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How Does Preventative BOTOX® Work?

In 2020, preventative injectables have proven—once again—to be one of the biggest trends in aesthetics. Wrinkle-relaxing treatments like BOTOX® have long been used to correct pesky and prominent crow’s feet…


Get a Summer Body with CoolTone™ Body Contouring

The sunny months are finally here! There’s no doubt that “getting into shape” is a great way to boost your summer spirit and feel confident about flaunting your looks when…


Sagging Breasts (and Surgical Solutions) Explained

Every woman is unique. We know this, right? This individuality includes physical characteristics (like breast size and shape) and preferences (like style and fashion). That said, there’s no doubt that…


3 Benefits of a Post-Explant Surgery Breast Lift

“Breast explant surgery” refers to a procedure that removes breast implants previously put in place for augmentation. Each woman has her own unique reasons for choosing explantation. Maybe her aesthetic…


We Are Re-Opening!

WE’VE MISSED YOU! As a city, country, and, more importantly, unified community, we have fought the spread of COVID-19 by social distancing and staying at home. Now we can once…


What Makes You a Good Candidate for Liposuction?

Trying to shed some extra flab from a trouble zone like your stomach, your flanks, or your thighs? Liposuction is the gold standard for tackling stubborn fat that won’t go…


Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) A Letter From The Bengtson Center

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update From The Bengtson Center

With the recent outbreak and confirmed cases of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) throughout the world and now in Michigan, we would like to share our preparedness, response and current recommendations….


Liquid Facelift: Combining and Comparing BOTOX® with JUVEDERM® For Double Benefits

Injectable treatments are often lumped together, but they don’t all do the same thing. BOTOX® and the JUVEDERM® collection of fillers both target common symptoms of aging on facial skin,…


Jumpstart Your Tummy Tuck Recovery with TAP Block

Considering a tummy tuck, but perhaps apprehensive about what to expect during recovery? Board-certified cosmetic surgeons Dr. Brad Bengtson and Dr. David Alfonso are pleased to announce the introduction of…


Who is a Good Candidate for NeoGraft® Hair Restoration?

Is thinning hair getting you down? Long locks—or at least enough hairs to cover your scalp—are closely related to personal satisfaction and confidence for many people. While millions of Americans…


Breathe New Life into Your Skin Care Routine with OxyGeneo™ Super-Facials!

It may seem slightly far-fetched, but as silly as it sounds, getting better skin can be as simple as giving it more oxygen. An oxygen facial is idea for revitalizing…


Introducing CoolTone™, A New Way of Body Contouring!

Patients who want to get the most success from their body contouring efforts need to focus on three separate areas: not just fat and skin, but muscles too! Reducing volume…


Advancing the Frontiers of Cosmetic Procedures: Profound®, CoolTone™, and More

As technology continues to improve, the cosmetic options available to women and men seem to grow by leaps and bounds each year! It’s now possible to address an unprecedented number…


Two Heads Are Better Than One!

When Dr. Brad Bengtson welcomed Dr. David Alfonso to his Grand Rapids, MI, plastic surgery practice earlier this year, he didn’t create an either/or situation for patients seeking face, breast,…


Celebrate with Us at All That Glows 2019

The countdown is on! Are you ready for the Bengtson Center’s most exciting beauty, body, and skin care-focused gathering of the year? As you know, we’re committed to helping our…


Breast Augmentation Was Big in 2018!

Dr. Brad Bengtson is known for many things, with his skill and reputation as a plastic surgeon excelling at breast surgeries high on the list. With the recent addition of…


GR Magazine ‘Springs’ Another Honor on Dr. Bengtson

Here at the Bengtson Center, we’ve been so focused on welcoming Dr. David Alfonso, we forgot to mention that May kicked off with some welcome news for Dr. Brad Bengtson…


Join Us in Welcoming Dr. David Alfonso to the Bengtson Center!

For the Bengtson Center, 2019 has been a year of BIG moves, BIG changes, and BIG news! We started by moving into our beautiful new office at 2155 East Paris…


Congratulations to Our CoolSculpting® Masters!

