Dr. Kevin Johnson's Blog

4 Mistaken Ideas About Liposuction

Like any other cosmetic surgery procedure I perform at my Spokane practice, liposuction is associated with a lot of myths and preconceived notions. They come from hearsay handed down via the “I know someone who knows someone who had it” chain, and from not-altogether-accurate portrayals of cosmetic surgery in popular culture. These are the ones we hear most often. Myth … Read more

What to Expect During Smartlipo™ Recovery

You may be surprised to hear that one of the most common concerns I hear from my cosmetic surgery patients at my practices in Spokane and Coeur d’Alene is not about the surgery itself, but the recovery. Many people are worried about taking time off work, being unable to care for their families or pets, and getting back the active lifestyle … Read more

The Science & Benefits of Your Smartlipo™ Treatment

One of the most popular cosmetic surgery treatments at my Spokane and Coeur d’Alene practices is Smartlipo, or laser-assisted liposuction. This body contouring procedure can help to smooth curves and reduce hard-to-treat areas of fat that are often found in the lower abdomen, back, flanks, hips, arms, and thighs. You can learn more about the process involved in the procedure … Read more

The FAQs About Dermal Fillers: Cost, Ingredients, and More

Hollow cheeks, thinning lips, bags under the eyes — we’re all familiar with the common signs of aging that nearly everyone experiences. And while facelifts and other surgical procedures are solutions for some people, there are nonsurgical treatments that can be just as effective for many people. Some of the most popular options are dermal fillers. And while I know … Read more

What Makes a Good Candidate for Smartlipo™?

Before scheduling a consultation or talking to a cosmetic surgeon, many people seeking a cosmetic treatment such as liposuction will first try to figure out on their own whether they’re a candidate for the procedure. Most of the time, a person’s candidacy for a treatment can be determined only through discussion and examination during an in-office consultation at my Spokane … Read more