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Advanced Treatment for Axillary Hyperhidrosis
Axillary hyperhidrosis represents a very difficult condition for men and women who are placed into social situations or workplace conditions.Read
How Do I Know When I Have An Infected Nasal Implant?
Silicone, gortex implants are very common for augmentation rhinoplasty. A small percentage of these will become infected over time.Read
DIEP Flap Connected To Internal Thoracic Artery via Microsurgical Anastomosis
This image shows the DIEP flap connected to the chest blood vessels (internal thoracic artery and vein).Read
Being A Plastic Surgeon Requires A Lot of Explaining
Please understand that plastic surgery is so much more than “cosmetic or aesthetic” surgery.Read
The Pedicled TRAM Flap for Breast Reconstruction:
The TRAM (Transverse Rectus Abdominis Muscle) flap procedure requires taking the entire Rectus Muscle to reconstruct the breast.Read
Exparel Postoperative Pain Management After Breast Augmentation & Ab Surgery
The past decade has brought major treatment advances in breast reconstruction surgery.Read
Infected Mesh Is An Infected Implant — It Must Be Removed
Prosthetic mesh is often used in hernia repair surgery, with over 20 million such procedures done annually around the world.Read
Where Can Lymph Nodes Be Taken For A Transplant For Lymphedema Surgery?
There are several accessible areas around the body where lymph nodes may be harvested.Read
Angelina Jolie, Mastectomy, And Her Breast Cancer Treatment
I applaud Angelina Jolie’s candid approach to her recent treatment for breast cancer.Read
Are You Goal Oriented?
I would encourage any of you seeking a career in surgery to set extremely high goals for yourself.Read
Expertise In Asian Eyelid Blepharoplasty 2013, San Francisco
Upper lid blepharoplasty is the most common plastic surgery procedure in Asia and has consistently maintained its position over past three decades.Read
Advanced Treatment for Lymphedema of the Arm and Leg
Lymphedema is a very difficult condition to treat and many patients are told that they must suffer with lifelong pain and swelling.Read
Use Of Exparel In Breast Reconstruction Patients
Exparel is a high-tech new form of a commonly used local anesthetic (bupivacaine/marcine).Read
How Long Do Double Eyelid Surgery Results Last?
Regardless of the technique, we would want the procedure to last your lifetime, but it does not always hold true because of aging.Read
Q: Yoga Restrictions After Tummy Tuck?
All tissues require at least 6 weeks of healing time to reach maximal strength so that you can practice your yoga.Read
Slim Lipo Vs. Smart Lipo: Which Is Best?
Both SLIM and Smart Lipo is a form of laser lipolysis that will help in removing fat and tightening skin.Read
What Is The Difference Between A Graft Or A Flap?
A graft or a flap can be made up of the exact same tissue type– that is, it can be skin, fat, tendon, bone, nerve, etc.Read
SLIM Lipo — Laser Liposuction — VS SmartLipo
There has been a lot of media attention on “fat melting” with lasers. SmartLipo has popularized this with a major marketing campaign.Read
Q: Transumbilical vs Conventional Breast Augmentation?
Transumbilical augmentation has been popularized by the idea that the scar and incision is placed in the belly button area, therefore "hidden".Read
The Team Approach to Surgery of the Nose
Dr. Charles K. Lee and Dr. Gary A. Rust (ENT Surgeon) work together to perform complex nasal surgeries.Read