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Hey Men, Look and Feel Better in 2020

You may be thinking about resolutions for the New Year right about now. For both men and women, these often include plans to lose weight, exercise regularly, manage money more responsibly, or maybe even learn a new skill. But when it comes to skincare for men and other issues with appearance… well these resolutions tend […]

The Mental Health Effects of Plastic Surgery

Most people choose to have plastic surgery because they want to feel better – either physically or mentally. Some aspect of their appearance bothers them enough that it makes them self-conscious or uncomfortable. Plastic surgery may offer a way to resolve those issues. Previously we talked about the physical health benefits that plastic surgery can […]

Are There Health Benefits From Plastic Surgery?

It’s easy to get caught up in the idea that plastic surgery is a simple vanity project, but for many people who choose to have plastic surgery, that’s just not true. There are a wide variety of potential health benefits that plastic surgery can offer – and these are often benefits that lifestyle changes like […]

Plastic Surgery and Diabetes

More than 30 million Americans have diabetes, and about three million of them live in Texas –that’s nearly 15 percent of the Texas population. What that means for us is that of all the people in Texas who are considering plastic surgery, at least some of them will also happen to be diabetic. Why is […]

The Trouble With Snapchat Filters and Selfies

If you’ve been watching social media at all lately, you’ve no doubt seen the rampant use of FaceApp by people hoping to see what they will look like as they age. As you might imagine, this is not the typical request of those who visit Dr. Slack’s office! But that doesn’t mean social media isn’t […]

What is Local Anesthesia for Plastic Surgery?

If you’re like most people planning plastic surgery, you arrived at the decision after plenty of thought and research. This means you’ve probably considered what type of anesthesia is appropriate for you. We recently discussed general anesthesia where the patient is completely asleep and unaware during surgery. Today let’s dig into local anesthesia for plastic […]