REALITIES IN PLASTIC SURGERY

REALITIES IN PLASTIC SURGERY

People have always been fascinated with Plastic Surgery. Consequently stories abound and some of these have led to misconceptions about this field. The purpose of this discussion is to dispel myths surrounding Plastic Surgery and to expose the realities. MYTHS AND...
KELOIDS

KELOIDS

Not all skin is the same. The different types of skin have been classified regarding their color and reaction to sunlight (click Skin Types for more information). In this section you will find answers to questions that people often have regarding hypertrophic scars...
SKIN TYPES FITZPATRICK´S CLASSIFICATION

SKIN TYPES FITZPATRICK´S CLASSIFICATION

All the skin is not created equal. There is a variety of skin tissue types including color, texture and thickness. For the most part, skin type is determined by heredity but is influenced by diet and exposure to the sun’s rays. Certain skin types respond well to...
RECOMMENDATIONS BEFORE AND AFTER YOUR SURGERY

RECOMMENDATIONS BEFORE AND AFTER YOUR SURGERY

Follow all the instructions that the Anesthesiologist and I have given to you. General anesthesia requires a minimum of 8 hours of fasting. This means that your stomach must be completely empty (no solids, no liquids-including water-for at least 8 hours before the...
FINANCIAL AND MONEY ISSUES

FINANCIAL AND MONEY ISSUES

“Rich is a person that enjoys good health, is in touch with his feelings, loves himself, makes the money he (she) wants in the work he (she) loves, saves a little for a future use, and has relations who contribute to him/her and to whom he/she contributes”  – Phil...
EMOTIONS AND PLASTIC SURGERY

EMOTIONS AND PLASTIC SURGERY

Human Emotions derive from that part we cannot either touch or measure, which are not subject to scientific authentication. Body sensations, on the contrary, are more discernible, although they are subjective. They derive from our five senses. Human being experience...
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