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Dr. Michael Menachof

Facial Plastic Surgery
Greenwood Village, CO
37 years experience male

Locations

The Center for Aesthetic Facial Surgery Advanced Ear Nose & Throat

Greenwood Village, CO

Address

7400 East Crestline Circle, Suite 100, Greenwood Village, CO
Directions

My office hours

Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Fax

3037929403

The Center for Aesthetic Facial Surgery

Greenwood Village, CO

Advanced Ear, Nose & Throat

Greenwood Village, CO

About

Bio

Dr. Michael Menachof is a highly skilled facial plastic surgeon. He offers a variety of cosmetic surgery procedures such as facelift, rhinoplasty and eyelid surgery. He also offers a menu of medical spa services like Botox Cosmetic.

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.

Facial Plastic Surgery

ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Tired and Dizzy? Yes: Fatigue is very common when allergies are flaring. Your immune system is working like crazy, creating the allergies, making most people tired. Dizzine... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Yes: Aleve (naproxen) is an anti-inflammatory that may reduce the itching somewhat. An otc antihistamine would help as well.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Mono and EBV: Mono is a viral illness typically caused by the epstein barr virus. It causes fatigue in almost everyone, and can cause a variety of other symptoms fr... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Concern is low: Even when taking Levaquin (levofloxacin) and steroids together the risk of tendon rupture is very small. The risk increases as you get older. Almost a... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
No Worries: Are you kidding? You have a beautiful little girl. Please stop worrying about the fine hair and focus on the fact that you have a healthy baby. If you... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
No Secrets: Many patients worry about this exact thing. While I have heard people say some humorous things as they were going to sleep, in 20 years of practice I ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Yes and No: Codeine and hydrocodone are 2 distinct narcotics. Cough syrup with Codeine could cause you to test positive for narcotics on a urine test, however if ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Sore Throat: You probably need to be evaluated by your doctor. You may need anything from a course of good antibiotics to having your tonsils removed.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Yes: Benedryl is an antihistmaine (allergy med). Mucinex (guaifenesin) is a mucous thinner. They are different kinds of medicines that act differently and ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Allergy To Detergent: Almost anything has the capability of causing an allergic reaction. When the reaction is in the skin, we often think about detergents or fabric soften... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Neck mass: This sounds like something that should be evaluated by your doctor.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Warm Compresses: Hard to say what it is from your description, but if it is red and sore i would start with some warm compresses.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Not Really: Not really. Sometimes fillers (a combination of sculptra, perlane, (dermal fillers) and restylane) can make things look better but most of the time if... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Asthma and Walking: Asthma can be a serious issue. If you short of breath when walking, you need to see your physician. There are some medicines that could help quite a b... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
RetinA Helps Lines: Retin a (tretinoin) used regularly is one of many things that will help improve the health, and subsequently, the appearance of the skin of the face. ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
It is an antibiotic: Clindamycin is an antibiotic. When applied topically it helps kill some of the bacteria responsible for acne.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Okay But Why: It is most likely safe to do both of those but there could be some absorbtion of the cream and depending on the ingredients could possibly have some d... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
A Week Or Less: Most of the swelling is usually gone within a few days but you can have some swelling for a week.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Usually Allergies: Since you typically have more room in your nose after sinus surgery, pollens can now get to more of the nasal lining, sometimes making allergic draina... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Large Thyroid: It could mean anything from a viral infection to cancer. An enlarged thyroid should be evaluated by you physician.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Ears Popping: The eustacian tubes open up as needed to keep the pressure normal behind the eardrums. The muscles uses to do this are also associated with swallowing... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Ointment: Use some ointment ( vaseline is a good choice) to keep it moist, do not expose the skin to the sun, and don't do that anymore.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
It Can Be Genetic: There is a genetic component to asthma- meaning that kids of parents with asthma have a higher chance of developing asthma than kids whose parents do ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Stuffy Nose Meds: These meds should be ok. Babies need to be able to breath through their nose. Saline spray may help as well.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Safe, not guaranteed: As much as we like to think so, unfortunately there are no guarantees in medicine. The safest, most reliable, and least noticeable way to remove the m... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
