Miamis Soluna MD Educates Patients, Gains International Reputation for Excellence in Laser Lipo plus Ultrasound Technique, SmartLipo Ultra

Miami, FL. (PRWEB) June 16, 2010

A defining standard of Soluna MD is its commitment to patient education. The Soluna MD staff, led by general and cosmetic surgeon John W. Chang, MD, arms patients with the most current and important information about laser lipolysis (also known as laser lipo or laser liposuction) procedures and benefits. The goal: to ensure every patient chooses the laser lipo technique that best meets their needs and preferences. And, at Soluna MD, it is the laser lipo plus ultrasound technique SmartLipo Ultra that is the leading procedure of choice. Having successfully completed 2,500 SmartLipo Ultra procedures, Soluna MD has earned a reputation for excellence, positioning itself as a destination locally, nationally and internationally for individuals seeking this highly effective, minimally invasive fat elimination and body sculpting treatment.

In the field of cosmetic surgery, advancements in the technology used for procedures are occurring every day, says Dr. Chang. As well, there is a plethora of names on the market given to these techniques, particularly in association with laser lipo. This can be overwhelming and confusing for someone interested in undergoing a laser lipo procedure. We work hard to remove the mystery and clarify the details of the techniques we offer, so that our patients are sure to make an educated and confident decision. It is our obligation to fully inform them about all aspects of the techniques offered and be there for them before, during and well after the procedure.

What is laser lipo?

Lipolysis is defined as the hydrolysis of lipids. In other words, fat is broken down through its reaction with water. With laser lipolysis, the fat is broken down, or melted, by a laser. Cynosures SmartLipo was the first laser lipolysis system brought to market, receiving high marks for its ability to destroy fat cells and coagulate tissue for tighter skin. Soluna MD has utilized the groundbreaking system and is an official physician training and clinical reference center for SmartLipo. Dr. Chang was confident in his utilization of the SmartLipo system for treating localized fat deposits (small areas) on the face and body. However, he questioned whether it was sufficient for larger areas of the body. The answer was no.

SmartLipo alone is not effective in emulsifying fat in larger areas of the body, says Chang. Therefore, we decided to pair the breakthrough laser lipolysis system with the ultrasound technique to create our own procedure, SmartLipo Ultra. We begin by breaking up the fat with ultrasound and then do the finishing touches with SmartLipo. This is the best way to get the best results.

How does the SmartLipo Ultra procedure work? An ultrasound machine, such as Vaser Lipo or Ultra-Sculpt, does not operate like a scan. It is a minimally invasive procedure. A long rod known as a cannula is inserted into the designated area. Gently, it vibrates and emulsifies the fat. The lipid-turned-liquid substance is then extracted. This step de-bulks the area.

The second step in the SmartLipo Ultra process is to use the SmartLipo system on the finer areas, contouring and tightening the skin, as well as promoting collagen growth. The result is a smooth, toned, natural appearance.

For those seeking a minimally invasive, affordable and permanent fat reduction and body sculpting procedure, SmartLipo Ultra is the laser lipo plus ultrasound procedure of choice. Because the two-step procedure only requires local anesthesia, patients will experience little to no recovery time and minor discomfort while enjoying a refreshed look they will be proud to show off.

Today, its the manufacturers that are educating doctors and consumers about laser lipo and ultrasound procedures, Chang adds. Doctors are buying equipment at the advice of the manufacturers and consumers are following suit, buying into what is marketed to them. This is a very backwards scenario. At Soluna MD, this is not the case. We specialize in laser lipo and ultrasound this is what we do and its our duty to determine the very best equipment for our needs and pass our research and due diligence onto our patients by using only state-of-the-art equipment and providing the safest, most cutting-edge cosmetic surgery procedures.

The highest priorities at Soluna MD are safety, quality, service and care. The Soluna MD team is dedicated to educating its patients and being by their side every step of the way, no matter how minor the procedure.

