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

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

Reshape Your Nose with or without surgery with Dr. David Rodwell

August 24, 2018
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Dr. David Rodwell from Charleston Facial Plastic Surgery in Charleston, South Carolina again joins eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Information Channel to share his expertise on traditional rhinoplasty surgery and the non-surgical nose job.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. David Rodwell discuss the following:

  1. Why is rhinoplasty such a popular procedure?
  2. Who is the ideal candidate for rhinoplasty?
  3. What can a patient expect from the surgery and the recovery process?
  4. Is it possible to reshape the nose without surgery?
  5. How long do non-surgical rhinoplasty results last?

 

Dr. David Rodwell is Board Certified to perform facial plastic surgery, focusing as a specialist exclusively within the face and neck.

He combines his surgical technique and skill with the ability to intuitively understand the motivations of each patient and develop the sense of trust that serves as the foundation of a personalized approach to facial plastic surgery.

Expertly trained with a wealth of experience, Dr. Rodwell had a clear focus for the type of practice that would provide patients with personalized service, consistently outstanding results, and a refined experience not found at other offices. These principles were the reasons that Dr. Rodwell returned to the Lowcountry to open Charleston Facial Plastic Surgery in 2014.

Dr. Rodwell has continued his commitment to the advancement of the field of facial plastic surgery. He is an internationally published author of multiple peer-reviewed publications and has been invited to present his work at regional and national meetings. He maintains a dedication to continued education and research.

 

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Websitewww.charlestonfacialplastic.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/CharlestonFacialPlasticSurgery
Twitter: twitter.com/DavidRodwellMD
YouTube: youtube.com/channel/UCmIHOJShMQTVTVVzyctzS4w
Instagram: instagram.com/charlestonfacialplasticsurgery

Optimize Your Hormones, Improve Your Life with Dr. Jennifer Hicks

August 14, 2018
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Dr. Jennifer Hicks from The Key Laser Institute in Portland, Oregon joins eHealth Radio and the Health News Channel to discuss hormonal therapy.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Jennifer Hicks discuss the following:

  1. What is hormonal therapy?
  2. What conditions can Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy treat?
  3. Who are the ideal patients for this procedure?
  4. BHRT has preventative benefits, can you explain these?
  5. Does this treatment have any side effects?

 

Dr. Jennifer Hicks is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor and has been practicing since 2005. Her education and many years of experience have led her to understand the importance of a patient’s overall well-being and to view health from a holistic perspective. She currently serves as the BioTe and bio-identical hormone replacement therapy practitioner at Key Laser Institute.

She is especially passionate about helping her patients feel more confident in their bodies, gain more enjoyment from life, and have more energy!  This passion creates a perfect atmosphere for the synergistic practice of bio-identical hormone replacement therapy and aesthetic medicine.  Dr. Hicks is passionate about life-long learning and educating patients about the role hormones play in their overall health.

When she’s away from the office, you can find Dr. Hicks tending to her garden, relaxing with a good book, or exploring the outdoors with her husband and two children.

 

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Website: www.keylaserinstitute.com

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

Liposuction and Tummy Tucks

August 10, 2018
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Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. S. Larry Schlesinger, MD, FACS, joins eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Information Channel to discuss his tummy tuck technique and what patients should look for when choosing a surgeon to perform their tummy tuck.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. S. Larry Schlesinger discuss the following:

  1. What makes tummy tuck surgery such a consistently popular choice for patients?
  2. Why is it important to include liposuction with a tummy tuck?
  3. How does incision placement impact the final results of a tummy tuck?
  4. What type of scarring can patients expect?
  5. What should patients be looking for/considering when they review tummy tuck before and after pictures?

 

S. Larry Schlesinger, MD, FACS, is a board-certified plastic surgeon with more than 30 years of plastic surgery experience. After premedical studies at the University of Michigan and medical studies at the Medical College of Virginia, he served his surgical residency at Stanford University Medical Center and plastic surgery residency at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

He is a member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, a Diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and an Active Member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

Considered an authority in his field, Dr. Schlesinger has made many presentations to the plastic surgery community as well as published numerous articles on cosmetic plastic surgery techniques and procedures. In addition to his reputation for delivering beautiful results, Dr. Schlesinger is also known for his warm bedside manner. A recipient of the Vitals Patients' Choice and Compassionate Doctor Awards, he is one of 100 physicians in the nation named to the prestigious RealSelf 100 List, and has received the Hawaii Medical Association’s Physician of the Year for Community Service for the State of Hawaii.

 

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Website: www.breastimplantcenterofhawaii.com

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

 

Awaken Your Appearance with Eyelid Surgery and Dr. Michael A. Epstein

August 3, 2018
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Dr. Michael A. Epstein, Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon and founder of MAE Plastic Surgery in Northbrook, Illinois again joins eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Information Channel to discuss eyelid rejuvenation and the power this procedure has to refresh your facial appearance.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Michael Epstein discuss the following:

  1. What is Blepharoplasty?
  2. What is the procedure like?
  3. What should a patient look for in an eyelid surgeon?
  4. Who is the perfect candidate for this procedure?
  5. What can a patient expect from eyelid surgery recovery?

