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THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN RHINOPLASTY AND SEPTOPLASTY

THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN RHINOPLASTY AND SEPTOPLASTY Rhinoplasty and Septoplasty are surgical procedures that are often performed together. They can both enhance the appearance of your nose and facilitate better breathing, but they are different in terms of...

PLASTIC SURGERY SCHOLARSHIP

PLASTIC SURGERY SCHOLARSHIP ESSAY CONTEST Scholarship Details Ranch and Coast Plastic Surgery, a leading provider in cosmetic and plastic surgery, is pleased to announce they will be holding a “Ranch and Coast Plastic Surgery National Scholarship Contest”....

Fighting Pain In Surgery Nerve Blocks

FIGHTING PAIN IN SURGERY WITH NERVE BLOCKS Fighting Pain In Surgery with Nerve Blocks Nerve Blocks in Breast Surgery One of the most exciting new concepts in plastic surgery has been the recent development of regional nerve blocks for breast and abdominal...

Obsessed With Tension

What Causes Scarring from Plastic Surgery? After genetics, the most important factor for achieving a perfect scar is avoiding tension on the skin closure; this is established at the time of the operation. The skin as an organ is designed to keep out the environment,...

Lo Barato es Mas Carro

Is Cheap Plastic Surgery Worth the Price? “Lo Barato es mas carro” is a Spanish term that translates to “the cheaper it is the more expensive it becomes”. This is very appropriate in the field of cosmetic surgery. I often see patients who are willing to consider going...

No Trauma No Drama

The skin as an organ is designed to keep out the environment, and therefore has an enormous amount of immunologic cells. When the skin is injured with a surgical procedure or if there is significant tension placed on the skin, there is an increased recruitment of...

Living a Healthy Skin Lifestyle

Being a Plastic and Reconstructive surgeon who literally cuts into skin for a living, I have a unique perspective on assessing a person’s health from the inside out. There is no question that one’s habits have a profound effect on their body. The skin is the body’s...

How a Facelift Can Boost Confidence

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, as the old adage goes. As much as it is romantic for people to cling to the romantic idealism the saying imparts, it is fair to say that those words can barely hold a candle to the reality of life. There are various factors that...

How Plastic Surgery Can Help You Achieve Your Ideal Look

In today's world, the concept of beauty has been thoroughly defined by media. Print media, television, films, and the Internet constantly feature exquisite specimens of beauty that can easily bring a wave of doubt and dissatisfaction to people who aren’t as blessed....

Dr. Paul Chasan Discusses Body Contouring

Diet and exercise are the best methods for improving the appearance of ones body.  Despite eating well and a regular exercise program, there are those unwanted bulges that never seem to go away.  Those bulges are localized accumulations of fat that are under the...

Dr. Chasan Discusses Improving The Result Of Abdominoplasty

How to Improve A Tummy Tuck One of the more challenging cosmetic surgery goals is to obtain depth of the umbilicus in the thin multiparious woman when performing abdominoplasty, or "tummy tuck". The technique described allows for a predictable and natural appearing...