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Smartlipo® Process From A to Z

Laser liposuction season is in full swing at our Spokane and Coeur d'Alene offices. Late winter and spring tend to be the busiest seasons for our practice during which we do a LOT of liposuction. It’s my favorite procedure to do, and worldwide, it is consistently one of the most popular cosmetic and plastic surgery …

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Dr. Kevin Johnson Advanced Aesthetics

The Low-Down on PicoSure FOCUS™ & Skin Revitalization

Our cosmetic surgery practice here in Spokane, Washington always strives to offer a variety of ways for patients to look younger and more vibrant. Laser skin rejuvenation is getting a lot of attention lately — in particular, the PicoSure FOCUS™. If you haven’t heard about it yet, let me briefly go through strengths of this laser treatment. …

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4 Paths to Understanding and Treating the Aging Face

Why does someone look older? What makes one person look older than another? We all look at our own face in the mirror every day, and sometimes suddenly we wake up one morning and notice things have changed. We look at each other and compare ourselves to one another. “She really looks good” or “Life …

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Dr. Kevin Johnson Advanced Aesthetics

4 Mistaken Ideas About Liposuction

Like any other cosmetic surgery procedure, laser liposuction is associated with many myths, and my Spokane and Couer d'Alene patients often ask me about these preconceived notions. Myths frequently 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 …

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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 …

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Smartlipo candidate

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 …

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What the CoolSculpting® Ads Don’t Tell You

With the help of celebrity spokespeople such as Molly Sims, the CoolSculpting® treatment has become increasingly popular and taken the cosmetic surgery industry by storm. As a provider of CoolSculpting at my practices in Spokane and Coeur d'Alene, and one of a handful in the country to offer DualSculpting™, I can attest to the results …

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