to plastic surgery or any surgery. We have normal trepidations and fears. No one likes the idea of going under anesthesia and having surgeons and nurses hovering over us, making incisions and suturing wounds. Even though plastic surgery has the pr... | Read More

  Posted on February 28, 2014   Last updated on August 4, 2021 |   

Get Ready For The Beach With Breast Augmentation

Most Houstonians are happy that the winter is on its way out and that spring is about to be in the air. The holidays are long behind us, New Year's resolutions are met with varying degrees of success, and we are starting to look forward to summer and all its glory. If you have wanted to improve your... | Read More

  Posted on February 25, 2014   Last updated on July 13, 2021 |   

10 Celebrity Nose Jobs

It’s no secret that celebrities avail themselves of plastic surgery procedures. Everything from post-baby liposuction to breast implants and other enhancements is utilized by these luminaries to improve, enhance, augment, and make themselves pretty. One of the most common forms of cosmetic surgery... | Read More

  Posted on February 21, 2014   Last updated on July 8, 2021 |   

Hollywood’s Obsession With Facelifts

Hollywood is known for a lot of things, such as being the movie capital of the world. One aspect of Hollywood that gets a lot of media attention is this seemingly endless obsession with plastic surgery, the facelift in particular. It is almost to the point where the Hollywood lifestyle is synonymous... | Read More

  Posted on February 20, 2014   Last updated on August 5, 2021 |