To Snap or Not to Snap: The Pros and Cons of Snapchat in the OR

The introduction of social media apps like Snapchat and Instagram have done a lot for the field of plastic surgery. From celebrities inspiring younger people to get everything from butt-lifts to “designer nipples” to users who just want to look better in selfies, sharing images with followers has inspired people to take a closer look at themselves, and to make … Read More

Is This Once-Popular Plastic Surgery Procedure Becoming a Thing of the Past?

While it’s still one of the more popular plastic surgery procedures here in the United States, rhinoplasties have experienced a sharp decline in the number of procedures since the year 2000. How much of a decline? Well, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the procedure has declined in popularity by 44 percent since the year 2000. So, what’s … Read More

Revenge Makeovers Are All the Rage

When actress Jennifer Aniston recently split from husband Justin Theroux, tabloid magazines trumpeted that the actress, age 49, was set to get what many have referred to as a “revenge makeover.” But today’s revenge makeover looks a whole lot different than it used to. What used to mean a new haircut or a cute new outfit now means everything from … Read More

Plastic Surgery Offers Hope to Injured Soldier

When Shamika Burrage was involved in a devastating car accident in 2016, she was told she was lucky to survive the ordeal at all. In fact, had medical attention been delayed by just 30 minutes, Burrage probably would not have made it out alive. But although Burrage survived, her left ear did not.

Breast Reconstruction and Radiation

If you are currently fighting breast cancer and are considering a mastectomy and breast reconstruction, you may have already discussed some options with your oncologist. While oncologists are extremely well versed in fighting cancer, they may not be able to answer every question you may have about breast reconstruction post-mastectomy. Here are some frequent questions and answers your oncologist may … Read More