Overcoming the Fear of Pain in Plastic Surgery

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Overcoming the Fear of Pain in Plastic Surgery

One of the deterrents to patients seeking plastic surgery is the fear of pain after a plastic surgery procedure. Realistically, why would anyone choose to have pain when the surgery causing the pain is not medically necessary? Instead of looking at the situation as producing pain, I encourage patients to regard the situation as a temporary sacrifice […]

General Anesthesia Respiratory Complications

Recently I had a patient develop general anesthesia respiratory complications after an aesthetic procedure. As part of our intake procedure, we asked her questions regarding her history including recent illnesses and history of smoking. Unfortunately, I did not understand her true  respiratory risk. The patient stated that she was getting over a sinus infection, which was hardly worse […]

Happy Plastic Surgery Patients

I have been blessed by so many very happy plastic surgery patients over the past 3 months! The first patient is the most joyful, happy woman I have met in 10 years. I have performed 3 surgeries on her. The first was hard and the last 2 were easier. Each procedure is easy on me […]

The Nicest, Happiest Plastic Surgery Patients?

I have the nicest happy  patients, and I guess I should presume they are Happy Plastic Surgery Patients.  I am so lucky. For every 1 patient that presents ultimately with  unhappiness and problems, I have 10 that are just a joy and are very happy and nice to me and my staff. I have a […]

Unhappy Plastic Surgery Patients

Although I have been blessed with some of the nicest and happiest plastic surgery patients, I have had painful experiences with a few unhappy plastic surgery patients. I like to keep it real on my blog and share my true thoughts. The first unhappy plastic surgery patient developed an infection after a procedure that rarely results […]

Treating Skin Cancers in Pittsburgh

Treating skin cancers in Pittsburgh is becoming increasingly more necessary as UV exposure increases in the North American continent. Even in Pittsburgh where there is a moderate climate with many cloudy days,  patients are presenting in their late 20s and 30s with basal and squamous cell carcinomas because  of sunburns in their childhood and teens. […]

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