Archive for the ‘Plastic Surgery’ Category

African American Facial Feminization Surgery

September 26, 2017

Feminizing the African American Face If you are of African American heritage and seeking to have facial feminization surgery (FFS) it’s critical to understand that what constitutes a typically female African American face may be vastly different — aesthetically and structurally — than a typical European, Asian, or even Hawaiian…

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Dr. Deschamps-Braly Performs World’s First Female-to-Male Facial Confirmation Surgery and Innovates New Procedure for Masculinization of Thyroid Cartilage (Adam’s Apple)

April 20, 2017

Authors: Jordan C. Deschamps-Braly, M.D.; Caitlin L. Sacher, M.P.A.S., P.A.-C.; Jennifer Fick, R.N., M.S.N., F.N.P.-C.; Douglas K. Ousterhout, M.D., D.D.S. As published in the medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, April 2017. We are excited to announce that our most recent paper has just…

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If Your Plastic Surgery has “Gone Wrong” There are Several Options Available to You

February 26, 2017

If Your Plastic Surgery has “Gone Wrong” There are Several Options Available to You It might seem like an uncomfortable thing to talk about, but sometimes a plastic surgery procedure may not turn out as you expected causing great stress and a lack of confidence. Either your surgeon was not…

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Is Long Format Plastic and Craniofacial Surgery Safe?

August 28, 2016

Long format surgery may take 6-12 hours, is it safe to be “under” for this long? Sometimes it is recommended to undertake several plastic surgery procedures during one session. This is known as a long format surgery, which may take anywhere from 6-12 hours in duration. Most often we recommend long…

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Surgery With World Class Instruments

March 25, 2016

IMAGE SOURCE : STILLE STILLE Instruments: Setting a High Standard STILLE Instruments are the highest quality surgical instruments available in the world. They are created to provide the sharpest, most precise cutting while reducing surgical hand fatigue. Based in Sweden, STILLE has been developing and creating leading edge medical devices…

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Pain Relief After Plastic Surgery

January 5, 2016

Our approach is to reduce the chances of pain before, during and after your surgical procedure. To do this we utilize the most cutting-edge, non-narcotic painkillers to reduce pain and swelling resulting in faster recovery time and less discomfort. Why do we choose non-narcotic painkillers? The problem with narcotics is…

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The Latest in Facelift Techniques

October 22, 2015

Many people are hesitant to get a facelift (rhytidectomy) because they are afraid that they will no longer look like themselves. But thankfully, the old Hollywood cliché of the tight-faced, pulled-back, artificial-looking facelift that was your grandmother’s facelift is a thing of the past.   In recent years plastic surgery…

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Patient Safety & Plastic Surgery

October 21, 2015

One of our most frequently asked questions is: “Is plastic surgery safe?” Caitlin Sacher works alongside Dr. Deschamps-Braly as his Surgical Physician Assistant and together they have built a surgical team dedicated to ensuring outstanding excellence in patient-centered care and the utmost patient safety. While every surgical procedure carries it’s…

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Debunking Three Common Myths About Female Hairlines

February 9, 2016

Demystifying 3 Common Myths About Feminine Hairlines By Dr. Sara Wasserbauer, Surgical Hair Restoration Specialist If you are trying to achieve a more feminine facial appearance, you may know that hair, and specifically, the shape and height of your hairline is a major component of this transformation. Your hairline frames…

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Fat May be the Right Filler for You

February 28, 2013

In an age where the predominant health topic seems to revolve around trying to rid ourselves of excess fat, why would anyone want to discuss why adding fat to certain areas may be something to consider? This discussion is suited to anyone who has ever had fillers injected into their…

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