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Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto

Cosmetic Surgery
Omaha, NE
16 years experience female

Locations

Imagen Body Sculpting and Cosmetic Center

Omaha, NE

Address

10404 Essex Court, Suite 300, Omaha, NE, US
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 6:00pm
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Insurances accepted

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About

Bio

I am double board certified in Aesthetic Medicine from the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine and in Emergency Medicine through the American College of Emergency Physicians. I grew up in Nebraska, went to school in Nebraska and then trained at Duke University in North Carolina.

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.

Cosmetic Surgery

Aesthetic Medicine

Anti-Aging Medicine

Doctor Q&A

255 Answers
38 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
Tiny: The incisions used to transfer fat are generally just a tiny puncture wound. Tiny (less than 4mm) cannulas are actually used to place the fat, so jus... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
Most smart is tumesc: Most smart lipo is performed as tumescent lipo, but not all tumescent lipo is smart lipo. Tumescence is simply a description of the way that the area... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
Noninvasive fat loss: CoolSculpting takes advantage of the fact that fat cells are more susceptible to cold than other cells. It essentially freezes the fat cells and then... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
Yes: Cellulaze is done under local tumescent anesthesia with lidocaine. Because Zoloft (sertraline) can interfere with your body's metabolism of the lidoc... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
Yes: Cellulaze is done under local tumescent anesthesia with lidocaine. Because Zoloft (sertraline) can interfere with your body's metabolism of the lidoc... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
Exfoliate: The best way to improve your skin tone over your whole body would be to use an exfoliating cream. My personal favorite is a cream containing Glycolic... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
? Lymph node: This is more likely to be a lymph node or an abscess then a blood clot. If it is painful and red it is likely infection, if it's not tender it may be... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
Infection vs not: A "zit" or pimple is a tiny infection in a pore. The white stuff inside is pus. It's basically a very small abscess. There are many different kinds... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
Cellulaze: Cellulite is a structural issue with the skin, related to genetics, diet and exercise, age and your body shape. It does worsen with age, so it won't ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
Difficult: Stretch marks are very difficult to treat. There is no definitive way to get rid of them from the thighs (You can cut them off the tummy). There are... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
PRP can help: PRP contains growth factors that can help in the remodeling of the scar, however if it is a deep scar you may need more than just PRP. Subscision, sc... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
Possibly not a "zit": It may be a persistent clogged pore or a small cyst if it has lasted this long and is still raised. It may also be some persistent inflammation. If ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
PRP: I really like PRP in hair that is thinning, but not necessarily to the point of wanting a transplant yet. You can get improvement with just one treat... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
Can add color: Permanent makeup (tattoo) can add color to a pale scar, but keep in mind that it won't change color with sun exposure and may not always look natural.... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
So Sorry...: First of all, I'm so sorry for your loss. No one should have to go through even a third of what you've already been through. In terms of the Lovenox... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
Not permanently: You can shave, wax, pluck, use depilatory creams, but all of these will give you temporary results. The only good permanent way to reduce facial hair... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
30+: The best sunscreen is one you use. Look for "broad spectrum" - it should cover UVA/UVB. SPF of at least 30 should be used, but more than 30 isn't ne... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
Concerning: Changes in moles are concerning and should always be evaluated by a physician. The "ABCDEs" of skin cancer are Asymmetry, irregular Border, Color cha... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
Ask your MD: You should have a follow up appointment with your MD to check on the wound and remove the stitches. How long they need to stay in depends on where th... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
Yes: If there are "white heads" that's a sign that there's an infection (the white stuff is pus) and it should definitely be looked at. You will likely ne... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
Not too bad: Right after fractional laser treatment your skin will be very red, you will likely have some swelling. It may feel a bit like a sunburn for a day or ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
Nope: As far as I know there are no scientific studies to prove any harmful effects of masturbation, so go ahead and have fun!
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
Hyperpigmentation: If it's lasting long, it may be hyperpigmentation from folliculitis/ingrown hairs. When you shave, be sure to use shaving cream, only shave in the di... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
Can prevent some: Botox works by inhibiting muscle contractions that cause facial lines/wrinkles. If started early, regular use of Botox can prevent deep lines from fo... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
Abscess?: Although it may just be swelling from the trauma of "popping" it (the lips are very sensitive), it may have developed into an abscess. It should cert... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
