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Belviq – New FDA Approved Drug For Weight Loss
This is a segment I did on HLN’s new Evening Express news program. We discuss the new FDA approved weight loss drug Belviq. It’s the first weight loss drug approved by the FDA in 13 years. Although it’s mechanism of action is similar to the controversial FenFen, there is no evidence that Belviq causes heart […]
- Posted on: Jul 3 2012
Brava And Fat Grafting: A New Technique For Breast Reconstruction
There is an interesting article in MSNBC.com that describes a new technique for reconstructing breasts in women who’ve undergone mastectomy for breast cancer. Brava / AFT (Autologous Fat Transfer) was recently described in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (the journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons) as a safe and effective technique for breast reconstruction. […]
- Posted on: Jun 29 2012
Why Doctors Fall Asleep While Treating You
Confession: I’ve fallen asleep while operating on patients. And I’m sure I’m not the only one. No, I’ve never passed out and face-planted into a patient’s open belly. Nor have I fallen asleep in the operating room as a plastic surgeon in practice. But as a resident, I performed the dreaded head-bob several times. Here […]
- Posted on: Jun 27 2012
One Of My ABC Segments On Bro-Tox
Here is a segment I did with ABC’s Nightline a few months back, when the term “Bro-Tox” was just getting picked up. It’s a cute little piece. We’re definitely seeing more and more men in my office for Botox. Many male celebs have reportedly admitted to having it done, including Patrick Dempsey and Simon Cowell. […]
- Posted on: Jun 26 2012
Cellulaze – Long Term Cellulite Treatment?
One of the hottest devices on the market today is Cellulaze, an FDA-approved, long-term cellulite treatment that is all over the local and national media. Cellulaze is a laser liposuction device produced by Cynosure, makers of SmartLipo. Cellulaze utilizes a small laser fiber that is reported to reduce three contributing factors of cellulite: fat, fibrous septa that create […]
- Posted on: Jun 19 2012
Face Eating Victim’s Post-Surgery Images
This video is from CNN.com. As you can see, this poor man’s upper face has been completely destroyed. The only time I’ve seen anything like this was described in my book when a raccoon ate most of a baby’s face. Both stories are tragic, however new plastic surgery techniques may give this man some hope. […]
- Posted on: Jun 13 2012
Dallas Fort-Worth Doctor Barred From Performing Plastic Surgery After Learning From A Book
Interesting story out of the Dallas Fort Worth area: According to the Star Telegram, Dr. Hector Molina performed a nine hour liposuction surgery on a patient, despite determining earlier that the patient was not suitable for the procedure. The patient suffered severe complications as a result. Even worse is Dr. Molina’s lack of training in […]
- Posted on: Jun 4 2012
The Grin Lift on The Doctors – My Segment Streaming Here
Thank you to everyone at The Doctors for having me return to the show!
- Posted on: May 31 2012
The Truth About Plastic Surgery – My Latest Dr. Oz Show Segment Online
The Dr. Oz Show has posted my entire segment from last week online. I’ve tried to embed the video on this blog, but unfortunately haven’t been able to do so. So if you’re interested in checking out The Truth About Plastic Surgery, click HERE to go to his site!
- Posted on: May 30 2012
Do Smartphones Cause People To Age Prematurely?
Thank you to Fox News Live for having me on the show!
- Posted on: May 23 2012