Plastic Surgery Blog

Glass of Water Emptying: The Way I Explain the Aging of the Face

Published on June 28, 2013 by

Glass of Water Emptying:  The Way I Explain the Aging of the Face When people ask me whether fat grafting is permanent, I say yes and no.  Yes, it is permanent because if done well by an expert injector (which I consider myself one) then once the graft gains formal blood supply over a period […]

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Breaking down the Cheek into Aesthetic Subunits: Avoiding Chipmunk Cheeks

Published on June 13, 2013 by

Breaking down the Cheek into Aesthetic Subunits: Avoiding Chipmunk Cheeks There is nothing uglier than big, chipmunk cheeks other than perhaps a devil looking arched brow or a duck-like lip.  How do you avoid this problem?  Should one not fill the cheeks at all then?  The answer is no since the cheek is one of […]

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Type 1 and Type 2 Eyelids

Published on June 5, 2013 by

Type 1 and Type 2 Eyelids One of my colleagues came up with the distinction between two types of youthful eyelids.  Type 1 is a very full upper eyelid that hangs almost over the eyeball itself (not quite).  Type 2 eyelid is an eyelid that is much hollower but at the same time still distinguishes […]

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Breaking the Brow into Subunits: Designing a Brow for Cosmetic Improvement

Published on May 30, 2013 by

Breaking the Brow into Subunits: Designing a Brow for Cosmetic Improvement In a previous blog we discussed why low, full brows are sexy, youthful and attractive. In this blog, we will delve into the exact subcomponents of a brow that need to be filled to achieve that look.  I break the brow into multiple points depending […]

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When Do I Do an Upper-Eyelid Blepharoplasty and How?

Published on May 8, 2013 by

When Do I Do an Upper-Eyelid Blepharoplasty and How? But should we always just add fillers or fat to the upper frame of the eyelid and never remove any tissues?  The answer is no.  If the eyelid skin is above the eyelash margin, I rarely if ever remove skin.  Filling fat or fillers into the […]

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When Do I Do a Lower-Eyelid Blepharoplasty and How?

Published on May 2, 2013 by

When Do I Do a Lower-Eyelid Blepharoplasty and How? Like the upper eyelid, I find myself performing many more fat transfers to correct the aging process than traditional eyelid surgery.  Further, if I perform a traditional lower-eyelid procedure I will almost always use some fat transferred to improve the result.  In fact, I look at […]

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

Published on April 10, 2013 by

Pillow Faces Can Look Weird and Bad 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 […]

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Correcting Fat Loss in IPL Damage: My Thoughts

Published on March 19, 2013 by

Correcting Fat Loss in IPL Damage: My Thoughts Unfortunately, I have heard a lot on the Internet about facial fat loss following a laser treatment like intense pulsed light therapy, or IPL.  Fortunately, I have never seen a patient of mine with this outcome.  I think partly because this phenomenon is rare and partly because […]

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Recovery and Cost of Fillers vs. Fat Grafting

Published on February 13, 2013 by

Recovery and Cost of Fillers vs. Fat Grafting I would like to focus on two specific pros and cons with fillers and fat transfer: cost and recovery. In the younger patient (under 35 years of age), fillers typically are the most affordable way to make a face look more youthful. The reason for this is […]

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Top 10 Things People Worry about After a Fat Transfer (During the Recovery Period)

Published on January 16, 2013 by

Top 10 Things People Worry about After a Fat Transfer (During the Recovery Period) When I call one of my patients the night following a fat transfer procedure, I usually mention the top few things that can make them alarmed that will resolve over the period of the next couple of weeks.  Here is that […]

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High or Low Brows?: What is Sexier for Men and for Women?

