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Daniel Careaga, MD
Paul Durand, MD

Why Is a Skilled Anesthesiologist Important in Plastic Surgery?

Why Is a Skilled Anesthesiologist Important in Plastic Surgery?

Posted January 04, 2022 in Plastic Surgery

2 Minute Read:  While often overlooked, an anesthesiologist is an essential part of the surgical team. Nearly every cosmetic surgical procedure, including tummy tuck surgery, Mommy Makeover surgery, and breast augmentation, is performed under some degree of anesthesia to ensure patients feel no pain or discomfort during surgery. While some doctors can administer anesthesia, it […]

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How Soon Can I Consider Plastic Surgery After COVID-19?

How Soon Can I Consider Plastic Surgery After COVID-19?

Posted July 01, 2020 in Coronavirus, Plastic Surgery

2 Minute Read:  During the COVID pandemic, plastic surgery hasn’t always been at the top of people’s minds. According to Google Trends, searches for plastic surgery procedures, such as liposuction, breast augmentation surgery, breast lift surgery, and tummy tuck surgery, were down during the periods of lockdown in the United States. However, as quarantine measures […]

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What Should You Consider Before Planning Your Plastic Surgery?

What Should You Consider Before Planning Your Plastic Surgery?

Posted April 17, 2020 in Plastic Surgery

3 Minute Read:  While the decision to undergo plastic surgery is entirely personal, the actual procedure, and especially the recovery period, is something that will affect both you and your loved ones. Facial enhancement or body contouring procedures are invasive processes that will result in a moderate amount of downtime and recovery. No matter how […]

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Sun Damage in the Miami Heat

Posted August 22, 2017 in Plastic Surgery

We all know the adage, “If you want to protect your skin, stay out of the sun.” But that’s a lot easier said than done, especially when the blue Miami sky and the beach are beckoning from outside the window all year long. Not many want to stay inside on a warm, sunny day when […]

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Breast Revision to Address Capsular Contracture

Posted March 31, 2017 in Plastic Surgery

Capsular contracture is a common complication following breast augmentation. Breast revision techniques can correct this painful condition. What Is Capsular Contracture? When any foreign substance enters the body, the body’s natural defense systems recognize it as a threat and begin to attack. The implants used in breast augmentation are also seen as foreign objects, and […]

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Restore Youth and Facial Beauty

Posted February 10, 2017 in Plastic Surgery

The signs of aging become more evident over the years, especially on the face. Constant exposure to the sun can also make a person look years older than they actually are. As the years go by, many people think that it’s time to say goodbye to their youthful good looks and give in to spending […]

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Male Breast Reduction Surgery: What to Expect

Posted January 26, 2017 in Plastic Surgery

Gynecomastia surgery, also referred to as male breast reduction surgery, is designed for reducing the size of large male breasts that can cause one to feel embarrassed. The method of reduction used during the procedure can be liposuction, excision, or a combination of both. Gynecomastia Gynecomastia is essentially a condition of enlarged or overdeveloped breasts […]

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