What is a ‘Staged’ Procedure in Plastic Surgery?

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What’s New in Neck Tightening? A Report from An Albuquerque Plastic Surgeon

Many patients come into our office wanting to have neck tightening. The frequent descriptions we hear from our patients are “turkey neck”, “waddle”, and “sagging neck.”  In most cases, the physical exam reveals a significant amount of excess skin and fatty deposits. In many patients, facial tightening is also needed. They often present with jowling, deep…

A New Surgery Center in Albuquerque – Sandia Surgery Center

I have performed cosmetic surgery procedures in Albuquerque since 1996 and have operated in various operating rooms including those in Presbyterian Hospital, St. Joseph/Lovelace Hospital, Heart Hospital, Women’s Hospital, Albuquerque Surgery Center and Physician Surgery Center. Many cosmetic operations are performed in the ambulatory surgery center operating rooms. They provide the necessary environment for the surgeons to…

One on One with An Albuquerque Plastic Surgeon About Breast Surgery Consultation

Many people wonder what happens in a consultation with the Albuquerque plastic surgeon, Dr. Neil Chen. Here we put together a typical breast surgery consultation to answer some of your questions and to relieve some of your anxiety. Many people first hear about Dr. Chen from their friends. Many of these friends are his previous patients and are…

Discussing Tummy Tuck and Liposuction with Dr. Chen

Tummy tuck and liposuction are some of the most common surgical procedures I perform as an Albuquerque plastic surgeon. Many people ask how the extra skin and fat can be removed from their abdomen. Many people work hard to get in shape but still have to live with their unattractive abdomen. It may be extensive stretch…