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Dr. Buchanan quoted on RealSelf Blog

Dr. Buchanan quoted on RealSelf Blog

Dr. Buchanan was recrntly quoted on’s blog as an expert discussing the risks of Liposuction. The quote was from a comment he made elsewhere regarding this subject. To view the article go to the RealSelf Blog Post

Dr. Buchanan attends Aesthetic Society Meeting

Dr. Buchanan recently returned fron Boston where he attended the American Society for Aesthetic Surgery meeting. This is the largest gathering in the world of Plastic Surgeons specializing in cosmetic surgery. The meeting provides in depth education on all aspects of aesthetic surgery. Dr. Buchanan concentrated on new techniques in facial rejuvenation, Injectables, breast reduction and lift and Lipoabdominoplasty (Liposuction combined with Tummy Tuck). Not only did he attend the educational sessions, but could discuss the procedures with other Plastic Surgeons doing similar procedures. Additionally, he could peruse all the new products available to improve delivery the quality of care and results.

Dr. Buchanan Featured in Paper for Memorial Day

Dr. Buchanan was featured on the front page of the Highlands Newspaper Memorial Day edition. The article highlighted his service in the early 70’s to the Marines in Vietnam during the US involvement there. The article discusses his experience there and how it impacted his abilities since. It also mentions use of these abilities later after the Oklahoma City bombing that resulted in his receiving the AMA Medal of Valor. For more see

Lynne Girard participates in 3-day retreat on skin care and anti-aging.

Lynne Girard, Medical Esthetician for the Center for Plastic Surgery, in Highlands, North Carolina, was recently on the Expert Roundtable at a hands-on wellness weekend sponsored by The Old Edwards Inn in Highlands. The symposium focused on the art, science and inner wisdom of skin, beauty and confidence. The 3-day retreat drew a crowd of people who were eager to hear the panel discussions, as well as view individual demonstrations on health, fitness, lifestyle and anti-aging options. The Center for Plastic Surgery generously donated a beautiful basket with Obagi products and gift certificate to introduce the advantages of anti-aging through proper skin care.

Welcome to Our Blog!

Welcome to our blog! Within this regularly updated feature of my website, I will provide visitors with practice news and specials, as well as information regarding the most recent technological advances and new treatments in plastic surgery.

I believe that patient education and open communication with your doctor are the keys to achieving healthy, aesthetically-pleasing results and patient satisfaction, which is why I strive to provide the highest quality of surgical care for patients of all ages. This is done by combining technical skill and broad experience with cutting-edge technology for impeccable medical and cosmetic results.

I sincerely appreciate you taking the time to visit my new blog. Please check back often to learn about the latest news, updates and additions to the practice and within the field of plastic surgery, and feel free to post comments and/or suggestions on any posts that you find of interest.