Category Archives: Plastic Surgery

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Why Fall Is “Plastic Surgery Season”

Is there really a popular season for plastic surgery? At my Columbia, MO, practice, as well as plastic surgery practices around the country, women and men tend to schedule cosmetic surgery during the fall months for a variety of reasons. It's not that undergoing surgery at other time of the year isn't a good idea, …

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Never Too Old: Plastic Surgery After 65

One of the most important jobs I have is to thoroughly assess each patient's physical and emotional readiness to undergo a procedure, and one of the most common ways this comes up is when patients ask whether they are "too old" for plastic surgery. I hear this question often at my Columbia office, particularly for …

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Connecting with Our Community

When I completed my residency in 1987 as chief resident of plastic surgery at the University of Missouri in Columbia, physicians connected directly with patients and the community through the mailbox. And I'm talking about the one that sits on a post at the side of the road, not the one that sits on your …

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