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

Dr. Hasen's Blog

Body Contouring Procedures That Scale Up

While the overwhelming majority of patients I see for body contouring procedures such as liposuction at my Naples practice pursue the procedure to target stubborn pockets of fat, I still like to remind them that these procedures are not intended for weight loss — nor are they appropriate for patients who are significantly overweight. Large volume fat reduction is a tricky procedure, and its results are often short-lived. Real, lasting weight loss almost always requires a major lifestyle adjustment. Instead, … Continue reading

Ask the Doctor: 3 Questions About Pain & Tummy Tuck Surgery

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Tummy tuck patients at my Naples practice often say that the recuperation process is much easier than they anticipated. Still, tummy tuck, like most other surgeries, is not completely painless. In recent years, there have been new developments to increase patient comfort without sacrificing results. Here are my answers to 3 common questions regarding pain management after a tummy tuck. 1.       Are there techniques surgeons use to reduce discomfort? Yes. In my practice, I use a “no drain” technique that speeds … Continue reading

Your Guide for Checking a Surgeon’s Credentials

Choosing a plastic surgeon in Naples or elsewhere throughout the country can be a daunting process. Potential patients have no shortage of options, and the countless boards, societies, and other professional organizations can make it difficult to discern who does what and why these distinctions matter. If you’re researching plastic surgeons, one term you may hear often is “board certified.” When doctors advertise that being a “board-certified plastic surgeon,” it means they have undergone rigorous written and oral testing by … Continue reading

My Techniques for a Natural-Looking Facelift

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Many potential facelift patients come to my Naples practice with concerns about looking overly pulled or appearing as if their skin has been blown back in a wind tunnel. The good news is that the surgical techniques I use minimize the risk of looking overly “done.” Instead, my facelift patients are delighted to see that their surgical results still leave them looking like themselves, only younger. I use the following methods to ensure a beautiful, natural-looking outcome for each patient: Short incisions: … Continue reading

Great Hair Restoration Expectations

Great Hair Restoration Expectations

What do you think of when you consider hair transplant surgery? A tedious procedure that leaves your scalp sore and scarred? Let me set the record straight: Those days are long gone. A modern hair transplant at my Naples-Fort Myers clinic is convenient and comfortable, and the results look and feel natural. Here’s what you can actually expect from hair restoration: Convenience and efficiency: I use the NeoGraft® system, which is a handheld device that gently and efficiently extracts hair follicles from … Continue reading

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