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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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12
Oct

Overweight? Are You Skinny Fat? Burned Out Fat? Or Stressed Fat?

In researching another topic for a blog, I found this on The Telegraph website.  Now I am a doctor, and I love science.  I am not sure how all of

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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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1
Jun

Journal time: Body Dysmorphic Disorder Association with Abdominoplasty

March 2016 issue of the Aesthetic Journal had an article “Prevalence of Body Dysmorphic Disorder Symptoms and Body Weight Concerns in Patients Seeking Abdominoplasty.”  This was a study out of

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30
Mar

Does protein help heal after major weight loss surgery?

Journal time! February 2016 Aesthetic Surgery Journal article looking at healing for tummy tuck patients in those who have undergone massive weight loss following bariatric surgery (not those who lost

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21
Oct

Nutritional Issues After Major Weight Loss. Journal article.

This is out of the Aesthetic Surgery Journal, August 2015.  The title of the CME article is simple: “Post Bariatric Body Contouring.”  The things to think can be vast for

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16
Mar

Why Do We Use Drains In Plastic Surgery?

When you have surgery you might not know about drains.  I still remember when I was in my first year of general surgery residency, and I walked into a patient’s

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9
Mar

What Scar Treatments Are Available Following An Abdominoplasty?

As many of you know I was a major investigator in the Neodyne scar treatment study in the September 2014 Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal.  In the Neodyne study we used

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5
Feb

How soon can I exercise after plastic surgery?

Ah, you overactive Northern California Bay Area women.  I get it.  I understand the whole working out every day or I will go crazy thing, particularly when we live in

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