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Survival of the Prettiest Part 2: Do Blondes Have More Fun?

Published on January 21, 2014 by

As a follow-up to the blog on how we relate to babies, Nancy Etcoff in her book, Survival of the Prettiest, argues that men are more attracted to blonde women than to darker haired women, whereas women are attracted to the polar opposite, i.e., a darker-shaded male.  The reason that she argues that men are […]

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Dr. Sam Lam Is Scheduled To Speak At “THE FACE”

Published on August 7, 2013 by

Dallas facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Sam Lam is scheduled to be one of the faculty members at the upcoming European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery Congress in Norway, commonly referred to as “THE FACE”.  The international conference is being organized by the European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery and will be held on August 28th – […]

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Survival of the Prettiest Part 3: The Uncanny Valley

Published on March 14, 2013 by

One of the biggest concerns that I have from prospective patients is that they not look weird, the fear stemming from seeing unnatural celebrities that are frightening to them in magazines and on television.  The question I get all the time is “If celebrity X has all the money in the world, how can she […]

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Survival of the Prettiest Part 2: Do Blondes Have More Fun?

Published on March 7, 2013 by

Survival of the Prettiest Part 2:  Do Blondes Have More Fun? As a follow-up to the blog on how we relate to babies, Nancy Etcoff in her book, Survival of the Prettiest, argues that men are more attracted to blonde women than to darker haired women, whereas women are attracted to the polar opposite, i.e., […]

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Flow and Passion in Facial Plastic Surgery

Published on February 11, 2012 by

Flow and Passion in Facial Plastic Surgery The Hungarian psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi came up with the concept of flow, the time when skills and passion intersect and the person gets lost in his work.  Think of a great sports player who is completely in sync with his work.  That flow is what drives me deeply.  […]

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Trusting My Expertise in Facial Plastic Surgery

Published on December 31, 2011 by

Trusting My Expertise in Facial Plastic Surgery I was giving a lecture a few years ago in Hilton Head when the surgeon before me who is about 30 years older than I am said, “Give a patient what they want not what they need.” I went on stage right after him and said, “I give […]

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The Plastic Surgery Trifecta: Education, Experience, and Results

Published on December 12, 2011 by

The Plastic Surgery Trifecta:  Education, Experience, and Results Many times my patients say that all they care about are the results.  However, although I agree that results are king, everything else matters too.  First, education is the cornerstone to every consultation and even every postoperative visit that I make with a patient.  If I do […]

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Bruce Jenner and Thoughts About Bad Facelifts

Published on May 20, 2011 by

Bruce Jenner and Thoughts About Bad Facelifts Unfortunately, the time that plastic surgery gets publicized is when it looks bad.  I too often hear, “Well, I can always spot out plastic surgery.”  Two things.  First, if facial plastic surgery is done well you should not be able to tell.  Second, even if you cannot tell, […]

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Charity Testimonial

Published on June 18, 2009 by

Dear Dr. Lam Words can never express the heartfelt thanks I feel for you for giving me the opportunity of a lifetime. I could never have done this financially. You are always kind, caring, gentle and I know you truly care about your patients. Qualities very seldom found in a Plastic Surgeon. I am so […]

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Salaam Namaste

Published on October 1, 2006 by

Salaam Namaste

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