No, But Don't Do It: Zyrtec (cetirizine) is an antihistamine- so you shouldn't be taking it with other antihistamines. However, antihistamines don't typically elevate the ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Infection: Sounds like you have an infection of some kind (either viral or bacterial). If it is viral, it should start to get better. If it is bacterial, it will... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Afrin (oxymetazoline) Might Help: If it is due to wax, there are some over the counter ear wash kits that may be helpful. If the ear pressure is due to allergies or a cold, afrin (oxym... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Allergies Clog Ears: Allergies are a very common cause of clogged ears. The pressure behind the eardrums is kept normal by a tube that goes from the middle ear to the back... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Ask your doctor: Lupus is an incredibly complicated disease. Given the medicines you are on you obviously have a rheumatologist. These really are questions for your do... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Sounds Like Reflux: Sounds like you have reflux. This is a relatively common problem where stomach acid refluxes upwards into your throat, causing the symptoms you descri... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Hearing Aids: As a general rule, the only realistic option for sever sensorineural hearing loss are hearing aids. Newer technology has made hearing aids much more e... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Antihistamine?: Start with an otc antihistamine (side effect is dryness). If this doesn't work a visit to an ENT doc would help.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Yes: Solid nodules carry the risk of being thyroid cancer (although certainly most solid thyroid nodules are not cancer). Because of the risk, you should h... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Yes- See Your Dr.: Yes there is although it sounds like you might have asthma and may need an inhaler to use when you exercise. See your doctor.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Brand Name: Smart lipo is the brand name that a particular laser company calls it's laser assisted liposuction machine. It is simply the name of a piece of equipm... Read More
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Irritating By Nature: Although helpful to keep skin healthy, retin a (tretinoin) can often be irritating.Try using a lower concentration or using it less frequently.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Hydroquinone: 4% hydroquinone works well and can be found in most prescription grade skin lighteners. Also skin medica has a product called lytera that works well f... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Complications Rare: Overall, it is a very safe procedure when done by an experienced plastic/ facial plastic surgeon. The main risks are hematoma (rare) and temporary fac... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
No Cold Prevention: There is no relationship between an Aspirin allergy and cold prevention. In fact, there is a relatively common condition in which Aspirin allergy is a... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Neck Lumps: Given your history of acne, these may simply be cysts associated with the undersurface of the skin, or small lymph nodes related to the irritation fro... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
No, Nope, No: Simple answer is no. Sunspots are very difficult to get rid of and are best treated with a combination of ipl (laser type) treatment and prescription ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Not An Allergy: It doesn't sound like an allergy but may simply be one of the side effects of the medicine in you. Depending on the severity of the infection you are ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Fever is Uncommon: A fever has usually broken within 48 hours of being on antibiotics for an ear infection. If the fever continues, it either means that the antibiotic i... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Allergies = Itching: One of the most common symptoms associated with allergies is itching. The itchiness can occur in your nose, eyes, mouth, or skin. Allergy testing will... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
After Pain Meds: Once you are no longer taking your hydrocodone it is safe to consider driving again. Of course, you should always use some common sense. As long as yo... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Sleep is King: Sleep is an incredibly important ingredient to good health. The combination of a stimulant and lack of sleep is very healthy. Get some sleep.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Perfume Headache-Yes: This is not uncommon. The odor seems to irritate the inside of the nose which causes almost instant swelling. The swelling is what causes the headache... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Nosebleed Remedy: Use lots of saline spray in your nose along with vaseline ointment placed right at the front of the inside of the nostrils. This moisture should help ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Sinusitis = Fatigue: Your immune system works very hard when you have an infection (any infection but especially with sinusitis). This causes you to be tired. Fatigue is o... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Menachof is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Menachof is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Menachof is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Most drs. here reply with "go see a doc"; thx for a straight answer.
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you! That post natal drip can drive some on crazy...lol..
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you very much

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

UC San Francisco School of Medicine, CA
Graduated 1985MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine
Graduated 1985MD

Residency

University of California San Francisco

Residency

University of California San Francisco

Residency

UC San Francisco Medical Center

Awards

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society UCSF
"America's Top Physicians" for Facial Plastic Surgery By Consumer Research Council of America 2003-2012
HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

American Board of Otolaryngology
American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
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