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What makes Smartlipo™ so damn smart?

The term SmartLipo™ is a registered trademark for a specific laser liposuction device that was developed by the laser company Cynosure.  In terms of marketing, the coining of the phrase SmartLipo was extremely successful in promoting the technology, and it has become an almost universally recognized terminology. But other than being cleverly marketed, is there really something intrinsically better about the SmartLipo technology which makes it a more effective technique for performing liposuction? To understand where this technology is at today I think it is helpful to know a little of the history of SmartLipo.  The original SmartLipo device was relatively … Continue reading

What kind of certifications should I look for in a plastic surgeon?

  It’s a question we’re asked time and time again;  “What type of certifications should I look for in a plastic surgeon…whether they are a doctor in the US or located internationally? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks so much.” Jenn M. Seattle, WA The certification that you should be looking for is Board Certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. This is the only true original board for certification in Plastic Surgery with the highest standards for education and training, and the most rigorous written and oral examinations to achieve certification. It can be very confusing at times … Continue reading

The Low-Down on Breast-Lift Procedures

Lifting and rejuvenating the breast can be achieved through a variety of incision patterns and techniques. The appropriate technique is determined based on your breast size and shape, size and position of your areolas, degree of breast sagging, skin quality and elasticity as well as the amount of extra skin. Continue reading

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Puget Sound Plastic Surgery
Braden C. Stridde, M.D.
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Kirkland, WA 98033
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Kirkland, WA 98033
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(425) 202-4709(425) 202-4709

 Braden Stridde, M.D.