Dr. Shaun Parson Plastic Surgery Blog

Combining Injectables and Fillers for a Non-Surgical Face Lift There are just a few weeks until the holiday season is kicked off with Thanksgiving. That means just a few weeks to prepare for all the get-togethers, the So-good-to-see-you-agains, and the intent looks from close friends and...

Non-Surgical Skincare Treatments The holidays are just around the corner and before you know it, it will be time for carving turkeys, shopping for gifts, and sipping on hot chocolate and eggnog with family and friends. As the holidays approach, we all strive to look our...

Martha Stewart on Botox, Juvederm, and Beauty In the most recent issue of Allure Magazine, the 71 year old former model turned business woman revealed some of her most intimate beauty tricks, including the secret behind her blemish-free complexion: Famous the world over for impeccable taste and...

Channel Blockers and Cancer Risks (NEJM Journal Watch)- Several small studies have suggested an association between Calcium-Channel Blocker use and excess risk for breast Cancer; other studies, particularly those with short follow-up, have shown no relation. To understand the conflicting results, investigators identified 1,907 women (age...

Closet Confessions Sometimes it’s much easier to change what in your closet than trying to visit your local plastic surgeon and change something on you. In the April issue of InStyle Magazine the editors polled their readers to see what they most wanted to change when...

Body Dysmorphic Disorder – BDD There are plenty of times when plastic surgery is not the best answer. Sometimes patients are looking for a quick fix and want to visit a plastic surgeon to see if a surgery can fix problems that have nothing to do...

Low Dose Aspirin and Cancer (New England Journal of Medicine Journal Watch)- Taking 100mg of aspirin every other day for 10 years was associated with lower colorectal cancer risk in women, but at the expense of ore gastrointestinal bleeds and peptic ulcers. In this observational extension of...

Fat Grafting and Breast Augmentation As a plastic surgeon we are constantly looking for ways to improve results our results in the simplest way possible. One of the newest techniques to accomplish this is to use fat grafting to treat breast deformity. Fat grafting can be...

Pain Management after Plastic Surgery Surgeons are constantly trying to improve various aspects of surgery. We constantly look at how we can improve results by challenging standard thinking and look for ways to improve. The same can be said for how we treat pain that is...