Published on January 8, 2013 by

High or Low Brows?:  What is Sexier for Men and for Women? I am reading a book called Survival of the Prettiest by Nancy Etcoff in which she says studies have shown that a higher brow actually looks less attractive to subjects who viewed various individuals with different brow heights.  A low brow was considered […]

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The Outer Face: Converting Double Concavities into Convexities

Published on January 2, 2013 by

The Outer Face:  Converting Double Concavities into Convexities The one thing that I cannot stand is seeing a face that appears disjointed, i.e., part of the face has been over augmented relative to another.  Perhaps the two biggest problem areas that I see are the lips and the cheeks.  In fact, I have come up […]

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Cosmetic Facial Enhancement: A Mechanic vs. an Artist

Published on December 12, 2012 by

Cosmetic Facial Enhancement:  A Mechanic vs. an Artist I had a lady come to my office a few months ago who said that she went somewhere else for a facial fat transfer because it was a couple of thousand dollars less than what I charged.  She then came to me to touch up the work […]

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Fat Grafting: A Little Everywhere

Published on November 25, 2012 by

Fat Grafting:  A Little Everywhere Good taste with clothing means that the items one wears are in harmony, possess style, cut well, and made of good material.  Good cosmetic facial surgery is very similar.  The products (materials) one uses can determine the outcome and certain fillers, e.g., fat, Restylane, and Juvederm, work better in certain […]

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Hollywood’s Pillow Face is a Problem

Published on August 27, 2012 by

Hollywood’s Pillow Face is a Problem Cameron Diaz’s Chipmunk Cheeks As many of you know, I love facial volumization in which lost soft tissue of the face from aging is restored using fat grafting and/or injectable fillers.  The word that has dominated the media is a “pillow face” to describe this facial fullness.  I am […]

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The Happiness Hypothesis and Plastic Surgery

Published on July 30, 2012 by

The Happiness Hypothesis and Plastic Surgery The Happiness Hypothesis and Plastic Surgery A great book that I read last year was Jonathan Haidt’s The Happiness Hypothesis in which the author outlines many parameters for happiness.  One of his points in the book is that great happiness that can last for years following cosmetic surgery.  Unlike […]

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Saving A Friend: When Maybe You Should Tell Someone You Had Plastic Surgery

Published on July 7, 2012 by

Saving A Friend:  When Maybe You Should Tell Someone You Had Plastic Surgery I had a patient of mine in whom I had done facial fillers and Botox treatments over a period of two years.  In a word, she looked fabulous.  At 47 years of age she looked like she was in her mid-30s.  One […]

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The Two-Finger Rule

Published on June 21, 2012 by

The Two-Finger Rule Almost every day a patient comes to me holding up the sides of her face and asking, “Can you do this for me?”  The answer almost invariably is no, and I would like to take this blog to have you understand why that is.  I like to call this the “Two-Finger Rule” […]

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Dr. Sam Lam Interviewed by Medical Spa MD For His Entrepreneurial Work and Facial Cosmetic Surgery Expertise

Published on May 24, 2012 by

Dr. Sam Lam Interviewed by Medical Spa MD For His Entrepreneurial Work and Facial Cosmetic Surgery Expertise Dr. Sam Lam was recently interviewed by Medical Spa MD, an online community comprised of over 5,000 physicians and medical providers actively engaged in the field of cosmetic medicine.  During his interview, Dr. Lam was asked questions about […]

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Understanding the Brow as a Balloon: The Role of Fat Grafting to the Brow

Published on May 13, 2012 by

Understanding the Brow as a Balloon:  The Role of Fat Grafting to the Brow One of the most confusing things that I do is to inflate a brow/upper eyelid with fat or filler when someone instinctively thinks that her brow is already too heavy and sagging.  If someone really does not get it, all I […]

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Heidi Montag Plastic Surgery: What Are My Thoughts

Published on April 21, 2012 by

Heidi Montag Plastic Surgery:  What Are My Thoughts Obviously, when a famous celebrity gets plastic surgery, there is a thunderstorm of opinions that surround that event.  Mostly these opinions originate from the lay press, and at other times these opinions appear as sound bites from a media-hungry or media-savvy plastic surgeon.  My goal in this […]

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Understanding the Role of Artistry in Cosmetic Surgery and Enhancement

Published on April 16, 2012 by

Understanding the Role of Artistry in Cosmetic Surgery and Enhancement Pablo Picasso Studio One of the greatest compliments that I received was from an Italian plastic surgeon who flew from Italy trusting me to work on his wife’s face, which I performed in front of him.  I undertook a fat transfer on her face to […]

