New statistics released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) show that the contouring of the upper extremity has become very popular over the past few years. In a recent poll regarding body contouring procedures, 31% of the women said that they would like to have arms like our […]
I am a board certified Plastic Surgeon and have been practicing for 30 years. My practice currently is made up of 40% reconstructive and 60% cosmetic. I started my practice with a goal for each field of Plastic Surgery. For the reconstructive field, I approach each patient with a goal of returning the disfigurement which has be caused by trauma, disease (breast Cancer, skin cancer) or birth defect with a ultimate goal of a near as possible return to normal anatomy. On the cosmetic side I strive to attain a result that does not appear to be surgically altered but presents as a natural enhancement of the patients appearance. When I am not doing my craft I enjoy music (everything but rap),golf, fly fishing, reading, spending time with family and being thankful for a god given talent. My philosophy of life: In the big picture it is often not so important in what we say or think but ultimately it is what we do with the time that we have on this earth.
Childbearing can be one of a woman’s most rewarding experiences, but it can also take a toll on the mother’s body, resulting in a frustrating loss of their hourglass figures. Each woman is affected differently, with age genetics and the size of the infant playing a significant role in how […]
Over the past 30 years of performing breast augmentation procedures I have focused on four factors that I and my patients have found beneficial in helping them decide what an appropriate augmentation goal should be for them: Patient Expectations: I like to first get an idea of what the patient […]
Hospital Fees: breast enlargement surgery performed in a hospital setting is an option however this tends to drive the cost of the procedure up because of: an additional charge for the use of the hospital operating room the preoperative hospital evaluation that is done on the day of arrival hospital […]
As we age our skin becomes thinner because of a natural reduction in our collagen layer. With this thinness comes a hollowing of the cheeks and a loss of skin elasticity. The tell-tale signs of loss of facial volume and a decrease of skin elasticity are: A fall of the […]
I recently gave a seminar on the above topic. The subject was well received because there are many people that desire to look younger but either don’t have the budget, do not like the idea of undergoing an operation, or don’t like the idea of being off work because of […]
The term Plastic Surgery can be confusing for most people. One must understand that the word Plastic is derived from the Greek word Plastikos. The term is actually a verb […]