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

Dr. Hasen's Blog

Arm Yourself for Florida’s Endless Summer

Here at my plastic surgery practice near Fort Myers, we like to joke that summer never really ends in Florida. But as our season prepares to transition from hot to hotter, and we make plans to spend even more time outside, it’s important to know the latest on how to protect yourself from the sun — as well as how to ease symptoms if you get too much. Daily: Everyday sun protection is mandatory for everyone, even people who don’t … Continue reading

Next Generation Facial Fillers

Recently, I saw a patient in my Naples plastic surgery office wanting to smooth subtle fine lines around the lips.  I had actually seen this same patient over 8 years ago, when she presented with the same concern.  At the time, I advised the patient against using filler in this area.  Eight years ago, the fillers on the market were not well suited to address this concern.  There was the chance the lip could look too “puffy” or “full” when … Continue reading

The Future of Fat Looks Fabulous

Every spring, the entire medical aesthetic community looks forward to the release of the previous year’s statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons®, or ASPS. 2016’s numbers are just beginning to trickle in, and so far the word we’re hearing most is “fat.” As many of my breast augmentation patients in Fort Myers can tell you, fat is having a bit of a moment.   Once nearly universally vilified, fat is finding its niche as a volume enhancer in both … Continue reading

Liposuction Is Best for All-Over Results

Anyone thinking about getting rid of pockets of stubborn fat is probably aware that 15nonsurgical fat reduction treatments can get some pretty impressive results. Procedures such as CoolSculpting® and SculpSure®, for example, produce very nice outcomes for our patients. But for patients who either want more dramatic results or want to remove fat from multiple areas, the best choice is still liposuction, just as it always has been. At my Naples-Fort Myers practice, patients who initially come in for a … Continue reading

Putting Your Best “Selfie” Forward

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The enormous popularity and rise of social media has impacted many aspects of our lives: how we communicate, how we learn about what is happening in the world, how we shop, and now how we decide if we need plastic surgery.  With the “selfie” becoming a routine part of our dialect (in fact, it was named the “word of the year” and included in the Oxford English Dictionary in 2015), we are more aware than ever of how we look … Continue reading

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