 

Dr. Epstein received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and his medical degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. He trained in general surgery at the Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago and returned to Detroit for his Plastic Surgery fellowship. He received additional cosmetic surgery training at the Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital in New York and has held an academic position at the University of Chicago’s Department of Plastic Surgery. He founded his practice, MAE Plastic Surgery, over two decades ago and has recently partnered with Dr. Daniel Krochmal to provide his patients with the best of face and body surgery.

An active member of the prestigious American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and the Rhinoplasty society, Dr. Epstein has received critical acclaim for his advanced techniques in cosmetic surgery.  A featured guest on numerous news programs and quoted in dozens of newspapers and magazines nationwide, including ABC, NBC, CBS, and FOX, Dr. Epstein was also invited to speak on Oprah After The Show. He has been profiled on Discovery Channel programs as cameras followed him, step-by-step, through various cosmetic procedures. Just for fun, Dr. Epstein was voted as one of the “Top 5 Hot Doctors” in Chicago by the Chicago Tribune.

Someone who always gives back and believes in the importance of paying it forward, Dr. Epstein has received praise for his generous community work and affiliations with such organizations as the Healing the Children and the Sue Duncan Children’s Foundation. He was also a co-founder of Chicago’s Esteem Makeover, and participated as one of the team’s cosmetic surgeons, providing pro-bono surgeries for people in need.

 

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Website: www.maeplasticsurgery.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/maeplasticsurgery
Twitter: https://twitter.com/MAEPlasticSurg
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/maeplasticsurgery
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/maeplasticsurgery

Beautiful Lips: From Lacking to Luscious

June 26, 2018
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Dr. Deborah Sherman, Board-Certified Surgeon and Founder of Sherman Aesthetic Center in Nashville, Tennessee again joins eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Information Channel to educate us on how our lips can go from lacking to luscious.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Deborah Sherman discuss the following:

  1. Dr. Sherman tell us why  women care about their lips and the role lips play in making our faces attractive?
  2. Describe the normal aging changes of the face.  In particular, the changes to the lips that we all should look for.
  3. What is the best treatment for a less than perfect lip? Botox or filler?
  4. Many women fear the duck lip, how can you get natural results?
  5. How does one know which lip filler is right for them?

 

Located in Nashville, Tennessee, Dr. Sherman has been performing  cosmetic eyelid surgery and aesthetic injectable treatments for over twenty years. She is recognized as a top plastic surgeon for eyes and is often invited to teach her innovative approaches to her colleagues at national and international meetings. She has also been invited overseas to teach advanced cosmetic techniques to surgeons throughout Russia, Spain, Italy, Canada, Australian, Korea, and China.
 
Dr. Sherman received her specialty training by top surgeons associated with the Department of Ophthalmology at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. She further advanced her training in cosmetic surgery techniques during her oculoplastic fellowship at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisconsin. There, she studied under the direction of Richard K. Dortzbach MD, a former President of ASOPRS, American Society of Ophthalmic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (Oculofacial Plastic Surgery). She is currently a fellow of the American Society of Ophthalmic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (Oculofacial Plastic Surgery) which requires completion of a clinical fellowship, original research, and written and oral Board Examinations.

Dr. Sherman has served as the Botox® national spokesperson for their “Lose Your 11” Campaign, during which she taught “beauty buzzmakers” in educational seminars in over thirty US cities. She has been a guest on multiple local and national television and radio shows and is often quoted in magazines including: People, Allure, Marie Claire, Redbook, Shape, and Self. Dr Sherman has written articles on periorbital anatomy that have been published in peer-reviewed journals.

With over 20 years of training physicians in aesthetic techniques, Dr. Sherman continues to teach physicians both internationally and nationally including eye surgeons, dermatologists, and plastic surgeons in training at Vanderbilt University where she is an Assistant Clinical Professor.

Dr. Sherman and her staff offer educational seminars about the various cosmetic treatments available.

 

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Website: www.nashvillelidsurgery.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ShermanAestheticCenter
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shermanaestheticcenter
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBazCernk5lgArdZV1KXdKA
Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/debshermanmd

Expert Advice to Reclaim Your Body After Childbirth with Dr. Douglas Grace

June 13, 2018
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Dr. Douglas Grace, a plastic and reconstructive surgeon serving Oakville, Burlington, Hamilton and the surrounding Ontario areas and a Mommy Makeover expert joins eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Information Channel to discuss how women can reclaim their pre-pregnancy bodies and look better than ever before.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Douglas Grace discuss the following:

  1. What is the mommy makeover procedure?
  2. Who is the ideal candidate for mommy makeover and do they have to be a mother?
  3. What are the top three procedures chosen for the mommy makeover?
  4. What should patients expect from their recovery?
  5. What should patients know before electing this procedure?

