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