What are the factors drawing new patients into Plastic Surgery practices? One of the main ones is what is being called "Zoomoplasty." Prior to working remotely, we could choose when to look at our faces and look in the mirror only occasionally. But now, we are being forced to look at our faces for hours a day over Zoom and other online video conferencing platforms. We all have that area we are worried about, and now, we are staring at it constantly.
Many people thought the pandemic would lead to a slow-down in plastic surgery procedures; however, the opposite has been the case. Dr. Stephan Finical has found that this has been one of his busiest summers on record.
Dr. Theo Nyame of Charlotte Plastic Surgery is recognized as top plastic surgeon in the Charlotte, NC area and is 1 of 9 physicians to be awarded with the 2020 Top Doctor Award from Charlotte Magazine. The Top Doctor Award by Charlotte Magazine is a peer reviewed and peer nominated award. This is especially important because there are so many talented and worthy physicians in the Charlotte, NC area.
Dr. Chandler is the newest physician at Charlotte Plastic Surgery. We are so excited to have her as a part of our team! Dr. Chandler specializes in breast, body, and face surgeries. She is an advocate for women's confidence and helping women restore their minds and body.
Dr. Jack Scheuer of Charlotte Plastic Surgery discussed this matter on WCCB Charlotte’s CW and warned viewers how you could do serious damage to yourself by self-injecting Botox® and dermal fillers at home. In this news clip, Dr. Scheuer explains the specific risks of self-injecting and why you should never try to do this at home. Watch to find out more and educate and protect yourself about the importance of seeking a trained and licensed professional for any types of injectables.
Dr. Kevin Smith of Charlotte Plastic Surgery joined Good Day Charlotte to discuss the negative effects of blue-light. More specifically he discusses on how it damages the skin and what people can do to prevent this from happening. Evolving research has shown that blue light can be bad for skin. It’s certain that blue light in the 380–400 nm range is problematic, although the risk seems to lessen somewhat toward the top end at 500 nm. Long-term blue light exposure to concentrated sources of blue light energy can cause skin damage, including color changes, inflammation, and weakening of the skin’s surface. Simply put, blue light promotes stressors in skin that cause photo-aging; that is, aging from exposure to light.
In our culture today, the phrase “Resting Bro Face” or RBF has become a commonplace one, especially on social media. It refers to those people who feel they have a frustrated or angry look on their face in their selfies or just in everyday life. Dr. Scheuer expresses how this is a common thing and a natural look for a lot of people. Dr. Scheuer explains how this isn’t an abnormality but it’s just their face and it can be associated with the changes aging can bring on for anyone’s face.
You would not wear your summer clothes in the Winter, so why would you continue to utilize the same skincare products from the summer into the winter months? Dr. Kevin Smith of Charlotte Plastic Surgery clarifies that colder temperatures and dry winter effect your skin quite differently than the warm, frequently humid atmosphere of summer time -- and these modifications have nearly an Immediate effect on your skin. Winter weather depletes the moisture from our skin, therefore it is important to change to products that can deal with your skin's need for deep hydration, and include an exfoliating treatment with growth factors to slough off that skin that is already beginning to collect.
A breast implant recall is a scary headline to read and it has a lot of breast surgery patients worried about their situation. Earlier this year, a breast implant recall hit the news for a specific type of breast implant that has been linked to cancer. More specifically, the implant was associated with Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma when it was detected in about 450 women worldwide. Dr. Stephan Finical of Charlotte Plastic Surgery interviewed with WBTV news about the various questions he is receiving from patients after the recall. Dr. Finical expressed how the majority of the patients with breast implants will not be affected by this breast implant recall. He continues on to explain how the different type of breast implants impact the likelihood of causing cancer. Watch the video to find out more information on the breast implant recall, which type of breast implant it impacts and what to do should you have any concerns about your breast implants and health.
According to the American Board of Plastic Surgeons, the number of non invasive weight loss cosmetic procedures have increased nearly 200% since the year 2000. There is now a prediction that minimally invasive fat reduction procedures will lead the way by 2022. Dr. Jack F. Scheuer III explains how the little-to-no downtime of minimally invasive procedures are attractive to most patients today who can’t afford any downtime and how these options simply weren’t available in the past. A minimally invasive procedures are all out-patient procedures that can be performed quickly and the patient is able to go right back to their daily life activities the same day. The most popular fat reduction minimally invasive treatment is CoolSculpting®. Watch as Dr. Scheuer explains how CoolSculpting® works, what you can expect during and after this procedure plus how Charlotte Plastic Surgery customizes these types of procedures for the individual patient’s needs. Learn more about the non invasive procedures we offer for weight loss and watch Dr. Scheuer on Good Day Charlotte.
