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Dr. Robert Steely

Plastic Surgery
Houston, TX
29 years experience male

Locations

Office

Houston, TX

Address

3411 Richmond Avenue, Suite 300, Houston, TX
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My office hours

Wednesday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
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About

Bio

R. Lee Steely, MD, FACS is an Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgeon certified by both The American Board of Surgery and The American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is the author of multiple articles for medical journals on the Art and Science of Plastic Surgery.

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Plastic Surgery

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5 Agrees
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A male asked:
Dr. Robert Steely
Plastic Surgery 29 years experience
Breasts : Breasts in both men and women are composed of fat and breast tissue. Depending upon how much breast tissue you may have in proportion to fat, liposuc... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Steely
Plastic Surgery 29 years experience
Minimal discomfort: Contrary to what it may seem with having incisions made around your ear, patients rarely complain of significant pain after face lifting procedures- t... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Steely
Plastic Surgery 29 years experience
Yes.: Good morning! patients with breast implants (silicone and saline) can and do breast feed without any issues for mother or child. Mothers who have in... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Steely
Plastic Surgery 29 years experience
It depends: In some cases removing too much fat can lead to deflated skin and a crepe like appearance. If you have the right type of skin, laser resurfacing can ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Steely
Plastic Surgery 29 years experience
Health not age: Good Afternoon! Age is not a contraindication to cosmetic surgery- general health is. I have 80 year olds in my practice that can run circles around... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Steely
Plastic Surgery 29 years experience
Different types: good afternoon! In the United States, there are two types of breast implants. There are saline implants which are implants filled with saline or s... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Robert Steely
Plastic Surgery 29 years experience
See another doctor: persistent bloody phlegm in a smoker needs a workup to rule out cancer. Find a doctor willing to give an exam to rule this out.
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Steely
Plastic Surgery 29 years experience
Possibly: These medications can certainly decrease your acne. Some patients may need more involved treatments to help overcome acne. A dermatologist is the be... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Steely
Plastic Surgery 29 years experience
Folliculitis: Good morning! irritation after shaving can be common- and what you describe sounds like folliculitis or inflammation of the hair follicles. Ingrow... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Steely
Plastic Surgery 29 years experience
Yes and no: Like any cosmetic procedure- a facelift cannot freeze time- it can only roll back the odometer. You will continue to age in the years after your face... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Steely
Plastic Surgery 29 years experience
Not legally: There are only very rare extenuating circumstances that insurance would cover an abdominoplasty. I would be wary of any physician offering this to yo... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Steely
Plastic Surgery 29 years experience
Return to work: Good morning! The answer to your question is dependent upon what type of work you do. In my practice, we use a perioperative protocol that allows mo... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Steely
Plastic Surgery 29 years experience
A vague descriptor: Surgeons use this term loosely- there is not strict consensus. It usually involves tightening and shaping the jawline and neck- it usually does not i... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Robert Steely
Plastic Surgery 29 years experience
It : It is thought that children with cleft palate also do not have the proper mechanism for clearing the eustachean tube- the tube that communicates your ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Steely
Plastic Surgery 29 years experience
Yes: Breast implants have been implanted in millions of women worldwide including professional athletes with no loss of muscle strength. Implants placed u... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Robert Steely
Plastic Surgery 29 years experience
For : For most patients, a properly performed breast augmentation should have little pain. The majority of my patients have this done on a friday and retur... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Steely
Plastic Surgery 29 years experience
You have choices: Good afternoon! Female rejuvenation surgery can be performed under local anesthesia, IV sedation, or general anesthesia- the choice is yours! Be sur... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Steely
Plastic Surgery 29 years experience
Www.surgery.org: Great question vivian! in my opinion, finding a surgeon that is a member of the american society of aesthetic plastic surgeons at www.Surgery.Org n... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Steely
Plastic Surgery 29 years experience
Burn hole: Good morning! hard to say without a photo, but hair removal performed over a tattoo, especially one of darker color, can often result in loss of pi... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Steely
Plastic Surgery 29 years experience
Injectibles: Good afternoon! A "liquid facelift" simply means using a combination of injectible filling agents to help add volume to areas lacking in the face, co... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Steely
Plastic Surgery 29 years experience
Hair thickness: Good morning! shaving hair can make the individual strands of hair thicker and less tapered because it is new growth. Refraining from shaving the ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Steely
Plastic Surgery 29 years experience
Scar revision : Sorry to hear about your disappointing scar. Six months after surgery your scar is likely well healed, but the scar is still maturing. It can take a... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Steely
Plastic Surgery 29 years experience
Yes.: A new mole is not a medical emergency, but it is something that your physician should take a look at in the relatively near future to rule out any les... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Steely
Plastic Surgery 29 years experience
Yes: Blepharoplasty can change the aperture of your eye- but it does not have to. Whether it does or does not depends upon your tissue in relation to the ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Steely
Plastic Surgery 29 years experience
Safe and Wonderful: Good afternoon! There was some concern in the 1990s that silicone gel breast implants were causing some connective tissue and autoimmune diseases if ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Robert Steely
Plastic Surgery 29 years experience
Endermologie : Endermologie is a lymphatic suction/massage therapy that can help temporarily reduce and camouflage cellulite, primarily through swelling of the tissu... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Robert Steely
Plastic Surgery 29 years experience
Very Safe: Good morning! properly performed in a safe facility by a board certified plastic surgeon on a healthy patient with appropriate preoperative precaut... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Steely
Plastic Surgery 29 years experience
Asymmetry: Good morning! Properly performed by experienced cosmetic surgeons in an appropriate setting, labiaplasty has a minimal complication rate. The biggest... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Steely
Plastic Surgery 29 years experience
The : The size of your breast is only one aspect of your bra size- you must also take into account your chest wall diameter. Depending upon how much of you... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Steely
Plastic Surgery 29 years experience
See a doctor: I am concerned for your health. I suggest an immediate visit to your physician to find out why you are bleeding. If you do not have a regular physic... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Steely
Plastic Surgery 29 years experience
It varies: Good afternoon! Since every woman's breasts react differently to the deluge of hormones during pregnancy, some women's breasts continue to do well aft... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Steely
Plastic Surgery 29 years experience
Not ideally: Good morning! i do not recommend breast augmentation right after childbirth, there are too many factors at play to accurately choose the appropriat... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Steely
Plastic Surgery 29 years experience
Botox: botox is indeed a neurotoxin used to temporarily paralyze muscles of facial expression . It is the most commonly performed cosmetic procedure because... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Steely
Plastic Surgery 29 years experience
No.: A tummy tuck is considered a cosmetic procedure that is not covered by medicaid. If a patient has a huge pannus of hanging skin that interferes wit ... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Steely is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Steely is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! So that mean there's no way for him.. :(.. Ok thankiu for quick reply..
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
Graduated 1993MD

Residency

St. Joseph Hospital

Residency

St. Joseph Hospital

Awards

Cronin Award - Second Place, Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons
Top Plastic Surgeon , First Place, Texas - Spring
2016

Affiliations

American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American College of Surgeons
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