Category Archives: Patient Care

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Post-Operative Care After Plastic Surgery

Post-operative care after surgery helps patients achieve their optimal results. Most surgical patients experience some bruising and swelling that usually peaks at 3 days from surgery. Careful surgical technique, however, minimizes the bruising and swelling for most patients. Peri-Operative Care … Continue reading

Deciding On Your Best Option: Mid Facelift vs. Mini Facelift

There are multiple types of facelifts; determining which procedure is right for you can be difficult. We want to help our patients make the right choices concerning their personal appearance, so we’re going to help you select a procedure that … Continue reading

Communication Between Doctor and Patient in Albany, NY

I recently started answering questions on the plastic surgery Q&A website “Real Self” – it’s a neat new service that has the potential to be a truly great (they just need to improve a few key features which I plan to write about in a later blog post). That said, from reading and answering the many questions that come into my email each day I think what stands out most is the frequent lack of clear and completely open communication between patients and their doctors. Continue reading