Dr. Nyame discusses the growing trend and dangers of Snapchat Dysmorphia. Snapchat dysmorphia is becoming a growing issue where people use filters on mobile apps like Instagram or Snapchat to create a better image. With no large pores on the skin, a nose at the size they've always desired and lips plump to the point of perfection, these filters are creating a false sense of self for many of those who use them. The goal here for surgeons like Dr. Nyame, and others, is to prevent individuals from resorting to multiple consultations and surgeries to acquire a look that they will never achieve. Educating those who come in for consultations on the danger of repetitive surgeries and the potential harm it can cause them is what makes Charlotte Plastic Surgery and its surgeons stand out from many other practices.
A popular decision to go abroad for plastic surgery can also be a potentially dangerous decision. For one Charlotte woman, the risks of having plastic surgery abroad almost cost her life. Dr. Nyame of Charlotte Plastic Surgery answered the urgent call from the hospital one night to perform procedures to save her, her life. Now she wants to share her story to warn others of the dangers with traveling abroad for plastic surgery, also known as medical tourism. Hundreds of thousands of people go abroad to have plastic surgery every year and participate in medical tourism with no complications. However, it is important to understand the risks and potential dangers of choosing to have plastic surgery abroad.
Medical Tourism is a trend sweeping across the U.S., where men and women are flying aboard to get medical procedures done, like plastic surgery, for a fraction of the cost. The dangers of medical tourism almost cost one Charlotte woman her life when she flew to the Dominican Republic to have her 360-liposuction, Tummy Tuck and Brachioplasty plastic surgery procedures completed. Charlotte Plastic Surgery’s board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Theo Nyame, donated his services to perform countless life-saving procedures for this Charlotte woman who lives to tell her story today and warn others of the dangers of medical tourism.
All cosmetic treatments on the market currently promise fantastic results., but what treatments actually work and which ones should you avoid? Our own Dr. Stephan J. Finical sits down with Good Day Charlotte to discuss the popular cosmetic procedures that are trending currently, including body contouring, Botox, microneedling and more. Between social media, blog posts, and ads it can be easy to fall for cosmetic treatments that don’t deliver on the results they guarantee, which is why we always recommend doing proper research on a procedure, preferably in the form of a consultation.
Adding filters to selfies on snapchat may seem harmless but it can actually be doing more bad than good. Dr. Theo Nyame discusses a phenomenon called Snapchat Dysmorphia where individuals want to look like their filtered snapchat selfies and attempt to achieve these unrealistic results through plastic surgery. This can lead to patients feeling the need to get numerous surgeries to fix something that can’t be fixed. Here at Charlotte Plastic Surgery, our goal is to help you achieve natural and realistic results. Schedule a consultation with us today to start your journey to a better and more authentic you.
Our very own registered nurse injector and licensed esthetician, Allie Hogge RN LE, sat down with Good Day Charlotte to discuss best practices for skin care in the fall and winter months. As soon as the temperature drops, our skin changes and tends to turn dry, dull and flaky. With tips like using cold water to wash the face and incorporating thicker moisturizers and sunscreen into your skin routine, you can have glowing skin that is protected in these colder temperatures. Take charge of your skin today and browse our skincare treatments on our website: https://www.charlotteplasticsurgery.c...
Dr. Jack Scheuer of Charlotte Plastic Surgery explains the phenomenon of “Selfie Plastic Surgery” and the difficulties associated with the new trend of “Snapchat Dysmorphia.” According to Dr. Scheuer, there can be a big disconnect between the goals of cosmetic surgery versus patient expectations. Dr. Scheuer cautions against performing surgery on patients who present a digitally altered image as a reference for surgery since there is a high possibility the finished product will not match their intention.
In this brief video, Dr. Jack Scheuer explains the Pro-Nox System. This is an inhalational system that the team at Charlotte Plastic Surgery uses for procedures performed outside of the operating room. These include procedures such as injectables, laser procedures, and contouring procedures. The Pro-Nox system delivers a a self-administered gas comprised of 50% oxygen and 50% nitrous oxide to the patient, meaning the patient controls the amount that they receive. The best part? The effects wear off within minutes after usage stops, and the patient can drive home! Charlotte Plastic Surgery is proud to be able to offer the Pro-Nox system as an extra measure of comfort and added pain reduction to our patients. If you have further questions, please don’t hesitate to give us a call!
WCNC interviewed Dr. Theo Nyame, regarding a recent story involving the death of a patient of Dr. Briggs Cook , the owner of Pure MedSpa in Hunterville, NC. After reviewing the consent order that was submitted to the court, and to which Dr. Cook entered voluntarily, Dr. Nyame expressed his concerns. He further explained that the proper procedures include proper training and the administering of anesthesia by an anesthesiologist. A prospective patient can verify a physician’s credentials on the Medical Board’s website. It is of paramount importance that if you are considering cosmetic surgery, you thoroughly check the credentials of your physician, visit the facility where your procedure will be performed, and meet with your physician, asking all questions until you feel comfortable with both the physician, the staff, and the procedure.
