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Dr. Wesley Schooler

Plastic Surgery
Santa Barbara, CA
27 years experience male

Locations

Santa Barbara Plastic Surgery Center

Santa Barbara, CA

Address

427 W. Pueblo St., Suite A, Santa Barbara, CA
Directions

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Specialties
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Plastic Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

16 Answers
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wesley Schooler
Plastic Surgery 27 years experience
Ultrasonic lipo: Dowager's humps on the back of the neck are fibrous fatty tissue. On the posterior neck and upper back, ultrasound is more effective at breaking up th... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wesley Schooler
Plastic Surgery 27 years experience
If healed, remove : If the wound is healed, you could have them removed as well. Dissolvable sutures produce an inflammatory reaction to break them down, and this can cau... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wesley Schooler
Plastic Surgery 27 years experience
Have it looked at : Yes, it is possible, but you should have it assessed by a md. It could also be a tumor.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wesley Schooler
Plastic Surgery 27 years experience
Steroid injections: Razor bumps are produced by ingrown hairs that produce a foreign body inflammatory reaction followed by severe scarring. Steroid injections can somet... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wesley Schooler
Plastic Surgery 27 years experience
Possibly: Wart removal by all means could potentially return if not completely eradicated with the initial treatment. Chemical, freezing or cautery are all e... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wesley Schooler
Plastic Surgery 27 years experience
Genetics: Secondary sex characteristics like breast development vary in different people in timing and sequence.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wesley Schooler
Plastic Surgery 27 years experience
Postop geniplasty: You could be numb for a while. The mental nerves are located along the chin area and they could be temporarily stunned from the procedure. If so, i... Read More
A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wesley Schooler
Plastic Surgery 27 years experience
Maybe...: We don't really use abcs (abacavir) for breast size. All bra companies are different. Large implants on a small woman could cause neck and back pain,... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wesley Schooler
Plastic Surgery 27 years experience
Yes: Wearing protective clothing is much more effective than spf. Also, frequent reapplication of sunscreen is very helpful. None of the 'waterproof" sunsc... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wesley Schooler
Plastic Surgery 27 years experience
Severe back pain: Breast reduction surgery is very effective for large ptotic breasts that can cause neck and back pain, rashes, bra strap grooving, etc. It can usually... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wesley Schooler
Plastic Surgery 27 years experience
Yes: If your skin is healed and not showing active signs of disease, it should heal without difficulty.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wesley Schooler
Plastic Surgery 27 years experience
Compression helps: Compression with tape, silicone sheets or other scar garments are good for decreasing scarring. Sunblock also should be used for 6-12 months.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wesley Schooler
Plastic Surgery 27 years experience
Flash burn + cardiac: The electrical charge of lightning usually produces a cardiac arrest in addition to severe flash burns.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wesley Schooler
Plastic Surgery 27 years experience
Congenital: There is a mammary line and breast tissue can develop along that line in girls as they are developing.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wesley Schooler
Plastic Surgery 27 years experience
Check pregnancy 1st: You could be pregnant. If you are an avid fitness trainer, you could have a hormone balance issue that prevents you from having normal menses. Many lo... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wesley Schooler
Plastic Surgery 27 years experience
Costochondritis: You could have a muscle strain or costochondritis. I would try Ibuprofen tid initially.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Schooler is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Schooler is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
I went ahead and did the steroid injections. It worked! The bumps are significantly smaller and less noticeable. Thank you very much.
HealthTap member
Thanks for your quick reply! I have been blowing my nose not hard and it's not bleeding at all.
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of North Carolina School of Medicine, NC
Graduated 1995MD

Residency

University of California San Francisco

Residency

University of North Carolina

Awards

2011 Los Angeles Magazine Top Southern California Physicians
2012 Los Angeles Magazine Top Southern California Physicians
2013 Los Angeles Magazine Top Southern California Physicians

Affiliations

American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery (ASRM)
ASSH
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