Patient Education
Fat Transfer to the Breast Columbus, Ohio
My staff and I often receive questions about fat transfer to the breast and if this is a possible treatment for breast augmentation. I like to explain to my patients that there are two different scenarios where a surgeon may use fat transfer to the breast.  One is for breast ...
The Different Types of Liposuction
I often receive questions about the various types of liposuction and the contrast between them.  People often get confused due to the different terms used within the plastic surgery industry.  The different types of liposuction actually only depend on what energy is used to break up ...
Not Everyone is a Candidate for Plastic Surgery
We ask a lot of questions on our plastic surgery patient demographic form. The usual questions include your name, address, phone number, emergency contact, medical history, and previous surgeries.  However, one question that stands alone and seems odd to most of our patients is, “Have ...
When Your Nose Doesn’t Fit (Book Introduction)
Of all facial plastic surgery cosmetic procedures, I believe rhinoplasty surgery demands the most skill and creativity. Even though the nose occupies a very small area of the central face, it is incredibly important to facial balance, symmetry and harmony, not to mention respiratory function. ...
Rhinoplasty Surgery - Nose Job Columbus, Ohio
Current trends and new techniques in rhinoplasty surgery Columbus, Ohio: 2014 Rhinoplasty surgery is one of the oldest plastic surgery procedures. Incidence of rhinoplasty or nose reshaping surgery remains relatively constant from year to year. There is a recent economic downturn caused a ...
Facial Plastic Surgery Review Sites - Columbus, Ohio
Good morning, I'm Dr Michael Sullivan, facial plastic surgeon at the Sullivan Centre in Columbus, Ohio. This morning I wanted to talk a little bit about review sites such as Yelp, RealSelf and Google+. A recent article in the Columbus Dispatch, and I think it was also reported in Good Morning ...
How Much Younger Will You be with a Plastic Surgery?
Video Highlights 0:05 How many years can plastic surgery slash from your looks? 0:15 Dr Adamson & Simms study 0:27 The verdict from raters 0:33 Three years younger 0:38 Other views - 7-10 years younger 0:49 Why it's a wrong question to ask 1:10 The impact of plastic surgery Hello, I'm Dr ...
Upper Arm Surgery - Columbus Ohio
Video Highlights 0:05 Interest groups who want upper arm alteration 0:14 Large weight loss groups 0:19 Bariatric surgery patients 0:49 Do you need brachioplasty? 0:55 Will there be scars? 1:07 The "bat wings" 1:16 Men and women who wants more upper arm definition 1:31 Liposuction option 1:36 ...
Seven Questions to Ask a Plastic Surgeon
When you’re in the process of finding a plastic surgeon in Columbus, you need to be prepared with a comprehensive list of questions to screen the candidates. But do you know which questions should be on that list? Part of our mission statement is devoted to patient education, and we believe ...
Finding the Right Fit
I am asked on a daily basis about finding the right fit. I am not talking about a mate, but about the right bra. It is estimated that over 80 percent of women are wearing the wrong size bra, which means that only 20 percent of us are reaping the benefits from well-fitting bras. You may ask: ...
Awake Plastic Surgery: A Report on this New Trend
Is "Awake Plastic Surgery" Safe? We are committed to staying up-to-date on the latest developments in plastic surgery and offering educated opinions on news items. Recently, we found a number of articles about a hyped method for cosmetic surgery known as “Awake Plastic Surgery.” We are not ...
Dr. Mike’s Take on Good to Great by Jim Collins
Thoughts on Jim Collins' Good to Great I recently listened to an audio book by Jim Collins titled Good to Great. I don’t know about you, but I never can find enough time to actually sit down and finish a book. So I always have one downloaded on my iPhone so I can listen when I’m in the car ...