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Cosmetic Surgery in Austin Can Be Safe in the Patient with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Recently, I have had several young patients in Austin that desire plastic surgery and yet, these patients come to me uncertain if they can undergo procedures like breast augmentation and tummy tuck.  In Austin, we are lucky to have a tight-knit medical community where physicians collaborate to provide quality care to our patients.  In a disease, like Rheumatoid Arthritis, a number of medications can be used life-long to help prevent episodes known as “flare-ups” so that these patients have a … Continue Reading

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Top 2012 Plastic Surgery Statistics Correlate with Mommy Makeover in Austin

In reviewing the 2012 Cosmetic Plastic Surgery Statistics as published by the ASPS, breast augmentation, liposuction and tummy tuck procedures were in the top 6 procedures for last year.  Similarly, we have seen these trends here in Austin plastic surgery.  Frequently I am asked if all of these procedures can be performed at the same time—and the answer is yes—the “Mommy Makeover.”   I like to look at it as the “getting your body back” procedure.  Having kiddos can alter the … Continue Reading

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Spring Time Spike in Austin Cosmetic Surgery

KLBJ News Radio’s Perry Watson recently interviewed me about the recent spike in spring time Austin cosmetic surgery procedures.  Consistent with the trends of the 2012 Top 5 Cosmetic Surgery and Minimally-Invasive Procedures, we have seen an increase in women seeking breast augmentation and lift procedures in preparation for the summer months.  We have also seen an increase in both men and women seeking liposuction contouring of the waistline to improve the undesired “muffin-top” or “love-handle” areas.  Despite Austin being … Continue Reading

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Tired of Brown Spots?

Lytera Skin Brightening Complex is a unique brightening formula that addresses the appearance of dark spots and has become an integral part of our skin care program in Austin. Lytera works beautifully for all skin types, contains highly effective antioxidants, and serves as a mild exfoliant. It is available without a prescription. Effective in reducing the appearance of: • Age spots • Freckles caused by the sun • Photoaging • “Pregnancy mask” • Dark spots When clinically tested, women who … Continue Reading

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There’s an App for That!?

Allergan, the manufacturer and distributor of Juvederm XC has launched an iPad and iPhone App that helps patients to visualize what filler can look like to treat the area of the smiles lines.  This has become a truly excellent way for patients to visualize what this change will appear like using his/her own photos and I have found that this puts to rest many of the fears that patients have when it comes to facial fillers.  Both Hayley RN and … Continue Reading

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