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Dr. Robert W. Alexander

Plastic Surgery
Blanchard, ID
48 years experience

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Plastic Surgery

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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert W. Alexander
Plastic Surgery 48 years experience
Yes: The "bags" in the eyelids is a result of loss of elasticity plus weaking and stretching of a small fibrous band (septum) which permits the bulges to s... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert W. Alexander
Plastic Surgery 48 years experience
Maybe: Depends on the extent of marks and how high they extend above the belly button. Also, you must have enough excess skin to lift and pull down for remo... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert W. Alexander
Plastic Surgery 48 years experience
Maybe: It is decided by the cause of the bump. If on the surface and not dangerous, some will treat skin "bumps" with liquid nitrogen or topical treatments.... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert W. Alexander
Plastic Surgery 48 years experience
Yes: It is very common. Often md will suggest head elevation and moist, warm packs be applied for the first several days to weeks to assist in reduction o... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert W. Alexander
Plastic Surgery 48 years experience
No: Depending on many factors, augmentation with artificial implants should be considered a procedure which will be repeated within 6-10 year periods. Im... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert W. Alexander
Plastic Surgery 48 years experience
No: Typically it is the other way around....That is, low self esteem is a motivating factor for many to seek consultation and surgery to deal with an area... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert W. Alexander
Plastic Surgery 48 years experience
Varies: Depends on scar location, size, character, cause, etc. Revisions start at mechanical dermabrasion for surface irregularities and go to excision of th... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert W. Alexander
Plastic Surgery 48 years experience
Maybe: Depends on your face/neck and aging change extent. Often use of fillers, fat grafting or minimally invasive tightening (like radiofrequency use), and... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert W. Alexander
Plastic Surgery 48 years experience
Yes: Most likely the ganglion cyst (which is associated with the synovial shealth) is felt by the doctor. They can change position and size slightly, whic... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert W. Alexander
Plastic Surgery 48 years experience
Surgical Removal: Reduction of sagging and hanging skin typically requires surgical removal. The extent of surgery is dependent on amount of excess, and is often coupl... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Alexander is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Medical/Graduate school

University of Florida College of Medicine, FL
Graduated 1974MD
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