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19
Oct

Combined Breast Lift and Implant. Should You Do It?

Many women who need a breast lift also want more volume. This means they need a lift and a breast implant. But should you do them together or should you

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10
Aug

Journal Time: Does nitroglycerin ointment help with mastectomy flaps?

The recent June 2015 issue of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Journal has an article, “Effects of Nitroglycerin Ointment on Mastectomy Flap Necrosis in Immediate Reconstruction: A Randomized Controlled Trial.”  It

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13
Jul

How Much Fat Can You Safely Remove With Liposuction? Does it Vary With BMI?

Another great little paper out of my recent May 2015 Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal.  “Is there a Safe Lipoaspirate volume? A Risk Assessment Model of Liposuction Volume as a Function

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15
Jun

Botox in Breast Cancer Reconstruction?

As a member of the Aesthetic Society, I now am avidly reading two journals each month.  This last one from the May June 2015 Aesthetic Surgery Journal had an article

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4
Jun

3 Reasons You Need a Mammogram Prior to Breast Surgery

Quick blog, but if you are 35 or older, before getting any kind of breast surgery you should have a mammogram.  Why? 1. We are changing your breasts.  The amount

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23
May

Complications in Plastic Surgery

Yes. I said it. In writing. On the internet.  Complications happen. The best surgeon, the best OR, the best anesthesia can’t promise it won’t happen. They have a famous saying

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9
Apr

Ribcage Shape and Breast Augmentation

Yes, your ribcage has a shape. These are things you don’t think about often, but I do.  Breast implants over time tend to migrate down and out.  (Unless you have

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6
Apr

Breast Reduction – What Size Do You Want To Be?

When women come in for a breast reduction, the first question is “what is your current breast size?” The next question is “What size do you want to be?” Answers

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2
Apr

What Kind Of Breast Implant Is Right For Me?

I do a lot of breast augmentation and am frequently asked, “What kind of implant should I use?” ROUND COHESIVE GEL IMPLANT vs ANATOMIC SHAPED STYLE 410 IMPLANT GUMMY BEAR They

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30
Mar

The Perfect Result In Plastic Surgery

I read an article in our literature recently about the Babe Ruth Syndrome.  I must say, I don’t know much about baseball, so I had no idea what this syndrome

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