A neurofibroma is a noncancerous nerve tumor that develops under the skin. When it appears in children, it’s often a sign of neurofibromatosis type 1, a genetic condition. Here are your next steps if your child has a neurofibroma.
Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States and the world. But all skin cancers are not the same. Here’s what you should know about each type and how treatment helps you reduce scarring and other complications.
Removal of buccal fat, or a cheek or midface lift, gives you a more youthful look and counteracts hollowing below the lower eyelid. Here’s why you should be concerned with these fat pads that sit between your cheekbones and jaw bones.
You encountered an angry or frightened dog, so a tetanus shot is in order. The bacteria from the dog bite can stay in your body and cause tetanus or another infection. Here’s why a tetanus shot is not a step to skip.
It’s frustrating to be of a healthy weight, to eat well, and exercise, but still have pockets of fat that prevent you from having a contoured physique. Liposuction works especially well in providing immediate, slimming results in these three areas.
If facial paralysis has taken away your ability to smile and show emotion, you can seek facial reanimation surgery to get restored connection and confidence. Here’s what facial reanimation surgery can do for you.
When treated early, skin cancer can usually be resolved -- but sometimes leaves disfiguring scars and lesions. Do everything you can to prevent skin cancer from developing in the first place with these tips.
The facial paralysis and distortion caused by Bell’s palsy is usually temporary, but in a rare number of cases, the facial weakness is permanent. Here’s how innovative treatment can restore your smile and facial symmetry.
Melanoma may be a less common form of skin cancer, but it’s extremely serious. If caught early, this form is treatable but can cause scarring and disfigurement. Here’s what to know about malignant melanoma, its treatment, and reconstruction of scars.
As you age, your skin loses its elasticity and tone, leading to deep creases and laxity. A facelift turns back these effects to create a tauter, more youthful look. Here are some of the most notable changes you can expect with this procedure.
Scars are not only a reminder of a possibly traumatic event, but they can alter the way you look and make you feel self-conscious. Scar revision can minimize or erase the look of your scars. Here’s how.
A man with swollen, feminine breasts can feel self-conscious and unmanly. Gynecomastia is easily corrected with surgery to achieve more masculine contours and body confidence. Here’s what you should know about this condition.
A nose job, or rhinoplasty, can change the shape or size of your nose, but that’s not its only purpose. Rhinoplasty can actually improve your nasal function, so is also done for medical reasons. Learn the noncosmetic benefits of a nose job.
If you have a medical case going before court, a professional witness that can help jurors understand complex and nuanced information is key. Here’s why you should consider hiring a medical witness for your case.
Facial paralysis due to Bell’s palsy is scary, but you have a very good chance of recovering. If you suffer from this condition, know the facts so you get the treatment necessary to restore your function and appearance.
Scars don’t have to be a permanent reminder of an accident or trauma. State-of-the-art scar revision techniques improve the appearance of scars in even the most disfiguring cases. If you have a terrible scar, learn about your treatment options here.
Dog bites aren’t just a simple puncture wound. They can cause torn flesh and crushing damage to skin and soft tissue. Learn how expert reconstructive surgery can reduce scarring and restore features and function following a dog bite.
If you’ve had a disfiguring injury and are seeking justice from the responsible party, you need an expert witness on your side to strengthen your case. Learn how we can provide such support for your courtroom appearance.
Plastic surgery isn’t just about vanity. You may choose a procedure to reform a very real disfigurement or dysfunction caused by trauma, a genetic abnormality, or disease. Learn how plastic surgery can boost your everyday life.
Most people go on to recover just fine from Bell’s palsy, but some have lasting facial nerve damage that leads to partial or full facial paralysis. You don’t have to live with these effects though, because plastic surgery can facial restore symmetry.
If you’ve achieved your weight-loss goal, but still have extra skin and stubborn fat around your midsection, a tummy tuck is a good option. We share how this surgical procedure can get you a firmer, flatter, and more contoured abdomen.
If you’re unhappy with the appearance of your breasts, it’s important to know why, especially when you’re considering having breast surgery to improve your appearance and confidence. Is a breast lift or augmentation best?
Reddish-purple port wine stains won’t go away on their own and often deepen in color as you age. Covering up with makeup is inconvenient and largely ineffective. Aesthetic facial restoration uses state-of-the-art technology to erase discoloration.
Damaged nerves around your face can make it difficult to create normal facial expressions. Facial reanimation surgery restores a more natural look so you feel more confident. Learn how this revolutionary surgery can help you or your loved one.
Do you need skin cancer treatment? With Mohs reconstruction, you don’t have to worry about your skin cancer surgery affecting your appearance. Take a moment to explore how this specialized procedure can help repair your wound after surgery.
There are many things we take for granted in life, only noticing them once they’re gone — which is certainly true of collagen. Here’s a look at the role that collagen plays in the outward appearance of your skin.
Though once considered only for women, plastic surgery has become more socially acceptable, and more men are turning to cosmetic procedures to boost their confidence and gain a restored, youthful appearance.
If you’ve suffered from an infection or trauma that left you with facial paralysis, you may be wondering if you’ll ever smile again. Learn how reanimation surgery can restore movement to your face and find out if you’re a good candidate.
Are you celebrating a major weight loss or the birth of a child but disappointed with the sagging skin left behind? Or, do you have some extra fat you’d like to get rid of? Body contouring procedures can help you get the body you’ve always wanted.
You’ve seen those bad celebrity face-lifts. Wrinkles and folds look better than pulled, overtightened skin. How can you get the rejuvenating lift you want without appearing windswept or weird? Have you heard about the multi-vector face-lift?
Life-altering scars due to traumatic lacerations or injuries can be devastating, especially facial scars. The decision to have scar revision surgery is a personal one. Find out if surgery is the right treatment for your scars.
The aftermath of severe burns can include major scarring and an inhibited range of motion due to tissue damage. Reconstructive surgery for burns may not only improve your appearance, but it can restore natural movement as well.
After they're done having children, many women turn to breast augmentation and breast implantation to regain their natural figure. Breast augmentation and breast lift procedures are safe, effective and efficient. Here's what you need to know.
You’re looking to rejuvenate your face or improve your scars without surgery, and guess what? You have more options than you can count. Now you know what “an embarrassment of riches” means. How do you choose? We recommend FraxelⓇ laser treatment.
Visible scars are often an outward reminder of an emotionally and physically challenging situation. If an unsightly scar is preventing you from living life to the fullest, learn how scar revision surgery can change your life for the better.
When it comes to fat, our bodies can be very stubborn about where they’re willing to give it up, despite our most ardent efforts. With liposuction, we can close the gap to your ideal body shape, delivering great results in very little time.
A serious burn causes profound damage, and often several surgical procedures are required to repair damage from a single incident. Dr. Elliott Rose is renowned for his advances in burn surgery techniques.
Being diagnosed with skin cancer is scary, but there are many types of treatment options available -- some with success rates as high as 90%. Read on to learn more about different types of skin cancers and the treatments that may be recommended.
I see many dog bites in my practice, and these can be particularly damaging injuries. Conventional knife cuts, for example, typically happen along a comparatively regular cut line, even with serrated knives. But dogs are instinctive creatures who tend to w