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Joan Rivers Plastic Surgery: From Overlifted to Overfilled

Published on January 28, 2012 by

Joan Rivers Plastic Surgery: From Overlifted to Overfilled Joan Rivers, From Overlifted to Overfilled Joan Rivers has been the poster child of bad plastic surgery for quite some time now.  She was one of the most overlifted individuals that anyone has ever witnessed, but I believe that she may have gone overboard in the other […]

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Dr Samuel Lam Featured In NewBeauty Magazine

Published on January 13, 2012 by

Dr Samuel Lam Featured In NewBeauty Magazine National Glossy Magazine Heralded As The Ultimate Cosmetic Enhancement Guide. Samuel M. Lam, MD, FACS, is featured in the Winter/Spring 2012 edition of NewBeauty magazine, which is due on newsstands in January 2012. The featured article discusses some of Dr Lam’s facial rejuvenation procedures and techniques that minimize […]

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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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Avoiding Bad Eyelid Surgery: Preserve the Canthus At All Costs

Published on December 26, 2011 by

Avoiding Bad Eyelid Surgery: Preserve the Canthus At All Costs I oftentimes hear a patient come to me to say, “I don’t want to look like celebrity…” who has had too much surgery done or a friend that has been subject to similar bad work.  If the surgery has to do with the eyes, there […]

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Eyebags, Shorelines, and Rocks

Published on December 18, 2011 by

Eyebags, Shorelines, and Rocks When we talk about eyebags, we are focused on the obvious, which is that there is a protuberant bag of tissue. However, is this really the case in the majority of situations? My answer is no. What I oftentimes see is that the lower orbital bony rim becomes exposed over time […]

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Priscilla Presley and Bad Silicone

Published on December 5, 2011 by

Unfortunately, celebrities seem to be victims of shysters and crooks.  As far as what I have heard, Priscilla Presley had silicone injected into her face by an unlicensed individual leaving her permanently scarred.  As you can see in this photo, her cheeks were made way too large, whereas her upper and lower face was left […]

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How I use Permanent Facial Fillers: Fat, Silicone, Bellafill(Artefill)

Published on November 26, 2011 by

How I use Permanent Facial Fillers: Fat Transfer, Silicone, Bellafill(Artefill) In my clinical practice I use both temporary and permanent facial fillers depending on a mixture of budget, desires, and safety. Although permanent fillers carry the risk that they are indeed permanent, I believe that it is important to delineate safety guidelines and also to […]

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Differentiating Type 1 from Type 2 Eyes When Considering Fat Transfer to the Upper Eyelid/Brow Complex

Published on November 5, 2011 by

Differentiating Type 1 from Type 2 Eyes When Considering Fat Transfer to the Upper Eyelid/Brow Complex A colleague of mine really got it right when he created a new perspective on seeing youthful eyes.  He called them Type 1 and Type 2 eyes.  I cannot recall which one was which, which is not important.  Suffice […]

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Leveraging the Hardness of Products in Cosmetic Injectable Fillers

Published on October 9, 2011 by

Leveraging the Hardness of Products in Cosmetic Injectable Fillers How hard an injectable product is can be a very good thing or a not so good thing. In any case, I try to use products based on its hardness factors for differing effects on the face. One of the softest materials that I use is […]

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Exploring The Recovery Period After Plastic Surgery: The Concept of Personal Time

Published on September 18, 2011 by

Exploring the Recovery Period after Plastic Surgery:  The Concept of Personal Time Many times during a recovery following plastic surgery we imbue that time with heavily negative connotations.  We reflect on everything that we could otherwise be doing. We think about the lost wages or time away from work.  We contemplate the time that we […]

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Robert Downey, Jr.: A Double Standard for Attractiveness

Published on August 28, 2011 by

Robert Downey, Jr.:  A Double Standard for Attractiveness I am always looking to understand what makes someone attractive.  I find Robert Downey Jr. better looking now in his 40s than when he was in his twenties. Same thing goes for George Clooney.  The gray hair and some wrinkles are not necessarily a bad thing in […]

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Depression After Plastic Surgery

Published on July 14, 2011 by

Depression After Plastic Surgery The goal of these blog articles is to discuss the good, the bad, and the ugly with regard to facial cosmetic surgery. Depression is an ugly word but it is important to mention it to understand when someone experiences it after plastic surgery. Depression may arise during the first week or […]

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Suzanne Somer’s Facial Injections: Oh My God!

