Men get liposuction too!

men get liposuction

As gender roles evolve in the work place and at home, there’s still a misconception about who can and can not get cosmetic surgery. In addition to other surgical and non-surgical services as discussed here, men get liposuction too!   Men get liposuction too! Man’s resistance to getting cosmetic surgery may be a societal convention. […]

Hospitals lose first challenge to Trump price transparency rule

We all took a step closer to price transparency in America on Tuesday! That’s when the US District Court for the District of Columbia sided with the government’s effort to promote greater price transparency amongst hospitals. At issue? A lawsuit by the American Hospital Association (AHA) against the Trump price transparency rule, originally put forth […]

For better or worse, this is the best time to get cosmetic surgery

best time for cosmetic surgery

Here we are, emerging from  the acute phase of the coronavirus pandemic, entering the unknown chronic phase. There is much we still don’t know about the virus, including why some become symptomatic but others remain asymptomatic. Even with these unknowns, the world must press on, doing our best to adjust our lives and maintain some […]

What’s not going to happen if there’s a new surge of coronavirus

new surge of coronavirus

Let’s review the initial response to the first wave of coronavirus by hospitals, city and state governments. Hospitals cancelled elective cases. Cities and states ordered a shelter in place order, shut down restaurants and closed parks and beaches.   These techniques were able to mitigate some of the worst predictions. 100,000 deaths instead of 2 […]

Do collagen supplements work? A synopsis

do collagen supplements work

While I always felt that collagen supplements in the form of pills or tablets were degraded by stomach acid and didn’t work, there’s really more to the story. You can find an overview of the great “do collagen supplements work” debate here. Or you can read the synopsis below.   One thing we know is […]

Dispelling two myths after surgery

myths about aesthetic medicine

As seen in the image, I received a text message from a patient the morning after her surgery. She underwent a Brazilian Butt Lift and Tummy Tuck. In the text message, she’s thanking me after getting out of the shower. It was the first time she was able to look in the mirror and was […]