Dr. Peggy Velayo is a Certified Cosmetic Surgeon and a fellow of the Philippine Society for Cosmetic Surgery (PSCS), a professional medical society dedicated to patients' safety.
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Abdominoplasty or "tummy tuck" is a cosmetic surgery procedure used to make the abdomen thinner and more firm. The surgery involves the removal of excess skin and fat from the middle and lower abdomen in order to tighten the muscle and fascia of the abdominal wall. This type of surgery is usually sought by patients with loose or sagging tissues after pregnancy or major weight loss.
procedure for raising breasts upon the chest of the woman, by changing and modifying the size, contour, and elevation of the breasts to re-establish an aesthetically proportionate bust for the woman.
Sclerotherapy is a medical procedure used to eliminate varicose veins and spider veins. Sclerotherapy involves an injection of a solution directly into the vein. The solution irritates the lining of the blood vessel, causing it to collapse and stick together and the blood to clot.
Liposuction, or simply lipo, is a type of fat removal procedure.
Liposuction is used to remove fat from areas of the body that haven't responded to diet and exercise.
Breast augmentation — also known as augmentation mammoplasty — is surgery to increase breast size. It involves placing breast implants under breast tissue or chest muscles.
For some women, breast augmentation is a way to feel more confident. For others, it's part of rebuilding the breast for various conditions.
A surgical fat transfer is cosmetic surgery to move fat from one part of the body to another.
The aim is to remove unwanted fat from an area of the body (such as the tummy or thighs) and use it to smoothen or increase the size of another area (such as the breasts or face).