Plastic Surgery Blog

Correction of Earlobes After Gauging

Published on October 20, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

Do Your Homework Redux

Published on August 8, 2017

Okay. I have written about this in the past. On more than one occasion. However, it is apparent that the topic needs to be revisited. Exhibit 1: A 32-year-old woman and mother of two died hours after buttock injections in

Bariatric Surgery and Alcohol Abuse?

Published on June 7, 2017

A recent epidemiologic study from Pittsburgh has shown that bariatric patients who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) demonstrated significantly higher rates of alcohol abuse/dependence than did patients who underwent simple gastric banding. The study was not designed to determine the

Breast Lift Charleston

Published on June 1, 2017
Breast Lift

Breast Lift, also known as Mastopexy, is a cosmetic procedure performed to lift the breasts to a more youthful and perky position. The breasts, like the rest of our body, eventually shows signs of aging, such as sagging, but this

Breast Reduction Charleston

Published on April 24, 2017
Breast Reduction

Breast Reduction is a cosmetic surgery procedure that can have a number of functional benefits for women who have been suffering physical and emotional discomfort and pain due to their disproportionately large breasts. Breasts that are disproportionately large for a woman’s