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Plastic Surgeon in the Virgin Islands: Skin Cancer in the Caribbean

Plastic Surgeon in the Virgin Islands: Skin Cancer in the Caribbean

by Natalie (SU)
So, you are trying to decide where to go for your next vacation. You love the beach, but you are also scared of getting skin cancer, because of all the stories you’ve heard, plus your family history with the disease. Understandably, you wonder if the beach could even be an option. That’s why being aware of the dangers of skin cancer are very important, as well as what you can do to prevent it.

 WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE A WOMAN PLASTIC SURGEON IN 2017?

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE A WOMAN PLASTIC SURGEON IN 2017?

by Natalie (SU)
Even though the overwhelming amount of plastic surgery patients are women, you may find it surprising that only about 14% of all plastic surgeons are women…and that is up from 3% just a generation ago! Slowly but surely, however, more women are entering the field of cosmetic surgery, making it easier for patients to find a female plastic surgeon.

The Difference Between Pediatric Surgery & Adult Plastic Surgery

The Difference Between Pediatric Surgery & Adult Plastic Surgery

by Natalie (SU)
The word “plastic” comes from the Greek plastikos – meaning "to build up" or "to take form." Surgery is the treatment of injuries or medical conditions with operative instruments. Hence, plastic surgery remakes or reforms parts of the body through reconstructive and cosmetic surgical procedures. Did you know that plastic surgery can apply to children as well as adults? Just as pediatricians differ from internal medicine doctors, pediatric plastic surgeons are distinct from general plastic surgeons.

Plastic Surgeon: From the Perspective of a Former Model Plastic Surgeon

Plastic Surgeon: From the Perspective of a Former Model Plastic Surgeon

by Natalie (SU)
Have you been thinking about having plastic surgery? Maybe you have always wanted a breast lift, or wish your tummy were flatter. Or has that small bump on your nose always bothered you? If you have been thinking about it, I’m sure you would like to talk to someone that will understand your concerns, and that knows what options you should consider. How about talking to someone who has been trained to be a plastic surgeon in some of the most highly regarded institutions in the world? Do you think that conversation would help you make your decision? Well, what if this surgeon was also a woman – and a former model? Wouldn’t that seem like the perfect person to discuss your potential surgery with? Dr. Yates is exactly this medical professional. She can talk to you from a unique perspective as not only being another woman, but also as someone who is both a plastic surgeon and former model.

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.

Craniofacial Surgeons vs. Plastic Surgeon

Craniofacial Surgeons vs. Plastic Surgeon

by Stephanie Meadows
Unlike other medical procedures (like hip or knee surgery), plastic surgery can be one of the most misunderstood surgical procedures in the healthcare industry. While it is true that many people undergo plastic surgery for purely cosmetic and aesthetic reasons, popular culture and general misconceptions tend to use the terms plastic and cosmetic surgery interchangeably. There are a variety of sub-specialties that revolve around cosmetic, plastic, and reconstructive surgery. All of them focus on a specific outcome for the patient, but can often be integrated with each other to provide the best outcome for the patient.

The Importance of Visiting a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

The Importance of Visiting a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

by Stephanie Meadows
As the cosmetic surgery industry is booming, people in the United States are spending billions of dollars a year on procedures. Whether they're going under the knife, or visiting the doctor's office for a quick facial injection, within today’s fast-paced world and constant evolving technology, results can be achieved at the drop of a hat. That can be risky and dangerous if research is not done properly.

From One Woman to Another: Why Choosing a Female Plastic Surgeon May be Right for You.

From One Woman to Another: Why Choosing a Female Plastic Surgeon May be Right for You.

by Bevon Findley (SU)
The success of your plastic surgery experience depends on more than just the final result. The interactions that you have with your doctor can influence your entire experience. What good is it, if you felt intimidated, embarrassed or uncomfortable while working with doctor?

Things a Plastic Surgeon Wish You Knew Before Getting Breast Implants

Things a Plastic Surgeon Wish You Knew Before Getting Breast Implants

by Bevon Findley (SU)
If you’re considering a change in your breast size or shape, you’re not alone. Breast augmentation is the most popular plastic surgery in the United States, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. More than 280,000 patients underwent that cosmetic procedure in 2014. If you’re considering a change in your breast size or shape, you’re not alone. Making an informed decision about getting breast implants is the first step towards figuring out whether you really need the procedure. The more you know about their side effects, the more confident and calm you’ll feel about the big change your body is about to undergo. Here are things a plastic surgeon wants you to know before getting implants:

Dr. Stelnicki joins Virgin Islands Ear, Nose & Throat, practice in St. Thomas, VI – the only practice in the territory to provide pediatric plastic surgery services!

by ih-est admin
Dr. Eric Stelnicki joins Virgin Islands ENT practice, featured in Virgin Islands Daily News