Sun Safety: Five Tips for Summer Skin Protection

Sun Safety: Five Tips for Summer Skin Protection

Get your skin checked every year by a board-certified dermatologist. We recommend that any patient with a new skin lesion that is still present after two weeks be evaluated.  Any mole that has changed to a darker color, changed shape, has gotten larger, or has become raised, red or itchy should be evaluated.  We also […]

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Injectable Rhinoplasty

Injectable Rhinoplasty

An Injectable Rhinoplasty Procedure broken down into three parts: A non-surgical, injectable rhinoplasty uses filler to improve contour and address minor imperfections to the nose. The outcome may be a more symmetrical nose with better proportion to the face and profile.  An injectable rhinoplasty provides a natural, subtle result that creates balance and improves contour […]

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Four Facts about a Mommy Makeover Procedure

Four Facts about a Mommy Makeover Procedure

You don’t have to be a mom to have a “Mommy Makeover.” “Mommy Makeover” is a term used to describe a combination procedure that corrects and recontours the breast and abdomen at the same time. The term was coined because it classically restores the effects of pregnancy on a woman’s body. Typically, the surgery consists […]

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Safety Before Surgery: Five Tips to Consider Before Going Under the Knife

Safety Before Surgery: Five Tips to Consider Before Going Under the Knife

1. Do your homework. Although most plastic surgery is considered an elective procedure, it is still surgery and should be treated as such. Safety begins with you so educate yourself on the procedure and set realistic expectations with your surgeon. Be aware of potential complications and how your surgeon would treat them. Revisions are not […]

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Four Questions You Must Answer When Researching Your Plastic Surgeon

Four Questions You Must Answer When Researching Your Plastic Surgeon

What is the surgeon board certified in? “Board certification” is a term that is often used when reviewing what a patient should look for when researching their Plastic Surgeon. The real question to ask should be “What field the surgeon is board certified in?”. There are physicians, other than plastic surgeons, that may perform cosmetic […]

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Five Face Lift Facts You Should Know!

Five Face Lift Facts You Should Know!

A Face Lift procedure does not treat the entire face. It is a common misconception with patients seeking a cosmetic procedure for the face that a Face Lift will treat the entire face. A Face Lift procedure targets the lower half of the face and neck area that has been affected by aging. The eyes, […]

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How Do You Want to Define Yourself as We Begin a New Year?

How Do You Want to Define Yourself as We Begin a New Year?

During a consult with a board certified plastic surgeon is the perfect time to address your concerns and ask any questions you may have regarding your physical appearance.  As we move into the New Year, ask yourself, “How Do I Want to Define Myself in 2018?”   If you don’t ask the question, you may never […]

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Procedure of the Month: Combination of Surgery and MediSpa Procedures

Procedure of the Month: Combination of Surgery and MediSpa Procedures

One of the most common misperceptions about facial rejuvenation surgery is that it will eliminate the need for Botox, dermal fillers, and other Medi Spa treatments. The opposite is also a misconception, that Medi Spa treatments and injectables will eliminate the need for a surgical procedure. The truth is a happy medium. Surgery will soften […]

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BOTOX: TRUTH OR MISCONCEPTION?

BOTOX: TRUTH OR MISCONCEPTION?

Botox damages or permanently weakens the muscles. Botox is FDA approved as a cosmetic treatment to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and facial lines. Botox works by temporarily blocking receptors on the muscle thereby preventing it from contracting. It does not damage or weaken the muscle or the receptors in any way. Once treatment is […]

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Breast Reconstruction

Breast Reconstruction

Breast Reconstruction is a very personal decision that a woman may consider during the time of a breast cancer diagnosis. With all of the information currently available regarding breast cancer and its treatment, we would like to present a timeline of the potential process involved with reconstruction. 1. Patient receives a diagnosis of breast cancer following […]

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