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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 [...]

Which Breast Implants are Best, Silicone or Saline?

January 12, 2021|

Patients often ask if saline or silicone breast implants are better for breast augmentation. Understanding the characteristics of the various implants is key in choosing the appropriate implant that is going to achieve thelookand feel you desire. There are many types, sizes and profiles of breast implants to consider. Dr. Charles [...]

Natural Looking Hair Restoration Results

December 28, 2020|

Hair loss treatment options have improved tremendously! Your hair can be restored to a more natural, youthful appearance with little downtime. Thicker, fuller hair can be achieved through a minimally invasive technique called follicular unit extraction (FUE), a major advancement in hair restoration. Dr. Charles Slack in Allen highly recommends [...]

What Treatments Build Collagen and Elastin?

December 16, 2020|

Collagen and elastin are essential proteins found in the body that have many important functions. These two proteins work together to give the skin its shape and firmness. As we start to age, our collagen and elastin production steadily decline. Weak collagen translates to crepey, wrinkled skin, while weak elastic [...]

Loose Skin after Weight Loss. Now What?

November 11, 2020|

After weight loss, especially substantial weight loss, loose skin often remains no matter how much diet and exercise you do. Your options to reduce loose skin vary depending on how much loose skin you have. Board certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Charles Slack, will discuss with you the best options for [...]

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