9 Plastic Surgery and Aesthetic Procedure Trends Made Famous by Social Media

social media trends

We’ve all seen social media’s impact on viral dances, bread baking recipes, and flash-in-the-pan skincare and makeup trends. Even aesthetic treatments and procedures are not exempt from the virality of Tik Tok and Instagram. A quick scroll floods your feed with jaw-dropping before-and-after images and videos highlighting every cosmetic procedure under the sun, from non-invasive […]

Get Coveted Mommy Makeover Results…And Keep Them!

mommy makeover

Mommy Makeover transformations can dramatically change a patient’s confidence and lifestyle. Here’s my potentially not-so-controversial opinion: If you’re even remotely considering plastic surgery, think of that as the first step to a lifestyle change. Doing so will not only contribute to having spectacular results, but you’ll start instilling healthy habits to maintain those results long […]

When your cosmetic goals REQUIRE plastic surgery!

rectus plication

Every easy fix that floods our Instagram feed would equate to an equally good result in a perfect world. But nothing good comes that easy, and there is a time where the only proper fix involves something offered at your doctor’s office, be it a minimally invasive treatment or a surgical procedure. So rather than […]

Avoiding blood clots in the legs during and after surgery

blood clots

During plastic surgery, one of the biggest concerns patients and their surgeon’s have is the potential for the development of blood clots in the patient’s legs. These are referred to as a DVT or Deep Vein Thrombosis. The pathophysiology, or the reason these clots develop, has to do with three possible factors. 1) Stasis, or […]

Can This Surgery-Free Treatment Get Rid of Loose Skin Without Cutting It?

The new ellacor system from Cystrellis recently received FDA clearance, and it may be the next best thing to a facelift. ellacor harnesses the power of tiny needles to safely remove micro-cores of tissue (known as micro-coring) to improve the look of wrinkles in the mid and lower face.   While some are touting ellacor as a […]

Preventing Post Op Complications

postop complications

Post op complications are a risk everyone must consider when planning surgery. While there is no surefire way to prevent 100% of post op complications, there are ways to reduce your risk of some of these issues.   What are some post op complications I should be aware of?   Fever Fever is a vague […]

Postop Recovery Tips

postop op tips

No matter what procedure you’re having, you’ll need to prepare for some physical (and possibly emotional) limitations after surgery. Set yourself up for success with a few insider tips, as recommended by former surgical patients.     A few things I wish I knew before surgery   Post-op constipation is real. The combination of narcotic […]

Financing your medical or cosmetic procedure

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Greg: Hey, this is Greg from Big Bay Mornings on 99.7 NOW, and I am back with my friend, board certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Bae.   Dr. Bae: Hey Greg, how you doing?   Greg: I am amazing Dr. Bae. Hey, I wanted to talk to you about this, you are very transparent with your […]

Beware of Medical Tourism [video]

medical tourism

Greg: Hey, this is Greg from Big Bay Mornings on 99.7 NOW. And I’m back here with board certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Bae. Hey, Dr. Bae.   Dr. Bae: Hey, Greg.   Greg: What’s going on?   Dr. Bae: Things are good. We are seeing patients regularly, busy. Everybody’s like kind of getting their COVID […]