Our skin is the largest organ in the body, doing many beneficial things, such as covering your internal organs, protecting from injury and germs, helping control body temperature, protecting from dangerous ultraviolet (UV) rays, and helping your body make vitamin D from exposure to the sun. In the Caribbean, the sun always seems to be
Choosing Between Family and Career Many of the few females in the field of cosmetic surgery have recently shared what it is like to be a woman plastic surgeon. One of the main reasons so few women enter this field is that the training is grueling, requiring 4 years of college, 4 of medical school,
Pediatric Plastic Surgeons Children are not just miniature adults. They cannot be treated as such, nor do they respond or communicate in similar ways. The anatomy and physiology of a child is unique and different from adults, especially when you take into consideration the factors of growth and development. For the most part, the same
Why Have Plastic Surgery? There is no one correct answer for this question. Each person who decides to have surgery comes to it with different life experiences, different needs, different goals, and different ideas about aesthetics and beauty. Dr. Yates knows, better than most, that the most important thing about the answer to this question
All children become sick or injured at some point, and most of those problems can be examined and treated by a pediatrician. However, pediatricians are not the only type of doctor with special training for treating children. A pediatric plastic surgeon is qualified to treat children who need surgery to fix a deformity caused by
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. To be clear, plastic surgery is a broad term which encompasses a vast number of different surgical procedures. These
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.
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, with today’s fast-paced world and constant evolving technology, results can be achieved at the drop of a hat.
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 to try and find the look and feel you desire? One way
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 particular cosmetic procedure in 2014. Making an informed decision about getting breast implants is the