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Dr. Jason Lichten

Plastic Surgery
Lancaster, OH
24 years experience male

Locations

Central Ohio Plastic Surgery

Columbus, OH

Address

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

My office hours

Tuesday: 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
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Plastic Surgery

Doctor Q&A

279 Answers
44 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Probably, but don't: The only thing i would add here is that, while I do not offer Botox injections to patients who are pregnant, and i suggest you avoid it if you are or ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Follow up: I agree with the discussion about excision of basal cell carcinomas, but you should also be very diligent about follow up. The statistics say that on... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Botox: Botox is a purified protein that, when injected into muscles, causes muscles to relax. If the muscle is in spasm, Botox blocks the nerve transmission... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Ceratopic: My patients have also found good improvement with the use of ceratopic, by skinmedica. This can be purchased in many physician offices. We also have... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
In Ohio ...: Where i practice in columbus, ohio, the cost for breast augmentation with saline implants is $4500 and silicone implants is $5300. This includes surg... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Facial Balance: One of the most important things in evaluating the nose, chin and face is facial balance. Chin implants are one way that plastic surgeons can help ac... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
3 months: For most patients the effects will last longer, but the company and fda recommend at least 3 months. Depending on the dose, some patients may conside... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Very good: Like any treatment, as long as expectations are reasonable, the fraxel can get very good improvement (not perfection) in skin rejuvenation.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Implants?: 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 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
If not broke ..: There is a saying that if it isn't broken, don't fix it. If you have no problems or concerns with your implants, you do not need to have them replace... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
4-6 weeks: I usually recommend to my patients to go at least 4-6 weeks after a tummy tuck before any vigourous exercise or strenuous activity. Sex would put th... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Fit the chest: We use implant profile to help keep the implants looking natural on a woman's chest. There area a variety of profiles which allow us to choose larger... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
About $6000: In my practice outside of columbus, ohio, tummy tuck costs about $6000. I would caution you against price shopping for any surgery as you may end up ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
It: It has been said the first step to run a marathon is to simply take the first step.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Different Fraxel: There are different fraxel lasers. In my practice in ohio, the fraxel re:pair for skin resurfacing is $2000-3000 for a single treatment, which is all... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
They should not: Breast implants should not pop with changes in pressurization from flying in an airplane or scuba diving.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Most are: The majority of my patients who get breast reduction tell me that they wish they had the procedure 5 years earlier. Most note significant improvement... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Personal Decision: Any surgery has risks and benefits and breast implants are no different. The best thing is to have a consultation with a board certified plastic surg... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Pick a good surgeon: Discuss with your surgeon what you want to accomplish with surgery and what your concerns are. If you find a surgeon who is board certified in plasti... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Referral: Ask your primary medical doctor for a recommendation of a reputable doctor in your area. You can also check with the local medical societies, or cont... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
In Ohio ...: In ohio, where i practice, the typical facelift ranges from $5000 and up, depending on whether you are treating the cheeks, neck, brow, eyelids or sur... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
When needed: People have heard that you need to change the implants every 10 years. In reality, you only need to change the implants if there is a problem. On av... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Prevention: The best thing you can do at your home to protect your appearance and decrease the formation of wrinkles is to (1) protect your skin from the sun thro... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Always risks: Any surgical procedure carries risks, and tummy tuck is no exception. The things you can do to minimize your risk is to see a board certified plastic... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 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
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Tendons,Nerves,Blood: In addition to the skin on the finger which needs to be closed, there are other vital structures in the fingers that may need prompt attention by a do... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Surgery: Breast augmentation with saline or silicone implants is one of the most common operations performed by plastic surgeons. No natural enhancement, exerc... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Safe, I believe: This topic has been deabted and there are many stories on the internet about silicone implants and the lawsuits of the early 1990's. I believe, based... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Personal: We often get obsessed with trying to figure out what plastic surgery procedures stars have had. Realize that the decision to have plastic surgery sho... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Yes: A belt lipectomy, lower body lift, or abdominoplasty are all options for treating loose skin around the lower abdomen, back and upper lateral thighs. ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Personal: 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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 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 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Breathing problems: Most often, a deviated septum can lead to difficulty breathing though the nose, chronic infections, and cosmetic deformities of the nose. Septoplasty... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 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 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Surgical enhancement: Breast augmentation is one of the most common procedures performed by plastic surgeons. It is typically done to enhance the size of a woman's breasts... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Safe, I believe: Depending on your overall health, two months should be plenty of time for your body to recover aster breast augmentation to have another surgery.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Abdominoplasty: A tummy tuck, is a surgical procedure to remove loose, excess skin from the abdominal wall (including lower stretch marks) and tighten muscles of the ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Facial: Facial balance is often the key. A patient who has issues with their nose may need a chin implant.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
When needed: People have heard that you need to change the implants every 10 years. In reality, you only need to change the implants if there is a problem. On av... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Don't be fooled: Microdermabrasion will do very little long term to fix problems in the skin like stretch marks. Do not be fooled by practitioners who tell you they c... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Personal choice: Rhinoplasty surgery is a common surgical practice to help shape and contour a person's nose; correct congenital or traumatic deformities; or restore g... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Implants?: 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
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Ask for help: While health insurance is expensive, you should not compromise your health. The hospital where you were seen may have assistance programs or you may ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 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 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Physician consent: In an emergency licensing situation tif wo physicians agree that surgery is necessary and potentially life saving then they can give consent so you st... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Ask: Ask what board they are certified in before letting any doctor perform plastic surgery.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Lift - no: Breast lift is cosmetic and not covered. Breast reduction includes a breast lift and my sometimes be covered if enough weight is removed.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 24 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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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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Thanks for your quick reply! Much obliged for you taking time out of your day to answer my question:-) kind regards
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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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