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Board Certified Plastic Surgeon | Plano, TX

Surgeon Vs The Machine

Posted March 06, 2013

Question: Ultrasonic liposuction, laser liposuction, tickle liposuction, body jet liposuction, liposculpture, power-assisted liposuction:  the number of liposuction technologies can be overwhelming.  Should you go to the guy with the laser machine, or should you visit the guy who uses sound waves to break up fat? Answer: You should probably visit the surgeon who has the […]

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High And Tight Breast Implants

Posted December 28, 2012

I hear this question at least a few times a week.  Yes, all breast implants start out too high and too tight.  And yes, they do relax, soften, and settle to a more natural position. What’s going on?  When implants are first placed, the skin and pectoralis muscle are placed under tension by the implants.  […]

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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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Performing Facial Injections

Posted October 12, 2012

I am fully aware that Botox and facial fillers are available on practically every street corner. Doctors’ and dentists’ offices, medical spas, and even beauty parlors offer injectables. Patients are routinely injected by gynecologists, dentists, nurses, aestheticians, medical assistants, and occasionally personnel with no formal medical education.  The results of the injections are variable: some […]

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Restylane for Saddle Noses

Posted September 25, 2012

A saddle nose entails a concave or “collapsed” look on nasal profile, resembling the shape of a saddle.  Some people’s noses just happen to look that way.  Other people may develop saddle noses following nasal trauma, infection, or rhinoplasty. Typical treatment for saddle noses is complex.  It generally involves a rhinoplasty (“nose job”) with placement […]

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