Archive for May, 2021
Why Faith in the Lord and Jesus Has a Place in Medicine and Plastic Surgery
For too many years, society has tried to divorce in every way possible science from religion. The field of medicine is taught as a scientific pursuit, and really no one in medical school or residency makes any reference to the Bible, the Lord, or Jesus. In fact, education curriculum specifically avoids that at all levels […]
Why Did The CDC Feel Compelled to Rescind Mask Mandate?
It does not have to be reiterated again the massive loss of life that has occurred due to the novel coronavirus over the past year has been staggering. The better part of a million people are gone due to the novel coronavirus. Now that the United States has largely gained control of the virus and […]
How Did Los Angeles County Go From One of the Highest Rates from COVID to One of the Lowest?
How Did Los Angeles County Go From One of the Highest Rates from COVID to One of the Lowest? Given the up and down pattern of infection throughout the pandemic, clearly social distancing and mask wearing had much to do with the pattern. However, given the surging numbers after Thanksgiving and following Christmas and New […]
Problematic Tummy Tuck Patients
Problems That Cannot be Overcome in Some Tummy Tuck Patients Some patients who seek out tummy tuck to improve abdominal contours have anatomic or previous surgical considerations that cannot be overcome. Some tummy tuck candidates may need to revise their thinking about possible results. Weight loss patients and postpartum patients constitute the two major groups […]
What to Do with Bad Patients Who Try to Extort?
Plastic surgeons deal with a large group of patients who are largely dissatisfied with how they look. These patients are disappointed with what they see in the mirror, and they are seeking out the plastic surgeon who can make them look and feel better. However, the respect for doctors has gone by the wayside with […]
The Problem with Genius in Plastic Surgery
The problem with genius in plastic surgery or in any scientific field is that it goes largely unrecognized by the general public. Even contemporaries overlook genius due to jealousy or similar human interest or self preservation. Plastic surgery is a seemingly accessible field to the masses, because everyone can have an opinion about one’s external […]