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Understanding Blepharoplasty: What to Expect with Eyelid Lifts

Understanding Blepharoplasty: What to Expect with Eyelid Lifts

June 3, 2019

 

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Dr. Adam Singleton, a facial plastic surgeon located in Chevy Chase, Maryland discusses blepharoplasty, more commonly referred to as eyelid lifts as he joins eHealth Radio & the Plastic Surgery Information Channel.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Adam Singleton discuss the following:

  1. What can patients expect from recovery? Length of time? Comfort level?
  2. Are there complications to consider before treatment?
  3. Can insurance cover the procedure?
  4. In terms of a cosmetic result, what can patients expect? How much younger will they look? Will scars be visible?

Dr. Singleton received his undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a master’s degree in Bio-physiology from Georgetown University. Dr. Singleton then attended medical school at the George Washington University School of Medicine. He left the D.C. area and went to Tennessee for his medical residency at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, where he was trained extensively in Head and Neck Surgery. After medical school and residency, he furthered his surgical training with a highly competitive fellowship in cosmetic facial surgery in San Francisco, California.



He chose to specialize in facial plastic surgery because the face is the first thing people see and it makes a lasting impression. He loves helping patients improve their lives by changing how they look and feel with popular procedures like full and mini facelifts, rhinoplasty, and injectables

 

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Website: www.capitalfps.com 

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/Capital-Facial-Plastic-Surgery 
Instagram: instagram.com/capitalfacialplasticsurgery

Transitioning and Hair Restoration Surgery

Transitioning and Hair Restoration Surgery

May 29, 2019

 

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Dr. Christopher Varona, a hair restoration specialist in Newport Beach, California joins eHealth Radio and the Hair Health Channel to discuss hair transplant procedures for transitioning patients.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Christopher Varona discuss the following:

  1. Does a hair transplant cause hair loss?
  2. How long does hairline lowering surgery take?
  3. How can you feminize a hairline for MTF?
  4. Is a hair transplant permanent?
  5. What is the recovery process like?

Dr. Christopher Varona is a leading hair restoration specialist whose surgical skills and artistic finesse have helped thousands of patients achieve improved hair density. Dr. Varona prides himself on being one of the few hair surgeons who performs the graft extractions manually.

For over ten years, Dr. Varona has refined and developed his own techniques to make sure his results are constantly improving. With options like eyebrow transplants, facial hair restoration, and hair transplant surgery for women, his transgender, female patients, and male patients will find an effective solution for their hair restoration needs. 

 

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Website: varonahairrestoration.com  

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/Varona-Hair-Restoration
Instagram: @drchristophervarona

Understanding the Science and Benefits of J Plasma

Understanding the Science and Benefits of J Plasma

May 16, 2019

 

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Dr. Brian Machida from STC Plastic Surgery in Ontario, California that offers a one-stop destination for his patients’ aesthetic needs and has performed thousands of facelifts and countless cosmetic procedures again joins eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Information Channel to discuss the science and benefits of J Plasma.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Brian Machida discuss the following:

  1. Explain the science behind j-plasma – is it really able to tighten skin?
  2. How long do the results last? Is more than one treatment necessary?
  3. Compare this skin tightening procedure to other non-invasive treatments available – what are the advantages j-plasma can provide?
  4. Are treatment and recovery comfortable?

Dr. Machida has unparalleled experience as a facial plastic surgeon; he’s practiced medicine for almost 30 years and in that time, has performed over 6,000 facial rejuvenation procedures, including facelifts, neck lifts and eyelid restoring surgeries and 10,000 facial aesthetic and functional procedures such as nasal and ear surgeries.

He graduated summa cum laude with honors from the University of California, Berkeley and earned his medical degree from the University of Southern California (USC) School of Medicine in Los Angeles. Dr. Machida is a double board-certified facial plastic surgeon.

 

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Website: www.stcplasticsurgery.com

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Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/stcplasticsurgery
Twitter: https://twitter.com/drbmachidamd
Instagram https://www.instagram.com/plasticsurgery.stc

Lift and Tighten with the SMAS Technique

Lift and Tighten with the SMAS Technique

April 6, 2019

 

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Dr. Henry Wells, Plastic Surgeon and Founder of Wells Plastic Surgery and Skin Care in Lexington, Kentucky joins eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Information Channel to talk to us about face and neck lifts using the SMAS technique.