Summer is on the horizon, which means seniors at schools across the country are getting ready to don their caps and gowns for a monumental graduation. Here at the Bengtson…


We’re Getting Ready for a New Year—and a New Location!

When the sun rises on the first days of 2019, it will be shining on not just a brand new year, but a new home for the Bengtson Center as…

No Scalpel. No Sutures. Just a Full Head of Hair!

Wigs can be noticeably fake, “hair plugs” can be even more obvious, and don’t even get us started on that spray-on hair that comes in a can! For as long…


Don’t Forget Follow-Up After Getting Implants!

Women who choose to get breast implants at the Grand Rapids Bengtson Center are choosing an experience that focuses on their health, safety, and satisfaction from the first moments of…


What’s the Bengtson Center Difference?

When it comes to making goals, you want a talented quarterback calling the shots. They see the whole field, think ahead, and have direct access to the coach when they…


Hit a Home Run for Your Skin!

Summer means sun and fun for you, but wear and tear for your skin. After being bundled up under sweaters and scarves for months, it’s suddenly exposed to an extra…


Guess Who Just Won Another Honor?

You’re reading the Bengtson Center blog, so it’s probably no surprise to you to discover that Grand Rapids plastic surgeon Dr. Brad Bengtson was recently named as the recipient of…


Big News! Breast Augmentation Topped the List of 2017’s Most Popular Cosmetic Surgeries!

When Dr. Brad Bengtson saw the most recent report on cosmetic surgery trends from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, he wasn’t surprised to read the two words at the…


Are Your Armpits Ready for Spring?

Springtime and its warmer weather should be known for showers that water beautiful blossoms—not sweat stains that bloom from beneath your arms. While nicer days are at hand, it’s not…


The Breast Augmentation Journey

Just like there’s more to buying a new car than getting the keys on the lot and more to getting a dream house than signing the mortgage papers in a…


Want Your Skin to Glisten and Glow this Winter?

In the middle of winter, the darkest season of the year, we turn to the warm glimmer of comforting lights—but candles and bulbs aren’t the only things that can give…


Is It Time to Start an Anti-Aging Regimen?

The answer is yes—no matter how old you are. It’s never too early to consider the long-term health and look of your skin. Even as kids, we wear sunscreen (or…


Big News for BOTOX® (and Your Forehead)!

Here at the Bengtson Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan, BOTOX® Cosmetic is a big deal. We’re certified as one of the top three providers in the state, and we’ve got…


The Bengtson Center is Moving!

We at the Bengtson Center are overwhelmed by the trust we receive each day from our patients: you, the men and women who come to us for cosmetic treatments and…


Ever Wish You Could Swipe Left on Signs of Aging?

You may be able to hide the effects of your Sunday Funday come Monday morning, but there’s only so much that cover-up can do. Eventually, wrinkles will catch up with…


Smile—You’ve Got More Lip-Plumping Options Than Ever!

Looking for luscious lips? Pining for the perfect pout? There’s never been a better time for anyone looking to spruce up their smile with a little help from dermal fillers!…


Kick Your ‘Backne’ With HydraFacial MD®!

Your face is not your only feature where you might have to deal with acne. Grand Rapids-area men may also be familiar with “backne.” Yes, those little red bumps that…


Is Labiaplasty Right for Me?

Plastic surgery is often associated with looks, but it also has a lot to do with physical comfort—especially when it comes to labiaplasty surgery. Grand Rapids-area women may be wondering…


Tummy Tuck: To Drain or Not to Drain … That is the Question

One of the big questions (and marketing messages) you see with plastic surgeons these days concerning tummy tuck is if a drain should be used or not. Let’s face it:…


So Much Winning! Dr. Brad Bengtson Reflects on His Recent Awards

Earlier this year, Plastic Surgeon Dr. Brad Bengtson—founder of the Bengtson Center for Aesthetics & Plastic Surgery—was once again named Best Plastic Surgeon by Grand Rapids Magazine. This marked his…


Three Amazing Reasons to Love Cellfina®

If you know us at all, you know how happy we’ve been to tell our patients about the benefits of Cellfina®. Grand Rapids-area women seeking a nonsurgical solution to cellulite…


You Supply the Mommy, We Supply the Makeover

Are you thinking about a Mommy Makeover in Grand Rapids? Moms, before you make any decisions, take a look at this list and see if you relate to any of…


Thinking About Laser Skin Rejuvenation? Let’s Talk About Nordlys®!

