Items Tagged ‘plastic and reconstructive surgery’

5 tips for men seeking plastic  surgery

July 17, 2018

5 tips for men seeking plastic surgery

By Amy Albin Amy Albin

More men are undergoing cosmetic surgery to improve their looks. Here’s what they need to know.   Move over women, men want their plastic surgery, too. A new report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons finds more men are seeking plastic surgery to enhance their looks and boost their confidence. More than 1.3 million […]

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Tags: American Board of Plastic Surgery, body etching, body sculpting, Dr. Jason Roostaeian, eye lift, facelift, liposuction, male breast reduction, male plastic surgery, neck lift, plastic and reconstructive surgery, plastic surgery


Rare surgery helps LAPD motorcycle officer with rare injury

January 19, 2018

Rare surgery helps LAPD motorcycle officer with rare injury

By Amy Albin Amy Albin

Phrenic nerve damaged in traffic accident made it difficult to breathe, potentially ending his career Collisions are not uncommon for motorcycle officers who spend most of their time on the road. Officer Eric Holtz of the Los Angeles Police Department knows this first-hand. In July 2014, Holtz was riding westbound on Saticoy Street towards Sepulveda […]

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Tags: breathing issues, diaphragm, Dr. Matthew Kaufman, Dr. Reza Jarrahy, phrenic nerve injury, plastic and reconstructive surgery, plastic surgery, reconstructive surgery, scar tissue, shortness of breath, surgery, UCLA Plastic Surgery


January 20, 2015

Phrenic Nerve Injury – David’s Story

By uclahealth uclahealth

  Help for rare, frustrating breathing condition Rare condition prevents diaphragm from getting the message to breathe David Powell could not catch his breath. The 35-year-old from San Diego got winded walking up the stairs, exercising or even just bending over to tie his shoes. His favorite pastime, hiking, became impossible. But doctors, unable to […]

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Tags: Dr. Matthew Kaufman, Dr. Reza Jarrahy, patient stories, plastic and reconstructive surgery