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Sweaty Hands Aren’t “In”. So Botox them?

Botox for Sweaty Palms Did you know that Botox® can be used to treat sweaty hands and arm pits? Hyperhidrosis is the name given to excessive sweating. Often people have this condition involving the armpits (axilla) or palms. The first line of treatment is antiperspirants in the axilla such as […]

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Umbilical Hernia

The short on umbilical hernias Today was a fun day to be a plastic surgeon despite having to travel in the rain to the hospital.  A rare event to say the least in sunny Los Angeles. The best part of the day came when I operated on a dear friend […]

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Wrinkles Aren’t The Enemy

Today I saw a fifty year old woman in the office who wanted me to make all of her wrinkles disappear. For your edification, wrinkles are called rhytids in the plastic surgery world, but I digress. She was upset because when she  animated her face  suddenly “rhytids” appeared! But this […]

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Ideal Eyebrow Shape

Women spend a great deal of time and money beautifying their brows.  They pluck and trim and wax and color.  Let’s face it, eyes are engaging, enticing, and seductive. So why not?  The brows serve to animate and frame the eyes, and are a staring point in communication. They function, […]

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Sunscreen is the Enemy of Wrinkles

Wrinkles Yes, it is another plastic surgery post about wrinkles, but this time we’re going to focus on one of the most cost effective ways to reduce wrinkles! Do I have your attention yet? I thought so. It’s another beautiful day in sunny Los Angeles where you will find the […]

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