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Tips for Maximizing Liposuction Jun 1st, 2022

Liposuction removes fat cells permanently from treated areas—but it isn’t magic. You play a big role in how well you heal from liposuction and in your long-term results.  At Plastic Surgery Arts Center in Webster, Texas, our cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Jan Garcia, recommends the following before and after your surgery...

Noncosmetic Reasons to Consider Breast Augmentation May 1st, 2022

While many people have breast surgery, or a “boob job,” to get rounder, fuller breasts, others seek out the surgery for noncosmetic reasons. The surgery helps provide symmetry, reconstruction, and greater self-esteem.  At Plastic Surgery Arts Center in Webster, Texas, cosmetic plastic surgeon Jan Garcia Jr., MD, PA, offers breast...

How Large Breasts Can Lead to Back Problems Apr 6th, 2022

Breast surgery isn’t always about getting a bigger cup size. Thousands of women elect breast reduction surgery every year to remove excess tissue and achieve more comfort in their daily lives. Overly large breasts can cause excess tension on the neck, shoulder, and back muscles. This tension can cause serious back pain, limit...

Can Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Heal on Its Own? Mar 4th, 2022

In most people, the pain, tingling, and numbness of carpal tunnel syndrome worsens with time. This is especially true if you ignore symptoms and keep doing the repetitive activity that contributed to its development in the first place. At Plastic Surgery Arts Center in Webster, Texas, our skilled plastic surgeon,...

Give Your Weight Loss Efforts a Little Boost with Liposuction Feb 2nd, 2022

At Plastic Surgery Arts Center, we know how frustrating it can be if you’ve done all the work to lose weight and build a healthy body, but have areas that just won’t reduce regardless of how much you try.  You’re putting in the effort to eat right, move more, sleep...

Which Helps Wrinkles the Most: Botox or Fillers? Jan 11th, 2022

Botox® and dermal fillers are effective, nonsurgical ways to enhance your appearance. Both types of treatment are incredibly popular, provide quick results, and require no downtime.  At Plastic Surgery Arts Center in Webster, Texas, we offer several types of dermal fillers along with Botox to help you achieve your aesthetic...

Five Popular Benefits of Rhinoplasty Dec 1st, 2021

Your nose is one of your most prominent features, not to mention that it’s absolutely essential to your ability to breathe. You want it to work and look just right, so it only makes sense that more than 200,000 Americans undergo rhinoplasty, or a nose job, every year.  At Plastic...

Look Your Best for the Holidays With Our Specials Nov 21st, 2021

You want to look your best for the upcoming holiday parties, card photos, and family visits. This season is an ideal time to freshen up your look with procedures that optimize your appearance so you wow your friends and family -- especially those you haven’t seen all year. At Plastic...

How Laser Therapy Can Enhance Your Skin Oct 11th, 2021

Exposure to the sun, aging, acne, and some lifestyle habits can leave your skin looking less than optimal. Do you want a smooth complexion, tighter skin, and a younger appearance without the invasiveness of surgery? Laser treatments offer a solution.  Provided at Plastic Surgery Arts Center by plastic surgeon, Dr....

Rheumatoid Arthritis: Can Hand Reconstruction Help? Sep 8th, 2021

As many as 1.3 million people in the United States suffer from rheumatoid arthritis, an autoimmune condition in which the body mistakenly attacks the lining of your joints. It’s a chronic condition that leads to pain throughout the body that can progress to joint deformities. The damage rheumatoid arthritis does...

Considering Liposuction? Here’s What You Need to Know Aug 12th, 2021

Liposuction continues to be a popular choice for fat loss in stubborn areas that are resistant to diet and exercise. At Plastic Surgery Arts Center in Webster, Texas, Dr. Jan Garcia, offers liposuction to reduce problematic fat in areas like the belly, hips, buttocks, upper arms, and even the neck. ...

