Category Archives: Plastic Surgery Birmingham

Alabama Plastic Surgery Practice First to be Certified Green

An Alabama Plastic Surgery Practice, First to Certified Green was awarded their certificate by MyGreenDoctor.org. Michael S. Beckenstein, M.D. LLC is the Birmingham, Alabama practice who earned this distinction by participating and completing the requirements to obtain this certification. When asked about this, Dr. Beckenstein replied " We all need to step up and help …

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“Keep me looking young”

Our world is constantly evolving and so are we. Our culture is rapidly changing and this effects how we react to this evolution. The traditional thinking, of plastic surgery patients, is to " help me look young again". Through facelifts, Botox, Injectable fillers, a lot of the telltale signs of aging can be reduced, creating …

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Stem Cells Stem Cells Stem Cells!!!!!

When asked about the latest trend in rejuvenation of the face, hair and body, Birmingham plastic surgeon, Michael S. Beckenstein, M.D. responded " Stem Cells Stem Cells Stem Cells!" He added " These are the latest innovation to be applied to many aspects of my practice. I first introduced them to Alabama 4 years ago, …

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Alabama Hydration Therapy Lesson 3

Birmingham plastic surgeon, Dr. Beckenstein presents Alabama Hydration Therapy lesson 3 in his ongoing introduction of hydration therapy to his patients and those interested in this new aspect of wellness. Hydration therapy is a great part of a wellness program as it immediately delivers essential vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and trace elements into your body. …

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Alabama Hydration Therapy Lesson 2

Alabama Hydration Therapy Lesson 2: This is part 2 of Dr. Beckenstein's ongoing discussion of the Aqua Med IV hydration therapy he offers in his Birmingham plastic surgery practice. Iv therapy is a new, upcoming therapy option that is used to enhance wellness and to increase performance and recovery. This lesson will present the Ultimate …

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Alabama Hydration Therapy Lesson 1

Alabama Hydration Therapy Lesson 1: Michael S. Beckenstein, M.D,. an Alabama plastic surgeon is again the first to introduce the latest, safe therapy to his Birmingham plastic surgery practice. Known for introducing stem cell therapy, nanofat grafting, PRP treatments, low level laser therapy, and Neograft into practice, he now adds Aqua Med IV therapy. This …

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Aqua Med IV flows into Alabama!

Alabama's first  surgeon run IV therapy practice: Aqua Med IV flows into Alabama! Birmingham plastic surgeon; Michael S. Beckenstein, M.D., known for bringing new therapies and technology into Alabama, has introduced this innovative, wellness therapy into his plastic surgery practice. Hydration therapy has been around for over 50 years and promotes wellness through simple IV …

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Long Surgery Times are UNSAFE!!!!

Long surgery times are definitely unsafe. The longer you are under anesthesia and having a procedure, they higher the chances for complications, even death! There are many studies out that universally conclude that surgery lasting over 6 hours has a huge increase in complications. While there are some surgeries that HAVE to last over 6 …

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7 Things to Know About FTM Top Surgery

There are 7 things to know about FTM Top surgery if you are seriously considering undergoing this process: ONE: While fairly obvious, a trans man must have completed all the medical, psychosocial, and legal requisites to undergo FTM Top surgery. Board certified plastic surgeons will not proceed until these are completed. While this might be …

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What’s up with Nanofat?

What's up with Nanofat? What is this? These are questions we have asked Birmingham, Alabama plastic surgeon Michael S. Beckenstein, M.D. We have heard  some things about nanofat and knew has been the first in Alabam to perform this, so we decided to ask him. " Nanofat is a more refined fat graft that is …

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