When we debuted the new Nordlys® laser and light treatment in the spring, we emphasized its versatility and ability to get you in and out of the office quickly, whether…


Dr. Bengtson Racks Up Another First for Breast Augmentation

As an international speaker and recognized authority on the subject of breast aesthetics, Dr. Brad Bengtson pays close attention to new developments in the field. In fact, he’s often not…


A Look Back at the Bengtson Center’s 2016 Top 10!

Cellfina cellulite reduction – We started the year by celebrating with Cellfina®, which won a Best of Beauty Breakthrough award from Allure after its 2015 introduction to the world of…


5 Bengtson Center Tips to Get You Holiday Ready

Santa may be able to stay up all night in the freezing weather and still have merry dimples and cheeks like roses, but we’re guessing that a lack of sleep…


Meet the Newest Member of the Bengtson Center Family!

Like any growing family, we couldn’t be happier to announce that our team has expanded. This fall, the Bengtson Center for Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery in Michigan welcomed a new…


Volbella® Gives You Something New to Smile About

Have you seen those duck-lip selfies? Posing for pictures with a Donald-like pout has become quite popular with certain people (we’d say teens, but grown women regularly do it, too—don’t…


The Science of Skin Health, From A to ‘ZO’

Ideal body contours deserve radiant skin (whether you’re born with them or need a little help from Dr. Brad Bengtson). Your shape may be eye-catching, but remember that it’s your…


Four Things You Should Know About a Breast Augmentation—From Someone Who Got One

Just before Labor Day weekend in 2015, Christie* came to the Bengtson Center for a breast augmentation in Grand Rapids. The avid runner who works in media sales was getting…


Dream of Spring Break with Cellfina®

With fall here as of Sept. 22, you can officially say that you made it through another summer season, cellulite and all! If putting your swimsuit away as you prepare…


Get to Know: Aesthetic Expert Roxanne Cornelius, PA-C

That “X” in the middle of Board-Certified Physician Assistant Roxanne Cornelius’s name seems to influence everything she does at the Bengtson Center. She regularly draws on her experience and expertise…


The Top 5 Things You Need to Know About Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation is a big deal, regularly named the number 1 cosmetic surgery in the United States. We at the Bengtson Center agree that it’s no small thing, which is…


Dare to Bare This Summer

Summertime is for swimsuits and sun. There’s typically another “s” word thrown in there, too: skin. If it’s bulging, mottled, or hairy, you may not feel comfortable showing it as…


We’re Seeing a Pattern: Cellfina™ Gets Another Award

Women love Cellfina™ for its incredibly effective cellulite-smoothing ability, and we at the Bengtson Center love to share its amazing results with anyone and everyone. Given that the awards keep…


Freeze Your Butt Off

You may feel like doing nothing but sitting on your butt once the Memorial Day barbecue smoke has cleared and the lazy days of summer hit full force, but you…


Nordlys: A Swiss Army Laser?

We all have to be more than one thing at a time. It’s about efficiency—something we know patients prize at our plastic surgery center in Grand Rapids. We also know…


Reclaim Youthful Confidence Down There With THERMIva

As a woman, comfort, confidence, and the ability to enjoy each day the way you want make a big difference when it comes to your overall outlook on life. That’s…


A One-Two Fat Punch: CoolSculpting® and Z Wave

We’re beyond excited to tell you about Z Wave, and here’s why: At the Bengtson Center, we’re always looking for ways to kick your results up a notch, no matter…


Breathe Easy About Your Rhinoplasty Results

Your nose is one of the first things other people notice about you, which is why some people wish theirs looked a little different. In this day and age, altering…