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Henry Wells discuss the following:

  1. How is the SMAS technique performed? What makes this technique superior?
  2. What makes someone a good candidate for a face/neck lift? Is there anything that would make someone a less than ideal candidate?
  3. What is the recovery process like?
  4. Are there side effects or complications?
  5. Are the results permanent?

Dr. Henry Wells has expertise in all areas of plastic and reconstructive surgery but now focuses exclusively on cosmetic procedures. Dr. Wells is especially well known for facial surgery. He is also known for the Mommy Makeover, which focuses on breast and abdominal surgery to bring back mothers’ more youthful contours. He also oversees Wells Skin Care Program, which is one of the few aesthetic programs in the area directed by an onsite plastic surgeon. Dr. Wells is a leading cosmetic surgeon in Lexington Ky.

Dr. Henry Wells graduated from the UNC-Chapel Hill. He received his medical degree from the University of Kentucky. He completed his plastic surgery training at the University of Missouri-Columbia and was an Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery. He returned to Kentucky in 1988 to open his private practice and to be near his family.

He has held leadership positions in the Fayette County Medical Society. He is part of the University of Kentucky Medical School Alumni Association and Dr. Wells maintains an interest in Graduate Medical Education. He has been on the board of the Susan Komen Foundation of Lexington, The Rolex Three Day Event as well as Past President of the Kentucky Society of Plastic Surgeons.

Dr. Wells is an accomplished artist. He formally studied art in graduate school and considered becoming a medical illustrator. His studies took a different direction and he entered medical school. Now he translates his artistic talents into sculpting and enhancing the human body. This allows his patients to achieve their aesthetic objectives. Dr. Wells prides himself that his patients look natural and still look like themselves after surgery. They just look just younger and more refreshed.

 

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Website: wellsplasticsurgery.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/wellsplasticsurgery 
Twitter: @WellsPlastSurge 
Instagram: instagram.com/wellsplasticsurgery

Styes, Chalazions, and Hordeolums with Dr. Yogita Kashyap

Styes, Chalazions, and Hordeolums with Dr. Yogita Kashyap

February 8, 2019

 

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Dr. Yogita Kashyap from Hudson Face & Eye in New York City again joins eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Information Channel to share everything you need to know about styes.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Yogita Kashyap discuss the following:

  1. What are styes and how are they formed?
  2. Are styes contagious and how can we prevent them?
  3. How do we relieve pain and treat a stye?
  4. Can styes have complications?
  5. What is same-day-stye treatment entail?

Dr. Kashyap has devoted her career to cosmetic and reconstructive eyelid surgery, as well as non-surgical facial rejuvenation and tear system procedures. She completed her residency and fellowship in Ophthalmic Plastic, Reconstructive & Orbital Surgery at one of the world’s most advanced and prestigious institutions – The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. She continues to stay abreast of state-of-the-art advances and techniques in oculofacial plastic surgery.

Prior to her residency and fellowship, Dr. Kashyap graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and earned her medical degree from State University of New York Downstate Medical Center.

In her work, Dr. Kashyap emphasizes natural aesthetics and authentic beauty. She is dedicated to helping patients become the best version of themselves. This is why she often asks for a photo of her patients in their younger years so can create treatment that helps them enjoy the same youth and vitality. She takes time with her patients and provides same-day care whenever possible with little to no wait. Dr. Kashyap genuinely cares about her patients and takes great pride in improving their quality of life.

Dr. Kashyap is a leader in the field of oculofacial plastic surgery and is a clinical instructor at the influential New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai and Jacobi Hospital.

She is also a Board-Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO), a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), and a member of the New York Facial Plastic Surgery Society.

 

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Website: hudsonfaceandeye.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/hudsonfaceandeye
Instagram: @hudsonfaceandeye

Botox in Your 30s? Prevent Wrinkles and Age Your Best with Dr. Yogita Kashyap

Botox in Your 30s? Prevent Wrinkles and Age Your Best with Dr. Yogita Kashyap

December 6, 2018

 

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Dr. Yogita Kashyap from Hudson Face & Eye in New York City joins eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Information Channel to share her expertise on Botox and how it can actually prevent signs of aging.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Yogita Kashyap discuss the following:

  1. What is Botox and how does it work?
  2. What is preventative Botox and at what age is this procedure recommended?
  3. Are there certain patients that you’d recommend preventative Botox to more than others?
  4. What are the areas where we tend to develop the most lines and wrinkles that Botox can prevent?
  5. Are there other uses for Botox that aren’t corrective or preventative?

