Researching Plastic Surgery

Top Doc Philadelphia Magazine

I was very proud to receive the 2017 Philadelphia Magazine Top Docs issue and to be listed for 2017.  This is the eighth year in the row that I have been listed in Philadelphia Magazine and each year this award gives me a great amount of pride. Unlike many of...

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ALCL in the News

ALCL which is discussed in my blog a few weeks ago is now in the news and patients rightfully so have questions. Please see this great blog post by Dr. Karen Horton in California as it has great information! This video by Dr. Clemens is a very detailed excellent discussion....

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American Society of Plastic Surgery 2016 Statistics

This week the American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS) released its annual National Clearinghouse of Plastic Surgery statistics.  Each year, plastic surgeons are surveyed on the numbers of procedure that they perform.  This information is then compiled and statistics are released. The information is interesting to say the least and...

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Breast Implant Revisions Aren’t Simple

When a lady comes to my plastic surgery practice in southern New Jersey for breast augmentation, we discuss that implants are not necessarily lifelong devices and that eventually a revision may be needed. The hope is that a revision is 20, 30, 40, or many years down the line. Unfortunately with breast...

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Smoking and Plastic Surgery

Smoking while having plastic surgery is a disaster waiting to happen. Most plastic surgeons tell their patients not to smoke before, during, and while healing from surgery. Why? Simply stated, smoking causes wound healing complications. – Perhaps the entire incision doesn’t heal. – Perhaps the tissue that has been stitched...

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