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 surgeon. In ... | Read More

  Posted on July 9, 2020   Last updated on July 22, 2020 |   

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 |   

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 may be an ideal candidate for a tummy tuck procedure! Most p... | Read More

  Posted on March 17, 2020 |   

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 6, 2020 |   

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 May 5, 2020 |   

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 why breast enhancement and reconstruction have become incredibly popular procedures. What is Breast Implant Profiles? Choosing the right breast implant... | Read More

  Posted on May 7, 2018   Last updated on July 17, 2019 |   

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 May 29, 2019 |   

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 May 27, 2020 |   

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 September 18, 2020 |   

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 July 16, 2019 |   

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 June 10, 2020 |   

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 September 15, 2020 |   

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 June 9, 2020 |   

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 18, 2020 |   

5 Things to Consider Before Tummy Tuck

Houstonians who are considering tummy tuck surgery should do some research before the procedure to help them make an informed decision. It's entirely possible that you think you are the right candidate for a tummy tuck, and it may be that another plastic surgery is more appropriate. Electing to have... | Read More

  Posted on March 19, 2014   Last updated on June 17, 2020 |   

There Is No Need To Be Afraid Of Plastic Surgery

Houston residents are like anyone else when it comes to plastic surgery in Houston 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. Despite the fact that surger... | Read More

  Posted on February 28, 2014   Last updated on March 25, 2020 |   

Plastic Surgery – How Young Is Too Young?

Cosmetic surgery is steadily on the rise. More teenagers want procedures. With the prevalence of plastic surgery these days, the question is raised, how young is too young to have a procedure? There is no simple answer to this question. Clearly, unless it is for reconstructive purposes, cosmetic sur... | Read More

  Posted on February 26, 2014   Last updated on June 9, 2020 |   

Making Breast Implants Surgery Even Safer

Dr. Hsu is a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon and Reconstructive Microsurgeon providing stare of the art cosmetic and reconstruction enhancements. Breast augmentation surgery is achieved through the use of implants. Research and development for safe implants is an ongoing process to the benefit of re... | Read More

  Posted on February 25, 2014   Last updated on August 31, 2020 |   

Get Ready For The Beach With Breast Augmentation

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

  Posted on February 25, 2014   Last updated on June 9, 2020 |