Plastic Surgeon Dr. Dean Kane of Baltimore Answers Question and Comments on Article Regarding Cosmetic Medical Tourism

Q. Why are US Cosmetic Surgeons more expensive than those abroad? Why shouldn’t I take my vacation time and have my plastic surgery done outside the US? A. DK (Dean Kane, MD, FACS): [These are great questions and ones that should lead you to considering the benefits and risks of such decision making. It is… Read more »

Plastic Surgeon Dr. Dean Kane of Baltimore Answers Question Regarding Drooping Glabella / Medial Brow following Botox for Horizontal Forehead Lines

Q. If I want Botox on my horizontal forehead lines do I also need between my eyebrows done to keep my forehead from drooping? A. Great observation! Botox is an injectable muscle weakener. Botox injection is art and science. The production of the medication is the science. The rebalancing of muscles of expression, injection amount,… Read more »

Plastic Surgeon Dr. Dean Kane of Baltimore Answers Question Regarding ThermiVa and other Laser Vaginal Rejuvenation

Q. Why has the FDA questioned the validity of ThermiVa and other Laser Vaginal Rejuvenation devices? Thermi ThermiRF ThermiVa A. The ThermiVa Generator is a Class II device cleared by the FDA with indications for dermatological and general surgical procedures for electrocoagulation and hemostasis.  Thousands of patients have used the device for rejuvenation of the vulva… Read more »

Plastic Surgeon Dr. Dean Kane of Baltimore Answers Question Regarding Chubby Knee Options

Q. Looking into different treatments for my knees. I need advice on deciding between all the different treatments. CoolSculpting?  I’m 42 years old, physically fit but have always had chubby droopy knees. Lately I’ve been looking into coolsculpting but not sure if that will help at all and tired of spending money on treatments that… Read more »