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Case of the Month – May 2019 – Abdominoplasty with Flank Liposuction

The patient is a 53 year old woman who initially presented for breast cancer reconstruction. During one of her breast surgeries, she had concurrent abdominoplasty with flank liposuction. This approach can provide tissue for nipple reconstruction and fat grafting if needed at the same time as well as lower anesthesia and operating room costs. Mark… Read More »

  • Posted on: May 8 2019
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Case of the Month – March 2019 – Brachioplasty (arm lift)

The patient is a patient in her 60’s who was dissatisfied with her arm size and laxity. She underwent a brachioplasty, or arm lift. The tissue may only be reduced as much as the underlying muscles will allow. Patients with less residual arm fat have more improvement that those with more. The scar typically hides… Read More »

  • Posted on: Mar 7 2019
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Case of the Month – January 2019 – Rhinoplasty with Cheek Implant

The patient is a 79 year old woman who had thrid revision aesthetic and functional open rhinoplasty and silicone cheek implants placed.         Mark D. Wigod, MD, FACS, providing Cosmetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery to Boise, Meridian, Treasure Valley and Southeastern Idaho.

  • Posted on: Jan 25 2019
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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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