Plastic Surgery and Skincare

Jamal Bullocks, M.D.

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Consider Plastic Surgery for Your Drooping Eyelids

Written by Jamal Bullocks, M.D. on Oct 7, 2017 10:03:00 AM

If you’re having to tilt your head back or frequently raise your eyebrows so you can see, chances are you’re suffering from eyelid drooping. Many patients I see don’t realize there are surgical options to fix eyelid drooping and they are pleased with the results after they’ve had surgery.

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Topics: cosmetic surgery, plastic surgery, blepharoplasty, drooping eyelids, droopy eyelid, saggiing eyelid, eyelid surgery

Breast Reconstruction Part 2: Important Post-Surgery Reminders

Written by Jamal Bullocks, M.D. on Dec 5, 2015 10:00:00 AM

If you’ve just recovered from a lumpectomy or mastectomy and breast reconstruction surgery, both your body and mind have been through a lot. While your doctor will give you detailed instructions on how to take care of yourself following surgery, there are a few things that I see over and over again that patients neglect to follow, or do not know to expect. Here are three things I find myself telling a lot of my patients following surgery.

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Topics: mastectomy, breast cancer, breast reconstruction surgery

It’s Never Too Late for Breast Reconstruction

Written by Jamal Bullocks, M.D. on Dec 2, 2015 8:30:00 AM

From the very instant they get a breast cancer diagnosis, many patients feel that their lives are a whirlwind. There are appointments to be made, treatment to research, medicines to take and doctors to meet. On top of this, there is the possibility of mastectomy and breast reconstruction. What I want my patients to know is that they are not alone if they’re feeling overwhelmed and can take a deep breath, because when it comes to reconstruction options, you cannot make a wrong choice.

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Topics: breast reconstruction, breast cancer, DIEP flap, breast implants, lumpectomy

Breast Augmentation (Part 2): Implant Options and Placement Techniques

Written by Jamal Bullocks, M.D. on Jun 24, 2015 5:30:00 PM

In my previous post, I shared answers to some of the most important and frequently asked questions from patients about breast augmentation surgery. In this post, I’ll delve into questions related to the breast augmentation procedure itself. 

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Topics: breast augmentation, saline breast implants, silicone breast implants, breast implants, surgical options for breast implants

Your Questions About Breast Augmentation Surgery Answered (Part 1)

Written by Jamal Bullocks, M.D. on Jun 20, 2015 10:30:00 AM

As a plastic surgeon, I find that many patients are interested in breast augmentation. They naturally have a lot of questions about it during our initial consultations. In this two-part post, I’ll address the questions most commonly asked by patients, as well as implant options, how they are placed and how often they’re replaced.  

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Topics: cosmetic surgery, plastic surgery, breast augmentation, breast surgery safety

Know Your Breast Reconstruction Options

Written by Jamal Bullocks, M.D. on Jun 3, 2015 6:00:00 PM

Breast reconstruction following a mastectomy can be complicated and emotional. It’s important to know your surgical options when it’s time for reconstruction. One surgical procedure that may be a viable possibility is the DIEP (deep inferior epigastric perforator) flap procedure.  

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Topics: mastectomy, breast reconstruction, DIEP flap, microsurgery

Why You Should Avoid the Kylie Jenner Lip Challenge

Written by Jamal Bullocks, M.D. on May 6, 2015 10:30:00 AM

Social media challenges seem to be both cyclical and ubiquitous. The newest challenge circulating cyberspace, dubbed the Kylie Jenner Lip Challenge, is encouraging people to plump their lips to look like Kylie Jenner’s. If looking at the “after” photos of this aren’t enough to dissuade you, then let me tell you some of the potential hazards that come with this type of risky, at-home procedure.

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Topics: Kylie Jenner Lip Challenge, Internet challenge, lip damage, lip injury, social media challenge

Breast Reconstruction After Breast Cancer: Important Factors to Consider

Written by Jamal Bullocks, M.D. on Apr 1, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Undergoing a mastectomy can be a physically and mentally difficult process for a patient. Because many patients opt for breast reconstruction, it is extremely important to know what the surgical options are.  

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Topics: mastectomy, breast reconstruction, breast cancer

Mommy Makeovers: What You Need to Know

Written by Jamal Bullocks, M.D. on Mar 14, 2015 10:30:00 AM

Carrying a child during pregnancy is rough for so many reasons. You’re often tired and nauseous. Your feet and hands swell. More significantly, your body is constantly changing to make room for your new infant and to prepare you for delivery. Sometimes, the body simply cannot bounce back on its own after the pregnancy is over. This is where a mommy makeover helps. 

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Topics: plastic surgery, rejuvenation, mommy makeover, tummy tuck after pregnancy, getting your figure back after pregnancy, breast lift

The Fountain of Youth Needn’t Be Costly or Invasive

Written by Jamal Bullocks, M.D. on Feb 21, 2015 11:30:00 AM

I talk to many patients each week who would like to do something to help slow down the aging process. Too much sun, smoking and air impurities can wreak havoc on skin, but many people think addressing these issues will be costly, dangerous or painful. The truth is, there are minimally-invasive, affordable alternatives to facial rejuvenation that do not require lengthy recovery times.
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Topics: plastic surgery, skin damage from sun exposure,, brown spots,, anti-aging skin care, chemical peels, wrinkles, injectibles, botox

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