Blog Articles

Instagram is Not Reality

Social media is negatively changing how we perceive reality, resulting in alarming consequences in the world of plastic surgery.

Apr 15th, 2019
Breast Augmentation 101: Understanding Your Choices

A successful breast augmentation procedure requires the balance of your expectations with the surgical factors necessary to fulfill your vision. Size, shape, type and approach must all be considered prior to your surgery.

Jan 18th, 2019
Tummy Tuck or Liposuction: Which is Best for Your Muffin Top?

Do you want to get rid of your muffin top? Chances are, there are several factors contributing to it. While liposuction and tummy tucks can each address some of the reasons for your overhang, your best option may be to combine the two procedures.

Dec 18th, 2018
Bodyfx and Diolaze Laser Hair Removal

On Charlotte Today, invites Dr. Andrew Gear from Providence Plastic Surgery to share the latest non-invasive technology in body contouring and hair removal: Bodyfx and Diolaze Laser Hair Removal.

Jan 2nd, 2019
How to avoid a tummy tuck

Whenever I am cornered at a party, getting pimped about plastic surgery, one of the most common questions I get is “how do I avoid a tummy tuck?” Here are some simple tips:

Jan 2nd, 2019
The Ideal Buttock Size

This may seem like a frivolous question, but as a conscientious and earnest plastic surgeon who is in the biz of making butts bigger and better with fat (aka Brazilian Buttlifting aka BBL), I am here to serve with an answer.

Jan 2nd, 2019
Life is Sacred

I consider myself a photographer. I learned the craft from my father and have been taking photographs since the summer of 1987.

Jan 2nd, 2019
Star Trek & Liposuction

We have all watched Star Trek. It was a wonderfully cheezy sci fi treat to watch as a kid. Do you remember Dr McCoy, the on-board physician? He had this hand held device he would pull out and pass over patient’s bodies to diagnose their ailments.

Jan 2nd, 2019
BMI & BBL

Brazilian buttlifting (BBL) or fat grafting of the buttocks is one of my most commonly performed procedures.

Jan 2nd, 2019
Skincare & Tupperware

I was born in 1968 and thus old enough to remember Tupperware and Tupperware parties.

Jan 2nd, 2019
To Be or Not To Be … Frozen

So many patients come in for the first time for Botox treatment and express their concern about not wanting to look “fake” or “frozen”.

Jan 2nd, 2019