About the show

Go beyond the doors of the operating room to learn about plastic surgery and non-surgical medical aesthetics with Houston board certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Bob Basu.

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  • Body Contouring with Liposuction

    September 2nd, 2021  |  12 mins 32 secs
    360 lipo, body contouring, circumferential liposuction, coolsculpting, fat grafting, liposuction

    Liposuction is the most popular way to reduce localized fat and contour the body to help give you a slimmer, curvier, or more balanced look. While it’s not exactly magic, experience does matter and on this episode you’ll hear how Dr. Basu’s approach to sculpting the body blends both science and artistry to enhance contour and shadow lines of both the female and male forms.

  • Face and Neck Lift

    August 17th, 2021  |  23 mins 18 secs
    accutite, bodytite, brow lift, chin liposuction, deep plane facelift, eyelid lift, face lift, facial rejuvenation, lip lift, microneedling, morpheus8, neck lift, smas facelift

    Billions of hours on Zoom led many people to wonder when their lower face and neck started looking so tired. Formerly known as “turkey neck,” the new name is “Zoom neck” and the good news is it can be treated with a variety of minimally invasive and surgical techniques.

  • Body Lift Following Massive Weight Loss

    July 27th, 2021  |  33 mins 28 secs
    bariatric surgery, body contouring, body lift, circumferential body lift, extended tummy tuck, post weight loss surgery, skin removal surgery

    After losing 115 lbs. over 5 years, Kayla asks Dr. Basu what she can expect from circumferential body lift surgery and if it’s the right time to move forward with post-weight loss contouring.

  • Breast Implants vs. Fat Transfer: Which is right for me?

    June 29th, 2021  |  13 mins 39 secs
    breast augmentation, breast implants, fat grafting, fat transfer, liposuction

    Fat transfer is an alternative to breast implants that can deliver beautiful results for some patients. Find out who’s right for this procedure, what the limitations are, and what you can expect from fat grafting for the purpose of breast enhancement without implants.

  • Is Anesthesia Dangerous?

    June 15th, 2021  |  18 mins 29 secs
    anesthesia, anesthesiologist, exparel, pain control, pain management, pain medication

    Anesthesiologist Dr. Mary Ellen Firat answers all the questions you didn’t know you had about anesthesia before plastic surgery, most importantly “will I wake up?” Spoiler alert, yes you will!

  • Breast Reduction and Lift

    May 25th, 2021  |  10 mins 34 secs
    areola reduction, breast lift, breast reduction, cosmetic surgeon, cosmetic surgery, cypress, dr bob basu, houston, plastic surgeon, plastic surgery

    Heavy or sagging breasts that spill out of your clothes and cause back pain can be miserable, whether you're 17 or 70. Dr. Basu covers the differences between good and not-so-good breast volume and explains his technique for creating new, natural results without the use of breast implants.

  • Boss Brittany from 90 Day Fiance Shares Her Breast Implant Revision Experience

    May 11th, 2021  |  18 mins 56 secs
    90 day fiance, boss brittany, bottoming out, breast implant revision, breast reduction, brittany banks, instagram, internal bra technique

    Brittany Banks opens up about her recent breast implant revision surgery with Dr. Basu and takes us through her past surgery experiences, from her struggle with breasts that were too big for her body in high school through the unwanted changes caused by her 70 lb. weight loss and what drove her to finally undergo a 3rd surgery to get the breasts she always wanted.

  • Which Tummy Tuck is Right For Me?

    May 4th, 2021  |  7 mins 28 secs
    tummy tuck

    A mom of twins from Katy, Texas asks about the differences between a regular tummy tuck, a “mini” tummy tuck, and an extended tummy tuck. Dr. Basu explains who’s the best candidate for each procedure, shares how the incisions are hidden and how he keeps the belly button looking cute.

  • Breast Augmentation

    April 20th, 2021  |  30 mins 32 secs
    breast augmentation, breast implants

    Thinking about getting breast implants? Dr. Basu walks us through the time-tested 3-step process for picking the perfect breast implant size, why Instagram is the place to find the best your breast augmentation “wish pics, ” and the advice he gives for recovery to prevent post-surgery complications.

  • Mommy Makeover

    April 13th, 2021  |  15 mins 10 secs
    360 lipo, bodytite, brazilian butt lift, breast augmentation, breast lift, breast reduction, coolsculpting, exparel, fat transfer, liposuction, mommy makeover, thermiva, tummy tuck

    Felicia from Sugar Land asks Dr. Basu how soon she can have a mommy makeover after having kids and if it’s safe to combine procedures like tummy tuck, breast lift, or brazilian butt lift.

  • Breast Implant Revision or Replacement

    March 16th, 2021  |  16 mins 26 secs
    alcl, breast implant illness, breast implant removal, breast implant replacement, breast implant revision, breast lift, fat transfer for breast augmentation, internal bra technique

    Breast implants need a “redo” most commonly because of volume loss from having kids, aging or weight loss, old implants, or health related concerns. Dr. Basu shares all the different ways breast implant revision can be accomplished, including implant removal, replacement, with a breast lift, with fat transfer, or with the advanced internal bra technique.

  • Plus Size Tummy Tuck

    March 8th, 2021  |  16 mins 44 secs
    plus size, tummy tuck

    With tummy tuck surgery, there’s no one size fits all. Many women are surprised to find out that they’re eligible even with a higher BMI. Dr. Basu takes us behind the double doors to answer the most important questions, including how much weight you can expect to be taken off, when it’s possible for liposuction or BBL to be combined, and the typical costs of the plus size tummy tuck procedure.

  • Meet Dr. Bob Basu

    March 8th, 2021  |  6 mins 46 secs
    cosmetic surgeon, cosmetic surgery, dr bob basu, houston plastic surgeon, medical spa, plastic surgery

    Meet Houston plastic surgeon Dr. Bob Basu and go behind the double doors to hear about the unique Northwest Houston destination he designed for plastic surgery, non-surgical aesthetics, and wellness in Towne Lake, Cypress.