Plastic Surgery Blog2021-09-08T20:52:32+00:00

Gummy Bear Implants

June 23, 2022|

Requests from patients during their initial breast augmentation consultation for the “gummy bear” implant are becoming more and more frequent. They have either read or been told about the advantages of “gummy bear” silicone gel implants but don’t have an understanding of “cohesive” silicone gel implants. These two terms are [...]

Plastic Surgery Insights from Dr. Slack

January 5, 2022|

'Black Box' Warning on Breast Implants: What You Need to Know The FDA recently asked for new "black box" warning labels on all breast implant packaging and has required Plastic Surgeons to deliver specific information about potential health risks posed by these devices. In addition, they updated their screening recommendations--now [...]

Plastic Surgery Insights from Dr. Slack

June 24, 2021|

How Old Do You Need to Be to Have a Breast Reduction Unfortunately, there is not a “textbook” answer to this question. There are many different factors that come into play when deciding with the patient and her parents whether a breast reduction procedure is warranted, including age, but this [...]

Plastic Surgery Insights from Dr. Slack

April 26, 2021|

How Much Does A Breast Augmentation Cost? Not surprisingly, one of the most searched terms relative to breast augmentation is “what does a breast augmentation cost?” Costs actually vary from Plastic Surgeon to Plastic Surgeon as well as from region to region across the country. So short of actually contacting [...]

Plastic Surgery Insights from Dr. Slack

March 17, 2021|

What, No Drains with a Tummy Tuck???? Drains are a necessary evil after many different surgical procedures . They are placed to prevent the complication of seroma from developing. A seroma is the collection of fluid beneath the skin within the surgical site. It forms due to the normal leakage [...]

Plastic Surgery Insights from Dr. Slack   

February 26, 2021|

No narcotics after a tummy tuck, are you crazy? In response to the opioid crisis in America, the US government asked physicians to consider prescribing less narcotic medication. This ask included reducing the number of narcotics patients were given after surgery. Some even went as far as suggesting no narcotics [...]

Award Winning Scar and Skin Repair Treatment

January 21, 2021|

Venus Concept Venus Viva™ has been named Scar & Skin Repair Treatment of the Year from the My Face My Body Global Aesthetic Awards for 2020! The Venus Viva aesthetic device was recognized for innovation and customer excellence. Top plastic surgeon, Dr. Charles Slack, is pleased to offer Venus Viva [...]

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