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Dr. Newall and Dr Mentz are board certified plastic surgeons in Houston Texas. They have been in practice over 20 years where both Dr Newal and Mentz are internationally known in the fields of liposuction facelifts and body contouring.

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Houston Liposuction Expert, Dr. German Newall and Dr. Henry Mentz

Dr. Newall draws patients from all over the world for the dramatic body contouring results he is able to achieve through liposuction. Whether you desire large volume liposuction or a more moderate level of fat removal, Dr. Newall will work with you to help you achieve your shaping goals.
By German Newall
Liposuction reshapes the body and improves its proportions through the removal of excess fat. Despite exercise and good eating habits, fat can be resistant to removal in certain areas due to genetics and the body's  hormonally-influenced tendency to store fat in certain areas for men and women. Liposuction allows you achieve the contouring you desire on almost any area of the body, including:
  • Lower Body (hips, thighs, and buttocks)
  • Abdomen and waist
  • Back
  • Legs (knees, calves, and ankles)
  • Arms
  • Neck and chin
Areas of liposuction diagram

The Liposuction Procedure

In a liposuction procedure, Dr. Newall makes small, inconspicuous incisions in the skin. After infusing a sterile liquid tumesced solution to reduce bleeding, bruising, and pain, he inserts a thin, hollow tube called a cannula. This allows him to suction out  the fat in a manner that achieves the desired shaping goals. The length of the procedure can last anywhere from 1 to 4 hours, depending on the amount of fat that is removed and the number of sites that are recontoured.

Liposuction Recovery

After your liposuction procedure, you will be fitted with a compression garment that is worn for approximately 4 weeks to help reduce swelling and compress the skin to its new contours. Most individuals find they are able to return to work after 4-7 days of recovery and exercise in 3 weeks.

Liposuction--The Results and Benefits

The results of liposuction are typically long lasting providing that a stable weight is maintained. For many individuals, liposuction inspires them to develop a healthier lifestyle that not only maintains their new shape, but also improves their overall fitness and feelings of confidence.

Liposuction / Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty) Procedure

By combining liposuction and a tummy tuck procedures, Dr. Newall is often able to achieve extensive reshaping of the body as an alternative to a body lift.  While liposuction removes excess fat,  a tummy tuck addresses loose skin and weakend muscles in the abdominal area that can be due to large weight loss or pregnancy. A tummy tuck effectively restores a flat, smooth contour to the abdomen through the removal of loose skin and tightening the underlying abdominal muscles. Recovery for this procedure is typically 10-14 days.


Houston plastic surgeon and Facelift Expert, Dr. Henry Mentz

As the nation's first triple-board certified plastic surgeon and editor of several facelift chapters, Dr. Henry Mentz is respected worldwide for his expertise in facelift surgery. Patients travel from around the world for his award-winning facelift techniques that achieve dramatic, natural-looking results.

In 1993, Dr. Mentz became the first surgeon in the United States to achieve triple-board certification in the following boards:

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

This comprehensive preparation makes Dr. Mentz one of the most qualified facelift surgeons in Houston. He combines the training and skill of these boards to provide results that are natural and long-lasting.

Dr. Mentz's results and groundbreaking contributions to facial plastic surgery have made him a sought-out speaker worldwide and have led him to receive numerous awards and honors. The award he holds in highest regard is the Anti-Aging and Beauty Trophy he received from the Anti-Aging Medicine European Congress in 2013 for the best facelift. He won first place in the category "Best Surgical Facial Rejuvenation," based on the dramatic anti-aging results of the facelift procedure shown below.

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Dr. Mentz's peers in the medical community have consistently selected him as one of the top plastic surgeons in Houston and the state of Texas. In addition, a Goldline research study published in Forbes magazine listed him as one of the nation's leading providers of plastic surgery. By further specializing in cosmetic facelift surgery, he is considered to be a Houston Facelift Expert.

Among his many contributions to plastic surgery, Dr. Mentz has authored two chapters on the facelift procedure including "The Multilayer Facelift" in the textbooks Operative Plastic Surgery and Advanced Surgical Facial Rejuvenation.