This is the story of David Shaye, M.D. and?originally appeared on wbur.org At Rwanda?s Kanombe Hospital in February, I removed a grapefruit-sized tumor from the jawbone of a 21-year-old man. Then, harvesting the non-weight-bearing fibula bone from the young man’s leg, I used it to create a new jaw. That day, after 12 hours of surgery… Read More »
Tag: Plastic surgery
Moms, It’s Time to Focus on You!
It’s Your Turn Mom! After having a baby, it’s common for women to see changes in their breasts and body. Allergen, a?trusted leader in aesthetics, recently launched the “My Breasts, My Body, My Turn” initiative that?encourages women to focus on themselves after all they do for their families. According to the American Society for Aesthetic… Read More »
Brazilian Hospital Gives Plastic Surgery to the Poor
Brazil is one of the top destinations in the world for plastic surgery. No doubt, you’ve heard of the world famous “Brazilian Butt Lift.” Neither one of these facts would be possible without the help of the country’s most famous surgeon,?Dr. Ivo Pitanguy. While the butt lift procedure is certainly a welcome addition to the… Read More »
The Tiny Body Part People Want Plastic Surgery On
It’s a tiny body part, but for some, it can make a big difference during swimsuit season, say plastic surgeons who’ve seen an uptick in requests for belly button surgery. New York City plastic surgeon Dr. Matthew Schulman said he’s had more requests this year from women with “outies” who want an “innie” belly button…. Read More »
What Can Plastic Surgery Offer Men?
Plastic surgery for males is a relatively new phenomenon. Historically, men have viewed this venue of services as mostly for women. My father’s generation was not working out in gyms and drinking protein shakes to stay healthy and active in middle age and beyond. Undeniably, the aging baby boomer population refuses to be defined by… Read More »
Before Your Procedure, View the New You in 3-D!
Choosing to undergo plastic surgery is a big decision. That’s why it’s so important to choose a board-certified expert. It’s also vitally important to do your research on any procedure that you are interested in. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons has a really great tool that allows you to do just that. Their 3-D… Read More »
The Couple That Gets Surgery Together.
Couples plastic surgery has never been more “in”. It used to be reserved for a more senior age group, with his and hers facelifts at age 60, for example. Well, this is a new era, ushered in by increasing pressure to look good in our over-exposed and image conscious social media lives. Decades ago, you… Read More »
Take Control of Your Intimate Wellness
It’s a fact of life that as women age and go through menopause, there is increased dryness in lining of the vagina which can make intercourse uncomfortable and painful. We want you to regain your confidence and experience more comfort and enjoyment! We will ensure this though a simple, non-surgical laser treatment called CORE Intima…. Read More »
Male Plastic Surgery Up 325% since 1997
There used to be a weird, dark time, prior to reality TV shows like Botched and Extreme Makeover, where people?primarily women?got plastic surgery in secrecy, as if it were some shameful thing. Flash forward to today, where celebs take to social media to boast of their new breasts, where at least two people in your… Read More »
Giving Plastic Surgery As A Gift
As the holidays roll around, people sometimes call my plastic surgery office inquiring about giving the gift of plastic surgery. A wife may want to pay for her husband?s eyelid lift, or a husband might ask to surprise his wife with a breast augmentation. The generosity of a gift comes down to motivation. If a… Read More »