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Case of the Month – June, 2018

This mini-facelift case illustrates the (many) limitations of a “thread-lift” or 2-hour (or less) “Lunchtime/Weekend Facelift.” Indeed, this 64 year-old woman had undergone one of these procedures six years prior (reportedly via a company that is now out-of-business) in an attempt to perform an “isolated lift” of her neck areas, and was left with a significant amount of hanging, excess … Read more

Who should I tell?

Everyone has a different level of comfort when it comes to transparency. The decision to have elective cosmetic surgery rarely happens easily. It’s hard enough to make the call for a consultation; let alone being naked in front of the surgeon for the body examination. After you become comfortable with your decision to have surgery, you are then faced with … Read more

I’m OK Being “Plan B”

Plastic Surgeon in Denver Colorado

Earlier this week, I spent a half hour discussing plastic surgery in my Denver, CO, office 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, … Read more

On the perception of aging …

A patient I recently saw in consultation for a mini-facelift at my practice in Denver, CO, 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 … Read more