Yearly Archives: 2012

Liposuction and Fat Distribution: Fact vs. Fiction

There are a lot of differing opinions floating around about fat redistribution after liposuction. Our Louisiana patients often ask us whether or not liposuction causes the body to gain weight disproportionately in areas of the body that were not treated. This myth has been perpetuated by media coverage of a few inconclusive studies. However, a …

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Incision Decisions – What You Need to Know

Have you ever thought about breast augmentation in Louisiana? If so, you aren't alone. The Wall Center performs over 800 breast procedures each year. Our surgeons have strong relationships with the top breast implant manufacturers, allowing our patients access to many types of breast implants. Plus, they use sophisticated surgical techniques for a safer and …

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Our Patients – The Cornerstone of Our Practice

Anyone who has ever visited The Wall Center can attest that our plastic surgeons in Louisiana do things a little differently. Our leading-edge surgical techniques and our family approach to patient care have helped us build a strong practice and a loyal following. Because we continue to grow without relying on marketing, our focus can …

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BOTOX® Competitor On Hold

A two-year-old lawsuit begun by Allergan, the makers of BOTOX® Cosmetic, has just been given a favorable ruling in US federal court in California, which issued a permanent injunction against Merz Pharmaceuticals and Merz Aesthetics, which are the two American subsidiaries of German pharmaceutical company, Merz Pharma, makers of the BOTOX® competitor, Xeomin. The court …

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Silicone Breast Implants Banned?

Dear Dr. Wall, I just caught the tail end of a news story on TV discussing a ban on silicone breast implants in France. Out of curiosity, what is the reason for this? Is there a ban on the silicone implants I currently have right now? Thanks. There is no ban on your FDA-approved gel-filled …

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Know Anyone Who Asked for Botox® This Holiday Season?

If you believe what they report on ABC’s website, one of the "hottest" gifts requested this past Christmas season wasn’t jewelry. It wasn’t a cruise. It wasn't a new car. It was cosmetic surgery, which for this blog’s purposes, includes items like Botox® Cosmetic injections, fillers and other goodies that make us more youthful looking, …

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