 

Douglas Grace, B.Sc., M.D., F.R.C.S., is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon serving Oakville, Burlington, Hamilton and the surrounding Ontario areas. Dr. Grace believes that plastic surgery is most successful when it enhances a person’s natural beauty. He founded his plastic surgery practice, The Grace Clinic, on the pillars of excellent patient care, the highest surgical standards, a professional environment and personal, compassionate staff. He is personally invested in his patients’ safety, comfort and satisfaction at all times.

Dr. Grace earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Waterloo and received his education in plastic surgery from the University of Toronto. After earning his medical degree, he completed a five-year plastic surgery residency. Dr. Grace went on to receive further specialized cosmetic surgery training in Miami, Chicago and New York.

Dr. Grace belongs to the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons, the Ontario College of Physicians and Surgeons and the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons; he is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

He is frequently approached by the media as a plastic surgery consultant. For example, he has appeared on CBC television to talk about liposuction, as well as on CHCH Television and Daily Web TV; he has also been featured in three episodes of “Plastic Makes Perfect,” talking about his minimally invasive laser liposuction techniques and his “Yummy Mommy Makeover.” He is available for selective speaking engagements.

Currently, Dr. Grace lives in Oakville, Ontario, with his wife and two children. When Dr. Grace isn’t working, he enjoys boating, skiing, gardening and working on one of many “Mr. Fix-It” projects around his house.

 

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Website: www.drgrace.ca

Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheGraceClinic
Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheGraceClinic
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/DrDouglasGrace/videos
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/the_grace_clinic

Groundbreaking Book on Skincare: You Will Never Look at Your Skin the Same Way

June 11, 2018
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Dr. Sandy Skotnicki, the author of the book, Beyond Soap, The Real Truth About What You Are Doing to Your Skin and How to Fix It for a Beautiful, Healthy Glow joins eHealth Radio and the Dermatology and Skin Care Channels.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Sandy Skotnicki discuss the following:

  1. Why did you write this book - Beyond Soap?
  2. Why do most people think being clean, means they are clean?
  3. What are the challenges with washing too often?
  4. What is the difference of being clean and being hygienic?
  5. Why is there an increase of skin irritants and allergies?
  6. What does one need to look for on a personal care product label?
  7. How can this book help people who suffer from eczema?
  8. Is dirt good for the skin?
  9. How often should we wash or bath?

 

Dr. Sandy Skotnicki is the author of the book, Beyond Soap, The Real Truth About What You Are Doing to Your Skin and How to Fix It for a Beautiful, Healthy Glow. She is a practicing dermatologist with over 20 years of experience and is the founder of Toronto's Bay Dermatology Centre and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, divisions of Dermatology and Occupational and Environmental Health at the University of Toronto. She is a consultant dermatologist at Toronto's St. Michael's Hospital. A well-known expert on skin irritants, she is one of Canada’s top dermatologists.

 

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Website: www.drsandyskotnicki.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BeyondSoapTheBook
Twitter: @DrSkotnicki

Why transaxillary (underarm incision) breast augmentation using the Keller funnel is this doctor’s top choice for breast augmentation surgery

May 14, 2018
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Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. S. Larry Schlesinger, MD, FACS, joins eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Information Channel to talk about why transaxillary breast augmentation using the Keller funnel is his preferred method for breast augmentation surgery.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. S. Larry Schlesinger discuss the following:

  1. Who is a good candidate for the transaxillary breast augmentation using the Keller funnel?
  2. Can you tell us why you prefer transaxillary incisions (incisions in the armpit) when performing a breast augmentation?
  3. How does recovery time for this procedure compare with other types of breast augmentation?  
  4. Does it improve aesthetic outcome for patients? Does it cost more than other methods?
  5. Why should patients choose a surgeon who offers Keller funnel with breast augmentation? Tell us your thoughts in these regards.

 

S. Larry Schlesinger, MD, FACS, is a board certified plastic surgeon with more than 30 years of plastic surgery experience. After premedical studies at the University of Michigan and medical studies at the Medical College of Virginia, he served his surgical residency at Stanford University Medical Center and plastic surgery residency at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

He is a member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, a Diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and an Active Member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

Considered an authority in his field, Dr. Schlesinger has made many presentations to the plastic surgery community as well as published numerous articles on cosmetic plastic surgery techniques and procedures. In addition to his reputation for delivering beautiful results, Dr. Schlesinger is also known for his warm bedside manner. A recipient of the Vitals Patients' Choice and Compassionate Doctor Awards, he is one of 100 physicians in the nation named to the prestigious RealSelf 100 List, and has received the Hawaii Medical Association’s Physician of the Year for Community Service for the State of Hawaii.

 

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Website: www.breastimplantcenterofhawaii.com

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