Soluna MD is your singular destination for SmartLipo Ultra, as well as a multitude of additional body contouring programs and procedures. For more information, please call 305.446.0440 or visit Soluna MD is located at 4251 Salzedo St. at The Village of Merrick Park in Coral Gables, Fla.

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Michael Youssef Calls America to Return to its Roots

Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 23, 2010

Michael Youssef, founder and president of Leading The Way, is calling on Americans to remember the roots of America’s founding and to return to those principles. Holding a doctorate in social anthropology, Dr. Youssef has studied cultural changes and warns of the potential devastating impact if the nation stays on its current course.

“What happens to a tree when its root system is destroyed?” asked Michael Youssef, Ph.D. “The tree can no longer access the nutrients it needs, and it begins to weaken. The leaves wilt, the branches droop, the fruit ceases to grow. Eventually, the tree dies. America was formed and developed from biblical roots, but today our leaders chop away at our foundation. They deny the core of our purpose. They allow invasive roots to choke out the Truth.”

“The secular thinkers of this country would like us to think our country was founded on humanistic values and ideals,” added Dr. Youssef. “They view our country’s birth as a philosophical and political event. However, the original words from the colony charters, the Declaration of Independence, and early political speeches all point directly to our country’s foundation upon the Christian faith and biblical Truth. Our Founding Fathers believed that this is a nation with its roots in the Bible.”

The Mayflower Compact specifies that the colonies were established “for the glory of God, and advancement of the Christian faith.” The Virginia Charter instructs the colonists to help “in the propagation of the Christian religion to such people as yet live in ignorance of the true knowledge and worship of God.” The Delaware Charter defines one of the purposes for its settlements as the “further propagation of the Holy Gospel.” The charter of Rhode Island commits to “the true Christian faith and worship of God.” The Charter of Maryland explained a “pious Zeal for extending the Christian Religion.”

In the Declaration of Independence, our Founding Fathers acknowledged God as our country’s Divine Protector. In an 1844 U.S. Supreme Court case, the Court said, “Why may not the Bible and especially the New Testament be read and taught as a divine revelation in the [school]” … Where else can the purest principles of morality be learned so clearly or so perfectly as from the New Testament?”

The 1777 Congressional Thanksgiving proclamation called for the nation to offer “solemn thanksgiving and praise … and consecrate themselves to the service of their divine benefactor; and that together with their sincere acknowledgments and offerings, penitent confession of their manifold sins … and their humble and earnest supplication that it may please God, through the merits of Jesus Christ. …”

“The reason for our country’s decay our economic turmoil, our social ills, the church’s coldness and apostasy from the Truth, pastors in the pulpit without a backbone, citizens living in fear, the decline of our culture is because we have departed from the one true God,” added Dr. Youssef. “As a nation, we have rejected the God of our Founding Fathers. We need to pray that God will restore us to Himself, just as Jeremiah did. We need to pray that America, starting with ourselves, will turn back to God.”

About Michael Youssef

Michael Youssef, Ph.D., is the Founder and President of Leading The Way with Dr. Michael Youssef. His weekly television programs and daily radio programs are broadcast in 20 languages and available in more than 200 countries – airing 3,800 times per week. He recently launched, a new personal blog, that offers readers a unique perspective on cultural, political and religious issues and the consequences that result from decisions being made around the world (

Dr. Youssef was born in Egypt, lived in Lebanon and Australia before coming to the United States. In 1984, he fulfilled a childhood dream of becoming an American citizen. He holds degrees from Moore College in Sydney, Australia, and from Fuller in California. In 1984, he earned a Ph.D. in social anthropology from Emory University. He has authored more than 20 books, including the most recent – You Want Me To Do What? He and his wife reside in Atlanta and have four grown children, three grandchildren.

Dr. Youssef is calling Bible-believing Americans to pray for the nation each day between now and November 2. Sign up today at


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