Can Gynecomastia be Treated with CoolSculpting®?
Gynecomastia is a very common condition of excessive breast tissue in the male. Some estimates put this at 30% of the US adult male population. It can be related to hormonal changes of puberty, medication use or overweight status. Men find this difficult because the chest may have a more feminine appearance which makes going bare-chested in public places embarrassing. The condition occurs to varying… Continue Reading
The Secret™; Radiofrequency (RF) Microneedling
We are pleased to report on our experience with the technology we adopted about a year ago in the form of Radiofrequency (RF) Microneedling. Our device is the Secret™, a radiofrequency microneedling machine produced by the Cutera® company. The technology was reportedly developed in Korea, where the skin of Koreans has some tendency to develop pigmentation irregularities with other energy-based treatments that effect the skin… Continue Reading
Skin Care Routine and Facial Rejuvenation Procedures
When patients come in to discuss procedures to enhance their appearance, especially in the face and neck area, one topic that comes up as part of the dialog is their skin care routine. People are willing to commit to time off, expense and the risks of surgery to achieve improvements in their looks, but may not think about the importance of preparatory and maintenance skin… Continue Reading
How to Choose the Right Plastic Surgeon
When you are looking for any kind of a service, including plastic surgery, there are choices to be made about how to locate and select the right person to provide that service. Currently, many who are considering plastic surgery look to the internet first, and search for whatever procedure or treatment they are interested in having. That process may also involve exploring online ratings and… Continue Reading
Questions to Ask Your Plastic Surgeon
When you decide to check out having a plastic surgery procedure, it makes sense to meet the person who might be performing the surgery and get certain information from them. This process allows you to better understand how the treatment or operation is done, get their expert advice on what will work the best for you, and find out what makes them qualified to provide… Continue Reading
Why Do I Need to Quit Smoking Before Plastic Surgery?
While smoking is a difficult habit that poses multiple medical threats to those who do it, there are special reasons for not only stopping smoking before plastic surgery operations, but abstaining from all forms of nicotine, including vaping, patches, and chewing tobacco as well. Smoking tobacco is addictive due to the presence of nicotine, which has the unfortunate effect of shrinking blood vessels and decreasing… Continue Reading
Our practice has been offering various fillers for facial folds, wrinkles and contour irregularities for years and the history of modern fillers goes back about 30 years when collagen from bovine sources was the state of the art. As time has passed, this area has become increasingly important in the field of cosmetic surgery as new, innovative products have been approved by the FDA and… Continue Reading