Houston Plastic Surgeon Operation Nueva Ecija, Philippines This January of 2013 we headed to Nueva Ecija in the Philippines. The medical mission had seen over 425 patients PER DAY, and we performed over 22 surgical cases PER DAY despite our limited medical/surgical supplies and one to two available anesthesiologists. Thank you for your support. Our next mission trip on January 13, 2014 will be Operation Antique!
Venous Freeze in The Woodlands | Houston Cellulite reduction? Is Venous Freeze the potential solution? Cellulite Reduction Venous Freeze has been known to reduce cellulite. Potential Complications from Venous Freeze Burning of skin Recurrence of poor skin tone (no long term studies are currently available.) Stay tuned for more information.... Emmanuel De La Cruz MD, PLLC The Woodlands Plastic Surgeon Posted by Emmanuel De La Cruz, M.D., PLLC at 8:12 AM Email ThisBlogThis!Sha
Breast Feeding After Breast Augmentation There are two main types of implants being used for breast augmentation: silicone gel and saline implants. Neither silicone gel nor saline implants interfere with breast-feeding. Although there have been concerns about passing the silicone into breast milk during breast feeding if the implants were to rupture, studies have shown that silicone molecules are too large to pass into the milk ducts and breast gland tissue. Surprisingly,
Breast Lift with Breast Augmentation Although many women who wanted to have their breasts enlarged prefer larger breasts with minimal scarring, some women want a combination of both a breast lift (mastopexy) and breast augmentation. For the woman seeking a breast augmentation, often the surgical decision process is more complex. Your plastic surgeon will evaluate you whether a breast lift may be necessary or not. If one would need a mastopexy, the degree of ptosis (saggin
BOTOX Injection for the Wrinkles Around Your Eyes (Crow’s Feet) Fast Facts about Botox Treatment and Crow's Feet Wrinkles around your eyes that are present in motion only are ideal for treatment with BOTOX. If your Crow's feet (wrinkles around your eyes) are present at rest, they may not eliminated with a BOTOX injection. If your Crow’s feet wrinkles extend toward your cheekbone, and if this increases with smiling, a BOTOX treatment may cause an incongruous appearance. This