Global Trends in Plastic Surgery

south beach iStock_000010512037XSmallOccasionally, it’s interesting to consider plastic surgery in a global context. Every country has its own standard of beauty and idea of what is desirable. Also, innovators around the world are constantly working to improve the techniques and technology plastic surgeons use.

The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS), an organization comprised of more than 2,700 board-certified aesthetic plastic surgeons in 95 countries, recently released its 2014 report on the state of plastic surgery in the world. The report was based on data from 1,391 plastic surgeons and revealed that more than 20 million surgical and nonsurgical procedures were performed around the world in 2014.

Here Dr. William LoVerme of Accurate Aesthetics shares a few of the findings.

What Procedures Are Most Popular Around the World?

Globally, Botox is the most popular cosmetic procedure for men and women. More than 4.8 million botulinum toxin injectable procedures (including Botox, Dysport and Xeomin products) were performed last year. Breast augmentation is the most commonly performed surgical procedure for women. For men, eyelid surgery is most prevalent.

What Country Has the Busiest Plastic Surgery Scene?

Twenty percent of all cosmetic procedures were performed in the United States, making it the country with the busiest plastic surgery scene. Brazil was the country with the second-highest number of procedures performed. Japan, South Korea and Mexico rounded out the top five.

More Men Having Surgery

Men accounted for 13.7 percent of plastic surgery patients worldwide. They had more than 2.5 million procedures performed. In addition to eyelid surgery, men also opted for rhinoplasty, liposuction, gynecomastia treatment and fat grafting.

Women Had 17 Million Cosmetic Procedures

In addition to breast augmentation, the most popular procedures among women were liposuction, eyelid surgery, fat grafting and tummy tuck.

Other Surprising Discoveries, According to the ISAPS

  • Turkey is experiencing a boom in medical tourism for hair transplantation. Fifteen thousand people have traveled to Turkey to have hair transplants. This includes facial hair transplants, which are very popular among Arab patients.
  • A growing number of patients in the United Arab Emirates are requesting facelift and rhinoplasty to resemble pop stars.
  • The doctor credited with the buttock implant is from Mexico.
  • Latin America boasts five out of the top 10 countries for cosmetic surgery.
  • Brazilians can write off the cost of breast augmentation or rhinoplasty on their income taxes.

Looking for world-class surgical care closer to home? Schedule a consultation with Dr. LoVerme of Accurate Aesthetics to discuss your cosmetic treatment options. Contact us today at (877) 603-7874 to make an appointment.

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Why Labiaplasty Is Becoming More Popular

Labiaplasty procedures on the rise

Last year, labiaplasty experienced a dramatic rise in popularity. According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, labiaplasty procedures increased by 44 percent from 2013. The number of surgeons offering the procedure rose as well.

In this post, Dr. William LoVerme, the Boston plastic surgeon at Accurate Aesthetics, explains the reasons why labiaplasty is becoming more common amongst his female plastic surgery patients.

Improves Self-Confidence and Quality of Life

Women with enlarged, elongated, unusually shaped or asymmetrical labia (the folds of skin outside the vagina) may suffer from low self-confidence. They might feel insecure or withdrawn, or experience depression or anxiety. They might refrain from certain activities like swimming or exercising and avoid wearing tight-fitting clothing.

Since the size and shape of a woman’s labia are usually determined by genetic factors, many of Dr. LoVerme’s patients feel self-conscious of their labia from the time they are teenagers (or even adolescents). Other women notice an unwanted cosmetic change in their labia over time, after pregnancy, childbirth or weight fluctuation, and gradually become more dissatisfied.

By improving the appearance of the labia, Dr. LoVerme’s patients enjoy a more classically feminine looking labia and improved confidence. Their anxious or depressed feelings resolve. Their wardrobe options expand, their activity level increases and their quality of life skyrockets.

Eliminates Physical Discomfort

Oversized, elongated or asymmetrical labia can cause physical discomfort, too. The labia may rub uncomfortably against tight-fitting clothing, chafe or become irritated. Sex may be painful due to the size or shape of the labia.

By removing excess labial tissue, the procedure alleviates pain and discomfort. Many women find that they are more comfortable exercising, riding a bike and playing sports.

Boosts Libido

A woman’s libido can be severely affected by dissatisfaction with her labia. She may experience physical discomfort or pain during sex, and therefore avoid it. Or, she may feel so self-conscious of her labia’s appearance that she has no desire for sexual intimacy.

