October 15, 2016

Buccal fat Removal

Buccal fat removal is a facial plastic surgery procedure that involves removing fat from your face to create a slimmer appearance of one's face.  This procedure is ideal for patients who typically present with "chubby cheeks" or "chipmunk cheeks" or "...

September 24, 2016

Large Volume Liposuction Improves Cholesterol Level and Diabetes

A recent systematic review was recently published evaluating whether large volume liposuction improves diabetes and decrease cholesterol levels.  Large volume liposuction (defined as liposuction of more th...

August 19, 2016

VASER Lipo versus Smart Lipo

After more than a hundred VASER liposuctions I’ve performed in the Houston area, the fundamental questions asked by the patients about this surgery have remained the same. Therefore, I’ve decided to uncover their inquiries in a series of art...

August 11, 2016

Large Volume Liposuction may Improve Diabetes and Hypertension

Numerous studies have been published recently regarding the benefits of large volume liposuction.  it has been shown that large volume liposuction reduces the total BMI (body mass index) of the patient, as w...

Coffee Intake Influences Breast Size  by Stef De La Cruz 

More cups of coffee lead to smaller "cup size"
Women are having second thoughts about sipping their cup of joe after a study linked coffee intake to smaller breasts. A 2008 st
udy published in the Brit...

Operation Smile Gala 2016 in Houston

Operation Smile’s 3rd Annual Houston Smile Gala raised over $200,000 to provide life-changing surgery for children!

Emmanuel De La Cruz MD, PLLC
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon

Numerous studies were published regarding the safety of large volume liposuction.  However, this procedure is safe if performed in the right setting:  performed by a plastic surgeon; anesthesia administered by an anesthesiologist; procedure performed in the h...


A multicenter, prospective randomized controlled trial in 2012 recently showed that the VASER-assisted liposuction resulted in a statistically significant improvement in skin retraction of 53 percent relative to the...

Dermal Filler Complications (Restylane/Juvederm)

There are several facial filler materials that have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration for use in the United States that have been employed by physicians for the past several years.  These dermal fillers ar...

"Love is An Airplane" was written, composed and performed by Houston Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Emmanuel De La Cruz. The music was produced by Grammy Award-winning music producer, Mickael Zibi.

You can purchase the song in iTunes:  http://itunes.apple.com/album/id1081125651?l...

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