Possible connection: Pregnancy causes wild changes in your hormones. Most pregnant women notice a nice increase in hair volume, which often falls out after the pregnancy ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
Maybe Laser: Laser treatments can cause an increase in pigmentation, especially in patients with darker skin tones to start and in patients with sun exposure befor... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
Acne Scarring: There are lots of OTC acne washes. Good exfoliation helps as well. As far as the scarring goes, micro needling can help (adding PRP helps even more)... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
Treats Fractions: A fractional laser only treats a small fraction of the skin by removing micro columns of skin and leaving intact skin around them. The intact skin al... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
Fat Reduction: SmartLipo is an FDA approved technique for laser assisted lipolysis. In simple terms it's a method of liposuction that uses a laser to melt the fat b... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
Maintenance: Laser genesis is a great tool for stimulating collagen production. Nice effects usually take about 3 treatments to stay. I generally recommend month... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
Yes, but...: Liposuction is ideal for small areas of fat deposits. You can use it for multiple areas (thighs, belly, arms, back, neck), but if you are thinking th... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
Yes, but...: You can do CoolSculpting for fat reduction, but given that you already have neuropathy in the area the CS will likely worsen your neuropathy symptoms.... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
Numbing: The "Tumescent" in tumescent liposuction simply describes the numbing process that is used. Small incisions are made and a long, very thin cannula is... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
Maybe not pimples: It's atypical to have pimplse just on one side of your body. This may be concerning some Shingles, especially if it's painful. You should see an MD ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
I avoid "permanent": Though Aquamid is not available in the US, it is in other countries. (I agree that if it's being offered in the US you should avoid that office altoge... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
To some extent: Botox works by relaxing the muscles of facial expression. If you relax these muscles they don't work to form such deep wrinkles. Thus this portion o... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
Chemical Peel: A salicylic acid peel is very helpful for acne. If you use a peel that is a combo with SA you can get nice result in terms of removing the outer, rou... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
Not necessarily: Dysport is used for wrinkles caused by facial expression. Filler is usually best used in wrinkles in the lower parts of the face. If you got a droop... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
Probably not.: I haven't heard of the exima, but most external treatments don't do much for skin tightening. There is no good treatment for stretch marks except for... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
Depends: It generally depends on which areas and how many areas you are interested in. It also varies by area of the country. Most doctors will do compliment... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
No: Coolsculpting is ideal for small areas of fat deposits. You can use it for debulking of larger areas on the abdomen, but it is generally accepted to ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
Hyperpigmentation: If your scar is dark, it could be post inflammatory hyper pigmentation (PIH). This can be improved with bleaching creams like hydroquinone. Micro ne... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
Multiple options: The simplest way to improve dull skin is by using an exfoliant, either physical (microbeads) or chemical (lactic or glycolic acid). If you need more ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
It depends...: It depends on how tight your skin is and how much fat is there to be removed. We get nice results with liposculpting alone on the "back fat." But i... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
Right away: Coolsculpting treatments take about an hour each and you can return to normal activity right away. You will have some discomfort and bruising for abo... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
Yes: You can use a tretinoin product if you have broken capillaries. The tret won't help/treat the capillaries, but it can be used to treat signs of aging... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
3 months: Coolsculpting final results are appreciated in about 3 months. However it is a gradual process and you will see some change after just a few weeks.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
I wouldn't recommend: Teenagers' bodies are changing rapidly. Many teens have issues with self image and self esteem and are looking for perfection, which cannot be attain... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery 16 years experience
Quick and easy: Botox is a quick and easy way to improve your lines. The injection uses a tiny needle. Some doctors use numbing cream or ice to minimize the pain, b... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Tighe De Soto is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Tighe De Soto is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) so nice of you Doc and i'l be more thankful sugest some cream under$20
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) Thx Dr. Jennifer I will try these suggestions later this week. -Jodi
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Your answer made me feel good! Thanks :) thnx a lot doctor...that was really helpful...

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Creighton University School of Medicine, NE
Graduated 2006MD

Residency

DUKE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
Completed 2009

Awards

Top Cosmetic Surgeon in HealthTap's Spring 2015 Competition
Thought Leader, Second Place, Nebraska - Spring
2015
Top Cosmetic Surgeon, First Place, National - Spring
2015

Affiliations

American Academy Of Aesthetic Medicine
American Medical Association
Better Business Bureau
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