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Achieving a safe and reliable outcome for a procedure is paramount.  This requires collaboration among the patient, the facial plastic surgeon, and the skilled staff at the office or facility. What can you do? Do your homework—on the surgeon, the facility, and how to be...

The quest for the “best deal” in cosmetic surgery can have fatal consequences.  The internet is packed with advertisements for cheap cosmetic surgery in third-world countries.  These ads often have “testimonials” from supposed patients, who say they have had successful cosmetic surgery in other countries...

The internet is flooded with advertisements and “infomercials” on “Mommy Makeovers.”  While it is well known that procedures on breasts and the abdomen are frequently performed to improve the sequelae of pregnancy and childbirth, the topic of labiaplasty is less-well covered.  Even the terminology is...

I am very happy to announce the endodontic practice of my daughter-in-law, Dr. Abigail Edds. Abby graduated with honors from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry in 2003, and then completed a one-year residency in Hospital and General Dentistry at Indiana University. After 7...

Latest trends in facial plastic surgery The survey results are in! According to facial plastic surgeons of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the top three trends in 2015 were requests for natural-looking rhinoplasty results (74 percent), combined surgical and non-surgical procedures (72...

On May 16, 2014, Dr. Edds will be the Mission Director, leading a team of surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, surgical technicians and support staff to Santa Marta, Colombia for a medical mission. This mission, sponsored by Healing The Children, Northeast, treats children in Colombia, South America,...

You probably have heard about the “Kylie Jenner Challenge,”or maybe you have even seen some of the videos all over social media. Young women have been using various suction techniques?e.g., sucking on a shot glass or using a device called CandyLipz?to enlarge their pout. Doctors...