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Dr. Brian Arslanian

Plastic Surgery
Atlanta, GA
15 years experience male

Locations

Office

Atlanta, GA

Address

1 Glenlake Parkway, Suite 950, Atlanta, GA, US
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Fax

(844) 894-9205

Insurances accepted

Medicare

Humana Insurance Company

Cigna

Aetna

About

Bio

Dr. Brian Arslanian is a Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon in the Atlanta, GA area. He completed a rigorous General Surgery program at Harvard's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, followed by a Plastic Surgery Fellowship at Emory University in Atlanta, GA. His clinical interests include Breast Reconstruction, Gluteal Augmentation, Breast Augmentation, Body Contouring, and Facial Rejuvenation using Surgical and Non-Surgical Techniques such as Botox and Fillers. He is also proficient in General Reconstructive techniques of Hand and Facial Trauma, as well as soft tissue coverage after tumor resection or trauma. He treats adults and children in his practice. His other passion is giving back to the community through his mission trips to underserved parts of the world.

Specialties
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Plastic Surgery

Licenses

United States: Georgia

Doctor Q&A

74 Answers
59 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A member asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Botox length: Hi Thanks for the question. Botox typically lasts about 3-4 months in most patients depending on the area treated and amount of Units used. Botox i... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Usually: With significant facial fractures to the mid face area, there is usually some trauma to the infraorbital nerve which gives feeling to the mid face/che... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Dont know: Don't know without seeing a picture or seeing you in the office. Juvederm is definitely a great product for lip augmentation. It should be done by a ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Why in the fingers?: Why are you getting Botox in the fingers? Are you taking about hand injections for excessive sweaty palms?If thats the case, then yes there is some d... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Possible: There are many risks with every surgery. Most of the life threatening risks in plastic surgery come from the risk of general anesthesia (which is sup... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Body adjusting: After gallbladder removal it is typical to have changes in bowel habits. The body no longer has an instant reservoir of bile when a fatty meal is con... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Could be: something else. With a description like that I would be concerned about hidradenitis. It is a condition where the sweat glands become infected and ca... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Depends: This is hard to answer without a full history and physical and reviewing your chart. If you had a CT scan it may not have shown a zygomatic fracture,... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
How long ago?: How long ago was your surgery? If its been 6 weeks then probably not, if its been 6 days then yes. Sutures are meant to hold tissue in place while t... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Pain: There are several signs. The most obvious one is a deformity. Without a deformity, then in the setting of recent trauma you would be looking for mod... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Ignore: Dermal fillers are a great way to hold off the signs of aging and delay needing cosmetic surgery.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Botox for fissures: Botox can be injected into the sphincter muscles around the anus to relax the overpowering muscle and allow the fissure to heal. This can be done und... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Why in the fingers?: Why are you getting Botox in the fingers? Are you taking about hand injections for excessive sweaty palms?If thats the case, then yes there is some d... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
What do you want?: Depends on what you want. Some women want new implants placed, some want them out for good. If you want new ones replaced then you can expect pretty... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Maybe not: What makes you think you need a revision? Was there a complication or are you not happy with the results? Revision surgery should wait at least a ye... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Not usually, but may: Part of this depends on how the facial fracture was treated. if surgery and plating was required, swelling may take longer to resolve. Also, you wou... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Yes: This depends on the type of fracture. A pure fracture of the cheek bone (zygoma) could cause permanent cosmetic changes, or even lead to permanent ne... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Sorry: Sorry you aren't feeling well. People with irregular bowel movements should definitely see a PCP to make sure this is nothing serious. For those with... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
See your doctor: After an injury like that it would be best to see your doctor. It could hurt from the trauma and cuts themselves, or there could be foreign body in t... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Hard to say: What you are describing sounds like it could be an infected cyst, but would need to be evaluated in the office. If it were a cyst, the best course of... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Of course: If you are in good emotional and physical health. It is more than sucking out fat and injecting it back in. We really use an artistic approach to sc... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Depends: really depends on what your acne scars look like and what the status of your acne is currently. You should see a dermatologist or plastic surgeon for ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Of course: This procedure is gaining widespread popularity. It is more than sucking out fat and injecting it back in. We really use an artistic approach to scu... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Dermal Fillers: With the current technology today, Dermal Fillers are the mainstay for lip augmentation. There are many different companies and different products, s... