3 Benefits of Liposuction

By on 07/16/2015 in Blog, Liposuction

3 Benefits of Liposuction

Liposuction, or suction assisted lipectomy, is removal of fat through a small incision with a device called a cannula. There are benefits to this procedure. The major benefit is of course an improved body contour. Liposuction is not a weight loss technique, so a total body liposuction, even though there are some plastic surgeons who

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A Study on Silicone Breast Implants: Round vs. Anatomic

By on 04/30/2015 in Blog, Breast Augmentation, Breast Implants, In The News

A Study on Silicone Breast Implants: Round vs. Anatomic

An interesting article was just published in the Aesthetic Surgery Journal by some plastic surgeons in London. They studied whether a blinded panel of plastic surgeons could tell the difference in women with round vs. anatomic/teardrop silicone implants and whether the panel could identify which women had which implant shape. The conclusions showed that there

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The No Drain Tummy Tuck

By on 04/23/2015 in Abdominoplasty, Blog, Tummy Tuck

The No Drain Tummy Tuck

The no drain tummy tuck, also called the progressive tension suture technique for Abdominoplasty, was developed by a father and son team of plastic surgeons who are colleagues of mine. I developed a modification of their technique that was published in the plastic surgery literature. In the traditional technique of a tummy tuck, after the

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The History of Plastic Surgery by ASPS

By on 04/22/2015 in Blog

The History of Plastic Surgery by ASPS

Here is a fascinating slide show of the history of plastic surgery provided by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. I have been lucky enough to know many of those involved, including Dr. Thomas Cronin and Dr. Frank Gerow who invented the silicone gel breast implant here in Houston in 1962. I was trained in the

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