Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have estimated that each year in the United States, about 2,650 babies are born with a cleft palate; and 4,440 babies are born with a cleft lip with or without a cleft palate. Cleft lip and cleft palate are birth defects that occur when a baby’s lip or mouthRead More
The Complete Guide to Microtia Surgery
Nothing is more precious than your children’s health and well-being. When a child is born with a rare congenital deformity that can be corrected, parents will want to seek out the best, most compassionate, professional medical care. A perfect example is with microtia, which occurs when the outer part of the ear does not developRead More
What Can You Expect from CoolSculpting?
People are often so busy these days that we don’t have the time or energy to exercise or to prepare nutritious meals for ourselves and our families. Many people live relatively active lifestyles but are still unable to drop the unwanted weight or shrink the waistline. CoolSculpting® is an ideal treatment if you’re looking toRead More
Eyelid Surgery 101
Take a moment to look in the mirror. Focus on your eyes. If you see … · Puffiness or swelling on the upper and lower eyelids, · Excess skin that droops from the upper eyelids, · A full and heavy creased appearance below your eyebrow margin, or · Your peripheral vision is compromised by yourRead More
Telemedicine in Plastic Surgery: What We Can See Online
Once upon a time, family doctors and other medical specialists used to make house calls. If you couldn’t make it to the doctor’s office, the office would in effect come to you. But those days are over … or are they? Today, access to your doctor or specialist is literally at your fingertips with theRead More
What Is a TCA Peel?
Looking for an exfoliate that targets deep wrinkles and scars, improves and lifts sagging skin, and can significantly renew your complexion after just a few treatments? Then you should consider a TCA peel. TCA stands for trichloracetic acid, a non-toxic chemical that has been used for more than 20 years as an aesthetic peel. WhenRead More
Why Patients Opt for Laser Hair Removal
We’re incredibly fortunate here in South Florida to have summer weather nearly year round. When the climate demands shorts and tank tops, you can pretty much rule out “No-Shave November.” And while shaving and waxing can leave you with that sleek, clean look, it can also leave you with cuts, bumps, rashes; plus those waxingRead More
Why Would Your Plastic Surgeon Recommend Breast Revision Surgery?
Most women who undergo a breast augmentation surgery are not aware that they’ll most likely need another surgery at some point in their life. Some revision surgeries might be needed to repair the initial surgery or any complications it caused, such as when the body rejects the implant or otherwise reacts negatively. Even if theRead More
Getting A Second Opinion for Plastic Surgery Through Telemedicine
Your next visit to the doctor could occur in your workplace, while you’re on vacation in Bora Bora, or in the comfort of your own home. Thanks to modern telecommunications technology, doctors are able to make themselves more accessible and more accommodating to their patients than ever before. Telemedicine is quickly becoming the hot newRead More
Body Contouring After Weight Loss
What is Body Contouring? Body contouring is a name for any number of plastic surgery procedures that people get done after major weight loss. Losing a lot of weight is really healthy and increases the quality and longevity of your life. However, major weight loss that happens quickly can result in excess skin all overRead More