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I recently attended a meeting of the Fort Worth Society of Plastic Surgeons on the topic of breast reconstruction in front of the pectoralis muscle (pre-pectoral).  The speaker at the meeting was Michelle Roughton, a clinical assistant professor in the plastic surgery...

Men's aesthetics are on the rise. Since 2002, men's number one non-surgical procedure has been neurotoxins (e.g. botox), and there has been an 84% increase in men's botulinum toxin procedures in the last 5 years.

In a recent survey of men (N=600, aged 35-65) who were co...

The World Health Organization defines "medical tourism" as “tourists who elect to travel across international borders to receive some form of medical treatment - most commonly: dental care, cosmetic and elective surgeries”. The U.S. Center for Disease Control states th...

 

 

A major news outlet recently reported a rise in plastic surgery for teenagers with the top three procedures being: breast augmentation, rhinoplasty, and ear surgery.

The teen years represent a time of major change in “body image” and teens are very aware of their pe...

A favorite procedure of mine is Rhinoplasty. This procedure is intended to alter or reshape the nose  to address features that you may wish to change or improve.

 

For plastic surgeons, rhinoplasty is a real "finesse" type of operation, which requires all of our skills t...

Part of a "Mommy Makeover", abdominoplasty (often called a "tummy tuck") is a procedure that can remove excess fat and skin from the lower abdomen, and if the abdominal muscles have been stretched or displaced; these can be tightened to help contour and reshape your ab...

As the eyes are said to be the "window to the soul"; when looking at someone, we usually look into their eyes first. One of the common signs of aging are the "sagging" lids; sometimes they even interfere with our visual fields and can be accompanied by protruding fat p...

  As we age, we all get those "cracks" and "crevices" on our face.  Some of these are "static" - that is they develop over time from "sun damage", perhaps trauma.  There are also "dynamic" lines which can develop from muscle action (we all use our facial muscles to "fr...

According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the number of women having breast lifts has risen almost 600 percent in the past 16 years. Fashion and Hollywood set the trend for what is popular and smaller breasts on the runway are winning out – howev...

With the onset of spring, thoughts soon turn to shorts, bathing suits, and for men and boys, going "shirtless". But for some, baring their chest can be an embarrassment. Gynecomastia is an enlargement of the male breast (this can occur to only one side or both) which b...

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