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 »

Choose Wisely

Posted by & filed under Conduct/Behavior, Cosmetic surgery, Psychology.

Many people are in a hurry to obtain what they want. Even when it comes to surgeons sometimes the choice is based on cost and/or availability on their personal calendars. One should spend time not only consulting and deciding on the surgery but on the surgeon as well. Sometimes the... Read more »

Halloween Witch

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I see many people coming into my office concerned about how they appear to others. They sometimes blame their appearance for certain failures in their lives. Unless we look like an evil witch at Halloween nobody notices the imperfections that we see daily in our mirror. Our presentation includes many... Read more »

Breast Reduction: Not Just For Women

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As men become more aware of their physical appearance one area that has been a source of embarrassment and reticence to discuss  is breast size. While it is recognized that women have breasts whether large, small, droopy or otherwise, there is no public uneasiness. Not so with male breasts. The... Read more »

Opioids: Not the Usual Medical Epidemic

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Presently there is overwhelming concern over the "epidemic" of opioid use. In conjunction, there are now restrictions on physicians as to how much  pain med at any one time can be prescribed (even for appropriate post-op management). In our present day culture few are held responsible for their actions, the blame is on someone else.... Read more »