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Bruxism in the USA: Some studies say as many as 1 in 3 people suffer from Bruxism, but patients with moderate to severe pain and symptoms is probably closer to 1 in 10. ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Yes: Definitely can make things worse. Effects of second hand smoke have been demonstrated. Nicotine is particularly harmful in plastic surgery where we ne... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Pain and swelling: Pain and swelling after trauma are the most common. There are many bones in the face, and many different types of fractures, and each one is going to... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Yes it can: Most anything can be purchased in other countries for less. But....you get what you pay for. In the US, most surgeons are charging just enough to co... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Yes it is: I think the other doctors have made some great points. One additional thing I would say is to consider a "temporary" chin augmentation. If you are r... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Depends: Breast reconstruction is most commonly performed after mastectomy or lumpectomy for breast cancer. For years, delayed reconstruction was the norm. T... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Very effective: Juvederm is a great product that can be used for many different things. It comes in different formulations for different areas of the face and differ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
One year: Typically after STOPPING Accutane you need to wait a year before you undergo any resurfacing procedures to the skin. Accutane can prevent wound heali... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Try hydrocortisone: Seborrheic dermatitis of nonscalp regions is extremely steroid-responsive, and therefore potent fluorinated steroids need not be used. Moreover, since... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Depends on procedure: Fat grafting and alloderm are two different things. Alloderm belongs to a group of products called Acellular Dermal Matrices. In breast reconstructio... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Depends: If you said you still had swelling at 3 weeks, I wouldn't say that was abnormal. Some patients have swelling that may persist up to 6 weeks, although... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Yes: A tummy tuck, like most plastic surgery is still major surgery. But there are different grades of "major" surgery. Heart surgery or a transplant is ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Yes: Yes. I think there are really two sub types of patients. Some that just are really obsessed with looking better and doing all the latest procedures. F... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Ignore: They are very easy to remove in the office. A little numbing cream can be used to minimize pain.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Same as reduction: In the case of a large breast, we typically call it a breast reduction. In a very large breast, a lift procedure will usually not accomplish our goal... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
3-7 days: I tell patients they will usually notice some changes in their facial muscles in the first 48-72 hours. By 1 week Botox has usually taken most of its... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Epidermal cyst: If its a classic pimple, then after squeezing it it should not really accumulate. If it keeps accumulating it could be an epidermal inclusion cyst. ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Would need to see u: Would need to see you in the office. If you are transitioning from female to male, you may want a mastectomy to remove all breast tissue so you are to... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Probably not: So sorry to hear that. There is a formula that your PCP can go through with you to calculate your risk. Unless your grandmother had an early breast ca... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Sounds like it: Without examining you its hard to tell, but it sounds very much like an inguinal hernia is a possibility. If it is not painful or getting stuck, it i... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Rest and ice: Pain in the joint right before the finger tip and can often develop as an overuse tendinitis. This could be seen in repetitive type motions like play... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Surgery: Surgery is the only cure for hidradenitis.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Ummm No: Not sure if this is a joke or not. But the answer is you should not even be considering having a liposuction machine at home or using any medical devi... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Typically not: Pimples are usually not a sign. Most cancers are either detected during self breast exams as a "lump", or on mammogram when they are too small to feel... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Sure can: Neck liposuction can be very affective in the right patient. We often use neck liposuction during a facelift to help shape and tighten up the neck and... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Botox for Bruxism: Hi Thanks for the question. Sorry you are having so much pain and issues. Botox is an excellent option for Bruxism. You should speak with a plastic... Read More

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Nov 26, 2015
Thank you, Dr. Arslanian, for your wonderful advice and compassion. May Jehovah God bless you.
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Dec 18, 2015
I am grateful for this doctor this Thanksgiving!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you! That makes me feel less anxious about it.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks. I'll try it.
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) Tyvm very helpful

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University at Buffalo, The State University of New York School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, NY
Graduated 2007MD

Residency

BETH ISRAEL DEACONESS MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

Outstanding Resident Teaching Award: Harvard Medical School
Top Plastic Surgeon , First Place, Georgia - Fall
2015
Thought Leader, Second Place, Georgia - Fall
2015

Affiliations

Georgia Society Of Plastic Surgeons
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