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Breast Reduction and the Recovery Process

Breast Reduction Surgery or reduction mammoplasty is a procedure performed on patients who desire to bring down their breast size for cosmetic or functional reasons. Large breasts can be disproportionate and create other problems such as back and neck pain, and can also make individuals self-conscious. The surgery is a 3 to 5-hour long procedure.   read more…

Will I Lose Sensation in My Nipples After a Breast Augmentation?

Breast augmentation is the most common aesthetic surgery in America.  The vast majority of patients are incredibly happy with their results after a breast enhancement.  However, patients often do worry about sensitivity of their nipples after breast augmentation surgery. It is impossible to predict if patients will lose sensitivity in their nipples after breast augmentation,   read more…

How to Wear a Mask and Keep Your Skin Clear

Due to the CDC’s advisory that, while out in public, a facial mask or covering should be worn in order to curb the spread of COVID-19, a new uncomfortable side effect is taking place. From rashes to chafing and breakouts, many are experiencing the effects of wearing a mask for prolonged periods of time. The   read more…

Celebrity Glass Skin Secret: AquaGold Fine Touch

Have you ever watched the Golden Globes, Oscars or any awards show for that matter and asked yourself, “How in the world does her skin look like pure glass?”  It seems as though they’ve been given another-worldly type of glow, with a smooth texture that can only be compared to as glass. What is it   read more…

What Garment Should I Use After My Brazilian Butt Lift

The garments get a lot of attention after a Brazilian Butt Lift and while it is import it is only one part of the post-op healing process. I also think that sometimes too much weight is placed on the importance of the garment. The garment is to help decrease the swelling so that you can   read more…

Why are Elective Surgeries on Hold Until April 22nd?

In Austin Texas all elective surgeries have been put on hold until April 22nd by an Executive Order from the Governor. Patients have been asking what the purpose is of putting elective surgeries on hold if they are typically done at private out-patient surgery centers. The reasons are several and range from protecting patients, health   read more…

BodyTite vs Renuvion (J-Plasma)

The world of skin tightening has always been an intriguing topic to both plastic surgeons and patients.  There are currently two devices on the market that provide an option for skin tightening that can be done as a stand-alone treatment or in combination with other treatments such as liposuction.  It is important to remember before   read more…

COVID-19 Update at Austin Plastic Surgeon 3/23/2020

Surgery: All surgeries have been put on hold until April 22nd Why?  Doing our part to help the community. We all need to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Limit healthcare workers’ and patient’s exposure to COVID-19. Preserve personal protective equipment for hospitals and front-line healthcare workers. Hospitals may need to borrow equipment from local   read more…

Online or Virtual Appointments in the time of COVID-19

The Coronavirus has changed our lives forever. This can be a difficult and scary time for everyone. There are many things that we can avoid or limit, however the need for healthcare will not stop. As physicians we have to continue to adapt and find ways to provide medical care for patients in an efficient   read more…

What Is Nose-Surgery Recovery Like? What Should I Expect?

A nose surgery also known as Rhinoplasty is performed to change the structure and shape of a nose for functional or cosmetic purposes. It is done to ease breathing problems due to disfigurement, genetic or birth defects, correct injuries and also for improving the shape for enhanced appearance. It is an outpatient surgery and can   read more…

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