Published on July 11, 2011 by

Suzanne Somer’s Facial Injections:  Oh My God! Recently, I performed a fat transfer on a lady from Houston who showed me a photograph of Suzanne Somer’s during our preoperative visit the day before the procedure.  She had already sent me an email terribly worried about the procedure, asking whether I would make her look like […]

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Fat Processing for Fat Grafting: Does It Matter?

Published on July 6, 2011 by

Fat Processing for Fat Grafting: Does It Matter? One of the most common questions that I get on the forum is “How do you process your fat?” This question pertains to how fat, once harvested from the body, is treated before injection into the face and/or hands. I know the intent of the question is […]

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Madonna’s Cheek Implants

Published on July 1, 2011 by

Madonna’s Cheek Implants Madonna has had some amazing work done and also some very bad work done as well.  The one thing that gained my attention was her cheek augmentation she had a couple of years ago. Madonna’s Cheek Implants I believe she underwent cheek implants to make her look younger but the opposite effect […]

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Fat Grafting Master’s Seminar in Las Vegas 2011

Published on June 28, 2011 by

I gave this Master’s Seminar on Fat Grafting in Las Vegas on June 22, 2011, at the Vegas Cosmetic Surgery 2011 conference.

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Understanding The Aging Process Using Fat Grafting: A Glass Of Water Emptying

Published on June 15, 2011 by

Understanding the Aging Process Using Fat Grafting:  A Glass of Water Emptying The face undergoes significantly less gravitational descent than was once thought.  Although everyone oftentimes takes two fingers to lift up what appears to be sagging, this maneuver does not truly represent what can be accomplished with a lifting procedure nor does it reflect […]

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Understanding The Anterior Chin: The Upside Down U

Published on June 11, 2011 by

Understanding The Anterior Chin: The Upside Down U Aging of the chin area is one of the most confusing areas because people I believe focus on the wrong thing. Most oftentimes the concern is about a jowl or about a sagging puppet line. Alternatively, it is about the fine lines that can circumscribe the lips, […]

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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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Dismissing Fat Grafting Myths

Published on May 15, 2011 by

Dismissing Fat Grafting Myths After speaking with patients who are vaguely familiar with fat grafting I have encountered a lot of misunderstanding about how fat grafting works and a lot of this misunderstanding comes from other surgeons who do not understand it.  Here are some of the top myths on fat grafting that I would like […]

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Blink Effect: How We Perceive Beauty and the Role of Cosmetic Surgery Enhancement

Published on May 12, 2011 by

Blink Effect:  How We Perceive Beauty and the Role of Cosmetic Surgery Enhancement One of the most important things that a woman typically wants fixed is the fine lines around her mouth.  I have found this to be the case no matter if she is 33 years old or 85 years old.  Why is this […]

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Fat Grafting Recovery: Things You Need To Know Following Your Procedure

Published on May 9, 2011 by

Fat Grafting Recovery: Things You Need To Know Following Your Procedure One of the biggest concerns in our busy workaday America is “What is my recovery like after fat grafting?”  This is something that I will try to explore in this brief article to help prepare a prospective patient who is interested in having this […]

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Stem Cells and Fat Grafting: My Thoughts

Published on April 29, 2011 by

Stem Cells and Fat Grafting: My Thoughts Perhaps the hottest topic that we have today in cosmetic surgery is stem cells.  Do they exist?  How do we use them?  What are they good for?  Are there risks?  Unfortunately, even the most dogged proponents or detractors do not have clear answers to the above points.  I […]

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Fat Grafting Eyelid Series Part 2 of 2: Rethinking the Lower Eyelid

