July 04, 2015


Vaseline

Another sad story of a do-it-your-self at home self-performed breast enlargement. And what did this person use? VASELINE. Yes that’s right, she injected Vaseline into her chest. I really can’t say anything about this that I have not said...

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June 29, 2015


UV-Radiation-and-Skin

Yes, summer is over so we can forget about sunblock right? WRONG! Great article below about the aging and therefore wrinkling effects of the sun. Trust me, prevention is easier and less expensive that treatment, so avoid it...

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June 22, 2015


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I frequently get asked when is it too old to have cosmetic surgery. In general, there are a couple of different ways to look at and answer that question. Certainly of prime importance is a person’s health. As we age, our health sometimes deteriorates, but...

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June 17, 2015


Skin-Care

I frequently get asked my opinion about ingredients in skin care creams and if they are good, bad or a waste of money. Recently a great article appeared that will give you tips on where to look up all of those ingredients that sound like  gobbledygook on the label. A great idea is to save...

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June 08, 2015


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Quickie note to all of the men out there reading my blog. Below is a nice article about skin care for men. No boys, don’t just use your girlfriend’s or wife’s system. Time to man up and...

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June 03, 2015


Facelift

Below is a good quick list of things you should ask when thinking about a facelift and things to look for in your surgeon. Quick and easy little checklist for all to read before going in for your consultation.

To read the article, click...

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May 31, 2015

shutterstock_197643983(1)No matter what the reason for your surgical procedure, either medical or cosmetic, it is important to understand the risks that accompany any surgery. Even with the best plastic surgeon on board, every surgery has potential risks. These risk include the effects of anesthesia, infection and extensive scarring. There are many reasons that one person may be more susceptible to scarring than another – but there are also ways to improve your chances...

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May 23, 2015

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Many patients come in asking if they are tool old for cosmetic surgery. With patients living longer healthy and active lives, it is an increasing trend seen around the country, but especially in areas where the weather is warm and people are outside a bit more. My personal opinion, after  a thorough consultation with the patient is that if the have no medical contra-indications for surgery, that they have reasonable...

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May 18, 2015

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Thought I would share this little article with you before the weekend. We are constantly being bombarded by ads making claims that most times seem unbelievable. Well, in many cases, it is. The media is full of claims about the benefits and quick results with many products. The latest one to be exposed is another company hawking anti-wrinkle creams. Although just about any cream will help severely damaged skin that the...

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May 13, 2015

Princess Eugenie, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, aka Kate

I have so many patients that bring in pictures of celebrities an say they want to look like a certain celebrity. The expect that if enough plastic surgery is done, that we as plastic surgeons can make anyone look like someone else. I am the first to admit that I have performed plastic surgery on professional...

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