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Options for Losing Baby Weight

Throughout pregnancy, your body changes immensely as it works non-stop to create a thriving, healthy life. After the birth, however, many women find they are surprised and frustrated at how difficult it is to return to their pre-pregnancy body.

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Dramatic Weight Loss Options

If you - like most people - have struggled to lose even a small amount of stubborn weight, you’ve probably asked yourself if there are any dramatic weight loss options that work. While it is tempting to hope for a pill or trick that will lead to drastic weight loss, these ‘magic bullets’ are usually more hype than reality.

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Less invasive liposuction

In many ways, liposuction is an amazing procedure: you get to minimize stubborn fat that you’re not able to get rid of with diet or exercise. You also get a toned, sculpted look when you choose a highly skilled liposuction surgeon.

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Small Breast Implants

When you think of breast implants, do you picture a woman increasing her bust size by several cup sizes? While a significant increase in breast size is certainly an option, these days there are many women who choose to have smaller breast implants.

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9 Things You Should Know Before Getting Liposuction

What should you know before getting liposuction? Today we’ll cover 9 things you should know before making the decision to target pockets of fat with liposuction.

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Everything you need to know about fat transfer

Have you ever wished you could take some excess fat from one part of your body and move it to another part? Perhaps you would like to take some fat from your tummy and move it to your face to fill wrinkles, or take some fat from your thighs and move it to your butt.

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What to expect after a mommy makeover

After pregnancy, childbirth, and breastfeeding, many women are looking for ways to return their body to a pre-baby appearance. Having children can take a toll on women’s bodies, leaving them with unwanted sagging or deflated breasts, excess skin, pockets of fat on their tummy, and reduced skin elasticity.

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Non Surgical Tummy Tuck Options & Alternatives

A tummy tuck can have amazing results, restoring your body to a more toned, firm appearance. Many women have a tummy tuck after childbirth, and both women and men can benefit from a tummy tuck after losing weight. But does a tummy tuck have to be surgical?

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How to remove specific areas of fat

How can I remove specific areas of fat? It’s a question we’re asked a lot at Athenix. The idea of targeted fat reduction options is different from the idea of weight loss.

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Breast lift or breast augmentation?

“Should I get a breast lift or a breast augmentation?” It’s a question that many potential patients ask us. Both are procedures that many women love because of their ability to increase confidence by giving a more youthful, shapely silhouette.

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Breast lift incision types

A breast lift is a procedure that can bring increased confidence, pride in your body shape, or a return to a more youthful silhouette.

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What to expect after a Brazilian butt lift

The first step in understanding what to expect after Brazilian butt lift is to understand the process itself.

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Best type of breast implants for me

There are several different types of breast implants that we offer at Athenix.

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Panniculectomy Vs Tummy Tuck

Chances are, you’ve heard of a tummy tuck. But did you know there’s another surgery that many people confuse with a tummy tuck?

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Aging with breast implants

As we age, our bodies inevitably change. And these changes apply to any plastic or cosmetic procedures as well, including body contouring, facial surgery, or implants.

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Inner Thigh Fat Removal

Why can it be so hard to lose fat from the inner thigh area? It’s well known that you can lose weight with a combination of lifestyle changes like eating well and exercising.

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Body Lift After Weight Loss

Losing a significant amount of weight is an exciting achievement that often brings people pride, energy, and increased self-confidence.

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Natural Breast Augmentation

You know that there are types of breast augmentations that involve implants - either silicone or saline. But do you know about the breast augmentation that does not use implants?

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What is a gastric balloon?

There’s an exciting non-surgical option for weight loss, that you may have heard about recently. It’s called a gastric balloon or weight loss balloon. But exactly what is a gastric balloon?

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Understanding non-surgical liposuction

Is it possible to reduce fat volume and cellulite without surgery? This is a great question. In some ways, it’s hard to imagine how liposuction could be “non surgical” when most of us think of liposuction as an invasive procedure that sucks fat out of the body.

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What to Expect After Breast Reduction

When some people think about improving the appearance of their breasts, they think about an increase in size. But for many women, the opposite is true.

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Breast Augmentation with Lift

If you are considering a breast augmentation – which increases the size of your breasts – you may want to learn more about an increasingly popular combination of procedures: a breast augmentation with lift.

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Liposuction Vs Tummy Tuck

If you’re unhappy with the shape of your abdominal area, there are several options we offer that can help.

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Lipo Recovery

Liposuction allows you to target stubborn areas of fat, improving both body shape and confidence. Today’s liposuction options allow for excellent results with less downtime than ever before.

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Types of body contouring

There are many types of body contouring and body sculpting to help target stubborn spots of fat. This comprehensive article can help you choose the best method for you!

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What is a Mommy Makeover?

