Should Parents Worry About the Effects of Anesthesia in Children?

It is currently estimated that nearly 6 million children (including 1.5 million infants) undergo surgery requiring general anesthesia each year in the United States. (National Hospital Discharge Survey: 2005 annual summary with detailed diagnosis and procedure data. Vital Health Stat 2007; 13:1-209.) For the past decade, several studies suggest a correlation between early exposure to […]

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Six Effective Ways to Reduce Scarring After Plastic Surgery

One of the most common questions that comes up in plastic surgery is whether there will be a scar. Plastic surgery is NOT scarless! There’s no such thing as scarless surgery. However, there are ways to make incisions small and well-placed (surgeon-dependent) or make them heal quickly and fade (patient-dependent).  Understanding Why Scarring Happens Scarring is […]

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Tumors as Causes of Facial Paralysis

The occurrence of facial paralysis and finding a treatment regimen that works may prove to be quite challenging for both patients and their significant others. Here at our Beverly Hills reconstructive surgery practice, an individualized treatment approach for facial paralysis has provided outcomes that are effective both functionally and cosmetically for our patients. Finding out […]

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Three Things That Can Hinder a Quick and Safe Recovery from Plastic Surgery

No one wants to spend an uncomfortably long time recovering from plastic surgery, may it be from a tummy tuck or a breast reconstruction here at our Beverly Hills cosmetic surgery practice. While choosing an experienced plastic surgeon can help you achieve a safe and comfortable recovery after surgery, there are some other things that […]

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What If Your Child Has a Port Wine Stain

The appearance of vascular birthmarks is very common among newborns. However, it’s not uncommon for new parents to feel worried and concerned when they find out that their child has a noticeable birthmark. Here at our Beverly Hills plastic surgery practice, we assure parents that majority of these birthmarks are harmless. In some cases, these birthmarks will […]

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