Plastic Surgery in the Age of the Affordable Care Act

Keep a copy of this article. What you’re about to read is a forecast of the future.  Hold on to these comments so as to “keep score” of what unfolds in the next decade for plastic surgery (and healthcare in general)!   With so many changes in the way healthcare is paid for (volume reimbursement […]

Plastic Surgery After the Haiti Earthquake, Part III

Part 3 of 3. If you want to start with part 1, click here. WARNING, GRAPHIC PICTURE BELOW!!!!! Over the next several days, we worked at Love-A-Child orphanage, treating various injuries. These injuries weren’t necessarily from the earthquake. One patient came in with a cut lip after a fight, another child came in with an […]

Plastic Surgery After the Haiti Earthquake, Part II

Part 2 of a 3 part series. If you want to start with part 1, click here. Our second day in Haiti was one I’ll never forget. A saga started that day for a little boy and luckily ended well a couple years later.  We arrived at Love-A-Child orphanage and I was seeing some patients […]

Plastic Surgery After the Haiti Earthquake, Part I

I went to Haiti with The Greene Team back in March of 2010, about 2 months after the devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake shook an already fragile country. There was a great deal of support from around the world to help the victims. The Greene Team, based out of Baton Rouge, was one of those groups […]

Find A Happy Surgeon!

A recent collaborative article between Kaiser Health News and The Washington Post discusses doctors losing their temper, repeatedly, and eventually being sent to anger management classes. If you’ve ever worked in a hospital or visited the Emergency Department for a problem that wasn’t really an emergency, you may have met that angry doctor! Where are […]

Megan Fox…Cosmetic Medicine or Cosmetic Surgery?

Megan Fox, star of stage and screen…well, at least the screen, has rumors swirling around her regarding her cosmetic surgery. Luckily, as more non-surgical treatments (cosmetic medicine) become available such as teeth whitening, BOTOX® Cosmetic, porcelain veneers, Latisse®, fillers such as Belotero®, Juvederm® or Sculptra®, everyone, including stars can have “improvements” without surgery. Cosmetic medicine […]

Kim Kardashian Vampire Facial

If you were watching the E! reality show, Kim and Kourtney Take Miami, on Sunday night, you may have fainted at the sight of blood!   As you can see in the video below, Kim Kardashian had a vampire facial, using her own blood. This is not a new procedure but the way in which […]

Real Housewives of Beverly Hills: Accusations of Bad Plastic Surgery!

In a recent article from The Stir, which can be read here, Lisa Vanderpump and Brandi Glanville are both accusing former Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’ costar, Adrienne Maloof of having bad plastic surgery. The recent salvo comes after an article published in Star Magazine shows Ms. Maloof in “before” and “after” photos seen here. […]

FDA Approves New Shaped Breast Implant

I recently blogged about the various silicone implants available in the US and my blog post is already out of date!  In my post in December about silicone implants, we discussed the cohesiveness of the newest shaped breast implants – meaning, how cohesive the silicone inside the implant is and how that leads to safer, […]