Category Archives: Facial Rejuvenation

Cosmetic Update from the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Cosmetic Physicians (Part 1)

0 Submitted by on Sun, 02 November 2014, 18:39
I was honored to be invited as moderator for the Annual Meeting of the 9th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Cosmetic Physicians. It was held on October 22-26, 2014 in Scottsdale, AZ. I am a medical advisor and embrace this society because it promotes cosmetic education without boundaries. I met cosmetic physicians from the United States, Canada, and Continue Reading...
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Cosmetic Laser Evolution – Great News for the Patient! Introducing the EXELO2 Laser

0 Submitted by on Mon, 10 September 2012, 12:29
A History of Cosmetic Lasers Introducing the EXELO2 Fractional Ablative CO2 Laser Patients always want the “latest and the greatest” technology and have been enamored with lasers since its inception because of movies like Star Wars. We even had a president (Ronald Reagan) who used this “Star Wars” idea to manipulate the international relationship with another world superpower (Soviet Union). Continue Reading...
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Chin Augmentation – The New Breast Augmentation?!?!

0 Submitted by on Sat, 19 May 2012, 08:07
Recently the American Society of Plastic Surgeons released the 2011 data on cosmetic procedures. There has been a 70+% increase in chin augmentation. Some have called it the new “Breast Augmentation”. The chin along with the forehead and nose, have a prominent role in facial symmetry and image. Men are considered more competent, athletic and virile who possess “strong chins”. Continue Reading...
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Nuances in treating the Male Cosmetic Patient

0 Submitted by on Sun, 19 February 2012, 10:58
Recently I was asked by Cosmetic Surgery Times, to contribute my thoughts on treating the male cosmetic patient. The question posed; “In what ways is the male aesthetic patient differnt from his female counterpart?” There are nuance differences between men and women. Below is an excerpt of my response from this article in a segment entitled Aesthetic Exchange. Cosmetic Surgery Continue Reading...
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Could your fat save your life?

0 Submitted by on Sun, 27 November 2011, 17:09
Could your fat save your life: Emphatically YES! But how? Well, we first have to look at the cosmetic medicine field. Yes, in this case the search for beauty may lead to health and longevity! There is a rapidly expanding field of medicine called Regenerative Medicine. I have alluded to such regenerative techniques in previous blogs about using one’s own Continue Reading...
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Health is beauty and beauty is health.

1 Submitted by on Sun, 20 November 2011, 21:54
Recently a recurring theme has been evident during patient consultations at my office. Many patients believe that they are requesting a cosmetic procedure to look better, younger, more attractive, etc. From an evolutionary perspective, we are part of the animal kingdom. Yes, we have a higher level of thought and emotions. Yet, we share two survival traits of all animals Continue Reading...
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Fat's where its at! For my face? A Brazilian Butt Lift?

1 Submitted by on Sat, 24 September 2011, 17:07
I have recently had the honor to be a speaker at the 2011 American Academy of Cosmetic Surgeons Fall meeting on the Big Island of Hawaii.  It was exciting not only to present our philosophy and technique of facial fat grafting but to learn from my colleagues.  To listen to Dr. Tom’s Ask the Expert Show on this topic, click onto the Continue Reading...
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Wake Up Sleeping Beauty!

0 Submitted by on Sat, 12 March 2011, 16:32
Awake Cosmetic Procedures Patients are increasingly demanding cosmetic procedures with as little downtime as possible. They want to walk out of a procedure without the drowsiness of general anesthesia. Now more than ever cosmetic procedures such as laser liposuction, tummy tucks, breast augementation and varicose vein laser surgery can be performed with just local anesthesia. This is a definite trend Continue Reading...
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Florida interest in Selphyl enhanced Fat Transfer

0 Submitted by on Sat, 19 February 2011, 08:27
Selphyl platelet rich plasma fibrin matrix or the Vampire Facelift is getting a lot of media attention.  I do believe that it’s biggest impact may be how it enhances facial fat grafting as featured on our web link: http://laserandvein.com/facialgrafting.php. A patient emailed me all the way from Florida about the use of Selphyl in facial fat grafting because of the Continue Reading...
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