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Scar Be Gone!

Posted August 02, 2016 in Surgical procedures Whether it is from a cut, scrape, trauma or surgery, almost everyone with a scar would like for it to be less noticeable.  The means for scar reduction can vary from creams, to lasers, to surgery.  I have compiled some information from the scientific literature to try to […]

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What does facelift mean anyway?

Posted July 12, 2016 in Surgical procedures, Facelift A frequent question in our office is, “What is the difference between a facelift and a necklift?”  The problem is that a facelift is a misnomer.  When we say facelift, this means that we will lift the muscles of the cheeks, jawline and neck.  We then delicately […]

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The Eyes of March

Blog Posted March 23, 2015 in Surgical procedures, Blepharoplasty Eyes are often the first thing we notice about each other.  They express our emotion, intentions and energy.  We want to make sure what others see is our liveliness and true beauty.Don’t let your eyes betray you.  Changes such as excess skin, wrinkles or “bags” around […]

What’s new in plastic surgery?

Posted November 11, 2014 in Surgical procedures Everything!  From who the plastic surgeon is, to who is getting it, to what is being done.  It isn’t what you expect! The profession of plastic surgery has historically been an “old boys club”.  Luckily, this is changing.  The change has been slow to come, but we are […]

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Are there permanent ways to make my chest hair thicker or thinner?

Blog Posted July 15, 2014 in Surgical procedures, Hair transplantation Yes. Chest hair can be permanently reduced with laser hair removal. The laser is picked up by the pigment around the hair follicle, so it works on brown, black and darker red hair. Blond and white hair is better treated with electrolysis. If you want […]

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Brown spots…what to look for?

Blog Posted July 03, 2014 in Surgical procedures I’ve noticed a new brown spot.  When should I worry? You may have been outside this summer and have noticed some new brown spots.  Many of these changes are benign, in which the skin cells show some changes from the sun, but are not cancerous changes.  However, […]

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What can I do to have a full, thick beard?

Blog Posted June 17, 2014 in Surgical procedures, Hair transplantation Full beards are more popular than ever.  Fortunately, having the facial hair that you desire is easier than you think!  Your own hair can be transplanted to create or fill in a beard.  This can be shaved, trimmed or grown long into any style you […]

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Wondering what rhinoplasty is like?

Blog Posted April 23, 2014 in Surgical procedures, Rhinoplasty If you have broken your nose in the past or would like to make some refinements to your nose, you may be interested in watching Kristen’s Rhinoplasty patient story here!  She broke her nose in an accident and was having difficulty breathing.  She had surgery to straighten her […]

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Teen rhinoplasty controversy

Blog Posted April 12, 2014 in Surgical procedures, Rhinoplasty Many of us are born with noses that we are self conscious about.  People are often reluctant to take pictures and bothered by it from a young age.  So, the question will arise, “What is the youngest age that someone can have rhinoplasty?”. This is actually […]