WHAT IS THE CONCORD PEEL?

Youthfulness is characterized by bright skin and a full face. To have these, as well as a reduction in brown spots, aging spots, loose skin or fine wrinkling, I recommend my personally designed “Concord Peel.” Its foundation is the “Forever Young” procedure, which uses Broadband light technology from Sciton to functionally rejuvenate the skin and…

Got Down Time?

If new found down time has been imposed upon you, you are not alone in the thought that it may be time to do something for yourself. My patients carefully discuss their decision about surgery or office treatments prior to having them performed. Most recently, those who have noted that their work schedules lightening up…

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…

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…

Where To Have Plastic Surgery

The standards and practices of multi-disciplinary outpatient surgery centers and hospitals are very comparable. The regulatory standards have different credentialing bodies, but in my practice, I utilize board certified anesthesiologists in both sites. The infection rates and complication rates are monitored and state reportable in both. Because board certified plastic surgeons typically have hospital privileges, they may…

Cosmetic Surgery and Plastic Surgery

Q: Are Cosmetic Surgery and Plastic Surgery the same? Cosmetic surgery and plastic surgery are closely related, but different. Perhaps these terms are used interchangeably because some plastic surgeons focus their practice on cosmetic surgery. Both are intended to improve a patient’s body, but the philosophies guiding the education, research, and goals for patient outcomes are…