Dax Guenther, MD: Coastal Plastic Surgery Blog

Skin Rejuvenation with Microneedling

Micro-needling also known as collagen induction therapy, is an innovative beauty treatment growing in popularity.  A pen-like device that contains fine, sterile needles at the end, is used to create tiny perforations in the epidermis. By creating “controlled” wounds you are tricking your body to send fibroblast to all the tiny perforations and create more …

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All Your Lip Filler Questions Answered

Lips are typically a face’s defining feature. In turn, lip fillers are among the most requested cosmetic procedures. Despite the relatively small portion lips are to one’s face, they have a significant impact on a person’s overall appearance.  As we age, our lips undergo dramatic changes, resulting in thinner lips and loss of structure. Lip …

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CoolSculpting® is Here

Coastal Plastic Surgery is pleased to now be offering CoolSculpting®.  This non-invasive fat elimination procedure is an amazing answer for patients looking for the treatment of areas of stubborn fat that are resistant to diet and exercise. It's a technology that has been around for several years but a few new advancements have improved it even further.  Historically …

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Your options for breast augmentation

Correcting Breast Asymmetry

When Boston patients come into my practice for a breast augmentation consultation, it's pretty much a certainty that during our time together, we will identify some degree of preexisting breast asymmetry.  All too often I think patients are told by family, friends, and practitioners that breast asymmetry is normal and therefore not something to be expected to be …

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3 Common Procedures Performed with Blepharoplasty

Blepharoplasty, or eyelid surgery, addresses eyelid heaviness and puffiness that contribute to the common complaint "I look tired, but don't feel that way".  I assure patients at my Boston practice that if the eyes are the windows to the soul, then the shades shouldn't be distracting. Blepharoplasty can be performed on the upper eyelids, lower eyelids, or …

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Learn about rhinoplasty at Boston's Coastal Plastic Surgery

3 Common Procedures Performed with a Rhinoplasty

Rhinoplasty is a common procedure used to alter the shape and profile of the nose.  There are several additional components that can be addressed at the same time that improve the overall outcome, both aesthetically and practically.  At my Boston-based practice, the 3 most common ancillary procedures are: Septoplasty Turbinate Reduction Chin Surgery A deviated septum …

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3 Common Procedures Performed with a Facelift

"Facelift" is a fairly generic term, and this can be confusing when one is looking to reverse the signs of aging.  A facelift procedure lifts the cheek area and tightens the overlying skin, thereby improving the midface and jowls.  It doesn't address other areas of the face that may also be prematurely aged, and this can lead to disharmony …

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Learn about tummy tuck proceudres at Boston's Coastal Plastic Surgery

The Scar We’re All Born With

....it's the belly button.  As our only natural scar, it's absence or distortion can be conspicuous.  Furthermore, we're often fascinated with our belly buttons- giving them characteristics like "innies" or "outies", and even personalities like "happy" and "sad".  My infant son loves sticking things in his. As a plastic surgeon that performs tummy tuck procedures …

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