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5 Facts About Breast Reduction Surgery Oct 28th, 2019

Gigantomastia (overly enlarged breasts) can create physical, emotional and self image issues. Women with very large breasts are subjected to unnecessary ridicule, unwanted attention, discomfort and extreme difficulty finding properly fitting clothing.  Breast Reduction Surgery carries one of the highest satisfaction rates among women of all ages. In 2018, over...

Man Boobs: Gynecomastia In Teens And Young Men; An Embarrassing Condition Oct 10th, 2019

Gynecomastia is the enlargement of a male's breasts secondary to various factors. It occurs in adolescence because of temporary hormonal imbalance of testosterone (male hormone) and estrogen (female hormone). It affects 30 percent - 60 percent of all males reaching puberty, and subsides by age 18 in 80 percent of...

Our Aging Face; Part 3 Aug 30th, 2019

This is the third and final installment discussing the aging patterns of our face. The first two blogs chronicled the process and factors affecting it. Recommendations were made to slow the aging process through lifestyle changes. For the sake of completeness, this last post offers advice on how to affect...

Our Aging Face; Part 2-Engaging The Enemy Aug 6th, 2019

This is the second article about the inevitable aging process of our face.  In Part 1, I categorized and described the phases of aging according to decade. The Intrinsic and Extrinsic aging pathways were defined; Intrinsic aging is essentially genetic and Extrinsic aging is dependent and influenced by external factors...

Our Aging Face Jul 12th, 2019

There are few things other than death and taxes that are certain. The aging process is one of them, the inevitable and predictable result of living longer. The manner and degree that we age over the decades of life can be explained, understood and even manipulated by our lifestyle. This...

5 Reasons Why Spring Is Best Time For Liposuction May 12th, 2019

Spring is here, beckoning warmer sunny weather. Summer season is right behind, bringing with it long hot days on the beach, bikinis and skimpy cool clothing. The perfect venue to show off your silky curves and long toned legs. Now is also the time to address those pesky areas of...

Ten Reasons Why Dogs are Better Than A Facelift Mar 30th, 2019

I have had dogs in my life since I was a little boy, and I have been a plastic surgeon for over 25 years. So, I consider myself an expert in both categories. While I can rattle off the advantages of a facelift for someone who is an appropriate candidate,...

Liposuction Q and A Feb 18th, 2019

What Is Liposuction Recovery Like?   Liposuction is an extremely popular and effective procedure for contouring the body and removal of fat from areas unaffected by diet and exercise. The following is a Q and A about recovery from this procedure.   What can I expect right after my Liposuction...

5 FACTS EVERY WOMAN SHOULD KNOW WHEN CONSIDERING BREAST AUGMENTATION Jun 6th, 2018

Breast Augmentation is still one of the most popular cosmetic surgery operations performed in the United States. According to The American Society for Aesthetic Surgery (ASAPS), over 300,000 women had breast augmentation surgery in 2018, making it the third most popular cosmetic operation among women last year. However, before going under...