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What’s The Difference Between Body Contouring and Fat Reduction?


You may have been curious about the difference between body contouring and fat reduction, or perhaps you were under the impression that the two essentially mean the same thing. You are certainly not alone! Our team at UNC Aesthetic, Laser, and Burn Center in North Carolina is here to look a little closer at the differences between these two different procedures and perhaps help you decide if one of these treatments (or both!) would help restore your confidence and reach your body goals.  Continue reading “What’s The Difference Between Body Contouring and Fat Reduction?” »

Which Breast Implant Is Best for You?


Year after year,
breast augmentation remains one of the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures. Women of all ages choose to enhance their breasts with the addition of an implant. Having performed countless breast augmentations at our Chapel Hill practice, UNC Aesthetic & Laser Center’s team of skilled plastic surgeons can tell you that each breast augmentation we perform is as unique as the patient herself.
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Restored Confidence After Labiaplasty

Throwing on bikini bottoms or a tight pair of leggings isn’t always the most comfortable thing for many women. For those who have asymmetrical or enlarged labia, wearing tighter clothes can be embarrassing and negatively impact one’s self confidence. Our team at UNC Aesthetic & Laser Center want all women to feel truly confident in the skin they are in. We offer labiaplasty surgery to help give women the confidence and comfort they deserve.
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Lip Augmentation at Any Age

Many don’t realize just how influential age is when it comes to the appearance of their lips. Fortunately, injectable lip fillers are able to enhance the lips at any age. That said, at UNC Aesthetic & Laser Center, we understand that patients of different ages are bound to differ in their goals and motivations when it comes to lip augmentation. A woman in their 20s is sure to have very different expectations than a woman in her 50s.

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FAQ: Brazilian Butt Lift Recovery Explained

As you consider a Brazilian butt lift, you are sure to wonder what your recovery period will be like. In fact, some of the most frequently asked questions at our Chapel Hill practice have to do with recovery of this buttocks enhancement surgery. It is important to understand what to expect during your recovery, as well as what you can do to ensure the best possible results from your Brazilian butt lift.

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The Many Benefits of Tumescent Liposuction

Many men and women hope to improve their body’s contour by eliminating pockets of excess fat. For years now, liposuction has done just this—and has successfully helped patients achieve their desired figure. With continuous advancements and an ever-growing number of variations of liposuction techniques, it can be difficult for patients to know which technique is the right choice for them. At our Chapel Hill practice, we use the tumescent liposuction technique. Proven safe and effective, tumescent liposuction can garner beautiful results.

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What Is It Like to Get Lip Injections for the First Time?

Lips are in. Further establishing this, Google recently released its year end statistics for 2015. Topping the list of most frequently searched beauty questions: “how to do the Kylie Jenner lip challenge” was followed closely by, “what are lip fillers?” With lips clearly on the mind, it comes as no surprise that patients are increasingly coming to us at UNC Aesthetic & Laser Center inquiring about lip augmentation.

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Real Patient Stories

Kandy | Eyelid Surgery Patient
"Bottom line I did this just for me!" (Read More)

Ethel | Tummy Tuck Surgery Patient
"I love my size 2 and shopping." (Read More)

Jackie | Radiesse Patient
"I’m having fun and feeling great!" (Read More)