Improving the size and shape of the labia is often associated with a boost in libido. Physically, sex becomes more enjoyable and desirable, and psychologically, it is a more pleasurable experience.

Learn More about Labiaplasty

If the size or shape of your labia is causing you physical or psychological discomfort, Dr. LoVerme can help. He encourages you to explore his website to learn more about the labiaplasty procedure, and to schedule a consultation with him at Accurate Aesthetics to discuss further. Contact us today at (877) 603-7874 to make an appointment.

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How Long Do Non-Surgical Treatments Last?

eyelid 1Data from leading plastic surgery organizations shows that non-surgical cosmetic treatments are more popular than ever.

According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, 13.9 million non-surgical procedures were performed in 2014. And, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery found that non-surgical cosmetic procedures are 520 percent more popular than they were in 1997.

Patients enjoy the incredible anti-aging and beautifying effects of treatment without incisions, anesthesia or the long recovery downtime typically associated with surgical procedures.

Dr. William LoVerme, who offers a wide range of non-surgical treatments at his Boston plastic surgery practice, is often asked about the longevity of non-surgical treatments. Here, he explains how long you can expect results of the most popular treatments to last.


Botox injections generally last three to six months. Dr. LoVerme recommends scheduling regular treatments to maintain the wrinkle-fighting and facial rejuvenation effects of Botox.


How long the results of dermal filler treatment last depends largely on the ingredients of the particular product.

Results of treatment with hyaluronic acid-based fillers, such as Restylane and Juvederm, typically last six to 12 months. And poly-l-lactic acid-based fillers can last up to two years before they eventually disintegrate and are absorbed by the body.

Juvederm Voluma XC is a hyaluronic acid-based dermal filler designed to plump up the cheek area. It lasts much longer than other hyaluronic acid-based fillers (up to two years) before repeat treatment is needed.

Hair Removal

Laser hair removal generally requires a series of treatments to achieve the desired result of smooth, hair-free skin. Dr. LoVerme and our team use the Palomar MediLux pulsed light system, which is similar to a laser in that it delivers an intense beam of light to destroy hair follicles in the desired area, thereby preventing the follicles from producing more hair. Our hair removal patients can enjoy permanent results, thanks to the MediLux system.

Exilis Radiofrequency Treatments

The results of the non-surgical skin lifting/tightening treatment appear gradually, as the body produces fresh new collagen. Maximum results appear around the three-month post-treatment mark, and can last several months to several years, depending on the aging process of the individual patient. In some cases, Exilis Elite can stave off the need for more invasive surgical rejuvenation treatment (e.g., facelift). Although the results may last up to two years we suggest that patients come back at one year intervals for touch up treatments.

If you would like to discuss your cosmetic concerns and treatment needs with Dr. LoVerme, please schedule a consultation at Accurate Aesthetics. Contact us today at (877) 603-7874 to make an appointment.

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Tips to Rev Up Your Metabolism

shutterstock_100035593Anyone trying to slim down should understand the basics of their metabolism. This is the process by which the body processes food/beverage intake and converts it into energy. If you have a faster metabolism, you will naturally burn more calories with less effort. If you have a slow metabolism, you might struggle with weight loss efforts.

While metabolism is mostly pre-set, determined by your biological makeup, there are things you can do to work with your metabolism and burn more calories for better weight loss results. Just ask John Berardi, Ph.D., C.S.C.S., who wrote The Metabolism Advantage. “You have a huge amount of control over your metabolic rate,” he says.

Here are a few tips to rev up your metabolism:

Eat a Substantial Breakfast

Skipping breakfast sends your body into starvation mode and slows your metabolism to conserve energy. According to a study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, people that ate 22 to 55 percent of the total calories at breakfast gained less weight on average over a four year-period than those who ate 0 to 11 percent of their calories at breakfast.

Incorporate Intervals into Your Workout

Increasing the intensity of your workout for short intervals is an excellent way to make your body burn calories faster. Pick up the pace for 30-60 second increments during your next run, swim or walk. Alternate your regular pace with 30-60 second bursts of high intensity work (increase your incline or pace).

Lift Weights

Muscle uses more energy than fat. A pound of muscle will burn more calories during workouts and downtime than a pound of fat, so it’s essential to build muscle mass. If you don’t currently lift weights, incorporate some strength training into your routine. Use a resistance band, kettlebell or hand weights a few time a week, and start seeing results.

Enjoy Your Coffee

A study published in the Physiology & Behavior journal found that caffeinated-coffee drinkers had a 16 percent higher average metabolic rate than decaf drinkers. The caffeine increases your heart rate and breathing, stimulating your central nervous system. Just don’t overdo it!

