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Yearly Archives: 2010

I’m OK Being “Plan B”

Plastic Surgeon in Denver Colorado

Earlier this week, I spent a half hour with one of those interesting, confident, has-her-act-together patients who help make my job fun.  She was seeing me for concerns she had with her abdomen and thighs, which were somewhat fuller than she would have preferred, and she had a PLAN. “I have a trainer, I have talked with a friend who … Read more

A Plea for Honesty About Cohesive Implants

Breast augmentation specialist Dr. Andrew Wolfe weighs in on his experience with cohesive implants at his Denver-based practice

There continues to be confusion surrounding the different types of silicone implants, specifically regarding what is and what is not a “cohesive” or “gummy” implant.  I believe that some of this confusion is, unfortunately, being caused by other Plastic surgeons who, either through ignorance or intentional misdirection, are misinforming patients. I have seen a number of breast augmentation consults who … Read more

How fantastic is liposuction?

Liposuction can create wonderful body transformations. Localized areas of fat excess can be reduced, leaving behind a person’s natural, more attractive body contours undisturbed by these bulges. BUT… as I was reminded this morning during a consultation with a patient that had previous liposuction, it has it’s limitations. A 43 year old woman had lost about 50 pounds leaving her … Read more

On the perception of aging…

A patient I recently saw in consultation for a Mini-facelift asked an interesting question: “Do facelift patients have a hard time adjusting to their new, younger appearance?”  Without hesitation, my answer was “No”. As I thought about it, I realized why, and a quick internet search confirmed my suspicion.  A common comment from patients is, “I’m here for a consult because how I … Read more

Pearl Fusion: The Latest in Lasers

We all want flawless, youthful skin.  Unfortunately, fine lines, sunspots, and uneven skin tone plague many of us over (and under!) the age of thirty.  While many have tried lotions, potions and lasers to get their glow on, the results are often underwhelming.  In addition, the downtime that some procedures require can be too much to justify when measured against … Read more