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

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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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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

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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

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How Arm Lift Surgery Can Give You the Confidence to go Sleeveless with Dr. Daniel Krochmal

August 7, 2018
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Dr. Daniel Krochmal, a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon at MAE Plastic Surgery in Northbrook and Chicago, Illinois joins eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Information Channel to discuss brachioplasty and how this procedure can give you the confidence to go sleeveless. 

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Daniel Krochmal discuss the following:

  1. What is brachioplasty?
  2. Who is the ideal patient for this procedure?
  3. What can patients expect from the recovery process?
  4. Are there complementary procedures that can optimize the results of an arm lift?
  5. What should a patient look for when electing an arm lift surgeon?

 

Dr. Krochmal received his undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis, and his medical degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He did his surgical internship at the University of Michigan, and his general surgery residency at the Mayo Clinic Arizona. He did his plastic surgery training at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and an aesthetic surgery fellowship at the Hunstad Kortesis Center, one of only a handful of fellowships endorsed by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Krochmal is an Initiate for Fellowship of the American College of Surgeons.  He is an active member of both ASPS and ASAPS.  He is committed to research and advancing the field of plastic surgery, has presented at national conferences and authored numerous manuscripts. He is committed to patient safety and serves on the Health Policy Committees for both the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

He performs his work along side Dr. Michael A. Epstein at MAE Plastic Surgery in Northbrook, Il, and has had the pleasure of combining his passions for surgery and travel throughout his career.

 

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Website: www.maeplasticsurgery.com

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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

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Plastic Surgery Trends with Dr. Roger Tsai

July 16, 2018
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Dr. Roger Tsai a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon practicing in Beverly Hills, who performs aesthetic and cosmetic procedures of the face and body joins eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Information Channel to discuss plastic surgery trends.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Roger Tsai discuss the following:

  1. What trends do you see in plastic surgery?
  2. What are the more popular procedures people ask for?
  3. What do you think the new fad is or will be?
  4. How do one find a good surgeon?
  5. Is surgery safe, and are the results permanent?

 

Dr. Roger Tsai is a board certified plastic surgeon in Beverly Hills, providing care to patients from all over the world. His interests include aesthetic cosmetic surgery that encompasses the entire body as a whole, specializing in all aspects of plastic and reconstructive surgery. He also performs non-invasive rejuvenation and has a special interest in health and nutrition.

As Dr. Roger Tsai progressed through his early academic education, his interest in the health and wellbeing of the human body began at the University of Florida where he earned his undergraduate degree in Microbiology with a dual minor in Biochemistry and Nutrition. It was here where his research helped shed some light into liposomal drug delivery systems for cancer patients.   Graduating with highest honors and multiple academic accolades, he furthered his education at Drexel University College of Medicine that solidified his path into plastic surgery. During that time, he was involved in research projects that helped further understand and improve wound healing. Due to his significant academic achievements and vast research experience, he was selected as one of the top medical students to be accepted to the highly competitive integrated Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery residency program at the University of Texas Medical Branch where he completed his training. Having the opportunity to build experience at one of the world’s elite cancer centers (MD Anderson), burn reconstruction facilities (Shriners Hospitals), and cosmetic institutions, he has also published research papers in renown journals of his field.

Not only does Dr. Roger Tsai promote health and nutrition, he also practices them. An avid athlete, he was involved in competitive swimming and tennis as a youth, and continues to this day with devoted bodybuilding and rigorous exercise. His interests include healthy cooking and nutrition. Dr. Tsai also has an affiliation with the performing arts; skilled at playing piano, violin and saxophone.

Dr. Tsai consults patients, performs surgeries, and provides non-invasive rejuvenation procedures in this practice. Through his love of combining art, health, and medicine, he is committed to providing the finest quality surgical experience and is honored to use his expertise to rejuvenate the body and soul in a compassionate environment.

“My goal is to produce the finest quality surgical experience, safely and effectively, while providing excellent patient care in a respectful and compassionate environment.”