Avoid Excessive Drinking

According to an article in Redbook, drinking in excess can adversely affect your metabolism. (Hangovers can also lead to poor dietary choices!) Practice moderation when drinking and mix in glasses of water between alcoholic drinks.

Practice Stress Management

Feeling stressed spikes your cortisol levels, which causes the body to hang on to fat. Lower your stress levels with your desired method — reading, meditating, taking a yoga class or watching funny YouTube video clips.

Are Diet and Exercise Efforts Not Giving You the Body You Want?

If your natural attempts to sculpt your body simply aren’t working, have you considered plastic surgery? Dr. William LoVerme of Accurate Aesthetics offers a range of body sculpting procedures for a tighter and more toned looking physique. Liposuction and tummy tuck are popular options.

Schedule a personal consultation with Dr. LoVerme to develop a customized treatment plan for your specific needs. Contact us today at (877) 603-7874 to make an appointment.

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What to Do – and What Not to Do – to Optimize Your Surgical Results

iStock_000005966711XSmallWhen you produce results as spectacular as Dr. William E. LoVerme does, it is understandable that your patients want to maintain the outcomes for years to come. Dr. LoVerme is frequently asked by patients how to enjoy a rejuvenated face, sculpted body or enhanced breasts for as long as possible.

In this blog post, Dr. LoVerme shares some helpful do’s and don’ts to optimize plastic surgery results and stave off the inevitable effects of aging.

Do: Follow Dr. LoVerme’s Post-Op Instructions

The first step to long-lasting results is a smooth recovery. Dr. LoVerme and his team will provide you with detailed recovery care instructions, which include wearing supportive garments, taking (and refraining from) certain medications, using ice to control swelling and limiting physical activity. The doctor will also specify when to return to the office for post-op visits so he can check your healing progress and keep an eye out for any potential problems.

Do: Properly Care for the Incision Site/Treated Skin

In the packet of post-op instructions, Dr. LoVerme specifies exactly how and when to clean the surgical incision and treated area, as well as behaviors to avoid (e.g., picking or peeling the skin). These instructions promote a healthy healing process and set the stage for optimal results.

Do: Use Recommended Skincare Products

If you had facial plastic surgery, certain medical grade skincare products will nurture the skin as it heals, and extend the results of the procedure. Dr. LoVerme’s team can customize a skincare regimen, including cleansing and moisturizing products, designed specifically for your unique needs.

Do: Hydrate

Want to preserve your glowing, radiant skin? Staying properly hydrated is important to the health, vitality and elasticity of your skin (as well as your overall health). Drink water and avoid excess alcohol, which can dehydrate and prematurely age you.

Don’t: Sit in the Sun

The sun’s rays can darken your incision scars, harm your skin and accelerate the aging process. If you plan to be outdoors in the sun for a prolonged period of time, wear a wide-brimmed hat, sunglasses and sunscreen.

Don’t: Smoke

Smoking slows your body’s healing process down and speeds up the aging process! If you value a youthful appearance and long-lasting facial rejuvenation results, avoid smoking altogether.

Don’t: Dramatically Fluctuate in Weight

If you’ve had body sculpting surgery, it is important that you stay close to your current weight after recovering. Dramatic weight fluctuation could compromise or even cancel out your results. It is especially important for tummy tuck patients to avoid future pregnancies if possible, which could stretch out newly repaired abdominal muscles and skin.

Contact Accurate Aesthetics Today

If you have any questions about these do’s and don’ts, please contact Dr. LoVerme at Accurate Aesthetics today by calling (877) 603-7874.

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How to Prepare for Your Day of Surgery

stk212534rkeAs your day of surgery nears, you most likely have many thoughts running through your head. It is likely that you feel excited, a bit nervous and perhaps anxious about how to prepare for your surgery day. To help you relax and make sure you have everything taken care of, Dr. William E. LoVerme discusses the things you should do in the weeks and days leading up to your plastic surgery procedure of choice.

Take Care of Medical Requirements

In the weeks leading up to your procedure, you should undergo any routine blood tests that Dr. LoVerme has requested. In addition, about a week prior to your surgery day, you should fill any prescription medications, including pain relievers and / or antibiotics, that Dr. LoVerme has written for you.

Get Your House Ready

When you return home after your cosmetic surgery procedure, you will likely be groggy from the anesthesia and should get as much sleep as possible during the first couple of days after your procedure. That is why it is important to prepare your house (or the place where you will recover) before your surgery day.

