Plastic Surgery Columbus

Oct 11
One of the best ways to speed your recovery from plastic surgeyr is with the use of tumescent fluid. This fluid contains a combination of dilute local anesthetic agents to reduce pain as well as epinephrine to constrict blood vessels to decrease bleeding. It is amazing how much this can reduce pain after surgery and speed up your recovery. Particularly since a combination of short and long acting local anesthetics are often used to provide as much pain relief as possible. I have had patients take nothing but aceaminophen (Tylenol ) after procedures such as breast augmentation and tummy tucks with the use of tumescent fluid infiltration at the time of surgery. It is amazing that more surgeons do not do this as it only takes a few minutes and costs nothing. To obtain even longer lasting pain relief, Pacira Pharmaceuticals has developed liposomal bupivacaine for use in larger cases. Bupivacaine is a long acting local anesthetic, which Pacira has essentially encapsulated in l
Oct 4

James D. McMahan, MD can perferm different types of tummy tucks in Columbus, Ohio.  

Feb 16

Whether it is a relatively minor injectable procedure such as Botox or a major body contouring surgery, one of the most important decisions you as a patient is going to make is, “Who is performing the procedure?”

Nov 2

Advanced Aesthetic & Laser Surgery introduces Cyantific® Skin Care Products.  Nourish, Protect and Hydrate your skin. 

Sep 20

Waiting until after your surgery to find out if your surgeon will do everything to give you your best result is simply too late!

Jan 26

It is more common to have more than one procedure during one surgery now than it once was.  It is especially common in the field of plastic surgery as combining procedures saves time and money.

Jan 19

Botox®, Dysport® and now Xeomin® (pronounced Zee-min) can prevent or lessen the severity of future wrinkles.

Jan 12

While most procedures performed by plastic surgeons are cosmetic in nature and not covered by insurance, many others are considered medically necessary and are generally covered by third party payers.

Nov 3

Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, James D. McMahan, MD, discusses pregnancy after Mommy Makeovers. 

Sep 1

You can take political correctness and throw it out the window or flush it down the toilet when it comes to your health.  Simply stated, it is not OK to be substantially overweight.

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