Charlotte Plastic Surgery would like to introduce you to one of our newest team members! Taylor Easton is joining us from a medical practice in Huntersville, where she lives with her husband, their two young sons, and their two dogs. Taylor is a Registered Nurse Injector with over three years of experience with injectibles. She has completed an advanced training course through the Aesthetics Advancements Institute. She is also certified the injectibles Botox, Juvederm, and Kybella through Allergan, the manufacturer of those products. Taylor is very excited to be part of the CPS family, and we are very excited to have her!
Many people think of plastic surgery as something that is just for women. However, it is truly a myth that men do not care about their appearances as much as women do! In fact, more than 1.3 million cosmetic procedures were performed on men in 2017. More and more, men are seeking cosmetic procedures. From liposuction and CoolSculpting to Botox and face lifts, men too want to look their very best. Dr. Kevin Smith, a renowned plastic surgeon at Charlotte Plastic Surgery in Charlotte, North Carolina was interviewed by WCNC for their special Father’s Day broadcast. Dr. Smith explains that men are certainly invested in presenting their very best selves to the world. He tells us that younger men tend to be more focused more on procedures that enhance their bodies. Older men, however, are often more interested in facial procedures such as brow lifts or even just skincare products. Interested in the possibilities that cosmetic procedures can offer you? Give us a call today, or check out our website to learn more about Charlotte Plastic Surgery!
The time for fun in the sun has arrived! Do you know what to look for when it comes to sun damage and the early warning signs of skin cancer? Dr. Nyame from Charlotte Plastic Surgery has all of the answers you need on summer skincare!
Plastic surgery and selfies - what do they have in common? From nose jobs to lip injection plastic surgery trends, Dr. Jack F. Scheuer III talks on Morning Break Charlotte about the fallacies of selfies and how these distorted photos of our faces are causing a rise in plastic surgery requests that are unnatural or unrealistic for some people. Watch to learn more!
We all face the same threat: overexposure to the sun during the hotter summer months. Watch Dr. Nyame on a recent WBTV segment as he helps you to understand both the reality of the sun's threat to your skin and the top products to help you prevent sun damage.
In this interview, Dr. Finical gives advice to someone who is contemplating getting a nose job and going through a rhinoplasty surgery. The princess-to-be, Meghan Markle, has captured everyone's attention as of late, and many women wish to obtain her features through plastic surgery. Dr. Finical offers an expert opinion on those expectations and what to consider before deciding on whether or not a rhinoplasty surgery is a right fit for you.
Halo Laser Treatment - one of the primary ways in which celebrities keep their skin looking so youthful - is available to you at Charlotte Plastic Surgery. Watch as one of our highly-skilled Skin Health Specialists, Allie Hogge, explains what the Halo Laser Treatment can do for you on WCNC.
In the U.K. it is required that a patient stops smoking or loses the excess weight before having any kind of surgery that is not considered routine. Dr. Finical of Charlotte Plastic Surgery goes over how to get healthy for your surgery, and what he recommends for his patients to get healthy before surgery keeping their safety in mind.
Dr. Finical discusses the trending liquid rhinoplasty treatment and what exactly it is plus how it can be used. This safe, in-office and reversible treatment allows patients to see immediate results without having to undergo a surgical rhinoplasty. Watch Dr. Finical on Fox 46 Good Day Charlotte to learn more about this fascinating treatment!
At Charlotte Plastic Surgery, we stay on the cutting edge by acquiring new treatments, new surgical techniques, and even new physicians. We’re beyond excited to announce that an incredible surgeon, Dr. Jack F. Scheuer III, has joined the CPS family and will be seeing patients at our Randolph Road location. Watch this video to get to know him better, or schedule your consultation by calling (704) 372-6846.
Watch Dr. Finical discuss the facts on breast implants & cancer on WCNC Charlotte. Dr. Finical highlights case-studies and reveals how it's less about breast implants and its effect on cancer, but more about the type of breast implant you receive which might cause it.
Many are on the fence as to whether they should proceed with a breast implant procedure. One of the factors keeping those on the fence is the possibility of breast cancer caused from breast implants. In this segment Dr. Finical clarifies how it's less so about whether breast implants cause cancer, and moreso about how different types of breast implants may cause cancer.
In this segment Dr. Kevin L. Smith discusses rently publicized concerns surrounding breast implants and its possible effect on inducing breast cancer. Watch the video to learn more about how breast implants may and may not cause breast cancer.
After 3 amazing years at Charlotte Plastic Surgery, Dr. Jarrod Daniel and his family are moving to Maine to be closer to their relatives & friends. He and his beautiful family have left a lasting impression on our patients, our staff, and the entire CPS family. We will miss them more than we can say.
