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Can I Repair and Repierce My Earlobes at the Same Time?

Posted June 12, 2015

Yes, you can do both at the same time. Torn earlobes are incredibly common. Sometimes the earring pulls all the way through (complete tear); sometimes it just stretches out the hole, so that you have droopy earrings–or you start losing your studs. Either way, it would be nice to get your torn earlobe repaired and […]

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Earlobe Repair and Reduction: Everything You Always Wanted to Know

Posted October 29, 2012

Repair of torn earlobes Dangling or heavy earrings, babies and toddlers pulling on earrings, piercing that are too low; these are among the many causes of torn earlobes.  Sometimes the earring just droops in a stretched-out piercing site (incomplete earlobe tear).  Sometimes after years of stretching, the earlobe just splits in half (complete earlobe tear). […]

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Editorial: Use of “Models” on Cosmetic Surgery Websites

Posted March 01, 2012

Nearly every cosmetic and plastic surgery website displays images of beautiful patients that showcase the surgeon’s talent.  My website does the same. However, many of these sites have a small disclaimer in the bottom right-hand corner of each photo.  Perhaps you should take a closer look: Yes, each of these photos clearly say “model.”  Translation: […]

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Sculpture and Surgery: a brief autobiography

Posted September 27, 2011

Plastic surgeons and cosmetic surgeons routinely advertise that they can “sculpt” your features: your nose, your tummy, even your breasts.  Patients routinely request a “chiseled” jawline. Who would want to have liposuction when you can have liposculpture?The sad truth, however, is that most surgeons are not actually sculptors.  There are no art classes offered in […]

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Plastic Surgery Reality Check: Cosmetic Surgery is Just Not That Much Fun

Posted June 08, 2011

Although television shows such as The Swan and Extreme Makeovers make cosmetic plastic surgery look exciting and glamorous, this so-called “reality” couldn’t be farther from the truth. Cosmetic surgery remains popular because it makes people look and feel better.  But make no mistake: it is real surgery with real risks and downsides.   In my 15 […]

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