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COVID; Plastic Surgery

Ready for your video call closeup? Simple ways to look and feel confident

COVID-19 has led to more self-scrutinizing during video chats. In this MedBlog, learn about simple procedures to refresh your look and confidence.

Aging; Plastic Surgery

Time is tissue: Tips to manage and prevent chronic wounds and ulcers

When a wound won’t heal on its own, it can quickly turn into a serious health situation. In this MedBlog, Paul Kim, D.P.M., discusses common conditions that increase the risk of developing chronic wounds, as well as innovative treatments that can improve patients' outcomes. Learn more.

Plastic Surgery

Advanced surgery can stop migraines, occipital neuralgia, and daily persistent headaches

In the U.S., 39 million people suffer migraines that can devastate their careers and personal lives. But migraine surgeries offered by just a handful of surgeons worldwide – including UT Southwestern’s Bardia Amirlak, M.D. – can provide dramatic, positive results. Learn more.

Plastic Surgery

PRP for hair loss: Can it reverse baldness without surgery, pills, or creams?

Hair loss affects 80 million adults in the U.S. and is a major source of social and professional stress. But a new, natural treatment – PRP injections – can stop and even reverse hair loss. Learn more in this week’s MedBlog by Bardia Amirlak, M.D.

Plastic Surgery

3 body-contouring plastic surgery procedures to fight fat and loose skin

Love handles or loose skin can make it tough to feel confident among friends or colleagues. Find out how 3 body-contouring procedures help patients achieve the look and self-confidence they want and what they must do to have lasting results. Learn more.

Cancer; Plastic Surgery

BIA-ALCL: 5 questions and answers about a cancer linked to breast implants

BIA-ALCL is a lymphoproliferative disorder of the immune system that can affect women who have had certain kinds of breast implants. Get answers to some of our most frequently asked questions about this disease.

Cancer; Plastic Surgery; Women's Health

Free-flap breast reconstruction: A natural alternative to implants after cancer

Free-flap breast reconstruction with natural body tissue has emerged as a long-lasting alternative to implants after breast cancer. Explore how women benefit from the procedure, and learn about the patient-centric processes our surgeons followed to become world-class experts.

Plastic Surgery; Prevention

Look and feel young again with nonsurgical facial rejuvenation

Botox, fillers, and lasers are nonsurgical treatments that allow the face to look younger as men and women age. Learn why Jeffrey Kenkel, M.D., says these options are becoming so popular that many patients include these procedures in their monthly budgets.

Cancer; Plastic Surgery

A 'moonshot' surgery makes life whole again for Dallas couple

Cancer caused a hole in Ralph Cousins' head about the diameter of a coffee can. It almost killed him. But two talented and determined surgeon from UT Southwestern reconstructed his skull and the 71-year-old Dallas man is back traveling, volunteering, and playing with his grandkids.

Plastic Surgery

Years after high-voltage accident, a proud man's power is restored

Two generations of UT Southwestern surgeons saved Willie Gloria from the effects of a devastating electrical fire – one helped him keep his arm after massive burns; the other helped him regain the mobility and function in his body so he can still play catch with his son.