January

Blog Posts in January, 2012

  • Smoking: Negative effects on plastic surgery results

    In addition to its adverse effects on general health, smoking tobacco increases the chance’s of a plastic surgery patient having complications and can negatively affect her results. Dr. Nichter and Dr. Horowitz of the Pacific Center for Plastic Surgery would like to advise prospective patients of the dangers of smoking as they relate to plastic surgery. A good plastic surgery result relies on good ...
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  • Skin Cancer Prevention Counseling Guidelines Updated

    The U.S. Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends counseling to children and young adults (ages 10-24) with fair skin on the effects and dangers of ultraviolet (UV) light exposure. Dr. Horowitz and Dr. Nichter of the Pacific Center for Plastic Surgery would like to make their blog readers aware of this new recommendation, which is an update to USPSTF’s 2003 guidelines for physicians on ...
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