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Center For Plastic Surgery Blog

Reconstructive Plastic Surgery For Children

It may be a controversial topic, but there are many situations in which it’s acceptable for a child to undergo plastic surgery, especially if it’s to correct accidental damage or a congenital deformity. These procedures are done for physical reconstruction and self-confidence issues as opposed to purely cosmetic reasons. Accident Reconstruction. Children can be accident Read the Rest   &#x25B6


Microdermabrasion De-Mystified

If tighter, smoother facial skin is on your “beauty” wish-list but you are a bit timid about injections or invasive surgical procedures, a Microdermabrasion treatment may be right for you. Exactly what is Microdermabrasion? To break it down, micro means very small or tiny; derm has to do with the skin (as in “dermatologist”); to Read the Rest   &#x25B6


Acne – It’s Causes and Treatment Options

Acne, especially adult acne, is common. Adolescents suffer, that is true, but an increasing number of our older patients visit us to discuss their acne flare-ups. Good hygiene, healthy eating and staying hydrated are all important considerations in the fight against acne. But sometimes, even these things don’t seem to help. If you are dealing Read the Rest   &#x25B6


Don’t Look Down, you may Notice that you’re Aging!

Over the course of history, humans have been all-but consumed with personal beauty. Perhaps we want to mimic nature. Perhaps we are narcissists. Or maybe, just maybe, we realize that confidence comes in part by our appearance, and we simply want to maximize what we have been given. Whatever your reason for wanting to maintain Read the Rest   &#x25B6


Seven Excellent Reasons To Try One Of Our Chemical Peels

Why you need a chemical peel? A chemical peel can make a huge difference in the way your skin looks and feels. Peels are fast, effective and very popular.  If you’ve considered a chemical peel and are curious to learn more, read on. Dr. Buchanan specializes in providing his patients with glowing, youthful, skin, and Read the Rest   &#x25B6


What Do You Know About Wrinkles?

If you are a man or woman “of a certain age,” the aging of your body and skin manifests itself in countless ways, facial wrinkles being one of the most visible and obvious. Why wrinkles? What’s the main causes of wrinkly skin? The sun’s UV and UVB rays resulting in an unbalance between the skin Read the Rest   &#x25B6


The Truth about Artificial Sweeteners

For decades dieters and diabetics have used artificial sweeteners to reduce sugar intake in an attempt to lose weight or control their diabetes. Multiple studies have shown that this does not work. One study split a number of people with metabolic syndrome (prediabetes) who drank sodas into 3 groups. One stayed on the regular sodas, Read the Rest   &#x25B6


How to Get Baby Smooth Skin In Your 50’s and 60’s and Beyond

If you have children, grandchildren, or just like taking care of your friend’s children then you know there’s one thing everybody wishes they had that a baby does; smooth skin. A baby’s skin is ineviable because it’s not only flaw-free, but it is also hydrated and soft— something we all wish for. As we age, Read the Rest   &#x25B6


Myths about the Sun and Protection from it:

We all think we know about the sun, what it does to us and how to protect ourselves from it. Unfortunately, most of us really do not know what we need to know. A great deal of this is because most of the people who write about this and even many Dermatologists and Plastic Surgeons Read the Rest   &#x25B6


Radiesse® Vs Juvederm Voluma®, What’s the Difference?

Let’s face it: unless you’re a teenager trying to pass for 21, no matter how old you are, you want to look younger. Because aging gracefully is now more attainable than ever, there are a variety of surgical and non-invasive treatments that we offer patients here at the Center for Plastic Surgery. Whether you’re in Read the Rest   &#x25B6