  • Place plastic sheeting over your bed and couch if you anticipate having fluid drainage (as is typically the case with body contouring procedures).
  • Set aside loose-fitting, comfortable clothes to wear. You might want to wear button-down shirts instead of something you pull over your head, especially if you undergo a breast procedure that initially limits your arms’ range of motion.
  • Make sure you have anything you might need while recuperating — for instance, your medications, ice packs, pillows, blankets, magazines and the television remote control — close by where you can access them easily.
  • Stock your refrigerator with healthy, unprocessed foods that are easy to eat and digest, such as hearty soups, as well as plenty of fluids. Try to stay away from foods and beverages that are high in sodium and sugar. Following a healthy diet and staying hydrated are vital to the healing process.

Make Post-Operative Arrangements

You should expect to take anywhere from three days to two weeks off from work or your normal routine, depending on which procedure you have had. During the initial phase of recovery, you should rest as much as possible and avoid strenuous activity, including heavy lifting. With this in mind, arrange:

  • For the necessary time off work
  • To have a responsible adult drop you off at and pick you up from the surgery center, and to stay with you for at least the first 24 hours following surgery
  • To have help with the kids, if you have children

Practice Healthy Habits

To help prepare your body for surgery so it heals well and as quickly as possible, it is crucial that you eat healthy, well-balanced meals, stay hydrated and stop smoking (if you smoke). Smoking robs your blood of oxygen, which is essential for cell repair, and introduces toxic chemicals into your bloodstream. It also constricts the blood vessels, making it difficult for them to deliver nutrient-rich blood to the healing tissues.

Smoking in the weeks before and after surgery can lead to serious complications, including the reopening of your wounds. You will need to stop smoking at least two to four weeks before and after your procedure; although you might consider using this time as an opportunity to quit smoking altogether.

Learn More

Dr. LoVerme and the team at Accurate Aesthetics will give you comprehensive instructions regarding pre- and post-operative care. Following their instructions closely will help your body heal as quickly as possible and will help you achieve the surgical results you desire. If you have any questions about preparing for your surgery day or if you would like to learn more, feel free to contact us by calling (877) 603-7874.

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Questions to Ask During Your Breast Augmentation Consultation

What to Ask During Your Breast Surgery Consultation

Undergoing breast augmentation surgery can be a positive, life-changing event. However, it is also a serious surgical procedure and should not be undertaken lightly. Individuals considering breast augmentation surgery should do their due diligence to educate themselves about their prospective plastic surgeon, the choices related to breast implant surgery and what to expect before, during and after the procedure. To help you gather the pertinent information about breast augmentation surgery, renowned cosmetic surgeon Dr. William E. LoVerme shares the following 15 questions you should ask during your breast augmentation consultation.

  1. Are You Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery?
  2. How Long Have You Been Practicing?
  3. How Many Breast Augmentation Procedures Do You Perform Each Month and Each Year?
  4. What Is Your Personal Aesthetic in Regard to Breast Surgery—Do You Strive to Provide Natural-Looking Results?
  5. What Type of Breast Implants Do You Recommend and Why?
  6. What Size of Breast Implants Do You Recommend for My Body Type and Frame?
  7. Which Incision Pattern and Placement Method Do You Suggest and Why?
  8. What Can I Expect Before, During and After Breast Augmentation Surgery? Specifically, What Do I Have to Do to Prepare for the Procedure, and What Is the Recovery Period Like?
  9. May I See Some Before-and-After Photos?
  10. Can I Contact Any of Your Breast Augmentation Patients as References?
  11. Where Do You Perform the Surgery?
  12. Where Are Your Hospital Admitting Privileges (If Not in the Same Place Where the Surgery Is Performed)? What Are Your Emergency Protocols?
  13. What Is Your Policy on Revision Surgery, if Necessary? What Is Your Incidence of Revision Surgery Requests?
  14. What Are the Possible Risks of Breast Augmentation Surgery? Are Loss of Nipple Sensation and Difficulty Breastfeeding Possible Side Effects?
  15. What Is Included in the Final Cost of Breast Augmentation Surgery?

When consulting with a prospective plastic surgeon, be sure that he or she is willing to answer all these questions and that the surgeon does not make you feel rushed or silly for asking the questions. Decide for yourself if you are satisfied with the plastic surgeon’s responses. Most importantly, do not feel pressured to pursue plastic surgery with a surgeon whom you are not comfortable with.