What is a mommy makeover and what are the procedures done during a mommy makeover? Learn more here.

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Butt Lifts: An Overview

There are several types of ‘butt lifts’ offered today, and one of the most popular is the Brazilian butt lift. These procedures are also sometimes referred to as butt augmentations or gluteal augmentations.

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Arm and Thigh Liposuction

You know liposuction is often used for areas like the abdomen and back, but did you also know that arm liposuction and thigh liposuction are increasingly popular procedures? Liposuction allows you to target areas with excess fat, that have been resistant to diet and exercise. Sometimes, no matter how many bicep curls or squats someone does, they will have areas of stubborn fat. This is why we offer both arm liposuction and thigh liposuction at Athenix.

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Understanding Mini Liposuction

While liposuction can target large areas like thighs, back, and abdomen, did you know it can also be used on small areas like the chin or knees? Mini liposuction allows us to treat these small areas, giving a leaner look and more contouring to areas that are difficult to tone.

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Athenix Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery is an operation that treats obesity and related health conditions. Sometimes bariatric surgery is called weight loss surgery or obesity surgery. Although types of bariatric surgery procedures have been around for decades, medical innovations in the last 10 years have made these procedures even more safe and effective than before.

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Obalon vs Orbera

The gastric balloon, or weight loss balloon, is a fairly new treatment option. A major benefit of the gastric balloon is that it is a non-surgical procedure that allows people to benefit more from their hard work at eating well and exercising.

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Nipple Reduction

Although there are many breast operations we offer, two that are not discussed as often are nipple reduction surgery and areola reduction surgery.

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Tuberous Breast Correction

What are tubular breasts, and how can they be treated? Our specialists discuss tuberous breast correction and how it addresses this condition.

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Breast Augmentation versus Fat Transfer

For people who are interested in increasing the size of their breasts, the question of breast augmentation or fat transfer – sometimes referred to as “natural breast augmentation” - is one our surgeons hear often.

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Best Cosmetic Surgery after Weight Loss

What are the best cosmetic surgery and plastic surgery options after weight loss? Read our in-depth article to learn what procedure is right for you.

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Liposuction after Weight Loss

If you’ve lost weight – and even if you’ve reached your goal weight – your body will not necessarily look exactly like you hoped. Sometimes when people lose weight they still retain stubborn areas of excess fat that do not seem to respond to diet or exercise.

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Tummy Tuck Recovery Tips

If you’re interested in having a tummy tuck, you’re likely wondering what the tummy tuck recovery process is like. We’ll help you understand the details of what to expect, as well as give you some tummy tuck recovery tips.

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Liposuction is a popular cosmetic procedure used to eliminate specific regions of fat and improve body shape. In addition to liposuction of the abdomen and hip areas, arm liposuction and thigh liposuction are procedures many patients choose.

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What to Expect After Breast Augmentation

Often patients ask us what to expect after breast augmentation surgery. Our medical professionals aim to use innovative techniques that minimize your downtime and recovery, but as with any surgical procedure, breast augmentation has a recovery process you’ll want to understand...

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Practice Policy Update Regarding COVID-19 Your safety is our top priority.

To our valued patients,

I hope that you and your families have stayed healthy and well during this difficult time. We want to thank all of the essential workers that provided us with critical services during this period and also to all of you that remained at home preventing the further spread of the virus.

As we re-open our facilities our priority remains the safety and well being of our patients and staff. To that end, we have implemented a number of important safety measures at all of our facilities.

  1. All patients, staff, and caregivers will be screened via a questionnaire and temperature for Covid-19 symptoms at the front entrance.
  2. Only those individuals that pass the screening will be allowed into the facility.
  3. Patients can only bring 1 other person with them to the appointment.
  4. All patients (and caregivers) need to wear a mask while in the facility. Please bring a cloth or other mask with you to the appointment.
  5. Physical distancing will be in effect in the office waiting room and throughout the office.
  6. Once the physical distance capacity has been reached in the waiting room, patients will be asked to wait in their vehicles and will be called to come in at their appointment time.
  7. All surfaces in the office will be cleaned and disinfected at least on an hourly basis.
  8. All patient rooms will be cleaned and disinfected after each patient use.
  9. Caregivers waiting for patients after surgery will be asked to not wait in the facility.
  10. All staff will be wearing PPE in accordance with CDC guidelines.

We understand that these continue to be uncertain and difficult times however we remain committed to your health, well being, safety, and ensuring you the best outcome possible.

All Athenix locations are now open. However, as we continue to practice physical distancing, we are still available for virtual consultations at any of our locations. You can reach us by calling 1-888-276-1535 or email [email protected] to get scheduled.

We thank you for your continued support and trust in Athenix and look forward to seeing you soon.


Gavin M. Dry, M.D. Chief Medical Officer