Dr. Kevin Johnson's Blog

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

CoolSculpting™ vs. Smartlipo™

We are fortunate to have many body contouring options available today. My Coeur d’Alene and Spokane Smartlipo™ patients are benefitting from a proven liposuction alternative, and increasingly I am seeing men and women who want to smooth and shape their body with CoolSculpting™, a completely non-surgical option. These two treatments can achieve very different goals, and knowing the difference is … Read more