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22
Feb

Meet ASAPS Amy, “Keep the baby, lose the bump”

The Aesthetic Society has started a new campaign to educate women on what options they have. They created an animated woman “ASAPS Amy.” (ASAPS is the Aesthetic Plastic Surgical Society,

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8
Feb

Tummy Tuck After Major Weight Loss – don’t forget the pubic area. Journal time.

When you have major weight loss (50-100 pounds), your skin is loose on your abdomen and tummy tucks are common. When doing the tummy tuck, it is important to also

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21
Sep

Mommy Makeover: 4 Things You Should Think About

The Mommy Makeover: Catchy name and a growing trend. Particularly for women who have kids at older ages, multiples, or more kids, pregnancy can wreak havoc on the body. When you

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16
Apr

journal time: comparing abdominoplasty techniques (do you know what quilting sutures, progressive tension sutures, and high superior tension is?)

I had a patient visit recently who had really done her research on abdominoplasty.  She had seen a multitude of doctors here and was talking to me about the actual

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24
May

does your surgeon’s specialty cause more complications for a panniculectomy (big tummy tuck)?

In the recent May 2013 Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal there were abstracts from a recent research meeting.  One jumped out at me: “Resident involvement affects plastic surgery outcomes: an

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21
Feb

Journal time. Are you a closet or social smoker?

This month’s issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal February 2013 had an article out of Hopkins on “Plastic Surgery and Smoking; A Prospective Analysis of Incidence, Compliance, and Complications.”  Yes, all

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5
Feb

cool gadgets to keep you fit

Yes I am a plastic surgeon, but I am not all about surgery.  Keeping fit is the best thing you can do.  A healthy body is a beautiful body. I

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1
Feb

What’s a “menopot?” Why is your midline thickening? in your 40s and 50s is your weight creeping up?

Ah. The joys of aging. Two of the common complaints I see from women who are in their mid to late 40s are 1. Loss of a waistline (or a

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20
Aug

Journal time: Post operative blood clot risk in plastic surgery patients

August 2012 Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal had an article on “Assessment of Postoperative Venous Thromboembolism Risk in Plastic Surgery Patients Using the 2005 and 2010 Caprini Risk Score.”  Phew!

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15
Aug

What is your Caprini risk score?

Surgery has risk.  One of the biggest risks with any surgery is a blood clot.  If the clot, which usually forms in the leg, dislodges, it can travel to the

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