Dr. Keimun Slaughter

Facial Plastic Surgery
Latham, NY
14 years experience male

Locations

Williams Surgical Specialists

New York, NY

Address

521 Park Avenue, New York, NY, US
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
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Fax

(800) 742-3797

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Aetna Life Insurance Company

CIGNA Health Care

Berkshire Life Insurance Company of America

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

MVP Healthcare

Capital District Physicians Health Plan

New England Laser and Cosmetic Surgery Center

Latham, NY

About

Bio

Dr. S was born in Pensacola, Florida but spent a significant amount of his childhood in Atlanta, Georgia. He earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Biology from the University of Georgia and became interested in medicine early in his academic career with goals of becoming a surgeon. He obtained his medical degree from Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. Upon graduation from medical school, Dr. S completed two years of General and Vascular Surgery at Duke University Medical Center. He then transitioned to complete his residency in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery at the Prestigious University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. He ultimately focused his training on specializing exclusively on cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the Face and Neck which led him to purse fellowship training with the renowned Dr. Edwin Williams, president elect for the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the New England Laser and Cosmetic Surgery Center. He was recognized by both Duke and UNC faculty for numerous awards including the Duke Appleseed Resident teaching award, the Temporal bone award for excellent surgical dissection and the William H. Shockley Golden Owl Teaching Award. He is published in journals including the Proceedings of the National Academy of sciences and has published in the plastic surgery literature on topics including burn scar contracture scales. He has been a leader in organized medicine including memberships in the Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Triological Society, American College of Surgeons and Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive surgery. Dr. S is married to his college sweetheart and they have two children. In his free time, Dr. S enjoys traveling, playing golf and trying new cuisine.

Specialties
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Facial Plastic Surgery

