Dr. Paul Vanek: Trusted plastic surgeon, sculptor, biochemist and researcher.. and he cares! Yes, Dr. Vanek has amazing credentials, expertise and experience.

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Great vs artificial looking fillers

I truly appreciate that you have asked such an honest question, and I will give you an honest answer. The primary difference is in the person who is responsible for injecting the fillers. In addition to earning the status of a double board-certified surgeon, I am also a biochemist and a researcher for the National…

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Vaginoplasty and Labiaplasty

Vaginoplasty is a procedure which intends to “tighten up” a vagina that’s become slack or loose from childbirth or aging. Labiaplasty is plastic surgery on the labia (the “lips” surrounding the vagina) that can be performed alone or with vaginoplasty. Surgery can be performed on the labia majora (the larger, outer vaginal lips), or the…

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Dr. Vanek on WKYC *VIDEO*

New procedure can ease pain from radiation Cancer survivor says she got her life back. MENTOR, Ohio — There is new hope for cancer patients who experience pain from radiation, and it lies in their own body fat. Five years ago, Carla Clark’s world came crashing down. Her husband was dying, and the couple had…

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Men and Plastic Surgery

A new American Society of Plastic Surgeons report reveals that over 1.3 million cosmetic procedures were performed on men last year, a 29% increase since 2000. The largest increase was 22%, for breast reduction (gynecomastia) procedure. With more than 200,000 surgical procedures performed on men in 2018, rhinoplasty was the most popular with over 52,000…

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Have you heard of NEWTOX?

Yes! My practice is one of the first in the country to offer Jeaveau NEWTOX. It was just introduced this Spring, and is rapidly becoming very popular in the facial injectable market. This is the number one aesthetic procedure in the U.S., at about $1.2 billion annually. Jeaveau NEWTOX is injected into muscles for temporary…

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Plastic Surgery Recovery Time

Since I don’t know which surgery you want to have, I cannot give you a specific answer. This is a very important conversation that I have with my patients because your recovery period is critical to obtaining optimum results. We custom tailor your instructions based upon your surgery, medical history, social and work requirements. This…

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How These Procedures Work Together

Modern board-certified Plastic Surgeons utilize tumescent fluid, which contains epinephrine (adrenaline) and a local anesthetic instilled into the fat layer. It is placed into each treatment area at the beginning of the procedure in a calibrated fashion, in proportion to the amount of fat the surgeon proposes to treat and remove. Your body absorbs the…