Hernias Found During Abdominoplasty by Dr. Ronald Schuster, Board Certified Plastic Surgeon in Baltimore, Maryland
December 15, 2009

Recently I have encountered several patients who had unsuspected hernias found during their abdominoplasty. While this is really not that unusual, it is generally surprising to the patient. What is a hernia? Basically it is a “hole” in the abdominal wall, through which either fat or intestine can “poke through”. It is usually not much click to read more →



Composite Facelift still the way to go – by Dr. Ronald Schuster, Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, Baltimore, Maryland
December 5, 2009

While there are many different types of facelift procedures, the Composite facelift still provides for a natural balanced improvement of the aging face. After learning the technique first hand under the guidance of Dr. Sam Hamra, it has been modified slightly through the years to allow predictable beautiful results. Combined with a mid-face plication lift click to read more →



Revision Rhinoplasty with Injectable Fillers by Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Ronald Schuster -Baltimore, Maryland
November 23, 2009

Injectable fillers such as Restylane, perlane, Juvederm and Radiesse can be used successfully in correcting irregularities of the nose. Small depressions and irregularities of the nasal tip, bridge or even the side of the nose can all be “filled” with these products. They are particularly useful in patients that have had multiples prior operations. In click to read more →



Non-Surgical Nose job by Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Ronald Schuster
November 22, 2009

I received an email about the 15 minute nonsurgical nose job. Â email. The “non-surgical” nose job is performed by using fillers to hide imperfections or camouflage humps or bumps. It is true that at can take only 15 min and is very easy to do. Recover is minimal and you can return to full click to read more →



Progressive Tension Sutures for Abdominoplasty by Dr. Ronald Schuster, Board Certified Plastic Surgeon
November 20, 2009

Someone recently sent me an email asking about PTS sutures. They were reading online about these “progressive tension sutures”. This is the thing……… Progressive tension sutures are sutures (stitches) which are used to do two things. The main thing they are used for is to reduce the chance of getting a seroma after surgery. Seromas click to read more →