Dr. Kashyap has devoted her career to cosmetic and reconstructive eyelid surgery, as well as non-surgical facial rejuvenation and tear system procedures. She completed her residency and fellowship in Ophthalmic Plastic, Reconstructive & Orbital Surgery at one of the world’s most advanced and prestigious institutions – The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. She continues to stay abreast of state-of-the-art advances and techniques in oculofacial plastic surgery.

Prior to her residency and fellowship, Dr. Kashyap graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and earned her medical degree from State University of New York Downstate Medical Center.

In her work, Dr. Kashyap emphasizes natural aesthetics and authentic beauty. She is dedicated to helping patients become the best version of themselves. This is why she often asks for a photo of her patients in their younger years so can create treatment that helps them enjoy the same youth and vitality. She takes time with her patients and provides same-day care whenever possible with little to no wait. Dr. Kashyap genuinely cares about her patients and takes great pride in improving their quality of life.

Dr. Kashyap is a leader in the field of oculofacial plastic surgery and is a clinical instructor at the influential New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai and Jacobi Hospital.

She is also a Board-Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO), a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), and a member of the New York Facial Plastic Surgery Society.

 

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Website: hudsonfaceandeye.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/hudsonfaceandeye
Instagram: @hudsonfaceandeye

Body Contouring Procedure & Considerations by Dr Jeremy Hunt, Sydney Plastic Surgeon

Body Contouring Procedure & Considerations by Dr Jeremy Hunt, Sydney Plastic Surgeon

November 18, 2018

 

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Sydney Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Jeremy Hunt, a very passionate plastic surgeon living and working in the Sydney and Wollongong areas in Australia joins eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Information Channel.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Jeremy Hunt discuss the following:

  1. Why did you chose to become a Plastic Surgeon in Sydney?
  2. Why makes a patient a good candidate for Body Contouring.
  3. What are the various techniques you use for Body Contouring (ie: Liposuction)?
  4. Are there any risks for the patient involved aside from the anesthesia?
  5. What are Body Contouring or Liposuction costs?
  6. Do you perform Body Contouring or Liposuction in hospital or a clinic?

Sydney Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Jeremy Hunt has a passion to help his patients gain some of their confidence back and be proud of their bodies. One of Dr Jeremy Hunt's favorite plastic surgery procedures and techniques is body contouring or liposuction. Body Contouring or liposuction can dramatically improve and resolve the way a body can look and function and help build a patient's confidence again particularly for patients who have experienced weight loss or have stubborn fat that won't budge from a particular location.

Qualifications and education Dr Jeremy Hunt graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine degree from Sydney University in 1990 (MB), followed by further study for his Bachelor of Surgery (BS) and completed even more study to attain his status as a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) and he is a member of the Australian Society of Plastic Surgery. Still not satisfied, Dr Jeremy Hunt went on to hone his skills even further by completing a Fellowship at the prestigious University of Texas in the United States, where he learnt from some of the world’s very best plastic surgeons. That is something that makes Dr Jeremy Hunt truly unique among his peers.

 

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Website: drjeremyhunt.com.au

Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/drjeremyhunt
Twitter: https://twitter.com/drjeremyhunt

Dr. Zoumalan’s HEAL Protocol for Scar Treatment and his new scar treatment cream Skinuva™

Dr. Zoumalan’s HEAL Protocol for Scar Treatment and his new scar treatment cream Skinuva™

October 21, 2018

 

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Dr. Christopher Zoumalan, a Board-Certified Oculoplastic Surgeon, who practices in Beverly Hills and is the founder of Skinuva™ Scar, a clinically tested scar cream that uses highly selective growth factors within a silicone cream matrix to help improve the appearance of scars joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Plastic Surgery Information Channels.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Christopher Zoumalan discuss the following:

  1. What made you go into your field of plastic surgery?
  2. How do scars usually heal after surgery?
  3. How are scars currently treated after surgery?
  4. What made you think of creating Skinuva?
  5. What is so unique about this product compared to what’s already on the market?
  6. What is involved in scientifically creating and developing a scar cream?

 

Dr. Christopher Zoumalan is a board-certified Oculoplastic Surgeon, who practices in Beverly Hills. In addition to providing his expertise in cosmetic and reconstructive eyelid surgery, Dr. Zoumalan is a researcher and professor. He has published over 65 peer reviewed publications, book chapters, and international abstracts.

