Many massively obese patients suffer from urinary incontinence. The question then becomes as more and more of these patient’s getting body contouring procedures such as abdominoplasties, how does this effect their urinary incontinence? Surveys pre and post body contouring were done in a series of 102 patients. Of these patients 44 had preoperative urinary […]
A really great tool to aid a plastic surgeon in breast reconstruction is the use of a patient’s own fat to reconstruct their mastectomy site. Especially if the site has received radiation. One concern brought up early in the discussion was whether or not the transplanted fat cells would encourage migration and metastasis of […]
As you age, you may begin to experience the unavoidable effects of gravity on your face and neck. A facelift can remove excess tissue and tighten these areas, giving you a more youthful, while still natural, appearance.
Candidates for a facelift are healthy individuals with no medical conditions and are nonsmokers. If this describes you […]
Today, most everyone has heard of a facelift- the procedure that can take years off your appearance for a more youthful look. For those who are experiencing signs of aging on the face, like sagging skin at the jawline, in the cheeks, jowls, and neckline area, a facelift may be able to help. However, […]
People have been trying to remedy hair loss for a very long time. Hair growth solutions have ranged from topical solutions from the drugstore to surgical transplant solutions. Platelet rich plasma therapy is the next big thing in hair regrowth procedures. In addition to PRP, Dr. Brueck is also offering a home solution that […]
To me the ability to graft or transfer fat from one part of the body to another has been a tremendous tool I use almost daily to eliminate some of the stigma of aging. This has been a remarkable advance in cosmetic surgery. I tell my patients this is “liquid gold”.
One of the sure […]
Breast augmentation remains one of the most popular cosmetic procedures. Many times a breast augmentation is done with OTHER cosmetic procedures. After augmentation, the most common was mastopexy (lift) with augmentation and lastly breast reduction. Overall major complications occurred in 1.46% of the patients with hematoma and infection being the most common. The two […]
If there is one thing people – men and women despise is stretch marks. They are commonly called strial. Usually they occur as the skin is stretched most commonly by pregnancy or excessive weight gain. When the skin is overly stretched collagen production in the dermis is disrupted and strial develop. Stretch marks occur […]
For a while everyone was talking about the vampire face lift. The media were enamored with it – it was big in Hollywood. I can’t help but think is was due to its catchy name. Now we have a vampire breast lift. Basically all you do is spin the patient’s blood down to get […]
Breast augmentation remains one of the most popular operations we do. Many potential patients are younger and unmarried so many will question about the effects of breast implants and nursing. I always tell patients getting pregnant and nursing children will have certain long term effects of your breasts, with our without implants. In my […]