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Benefits of having plastic surgery in the winter

Frederic Corbin, MD | Beverly Hills, CA Tuesday, January 12, 2021

To ensure that your recovery will not interfere with your summer plans, consider scheduling your plastic surgery procedure during the winter so that you have plenty of time to heal.

The positive impact of telemedicine in plastic surgery

Oscar Ochoa, MD & Courtney Floyd | San Antonio, TX Tuesday, January 5, 2021

During the current global COVID-19 pandemic, plastic surgeons from across the nation are utilizing telemedicine to care for their patients. Long-term, it is reasonable to suggest the positive impact of telemedicine in plastic surgery will continue.

Beat the "Zoom gloom" and touch up your appearance for the holidays

Michele Shermak, MD | Lutherville, MD Tuesday, December 15, 2020

After months of hiding under a mask, wearing athleisure clothing and maintaining a relatively isolated existence, here is hoping that the holiday time will provide a reason to put on your best face and finally pull some nicer clothing out of the closet!

Healthy hands through the holidays

Loree Kalliainen, MD, FACS | Providence, RI Thursday, December 10, 2020

As wonderful as the holiday season is, rushing to get everything done can lead to hand injuries. A trip to the emergency department will not be a time-saver, and recovery from injuries can be lengthy.

Tips to feel good and look great this holiday season and into the new year

Kelly Sullivan, MD, FACS | Annapolis, MD Friday, December 4, 2020

I think we all agree that 2020 has been a challenging year and many of us are looking forward to a new year. As we head into the holiday season, we have a few tips on how to look and feel your best.

Tips for choosing a facelift surgeon

Shahram Salemy, MD FACS | Seattle, WA Tuesday, December 1, 2020

A facelift can restore the contours of your face, take years off of your appearance and nicely complement other cosmetic procedures you may be considering.

Five things you need to know about a mommy makeover

Sean Doherty, MD | Brookline, MA Thursday, November 5, 2020

The mommy makeover has become incredibly popular over the last decade as it allows plastic surgeons to address multiple problem areas in a single surgery.

Four tips to prepare for male breast reduction surgery

Eric Chang, MD | Columbia, MD Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Also known as male breast reduction, gynecomastia surgery removes excess fat in the chest as well as problematic glandular tissue.

Why facelifts are growing more popular with younger people

John LeRoy, MD | Atlanta, GA Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Facelifts are commonly seen as a cosmetic procedure only reserved for those 60 and older. However, in recent years, the surgery has gained popularity among younger people.

What are stretch marks and what can you do to get rid of them?

Ashley Amalfi, MD | Rochester, NY Thursday, October 1, 2020

Stretch marks are a type of scar to the skin, sometimes referred to as "straie" by doctors. They are caused by a tear in the dermis, or the deeper layer of our skin, often from abrupt stretching of the tissue.


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