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Austin-Weston: Project on Plastic Surgery

Middle School Project: Q&A With Dr. Knotts

To whomever it may concern, Hello, I am a 6th grade middle school student from Quincy, Michigan. My class is currently doing a research project on a career that interests me. I am doing mine on plastic surgery. One of the requirements is that we have an outside mentor that can help us with questions […]




ASPS Los Angeles

Plastic Surgery meeting in Los Angeles

I was honored to be invited to speak in Los Angeles last week at the annual meeting of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons along with Drs. Weston and Sigal. It was my second time speaking on the topic of “Around-the-mouth Surgery” and probably the 15th or 20th for the other doctors. Dr. Poindexter also […]




The Best Plastic Surgeons in Airline Magazines

The Best Plastic Surgeons in Airline Magazines

I remember flying to a fellowship interview and skimming through the in-flight magazine several years back. My eye was immediately drawn to the section titled ‘Best Plastic Surgeons in America,’ now ubiquitous in every domestic airline’s repertoire (see American Way, United Hemispheres, Delta Sky, Southwest: The Magazine). I was flying into Charlotte, and was pleasantly […]




Hip Liposuction

Hip Liposuction

In hip liposuction, a couple of small incisions are made to insert a metal cannula while the patient is asleep. The fat is suctioned out of the hip region allowing the skin to contract back to a smooth, even contour. When considering hip liposuction, it is important to know what is defined as the area […]




Washington Women’s Leadership Initiative

Tour of the Kennedy Center

National Symphony Orchestra Executive Director Rita Shapiro hosted phase one of a behind-the-scenes tour of the Kennedy Center Wednesday, January 13. The tour, sponsored by the Washington Women’s Leadership Initiative, included a look at the inner workings of what it takes to fund, recruit, produce and plan events with a major international orchestra like NSO. […]




AUSTIN-WESTON Tummy Tuck

Does a Tummy Tuck Leave a Scar?

As plastic surgeons, this is a common question we are asked by patients considering an abdominoplasty, or ‘tummy tuck’ procedure. The short answer is yes, a scar is required to remove the extra skin that can be present after childbirth or weight loss, but you get to choose where the scar goes. Most patients choose […]




Washington DC Mommy Makeover

Mommy Makeover Testimonial on realself

Breast feeding 2 kids left my breast completely deflated and sad, basically just loose skin without any volume so I couldn’t even take advantage of a push up bra. Pregnancy left me with a small umbilical hernia and a wide gap between my abdominal rectus muscles. I’m proud of my body and what it has […]