Houston plastic surgeon Dr. Bob Basu is the host of Behind the Double Doors, a patient education podcast for people considering plastic surgery.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
May 4th, 2021 | 7 mins 28 secs
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.