Dr. Jason Lichten

Plastic Surgery
Lancaster, OH
25 years experience male

Locations

Central Ohio Plastic Surgery

Columbus, OH

Address

85 McNaughten Road, Suite 130, Columbus, OH, US
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

UnitedHealthcare

Medical Mutual of Ohio

Mount Carmel Health Plan

Anthem BC Life & Health Insurance Company

CIGNA Health Care

Humana Insurance Company

Central Ohio Plastic Surgery

Lancaster, OH

About

Bio

Jason B. Lichten, MD, FACS is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the current President of the Columbus Society of Plastic Surgeons. He is the founder and director of Central Ohio Plastic Surgery, Inc. with offices in Columbus and Lancaster, Ohio. He offers a full range of plastic, reconstructive, and cosmetic surgeries including breast and body contouring, facial rejuvenation, and breast reconstruction. Dr. Lichten maintains that patient satisfaction begins with skilled surgical technique, but he is also dedicated to providing personalized patient care throughout each phase of treatment and recovery.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Plastic Surgery

Doctor Q&A

279 Answers
44 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
Consider surgery: Many patients consider plastic surgery to deal with the loose skin of the abdomen, breasts, arms, thighs or face that remains after massive weight los... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
Surgery/Injection: There are many options to try to deal with this difficult problem that has a high recurrence rate. Injections with steroids, surgical excision or rad... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
Plastic Surgeon: Most plastic surgeons take before and after photos of their patients who have surgery. For my patients who have given me permission to share their pi... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
Botox: Botox is a purified protein that, when injected into muscles, causes muscles to relax. This leads to decreased wrinkling in the skin over the treated... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
Board Certification : I would make sure your surgeon is board certified in either plastic surgery or facial plastic surgery, has an extensive experience with rhinoplasty, a... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
Options exist: Consult with a board certified plastic surgeon or dematologist to evaluate your personal options. This may include lasers, chemical peels, dermabrasi... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
Scars are permanent: While scars are permanent, there are different treatments that can help minimize, fade or hide surgical scars. Talk to a board-certified plastic surg... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
Not a substitute: Liposuction is effective in treating areas of fat that are resistant to diet and exercise not a substitute for healthy eating habits and lifestyle. ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
Board Certification : I would make sure your surgeon is board certified in plastic surgery, has an extensive experience with breast surgery, and check for the recommendatio... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
Multiple options: There are many different scar creams out there with varying degrees of science behind them and clinical information. In my office, we offer skinmedic... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
Privacy: Your medical history should be kept private. That said, it is important to share all your medical history, including previous plastic surgery, with a... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
Shaped or round?: If you get shaped implants, they should be textured to avoid rotation of the implants. If they are round, they can be smooth.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
SkinMedica: One new product that has just come out is "scar recovery" from skinmedica. We have found good early results with it's use so we now include it with o... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
Upper vs. Lower: A mini-tummy tuck will not address looseness of the upper abdomen, only the skin below the belly button. It is still surgery, usually done with gener... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
I've never seen it: I've never seen any scientific literature or patient studies that show any real improvement. I thnk a consultation with a board certified plastic sur... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
Many options: There is a condition called hyperhidrosis which is excessive persperation. This can happen in the armpits, hands or feet. There are different option... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
Many options: There is a condition called hyperhidrosis which is excessive persperation. This can happen in the armpits, hands or feet. There are different option... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
Tummy Tuck: After getting back into good habits with diet and exercise after having a child, many women consider plastic surgery to get back their pre-baby body. ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
3 months: Usually i recommend that women be done having children before getting a tummy tuck. Beyond that, i recommend waiting at least 3 months after finishin... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
Options exist: Consult with a board certified plastic surgeon or dematologist to evaluate your personal options. This may include lasers, chemical peels, dermabrasi... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
You may need surgery: Often for patients who have lost large amounts of weight, surgery is required, such as a tummy tuck, to remove loose skin and stretch marks. See a bo... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
Scars are permanent: While scars are permanent, there are different treatments that can help minimize, fade or hide surgical scars. Talk to a board-certified plastic surg... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
Filler or implant?: If you want to augment the volume in your lips, most commonly a sot tissue filler made of hyaluronic acid (a normal component of the skin) such as Res... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
Smoking never "safe": Smoking has so many health risks including the way in which it adversly affects healing, so you will never get a doctor to tell you it's safe to smoke... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
