Plastic Surgery Blog

Geneveve Treatment Charleston

Published on December 2, 2017
Geneveve Treatment

Geneveve is a clincally-proven CMRF (cryogen-cooled monopoly radiofrequency) treatment performed to stimulate the body’s natural creation of collagen in a single 30 minute session. Geneveve has helped many women improve their health and confidence by tightening and strengthening tissue. Delivering

Vampire Breast Lift – Oh Please!

Published on November 22, 2017
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The newest fad in trying to overcome the effects of age and gravity on the breasts is termed the “vampire lift.” The patient’s blood (actually centrifuged down to isolate what is called platelet-rich plasma), along with saline and sometimes fat

Star Trek Is Around the Corner

Published on November 6, 2017
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3-D printing will prove to be one of the most important technological innovations in the history of medicine! Developments in “printing” artificial kidneys are fairly well along. Think about it: “Kidney” transplants without the need for a donor and without

Liposuction Charleston

Published on November 1, 2017
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Liposuction is a body contouring procedure performed to improve a specific area of the body that has been unresponsive to diet and exercise. Nearly all of us have that one area of our body that we are the most self-conscious about–the

Correction of Earlobes After Gauging

Published on October 20, 2017
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Body modification is becoming ever more popular – tattoos, body piercing, and more, especially in the younger generation. Earlobe gauging is a common manifestation of this trend. The result is an earlobe that looks like the pictures of African tribesmen

Plastic Surgery and Kicking the Habit

Published on October 6, 2017
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This caught my eye: Apparently, having plastic surgery can help some individuals stop smoking. Most plastic surgeons ask their patients who do smoke to stop smoking for a certain number of weeks both before and after surgery. This is particularly

Robots in Surgery

Published on October 4, 2017
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This caught my eye recently. Robots – the best known is the Da Vinci – have been used successfully in surgery for about 15 years now. But they are only extensions on the operating – human – surgeon. The surgeon

Males and Plastic Surgery

Published on September 1, 2017
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Men are still very much in the minority when it comes to cosmetic plastic surgery. Only 8% of the total number of cosmetic procedures performed in 2016 were performed on males. However, this proportion has been increasing steadily over the

Abdominoplasty Charleston

Published on August 31, 2017
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The Abdominoplasty procedure, also called a Tummy Tuck, is performed to improve the appearance of the mid-section. The mid-section can be a difficult area for many to tone and improve. When diet and exercise alone fails to achieve the results desired, it

Brachioplasty Charleston

Published on August 22, 2017
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Brachioplasty, also called an Arm Lift, is a procedure that has helped many people improve and tighten the appearance of the upper arms. The upper arms are an area many people struggle with particularly after losing a significant amount of