Dr. Kevin Johnson's Blog

Lasers: Not Just for Liposuction

I often use lasers during liposuction because it helps to break down fat cells and assist with fat removal, but there are many other uses for laser technology. In fact, at my practices in Spokane and Coeur d’Alene, lasers are also frequently used for hair removal, hyperhidrosis, and skin rejuvenation.   Hair Removal: Laser hair removal can eliminate unwanted hair … Read more

Dr. Kevin Johnson in the News

I  was recently featured in the Spokane Journal of Business as an “early adopter” for CoolSculpting® by Zeltiq®. CoolSculpting an alternative to liposuction, is one of our favorite non-invasive body contouring treatments offered at our cosmetic surgery office and we were thrilled to have the recognition. Read the full story by clicking here.

Laser Hair Removal Advances

In the past, a laser hair removal treatment could only do so much. These lasers treated a narrow range of skin and hair types, particularly those with light skin and dark hair. Today, laser technology is more advanced, and can treat an array of skin types and hair colors. While these new lasers are designed to treat a variety of … Read more

Can Liposuction Treat Cellulite?

Many of my patients interested in liposuction near Spokane wonder if the treatment can also help with their cellulite. In some ways, liposuction can help with cellulite by eliminating fat. However, liposuction is not designed to treat cellulite. As a method of fat reduction, liposuction removes small areas of fat that remain resistant to diet and exercise. I would not … Read more

Plastic Surgery – What Age is Best?

In the past, it was thought that plastic surgery was for older women, and sometimes men. While it is true that older women (and men) have long turned to plastic surgery to help achieve their goals, plastic surgery has become popular for younger people as well. However, it is important to remember that in general, plastic surgery should not be … Read more