Atlanta Cosmetic Surgery Blog

Artisan Plastic Surgery welcomes Mandy Lee, NP, to launch the Artisan Wellness Program

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We are excited to welcome Mandy Lee, Nurse Practitioner and our new Wellness Coordinator to the Artisan Plastic Surgery practice!  Mandy brings years of experience in pre- and post-operative nursing care and health management to Artisan Plastic Surgery, and she has spearheaded the development of the Artisan Wellness Program.  An Atlanta native, Mandy received her undergraduate degree at Georgia College …

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Victoria: my internship at Artisan Plastic Surgery

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Victoria, a college student at GA Tech, talks about pursuing her dream of becoming a plastic surgeon

From May to August of 2015, I worked at Artisan Plastic Surgery as Dr. Alexander’s intern. Before I came to the practice, I knew that I wanted to pursue plastic surgery as a career, but what I was unaware of was the personal …

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Victoria: becoming a plastic surgeon

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Victoria talks about pursuing her dream of becoming a plastic surgeon

I have wanted to be a doctor since I was four years old, and as I’ve become older I have been drawn to the inherent creativity of plastic surgery.  The combination of art, creativity, clinical care, and patient interaction that plastic surgery entails is mesmerizing to me.  Now, I …

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What is Restylane® Silk?

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We live in exciting times, with technology advancing by the minute. This is particularly true in the aesthetic medicine world, where a variety of dermal fillers—Juvederm®, Voluma®, Radiesse®, and so on—are available for a treatment plan tailored to each individual patient. Fillers are injectable gels which help fill in lines or volumize facial subunits; they are made by different companies …

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Nonsurgical Treatment of Newborn Ear Deformities

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Approximately 15-20% of newborn children are born with external ear deformities, including elfin or “Spock” ears, prominent ears, folded-over ears, “hidden ears,” and various combinations of these. Most ear problems do not self-correct and some may worsen with age. Some ear deformities bring along functional problems, and, unfortunately, peer ridicule and bullying. Children may start facing harassment from peers at …

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