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The Advantages of Medical Travel to the Philippines

If you’ve been considering cosmetic surgery but couldn’t afford it, you can benefit from the current trend of medical travel. More and more people from all over the world are traveling to other countries to get medical, dental, and surgical services from hospitals and other health destinations. Many patients wanting to get cosmetic plastic surgery Read more…

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Reliable Cosmetic Plastic Surgery in the Philippines

If you are considering cosmetic surgery, the most important decision you will make is your choice of surgeon. If you want to minimize the risks and possible complications of surgery, choose a reliable, trustworthy and qualified plastic surgeon who has had the trainng and experience necessary for the success of your surgery. Many patients do Read more…

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Evaluating Cosmetic Surgeon Credentials

Cosmetic surgery is elective surgery. If you are considering cosmetic surgery, you should be aware that you can make certain decisions that can minimize the risks and possible complications of surgery. The most important decision is your choice of surgeon. The vast majority of patients are anxious and uneasy about the process of choosing the Read more…

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The Dangers of Silicone oil injections for Non-surgical Breast Augmentation and Noselifts

Have you ever held a bag of marbles in your hand? Believe it or not, this was how my patient’s breasts felt like. She had multiple lumps all over her breasts, the result of multiple injections of silicone oil given one year ago. She felt insecure about her small breasts and she wanted them to Read more…

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Available Breast Implants in the Philippines

How would you feel if you traveled to a foreign country to have breast augmentation and the specific breast implant you prefer is not available there? The purpose of this article is to inform prospective patients about the kinds of breast implants that are available in Metro Manila, Philippines. There are various kinds of breast Read more…

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Cheap Plastic Surgery, Anyone?

Type “cheap plastic surgery” in Google Suggest’s search box and you’ll see that so many people are searching for plastic surgery that is CHEAP. Price is definitely a factor when considering elective surgery and deciding to have cosmetic surgery is not the same as having “no choice” surgeries like appendectomies. But any surgery is still Read more…

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Continuing Education for Plastic Surgeons: An Essential

When I went to Chicago last year to attend the annual conference of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, I had the privilege to attend the INAMED Academy, an educational course provided to board-certified and board-eligible plastic surgeons, and plastic surgery residents by INAMED Aesthetics, (formerly McGhan® Medical Corporation). The stated mission of INAMED Academy Read more…

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Plastic Surgeon or Cosmetic Surgeon: What’s the Difference?

With the increasing popularity of cosmetic or aesthetic surgery, patients often encounter different terms such as “plastic surgeon”, “aesthetic plastic surgeon”, “cosmetic plastic surgeon”, “plastic and reconstructive surgeon”, “cosmetic surgeon” or “aesthetic surgeon”. Is there any difference whether a patient chooses a plastic surgeon or a cosmetic surgeon to perform the procedure they are interested Read more…

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Mentor Implants Now Available in the Philippines

Patients considering breast augmentation now have a wider array of breast implants to choose from with the entry of Mentor Corporation into the Philippine market. Mentor is one of only two companies in the world to receive US Food and Drug Administration approval for saline implants. It is also one of only two companies allowed Read more…

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Dimples, Anyone?

Cheek dimples have long been considered an attractive feature in the face. The surgical procedure used to create dimples is, in itself, a fairly simple one and is commonly done on an outpatient basis. The procedure involves simulating the natural way a dimple is formed, by forming a connection between the skin and the cheek Read more…