Plastic Surgery Blog

Why 3 Syringes of Fillers Can Look Overfilled and Why 30 May Not

Published on April 10, 2013 by

Recently, I had a lady who at the age of 57 started modeling for the first time in her life thanks in large part to the syringes I have put into her face to make her look better.  Her new boyfriend remarked that she looked better than she had when he saw her 7 years […]

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Notched Nostrils Following a Nose Job (Rhinoplasty)

Published on March 28, 2013 by

Notched Nostrils Following a Nose Job (Rhinoplasty) Another problem after a bad nose job rhinoplasty that to me is a telltale sign of bad work is a notched or V-shaped nostril.  The curvature of the nostril rim should form a gentle upside U-shape.  When it has been operated on in the past, it can look […]

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Getting Past Revision Plastic Surgery

Published on February 6, 2013 by

Getting Past Revision Plastic Surgery One of the toughest things that I have to deal with is a patient who is dissatisfied either with my work or with another surgeon’s work.  I have many individuals who come to me with a sullen demeanor about what another physician created and what could I do to fix […]

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Forgiveness in Cosmetic Surgery

Published on March 4, 2012 by

Forgiveness in Cosmetic Surgery Many times I have individuals who come to me who are very depressed about a previous cosmetic surgery procedure that they elected to have done.  I can see that for me to help them with anything new that I would first have to help them overcome their previous relationship with their […]

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Kenny Rogers and Bad Blepharoplasty and Browlift Surgery

Published on January 8, 2012 by

Kenny Rogers and Bad Blepharoplasty and Browlift Surgery Obviously, there is quite a bit of brouhaha about Kenny Rogers’ facial work. His alien appearance has clearly become the poster child for bad facial plastic surgery. If you are wondering what I see as far as his bad work is concerned, I can break it down […]

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Wayne Newton’s Browlift

Published on November 19, 2011 by

Wayne Newton’s Browlift Wayne Newton has obviously had quite a bit of face work that has left him looking plastic, which is not the intended outcome of plastic surgery.   Most of you know that the plastic in plastic surgery comes from the Greek word, plastikos, meaning to change the shape.  In this case, the shape […]

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Scar Revision Testimonial from C.S.

Published on June 18, 2009 by

Dear Dr. Lam, I am very happy to have been referred to you for my scar. As you said it would be, it is much smaller and looks great compared to the way it was before the surgery. Sincerely, C.S.

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Nose Correction Testimonial

Published on June 18, 2009 by

Dear Dr. Lam, As a young patient of yours, I’d like to express my deepest gratitude and appreciation for investing so much time into educating me during our conversations and my visits, for inspiring me with your words of wisdom, and for always having my best interests at heart. I truly admire you not only […]

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Published on April 11, 2008 by

I just posted several thank you letters in my written testimonials section.  One of the most moving testimonials is from a young girl that I did a corrective rhinoplasty that not only helped her look better but so that she could also breathe again.  Her father wrote a very moving letter too.  I posted them […]

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