Doctor Q&A

72 Answers
7 Agrees
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
Not really: Certain refinements to your face can only be done through a lift. There are other things you can consider. For example, if you have submental (under y... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
Plastic surgery: Facial plastic surgery encompasses any surgical procedure done on the face (and neck). Both facial plastic surgeons (trained exclusively on face and n... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
See a physician: Trauma resulting in secondary symptoms such as blurry vision and hearing loss should be further investigated by a physician as they could be signs of ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
Silicone based: Silicone based products are superior to Mederma which contains Allium, naturally occurring in onions. Studies have essentially been equivocal when lo... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
Have this biopsied: This could be an inflammatory lesion or other lesion which is hormone responsive since it has gotten larger during your pregnancy. The best way to det... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
Milia: These sound like milia which are essentially obstructed pores. They can be removed with unroofing or by warm compresses to the area. These are usually... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
Done with fillers: A non surgical rhinoplasty is done with the use of filler substances. This is a good alternative if you would like to see the potential result of a su... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
Patience and Time: If the Hump is related to a structural defect (cartilage/bone) then no exercises will remedy this problem. However, if related to post surgical swelli... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
Depends: The success rate depends on what your standards of success are. People undergo rhinoplasty surgery for various reasons such as cosmesis or for functio... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
Fairly successful: Turbinate reduction can be safe if done in a conservative manner .There are various methods including radiofrequency reduction or ablation with intram... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
Changing lesions: Lesions that are most concerning for cancer are non healing and frequently bleed or crust. Cancers such as basal cell cancers can have overlying vascu... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
Yes: Fillers in combination with Botox can be effective for forehead wrinkles and fine lines. Consistent botox over time can cause dramatic improvement in ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
Add a moisturizer: This can be due to excessive dryness and can be the case in particular if your acne cream contains retinol. If that is so, make sure you use the minim... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
Plastic surgeon: Consultation with a facial plastic surgeon would be an excellent starting point for discussing options for lip reduction surgery.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
Depends on the lift: There are various types of face lifts including simple lifts where the skin is simply addressed (these are done less frequently now) to more effective... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
Yes: The laser used for hair removal can damage the eye. Laser appropriate eye protection should be worn at all times.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
Yes: Particularly with mandibular trauma where tooth roots can be damaged or devascularized teeth can eventually fall out. This can be the result of direct... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
No: Cataracts are caused by a build up of protein in the lens which causes clouding. This would have nothing to do with a blepharoplasty.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
Depends: There can be eyelid malposition when performing a blepharoplasty, particularly for the lower lid, this is most likely to occur with an aggressive tran... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
Rhinoplasty: A crooked or deviated nose usually requires treatment with a rhinoplasty. There are various reasons the nose can be deviated including the nasal bones... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
1 year: Scars typically reach full maturation or are considered "old" after 1 year. The remodeling pathway can continue up to 18 months however, the changes a... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
Depends: Cost for hair transplantation varies. Usually pricing involves the size of the "session" you may require to achieve your desired goals. Obviously cove... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
Static vs graft: Treatment of facial paralysis can be done as a static process such as a fascial sling or direct repositioning of paralyzed segments such as direct bro... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
Both: There are various types of lifts and you should have a consultation done to discuss your options. What is most important is that your particular needs... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
It can help: Wearing a compression garment following these procedures can optimize your result. They should not be done immediately or be placed to tightly as they... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
Sofinox-No: Creams and ointments will not help with pitted scars for the most part. If the scar is hyperpigmented then hydroquinone may be an option if your skin ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
Depends: The nature of your hair loss should be thoroughly investigated. Caution should be exercised in performing hair transplants in younger patients especia... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
Not long: In general pain and discomfort from a facelift is considered mild. Most patients require minimal narcotics for the first 24-48 hours and are able to w... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
Not many options: Unfortunately there aren't many options to change the pigment in this area. Lasers or agents such as hydroquinone would not be effective or frankly sa... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
Exfoliate & hydrate: Rough skin occurs due to a combination of poor skin turnover and lack of moisture. Repeated trauma to the skin from environmental factors occurs const... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
See a physician: Your symptoms could be related to a post concussive effect or muscle and/or nerve damage related to your trauma. In the immediate period after then in... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
Various surgeons: A blepharoplasty can be performed by various surgeons who are equally qualified. There are various ways to perform a blepharoplasty. It is more import... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
Occluded pores: Sebaceous gland hypertrophy with occlusion of pores and colonization with bacteria, commonly propionibacterium causes acne or pimples. This can be enh... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
Yes: Various modifications to the nasal structure can cause the nose to be upturned or what we refer to as rotated. This is sometimes done intentionally or... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
Yes: Ears can be re-countoured; however, depending on the amount of excision required this may result in a smaller or shorter ear.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
Comparable: The risk of forming a keloid has more to do with your propensity to form a keloid than the type of needle used. Both techniques use needles and trauma... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
Depends: Large volume hair restoration can be difficult if you have a donor site with poor hair quality or density. For dramatic results you may need a combina... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
Both can be used: These agents can be used together. Hyaluronic Acid (HA) is used to optimize and retain skin moisture. Retinol and other Retin compounds facilitate the... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
Ignore: Have a yearly exam which documents the characteristics, changes and extent of your moles.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
Ignore: Gentle cleansers, exfoliants and quality moisturizers.
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
Cleansing: Sebaceous glands produce varying amounts of oils from person to person. Consistent cleansing and gentle exfoliation can minimize facial oil.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
Muscle contraction: Forehead wrinkles are caused by excessive use of the frontalis muscle. This is done by actions that cause this muscle to contract, namely raising the ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
Antivirals: Cold sores are caused by the Herpes Virus which lies dormant in nerve cel bodies and are activated by stress, trauma, etc. The natural course of the v... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
Probiotics: This could be a sign of GI upset which can be a common side effect of antibiotics. You could consider adding a probiotic or eating yogurt to preserve ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
Minoxidil: The two most commonly used medications for alopecia are Minoxidil and Finasteride (Propecia). If these medications are not effective then you should c... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
Possibly: Environmental factors which could cause irritation to your skin could potentially lead to acne. Irritation leading to increased skin reactivity, sebac... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
See a physician: Your symptoms could be concerning for a herpetic infection such as herpes zoster oticus (Ramsay Hunt) for example. Treatment would require antivirals ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
Various but rare: There are many complications which could happen after a facelift but are all fairly rare in general. Bleeding, infection and necrosis of skin are more... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
Unlikely: Bruising usually describes a process which damages the underlying muscle and soft tissues without breaking the skin. Bleeding from capillary damage ca... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
Plastic Surgeons: Various surgeons can perform cosmetic ear surgery. Facial Plastic surgeons who are trained in Otolaryngology (ENT) along with Head and neck surgery a... Read More
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Morehouse School of Medicine, GA
Graduated 2009MD

Residency

DUKE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
Completed 2011

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA HOSPITAL
Completed 2015

Awards

Duke University Medical Center Appleseed Teaching Award
Temporal Bone Dissection Award, UNC Chapel Hill
William H. Shockley Golden Owl Teaching Award, UNC Chapel HIll

Affiliations

American Academy Of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS)
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