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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.

Plastic Surgery

6 plastic surgery options for treating rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can rob patients of mobility in their fingers and other joints of the body. When medication alone isn’t enough to treat the symptoms, plastic surgery can effectively manage the disease and improve the appearance of the hands. Learn more.

Plastic Surgery

Rhinoplasty: What to expect before and after a ‘nose job’

The nose job, or rhinoplasty, has evolved beyond a solely cosmetic procedure to help improve nasal function after traumatic injury or breathing conditions that affect sleep and exercise. Find out what to expect before a nose job and during recovery.

Plastic Surgery

What parents need to know about cleft lip and palate

Cleft palate, which often results in cleft lip as well, is the most common facial deformity in the U.S. While a cleft palate can cause speech problems and feeding difficulties among babies, treatment options are available. Learn more.