Depends on surgeon: There are many different options for treating the area under the chin and neck. Liposuction is one option that can provide excellent results in the r... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
Insurance covered.: Breast reconstruction surgery is a common surgical practice to help restore and recreate a woman's breasts following a mastectomy for breast cancer. S... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
Varies: In general, silicone implants look, act and feel more natural. However, it depends on the size of the breast implant and how much native breast tissu... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
No natural augment: I suspect you are asking about ways to increase breast size without surgery. I've never seen any scientific literature or patient studies that show a... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
Beware cheap surgery: I try to discourage my patients from price shopping for surgery. While i understand that cost is a factor, i believe it is much more important that y... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
Some: There can be changes in sensation of the nipples after breast reduction. Most of the time this is not an issue, but it can happen. Most patients not... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
Personal choice: Breast reconstruction surgery is a common surgical practice to help restore and recreate a woman's breasts following a mastectomy for breast cancer. S... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
Whatever you think: In addition to the other answers given here, do not hesitate to ask any question that comes to mind. The only bad question is the one you don't ask.
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
Varies: Depending on the technique, you should expect pain to start getting better after a couple days and range of motion and strength to slowly improve over... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
Filler or implant?: If you want to augment the volume in your lips, most commonly a sot tissue filler made of hyaluronic acid (a normal component of the skin) such as Res... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
You can try: Some women with or without breast implants are not able to produce enough milk to exclusively breast feed. Women with breast implants can try breast f... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
Should not affect: Zerona should not affect breast implants. For me, i'm not sure what zerona really does for fat reduction, but that is a topic for another thread. I ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
Surgery: Augmentation with implant or fat transfer are common operations performed by plastic surgeons. No natural enhancement, exercise or other "non-surgical... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
Not Cosmetic Surgery: Tummy tuck is done for cosmetic reasons to improve the contour of the abdomen, so it is usually considered an out-of-pocket, non-covered expense by mo... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
I've never seen it: I've never seen any scientific literature or patient studies that show any real improvement without surgery. I thnk a consultation with a board certi... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
No: You still need to do self breast examination and annual mammograms (after age 40), but there is no link between implants and breast cancer.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
Vary: There are multiple risks and benefits for every surgery and breast augmentation is no different. Consult with a board certified plastic surgeon to re... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
No reason not to try: Some women with or without breast implants are not able to produce enough milk to exclusively breast feed. Women with breast implants can try breast ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
Options exist: Consult with a board certified plastic surgeon or dematologist to evaluate your personal options. This may include lasers, chemical peels, dermabrasi... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
Board Certified: Check the asps website at www.Plasticsurgery.Org to find a member surgeon who will be board certified by the american board of plastic surgery and set... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
Not worth the risk: Botox and ha injections have not been studied in pregnant women so the answer is no, do not get cosmetic injections while you are pregnant.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
Over-resection: Sometimes you may see a defect or a visible depression in an area where liposuction was done. This may represent over-resection of tissue with the li... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
Get removed: There has been much made about the risk of ruptured silicone implants. The recommendation from the fda is to have any ruptured silicone implants remo... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
Trust your instincts: First, check out the doctor's credentials. Make sure you find a plastic surgeon who is certified by the american board of plastic surgery. Second, m... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
Options exist: Consult with a board certified plastic surgeon or dematologist to evaluate your personal options. This may include lasers, chemical peels, dermabrasi... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
For you: Like any plastic surgery procedure, you should do Botox because it is something that bothers you and you are doing the treatment for yourself and not ... Read More
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Testimonials
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Dr. Aaron Gorin
Dec 2, 2012
I endorse this doctor.
HealthTap member
Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Lichten is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Lichten is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thank you for your response. I actually posted the question after calling my surgeon. She said it was normal, but I had doubts. I used health tap to hear another opinion. Because of Heath tap, I'm goi...Read More
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, PA
Graduated 1998MD

Awards

Leon Ginzburg Award
Top Doctor, Third Place, Columbus, OH - Winter
2013
Most Influential, Third Place, Columbus, OH - Winter
2013

Affiliations

American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
American College of Surgeons

Publications

Tips to Help Families Stay Safe in the Sun This Summer
Women Have Choices After a Mastectomy
Mommy Makeovers
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