Procedures help patients become more body confident

Woman in bra and knickers pinching tummy fleshWomen have an average of 13 body related thoughts each day, and with the excesses of another festive season now out of the way, January is a key time for tackling their source. And with Liposuction ranking as the second most popular Cosmetic Surgical procedure undertaken by Americans in 2012, leading specialists are geared up to handle a surge in enquiries from people looking to deal with their 'love handles' and other body areas with excess fat in time for spring.As they are embarking on making these changes, many people also decide that it's time once and for all to put behind them the time-consuming and sometimes painful regular need to keep their body hair under control. While shaving, waxing and plucking only offer a temporary fix, "Laser Hair Removal targets the hair follicle to discourage a permanent reduction in future hair growth, [] leaving the area hair-free for an extended period of time," says Dr Stephen Gagliardi, who runs Massachusetts-based Ageless Body Sculpting. "With repeated treatments, the long-term absence of hair is possible," he concludes.