Author Archives: The Plastic Truth

About The Plastic Truth

Plastic Surgery Practice Manager, Founder of ThePlasticTruth.com, kidney donor, website administrator, all things plastic surgery blogger, and non-profit executive administrator. Google theplastictruth@aol.com

What you need to know before you go for your Breast Augmentation Consultation

Choose your surgeon wisely Choosing a surgeon who is Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery should be your first requirement.  A recent survey conducted by RealSelf.com found that patient satisfaction is 30% higher when patients chose a … Continue reading

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2018: Your Doctor is a Plastic Surgeon

For over 12 years I have worked for my husband in his Plastic Surgery Practice in Birmingham, Alabama.  I began by managing his Cleft Lip/Palate Clinic  which included fighting with insurance companies to cover the medically necessary services for these … Continue reading

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ASPS – ASAPS Unification by Pamela Howard

A recent proposal is on the table calling for the “unification” of the American Society of Plastic Surgeon and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.  Those in favor cite “economic” reasons as well as the “creation” of a more “aesthetic” … Continue reading

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The Plastic Surgery Blog There are literally hundreds of companies developing, manufacturing, and selling laser systems to treat a wide variety of ailments. Some of these laser platforms actually work, but for the most part they never live-up to the … Continue reading

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Breast Implant Revision Surgery on the Rise

Breast augmentation has been one of the most popular cosmetic procedures for almost 50 years.  This plastic surgery procedure has had some low moments with the controversy surrounding the silicone implants.  Saline breast implants stepped up for the spotlight, but … Continue reading

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No Difference Between Cosmetic Surgery and Plastic Surgery by Pamela Howard

CFBEYTGYSVC7 There is no difference between Cosmetic Surgery & Plastic Surgery.  The difference is between Cosmetic/Plastic AND Reconstructive Surgery.  A REAL Plastic Surgeon is trained in  both: Cosmetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery. Reconstructive Plastic Surgery is the foundation for Cosmetic … Continue reading

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Board Certification for Plastic Surgeons

Did you know that any licensed medical doctor can claim to be a “cosmetic” or “plastic” surgeon regardless of their training?  Yes, it is true and it is legal!  Plastic Surgeons are highly trained for their specialty just as neurosurgeons are … Continue reading

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