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| May 27, 2021

Is off-label off base?

Recently the FDA has been cracking down on a practice called “off-label,” which is when a drug or device approved for a specific indication is used for something else. It’s a common practice, especially in anti-aging and much of plastic surgery.

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Breast implants | May 11, 2021

Ten Things to Know About Breast Implant Revisions

Breast augmentation remains an extremely popular operation, but what happens when things don’t turn out as expected? Revision breast implant surgery is also on the rise, and has been a major part of my practice for many years. Here are a few things that patients seeking breast implant revision surgery should know:

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Breast implants | March 24, 2021

Breast implants by the numbers

how do the different types of implants stack up? It isn’t as easy as it would seem to compare them, but numbers from their FDA applications are at least a start.

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| March 02, 2021

Will a facelift help you to live longer?

Would you believe that people who have facelifts live longer on average than those who don’t? We’ve long categorized plastic surgery as “anti-aging” there's evidence that it actually contributes to longevity by up to ten years.

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Tummy Tucks | February 18, 2021

A thousand tummy tucks and counting

it recently occurred to me that I have done more than a thousand tummy tucks. I’ll claim my share of bragging rights; it’s no small accomplishment, a testament that I must be doing it well. But if you know me, you know that I am relentless in pursuing better ways to do things, and my journey of a thousand tummy tucks is a case in point.

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Videos, Breast implants | February 18, 2021

Correction of animation deformity by conversion from dual plane to split muscle and Gala internal bra

Video demonstrating how to correct breast implant animation deformity

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Breast implants | February 02, 2021

Beyond Informed Consent: Breast Implant Patient Decision Aid

the Food and Drug Administration announced that patients considering breast implants receive more detailed information about potential complications and rare health risks that can occur. The new breast implant guidelines would require that standardized patient decision materials called a Patient Decision Aid

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| January 05, 2021

How’s my webside manner? Tips for effective online consultations

Here are some tips on how to get the most out of your online consultation: 1. Remember that the privacy of a medical consultation, virtual or not, is protected by doctor-patient confidentiality. On our end, we use a HIPPA-compliant Zoom platform.

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New Study | December 15, 2020

Top Ten advances in Anti-Aging and Longevity Medicine 2020

This month I became one of the first doctors to complete a course in the emerging specialty of Longevity Medicine. Here is a summary of my top ten developments in anti-aging and longevity this year

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New Study | November 09, 2020

Is generosity the next beauty trend? Gratitudology part 4.

It’s called the “good-looking giver” effect: Beautiful people are perceived to be good, and goodness is seen as beautiful. New studies show that generosity and thankfulness enhance beauty even to those who don't anything about you.