March Manness: Don’t Hang Loose With a Tummy Tuck

Tight is good, right? A tight defense protects against even a tough offense. A tight deadline motivates you to get the job done. A tight seat belt keeps you safe,…


March Manness: Get Something Off Your Chest With Cosmetic Surgery

Can we be totally obvious here? Guys like breasts. That should come as a surprise to pretty much no one. Also not news: Guys aren’t big fans of breasts on…


March Manness: Face It, Guys

Has March got you seeing everything in brackets? While they may be a good thing for your Final Four picks, they’re not so great when they’re on your face. Many…


Valentine’s is Over, But Making an Effort Isn’t

You light the candles. You shave. You buy the chocolates, choose the music, and sign the card. You dim the lights. You apply the makeup. You slip into that lacy…


Grand Rapids’ Choice for CoolSculpting® is Crystal Clear

As the modern, noninvasive, and super-effective fat-reduction system known as CoolSculpting® gains popularity in Michigan and elsewhere, patients looking to get rid of everything from love handles to double chins…


Cellfina™ Wins While You Lose Your Cellulite

It’s quick, it’s long-lasting, and it’s a winner. Cellfina™, a minimally invasive procedure that reduces the appearance of cellulite on women’s thighs and butts, had a great 2015. It received…


CoolSculpting® is For Faces, Not Just Flanks

We at the Bengtson Center have been happy to offer CoolSculpting® for Michigan patients looking to eliminate isolated pockets of belly fat and love handles, and now we’ve added yet…


Needle Knowhow: Dr. Brad Bengtson is One of Two ExpertInjectors™ in West Michigan

Let’s be blunt about sharp things: If somebody’s going to stick a needle into you, you want to be sure that person really knows what they’re doing, right? These days,…


Fall Into Beautiful Skin This Autumn

The sun may not be good for your skin, but it’s just so hard to avoid it during the summer. Exciting adventures in tropical climates, lazy days by the pool,…


Enjoy a Breakthrough Cellulite Removal Procedure: Cellfina™

People whose dimples appear when they smile turn to catch the perfect light and find the best angles to show them off when having their photo taken, while people whose…


What Makes Our Makeup Special? It’s Good For Your Skin!

Your makeup should be more than something you just put on your face to add a little color. With an eye for facial aesthetics maximized by everything from plastic surgery…


Innovations in Heavy Sweating: Stop Soaking Your Shirts

At this point, just about everybody knows about the injectable that smooths out forehead creases and crows’ feet: BOTOX®. Michigan patients might be interested to learn that the active ingredient…


Not Just Plastic Surgery: Microneedling Reduces Wrinkles, Scars, and Stretch Marks

We all get scars and wrinkles. Despite our best efforts, we can’t keep life from happening to our skin: the sunlight, the exposure to the elements, the accidents and acne…


Give Your Girls the Support They Need

Other body parts may vie for the spotlight, but breasts seem to get all the attention—and for good reason. Their health can impact your overall body health, they feed babies,…


Where in the World is Dr. B?

I enjoyed participating in the editorial published in the Grand Rapids Press outlining the Sunshine Act.  In addition to this piece, I am completing an editorial for our national plastic surgery…


Bounce Back from Breast Augmentation Surgery Quick with Fast-Trak Recovery Program

Recovery time is one of the biggest factors people consider when it comes to Breast Augmentation surgery. Nobody wants to feel completely out of commission for days on end post-procedure….


It’s OK to Spend Money on You Every Now and Then

It is common to often feel a pang of guilt at the thought of splurging on yourself once in a while. When it comes to cosmetic surgery, mothers can find…


5 Things to Ask Your Doctor Before Breast Augmentation

Deciding to undergo a cosmetic procedure is a major decision requiring research. The good news is since it’s an elective procedure, you have lots of time to make sure you…


What You Should Know About “Gummy Bear” Implants

Chances are you’ve probably heard of breast implants, they have been around for decades. The real question is: have you ever heard of Gummy Bear implants? Also known as the…


Silicone Breast Implants Make a Comeback

Silicone breast implants have made a big comeback in cosmetic procedures, a little more than six years after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration lifted its ban on most use…


Men, is Cosmetic Surgery Right for You?

