Ask Dr. David Whiteman of Southern Plastic Surgery: October 2023

Answering questions about plastic surgery from my patients is a part of my job as a board-certified plastic surgeon. In fact, I pride myself on being able to provide answers to my patients that will inform, assure, and comfort them in preparation for their upcoming plastic surgery. This month, instead of focusing on one specific

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Am I a Candidate for No Vertical Scar Breast Reduction?

After decades of performing cosmetic surgery procedures for patients, I have developed and perfected some unique methods for performing some of the most consistently popular plastic surgeries. Breast reduction surgery is one such example. While breast reduction can provide incredible relief for women with overly large or heavy breasts, I have spoken to many women

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Ask Dr. Whiteman: Am I a Candidate for Gynecomastia Surgery?

Male breast enlargement may sound abnormal to some, but the truth is that it is extremely common for men to experience this aesthetic condition. In fact, experts estimate that gynecomastia, a condition that causes the growth of excess glandular tissue in the chest, affects at least 40% of all men in the US. And while

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Is It Safe To Undergo Breast Reduction Surgery?

Every patient that I work with obviously wants the very best from their cosmetic surgery procedure. And although this typically refers to outstanding and long-lasting aesthetic results, safety is an even higher priority for me. While it’s true that cosmetic surgery procedures like breast reduction surgery are very safe as long as the patient is

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True or False: No Vertical Scar Breast Reduction

There are many reasons that a woman might seek out breast reduction surgery. Whether she is tired of her larger breasts that can throw off the proportions of her figure, or experiencing back pain due to overly heavy breasts, breast reduction can provide many outstanding and long-lasting benefits. However, one common concern that I have

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