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Web Log – December 2018 – Thanks for a Great Year

We have had a busy 2018.  We have enjoyed helping our patients and look forward to 2019.  Best wishes to all for the New Year.   Mark D. Wigod, MD, FACS, providing Cosmetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery to Boise, Meridian, Treasure Valley and Southeastern Idaho.






  • Posted on: Dec 31 2018
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Case of the Month – December 2018 – Face lift and Brow lift

The patient is a 58 year old woman who had staged brow lift then face lift.  Some patients prefer to stage procedures for cost reasons or to avoid a longer surgery that would require over night hospital stay.   Mark D. Wigod, MD, FACS, providing Cosmetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery to Boise, Meridian, Treasure Valley… Read More »

  • Posted on: Dec 31 2018
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Web Log – November 2018 – Snapchat Dysmorphia

Snapchat dysmorphia is a variation of body dysmorphic disorder.  The patient finds flaws and is obsessed with the Snapchat or selfie view of his or her face.  I have seen this phenomenon.  Most commonly, patients notice something that they do not like that is actually there, just not that apparent to the casual observer.  Sometimes… Read More »






  • Posted on: Nov 30 2018
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Case of the Month – November 2018 – Rhinophyma

The patient is a 67 year old man with severe rhinophyma.  He had a long history of rosacea and over the five years prior to surgery had progressed to worsening rhinophyma.  The patient had lasting improvement from sculpting with a knife.  Healing was due to local deep skin elements and no skin graft was required. … Read More »

  • Posted on: Nov 30 2018
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Case of the Month – October 2018 – Face Lift

  The patient is a 69 year old woman who was dissatisfied with her lower face aging.  She had a face as an outpatient at MLSC.   Mark D. Wigod, MD, FACS, providing Cosmetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery to Boise, Meridian, Treasure Valley and Southeastern Idaho.

  • Posted on: Oct 29 2018
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Web Log – September 2018 – What is a Final Result?

Patients commonly ask, “when will I have my final result?”  The real answer to that question, as to a lot of good and reasonable questions is, I don’t know. A reasonable guess, however, is you can usually see an “early final” result at 6 weeks and then a “late final” result at 6 months.  Noses,… Read More »






  • Posted on: Sep 23 2018
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