According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, since 1997, the amount of cosmetic surgery for men increased by 106 percent. This isn’t much of a surprise to us,…


Dr. B on Take Five and Company

Dr. Bengtson visited the set of Take Five and Company to discuss the most popular procedures for men.  Appearance is important to many men, whether your goals are to refine nature,…


The Top Reasons Dr. Brad Bengtson Stands Apart (part 2)

You’ve read Part One, and now it’s time to continue the trek of how The Bengtson Center and Dr. B stand apart from other cosmetic surgery centers and Plastic Surgeons,…


Dr. B on TV!

Watch Dr. Bengtson along with Take Five and Company discuss the Top Reasons Dr. Bengtson stands apart when it comes to Breast Augmentation. West Michigan’s only VECTRA 3D imaging and…


The Top Reasons Dr. Brad Bengtson Stands Apart (part 1)

So you’re exploring the possibility of having a non-surgical or surgical cosmetic procedure. Ultimately, it comes down to trust, safety, and outcomes, and there are a number of options in…


Dr. Bradley Bengtson Holds the Largest Single Surgeon U.S. Series of New FDA Approved Natrelle 410 Highly Cohesive Gel Breast Implants

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Approved the NATRELLE® 410 Highly Cohesive Gel Implant, Under Study Since 2001. Dr. Bradley Bengtson holds the Largest Single Surgeon Site with ~500 Augmentation Patients.


The Plastic Surgery Channel — New Shaped Breast Implants Close to FDA Approval

In this article about the anticipated FDA approval of form stable implants, Dr. Bradley Bengtson provides insight into saline implants versus form stable implants.


Mlive.com ─ Plastic surgery business hosting a coat drive, health and beauty event on Thursday

Mlive.com writes about Bengtson Center’s second annual Fall into Fabulous event, including its coat drive benefiting Alpha Women’s Center and Baxter Community Center.


Fall into Fabulous Event Helps Grand Rapids Stay Warm This Fall

Second Year of Fall Health and Beauty Event Offers Attendees a Chance to Help Those in Need   GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., October 9, 2012 ─ Dr. Bradley Bengtson and the…


Fox 17 — CoolSculpting

Dr. Bengtson helped cool things down on Fox 17 morning news by demonstrating the power of CoolSculpting.


eightWest — Are Breast Implants for You?

EightWest invited Dr. Bradley Bengtson to join hosts Rachael and Terri for a discussion about breast augmentation and how a woman knows what breast implants are best for her.


Fox 17 — Spring Skin Care Event

Fox 17 Morning News visited Bengtson Center for Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery to see the popular SilkPeel DermalInfusion Facial demonstrated on air.


Fox 17 — Holistic Cellulite Cures

During an interview with Fox 17 News, Elina from Elina Organics mentioned Dr. Bengtson and the fact that her products would be featured at Bengtson Center’s There She Glows! Skin Care and Beauty Event.


eightWest — There she Glows!

EightWest caught up with Dr. Brad Bengtson looking to learn more about Bengtson Center’s There She Glows! Skin Care and Beauty Event.


NewBeauty Magazine — Spring/Summer 2012

Dr. Brad Bengtson is featured in the spring/summer 2012 issue of NewBeauty Magazine discussing 3D simulation for breast augmentation.


eightWest — Pampering – It’s His Turn

Host Rachel Ruiz talked to Dr. Brad Bengtson about the popularity of cosmetic procedures among men and Bengtson Center’s upcoming Get Your Game Face On event.


New Ultrasound Technology Promising for Silicone Gel Breast Implant Monitoring

A recent study suggests that portable, surgeon-performed, high-resolution ultrasound may have advantages over magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) when screening for implant failure.


eightWest — Look Your Best

EightWest Host Rachael Ruiz tries BOTOX out for herself and learns from Dr. Brad Bengtson what it means to be a Black Diamond Provider for Allergan’s BOTOX and JUVÉDERM®.


eightWest — Freezing Away Fat

EightWest Host Terri DeBoer visited Bengtson Center to learn more about our CoolSculpting procedure and its power to freeze away fat with no downtime.


