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FAQ

Where To Have Facelift Surgery

Because board certified plastic surgeons typically have hospital privileges, they may simply utilize block scheduling to decide that if you want your surgery on such a such day, it is my hospital day versus my outpatient surgery center day. Some surgeons do not have the plastic surgery residency training and privileges to perform cosmetic surgery…

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Can Botox Help Migraines

Yes! Botulinum toxin, best known by the brand name of Botox®, was approved by the FDA for treatment of chronic migraines back in 2010. According to a recent report in the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), there is a growing body of international evidence that supports the effectiveness of botulinum…

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What is RF Microneedling?

What is RF Microneedling? Microneedling is a minimally invasive procedure that can stimulate the epidermis to remodel collagen and elastin. The innovation that has revolutionized this treatment has been the addition of radio frequency (RF) energy delivered through the skin. Hence, this is called RF Microneedling. My team and I spent a lot of time…

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Plastic Surgery Before Holiday Season?

Many people want to look their absolute best during the holidays. In fact, the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery says the demand for cosmetic enhancement procedures and surgeries jumps about 25% between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. They also acknowledge that gifting yourself or loved ones with plastic surgery and aesthetic treatments is becoming a…

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Anesthesia During Plastic Surgery?

For many reasons, general anesthesia allows the best management of patients by the medical team. The general anesthetic protects a patient’s airway during surgery so they have an adequate gas exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide from their blood through the anesthesia machine. It also abolishes patient movement and avoids distraction of the surgeon. When…

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Cool or hot body sculpting

Which is better, cool or hot body sculpting? You probably know you’ve asked about one of the fastest growing non-invasive (non-surgical) treatments for body-contouring troublesome areas. Most people have seen the ads and billboards for cold sculpting procedures that supposedly work by freezing fat. These treatments are often given without a doctor’s care, including at…