Why a Breast Reduction Might Be Right for You Jul 14th, 2021

If you’re a woman with large breasts that compromise your clothing choices, exercise choices, and comfort, breast reduction may be right for you. Breast reduction is not a procedure to enter into lightly, however, as it is major surgery. Dr. Jan Garcia of Plastic Surgery Arts Center in Webster, Texas,...

Get Your Pre-Baby Body Back With a Mommy Makeover Jun 20th, 2021

A mommy makeover is a customized combination of body contouring to undo the unwanted effects of pregnancy and breastfeeding. Nothing compares to the experience of motherhood, but you can enjoy this amazing role while feeling good about yourself. At Plastic Surgery Arts Center in Webster, Texas, experienced plastic surgeon Dr....

When a Facelift Is More Than a Cosmetic Fix May 18th, 2021

You know the primary purpose of the facial rejuvenation procedure known as a facelift is to make you look years younger -- to turn back the effects of time. Of course these cosmetic effects are visible and measurable, but they aren’t the only impact of this surgery. A facelift can...

Myths and Facts About Breast Augmentation Apr 14th, 2021

Breast augmentation is the most popular plastic surgery procedure that’s performed in the United States, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Almost 300,000 people commit to the surgery every year to boost their confidence and improve their chest profile. At Plastic Surgery Arts Center, Dr. Jan Garcia, Jr....

Who Needs Liposuction? Mar 10th, 2021

If areas of your body continue to hold onto fat, despite your efforts to achieve a healthy weight, don’t despair. Liposuction offers a solution to help you slim down in even the most stubborn areas. At Plastic Surgery Arts Center in Webster, Texas, our plastic surgeon, Dr. Jan Garcia, provides...

Miss Your Pre Pregnancy Body? Here's How We Can Help Feb 12th, 2021

Extra pockets of fat on your waist and thighs just won’t reduce, no matter how much you diet and exercise. Stretch marks linger on your belly. Your breasts have sagged, deflated, or just don’t look like they used to.  Just because you’re unbelievably thankful for your children doesn’t mean you...

Start the New Year Without the Ink: How Laser Tattoo Removal Works Jan 13th, 2021

Maybe you got inked on impulse. Perhaps your art symbolizes a relationship that’s no more. Maybe you just no longer find that your piece represents you.  Regardless of why you want to remove your tattoo, our board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Jan Garcia, Jr. at Plastic Surgery Arts Center can help...

5 Benefits of Lipectomy Dec 13th, 2020

Losing a major amount of weight loss with surgery, diligent dieting, and exercise is worth a major congratulations. Sometimes, though, you don’t feel as good about yourself as you thought you might because you still have large folds of skin and fat that keep you from enjoying your slimmer, more...

Botox and Fillers: A Powerful Anti-Aging Duo Nov 10th, 2020

The sun, aging, pollution, genetics, and your lifestyle all affect how you age. Botox® and dermal fillers can reverse the wrinkles, lines, and hollowing that show your years. These cosmetic injectables aren’t mutually exclusive though. Botox and dermal fillers provide complementary results as they work on different types of aging...

How Can Laser Services Get Rid of Your Spider Veins? Oct 7th, 2020

Spider veins aren’t usually dangerous to your health, but they certainly can cause cosmetic problems. If you have spider veins on your face or legs that make you feel self-conscious and seriously interfere with your self-esteem, we can help.  At Plastic Surgery Arts Center in Webster, Texas, we offer state-of-the-art...

Noncosmetic Reasons to Get a Rhinoplasty Sep 9th, 2020

Your nose is a prominent feature, so it’s understandable if you opt for a nose job (rhinoplasty) to change the size or shape if you find it displeasing. But aesthetics aren’t the only reason you may choose to undergo rhinoplasty. While rhinoplasty can change the size or angle of your...

What's a Lipectomy and Who Needs One? Aug 20th, 2020

Similar to a tummy tuck, a lipectomy is surgery to remove fat and loose skin around your “belt line” or waist. The procedure can also remove excess skin from your lower back, arms, and thighs so you get a more contoured look following a major weight loss. Jan Garcia, Jr.,...

