Dr. Kevin Johnson's Blog

Summer Skin Care Tips

Summer is the time of year for enjoying the warm weather, from swimming to savoring the outdoors and showing off beautiful, smooth skin. Here are a few simple tips to keep your skin looking healthy and glowing this summer: Exfoliate. By removing the top layer of dead skin cells, you can improve the appearance of dull or dry skin. Hydrate. … Read more

Cosmetic vs. Plastic Surgery

When it comes to the terms cosmetic surgery and plastic surgery, it seems as though they are synonymous with one another. While the two terms are related, they do not have the same meaning. Cosmetic Surgery The term cosmetic surgery refers to a type of plastic surgery. Cosmetic surgery in Spokane is probably the best-known type of plastic surgery, as … Read more

What Can be Gained From Liposuction?

So often, both women and men exercise and eat a healthy, balanced diet, but still cannot remove pockets of fat. In such cases, liposuction can help. However, it is important to note that liposuction should not be viewed as a means of weight loss. I tell my Spokane and Coeur d’Alene patients that the treatment should be viewed as a way … Read more

Can Fat Return after a Liposuction Procedure?

Liposuction is one of the most popular procedures in the United States. Liposuction at my Spokane practice is helpful for women and men who have an excess amount of fat in a specific area that neither diet nor exercise can remove. In these instances, liposuction may be an appropriate measure to remove the fat deposits to provide a lean and … Read more

What’s So Smart about Smartlipo™?

At our cosmetic surgery practice in Coeur d’Alene and Spokane, Smartlipo™ is one of the fastest growing alternatives to liposuction. In fact, its popularity locally is mirrored across the country as well. Quite often, I get questions from patients who want to learn more about this body contouring technique, and what makes it such a smart choice. Smartlipo is a … Read more