Category Archives: Uncategorized

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Jul

Mommy Makeover 2013

Published: July 23, 2013

A “Mommy Makeover” is plastic surgery performed to bring a woman’s body back to where it was prior to childbirth, or maybe to an even better place than it ever was. With pregnancy and childbirth, women experience changes throughout the body, most specifically in the breasts and the abdomen. Breasts may lose volume and “perk.” … Continue reading Mommy Makeover 2013

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Jun

Workplace Advancement

Published: June 23, 2013

With uncertain economic times and limited employment options, many struggle in the workplace to protect and optimize their job security. One approach is to present the best possible face one can, projecting an image of energy, enthusiasm, fitness and health. Physical characteristics subconsciously translate into perception of abilities. Some say perception is reality, and while … Continue reading Workplace Advancement

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May

Fat Transfer to Face, Breasts and/or Buttocks a “Win-Win”

Published: May 23, 2013

Fat transfer has become the most common topic discussed in our national plastic surgery meetings as of late. Fat transfer involves liposuction of a body region, purifying the fat harvested, and augmenting another site on the body with the fat. The most sought after regions for augmentation include the face, breast and buttock. Fat transfer … Continue reading Fat Transfer to Face, Breasts and/or Buttocks a “Win-Win”

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Apr

The “Angelina Jolie” Procedure

Published: April 23, 2013

“My Medical Choice” was written by Angelina Jolie and published by the New York Times on May 14, 2013. Thank goodness for Angelina’s interest in public health and education! In her essay, she publicly announced that she underwent preventive double mastectomy with immediate reconstruction because she is Breast Cancer Gene (BRCA1) positive. Her gene positivity … Continue reading The “Angelina Jolie” Procedure

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23

Mar

Dip your toe in the pool with minimally invasive treatments!

Published: March 23, 2013

I see many men and women in their 20’s, 30’s, 40’s and 50’s who desire a fresher appearance. While some, like the 20-somethings, do not merit a surgical procedure, individuals with manifestations of aging who would benefit from a surgical procedure might not be ready for this step. For both of these groups, minimally invasive … Continue reading Dip your toe in the pool with minimally invasive treatments!

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Feb

America’s Most Compassionate Doctors – Patients’ Choice Award

Published: February 23, 2013

Patients’ Choice recognition reflects the difference doctors make in the lives of their patients. The honor is bestowed on physicians and dentists who have received near perfect scores, as voted by their patients. Every month, more than 200,000 patients across the U.S. provide online feedback about their experiences with their physicians and dentists. They provide … Continue reading America’s Most Compassionate Doctors – Patients’ Choice Award

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Jan

New Year, New You!

Published: January 23, 2013

As the New Year approaches, we inevitably start to formulate our New Year’s resolutions. Some are universal, right? Eat a more healthy diet, exercise more, be a better parent/partner/friend. Hey, weren’t these your resolutions last year? This year, they will definitely happen! This year it is time to focus more on you! What can you … Continue reading New Year, New You!

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Sep

Massive weight loss body contouring surgery

Published: September 23, 2012

While it is true that obesity is prevalent throughout our country, there has been a corresponding increase in numbers of individuals pursuing massive weight loss, defined as loss of greater than 100 lbs, or 50% of excess weight. Some achieve significant weight loss through diet and exercise, while others undergo surgical means of weight loss, … Continue reading Massive weight loss body contouring surgery

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Aug

Neck Tightening – Are you ready for this?

Published: August 23, 2012

Neck Tightening – Are you ready for this? Neck aging is a focus for many of my patients. Significant weight loss, aging, accumulated sun exposure and genetics all contribute to necks with banding, jowling along the jaw line, and lax skin. (Remember Ally Mcbeal and the waddle fetish?) I see this in women in their … Continue reading Neck Tightening – Are you ready for this?

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Jul

Fitness and Plastic Surgery: The Perfect Pair

Published: July 23, 2012

Why talk about fitness in a surgical blog? Because fitness will optimize surgical outcomes, and as a plastic surgeon aiming to get the best possible results, I cannot deny that it takes more than surgery to get my patients superior results. The better your health, the better your surgical outcome. Plastic surgery is not a … Continue reading Fitness and Plastic Surgery: The Perfect Pair

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