“Belles of the Brawl 2” boxing charity event taking place at Royale Nightclub, located at 279 Tremont St in Boston on Thursday, October 2, 2014. It is a charity featuring local amateur boxing training and events at several cities across the country- It is headed by my colleague Andrew Myerson and has raised over […]
Just presented at the Los Angeles Society of Plastic Surgeons annual meeting; it was a great meeting and very informative! One topic that was discussed was medical 3D printing and its future- a technology was much potential! Also the latest thoughts on safe tummy-tuck / abdominoplasty procedures and body contouring procedures..
A new study was recently published out of Boston this month regarding the potential benefits of exercise with prevention of breast cancer: http://bit.ly/1tmwDXx
Cartilage is most commonly borrowed from the nasal septum, which is inside the nose and separates the right and left nasal passageways. The cartilage is used to add support to an area in the nose, or in other cases help provide a functional benefit with improving breathing
Most plastic surgeons who operate regularly on the nose would say that swelling can last up to a year, with most of the swelling most prominent in the first few months. I tell patients that the swelling is most prominent in the first 2 months and gradually goes down for the remainder of the year…. […]
One study states that there is no link: June 30, 2014, European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology, found no association between fertility drugs are breast, ovarian or uterine cancer, in a 30 year timeframe and approximately 12,000 patients…
The answer to this question depends on a conversation between the breast surgeon and the patient. Traditionally, it has been considered that there may be residual breast tissue or ducts within the nipple that could theoretically contain breast cells which may be pertinent when treating cancer. Nonetheless, nipple sparing mastectomy has increased in numbers performed […]
Whether from a small incision or scar from a rhinoplasty to longer incisions/scars from a breast reduction or tummy-tuck / abdominoplasty procedure, a scar typically takes longer than a year to fully heal. There are several products available including vitamins E oil, ointments, silicone sheeting, and ask your plastic surgeon about their thoughts on scar […]
The use of a ‘noninvasive’ technique such as a filler for treatment of specific areas of the nose may be considered as a ‘incisionless’ procedure for the nose- it is worthwhile noting that a number of skin fillers are absorbed by the body over time….
Options for breast reconstruction of a lumpectomy defect, or partial mastectomy, are available and can involve using one’s own tissue or an implant in certain cases. Radiation does affect how skin heals and so be sure to ask your plastic surgeon about potential options!