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Two Surgeons in One

Posted by Dr. Safa on May 17th, 2012 in Choosing a Surgeon

Traumatic injuries resulting in disfigurement of or the loss of a limb demand the skill of a professional surgeon.  Choosing the best surgeon for your needs becomes the challenge, and the skills of an orthopedic surgeon and that of a plastic surgeon are often weighed.  However, the best of both worlds does exist.

Your injury may be one that involves the hand. When people think han…

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Variations on Face Lifting

Posted by Dr. Safa on May 15th, 2012 in Face Lifts

A face lift is an intricate procedure, and while it would be devastating to a client for anything to go wrong, it can be just as frustrating to pay thousands of dollars for a cosmetic surgery that does not last very long. I encourage you to educate yourself about the surgery you are considering as well as your surgeon’s capabilities. Because there are many different types of procedu…

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Managing Expectations

Posted by Dr. Safa on May 11th, 2012 in Choosing a Surgeon

Plastic surgery is an investment. Alterations to the body require a certain amount of upkeep, and any doctor who claims that the effects of a procedure will last forever is dishonest. Although plastic surgery can mask the signs of aging, it cannot stop the process. It is natural for the human body to deteriorate as we age, and those who undergo plastic surgery must understand that mo…

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Make Cellulite A Thing of the Past With Laser Cellulite Removal

Posted by Dr. Buncke on April 16th, 2012 in Advancements in Plastic Surgery

Stand in any grocery store check out line, and you’ll find at least one magazine making fun of some celebrity out in a bathing suit who has – gasp – cellulite. It’s been called cottage cheese skin and orange peel syndrome by those insensitive to the serious emotional effects cellulite can have on a person. Cellulite is a common problem for most females past puberty and, until …

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Laser-Based Lipo Suction: A Cut Above The Rest

Posted by Dr. Buncke on April 12th, 2012 in Advancements in Plastic Surgery

Let’s face it, traditional lipo suction…sucks. I mean that on every possible level. Traditional lipo suction is a very popular procedure because it’s one of the best ways to remove excess fat and cellulite, but it can also be very painful and the patient will almost always experience significant bruising.

In traditional lip suction, a doctor makes an incision and inserts a …

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Skimmers and Pretenders

Posted by Dr. Buncke on April 9th, 2012 in Choosing a Surgeon

Time and again I have witnessed complications stemming from cosmetic surgery, and often it is due to the fact that patients have entrusted themselves with what I call “skimmers and pretenders.”

Don’t get me wrong – there are a number of fine cosmetic surgeons – surgeons from whom we receive referrals when our reconstructive skills can help. Skimmers and pretenders, ho…

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Changing the Face of Plastic Surgery

Posted by Dr. Buncke on April 5th, 2012 in Cosmetic Surgery for Men
Turn and face the strange
Ch-ch-changes
Just gonna have to be a different man

-David Bowie

In general, people do not like change. Women tend to embrace some change, experimenting with various clothing fashions and hair styles. Men, on the other hand, generally don’t like change. They will wear the same clothing regularly, and they may never change their hair style. Men often als…

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Reconstructive vs. Cosmetic Surgery

Posted by Dr. Buncke on April 2nd, 2012 in Advantages of Reconstructive Surgery

Many of our patients find the Plastic Surgery Institute through word of mouth, and we see people from all over the world. In some cases, our patients’ search adds up to years of physical and emotional discomfort because they had trouble finding the right surgeon. I hope to help make that search a little easier for people by helping them understand that reconstructive surgeons are …

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