Category Archives: Patient Education

Tummy Tuck in Birmingham: Myths Dispelled

I was making my rounds Thursday morning and overheard two gynecologists talking about a patient we operated on stating how "bad" a tummy tuck is, especially when added to a hysterectomy. This is a huge misperception leading to this blog titled Tummy Tuck in Birmingham: Myths Dispelled. As in any surgery, it is dependent on …

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Tummy tuck with other surgery in Alabama

It is common to have a tummy tuck with other surgery in Alabama. Safely combining hernia surgery or gynecologic procedures such as hysterectomy, ovarian procedures can readily be done in the hands of skillful plastic surgeons. The combination of these procedures has many benefits including one surgery and recovery lower costs cosmetic benefit lower anesthesia …

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You Can Ask for Your Own Breast Reconstruction

Did you know you can ask for your own breast reconstruction? You can chose any surgeon you want and any option available to you! You do not have to have that choice made by your general or breast surgeon. If this surgeon recommends a reconstructive surgeon for you and you want to use another, you simply …

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FTM top surgery has to be done right!

As with any surgery to alter appearance, FTM top surgery has to be done right. Birmingham, Alabama plastic surgeon, Michael S. Beckenstein, M.D. stresses this; " I was recently watching an episode of Shameless and saw a trans actor who had FTM top surgery. This brave soul was in a shirtless scene and proudly displayed his masculinized which presented …

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Only Cosmetic Stem Cell Therapy in Alabama

Michael S. Beckenstein, M.D. a Birmingham, Alabama, plastic surgeon is the offering the only cosmetic stem cell therapy in Alabama. He first brought this latest therapy to his T3 hair restoration practice and has been successfully using this to treat hair loss in men and women. Stem cell therapy is gaining popularity in all fields …

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PRP and Stem Cell Therapy at Michael S. Beckenstein, M.D.

Did you know there is now PRP and Stem Cell therapy at Michael S. Beckenstein, M.D. plastic surgery practice? This exciting therapy has been used in his Alabama hair restoration practice T3, but is now available for all aspects of his Birmingham cosmetic surgery practice. PRP and stem cell therapy uses your body's own cells and …

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Omni Bioceutical Innovations hair care an Alabama first!

Omni Bioceutical Innovations hair care an Alabama first is being introduced by Birmingham plastic surgeon Michael S. Beckenstein, M.D. "I am so excited to add these new products to my Birmingham hair restoration practice. They add an amazing dimension to hair restoration that was never available. We now have an extension in our reach of …

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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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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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