To schedule a one-on-one consultation with Dr. LoVerme to learn more about breast augmentation surgery, contact Accurate Aesthetics by calling (877) 603-7874.

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Breast Reduction: When to Downsize

breast reduction

Breast reduction is a type of cosmetic procedure that removes skin, excess fat, and tissue from the breasts to reduce the overall size. Women who have naturally large breasts constantly deal with discomfort, but when is it the right time to undergo breast reduction.

You are Always in Pain

When you are constantly dealing with terrible back pain, neck pain, and/or shoulder pain it can interfere with your daily activities and become a burden. If the pain is becoming unbearable and is interfering with your life, you should consider a breast reduction.

It’s Hard to Find the Right Bras

With larger breasts, it is difficult to find the proper-fitted bra that provides the necessary support. These bras can be difficult to find and expensive and no matter what they leave horrible groves in your shoulders and back. If you find it difficult to find the proper bras or tops to fit you, a breast reduction can help.

You Can’t Exercise

Having large breasts can place too much weight on the chest, making it uncomfortable to do any form of physical activity. Many women elect to have breast reduction because of the daily discomfort that large breasts places on leading a physically active. lifestyle

It Leads to Poor Posture

With large breasts, it is very common for a woman to begin to hunch due to the excess weight in her chest and unfortunately ruins posture. Poor posture does not only affect the way you look, but can also cause health problems such as reduced lung capacity. Hunching over does not allow your lungs to get all the oxygen they need leading to shortness of breath.

You Have Trouble Breathing

Large breasts can also have an impact on breathing properly. This can happen because of the excess amount of weight that is placed on the chest and ribs. If you feel you have difficulty breathing, you should speak with a plastic surgeon to discuss your options.

If you are constantly dealing with these issues, it may be time for you to learn what the breast reduction procedure can do for you. Ease your discomfort and live a healthier lifestyle by reducing the size of your breasts with a breast reduction in Boston. Visit our plastic surgeon’s office for a consultation on your procedure.


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Holiday Treats You Won’t Regret Come the New Year

Guilt-Free Holiday Recipes

With so many seasonal treats available during the holidays, it is easy to put on a few extra pounds without even realizing it until the holidays are over and it is time to get back to a regular routine. Perhaps that is why the No. 1 New Year’s resolution that people make is to lose weight. This year, Wellesley plastic surgeon Dr. William E. LoVerme shares some holidays treats that you can enjoy during this festive time of year — without regretting it come the New Year.

Chocolate Mousse With a Twist

Instead of indulging in sugary milk chocolate, you can get your chocolate fix with this delectable vegan chocolate-avocado mousse. The avocado gives this treat its richness, without having to use heavy cream, which is high in fat. You can use stevia, a natural sweetener, instead of sugar to keep the calorie count down. You can also mix in a few berries or nuts during the last step of the preparation process for added flavor and texture. Bon appétit!


1 large ripe avocado

¼ cup raw cocoa powder

¼ cup coconut or almond milk

2 tsp stevia (or alternative natural sweetener)

1 tsp natural vanilla extract


Puree the ripe avocado until it is smooth. Mix the cocoa powder and milk together until they are combined; add this to the avocado. Stir in the stevia and vanilla extract, and mix everything well. You can store the mousse in the fridge until you are ready to eat it.

Red, Red Wine

When consumed in moderation, red wine has health benefits. Red wine is a good source of flavonoids and resveratrol, antioxidants that fight the free radicals present in our bodies. Flavonoids and resveratrol have been shown to lower “bad” LDL cholesterol levels and boost “good” HDL cholesterol levels in the blood, supporting cardiovascular health. In addition, some studies show that resveratrol protects cells from damage that could lead to cancer; however, additional research is needed on this subject.

The bottom line is that enjoying one glass of red wine a day may keep the doctor away. Therefore, you may want to reach for a glass of red wine instead of indulging in egg nog, which is high in calories and fat content.

No-Bake Rolled Oat Cookies

You do not even need to bake these delicious cookies that are a good source of fiber, which helps regulate digestion and keeps you feeling full longer.


2 ½ cups rolled oats

1/3 cup natural almond butter

3 tbsp honey

½ dark chocolate chips (with 70-percent or more cacao)


Combine all the ingredients in a bowl, and mix them thoroughly. Form the cookies, using a muffin tin as your mold. Put the muffin tin in the fridge and allow the mixture to set. Enjoy!

Need Help With Holiday Weight Gain?

