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Dr. Gustavo Diaz

Facial Plastic Surgery
Huntersville, NC
31 years experience male

Locations

Office

Huntersville, NC

Address

13620 E. Reese Blvd., Suite 110, Huntersville, NC
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My office hours

Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Facial Plastic Surgery

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185 Answers
51 Agrees
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Depends: You will always look 8-10 years younger after a facelift, but you will continue the aging process after the facelift is done. Depending on your sun da... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Depends: Different dermal fillers are utilized in different facial areas. Also, depending on the physician they might have a preference of a brand in a particu... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Yes: After the period or recovery passes, you should be able to do all your normal activities including snorkeling. The usual recovery period is 3-4 weeks,... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Worse temporarily: if you suffer from rosacea and you get a treatment of CO2 resurfacing, expect to have some temporary worsening of your rosacea symptoms and flare-ups.... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Evaluation: Pain that has been present for 2 months and on top of that now you have a trouble breathing and a whistle are not very good signs. I recommend that yo... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Drought: Try to conserve drinking water. Use disposable dishes and utensils. use rain water to clean toilets and other non food preparing uses (if available). ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Depends: Depending on the reason or area of the body that the CT Scan is being done for; it may or may not need contrast. Check with your physician.
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Yes: You can request that the specimen be seen by another physician in the same group that was originally sent or to another group. The diagnosis of Basal ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Layers: Multiple layers of clothing is one of the most easy ways to keep yourself at a comfortable temperature. Hope this helps.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Higher ground: Look for areas that are elevated in order to decrease your chances of drowning. Hope this helps.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Maybe: Some acne treatments may be hard at the beginning as it could irritate the skin. If it gets to irritated you might want to use the treatment every oth... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Malanoma in situ: You need to go and discuss this with your physician and make sure they re-evaluate the slides and confirm that is in situ. Hope this helps.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Evaluation: I would recommend that you look for an evaluation at least with your primary physician. Hope this helps.
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Evaluation: There are many reasons for a tracheal evaluation. It is impossible to list them all in the space provided. You need an evaluation with an ENT in it is... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
6-12 months: The usual range is from 6 months to 1 year. It depends on the patient. Hope this helps.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Depends: It depends on the procedure that you need to have done. Please let us know.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
No: It is very unlikely that you created a problem 3 months after surgery. Hope this helps.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Non healing lesion: One of the most common signs is a lesion that does not heal and constantly bleeds. Other signs that you have to be observing is little blood vessels t... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Yes: Insect bites can become infected. If you are having redness around the area and pus, I suggest you look for immediate medical attention. Hope this hel... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
No: When Botox is injected it might cause the area to raise up a little but this should fade away in a few minutes. If you are concern with an injected ar... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Ignore: Always wear sun block on you face and exposed areas of your body.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Eyelid pain: Expect very little to almost no pain from eyelid surgery. The most common complaint of patients is the swelling and bruising. downtime is 3-4 days. Ho... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Very effective: Juvederm is extremely effective for the melolabial (nasolabial) fold area. It should last between 6 months to 1 year. Hope this helps.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Evaluation: You should get this looked by a dermatologist. Hope this helps.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
No difference: The type of car does not make any difference on the protection that it brings. Hope this helps.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Not recommended: Triple antibiotic ointment into your sinuses could cause more inflammation if you develop a contact dermatitis. It is better to rinse your sinuses wit... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Seek Help: Pus draining from the eye area could be a very dangerous situation. The person can have a pre-septal cellulitis, septal cellulitis, peri ocular absces... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Try several: You can try several brands to see which one you like. Make sure you cover very well your scalp as spray on sunblock tends to miss areas. Be aware that... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Yes: Stress has been proven to be one of the reasons to get acne worse. Having a serious test, job interviews, stressful situations; will make acne worse a... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Evaluation: Please seek a consult with a dermatologist. If it is too bad and you think that you have a bad infection in the area, then go to urgent care. Hope thi... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Yellow nails: It is common to see a yellow/orange color on nails due to excessive nail polish and acetone. Please make sure that you decrease the frequency. Hope th... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Yes: There are protocols for frontal, temple, and occipital migraines. Please visit a physician that is experienced in this type of injections. Hope this h... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
It could: You could loose or reduce your size. Also the fat that was transferred may loose some of its bulk. Hope this helps.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Repeated injections: Unfortunately Botox effects will wear off every 3-4 months, therefore you will need repeated injections of Botox after that time to maintain the impro... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Laser and pregnancy: There should be no problem for your pregnancy if you are planning to get pregnant 6 months after the last treatment of laser hair removal. Be aware t... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Depends: If the problem is hyperpigmented lesions you can use vitamin E topically. If the problem is acne scaring, then you will have to visit your facial plas... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Evaluation: You should get this evaluated by your primary physician. Hope this helps.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Disaster plan: There are websites that will help you make a list of essential things that you need to have if you are planing to stay in the area of the storm. Othe... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Several: There should be several symptoms. The principal ones could be pain in the pelvic area, feeling of fullness, and the major one would be blood in the ur... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Depends: Some patients have fair skin and they are more prone to have visible vessels around their face and eyelids. Also sometjmws sun damage and aging will m... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Depends: If the scar is still building up scar tissue it will be red for a prolonged period of time. After the process tones down then it changes color to whit... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Evaluation: Most probably that you have enlarged tonsils and adenoid tissue. You need a head and neck exam by an ENT with the MRI in order to get the correct diag... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Consultation: It is best to arrange a consultation with a board certified facial plastic surgeon, plastic surgeon, or dermatologist. Depending on the problem that ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Juvederm & Restylane (dermal fillers): I believe that Juvederm and Restylane (dermal fillers) are the best options for the nasolabial folds. They are both HA fillers and they are reversible... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Resurfacing: Skin resurfacing by a chemical peel, laser peel, or dermabrasion will be the only ways to improve on severe acne scaring. Of them i prefer dermabrasio... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Hearing Loss: Ringing in your ears after the explosion may represent damage to one or multiple structures of your ear. They can range from the eardrum, the small bo... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Laser hair removal: Try to arrange a consultation with a facial plastic surgeon, plastic surgeon, or dermatologist. They are among the best trained for this. If your trea... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Neck mass: Neck masses often need biopsy for complete evaluation. Most of the ties they are not a cause of alarm, but sometimes other more important illness can ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Depends: First, be sure that you want a tattoo. Make sure the area is clean and has no signs of infection. Be sure that the place that you visit is a professio... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Evaluation: You will need an evaluation to be able to diagnose your problem properly. Hope this helps.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Diaz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Yes, this does help. I'd never use the same group since one will agree with the other. Especially, when it is a more senior person. I have since found out that I have no...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you. One appeared on other side of jaw yesterday. It seemed like one of the lesser of my symptoms but I guess not. Hopefully it sheds some light on my condition
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I am happy to say that my dermatologist who was so sure I had a type of cancer was wrong. I am now wearing a high spf when in the sun. Sph 100+ is the way to go.

Education & Training

Residency

University of Puerto Rico Hospitals

Residency

UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
Completed 2003

Awards

Top Doctor, Second Place, the Charlotte Region - Spring
2017
Top Facial Plastic Surgeon, First Place, North Carolina - Spring
2017
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