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Dr. Lawrence Ruf

Plastic Surgery
Savannah, GA
53 years experience

Locations

Office

Savannah, GA

Address

7208 Hodgson Mem. Dr., Savannah, GA
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Specialties
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Plastic Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

8 Answers
10 Agrees
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Ruf
Plastic Surgery 53 years experience
Age,vein,artery,diab: As we age leg hair seems to become more sparse with thinner shafts. This may be accelerated by diseases that affect the large & small arteries & veins... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lawrence Ruf
Plastic Surgery 53 years experience
Only relative limits: It is worthwhile to review dr. Pollard's comments with which i agree. My youngest patient for facelift was 34yoa with a severe congenital facial asymm... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Ruf
Plastic Surgery 53 years experience
Yes: The more weight in the breast, the faster it sags, unless you support it in a good bra. Also, capsular contracture after a breast augmentation has bee... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Ruf
Plastic Surgery 53 years experience
Usually very happy: Breast reduction patients tend to be some of our happiestpatients. They come in with excess weight on their chest & shoulders, neck aches, & frequentl... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Ruf
Plastic Surgery 53 years experience
Yes: If the problem is located at the wrist, comes & goes, & involves little or no pain, but enlarges or shrinks depending on the use of the hand, it is pr... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Ruf
Plastic Surgery 53 years experience
No: All man made objects have a certain life expectancy. For breast implants, the fda says this is 10-20 yrs but most last 20 yrs. Over time, folding & un... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Ruf
Plastic Surgery 53 years experience
Usually: Generally if your breasts are obviously too large for your frame, you will appear to have lost weight. Even very large people will appear to have lost... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Ruf
Plastic Surgery 53 years experience
Large sagging breast: We may determine that you are a candidate, but insurance companies (including private, medicare, tricare, etc.) use a formula to see if you qualify fo... Read More

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HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Ruf is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Ruf is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This saved my life, Thank You!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Kentucky College of Medicine, KY
Graduated 1969MD
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