Are Silicone Breast Implants Safe?

Silicone Implants first came out in the 1960’s.  At that time, they had a very thick inner silicone layer, covered by a relatively thick and tough silicone, or rubber shell.  When they were placed in the breast, they were very hard.  In the 1970’s, those...

What does it mean to be a “Board Certified” Plastic Surgeon?

Board certification was initially developed in order that patients might know that their doctor has met a certain level of training and expertise, has the base knowledge that is needed, and has passed exams, both written and face-to-face with other physicians in their specialty. Plastic Surgery...

Who Should Do Your Breast Enlargement Surgery?

I have been in the Evansville area, providing the highest quality plastic surgery I know how to do for the last 24 years.  And I have been around long enough to see other surgeons’ mistakes and poor results.  Patients need to know as much as...

Notes on Liposuction

Liposuction, or Lipoplasty, is a surgical procedure that slims and reshapes specific areas of the body by removing excess fat deposits, improving your body contours and enhancing your self-image.  One of the positive things about lipsuction is that it is one of the few surgical...

Facial Treatments

Coming to a Plastic Surgeon can be a very difficult and daunting thing for many people to do, especially if they feel they are being vain.  They may go to a non-plastic surgeon because they may feel less guilty about seeking their services.  They can...

“Shopping” for Cheap Plastic Surgery

I am continually amazed at potential patients who will call my office to ask about prices for various cosmetic procedures.  They will go to another surgeon who offers what they want at a cheaper rate, often only $50 to $100 cheaper.  They will spend more...

Breast Reconstruction

Doing breast reconstruction surgery is one of the most rewarding parts of my practice.  When I first met Kimberly and Misty, I saw them as I see so many of the breast cancer patients.   These patients have just been dealt one of the worst blows...

Breast Surgery – Part 1

Join me in my Blog series on breast surgery.  I will explore the various aspects of this surgery.  If you want me to discuss other topics, please let me know and I will try to put something together for you. PLASTIC SURGERY – MY PHILOSOPHY I fix cheap...