A well-contoured neck and jawline takes years off your looks. Two primary options are available: a submental neck lift or liposuction. Which one is best for a particular individual depends on various factors. Here Dr. Erwin Bulan discusses what makes someone a more suitable candidate for each procedure. Continue reading
While liposuction can reward patients with a slimmer figure and less fat on the abdomen, buttocks and other problem areas, it is not suitable for everyone. Liposuction is not a substitute for weight loss, but a method of removing stubborn areas of fat. Dr. Erwin Bulan provides insight into what makes someone a good candidate for this procedure. Continue reading
“Tummy tuck,” or abdominoplasty, is a surgical solution for loose skin and weakened muscles that may have developed in the abdominal area as a result of weight loss, pregnancy or aging. The stomach benefits from a smooth, “tucked-in” profile after the removal of excess skin and fat and the tightening of the abdominal muscles.
Lipoabdominoplasty combines the benefits of a tummy tuck with liposuction, the procedure that involves targeted removal of fat deposits. Dr. Erwin Bulan has extensive experience in each of these body-shaping procedures, and will help you choose the one that is right for you. Continue reading
Liposuction, the most popular cosmetic procedure in the U.S., is best known as a cure for the common saddle bag, muffin top or love handle.
Its results can be remarkable, but there are also limits to what it can do. A patient with realistic expectations will be pleased by the way the procedure can sculpt the body, restoring the elegant proportions of a fit and beautiful profile. Yet liposuction is not a remedy for obesity, a substitute for exercise and a healthy diet, or a cure for some of the imperfections that often appear as we age.
Read on as Dr. Erwin Bulan, an elite Northern New Jersey plastic surgeon, explains what liposuction can and cannot accomplish. Continue reading
Nearly everyone has one body area that they have a hard time toning and sculpting with diet and exercise. For some women, it’s the “bra bulge,” a roll of unwanted fat that forms between the armpit and bra.
The upper arms can be a problem area for many. Some people’s arms look flabby or bulky no matter how much they exercise. Others lose a significant amount of weight and are left with folds of loose skin that sag off the arms.
No matter what stands between you and the lean, elegant arms you desire, Northern New Jersey plastic surgeon Dr. Erwin Bulan can recommend a suitable treatment option. To get an idea of the treatment that is best for you, ask yourself what is causing the undesirable arm contour: excess fat or excess skin? Sometimes the answer is “both.” Continue reading
As the most popular plastic surgery procedure of 2015, liposuction has as many myths surrounding it as it has proven benefits. While both men and women continue to enjoy the results they achieve from this body contouring procedure, many people still have misconceptions about it. Continue reading
If you have spent months on a diet but do not see the body slimming results you desire, it is possible you are self-sabotaging with small mistakes. Dr. Erwin Bulan, a leading Northern New Jersey plastic surgeon, reveals the most common diet mistakes that could be throwing off your weight loss efforts (and suggests some tweaks to make). Continue reading