October 17, 2012 marks the first ever Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day in the USA. BRA Day was started in order to bring to light a part of Breast Cancer Awareness that can tend to be overlooked. This day seeks to promote education, awareness and access regarding post-mastectomy breast reconstruction. BRA Day was started in …Read More
Aesthetic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery: Glen S. Brooks, MD
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Aesthetic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery: Blog
One of the most common questions we get in the office is what kind of skin care regimen the patient should be on. Patients are always asking about the specific brands of skin care they use, if we have heard of it, if it is good, or if they should be using something else. They …Read More
What is an LED and why should you care?LED stands for Light Emitting Diode. An LED is basically a semiconductor light source. LEDs come in many different colors as depicted in the above photo. The first practical visible-spectrum LED was red and was developed in 1962 by Nick Holonyak Jr., while working at General Electric …Read More
Botox...lasers...fillers...OH MY!Do you want to get rid of your wrinkles, but aren't sure what the best treatment is for you? Are you feeling overwhelmed by the multitude of facial rejuvenation treatments out there? Let us break it down for you!It starts by determining what type of wrinkle you would like to rid your face of! …Read More
When it comes to getting the long luscious lashes that all women want, there are many different options to chose from. It can be a bit overwhelming with all of the products out there boasting guaranteed increase in length and volume of lashes. There are many over the counter products including lengthening mascaras, eyelash conditioners …Read More
Before: No makeupDuring: Trying out the new Jane Iredale spring products!After!I was lucky enough to be able to try out the new hues of Jane Iredale's spring collection: "Feeling Alive" first hand with the help of our lovely aesthetician, Lynne. My before picture shows how dull and drab my skin has been looking as we come to …Read More
It's pretty hard to live in our world these days and not know what a chemical peel is. Most people have either had one in the past or at least have known someone who has had one. What can be more difficult to determine is whether you are the right candidate for a peel, what …Read More
In honor of May being Melanoma Awareness month we will be selling our "Pale is the New Tan" shirts again this year! With Melanoma on the rise it is more important than ever to raise awareness. Please help us do so by purchasing a tee-shirt and wearing it around your town! All of the proceeds …Read More
For the past 20+ years women in the U.S. interested in a breast augmentation had two options for FDA approved breast implants. Mentor, a company owned by Johnson & Johnson has manufactured breast implants since 1984. In 2006, their silicone gel-filled implants trademarked, MemoryGel® were FDA approved for breast augmentation in women over the age of 22 and for …Read More
Hello Blog World! Welcome and thank you for stopping by our blog. This blog will fill you in on everything you never knew you wanted to know about plastic surgery, reconstructive surgery, skin care, breast cancer, skin cancer, overall health and more!Meet Dr. Brooks:Dr. Glen Brooks is a board certified Plastic Surgeon who specializes in …Read More