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August 2016

Breast Lift

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As time passes, the weight of the implants, gravity, weight fluctuations, age, and loss of skin elasticity all contribute to women feeling less satisfied with their breasts. As a result, many women elect to ex-change their original implants with smaller implants. This, however, leaves excess skin requiring some sort of a […]

December 2014

Publication: Repair of Massive Earlobe Piercing and Plugs (Gauging)

I have recently had several young patients wearing enlarged plugs in their earlobes. This “gauging,” as it is called, is obtained by placing larger and larger gauge earrings, eventually ending with a plug the size of a wine cork or even as large as a Coke can. The history of serial enlargement traces back […]

February 2014

New Modified MACS Facelift

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New Modified MACS Facelift
A new face lifting technique was recently developed in Europe. After spending time with Drs. Verpaele and Tonnard in their Ghent, Belgium operating room, I imported their techniques to the United States. I have been very excited and satisfi ed with the results.

This short scar facelift is not […]

Breast Augmentation

 
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One of the most popular and successful procedures that I do is the augmentation of the breast. This involves the placement of an implant, usually saline, under the patient’s own tissue. Different shapes, sizes and inflation amounts can be used to modify the breast. Unless a lifting procedure is done simultaneously, […]

Brow Lift

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When patients desire rejuvenation of the upper face, I evaluate the upper eyelids as well as the eyebrows. In some, the upper eyelids have too much skin and I suggest an upper lid blepharoplasty. In others, the forehead is droopy with heavy eyebrows lying on the upper lids and I suggest […]

Chin Advancement

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Beauty is defined by features. Features of the face are made up of lines, angles, dimensions and proportions. When you look at a face, you are subconsciously comparing the facial measurements to your inner perception of beauty. Measurements that indicate beauty vary from culture to culture. In western civilization, beauty is […]

Eyelid Surgery

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Upper Eyelid Surgery
Eliminating loose, baggy upper eyelid skin is the goal of upper eyelid surgery, medically known as blepharoplasty. Three basic causes of sagging upper lids are: 1) Excessive redundant tissue; 2) eyebrow droop (ptosis); and 3) the “thinned out” connection between the skin and the levator muscle, the muscle that […]

Face Lift

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Technical Talk
The facelift of the future is available today. Known as the composite facelift, it has become the first procedure to adequately address the problem of loose skin or nasolabial folds (the folds running from the nose along the corners of the mouth).

The skin, fat, and muscle of the check are […]

Liposuction

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Procedure
Most often in SAL procedures, general anesthesia is used. This is especially suitable and safer for larger procedures because the anesthesia dose is more precise. With general anesthesia, the airway (breathing passage) is well controlled giving a much greater margin of safety. Also, it is impossible to completely numb deeper areas […]

Skin Resurfacing

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The beautiful golden tan, the bronze body strikingly contrasted by blonde hair or light clothing…the epitome of beauty and health.. .envied by those with a paler complexion. That was yesterday. Over the years, those gorgeous tans have resulted in wrinkled, sagging skin at best and severe damage or skin cancer at […]