Category Archives: General Plastic Surgery

Dr. Beckenstein Says, “Hair Today Gone Tomorrow!”

"Hair today gone tomorrow!" is what Dr. Beckenstein says. He introduced a revolutionary hair replacement procedure to the Birmingham hair loss community five years ago: NeoGraft. NeoGraft changed how hair restoration is practiced, and today, Dr. Beckenstein continues to find and add new hair loss treatments to what he offers his patients. Dr. Beckenstein said, "We offer the latest technology, …

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Honest Birmingham Plastic Surgery Advertising

  There are many plastic surgeons who tout themselves as cosmetic or plastic surgeons. However, none of them are certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS), nor members of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). These board-certified plastic surgeons must adhere to stringent guidelines when it comes to advertising. The ASPS members here in Birmingham will …

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What New Patients Should Know

When you are having plastic surgery here in Birmingham, you should be seeing your surgeon before, during, and after your procedure. We repeat: you should be seeing your surgeon. Not a nurse, specialist, or other staff member. There are several practices where patients will see their surgeon during a portion of their consultation process, the morning …

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Medical Micropigmentation Symposium Coming to Birmingham

A major micropigmentation symposium is coming to Birmingham, Alabama, this October! This will be the first of its kind in the United States and has an international faculty filled with innovators in the field. The event is hosted by Birmingham cosmetic surgery specialist and plastic surgeon, Michael S. Beckenstein, M.D., who has teamed up with world renowned …

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Do Not Let the Alabama Breast Reconstruction Law Be Threatened!!!

The Alabama Breast Reconstruction Law was introduced by Roger Bedford , Jr and passed by the Alabama legislature. This law was introduced because over 30% of Alabama  breast cancer patients did not have breast reconstruction because they were not informed about this option during their consults for their mastectomies. This bill mandates that insurance carriers pay …

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Real Microneedling is now in Birmingham

Real microneedling is now in Birmingham, Alabama. The popular device known as Dermapen TM has made the ancient concept of microneedling well known to cosmetic practices. Microneedling techniques use small needles to penetrate the epithelial layer of the skin which loosens the mosaic like cells and enable topical agents to penetrate deeper into the skin. These agents …

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Certification needs an important word in front…BOARD!

The word Certification is derived from the latin certificare which means to attest or realiably endorse, it is used when a course of study is completed. In plastic, aesthetic or  Birmingham cosmetic surgery, certification is important. The same holds true for any physician who is offering NON-INVASIVE COSMETIC PROCEDURES such as injectable fillers, neurotoxins such as …

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Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Arrives in Alabama

Platelet Rich Plasma uses a patient's own platelets and fibrin products from their own blood to rejuvenate skin and soft tissue, improve graft survival, and heal soft tissue injury. Michael S. Beckenstein, M.D. an Alabama cosmetic surgeon has introduced this into his Birmingham plastic surgery practice. "PRP has a lot of uses and benefits. It …

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New Birmingham Nipple Reconstruction in With Immediate Return to Normal Life

Birmingham, Alabama Breast cancer patients now have an option for nipple reconstruction that enables them to return to normal activities immediately after! Alabama breast reconstruction specialist, Michael S. Beckenstein, M.D. has introduced this to his patients three years ago. "We have well over 100 women who have successfully had this reconstruction and the results are better than any …

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