Safety is our number one concern at Charlotte Plastic Surgery. Completing plastic surgery procedures while the patient is still awake present a variety of hazardous conditions for the patient. Dr. Finical highlights his concerns with this practice as a board certified surgeon during a recent WBTV segment. Watch to learn more!
Sometimes, clean eating and rigid exercise cannot combat the after effects of pregnancy no matter how dedicated you are. In times such as this, there is always the option of a mommy makeover. Mommy makeovers are customizable depending on your body's specific needs. Watch Charlotte Plastic Surgery's Dr. Smith discuss this procedure which is drastically on the rise to popularity.
What’s the most popular cosmetic surgery procedure in the Charlotte area? Breast augmentation. With more and more women in our area choosing to undergo this procedure, doctors are now completing this work while the patient stays awake. This technique is known as an “awake breast augmentation.” Watch as Charlotte Plastic Surgery’s own Dr. Finical discusses this bizarre practice on a recent WCNC segment.
Before it's time to interview, make sure to get in that extra session of Kybella or Botox. Over half of hiring managers said that they place looks over education. If they have to choose between two candidates with the same credentials, and one is attractive and one is not, they will pick the attractive candidate.
Charlotte is now ranked as one of the top cities in the country for the number of plastic surgery and injectable procedures performed yearly. Dr. Stephan Finical, with Charlotte Plastic Surgery, discusses why he feels Charlotteans want to look and feel their best and are choosing to have surgical and non-surgical procedures in order to achieve the results they are looking for.
Now more than ever, men are more willing to do what it takes to lose unwanted weight. One rising development in this trend from a cosmetic surgery aspect is Gynecomastia. Charlotte Plastic Surgery has specially trained and board certified surgeons who specialize in this procedure. Watch for more information!
Dr. Smith spoke with Good Day Charlotte to discuss how you can look your best in a bathing suit this summer. Watch the clip of the segment to hear about the most popular procedures and learn about the new technique Charlotte Plastic Surgery performs that significantly decreases the recovery time for certain surgeries.
Dr. Finical appeared on WBTV to share with viewers how they can look their best this summer. He and anchor, Brody O’Connell, discussed the most popular procedures including liposuction, breast augmentation, tummy tuck and our newest non-invasive procedure, CoolSculpt.
Watch Charlotte Plastic Surgery's own Dr. Finical discuss the risks of overexposure to the sun and how you can better protect your skin with Dianne Gallagher of WCNC. He also spotlights a revolutionary product only offered at Charlotte Plastic Surgery!
Want to get rid of that unflattering double chin? Kybella is now being used in Charlotte Plastic Surgery offices! Watch Dr. Finical explain this revolutionary product that cuts down fat, associated costs and recovery time permanently.
There are many people who struggle with getting rid of their double chin, which comes as no surprise. Well, now Charlotteans won't have to worry about those unflattering double chin pictures anymore. Charlotte Plastic Surgery now offers an FDA-approved drug, Kybella™, which can get rid of them permanently.
It's time to free yourself of that unsightly double chin. Now, Charlotte Plastic Surgery has just the solution for you! Watch Dr. Finical in a recent WBTV morning show segment, where he discusses Charlotte Plastic Surgery's latest nonsurgical treatment for removing your double chin.
Did you know, last year, chin implants were more popular than breast augmentations? It could be, because, as video chat like FaceTime and Skype popularity increases, our faces become more and more visible. It’s being considered the new “it” surgery.
Find out why a good deal might not always be what you expect when it comes to plastic surgery services. Dr. Smith discusses the research patients should do before agreeing to a plastic surgery procedure or injection.
If you choose to work with someone who is not board certified for your next cosmetic procedure, you are putting your life at risk. Board certifications are an absolute must when you are in discussion with a plastic surgery practice. Charlotte Plastic Surgery offers you only the best through our team of board certified surgeons. Please learn more on this critical credential by watching this video.
The risks associated with awake plastic surgery are real and worth being taken into serious consideration prior to seeking a cosmetic surgeon. Safety is our main priority at Charlotte Plastic Surgery, so this topic falls near to our hearts. Please watch and familiarize yourself with this topic if you are seriously considering plastic surgery.
Long, luscious eyelashes can be difficult to naturally grow, especially if you are battling cancer. With the addition of Latisse, you now have a powerful option to trigger eyelash growth. As an example, watch the story of Leslie, a friend and patient of Dr. Finical. Leslie sought Latisse as a measure to combat the cancer treatments she recently completed.
The little things do matter! Watch how Dr. Finical of Charlotte Plastic Surgery helped North Carolina beauty influencer, Trinette Horner, gain her confidence back after years of being bullied and self-conscious about her nose.