NewBeauty Magazine — January 2012

Dr. Brad Bengtson featured in the January NewBeauty Magazine discussing how patients can view their post-surgery results before surgery begins.


eightWest — Bye, Bye Bulges!

Just after Thanksgiving eightWest visited Bengtson Center to learn how to say bye, bye to bulges. Host Jordan Carson interviewed Kelly Stecco as she tried CoolSculpting on air.


eightWest — CoolSculpting

WOOD-TV’s eightWest visited Bengtson Center to learn more about its recently launched CoolSculpting procedure. Watch as Dr. Bengtson explains the science behind this procedure and how it freezes fat cells for a 20 percent reduction, all noninvasively.


Bengtson Center Introduces CoolSculpting

Everyone has their problem areas – those areas of the body that are stubborn, unwilling to go away even with effort. A new, non-invasive way to reduce fat has hit the market and is now available on Grand Rapid’s Medical Mile in the Bengtson Center for Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery.


NewBeauty Magazine — October 2011

The October issue of NewBeauty Magazine features our own Dr. Bengtson talking about tech-savvy approaches to plastic surgery that he has incorporated into his practice.


eightWest — Morning Chit Chat, Mid Week Fun

Rachael Ruiz, host of WOOD-TV’s eightWest talk show, discussed her experience at last night’s Total Body Makeover event, hosted by the Bengtson Center at JW Marriott. Hear what Rachael had to say about…


DailyBeauty.com — Cosmetic Surgery Concierge on the Rise

DailyBeauty.com, run by NewBeauty Magazine, posted an article about the concept of concierge service within the cosmetic surgery industry. Our own Dr. Bengtson was quoted within the post, discussing how…


eightWest — Getting Ready for Fall

Dr. Bengtson appeared on WOOD-TV’s eightWest to discuss the Total Body Makeover event at the JW Marriott on September 27 and preview CoolSculpting, a new, non-invasive technology he launched at the event….


Brad Bengtson, MD, FACS

Dr. Bengtson specializes in tissue based planning principles and techniques helping you choose implant shapes and sizes that match your individual breast and body and tailored to meet your goals….


“Gummy Bear” Breast Implants

Dr. Bengtson is a national leader in some of the most innovative and interesting research, new technology and hot topics in plastic surgery today.  He was awarded the Tiffany Award…


Bengtson Center Earns Prestigious Black Diamond Status

The Bengtson Center for Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery was recently awarded Black Diamond Status, the highest recognition level in the Allergan Partner Privileges Program.


Tour of Bengtson Center

Join Dr. Bengtson on a tour of the Bengtson Center for Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery, located in the Women’s Health Center of West Michigan.


See Your “Afters” Before Surgery Even Begins!

Dr. Bengtson shows us how he’s able to use the VECTRA 3D Imaging System to show patients a preview of their after-surgery results before surgery even begins. With this 3D simulation, patients and…


Dr. Do and Don’t Tip – Breast Implant Options

Dr. Bengtson walks us through the different types of breast implants available on the market and their differing qualities.


Dr. Do and Don’t Tip – Ideal Body Type for SlimLipo

If you’re preparing for a SlimLipo procedure and want to get rid of isolated pockets of fat that just won’t go away, there are a few things you can do to ensure ideal results. Take a few minutes to listen as Dr. Bengtson explains.


Dr. Do and Don’t Tip – Benefits of SlimLipo

SlimLipo plays a key role at the Bengtson Center for Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery. Listen as Dr. Bengtson explains the benefits of choosing SlimLipo versus a standard liposuction procedure and…


Dr. Do and Don’t Tip – See your own post-surgery results before surgery

There’s no need to go through plastic surgery and then wait for to see your final results until the healing process is finished. With our VECTRA 3D Imaging System we’re able…


Dr. Do and Don’t Tip – Breast Feeding and Breast Augmentation

Watch as Dr. Bengtson debunks the myth that you can’t breast feed after undergoing breast augmentation. Dr. Bengtson takes a moment to explain why breast feeding is still an option…


Dr. Do and Don’t Tip – Liquid Facelifts

Liquid facelifts serve as a less invasive option to filling in and volumizing the face. Dr. Bengtson explains in this Dr. Do and Don’t Tip.


