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Winter Is No Time to Hibernate

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

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By: Graham M. Kemsley, MD FRCS We may be in the dead of winter, but anyone from Southern California knows that it won’t last long. At my plastic surgery practice I’m seeing a lot of patients who are far from dormant and have wisely scheduled procedures now to get a head start on spring and […]

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Plastic Surgery in the News: The No-Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Thursday, March 18, 2010

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By: Graham M. Kemsley, MD FRCS Even though 2010 is just getting started, plastic surgery has again provided the focus of many news and celebrity news stories. Two in particular caught my attention. In Singapore, a 44-year-old CEO recently died from complications stemming from a botched liposuction procedure. And in the U.S., everyone’s talking about […]

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Should You Avoid Liposuction If You’re Overweight?

Friday, October 30, 2009

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By: Andrew Smith, MD By now you probably know that liposuction is meant for body contouring, not weight loss. The issue here isn”t really “can people who are overweight get liposuction” – it”s more about how overweight you are, how much fat you want to remove, and what you”re expecting liposuction to accomplish for you. […]

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Cosmetic Surgery Extremes in the News

Thursday, October 29, 2009

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By: Andrew Smith, MD It”s a little frustrating how some people in the media portray cosmetic surgery – one minute they”re criticizing all the reasonable men and women out there who choose cosmetic surgery for an enhanced look, and the next minute they”re touting cosmetic surgery as some kind of cure-all. Both of these extremes […]

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Standard Tummy Tuck vs. Vertical-Incision Tummy Tuck

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

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By: Andrew Smith, MD Lately there”s such a push for mini and minimally-invasive procedures that often you don”t hear much about the more intensive options like “vertical-incision abdominoplasty” that some patients need. For surgeons who perform a fair amount of post-weight-loss cosmetic surgery, this abdominoplasty technique can be an appropriate method to address larger amounts […]

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