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: Hyperhidrosis

Axillary Sweat Gland Excision: a procedure I am abandoning

May 26th, 2015 — 11:26am

Over the years, I have removed a few procedures from my practice.  This week I am adding removing another one – axillary sweat gland excision. I started offering axillary sweat gland excision for excessive underarm sweating about 7 or 8 years ago and have many, many satisfied patients.  But now there is something better thanContinue reading…


Botox flying off the shelf

July 8th, 2011 — 6:44pm

Seattle Plastic Surgeon just loves Botox for excessive sweating. It is finally, maybe, hopefully summer in Seattle and my plastic surgery office is rockin’ with the demand for underarm Botox injections.  Excess sweating (hyperhidrosis) is a fairly common condition and Botox injections are the treatment of choice for cases that are not controlled with prescriptionContinue reading…

Botox, Hyperhidrosis, Non-invasive, Now That's Cool, Plastic Surgery

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