Choose Wisely Part II

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Not only should one take their time in choosing a surgeon but certain attributes are worth stating. The surgeon should be certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery which has the highest standards for certification that gives more assurance that the quality of the work and the patient's health... Read more »

Tummy Tucks: Becoming a More Popular Procedure

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Abdominoplasty or as it is more commonly known "Tummy Tuck" is gaining more popularity and has become noticed by the media. As usual there is often a slanted view in order to be provocative and gain an audience. Recently a piece was published in "Live Science" entitled "Tummy Tucks May... Read more »

What’s in a Title?

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Lately a trend has developed to group everybody involved with patient care under the title "Provider". While this is all nice and lends a feeling of esprit de corps as well as equality, the final arbiter and decision maker is the physician. The responsibility ultimately lies with the doctor. As it... Read more »

Not All Scars Are The Same

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Many people come to see me for aesthetic surgery but are very anxious that their result would leave them with bad scarring, like other scars they have from previous surgeries or accidents. Take heart, scar's appearance depends on location and direction of the scar in regard to lines of tension.... Read more »