Dr. Flint’s Blog

Understanding Your Plastic Surgery Recovery

June 2nd, 2015 by |

It is rare for a patient to come in for a consultation without asking, “how long will my recovery take?” You may be surprised to learn there are two different answers to this question for each patient, and both are correct. Cosmetic surgery is unique in that recovery is measured in both medical and aesthetic […]

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Dr. Flint Selected as Phoenix Magazine’s 2015 Top Doctor in Plastic Surgery

May 11th, 2015 by |

Another year has passed, and I have once again been selected as one of Phoenix Magazine’s 2015 Top Docs in Plastic Surgery. It is a privilege to provide my patients with top-level surgical care, and an honor to be consistently recognized by my medical colleagues. Recipients of the award are chosen through a randomized peer-review […]

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Five Most Common Misconceptions About Breast Augmentation

April 9th, 2015 by |

Breast augmentation remains one of the most popular cosmetic procedures performed, with over three hundred thousand women having the procedure again last year. With popularity comes a lot of information on the internet. Unfortunately, I repeatedly see misinformation propagated. This article is my effort to dispel some of the most common myths. Myth number one: […]

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Body Lifts 101: What You Need To Know To Make An Informed Decision

March 24th, 2015 by |

Whether a patient loses weight through diet and exercise or via bariatric surgery, a secondary problem typically develops: loose skin. I have seen many patients frustrated by the fact that their skin is not conforming to their body’s underlying changes in shape. Why Does Skin Sag After Weight Loss? There are several medical reasons why […]

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Things to Avoid Before and After Plastic Surgery

March 6th, 2015 by |

Choosing plastic surgery could change your life for the better, but you’ll need to do your part to make sure your procedure is a success. Here are a few essential rules I tell my patients to follow before and after surgery. The Number One Thing to Avoid Before Surgery No smoking! This unhealthy habit is […]

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