The Plastic Surgery Post

Summer's Not Over Yet! Protecting Your Skin From the Sun.

Sun safety includes multiple modalities of sun protection, as well as close follow-up with a dermatologist or plastic surgeon for skin health maintenance and early cancer detection. Many simple and easy methods must be employed to make your life sun-safe.


How Plastic Surgeons Got Their Name

The term Plastic Surgery comes from the Greek word plastike (teckhne) or the art of modeling or sculpting. The profession dates back to approximately 800 BC in India where forehead flaps were utilized to reconstruct amputated noses.


Confessions of a Plastic Surgeon: I've Had a Little Work Done

When people find out that I'm a plastic surgeon, they always ask, "So, have you had anything done?" And of course, by "anything", they mean plastic surgery. I usually tell them that I've had "lots" done - how else do I look so young?