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The Importance of Patient Coordinators

Learn more about what a patient coordinator does at the San Diego plastic surgery practice of Dr. Richard Chaffoo.

You’ve probably heard a lot about the importance of choosing the right surgeon, but I feel like it’s time to shed some light on the often unsung heroes of plastic surgery: patient coordinators. Their vitally important role is to act as an advocate and an ally for both patient and surgeon. And at my San Diego plastic surgery practice, they’re…

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Labiaplasty Explained

Learn more about labiaplasty from Milwaukee area plastic surgeon Dr. William Doubek.

I know that concerns about the most intimate areas of our bodies can be difficult to discuss, especially when there’s something we’re not happy about. It’s unfortunate, because talking openly about our questions and concerns is the necessary first step toward a solution. When it comes to genital rejuvenation, media coverage in recent years has helped women become more comfortable…

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Choosing a Male or Female Plastic Surgeon

San Diego breast augmentation surgeon discusses ways to choose between a male or female plastic surgeon.

When it comes to choosing a plastic surgeon, many women think that they’ll feel more comfortable taking off their clothes and talking about cosmetic improvements with a female doctor. In fact, this is one of the main reasons why women choose a female plastic surgeon for their San Diego breast augmentation or other procedure. While the desire to choose a female…

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How Soon Does BOTOX® Take Effect?

One of the most common questions I get about BOTOX® Cosmetic at my practice near Naperville, Illinois, is how long it takes for effects to show up. Generally, improvements begin appearing in about 3 to 4 days. If you’re interested in reducing forehead wrinkles for an upcoming event, such as a wedding or class reunion, it’s best to get injections…

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Breast Surgery, Tummy Tuck Rank High for Patient Satisfaction

Lexington and Louisville tummy tuck and breast surgery specialist discusses patient satisfaction.

The Web site www.realself.com provides patient reviews of many cosmetic surgery procedures. Among the highest ranking are abdominoplasty and breast reduction surgery. My Louisville and Lexington tummy tuck and breast reduction patients, like all of my cosmetic surgery patients, can achieve excellent results, but it often helps to get a broader perspective. Why do I think these procedures are ranked so…

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