Category Archives: Skin Care

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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PRP comes to Birmingham plastic surgery!

PRP or Platelet Rich Plasma has arrived in cutting edge plastic surgery practices. Michael S. Beckenstein, a Birmingham cosmetic surgeon has introduced PRP into his practice in 2013. "We first started using it to treat thinning hair an saw how highly effective it is. We now have extended using PRP for other cosmetic purposes. It …

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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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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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Birmingham Permanent Cosmetics: the First in America!

Birmingham plastic surgeon Michael S. Beckenstein, M.D. and members of his staff have been the first in the United States to be certified in Birmingham permanent make up by world renowned cosmetic tattooist Andrea Darby. Ms Darby, from Melbourne Australia,  spent 6 full days training and certifying the Alabama Plastic surgeon practice of Dr. Beckenstein in …

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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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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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