Am I a Good Candidate for Liposuction?

223-300x199Liposuction is one of the most commonly performed plastic surgery procedures at Newport Beach Center for Plastic Surgery, and as such, Dr. Nirav Savalia receives a great deal of inquiries about it. Most often he hears from patients that want to know whether they are a good candidate for the body sculpting procedure. If you have ever been curious, here are some indications that you may be a good candidate for liposuction. Continue reading “Am I a Good Candidate for Liposuction?” »

When Does Breast Reduction Become a “Medical Necessity?”

istock_000018052378_xxxlarge-300x200“Medical necessity” or “medically necessary” are phrases developed by the insurance industry to describe a surgery that is eligible for financial coverage. Every insurance company develops its own set of criteria by which to measure an operation. If a patient fails to meet this set of criteria, they are ineligible for insurance coverage and their surgery is considered elective and cosmetic. Continue reading “When Does Breast Reduction Become a “Medical Necessity?”” »