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Keeping the weight off after weight loss procedure

Keeping the weight off after weight loss procedure

by Yenny (SU)
Obesity comes with many health risks that can be reduced or eliminated through weight loss. Bariatric surgery has helped many people who were obese to lose weight and improve their health. Among the benefits of weight loss surgery are reduction or elimination of symptoms and severity of type 2 diabetes, a healthier heart and arteries, joint pain relief, resolution of sleep apnea and obstructed breathing and a higher level of self esteem.

Medical Reasons to See a Plastic Surgeon

Medical Reasons to See a Plastic Surgeon

by Stephanie Meadows
Plastic surgery has become increasingly popular over the years among both men and women opting for procedures for a number of reasons, including: boosting confidence and self-esteem, medical reasons, health reasons, reconstructive reasons, and aesthetic/enhancement reasons.

Is there an Age Limit to Mommy Makeovers?

Is there an Age Limit to Mommy Makeovers?

by Stephanie Meadows
Mothers are the true heroes of the world. There are many times as a mother, where you might not be thinking about yourself. Understand that being a mom, and sacrificing things for your children or partners, comes with the territory. While it can be tough to maintain a healthy image or weight, there are still many options available.

How Your Plastic Surgeon can Treat Your Skin Cancer Scars

How Your Plastic Surgeon can Treat Your Skin Cancer Scars

by Stephanie Meadows
Your skin does many beneficial things, such as, cover your internal organs, protect us from injury and germs, helps control body temperature, protects from dangerous ultraviolet (UV) rays, and helps your body make vitamin D, which comes from exposure to the sun.

Healing the Women's Soul Through Reconstructive Surgery

Healing the Women's Soul Through Reconstructive Surgery

by Rismary Cabrera
Cancer is that word no one wants to hear. The talk, the speculation, the fear and confusion, the statistics become all too much, but it is reality. One of the most common types is breast cancer. Breast cancer, happens to be the second leading cause of cancer death in women, after skin cancer. About 1 in 8 women in the United States will develop breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. After being diagnosed with breast cancer, women have many options to explore, one of which is reconstructive surgery.

More on the Virgin Islands

by ih-est admin
Photos of Dr. Eric Stelnicki, M.D. at the St. Thomas, Virgin Islands clinic location.

Dr. Eric J. Stelnicki, M.D. Specializing in Hair Transplantation

by ih-est admin
Dr. Eric J. Stelnicki, M.D. specializes and has received advanced training in hair restoration, such as Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT), Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) and also utilizing a variety of methods in nonsurgical hair restoration. While performing both male and female hair transplantation, he is also known for being one of the only plastic and reconstructive surgeons in South Florida who does routine hair transplantation on children. Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT) is the latest treatment in providing full, natural looking hair. A photo gallery of this surgical procedure will be illustrated below.

Welcome to Our Blog

by Simone Bueno (SU)
Dr. Stelnicki and the staff at the Atlantic Center for Aesthetic & Reconstructive Surgery welcome you to our blog and invite you to browse around for the latest news in pediatric and adult cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.