Published on April 14, 2011 by

Fat Grafting Eyelid Series Part 2 of 2:  Rethinking the Lower Eyelid This second article in the series focuses on techniques for lower eyelid rejuvenation.  The traditional way to manage the lower-eyelid aging was through a cutting procedure that involved either a skin cut or involved taking fat out from inside the eyelid without an […]

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Fat Grafting Eyelid Series Part 1 of 2: Rethinking Aging of the Upper Eyelid and Brow

Published on April 11, 2011 by

Fat Grafting Eyelid Series Part 1 of 2:  Rethinking Aging of the Upper Eyelid and Brow Traditionally, we have looked at the aging of the upper eyelid and brow through a gravitational model, i.e., we believe that the aging of the upper eyelid and brow sag over time.  This is not always the case.  In […]

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The Importance of the Buccal Zone: Joining the Mid to Lower Face

Published on April 7, 2011 by

The Importance of the Buccal Zone: Joining the Mid to Lower Face The buccal area is defined as the part of the face where if you sucked in your cheeks they would suck inward.  It is the area that in a very skinny person can make one look gaunt, and the buccal area resides in […]

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Recent Fat Grafting Video Testimonials

Published on April 2, 2011 by

Recent Fat Grafting Video Testimonials I have had several recent video testimonials by patients who have had my fat grafting services that I thought I would post here in this blog in addition to putting them in the video testimonial section of this Web site. I would truly like to thank my patients for their […]

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Fat Grafting Using a Hair Transplant Model for Understanding Part 3: Donor Dominance

Published on March 10, 2011 by

Fat Grafting Using a Hair Transplant Model for Understanding Part 3: Donor Dominance A new concept that really did not mature fully until I was preparing for my Vegas lecture in mid-2010 and then refined further as I was finishing my prep work for my St. Louis lecture in November 2010 was the concept of […]

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Fat Grafting Using a Hair Transplant Model for Understanding Part 2: The Dip

Published on March 6, 2011 by

Fat Grafting Using a Hair Transplant Model for Understanding Part 2: The Dip The early swelling of fat grafting that dominates the first 1 to 3 weeks after a procedure can be misconstrued as a result when it in fact is a mixture of engorged fat cells and postoperative swelling. Sometimes the stretched out appearance […]

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Fat Grafting Using a Hair Transplant Model for Understanding Part 1: Graft Growth

Published on February 27, 2011 by

Fat Grafting Using a Hair Transplant Model for Understanding Part 1:  Graft Growth Looking at my fat grafting results I was puzzled initially as to why I saw results continue to improve in patients somewhere between 6 months to 2 years after a procedure.  Being a very careful student of my own work by photographing […]

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Balance vs. Symmetry

Published on February 25, 2011 by

Balance vs. Symmetry We have all heard that symmetry is one of the cardinal signs of a beautiful face.  Studies in the animal kingdom have led us to believe that symmetry truly makes all the difference when selecting an ideal mate.  However, I would like to propose that symmetry is not as important as we […]

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Rethinking Facial Implants

Published on February 22, 2011 by

Rethinking Facial Implants When considering a cheek augmentation, consider truly what would benefit you most.  In many young individuals with weak bone structure, a cheek implant made of silicone or other material can be an ideal choice since it is reversible, easily inserted and can provide a better, more attractive structure to the face.  However, cheek […]

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Fat Grafting: Rethinking Aging of the Face

Published on February 17, 2011 by

Fat Grafting: Rethinking Aging of the Face A revolution is upon us today in how we see aging of the face and how we understand the aging process. In the past, the gravitational model held that all things fall including the brows, the eyelids, the cheeks, and the jawline. Using rigorous computer modeling and matching […]

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Advanced Facial Rejuvenation 2

Published on November 30, 2010 by

Title: Advanced Facial Rejuvenation Location: St. Louis, MO Description: Dr. Lam lectures on facial fat grafting in St. Louis, MO at St. Louis University. Start Date: 2010-11-19 End Date: 2010-11-20

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Advanced Facial Rejuvenation Course