Dr. Zoumalan is also a Clinical Professor at USC Keck School of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology. He has been involved in the teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows for the past 15 years at different institutions during his training, including Stanford Medical School, NYU Medical School, and Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Dr Zoumalan received training at Stanford University and also NYU and Columbia University in the fields of Ophthalmology and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery. He continues to perform cutting each research who has been investigating scars and scar treatments for over a decade.

 

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Website: www.skinuva.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skinuva
Twitter: https://twitter.com/SkinuvaScar

Can a Non-Surgical Facelift Compare to the Real Deal?: An Interview with Dr. Brian Machida

Can a Non-Surgical Facelift Compare to the Real Deal?: An Interview with Dr. Brian Machida

September 13, 2018

 

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Dr. Brian Machida from STC Plastic Surgery in Ontario, California that offers a one-stop destination for his patients’ aesthetic needs and has performed thousands of facelifts and countless cosmetic procedures joins eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Information Channel to discuss the key differences and benefits of a traditional facelift and the new, non-surgical liquid facelift.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Brian Machida discuss the following:

  1. What is a liquid facelift?
  2. Can a liquid facelift help postpone a traditional facelift?
  3. Are the results of both procedures comparable, how long do results last?
  4. When would you recommend a traditional facelift?
  5. What are the recovery times for these procedures?

 

No one understands the transformative power of plastic surgery better than the renowned facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Brian K. Machida. Having performed thousands of facelifts and countless cosmetic procedures, Dr. Machida has seen how facial plastic surgery can raise people’s sense of confidence and pride.

Dr. Machida strived for excellence even as he trained to become a facial plastic surgeon. He graduated summa cum laude with honors from the University of California, Berkeley and earned his medical degree from the University of Southern California (USC) School of Medicine in Los Angeles.

Having been fascinated with the intricacies and sophisticated nature of facial plastic surgery, Dr. Machida decided to specialize in facial surgery. He continued his successful academic career by completing an internship and residency in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at the Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center before completing a fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the renowned University of Southern California School of Medicine. He received further training as a facial plastic surgeon at the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in Beverly Hills. He also joined the faculty of the USC School of Medicine as a clinical instructor, served in the Department of Otolaryngology, and culminating in the position of clinical associate professor in the span of ten years.

In his long career as a double board-certified facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Machida has been featured in the media and honored with prestigious awards countless times. He’s a recipient of the John Orlando Roe Award in Facial Plastic Surgery by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and was featured in the Guide to America’s Top Physicians by the Consumers’ Research Council of America. He was also featured in the Top Doctors of the Inland Empire edition by the Inland Empire Magazine. Further, he has also presented his work at national conferences and published countless papers in scientific publications.

STC Plastic Surgery is situated in Dr. Machida’s fully staffed, fully equipped medical center. Featuring consultation rooms, private surgical suites, and a post-op recovery room, STC Plastic Surgery offers a one-stop destination for his patients’ aesthetic needs.

 

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Website: www.stcplasticsurgery.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/stcplasticsurgery
Twitter: https://twitter.com/drbmachidamd
Instagram https://www.instagram.com/plasticsurgery.stc

Ear Reconstruction Surgery for Children: Should I Consider Otoplasty for My Child?

Ear Reconstruction Surgery for Children: Should I Consider Otoplasty for My Child?

September 1, 2018

 

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Dr. Sharline Aboutanos, a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon and Pediatric Plastic Surgery Specialist joins eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Information Channel to discuss ear reconstruction surgery for children.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Sharline Aboutanos discuss the following:

  1. What is pediatric otoplasty?
  2. What is the procedure and recovery like?
  3. How do you approach plastic surgery differently for children vs. adults?
  4. When should a parent consider otoplasty for their child?
  5. Will insurance cover pediatric ear reshaping? How can I pay for it?

 

Dr. Sharline Aboutanos is an experienced and compassionate plastic surgeon working in Richmond, Virginia. Specializing in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery for adults and children, she is an artist in and out of the operating room. She is proudly certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and strives to deliver safe, professional care with superb results to each and every patient she has the opportunity to work with. She has an extensive background working with pediatric plastic surgery patients whose needs vary from cleft palate repair to ear pinning surgery.

 

Websites: richmondplasticsurgeons.com | AboutanosPlasticSurgery.com

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Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AboutanosPlasticSurgery
Twitter: https://twitter.com/DrAboutanos