Dr. Flint’s Blog

Pros & Cons of Bringing a Significant Other to Your Cosmetic Consult

June 13th, 2016 by |

One of the most commonly repeated tenets of plastic surgery is that you should do it for yourself, not to please anyone else. This leads many patients to wonder whether or not it is okay to bring a friend or spouse to a consultation. Many plastic surgeons encourage patients to bring a significant other to […]

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Juvéderm Side Effects (Hint: They’re Good Ones!)

June 3rd, 2016 by |

For those hoping to improve the appearance of wrinkles or restore volume lost to the natural facial aging process, hyaluronic acid dermal fillers are often recommended. In fact, in my practice, I solely offer fillers that are formulated with hyaluronic acid, such as Juvéderm, for their proven track record of safe, natural-looking results. Before using […]

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Gummy Bear Implants: Hype not Help

May 5th, 2016 by |

I recently returned from the yearly American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery meeting. I was very interested in hearing what the world’s experts had to say about their experience with textured shaped implants, commonly referred to as teardrop, anatomical, or gummy bear implants. What I heard confirmed my intuition. Don’t believe the hype This type […]

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Do Your Homework Before Choosing a Plastic Surgeon: Why Board Certification Matters

April 13th, 2016 by |

The popularity of plastic surgery is increasing every year, and it is more important than ever that the public knows how to find safe, experienced surgeons. As a board certified plastic surgeon dedicated to providing patients with safe, effective treatment, I cannot stress enough the importance of choosing a surgeon who is properly trained and […]

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Which Body Contouring Procedure is Right for Me?

April 6th, 2016 by |

Spring in Scottsdale is rapidly approaching; before long we will be slipping into swimsuits and shorts. If you have been eating well and exercising all winter long but are still not quite happy with what you see in the mirror, it may be time to consider a body contouring procedure to achieve the look you […]

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