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. The traditional thinking of plastic surgery patients is to "help me look young again." Luckily, we can reduce the telltale signs of aging and create a more youthful appearance for both women and men using BOTOX® and dermal fillers at our Birmingham practice. But what if …

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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 nanofat grafting, low level laser therapy, and Neograft into practice, he now adds Aqua Med IV therapy. This treatment uses intravenous fluids or injections …

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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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Breast Enlargement: Subtlety Is On Trend

Overly large breasts are now out of favor, with more women choosing a subtle increase to their breast size. Plastic surgeon Dr. Michael S. Beckenstein specializes in all types of breast augmentation and enhancement at his Birmingham, Alabama practice. We asked Dr. Beckenstein about his approach to breast augmentation and the current trend toward smaller …

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Crisalix 3D Imaging Enhances Breast Augmentation

For many women planning a breast augmentation at our Birmingham practice, choosing the right breast implant is an important decision. What size should you get? What shape should you choose? How far do you want your breast to project from your chest? Luckily, much of the guesswork is solved with Crisalix 3D imaging. What is …

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