Dr. Robert Schnarrs

Plastic Surgery
Norfolk, VA
38 years experience male

Locations

Office

Norfolk, VA

Address

400 West Brambleton Ave suite 300, Norfolk, VA
Directions

Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

About

Bio

Enjoy flying, a father of three grown children.

Specialties
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Plastic Surgery

Doctor Q&A

75 Answers
49 Agrees
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
38 years experience
Hard to answer: I feel you need to see your primary care doctor to see the rash and then he will determine what is the right course of action.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
38 years experience
Not really: This is more for scar lightening and massaging the scar, inward scar may require a filler to fill it in or in some cases a minor surgery to correct it... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
38 years experience
No it's not cosmetic: Some carriers will cover ths.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
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Breast implants: First science is not an exact, I have patients that have had them in for 20 years and then there are the patients that come back because they want to ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
38 years experience
Cyst: They can return, chances are the pouch or sack that the material fills up in has not been removed all the way, yes have it removed by a plastic surgeo... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
38 years experience
Yes : Lipoma is usually benign you can have it taken off under local we still would send off to pathology.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
38 years experience
Pain: Any pain unless you know yourself you strained a muscle most likely you need to see your internist. There may be something else going on.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
38 years experience
No: This may mean you need glasses or a change in your perscription see your eye doctor and ask questions.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
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38 years experience
Dental : Yes now when you can get in depends on how persistent you are.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
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Pec And bicep : After the implants are in wait 6 weeks when you start a work out regime the bulk will fill in around the implant. Many if our patients love the new de... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
38 years experience
Stretch marks : That is probably one of the hardest things surgically get rid of we can make them better looking with different products, laser or sometimes on stomac... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
38 years experience
Breast reconstructio: There are several answers one is depends if you have enough skin that we can insert a tissue expander which you would come in weekly to get saline pl... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
38 years experience
Breast augment : You can work out at 4 weeks post operative lifting, you can do a light work out in two weeks if it is walking or light treadmill.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
38 years experience
Yes and no: You will go to the courts and receive a name change as well as drivers lic.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
38 years experience
Depends: Depends what the scar is from, we can surgically repair it by performing a z plasty.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
38 years experience
Breast reconst: This is a personal preference of the patient. The options should be discussed with a board certified plastic surgeon, also do not be afraid to ask ho... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
38 years experience
Tendon repair : We do tendon repair with the use of a microscope, the tendon is like a rubber band if it is stretched or torn it takes microsurgery to repair it.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
38 years experience
California : This has to be prescribed by a medical doctor, boston i think does as well it depends on the state.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
38 years experience
Nipples: You can actually do a nipple reduction, minor procedure.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
38 years experience
Breast implant: We have performed surgery on patients that have one breast smaller than the other.Which can be at 17 years of age . We can answer questions you may ha... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
38 years experience
Depends: If you have undergone physical therapy i would advise you to see your surgeon, usually it's 6-8 weeks can be a few months if it was a severe tendon re... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
38 years experience
Yes: If you are a healthy adult, your board certified surgeon will walk you through the process of what is ideal for you. Under the muscle, over the muscl... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
38 years experience
Neck: Lipo can be performed it is usually caused by steroid use, high chance of seroma as well as wound dehiscence i would recommend going to your interna... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
38 years experience
Skin : Daily skin care regime retina a and obagi blender nightly afterv6 weeks laser which may work, depends how deep the scars are. Dermabrasion is an optio... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
38 years experience
No: This is a simple surgery, if you had a visual field study done prior to assure that your insurance company will pay.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
38 years experience
Mederma : Depends on if you want the scar to lightened up then you can use hydra condone if it is itching Hydrocortisone there also is silicone scar treatm... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
38 years experience
Check it out : Small or large if you can feel it you need to have it checked out, it could be nothing better safe than sorry, they can perform a simple procedure up... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
38 years experience
Ignore: Pressure ear rings for ears along with steroid injection excision then radiation treatment.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
38 years experience
Not from Latisse (bimatoprost) : Not at all.common pigmented yes red veins I personally have never seen this. Not something that I feel has to do with using the product. Stop for a.we... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
38 years experience
Medical : Facelift can be performed at any age i recommend after 60 medical clearance should be performed by your internist.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
38 years experience
Refining the skin : Refining the tissue on the face with microdermabrasion can make the skin look healthier as well as change the skin texture if used with other products... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
38 years experience
Exactly that: When ever anyone has a broken broke in hand or tendon damage there is a chance that nerve repair has to be performed, did you have surgery?
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
38 years experience
Obagi blue peel : It depends on if you have been on a skin care regime preparing your skin for the blue peel you can actually see a dramatic change after one.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
38 years experience
Depends: Scarring after weight loss can be entire torso if you require a torsoplasty, arms the procedure is brachioplasty, thigh lift all of these are surgerie... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
38 years experience
Excess skin: When you loose your baby weight you may consider a tummy tuck, if your planning on having more children you may choose to wait.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
38 years experience
A little : We use a topical cream called Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) first that helps numb the area we then cleanse the area and it seems to work.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
38 years experience
Insurance : This is a contract between you and your carrier, you can call and discussed this with your carrier. If you don't feel like you don't get the correct ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
38 years experience
No: I would not have transgender surgery done in thailand.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
38 years experience
Breast reduction: 4-6 weeks.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
38 years experience
No: There is no scientific proof that breast enlargement cream truly works.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
38 years experience
Yes: Even while your driving in a car sun still can do damage, skin seuticuals has a spf 50 i highly recommend see your dermatologist or plastic surgeon ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
38 years experience
Dental: Usually a oral surgeon will use laughing gas or versed.Depends on your oral surgeon.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
38 years experience
Yes : We would place you on a skin care regime then we would smooth the lines after 6 weeks.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
38 years experience
Breast augment : Your total cost for gel implants including all post op follow up years down the rod is estimated $6800 total.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
38 years experience
Dr Gilbert: My partner was one of the first transgender surgeons, if you had the gential surgery that's probably going to be impossible to achieve a good result.... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
38 years experience
Pec implants: My partner and i perform many pec and bicep implants, calf men can begin work out after 4 weeks.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
38 years experience
Carpal tunnel : Have you had any steroid injection done? That would be an option first.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
38 years experience
No scientific study: My opinion is no saw palmetto is a herb for prostrate no scientific studies have shown it does.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
38 years experience
No: I recommend to my patients hydroquinone which is a perscription use at night then sunscreen in morning when you go out.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
38 years experience
No : Mrsa is everywhere, there is a nasal swab changes are no one does this prior to cosmetic surgey.
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Testimonials
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HealthTap member
Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Schnarrs is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Schnarrs is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thank you, your quick reply made me feel good! Thank you. I am currently waiting for an emg.
HealthTap member
Don't have money for that, but thank u for listing the option! :D
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This was very helpful. Thanks! thank you so much

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Medical/Graduate school

Eastern Virginia Medical School, VA
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