Notes from Dr. Allan

The Sunburn In Your Medicine Chest

July 8, 2013
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Plastic Surgery Today By: Daniel Allan, M.D. The Sunburn in Your Medicine Chest OK. You’ve been good. You slop on the sunscreen, but get burned anyway. Your parents, spouse, plastic surgeon look skeptical when you tell them you’ve been good….

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What’s In A Name

July 1, 2013
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Plastic Surgery Today By: Daniel Allan, M.D. What’s in a Name? The walls of most physician’s offices are papered with diplomas and certificates, frequently elaborately engraved, testament to long years of study and training. But the certificate of which the…

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Burns

June 24, 2013
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Plastic Surgery Today By: Daniel Allan, M.D. Burns Burns are common injuries and run the gamut from painful but minor injuries to severe injuries that can cause disfigurement and loss of function. First aide for a burn consists of applying…

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Marked for Life

June 23, 2013
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Plastic Surgery Today By: Daniel Allan, M.D. Marked for Life We humans love to decorate ourselves. For thousands of years, people have painted their bodies, scratched patterns into their skin, and even inlaid themselves with colorful stones. Today, the tattoo…

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Inner Benefits of Plastic Surgery

June 17, 2013
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Plastic Surgery Today By: Daniel Allan, M.D. Inner Benefits of Plastic Surgery While plastic surgery is a specialty that treats the outside of the body, many of the greatest benefits take place in the mind of the patient. Correction of…

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Thumbs, Skiers, and Gamekeepers

June 10, 2013
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Plastic Surgery Today By: Daniel Allan, M.D. Thumbs, Skiers, and Gamekeepers What does the first word have in common with the other two? A unique injury. In years long past, the wealthy had gamekeepers to watch over the rabbits and…

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Face Saving Measure

May 28, 2013
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Plastic Surgery Today By Daniel Allan, M.D. Face Saving Measure Even those who exercise and diet conscientiously may find that they cannot lose weight on their necks and jowls. Excess fatty tissue in these areas may stem from an overweight…

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Fat Lips Aren’t Hot Lips

May 28, 2013
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Plastic Surgery Today By: Daniel Allan, M.D Fat lips aren’t hot lips In the comedy “First Wives Club,” Goldie Hawn has a scene in which she spoofs the fad for acquired pouting lips. Since Brigit Bardot, full lips have been…

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Children and Dogs

May 13, 2013
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Plastic Surgery Today By: Daniel Allan, M.D. Children and Dogs Just seem to go together naturally. Dogs, provide companionship, affection and protection for children. Children learn responsibility by caring for an animal that is dependent on them. A dog can…

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Don’t Do It Yourself Surgery

May 6, 2013
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Plastic Surgery Today By Daniel Allan, M.D. Don’t Do It Yourself Surgery Readers of New Mexico newspapers, and beyond the state as well , were shocked to read of a woman who attempted to remove her own breast implants. She…

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