Published on November 30, 2010 by

Title: Advanced Facial Rejuvenation Course Location: St. Louis, MO Link out: Click here Description: Dr. Lam lectures on fat grafting and assists in the cadaver workshop at St. Louis University in St. Louis, MO. Start Date: 2011-11-18 End Date: 2011-11-19

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American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) 2011 Fall Meeting

Published on November 30, 2010 by

Title: American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) 2011 Fall Meeting Location: San Francisco, California Link out: Click here Description: Dr. Lam lectures on facial fat grafting at the annual fall meeting of the American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery in San Francisco. Start Date: 2011-9-08 End Date: 2011-9-11

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Multi-Specialty Conference 2

Published on November 30, 2010 by

Title: Multi-Specialty Conference Location: Las Vegas, NV Description: Dr. Lam lectures on facial fat grafting at the Multi-Specialty Conference held at the Bellagio in Las Vegas. Start Date: 2011-6-22 End Date: 2011-6-26

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International Facial Plastic Surgery Meeting

Published on November 30, 2010 by

Title: International Facial Plastic Surgery Meeting Location: Hollywood, Florida Description: Dr. Lam lectures on alloplastic implants versus fat transfer and also lectures at a session that he moderates on facial fat grafting. Start Date: 2010-4-28 End Date: 2010-5-2

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Multi-Specialty Conference

Published on November 30, 2010 by

Title: Multi-Specialty Conference Location: Las Vegas, NV Description: Dr. Lam lectures on fat transfer and moderates a panel on fat grafting at the Multi-Specialty conference in Las Vegas held at the Bellagio. He also moderates a panel on latest advances in facial rejuvenation. Date: 2010-7-14

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XX Congress of the European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery

Published on November 30, 2010 by

Title: XX Congress of the European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery Location: Bruges, Belgium Description: Dr Lam is invited to lecture as a keynote speaker and to deliver a master class on fat grafting in Bruges, Belgium at the XX Congress of the European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery. Start Date: 2010-9-13 End Date: 2010-9-17

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Advanced Facial Rejuvenation

Published on November 30, 2010 by

Title: Advanced Facial Rejuvenation Location: St. Louis, MO Link out: Click here Description: Dr. Lam lectures at St. Louis University on how fat transfer is like a hair transplant. Start Date: 10-1-19 End Date: 10-1-20

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Your Face Like a Bed: Understanding Fat Transfer, Fillers, & Botox

Published on August 26, 2010 by

Dr. Lam talks about your face like a bed to understand how fat transfer, fillers, and Botox will help the face for facial rejuvenation.

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My Mom’s 3 Year Anniversary After Fat Transfer

Published on August 17, 2010 by

Dr. Lam’s mom is now 3 years after Fat Transfer and is nearing 71 years of age.  Here is her video testimonial:

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Fat Transfer Testimonial

Published on August 13, 2010 by

Dr. Lam’s patient, Amber, who is 1.5 years following a fat transfer and upper blepharoplasty talks about her experience and her results.

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Fat Grafting Testimonial 2 Years Out

Published on July 27, 2010 by

Della tells her story of her fat grafting with Dr. Lam and her feeling about her results.

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Fat Grafting Lecture by Dr. Sam Lam in Miami, Florida

Published on April 30, 2010 by

Fat grafting lecture given in Miami by Dr. Sam Lam at the 10th International Symposium of Facial Plastic Surgery: Part 1: Part 2:

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Lip Reduction/Correction of Fat Transfer and SMAS

Published on April 14, 2010 by

This woman came to have a correction via Lip Reduction of her lip that was augmented incorrectly with fat grafting and SMAS by another physician.  She talks about her experience for one day following the procedure.

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Fat Grafting Testimonial: Fixing Bad Plastic Surgery

Published on December 18, 2009 by

Using fat transfer/fat grafting, Dr. Sam Lam, corrected bad browlifting, midfacelifting, facelifting, and cheek implants that made the person look unnatural, older, and more masculine. 1.5 years following a single fat grafting session into the hands and face, this woman looks more youthful, less tired, more natural, and more feminine.

