By Ramsey J. Choucair, M.D. “I want a toned abdominal contour and a smaller waist.” This is a common request that I often hear from many of my patients. A tummy tuck is a plastic surgery alternative that often fits the bill with such requests. However, one size does not fit all. What is a Tummy Tuck? A Tummy Tuck […]
One of the questions I am asked frequently is with regard to what kind of scarring many of the plastic surgery procedures produce on the way to getting the nice improvements from the surgery. Although most patients agree that the pros outweigh the cons, I wanted to offer realistic advice about what scars you can expect from different procedures.
As a plastic surgeon, one of the most common questions I’m asked when patients are considering a cosmetic procedure is, “How long is the recovery process?” The answers vary depending not only on the specific surgical procedure, but also on various factors such as performing multiple procedures, skin elasticity and the general health of the patient. Despite these variables, I’ve […]
As a plan of action for aging gracefully, Dr. Choucair developedThe Face Plan a comprehensive and completely customizable treatment plan based on each patient’s unique needs and desires as they relate to turning back the clock. Incorporating all possible options in facial rejuvenation, including both invasive and non-invasive methods, here is a peek inside potential plan options that span the decades—from […]
There is often significant confusion regarding the different options for improving abdominal contour. Ramsey J. Choucair M.D, renowned cosmetic and plastic surgeon based in Dallas, describes 3 different Tummy Tucks(also technically referred to as Abdominoplasty) with the following definitions. Which is right for you? 1. Full Abdominoplasty This includes an incision that extends from hip to hip, removes all the skin and […]