Dr. Do and Don’t Tip – The Difference between BOTOX and JUVÉDERM®

If you’ve ever debated which is best for you, BOTOX or JUVÉDERM®, now is your chance to learn with this Dr. Do and Don’t Tip from Dr. Bengtson.


Dr. Do and Don’t Tip – Post-Surgical Garments

The clothing you wear can influence the way your body heals after plastic surgery. Dr. Bengtson takes a moment to explain and offer clothing recommendations in this Dr. Do and Don’t video.


Daytime with Donna — Dr. Bengtson answers listeners’ questions

During an interview with the New York City radio show host Daytime with Donna, Dr. Bengtson answered listener’s questions about surgery, patient care, recovery time, & more. To listen, visit:  http://www.toginet.com/shows/daytimewithdonna. Under…


NewBeauty Magazine — July 2011

The July 2011 issue of NewBeauty Magazine features Dr. Bengtson in an article about technology used during breast surgery. Download the article here.              …


Fox 17 — Latest Plastic Surgery Stats

Dr. Bengtson appeared on the May 23, 2011 Fox 17 newscast at 6 p.m. to talk to viewers about the latest plastic surgery and aesthetics stats released by The American…


NewBeauty Magazine — Spring/Summer 2011

Dr. Bengtson is featured in the spring/summer 2011 issue of NewBeauty magazine. The article highlighting Dr. Bengtson discusses his tech-savvy tactics for plastic surgery.


Grand Rapids Press — Interest in Plastic Surgery Rebounding with Economy

The Grand Rapids Press talks to Dr. Brad Bengtson about a national report showing a five percent increase in cosmetic procedures. The Bengtson Center for Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery, however, is experiencing growth beyond that of the national average.


Fox 17 — On The Job at Bengtson Center

Fox 17’s Emily Richett stopped by Bengtson Center for her “On the Job” segment, during which she tried out Dr. Bengtson’s job for a morning. Emily got familiar with the job by testing out Bengtson Center’s SlimLipo Laser Wand. This time, however, it was on a frozen stick of butter instead of an actual patient!


eightWest — Comprehensive Skin Care

Dr. Brad Bengton and Tina Atha talk to eightWest viewers about using this time of year to take care of skin care concerns, so that your body will be ready for short sleeves, bathing suits, and the sun. They offer a variety of services at the TransforMD Center for Skin Care and demonstrate some of them on air for viewers.


Bengtson Receives National and Local Honors

Dr. Bengtson of the Bengtson Center for Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery receives two awards building credibility for local plastic surgery expertise with national reach.


VECTRA 3D Imaging

The Bengtson Center is the first and only current practice in West Michigan to utilize this amazing new technology. Our system takes a 3D image of your Face, Breast or…


The Center for COOL

Coolsculpting is the latest in nonsurgical fat reduction technology that actually reduces fat by freezing and cooling your fat and skin.  “CoolSculpting® is the coolest, most innovative, non-surgical and natural…


NewBeauty Magazine — Winter/Spring 2011

 Dr. Bengtson is featured in the winter/spring 2011 issue of NewBeauty Magazine talking about advanced technologies that the Bengtson Center for Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery uses during breast-related surgeries.