 

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Website: www.drtsaiplasticsurgery.com

Dr. Chris Livingston’s Guide to Gynecomastia

July 13, 2018
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Dr. Christopher K. Livingston, M.D., F.A.C.S., P.A., who has been helping patients achieve their goals through state-of-the-art-technologies since he opened his private practice located in Houston, TX in 2003 joins eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Information Channel.

 

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

  1. What is gynecomastia?
  2. What are the factors that cause gynecomastia?
  3. What happens during gynecomastia surgery?
  4. Who is the ideal candidate for the gynecomastia procedure?
  5. What is the recovery process like? What can patients expect?

 

At Livingston Plastic Surgery, renowned plastic and reconstructive surgeon Christopher K. Livingston, M.D., F.A.C.S., P.A., has been helping patients achieve their goals through state-of-the-art-technologies since he opened his private practice located in Houston, TX in 2003.

A board certified member of the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) since 2005, Dr. Livingston was re-certified in 2015 and has extensive experience and expertise in multiple areas of plastic surgery. Dr. Livingston is also affiliated with the Memorial Herman Hospital System.

Dr. Livingston also serves as Assistant Clinical Professor, in the division of plastic surgery at University of Texas School of Medicine. His responsibilities include: teaching, training and lecturing to plastic surgery residents.

Providing cosmetic surgery to the Houston area for several years, Dr. Livingston and his staff understand the importance a positive plastic surgery experience can have on a person’s life. With an extensive list of surgical options for his patients, Dr. Livingston offers several cosmetic procedures for the facebreasts, and body.

 

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Websitehttp://www.drchrislivingston.com

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Plastic Surgery & Dermatology: The Best of Both Worlds with Dr. Kamakshi Zeidler

July 3, 2018
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Dr. Kamakshi Zeidler from Aesthetx in San Jose, California joins eHealth Radio and the Dermatology & Plastic Surgery Information Channels to discuss the unique benefits of providing patients with the best possible care in plastic surgery and dermatology.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Kamakshi Zeidler discuss the following:

  1. What is board-certification? We hear this all the time per a doctors credentials but what is it exactly?
  2. Why is it important to seek a medical professional that is board-certified?
  3. What are the requirements to be recognized as a board-certified plastic surgeon and a board-certified dermatologist?
  4. Your practice is unique in having board-certified plastic surgeons and a board-certified dermatologist. How does this benefit patients and their results?
  5. How do these fields work together when it comes to reconstructive care? 

 

Dr. Zeidler received her Bachelor of Arts degree in biology from Rice University in Houston, Texas. She earned her Doctor of Medicine Degree at University of California, San Francisco, one of the top five medical schools in the country. Dr. Zeidler graduated at the top 5% of her class, earning her a membership into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. She continued her career at UCSF by completing her residencies in general surgery and plastic and reconstructive surgery. She also completed a postdoctoral research fellowship in UCSF and studied stem cells and their effects on wound healing, a study which earned a grant from the National Institute for Health (NIH). During her time there, Dr. Zeidler was awarded with UCSF’s Julius R. Krevan’s award for her outstanding clinical care of her patients. She later underwent further training for breast reconstruction techniques with an additional advanced microsurgical clinical instructorship and fellowship at Stanford University Medical Center. In 2012, she was honored with the California Patients’ Choice Award.

Dr. Zeidler is a member of multiple renowned professional societies, like the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, the California Society of Plastic Surgeons, the California Medical Society, the Santa Clara County Medical Association and the South Bay Chapter of the American Medical Women’s Association.

A thought leader and visionary in the future of plastic surgery, Dr. Kamakshi Zeidler is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and a founder of Aesthetx, a premier plastic surgery and dermatology practice.  As an expert in reconstructive and aesthetic breast surgery, Dr. Zeidler is a leading authority and clinical investigator who partners with companies to bring new technologies and innovative products to the field. An author and lecturer worldwide, her exquisite plastic surgery outcomes have earned her renown not only in the heart of Silicon Valley, but around the world. Dr. Zeidler also serves on the board of directors of Cancer CAREpoint.

 

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Website: www.aesthetx.com

 

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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

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