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

Dr. Hasen's Blog

Benefits of Body Contouring

For men and women considering plastic surgery in Fort Myers and Naples, the newest body contouring methods can offer life-changing benefits. As a board-certified plastic surgeon, I always make time to ensure that my patients understand the many options available to them. This helps me design a treatment plan that will achieve their individual cosmetic goals. Here’s a list of the most popular body contouring procedures at my practice. CoolSculpting™ by ZELTIQ™ & Using controlled cooling of unwanted fat cells, … Continue reading

It’s Not Just Your Skin that Sags with Age!

Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center have discovered that facial wrinkles and sagging result not only from changes in the skin, but from age-related changes in the facial bones as well. The research team reviewed tomography (CT) scans of the faces of three age groups of both men and women: Young (ages 20-40), middle-aged (ages 41-64) and older (ages 65 and up). The scans were originally performed for medical reasons, not for plastic surgery. Nevertheless, the scans showed … Continue reading

Study shows breast implants don’t affect breast cancer survival

Occasionally a patient will admit to me that she’s a bit afraid to have breast implants in our Florida plastic surgery office because she’s concerned that breast cancer might not be detected on a mammogram due to the implants.  There’s a recent study from Canada that adds further reassurance that this should not be a concern. The Canadian long-term study confirms that women with breast implants who later develop breast cancer have similar outcomes as women without implants who …

2010 in review

Healthy blog!

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how my blog performed in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of my overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Minty-Fresh™. Crunchy numbers A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 2,200 times in 2010. That’s about 5 full 747s. In 2010, there were 48 new posts, not bad for the first year! There were 27 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 3mb. That’s about … Continue reading

New, dissolvable nasal implants aid patients with deviated septum

If you’re one of the millions of Americans suffering from a deviated septum, this blog post should interest you. There’s a new polymer-based, resorbable plate that can be implanted into the nose as part of nasal surgery to repair deviated septums. According to the research, this is creating much better results. A study by Miriam Boenisch, MD, PhD, of Medicent Linz in Linz, Austria, and Gilbert J. Nolst Trenité, MD, PhD, of the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands, 82% … Continue reading

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