Monthly Archives: November 2008

"BOTOX® Breast Lift"? I’m Skeptical…

A few of my patients lately have heard about media stories on the so-called “BOTOX® Breast Lift.” Basically, this procedure is supposed to temporarily create some of the effects of the typical breast lift in Tampa. I have to say that from a medical and technical standpoint this idea seems a little far-fetched. BOTOX® Cosmetic, of course, minimizes dynamic facial…

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The 100-Procedure Mark: How Do We Ensure Cosmetic Surgeons Are Qualified?

Australia is implementing a law that will require plastic and cosmetic surgeons to tell their patients if they have performed a procedure fewer than 100 times. On the surface, this seems like a great start at increasing safety of cosmetic surgery patients. In reality, though, a law like this sidesteps the factors that really separate dependable surgeons from bad ones.…

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Get the Most Out of Your “Past Patient” Meeting

Breast enhancement surgery is an important decision and should not be taken lightly. When I meet with surgical candidates, I want them to be as informed as possible about their procedure options and outcomes. This is one reason I encourage many women considering breast enhancement to talk with past patients who have undergone a similar breast enhancement surgery at my…

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“Why Do I Look Old?” – 3 Questions to Help Identify Causes of Early Facial Aging

Aging is a natural and inevitable process, but sometimes experiences and physical factors can make you look more physically and emotionally worn-out than you really are. Premature facial aging is usually due to a combination of surface-level and structural factors, in many cases requiring medical skin therapy and cosmetic surgery in San Francisco to revive your look. Here are a…

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