Birmingham Neograft is excited to announce we have started the intensive training in SHFST Scalp Hair Follicle Simulation Tattoo, A trademarked technique, by world renowned tattoo artist Andrea Darby, that creates the appearance of a buzzed haircut. It is achieved through meticulous tattooing simulating hair follicles on the scalp. It can create a full “head of hair” on a gentlemen’s scalp, from a stage VII pattern of hair loss or … Read more
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It is a well known fact that the longer an operation takes the higher risk of complications. With plastic surgery, patients often want to have numerous procedures performed in the same surgery. This can make for operative times of 6-7 hours. Such extended procedures carry increased risks of complications. Montgomery plastic surgeon, Michael S. Beckenstein, M.D. is an advocate for safe surgery. ” We have to be safe and look out for our patients, … Read more
Patients are consumers and must be wary when choosing a surgeon to perform ANY procedure on them. This is especially true with cosmetic or aesthetic surgeries. With the current economic trends in medicine, physicians are seeking ways to increase their revenue. Many are stepping over into the cosmetic realm and offering procedures they can perform in their offices that are NOT under control of the hospital credentialing process. This is true … Read more
I am excited to have added a new technique to my Alabama plastic surgery practice known as micro-needling. This technique applies the latest technology to the ancient Far East, practice of acupuncture. Micro needling uses numerous small needles to penetrate ever so slightly into the skin’s surface which causes a mild inflammatory response. This stimulates the release of collagen and growth factors, a process known as Collagen Induction Therapy (CIT) that induces … Read more
Alabama hair restoration continues to be revolutionized by Birmingham Neograft. Introduced by Birmingham plastic surgeon, Michael S. Beckenstein, M.D., low level laser therapy is extremely effective in treating hair loss in Alabama. ” I am pleased to bring this latest technology into my Birmingham hair replacement practice. It is a legitimate treatment option and by no means a gimmick”. Dr. Beckenstein adds ” this is a real FDA approved laser … Read more
Major universities and hospitals tout that they have Comprehensive Breast Centers. They say they offer all of the services women with breast cancer require. These centers usually offer screening, referrals to their physicians including oncologic surgeons, oncologists, and radiologists. There is usually a team of nurses and other employees to guide women throughout the entire process. Many women state that this is a rather institutionalized approach to breast cancer and … Read more
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 patients for the following reasons: they provide a more natural feel the failure rates are … Read more