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Dr. Robert Brueck

Plastic Surgery
Fort Myers, FL
49 years experience

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Fort Myers, FL

Address

3700 Central Ave, Fort Myers, FL
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Teachers Protective Mutual Life Insurance Company

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About

Bio

I am a board certified plastic surgeon with almost 34 years of private practice experince.I am fellowship trasined in cosmetic surgery.I also treat hyperhidrosis or excessive sweating.Living here in Florida I also treat alot of people with skin cancers

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

Languages spoken

English, German

Doctor Q&A

170 Answers
10 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
Scar post surgery: The first step is to go to a board certified plastic surgeon to see the extent of the scar.It may require some injections or may need to be dermabrade... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
This : This is the choice of the doctor.I think you could go back to having sex after 2 weeks but every doctor is different and i would follow his/hers instr... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
Soemtimes : Soemtimes a surgeon may incorporate soem upper body lifting with an arm lift.It dpends on what the patient needs and where the loose skin is.www.beaut... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
I : I think they are part of the noermal aging process.Some people get more than others and when you question them they have a family history of it.They a... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
I : I wouls say the minimum time would be 10-12 days and again it depends on what type of work you do.If you do office work i think this would be adequate... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
This : This garment helps to contrl swelling and edema.Also it helps the skin to uniforml;y shrink so there are no folds of skin.Also it helps with comfort.w... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
I : I think Botox or Dysport will help but rather than inject fillers i would resurface with a peel or dermabrasion or laser.That will give a longer lasti... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
There : There is very little swelling on the outside if you are only having a septum done.The swelling on the septum should be gone for the most part in 3-4 w... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
Which : Which direction to go really depends on what aspect of your body shape bothers you the most.That is the part i would dofirst.I tell all of my post bar... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
The : The answer is simple.You need to have soem type of lift performed based on how much excess skin or drooping you have.Realize there will be additinoal ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
If : If you are having IV sedation you should have soemone stay with you that first nite and after that you should be fine.www.beautybybrueck.com.
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
Usually : Usually the swelling peaks in 3-4 days and by the end of 3-4 weeks 80-90 percent is gone.www.beautybybrueck.com.
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
They : They really don't last so i would save my money but if you did, you could return in a few days.www.beautybybrueck.com.
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
It : It is possible to die from any operation even removal of a small skin lesion, ie you could have a massive heart attack in the removal of a tiny lesion... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
In : In my experience it depends on the technique.If it is done as a free nipple graft much of the sensation will be gone.Doing a pedicle technique will do... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
Theer : Theer really is no recovery time.I usually have patients put a little ice on the area to minimize bruising.www.beautyby brueck.Com.
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
Yes : Yes they can be.I would probably do the bleph first followed by the rhinoplasty.They would be doen as an outpatient.www.beautybybrueck.com.
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
You : You may need a necklift or a face/necklift or soemthing more minimal such as a quicklift.This would be determined by what you want and your exam.The m... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
For : For the most part there will be drains unless the surgeon is not doing alot of undermining where you separate the skin and fat from the muscles.But fo... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
If : If all you have is a little extra fatty tissue then this would be perfect for you.www.beautybybrueck.com.
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
It : It can occur following a tummy tuck.Prevention is number one.During the procedure we have a patient have pneumatic compression stockings.Once home I h... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
A : A lot depends on what type of work.If you are in an office doing office type work usually a week.If you do heavy lifting a minimum of 2-3 weeks.www.be... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
Lipo : Lipo may be the answer.It depends on what is the cause of the bulge.I would suspect that it is due to a weakness in your abdominal wall from the c-sec... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
It : It depends on the area being teated.If it is a localized area such as say the knees then that may be all that is needed but if your are doing flanks, ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
I : I am not so sure that a deep plane facelift will necessarily give you the best or a better result.Going to a good surgeon who has a lot of experience ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
This : This can happen and may be stiffness due to immobility or a sensory nerve could have been injured which will recover.Sensory nerves provide feeling an... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
For : For the most part yes it may have to be repeated to maintain the gains you got.The aging process will continue and in the face, for example, obne of t... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
You : You want soewmthing that is effective and meso is not.This is not fda approved and it is not worth spending a lot of money on it till it is perfected... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
Abdominal : Abdominal fat from around the belly button can be removed with only local .It cannot be the whole abdomen.There is only so much Lidocaine or numbing m... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
If : If the majority of the skin is in your upper thighs then that is where the incision should be and carried arouind the back to the gluteal crease.No ma... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
I : I would wait until your weight has stabilized and you are not losing any more weight.You don't want to have a tuck and then lose another 40 pounds.So ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
The : The pain is minimal but patients can place iced compresses over the area to be injected and this will minimize the pain.www.beautybybrueck.com.
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
Fat : Fat is a good choice for deep folds/wrinkles and areas of depression on the face due to the loss of fat but it is not good for fine lines.www.beautyby... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
Several : Several areas can be done depending on the availability of donor areas.That may be the limiting factor.www.beautybybrueck.com.
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
There : There really are no studies to determine that.I would say it will not affect the diabetes at all.
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
Usually : Usually with running i would lay off for 3-4 weeks to be on the safe side.www.beautybybrueck.com.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
Benign soft tissue m: Since she is developing several i suspect they are probably little benign lipomas.I think she should have some removed and sent for analysis.As they g... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
If : If your overall health is good then they can be doen at the same time.www.beautybybrueck.com.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
Pain breast: This is often due to the capsule pulling on sensory nerves.As the capsule contracts it pulls on these nerves.Take soem advil (ibuprofen) or the like f... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
Pain in cosmetic sur: Pain is very subjective.Also the pain will depend on what procedure is being performed.Usually body contouring will be more uncomfortable than say a f... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
Swelling posdt wt lo: Usually all the swelling will be gone in 2-3 months and if the lose skin is excessive then your only option would be to surgically remove it.It will n... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
After : After any type of skin rejunvenation there will be a period of crusting and reddness and this will last several days.The deeper one goes the longer th... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
I : I have not had anyone allergicto juvaderm but it would be easy to do a test dose to see if you were.Then the question is answered.www.beautybybrueck.
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
What : What you are experiencing is encapsulation.All breasts get a capsule and soemtimes that capsule can be very hard.It does not mean that it has ruptured... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
Tummy tuck risks: There are risks with any surgery and this is one.The most imporatnt thing to remeber is early ambulation to minimize blood clots.
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
No : No Botox wll not help this.You have to get soem surgery to correct sagging jawlines or hide it with perhaps some injections such as fat.www.beautybybr... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
Hyperpigmentation : Hyperpigmentation can occur after any inflammation to the skin.I like the /obagi skin care line because it has a skin bleaching cream and can be very ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
I : I give it to my patients but i tell them try tylenol (acetaminophen) first and if you need more effective control then do the vicodin or percocet.Usua... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
Usually : Usually this is a separate procedure and again it depends on the surgeon.www.beautybybrueck.com.
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
If : If the sutures are easily reached i remove them in a week or so.The others will usually be gone in a few weeks.www.beautybybrueck.com.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Brueck is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Brueck is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This made me feel good. Thanks! What is an indirect or direct incision concerning a turkey neck
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Illinois College of Medicine, IL
Graduated 1973MD
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