Plastic Surgery Information

The Art of Liposuction

In experienced hands, liposuction is a routine, reliable procedure with high patient satisfaction, few complications and a high safety profile. Small areas of the body can be treated with just about any liposuction method, although larger areas and full body liposuction generally require the assistance of an anesthesiologist. Ultimately, safe liposuction with impressive results is dependent on the experience and skill of your surgeon.

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Moles & Lesions : Making a Mountain Out of a Molehill

As a plastic surgeon, I am often asked if I perform lesion and mole removal. The answer is yes, but with a caveat or two. I can assure you that any highly trained plastic surgery doctor is capable of precisely treating moles and lesions. The typical “mole patient” that I see in my office is someone who has had a previous treatment with an unsatisfactory outcome, and is concerned that it will happen again. They are consulting with me because […]

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How to Get the Most From Your Consultation

A cosmetic surgery consultation with a plastic surgeon can be a tremendous source of anxiety. From what I perceive on my end, meeting a plastic surgery doctor for the first time to discuss a personal flaw can be very embarrassing. To me, it’s all in a day’s work: a time to visit with a new patient, get acquainted, examine and discuss concerns, and come up with solutions. I’m not sure there is anything I can tell a perspective patient that […]

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How to Choose Your Surgeon

As I have said many times before, the most important decision that you will make regarding your plastic surgery is determining how to choose a surgeon. The Internet has provided patients with a means to make more informed decisions and to take an active role in their medical care. I would recommend starting research by making sure that your surgeon is actually a plastic surgeon, and not just someone who calls himself/herself one. There is no patent on the term […]

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