Kent V. Hasen, MD: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery & Med Spa of Naples
3699 Airport Pulling Road North
Naples, FL 34105

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Top 3 Acne Scar Treatment Myths

Topicals Don’t Work We know acne scars are troublesome for many patients. Unfortunately, battling acne and cystic acne is not uncommon for teenagers (and adults!), and those breakouts can leave behind battle wounds.  Many people feel using topicals will do little to improve the appearance of these stubborn scars.  However, with the many technologically advanced, medical grade products on the market, treating those scars starts at home.  Using a high quality, growth factor product can encourage collagen stimulation, which is … Continue reading

The Invisible Benefits of Tummy Tuck Surgery

The Invisible Benefits of Tummy Tuck Surgery

If you’re considering a tummy tuck in the Naples-Fort Myers area, your primary goal is probably to reduce excess skin and smooth your abdomen. But there are additional, overlooked benefits to this popular body contouring procedure—and you may be surprised to learn some of them. A tummy tuck is great for contouring your physique, but read on to discover its lesser-known perks. Decreased back pain. “Back pain” is a fairly nonspecific complaint that can have a multitude of causes, but weakened … Continue reading

Selecting A Plastic Surgeon – Can Online Reviews Be Trusted?

Before we book a dinner reservation or select a hotel, many of us are inclined to log in to Yelp, TripAdvisor, or Google to read reviews.  We can see photos and read first hand experiences before confirming our plans.  Many people have this same inclination when selecting a plastic surgeon.  Surely these online reviews can be trusted and provide an accurate representation of the service (in this case surgery), we are likely to receive?  However, a recent study from Northwestern University … Continue reading

Exercising After Breast Augmentation: Your Questions, Answered

So many of my breast augmentation patients from Fort Myers, Punta Gorda, and Naples, Florida, lead healthy, active lifestyles. As a physician, I would be remiss if I didn’t say that I think exercise is wonderful—but it’s important to know when to say when, especially after surgery. I wanted to use this blog post as a way to help prospective breast augmentation patients understand when they can start exercising after surgery, as well as why the restrictions are in place. … Continue reading

Top 3 Tips for Boosting the Results of Your Injectable Treatment

When a patient is investing in a cosmetic treatment, such as Botox or filler, maintaining the results of the procedure is a priority.  With several fillers on the market that can last up to 2 years, we are fortunate to have many products with long durations.  Following a few easy at home steps can help further boost and prolong the results of a cosmetic treatment. 1. Wear Sunscreen Daily (and don’t forget to reapply) Sun is our number one anti-aging … Continue reading

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