Breast Augmentation: It’s All About the Size!
A note from Tracey, our Office Manager and Patient Coordinator I have been the Patient Coordinator at The Sullivan Centre for over a decade. The question I most commonly receive from breast augmentation patients is about size. It is obvious that breast augmentation patients are unhappy with ...
Is It Time for a Change?
Is It Time for a Change in Your Makeup? I went home to visit my aunt recently and noticed her conglomeration of makeup lying on her vanity table. It took me back to when I was a little girl and used to secretly play in her makeup. The problem is that 40-plus years later, she is wearing the same ...
Bridal Blog, Part 4
Hillary’s most recent Bridal Blog … She is now under four months away from her wedding and is ramping up her skin care regimen! 123 days and counting! I know I say this every time, but I can’t believe how quickly time is flying by. I feel like we have done a lot recently, but then when I ...
Allergan in the News
Allergan Makes News As you may have seen in the news, Allergan Inc. recently agreed to pay $600 million in a settlement with the U.S. Government to resolve criminal and civil allegations that it encouraged doctors to use its wrinkle smoothing drug BOTOX® for uses that the Food and Drug ...
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 ...
Dr. Michael Sullivan Once Again Named Best Doctor
Dr. Michael Sullivan Was Again Named "Best Doctor!" Congratulations to Dr. Michael Sullivan for being named to the 2011–2012 “Best Doctors in America” list by Woodward and White. This is the 17th consecutive year that Dr. Sullivan has received this prestigious honor. The Best Doctors in ...
Back from Portugal…
Dina confesses that she goes out in the sun! First, let me say a big Thank You to everyone who graciously rescheduled their appointments so I could skip out of town to enjoy a little sun! YES, I said SUN! Here in the office, I talk, educate, and even scold patients about proper sun care and sun ...
The Finger Test
The Finger Test for Sunblock It’s in the middle of a busy office day. Dina is patiently waiting for 10 seconds of my time. She sees a break in the schedule and hands me a glass of water. As I am thinking “how thoughtful of her,” I notice a brown skimming on top of the water. Before I can ...
Friday FYI from Dina
Sunblock, the Office Environment & Roscea For those of us who have to deal with the symptoms of roscea, we are aware that sun exposure can trigger increased redness and heat. In order to combat this, we use antioxidants with specific ingredients that calm these side effects and, in ...
Free Advice Is Often Not Free
Be Wary of Free Advice It would be quite easy to become cynical about the plastic surgery industry these days. Let me explain. A few days ago, a young lady called the office inquiring about our services. She seemed particularly interested in skin care, so we offered her an appointment with ...
Winter Weather
Winter Weather Skin Care Two days of 47°F weather, and the tip of my nose is already raw and sensitive! It is that time of year again, ladies. Chilly temperatures and lower humidity can increase the chance of a reaction to your prescription topicals. It may be time to include a protective ...
Dr. Mike’s Take on Facelifts Without Incisions
Facelifts Without Incisions: A Good Idea? The other day, one of my patients asked me with great excitement, “Are you aware of the new facelift procedure that is done without any incisions?!” I had to admit, this was news to me, but despite my skepticism, I agreed to look into it. She had ...