Shore Magazine — Men and Plastic Surgery

Dr. Brad Bengtson discusses the commonality of male plastic surgery procedures. Nationally, men account for about 9 percent of all cosmetic procedures, according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic…


Symmetry Welcomes Tina Atha

SYMMETRY SKIN CARE CENTER WELCOMES AESTHETICIAN TINA ATHA   Grand Rapids, Mich. October 27, 2010 ─ Making skin a bit brighter through the holidays, Symmetry Skin Care Center announces an…


eightWest ─ Fall into Fabulous

EightWest highlights Bengtson Center’s Fall into Fabulous Open House, during which attendees celebrated the Bengtson Center grand opening and launch of its Campaign for Confidence initiative benefiting local nonprofits.


eightWest ─ 3D Imaging System

EightWest takes a look at the Canfield VECTRA 3D Imaging System at Bengtson Center, where patients can see a visual projection of what their results will look like before surgery even begins. Dr. Bengtson was the first in West Michigan to utilize this technology.


NewBeauty Magazine ─ Fall/Winter 2010 issue

Dr. Bengtson is featured in the fall/winter 2010 issue of NewBeauty Magazine. NewBeauty is the first publication devoted exclusively to “everything beauty,” and this article about Dr. Bengtson discusses his capabilities to help patients see their post-surgery results before surgery begins.


Women’s Lifestyle Magazine ─ Bengtson Center Offers 3D Imaging

Get a sense for the Bengtson Center 3D Imaging System in action as Women’s Lifestyle Magazine Reporter Angela Klinske gives us her thoughts on this unique simulation device.    …


WZZM ─ 3D Imaging Aids in Reconstructive Surgery

Just another Monday…not quite! WZZM Reporter Val Lego spent her Monday swapping out virtual noses at Bengtson Center to see which one fit her face the best. Val talked with Dr. Bengtson about how the VECTRA 3D Imaging System allows him & his patients to make decisions together and see results before surgery even begins.


eightWest ─ Rachael Gets Botox

EightWest Reporter Rachael Ruiz recently gave Botox a try, on air, at the Bengtson Center for Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery.


Grand Rapids Press ─ Plastic surgeon latest addition to Women’s Health Center

The Grand Rapids Press reports that local plastic surgeon, Dr. Brad Bengtson, has become the latest practice to join the growing Women’s Health Center of West Michigan.


Health Care Review ─ Plastic Surgery Innovations Taking Place on GR Medical Mile

Health Care Weekly Review reports that the Bengtson Center for Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery expands the capabilities found on the Grand Rapids Medical Mile by relocating its headquarters to the Women’s Health Center of West Michigan.


NewBeauty Magazine ─ Summer/Fall 2010

In its summer/fall 2010 issue, NewBeauty Magazine publishes a question and answer session with Dr. Bradley Bengtson of the Bengtson Center for Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery. Download the article here.


eightWest ─ Looking Younger, Feeling Younger

EightWest Reporter Rachael Ruiz recently had a chance to take in the Bengtson Center’s beautiful new space and shares what’s inside.


eightWest ─ Laser-Assisted Lipolysis

EightWest invites viewers to an open house at the Bengtson Center for Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery, where SlimLipo will be just one of the many services highlighted. With SlimLipo by Dr. Bengtson, many patients are back to work within two to three days.


Rapid Growth ─ Bengtson plastic surgery moves to Grand Rapids’ Women’s Health Center

Dr. Brad Bengtson had a dream to build his new Bengtson Center for Aesthetics & Plastic Surgery so it would feel more like a home than a typical medical office. And with a fireplace, a reading nook and custom millwork, he might be on the right track.


NewBeauty Magazine ─ Spring/Summer 2010

Dr. Bengtson is profiled in the spring/summer 2010 issue of NewBeauty Magazine. NewBeauty is the first publication devoted exclusively to “everything beauty,” converging the medical, spa, and mainstream markets to…


Allure Magazine ─ Trying Implants on for Size

A quote from Dr. Bengtson appeared in Allure’s Trying Implants on for Size article within its February 2010 issue. Dr. Bengtson talks about how to help patients set realistic expectations…

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Plastic Surgeons Dr. Bengtson and Dr. Alfonso, along with the team at the Bengtson Center for Aesthetics & Plastic Surgery, provide advanced surgical and cosmetic treatments for patients from Grand Rapids, Birmingham, Detroit, and Kalamazoo, Michigan.

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