Yearly Archives: 2011

Michael S. Beckenstein, MD Blog

Dr. Michael S. Beckenstein


The recent FDA panel discussion has concluded that silicone gel implants are safe in that they do not cause cancer or connective tissue diseases. While they recommend continued patient follow up, these devices will remain available for Birmingham breast enhancement patients. Michael S. Beckenstein, M.D., an Alabama plastic surgeon, prefers silicone gel implants for his breast augmentation …

Dr. Michael S. Beckenstein

Keeping Cosmetic Surgery in Birmingham Safe

All Cosmetic surgery procedures have associated complications including death. This is why you have to choose a safe plastic surgeon with good judgement. Recently, an excellent cosmetic surgeon ,in Birmingham, Alabama, performed an outpatient breast reduction on a healthy patient. This patient unfortunately passed away, at home, that evening, from a known complication. Appropriate precautions were taken to …

Dr. Michael S. Beckenstein

Advantages of Neograft Over Traditional Hair Replacement Methods

In Birmingham, Neograft was just recently introduced by plastic surgeon Michael S. Beckenstein, M.D. This revolutionary technology changes how hair replacement is performed. The usual strip method is not used to obtain the hair to be transplanted, instead the Neograft technology harvests the individual follicles without any incision. This has many advantages over the currently used techniques: no …

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