Minimally Invasive Surgery (BOTOX®) Articles

Dr. Benjamin Marcus is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and the American Board of Facial Plastic Surgery. He is fellowship trained in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, having learned leading-edge techniques with Drs. Ted Cook and Tom Wang in Portland, Oregon, leaders in the field. Dr. Benjamin Marcus performs cosmetic surgery of the face and neck, rhinoplasty and facial reconstructive surgery. Specialty areas include: facelift, brow lift, eyelid surgery, rhinoplasty, facial trauma, reconstruction of congenital deformities, and reconstruction after Mohs surgery. He also provides the complete spectrum of ENT services, specializing on sinus and nasal problems. He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery and Director of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. A full-time faculty member of the UW Medical School, he is actively involved in training the next generation of facial plastic surgeons.

Individual surgeons have different philosophies in their approach to cosmetic plastic surgery. We have all seen surgical results that look obviously operated and sometimes distorted. Dr. Samuel aims to achieve a surgical result that looks as natural as possible. This is especially important in nasal surgery and rejuvenative facial surgery but is a principal which should be observed throughout the plastic surgery field.

Dr. Christopher J. Assad, a plastic surgeon certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, received his formal plastic surgery training at the University of Western Ontario. Following his residency, he underwent more specialized training in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery at the Ft. Lauderdale campus of the Cleveland Clinic, where he learned the latest techniques in one of the hotbeds of cosmetic surgery in North America - Florida.

Dr. Carol Ann Coolidge has dedicated her career to helping women and men achieve their desired shape. A surgeon since 1992, Dr. Coolidge (formerly Dr. Clark) has performed thousands of procedures-from cosmetic enhancement of breasts and bodies, to reconstructive surgery of trauma patients.

Dr. Sam Gershenbaum has a reputation for cosmetic surgery excellence as Miami, Florida’s master surgeon. Acclaimed for his artistry, Dr. Gershenbaum sees patients from across the country and around the world; He is the cosmetic surgeon of choice for national and international models, show business personalities and professional sports figures. A virtual who’s who, his client list includes cover girls, super models, playboy centerfolds, pro athletes, television celebrities, as well as people just like you.

PureLipo is designed to remove both large and small amounts of fat and can be performed at a plastic surgeon’s office or medical spa without general anesthesia. It is an attractive body sculpting option for permanently removing localized fat in most parts of the body. If you’ve been struggling to lose a few inches around your waist, hips, thighs and buttocks, you may be a good candidate for the PureLipo liposuction procedure. Here’s a close look at how PureLipo works, and what its key benefits are:

If you have excess fat around your jawline and upper neck, you could be a candidate for the minimally-invasive procedure known as the mini neck shrink lift. This simple plastic surgery procedure is designed for patients who want to get rid of the “turkey neck” and achieve a more sculpted, youthful look. The mini neck shrink lift is performed under general anesthesia and produces amazing results for both men and women.

Nearly 12 million cosmetic procedures were performed in 2007, with breast augmentation, liposuction and nose reshaping procedures ranking in the top ten. Still, many Americans chose a minimally-invasive treatment to improve their appearance, turning to BOTOX and microdermabrasion to fight the signs of aging and restore their youthful looks.

As more people turn to cosmetic procedures to correct skin flaws and improve the quality of their skin, doctors across the country are offering an array of treatment options.

If your healthy diet and rigorous workout routine still haven’t gotten you that beach-ready body, a trip to the plastic surgeon’s office could be just what you need before you hit the sand and water.
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