Dr. Gustavo Diaz

Facial Plastic Surgery
Huntersville, NC
32 years experience male

Locations

Office

Huntersville, NC

Address

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

Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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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

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185 Answers
51 Agrees
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Health is important!: Age is only a number. The most important factor in order to consider a patient as a candidate for surgery is the overall health of that patient. If yo... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
To some extent.: There are many factors that have to be included when considering how painful a procedure is. There is a level of discomfort with every surgical proced... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Lots of fluids: Try to keep yourself hydrated during this period. Avoid diuretics like coffee (caffeine) and alcoholic beverages.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Board certification: Look for physicians with board certification in 3 major areas. 1. Facial Plastic Surgeons 2. Plastic Surgeons, 3. Dermatologist. Hope this helps.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Yes: If you have a high hair line here is a procedure to lower your hairline. The incision is actually made at the hairline and the excess forehead tissue ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Evaluation: I will be your decision and you will need an evaluation from a Facial Plastic Surgeon or Plastic Surgeon. Hope this helps.
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Radiesse (dermal fillers) and lips: Radiesse should not be injected into the lips because of the hardness that it can create. Radiesse is not reversible also. HA based dermal fillers ar... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Depends: There are several reasons patients have dark circles and bags under the eyes. Allergies, pigmentation, not very good nights of sleep, and aging are am... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Skin damage: Remember that tanning will create irreversible damage to your skin. The process can't be accelerated. If you do not like the red phase, then consider ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Evaluation: It is important for you to have a consultation with a facial plastic surgeon, plastic surgeon, or dermatologist. During the consultation your skin col... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Not really: There is not oral supplements of foods that will help maintain the effects of Juvederm or any other dermal filler for a longer period of time. Hope th... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Consultation: The most effective way to treat acne is with a multi-attack approach. There are several treatments that can work together. An astringent to dry up the... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Evaluation: You may need an evaluation by en ENT and also an audiogram (hearing test). Hope this helps.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
2 treatments: there are 2 main schools of thoughts of treatments. Conservative treatment; salt water gargles, extraction of stones manually, and treatment of infect... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Consultation: Consult with a facial plastic surgeon or dermatologist. There are topical treatments that can be used but a diagnosis has to be done first. Hope this ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Seek evaluation: It sound like your pimple has evolved into a more severe infection. Please seek help from your primary physician or urgent care. You might start with ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Yes: Tissue can be expanded next to a scar in order to remove the scar. You will need the evaluation of a Facial Plastic Surgeon or a plastic Surgeon for t... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Monobenzone: Monobenzone cream has been discontinued in the US. Please check with the physician that prescribed you the medication for proper usage.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Physician's officie: 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
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Biopsy: If the mole has not changed, most probably it will be benign. A biopsy is the only way to know for sure. Hope this helps.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Water and food.: Water might be contaminated and food supplies might also be limited. Be sure to boil water and ration provisions.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Moisturizer: Using a light coat of moisturizer will help. remember not to abuse of it too much or you will get more acne. You can also decrease the amount of Benzo... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Options: Nonsurgical options like Botox can be quite safe in experienced hands. Consult with a facial plastic specialist in your area. You will find that the p... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Too much risk: The risk of getting a scar are not worth it. Please consult with a Facial Plastic Surgeon/Plastic Surgeon/Dermatologist. Hope this helps.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Beauty: Eat right. Sleep well and plenty. Use sun block, do not smoke. Do not use drugs. Live without stress. Hope this helps.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Stop the bleeding: Stoping the bleeding is the most important priority. A tourniquet should be applied to the area and the bleeding stopped. Then you can concentrate on ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Filter: I would use bottle water or RO water until authorities perform test and make an official announcement that tap water is safe. Hope this helps.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Phobia: There are many phobias triggered by normal events. You should consider consulting your primary physician.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Evaluation: Get them evaluated by a dermatologist. They sound benign, but better to be cautious about it. Hope this helps.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Acne: The birth control pills most probably helped to keep your hormonal balance and prevented the acne. You could go back to the birth control pills. Also ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Bacterial vs Viral: You could be having a Bacterial vs. Viral infection of your Throat. Better get it checked with your primary physician. Hope this helps.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Evaluation: You will need an in person evaluation with a physician. It might be an infected pimple, abscess, or sebaceous cyst. Hope this helps.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Evaluation: The platysma muscle and the neck have lymphatic nodes. If you had a recent cold that would be a reason why to have some enlarged ones. If you still ha... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Aging: As we age and have sun damage, there will be a tendency to have excess skin on the lower eyelids. Early in the game sun block will help. As more skin ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Probably not: If you went to the ENT, a complete oral cavity and neck exam had to be performed by him/her. If the node responded to antibiotic therapy and the exam ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Evaluation: At some point you will need a physician evaluation. I understand your situation. After an elevated PSA I had to go to the urologist, get a complete ex... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Tragedy: They can become big very quickly and a tragedy not only for human life, but for the environment and wildlife.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Get them checked: Visit your primary physician for an evaluation. If the are millias, white heads, or clogged pores, they will give you alternatives to decrease them.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Evaluation: You should get an evaluation about this problem. It could be a sebaceous cyst, but a physical exam of the area will ne necessary for proper diagnosis.... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
OB/GYN specialty: Cyst in the ovaries is part of the specialty of OB/GYN, so I would say that you should be in good hands. You could ask your physician how many of thes... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Visit your MD: There are some conditions that will produce patients to have irritation at the corners of the mouth. Please visit your primary MD to achieve a proper ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Leave alone: Leave it alone. do not squeeze it. Apply some OTC benzoyl peroxide. If it gets too big or it looks like an abscess, then go to your primary physician ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Physician's officie: 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
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Get evaluated: I would recommend that you seek a consultation with a board certified facial plastic surgeon or plastic surgeon. A facial exam can be performed during... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
None: There is no cream that will nor give your some type of irritation or side effect. Use them as directed. Hope this helps.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Be mindfull: Use your reserve water wisely. Try to use disposable plates and utensils. Try to collect rain water to flush toilet, etc. Keep the drinking water only... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Avoid infected areas: Make sure you are up to date with the CDC on areas that have been identified as endemic. Hope this helps.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
None: There has not been a direct correlation between the two. Hope this helps.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Be prepared: having a plan is the best way to be ready. Learn about ways to protect yourself since we are still not able to predict when the "big one" might hit us... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
No: I am so sorry but I can't see any file uploaded.
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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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