Posts Tagged ‘ Dr. Ian Lonergan ’

Brazilian Butt Lift

The Brazilian Butt Lift procedure has gained in popularity over the last several years. The surgery as originally described several years ago involved extensive incisions and scars as well as the use of buttock implants. We have modified and improved the procedure by eliminating implants and instead relying upon the patient’s own fat as a […]


Breast Lift

Breast lift, or mastopexy, is one of the most popular procedures that I perform. The procedure lifts and reshapes the breasts to give them a more lifted, natural, and youthful appearance. The procedure is oftentimes combined with a breast augmentation to not only lift the breasts but also to enhance them or restore volume that […]


Dangers of Second-Hand Smoke

A new study recently published in the medical journal Lancet reveals that second-hand smoke is responsible for approximately 600,000 deaths worldwide each year. The study also reported that about 40% of children and 30% of non-smoking men and women regularly inhale second-hand smoke. This means that second-hand smoking is responsible for 1% of all deaths […]


Breast Reduction

Thousands of women suffer with chronic back, shoulder, and neck pain due to the large size of their breasts. Other problems that can occur with large breasts include shoulder grooving from bra straps, moisture and infection underneath the breasts, and the breasts themselves can be painful and uncomfortable. In addition, it can often be very […]


Gynecomastia

Gynecomastia is a common problem among many men. In fact, 1 out of every 10 men is affected by gynecomastia. Gynecomastia is a medical term derived from the Greek words for “woman-like breasts”. Enlarged breasts on young boys are very common as they reach puberty and adolescence. In some cases these breasts resolve while in […]


Cosmetic Surgery More Popular Than Ever in the US

Despite a rough economy, more Americans than ever before are having cosmetic surgery. A recent survey conducted by the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS) reported that more than 17 million cosmetic surgery procedures were performed in the United States in 2009. This represents an 8% increase over the number of cosmetic surgery procedures performed […]


Benefits of Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation is one of the most commonly performed cosmetic surgical procedures in the United States and it has a very high patient satisfaction rate. This is largely because breast augmentation surgery can provide a woman with multiple benefits. Breast augmentation can enhance and improve the size and shape of the breasts. This can result […]


Tummy Tuck vs. Liposuction

Many patients that I see are often interested in body contouring but are not sure which procedures might be right for them. The two main types of procedures performed for body contouring are tummy tucks (aka abdominoplasties) and liposuction. Both of these procedures can result in significant improvements in overall body contour but there are […]


BodyTite- The Next Generation in Body Contouring

The most commonly performed cosmetic surgical procedure in the United States is currently liposuction. Now, a new form of liposuction called BodyTite has been introduced which may significantly improve the results of liposuction and revolutionize body contouring as we know it. BodyTite combines traditional liposuction with Radiofrequency technologies. This combination of liposuction and Radiofrequency, or […]