Fractional Laser Resurfacing

By on October 22, 2015 under Laser

Well, its been about 6 months in search of the Holy Grail of fractional lasers for the removal of wrinkles and discolorations of the face and neck.  The laser story starts in 1995.  At that time, CO2 laser was the rage and I embarked on a course of lasering quite a few people with weathered

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If it sounds to good to be true…..

By on October 22, 2015 under My Thoughts

Theses days I’m seeing more and more outrageous claims for cosmetic improvements mostly by non traditional aesthetic services providers.  By that I mean practitioners other than board certified plastic surgeons and dermatologists.  Injectable concoctions such as “lipodissolve” that can reduce the patient by several dress sizes and non invasive massage using ultrasound that removes inches

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Our national plastic surgery meeting

By on October 22, 2015 under What's new in Plastic Surgery

I recently attended our national plastic surgery meeting in Chicago.  One of may favorite sessions is called hot topics.  In this full day course, all of the new technologies and products that are already or soon to be available are reviewed with regard to the science, effectiveness and proven results.  We spent a fair amount

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LiteShape procedure featured on Wave 3 News

By on October 22, 2015 under In The News

It’s been awhile since we started embarking on the newest laser liposuction method that I call LiteShape™. In the last few weeks, we have begun to blend the two wavelengths of laser together to be delivered at the same time. We can now customize each treatment by the amount and type of fat in the

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The Kentucky Society of Plastic Surgeons annual meeting

By on October 22, 2015 under My Thoughts

This past week, as President of the Kentucky Society of Plastic Surgeons, I was responsible for arranging and running the yearly meeting here in Louisville.I spent a fair amount of time organizing a fun and informative learning opportunity for the residents of UK and UL as well as the academic and private practice plastic surgeons

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It’s all about the patients.

By on October 22, 2015 under My Thoughts

Today I saw a patient that exemplifies some of the positive effects we as plastic surgeons can have on our patients. A few weeks ago a very nervous teenager came in with her mother to be evaluated for small breasts. She seemed shy and was quite hesitant to let me examine her. Her mother said

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ABCS Denied Bid

By on October 22, 2015 under My Thoughts

Plastic surgery and all of organized medicine celebrated a major victory on April 28 when the California Court of Appeals denied a bid by the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery (ABCS) to gain specialty equivalency to the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS). I feel strongly, as do all real Plastic surgeons, that these “Bogus

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Graduation

By on October 22, 2015 under Liteshape

Last week, at the dinner honoring the graduating plastic surgery residents at the University of Louisville, I was honored with an award as having the outstanding lecture series in Cosmetic Surgery. As an actively involved Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery at U of L, I regularly give the residents and faculty a lecture about the

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Why should a plastic surgeon have a blog?

By on October 22, 2015 under My Thoughts

I love what I do and keep up with all of the new technology, treatments and procedures. Unfortunately, with vast media coverage of these same new materials through the internet, magazines and TV, I believe lots of misinformation is passed on to the public. This is my opportunity to comment on what’s happening out there

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