A ^Retired Plastic Surgeon's Notebook

Welcome to my blog. I am a retired plastic surgeon in Seattle and was in private practice since 1991. I've seen more than a few interesting faces and cases through my years spent in the exam room, the operating room and the emergency room. And I have an opinion on just about everything relating to plastic surgery (and a lot of unrelated stuff). If you like my blog, let me know. Thanks for reading! Lisa

Category: For Men Only

Male Plastic Surgery – Easy Does It!

December 1st, 2014 — 4:48pm

Seattle Plastic Surgeon dials it down a few notches for dudes. I’ve been doing quite a few cases on men lately.  Almost all of my male facial plastic surgery patients are eager to tell me what they don’t want.  Names like Mickey Rourke, Bruce Jenner, Kenny Rogers and Burt Reynolds come up frequently.   All ofContinue reading…

For Men Only, Male Plastic Surgery, My Plastic Surgery Philosophy

Botox for Excess Sweating

May 23rd, 2014 — 10:56am

Seattle Plastic Surgeon and her male patients go through a lot of Botox this time of year. This time of year Seattle men put away the flannel and fleece and Gortex and some of them make appointments for Botox injections to their armpits.   Excess underarm sweating is fairly easy to conceal in heavy winter clothing butContinue reading…

Botox, For Men Only

Gynecomastia patient shows what surgery and exercise can do.

April 4th, 2014 — 10:14am

Seattle gynecomastia patient shows what can happen once a guy is comfortable going to the gym.  It’s a beautiful thing. I find it very gratifying to help patients achieve their personal best through plastic surgery.  And I find it super gratifying when plastic surgery really helps a patient make a commitment to better self care.Continue reading…

For Men Only, Gynecomastia, Liposuction, Male Plastic Surgery, Stuff I love

Marijuana and gynecomastia. Is there a link?

March 6th, 2014 — 1:13pm

Seattle Plastic Surgeon riffs on the possible link between gynecomastia and marijuana use. Okay, full disclosure here.  This is just my theory.  It is based on nothing more than urban myth from my high school days and wishful thinking. The yearly procedural statistics published by the American society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) recently came out andContinue reading…

Breast Contouring, Breast Reduction, For Men Only, General Health

Male journalist takes on Redbook’s Web Site. IMO male journalist wins.

October 7th, 2013 — 1:42pm

Seattle Plastic Surgeon shares Wall Street Journal Article from Saturday, Oct. 5, 1013: Words Assured to Tick Off Any Man by Joe Queenan Redbook’s website has just published a list of things you should never say to a man. Why not? Because they will make him go ballistic. The list includes such incendiary remarks as:Continue reading…

For Men Only, Highly Recommended Reading, Male Plastic Surgery, Stuff I love

For middle aged dudes with mustaches – looking younger almost instantly.

January 13th, 2012 — 12:12am

Anyone for immediate gratification?  Seattle Plastic Surgeon discovers youth in a bottle for middle aged dudes with mustaches.  Okay, check this out. This is a gentleman who came in for a scar revision on his forehead.  When he came in for his post-surgical photos, I was stunned with how much younger he looked.  It tookContinue reading…

Aging Issues, For Men Only, Non-invasive, Now That's Cool

Male brow and eyelid surgery – easy does it!

November 30th, 2011 — 11:16pm

The masculine brow is low and the lids are full. Just ask James Dean. Seattle Plastic Surgeon blogs about male facial plastic surgery. Recently I have done facial plastic surgery on a few dudes and that has gotten me thinking about the difference between male and female plastic surgery.  With guys undergoing facial surgery, especially aroundContinue reading…

Facial Rejuvenation, For Men Only, Male Plastic Surgery

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