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: Laser Liposuction


October 26th, 2010 — 10:36am

Seattle Plastic Surgeon discusses the limitations of some of the newest, most expensive and most advertized gizmos. Take a look at this “before” and “after”. As promised, here’s the inside of the brochure that shows the “results” and you can be sure these are the best results the company could come up with. The “CoolSculpting”Continue reading…

Body Contouring, Ineffective, Laser Liposuction, Liposuction, New Technology, Patient Beware, Plastic Surgery, Tummy Tuck


September 15th, 2010 — 3:54pm

Seattle Plastic Surgeon discusses possible hazards of removal of superficial fat.  The Wall Street Journal recently ran an article about non-surgical fat removal using two different devices. One freezes the fat under the skin and the other zaps the fat with a laser than is focused under the skin. These two procedures basically kill theContinue reading…

Body Contouring, General Health, Laser Liposuction, New Technology, Non-invasive, Obesity, Patient Beware, Plastic Surgery, Tummy Tuck

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