If you did gain some weight this holiday season, don’t fret. Simply try to get back to your regular diet and fitness routine as soon as possible. If you have tried to diet and exercise but still have pesky “problem areas” plagued with stubborn fat, contact Dr. LoVerme for help. He offers several body contouring treatment options to help you look your best over the New Year.

To schedule a personal consultation with Dr. LoVerme to learn more about your body contouring treatment options, contact Accurate Aesthetics by calling (877) 603-7874.

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Cosmetic Concerns by Age Group

Common Plastic Surgery Questions by AgeAt Accurate Aesthetics, Dr. William E. LoVerme treats a wide range of patients, ranging in age from about 16 to 75 years old. Although all Dr. LoVerme’s patients seek to address aesthetic concerns, they do not all share the same one(s). Here are the most popular elective cosmetic surgery (and nonsurgical) procedures by age group.


It is generally best that teenagers wait until they have stopped developing before pursuing cosmetic surgery. As a result, reputable plastic surgeons typically will not perform cosmetic surgery on teenagers.

There are two exceptions, however. Many plastic surgeons will perform otoplasty (ear surgery) on teens who are extremely embarrassed about this feature, especially if the patient is being teased or bullied for his or her appearance. Another cosmetic procedure that is sometimes offered to teenagers is rhinoplasty — but only if they have stopped developing. Dr. LoVerme meets with teenage patients considering rhinoplasty to decide on a case-by-case basis whether the procedure would be beneficial.


Individuals in their 20s do not generally have aging-related cosmetic concerns. Nonetheless, women in their 20s often request breast augmentation surgery. A woman’s breasts have typically stopped developing by her 20s, and thus the true size and shape of the breasts are revealed. Therefore, undergoing breast augmentation during one’s 20s might be beneficial — as long as the patient is pursuing the procedure of her own volition and for the right reasons.


Individuals in their 30s generally share one of two cosmetic concerns: Either they are frustrated with premature signs of facial aging or they have noticed that their figure has undergone dramatic changes due to pregnancy and breastfeeding.

For 30-something patients who are unhappy with noticeable signs of aging, Dr. LoVerme offers a range of nonsurgical cosmetic treatment options, as facial rejuvenation surgery is typically not needed at this age. Dr. LoVerme’s nonsurgical cosmetic treatment options include Exilis skin-tightening treatment for firmer skin as well as laser skin-resurfacing treatment to improve the look of fine lines, mild wrinkles and hyperpigmentation, providing more even skin tone and texture. We also start to use BOTOX and fillers such as Juvéderm for patients at this age.

For mothers in their 30s who are frustrated with the look of sagging breasts and loose abdominal skin and a lack of abdominal muscle tone, Dr. LoVerme offers mommy makeover surgery. Mommy makeover surgery is not simply one procedure but a combination of breast lift (with or without breast implants) and abdominoplasty (“tummy tuck” surgery) to address the common aesthetic concerns that many mothers have.


As we age, the body gradually produces less and less collagen and elastin, two proteins that are essential for healthy, supple skin. Without these proteins, the skin loses its elasticity and starts to sag. Muscle tone is lost, and fat is displaced. The result is sagging facial skin, wrinkles, deeper facial folds, hollow-looking areas of the face, jowls and more. These aesthetic concerns may be compounded by lifestyle habits, such as smoking or sunbathing without proper SPF protection, or by genetics.

For patients in their 40s who are starting to notice these visible signs of facial aging developing, Dr. LoVerme offers several types of facial rejuvenation surgery, including blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery) to remove excess skin and fat from the upper eyelids, lower eyelids or both, for a rejuvenated look throughout the eye area. He also performs brow lift surgery to improve the look of horizontal forehead furrows. (For more complex facial aesthetic concerns, Dr. LoVerme might recommend facelift surgery or a combination of facial rejuvenation procedures.) Non-invasive treatments may still be an option for patients in this age group, such as Exilis skin-tightening treatment, IPL photofacials and dermal filler treatments. It is also necessary for patients at this age to maintain an excellent skin care program with medical-grade skin care products such as those offered exclusively by Accurate Aesthetics.


By the time individuals reach their 50s, noticeable signs of facial aging have become more pronounced. For these patients, facelift surgery is often an effective treatment option. Dr. LoVerme can also include neck lift surgery or nonsurgical skin-tightening treatment to optimize the rejuvenating effects of facial rejuvenation surgery.

To schedule a personal consultation with Dr. LoVerme to learn more about your cosmetic surgery treatment options, contact Accurate Aesthetics by calling (877) 603-7874.

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