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 […]
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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 […]
The CDC tells us that nearly 35 percent of Americans are classified as obese, meaning they have a body mass index, or BMI, of 30 or more. Another one-third of us are considered overweight but not obese. It’s no wonder that weight loss concerns are on the minds of Americans, including plastic surgery patients. But […]
“To be perfectly honest with you, I wasn’t having a mid-life crisis, so I wasn’t really looking for this.” For David D., it wasn’t a mid-life crisis, but mid-night tv watching that triggered the decision to have a hair transplant via Neograft® hair restoration. With a young son who is often up at night, David […]
Have you ever found out a friend was having surgery, only to have them reassure you that “It’s outpatient surgery so it’s not that serious.”? While it’s true that surgeries at outpatient facilities generally carry less risk than those that require an overnight stay at the hospital, the idea that it isn’t that serious is […]
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 […]
Most of our life choices carry a certain amount of risk. Each time we get behind the wheel of the car or sign a form allowing our child to participate in sports, we accept a basic level of risk. We do this because we feel the reward outweighs the potential downside. When choosing to have […]
When considering cosmetic procedures of any kind – from the most extensive Mommy Makeover to a little liposuction to tighten up a trouble spot – you have to think about what role anesthesia will play. Anesthesia refers to the medication given to limit discomfort during a surgical procedure. There are two main types used for […]
It’s that time of year again – time to start thinking about what you are going to do in 2019 to be a better spouse, parent, employee or employer, humanitarian, etc. Those are great resolutions, and we encourage you to think about them if you feel you need to. But let’s not kid ourselves – […]
North Texas Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
1105 Central Expressway N
Building One, Suite 370
Allen, Texas 75013
Monday – Thursday:
8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. – Noon (once a month)
Our Allen, Texas office is conveniently located 30 minutes north of Dallas and easily accessible from surrounding cities such as Plano, McKinney, and Frisco, Texas.
We are located in the professional building at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen.