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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
Confusing, huh?: Most plastic surgeons do both cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. Reconstructive surgery starts with an abnormal feature and attempts to bring it clo ... Read More
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Dr. David Levens
39 years experience Plastic Surgery
Let me explain: A plastic surgeon is fully trained in both reconstructive and cosmetic surgery. The term "cosmetic" surgeon is a newer term used for various reasons ... Read More
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Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Plastic is a board: American board of plastic surgery is the only specialty board recognized by the american board of medical speciaties (abms) that is certified to overs ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Ver halen
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Nose reshaping: Typically, nose reshaping is either done surgically, or with soft tissue fillers. These are not plastics, but are rather polymers of substances that a ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Local service issue: It sounds like you need to meet with the social services agents at your local hospital & see if they can help arrange care. Sometimes teaching hos ... Read More
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Dr. LINDILE SOGA
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True: If your medical aid is unwilling to cover this essential service, which I would have thought falls within the list of PMB, your recourse might be to t ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Many years of school: I don't know your background but to become a board certified plastic surgeon you must complete an accredited medical school-4years) then an accredited ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alex Lechtman
30 years experience Plastic Surgery
In general, it's 4 : Years in college, four years in medical school, 5-6 years of general surgery and 2 or 3 years of plastics. Currently, most plastics programs have tra ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
56 years experience Plastic Surgery
When change is wante: Plastic surgery is an enormous field.Most people think of it for cosmetic surgery. Cosmetic surgery should be done to correct "something" that bother ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Nichter
36 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Best Plastic Surgeon: The most critical decision to be made in achieving the best plastic surgical result is picking the most experienced and talented, that is the best, pl ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Marek
23 years experience Plastic Surgery
What to look for: A good start would be to seek out a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons has a search tool at www.plasticsurgery ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Ask for referrals : From trusted colleagues and medical professionals as well as your local hospital or medical society. Previous patients may also be a helpful resource.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
38 years experience Family Medicine
Not all the same: Some plastic surgeons are experts in hand surgery, others in breast surgery, others in tummy tucks, (witch hazel) others in Botox and fillers. Need mo ... Read More

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