Category Archives: Plastic Surgery



Men Want to Look Good Too

Published: March 1, 2019

Men have the advantage of looking more and more distinguished as they age. Out here in the American West, home of the stereotypical rugged cowboy and hard-working ranch hand, a few wrinkles and a slightly weathered look can certainly add to a man’s sex appeal. While men don’t always want to look younger, they do always want to feel...

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An Update on Implant Position in Breast Augmentation

Published: January 22, 2017

This is an update to a blog post that I made last year on whether patients undergoing breast augmentation should place the implants above or below the pectoralis major muscle. In conjunction with the study that I mentioned in that prior blog, we now have another, recently published study from one of my dear colleagues and associates in the...

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Membership in the Local Plastic Surgery Society May Be the Most Important Credential

Published: November 24, 2016

In an effort to help patients understand the important credentials that they should look for in a plastic surgeon, I offer this discourse: As part of a patient's due diligence in researching the qualifications of their prospective plastic surgeon, they frequently will notice the surgeon's memberships in professional organizations. Some surgeons...

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Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (ALCL) Image

I Gotta Give It To a Colleague

Published: June 27, 2016

As we learn more and more about a very unusual condition called Breast Implant Associated-Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma, I think a colleague and fellow member of the Plastic Surgery Channel really summed up our current understanding of this condition. I suggest you watch the video they produced that features Bruce Vannata,...

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Quick Plastic Surgery Statistics

Published: August 11, 2015

Because we operate exclusively in our own certified surgical facility, we often fail to recognize how little patients really think about where they are having their surgery. As experienced and committed surgeons, we are sure to always put the patient's safety first and foremost in our minds. Consequently, when recent research was released by the...

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Published: April 15, 2015

As 2015 rolls on, plastic surgeons are sharing their predictions about what they expect will happen in the world of cosmetic surgery this year. With an improving economy and more public comfort regarding the safety of treatments, interest in both surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures is expected to continue to climb. If you're ready to...

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Tummy Tuck - Weight Loss

Tummy Tuck Sustains Weight Loss

Published: October 14, 2014

TIGHTEN UP TO KEEP THE WEIGHT OFF Your weight-loss surgery was a success! You've reached your goal weight, and you're feeling great -- but what about that loose, hanging skin? We offer a variety of options for surgery after weight loss in Salt Lake City, including tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), arm lift(brachioplasty), belt lipectomy (often called...

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From Kim Kardashian to Angelina Jolie: The Most Wanted Celebrity Body Parts

Published: September 19, 2014

Hollywood beauties certainly set the bar high when it comes to physical perfection. So, which celebrity body parts do women most covet? To find out, -- an online community focused on cosmetic surgery procedures -- took a look in its forums to see whose names popped up the most. Kim Kardashian's butt (which can be replicated with a...

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Safe Navigation

Published: June 1, 2014

As an introduction to my upcoming posts (that I hope you will find engaging), I want to share a few heartfelt thoughts. Those of you who keep up with our Facebook, Twitter, and blog writings may recall that I recently posted lessons extracted from a speech by Admiral William McRaven. He is the former Commander, Joint Special Operations Command,...

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Time Isn’t Necessarily on Your Side, Unless You Know a Trusted Plastic Surgeon.

Published: May 9, 2014

Patients who come into the plastic surgeon’s office might have one or more procedures in mind, but in general, they want to look good for their age and slow down the aging process. From keeping skin looking smooth and bright to helping their weight-loss goals by minimizing problem areas and contouring the figure, there are many options...

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