THE HANDS GIVETH AWAY

Many patients are not aware of the hand being one of the main victims of aging.  As we age, the hand loses the fat under the skin, which results in tendons and vessels under the skin becoming more pronounced.  Sun damage may also cause age spots on the skin, accentuating the aging of the hand.…

PLASTIC SURGERY-VANITY OR SANITY?

During my general surgery residency back in the 1990’s, I came across many older, “old school” general surgeons.  When these surgeons find out I was interested in plastic surgery, their contempt for our specialty was obvious. These old-timers felt plastic surgery was for “other surgical specialty rejects”.  Plastic surgery was viewed as vain and vulgar…

I JUST WANT TO BE HAPPY

O.K., this blog has nothing to do with plastic surgery…or does it?  I will let you decide…please read on. A friend of mine send me a YouTube video and it compelled me to write this blog. I think the topic is relevant, especially now with new year’s resolutions coming up. A few years ago, around…

BREAST IMPLANTS-FINDING THE RIGHT STYLE FOR YOUR BREAST AUGMENTATION

Breast Augmentation is the most common aesthetic surgical procedure performed in the United States, with over 300,000 surgeries annually. There are basically three styles of implants available. The most common style, which is used by majority of plastic surgeons, is the smooth, round implant.  As the name implies, the implant is round in shape and…