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Fat Grafting Testimonial December 2009

Published on December 15, 2009 by

Fat Grafting Testimonial “I cannot express how much I enjoyed the facility, Dallas, and the whole experience. Thank you soooooo much!!! Excellent job from all.”

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Fat Grafting Safety: Considering Weight Fluctuations

Published on December 15, 2009 by

Fat grafting, fat transfer as Dr. Samuel Lam discusses must be a safe procedure. Dr. Lam talks about his considerations for safe fat transfer based on the concept of weight fluctuations following a fat grafting procedure in this video:

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Facial Fat Grafting Lecture in Plano, Texas by Dr. Sam Lam

Published on December 4, 2009 by

Dr. Sam Lam lectures for Essential Energy in Plano, Texas on facial fat grafting also known as fat transfer, the most natural way to rejuvenate the aging face. Watch his video on fat transfer here below:

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Fat Grafting Lecture Given by Dr. Sam Lam

Published on November 20, 2009 by

Fat grafting is a technique used to rejuvenate the aging face in the most natural way all without incisions.  This permanent technique has been the main focus of Dr. Sam Lam’s practice and which he spoke on today in St. Louis, MO at the Advanced Techniques in Facial Rejuvenation course.  Here is a two-part video […]

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Fat Grafting & Rhytec Plasma Skin Resurfacing Testimonial

Published on June 18, 2009 by

Thanks again for always going beyond the call of duty in caring for your patients. Your gentle, concerned manner always instills us with confidence that we are in good hands. We know you have a great sense of humor. Hope you are able to take a little time for yourself and have some laughs. M […]

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Fat Grafting & Rhytec Plasma Skin Resurfacing Testimonial

Published on June 18, 2009 by

Dear Dr. Lam, I don’t know quite where to begin. A simple “thank you” seems so inadequate for my very pleasant experience and incredible surgical outcome. My husband and I “found you” on the Internet and all I can say is that it has been a “God thing”……from start to finish. Only He could have […]

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Fat Grafting & Upper Blepharoplasty Testimonial

Published on June 18, 2009 by

Dear Sam, As a years have rolled by, the man in the mirror had seemed to age more rapidly and less gracefully than I had hoped. I still felt young, active and maybe a bit adventuresome, but the droopy eyes, wrinkles and hollow face did not reflect that. I earnestly wanted to look more like […]

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2 Year Out Fat Grafting Testimonial

Published on March 27, 2008 by

I had a patient a few months ago asked me to post more testimonials and photos of patients at least a year or more out from fat transfer.  I have been trying to get people 2 to 3 years or more out to show you that fat grafting is not only permanent but actually can […]

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Vicki’s Video Diary on Fat Grafting

Published on March 3, 2008 by

Vicki, Dr. Lam’s patient, talks about her fat grafting experience every day following fat transfer for the first 6 days.  Watch her video and experience the recovery period with her.

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Face Lift (facelift), Fat Grafting, Plasma Skin Resurfacing Diary by Carey

Published on February 22, 2008 by

Carey films herself every day for a week following her facelift, fat transfer, and Rhytec Portrait plasma skin resurfacing to show you her recovery in depth.  Thanks Carey for helping me convey to prospective patients the dimensions of your recovery, including discomfort, swelling, and your perceptions.  Hopefully, this will reduce the fear of the unknown […]

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New Fat Grafting Diary from Debbie

Published on February 21, 2008 by

Debbie, who did a hair transplant diary (see www.hairtx.com) a few weeks ago, was kind enough to do a daily video diary on her fat grafting experience, which I just posted in the video diary section of the media center and under the “Resources” tab as well.  Hope this helps people considering fat transfer to see […]

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Facelift Alternative with Fat Grafting Featured on KVUE ABC in Austin, Texas

Published on February 19, 2008 by

I was featured last night on ABC (KVUE) in Austin, Texas by Christine Haas for fat grafting, featuring my patients Terri and Cathy.  To watch the video, you can visit the Press Videos section.

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Modern Luxury Dallas-“Fat Shift”

Published on February 2, 2006 by

Modern Luxury Dallas-“Fat Shift”

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