Tag Archives: plastic surgery

25

Oct

A Rhinoplasty Story Three Years in the Making.

Published: October 25, 2013

A week ago  I did a rhinoplasty on a very lovely and determined young lady. I first met her in 2010 at the age of 22, when she was a student and waitress. She came to see me from New England because I did a rhinoplasty on a relative of hers and “loved” the result. … Continue reading A Rhinoplasty Story Three Years in the Making.


18

Oct

Laser Scar Removal vs. Surgical

Published: October 18, 2013

 What’s the difference between Laser Scar Removal vs. Surgical ? Laser scar treatment is a modern technique for improving all types of scars.  This also can be accomplished by time tested techniques such as dermabrasion as well. Whether your blemishes were caused by acne, a wound or a medical condition, laser treatments or dermabrasion can help reduce the … Continue reading Laser Scar Removal vs. Surgical


6

Sep

What Should I Know when I Come to New York City for Plastic Surgery?

Published: September 6, 2013

What should I know when I come to New York City for plastic surgery? Over the past several decades there has been a huge upswing in medical tourism. Medical tourism is the practice of traveling to another locale to undergo plastic surgery procedures. The reason for medical tourism gaining a foothold outside of the US, often … Continue reading What Should I Know when I Come to New York City for Plastic Surgery?


30

Aug

When is it OK for kids to have plastic surgery?

Published: August 30, 2013

So when is it ok for kids to have plastic surgery? Otoplasty is from the Greek word “to shape,” but specifically refers to surgery to the ears, the most common plastic surgery procedure for children. The need for otoplasty may come from a congenital defect, trauma, or deformities. Natural proportion, contours, and general appearance of … Continue reading When is it OK for kids to have plastic surgery?


23

Aug

Erasing the Stigma of Plastic Surgery.

Published: August 23, 2013

No disrespect meant to a superstar that has passed on, but Michael Jackson gave plastic surgery a bad name and a bad face to go with it. His money and mania took a handsome face and turned it into a Halloween mask. He had so many surgeries that real damage was done to his nose, … Continue reading Erasing the Stigma of Plastic Surgery.


14

Jun

A Gift.

Published: June 14, 2013

 I have been teaching residents since I was a fellow in 1987-88. Teaching surgery and the art of Medicine is one of the most rewarding parts of an academic medical practice. Even in private practice, the residents from the Columbia University/ New York Hospital program continue to rotate through my office. They learn facial plastic … Continue reading A Gift.


7

Dec

Revision Rhinoplasty New York City

Published: December 7, 2009

Dr. Pearlman has extensively studied revision rhinoplasty. Recently he presented at the AAFPRS on why patients seek revision surgery, from a patients point of view. This is the first in a series reviewing the major issues in revision rhinoplasty.