Category Archives: Surgeon Education

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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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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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Breast Enlargement; catering to the “garden club, not the strip club”

Michael S. Beckenstein, M.D. is a Birmingham, Alabama plastic surgeon who specializes in all types of breast surgery. We asked him about his approach to breast augmentation and about the current trends of women opting for smaller breast implants. He states" our mantra has always been; we cater to the garden club not the strip …

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Crisalix 3 D Imaging enhances our Breast Augmentation Consultations

"The Crisalix 3D imaging system enhance our breast augmentation consultations" states Birmingham, Alabama plastic surgeon Michael S. Beckenstein, M.D. " it provides an incredible view of what a patient's breast surgery result should look like. it is the closest visual we can provide. The Crisalix system utilizes body scan images and can simulate a woman's …

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Dr. Beckenstein Brings BRA Day USA 2017 Back to Birmingham!

Dr. Beckenstein brings BRA DAy USA 2017 back to Birmingham! "This is our 4th consecutive year celebrating BRA DAy USA" states Dr. Beckenstein. " It stands for breast reconstruction awareness day and is celebrated to educate women, health care providers, and the public about the option of breast reconstruction following mastectomy or lumpectomy. it is celebrated 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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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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Medical Micropigmentation Symposium Coming to Birmingham

A major micropigmentation symposium is coming to Birmingham, Alabama, this October! This will be the first of its kind in the United States and has an international faculty filled with innovators in the field. The event is hosted by Birmingham cosmetic surgery specialist and plastic surgeon, Michael S. Beckenstein, M.D., who has teamed up with world renowned …

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