Plastic Surgery Blog

Best of Jacksonville – The Mommy Makeover

Published on March 27, 2013

Dr. Sofia Kirk, our favorite plastic surgeon, is featured in the latest edition of Best of Jacksonville Magazine. Click on the link below to read her interview on the Mommy Makeover.

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Get Ready for the Beach with Laser Hair Removal

Published on March 14, 2013

New Laser Hair Removal Prices We have changed our pricing for Laser Hair Removal to match the current market. Pricing for some areas will remain the same and for other areas the prices have come down. We are still offering

How to Minimize Scarring after Surgery

Published on June 6, 2012

Scarring is the body’s natural way to heal an open wound or cut. The growth of new tissue and collagen closes and seals the wound while cleaning out dead skin and blood cells in the form of a scab. Any

Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty)

Published on May 29, 2012

Tummy tuck surgery (properly called an abdominoplasty) is a surgical procedure whereby the excess skin and fat of the belly are removed (dermatolipectomy) and the loose muscles of the abdominal wall are tightened. A tummy tuck is most popular with

The Bio-Chemical Basis of Our Moods

Published on April 13, 2012

Consider your moods, happy or sad, positive or negative. Have you ever wondered how we get to feel like that or why? Each perception, thought or state of mind will affect us in a certain way. A good example is

The Healing Power of the Mind

Published on March 29, 2012

There are many things one can do to assist the healing process. We can rest more than usual and ensure that everyday stress is minimized so the body has an abundance of energy and resources with which to heal. We

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What is Capsular Contracture?

Published on March 2, 2012

Capsular contracture following breast augmentation is a condition where the body reacts to the implant with excessive scarring. While it is normal for every patient to have some scarring following any type of surgery too much is not a good

The Transformative Power of Forgiveness

Published on February 15, 2012

Do you have someone in your life who did something that really upset or annoyed you? Something so bad that you haven’t been able to forgive and forget, perhaps don’t even want to forgive and forget. After all why does

Love Your iPhone Too Much?

Published on February 2, 2012

A funny thing happened to me over the weekend. Even funnier than usual. During a conference in a West Palm Beach hotel on Sunday afternoon I noticed that my cellphone was missing. Not wanting to miss on what was being

Getting The Most From Your Food

Published on January 17, 2012

Every body knows how important it is to eat a healthy, nutritional diet, especially if you are healing after some kind if injury or surgery, but there are a few things about eating that most people don’t know which have