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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.

Web Log – October 2018 – American Society of Plastic Surgeons Meeting Report

  In October, I traveled to the big yearly meeting of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.  It was in Chicago this year.  I love Chicago, but I did not get out much.  There was plenty to see inside, including lectures and exhibit hall vendors. For me, going the different instrument maker’s booths is like …

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Web Log – August 2018 – Breast Augmentation Revision Surgery More Common

The longer I have been in  practice  (over 17 years now), I see more and more women seeking revision of breast augmentation surgery.  Both for myself and as supported by national trends, redo surgery is more common than first time surgery.  There is no truth to the urban legend that implants need to be changed out …

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Web Log – June 2018 – Just One Cigarette a Day Can Lead to Heart Disease

It is said if you ask 10 different Plastic Surgeons a question you will get 11 different answers.  There is, however, one subject upon which I am sure there is near universal agreement – nicotine.  Nicotine comes in several forms these days.  Whether it is from smoking, chewing, or vaping, nicotine still causes vasoconstriction and …

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Web Log – March 2018 – Cosmetic Plastic Surgery Statistics for 2017

Every year, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons collects statistics on the number of cosmetic surgeries performed for the period.  Here is a link to a snapshot report: 2017 Cosmetic Plastic Surgery Statistics There are usually just modest changes in what procedures are popular, but one standout is Breast Reductions performed outside of insurance.  As …

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