Surgical Solutions for Fused Fingers Jul 23rd, 2020

If your child has syndactyly, it means they have webbed or fused fingers. One of the most common congenital hand defects, it can involve any fingers but is most often found in the middle and ring fingers. More than two fingers can also be involved. Fused fingers prevent full hand...

Three Types of Facial Rejuvenation Procedures Jun 25th, 2020

Gravity, exposure to the sun, genetics, diet, and lifestyle all affect how your skin responds to the years that pass. If you have wrinkles and creases, sagging skin, drooping jowls, or other features that show your age and make you feel less-than-beautiful, it’s time to do something about it. At...

Plastic Surgery and COVID-19: What You Should Know May 27th, 2020

When it comes to medical procedures and health, COVID-19 takes precedence. That’s why here at Plastic Surgery Arts Center in Webster, Texas, the office is open to see patients for postoperative care only. Dr. Jan Garcia and our team hold the safety and well-being of patients as the absolute priority....

Regaining Your Youth Through a Simple Facelift Apr 23rd, 2020

You can’t stop time, but you sure can slow it down when it comes to your face. A simple facelift dramatically changes your appearance so you look, on average, 12 years younger after the procedure. At Plastic Surgery Arts Center in Webster, Texas, Jan Garcia, Jr., MD expertly rejuvenates the...

Putting the Finishing Touches on Your Weight Loss with Liposuction Mar 1st, 2020

You’ve diligently committed to diet and exercise and successfully dropped the pounds necessary to support a slimmer frame and healthier body. But achieving a healthy weight is different than achieving a contoured frame. While liposuction is not a comprehensive weight-loss technique, it can remove fat from specific areas to streamline...

How to Best Prepare for Your Breast Augmentation Feb 3rd, 2020

Breast augmentation, or a “boob job,” can do wonders for your self-esteem, especially if you’re bothered by small, deflated, or out-of-balance breasts. Augmentation increases the size of your breasts if they’re naturally small or can restore volume that disappeared when you lost a lot of weight. Augmentation is also a...

5 Important Questions to Ask at Your Rhinoplasty Consultation Jan 9th, 2020

Are you thinking about enhancing the look of your nose? With surgical procedures like rhinoplasty, it’s important to know what you’re getting into.  At Plastic Surgery Arts Center in Webster, Texas, we recommend all of our patients schedule a consultation before a rhinoplasty procedure, taking the opportunity to understand what...

Saying Goodbye to Unwanted Tattoos Is Easier than Ever Dec 3rd, 2019

You were in the moment and wanted to mark the occasion in a permanent way with a tattoo. Fast forward a few years, with the moment long gone, and you may feel quite differently about your ink. Luckily, we offer innovative laser technology that can clear away your tattoo, restoring...

The Best Facial Treatments to Prep for the Holidays Nov 27th, 2019

As you run around to make sure that everything looks great for the holidays, dutifully checking off your holiday prep list, you may catch a glimpse of a haggard face in the mirror. Why not take a little time for yourself and breathe new life into your aging and tired...

What's the Best Age to Have a Face-Lift? Oct 23rd, 2019

Age has a funny way of creeping up on us, little by little. When you notice the first lines and creases, you may start using skin care with retinol or start Botox® treatments. For awhile, that seems to work well enough … until it doesn’t. You look in the mirror...

Why Breast Reduction Remains One of The Highest Patient Satisfaction Cosmetic Surgeries Sep 27th, 2019

Believe it or not, bigger isn’t necessarily better, especially when it comes to breast size.  Both women and men can have disproportionately large breasts. This excess weight can cause a variety of symptoms, including: Chronic neck, shoulder, and back pain Persistent skin or rash irritation underneath your breasts Difficulty finding...

5 Reasons to Consider Liposuction Aug 27th, 2019

Have you worked hard to achieve your ideal body weight but are still frustrated by stubborn pockets of fat that refuse to budge no matter what diet or exercise program you try? Dr. Jan  Garcia, Jr., and our team at Plastic Surgery Arts Center understand how frustrating trying to change...