Category Archives: General Plastic Surgery

Alabama Permanent Make up: The Right Way

Alabama Plastic Surgeon, Michael S. Beckenstein, M.D. has just brought Alabama permanent make up to new heights. By becoming the first site, in the United States, to be certified in cosmetic tattooing, by world renowned cosmetic tattooist Andrea Darby. Ms.Darby has developed and refined techniques in cosmetic tattooing. She has developed a rigorous and comprehensive training program …

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Alabama Plastic Surgeon Introduces the Women of Wounded Warriors

" I have met several wounded veterans and their spouses or significant others. Not only am I in awe of these true heroes, I have also admired the women around these courageous men. I have seen these women live up at Walter Reed medical center in Bethesda for a year or two helping their loved …

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Alabama Breast Cancer Cooperative: Where Have You Been!

A new approach to the treatment of breast cancer has arisen in Birmingham Alabama. Plastic surgeon Michael S. Beckenstein, M.D. has launched this new concept as a cooperative.My approach differs from the common Comprehensive breast cancer centers that just about every institution has. The word institution is the key here as they act and treat patients …

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Nipple Sparing : A New and Exciting Era of Mastectomy and Breast Reconstruction is Here!

Alabama Breast reconstruction specialist Michael S. Beckenstein is pleased to introduce the concept of Nipple Sparing mastectomy with reconstruction. While he has been performing it for several years, he has teamed up with noted oncologic breast surgeon Dr. Susan Winchester, of Birmingham Breast Care, to perform this in tandem. These two surgeons have worked together for …

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Micro Needling with The Dermapen a Nice Addition to my Practice

I am always seeking ways to improve and expand my Birmingham Cosmetic surgery practice; Michael S. Beckenstein, M.D.. By constantly researching new, effective , and safe techniques and technology, I can offer my patients better services and better results. I have recently been researching micro needling which is based on ancient principles. Small needle punctures are …

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Just Because It is an Easy Procedure Doesn’t Mean it is Easy to Perform!

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 …

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Low Level Laser Therapy the Latest Technology for Hair Restoration

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 …

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The Changing Reputation of Plastic Surgery

I have the benefit of receiving direct feedback from plastic surgery patients in our community, and I constantly use this information to develop my approach as a cosmetic surgeon. At my Birmingham practice and across the United States, there has been a noticeable improvement in the public's understanding and perception of plastic surgery. While there are …

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