Amy just returned from the 2020 Nutritional Therapy Conference and she’s going to tell you all about it! Amy and Dr. Martin talk about this year’s presenters and presentations reporting on the latest in nutrition and wellness from experts around the world.
A body lift is one of the most transformational surgeries a person can have done. Massive weight loss from a new lifestyle or bariatric surgery is life changing but it leaves behind loose skin on many parts of the body. A body lift is a procedure that removes all that excess skin. A body lift is a highly complex surgery with a long recovery but Dr. Martin and Amy are here to tell you what to expect if you are considering this amazi...
Recovering from surgery can be a long and uncomfortable process but did you know there are things you can do to make your recovery easier? Dr. Martin and Amy have so much good advice about recovery that we had to do another episode on the subject. Do you know the difference between active downtime and social downtime? Do you have a good support system? Do cryotherapy and infrared saunas help with recovery? We’re here to help you pr...
Diet, weight loss, liposuction–we’re in a constant battle trying to lose excess fat. But did you know fat is an organ and is more important than you might think? When you remove fat with liposuction, where does it go? Can it grow back? Does it cause you to gain fat on other parts of your body? There are many myths about fat out there but luckily Dr. Martin and Amy are here to set the record straight and explain the importance of fa...
Male breast enlargement is more common than you might think. It can have many different causes and can happen at any time throughout a man’s life. It’s called Gynecomastia and it’s the most common problem men fix with cosmetic surgery. Jason and Amy discuss this relatively easy procedure and what results to expect. They also go over a list of medications that are known to cause Gynecomastia.
Happy New Year! We covered a lot of topics on the podcast this past year. Everything from breast cancer and longevity to celebrity siblings and turmeric root. It’s time for Jason and Amy to pick their top 5 Beauty and the Surgeon Podcast moments from 2019.
It's almost the new year and you're probably thinking about your New Year's resolutions for 2020. Are the changes you want to make in your life realistic? Are they obtainable? Dr. Martin and Amy have some tips on setting goals and how to accomplish them.
Did you know that breast lift procedures increased 70% since 2000, outpacing breast implants 2-1? Lifting sagging breasts can improve quality of life and increase comfort. Amy and Dr. Martin discuss this increasingly popular surgery, how it’s done, and what to expect during recovery.
Friend of the show Steve Shaw returns to inspire us! What's he been up to? Running, running, and more running! He tells us about the documentary he's working on, 96 Hours, that follows Steve and his wife (two novice runners) as they attempt to complete a 100 mile run in a year's time. He talks about the challenges of becoming a distance runner and how supporting a cause can be the strongest motivator.
Kyphosis, breast pain, back and neck pain can all be caused by disproportionately large breasts. One of the few cosmetic surgeries that is sometimes covered by insurance, a breast reduction can dramatically improve a person's quality of life. Dr. Martin and Amy break down the different types of breast reductions, scarring, recovery, and patient reactions after surgery.
Every scar tells a story. Why do we scar? How do you minimize scarring? Every wound scars, it’s just how our bodies work, but some scars can be more noticeable than others and can even be painful and intrusive. Dr. Martin and Amy discuss the science behind scars and how things like diet and sun exposure can effect their appearance and the way they heal.
What happens when a surgeon needs surgery? It’s important to understand that being an expert on one subject doesn’t make a person an expert on other subjects, no matter how smart they are. It’s important to find an expert to help you with important decisions whether it be your finances, your diet, or having surgery. Find out what it was like for Dr. Martin to be on the other side of the scalpel.
Dr. Jason Martin is a talented and successful plastic surgeon, but did you know he's also a trauma surgeon? When someone has a tragic accident and suffers trauma to their face, Dr. Martin comes to the rescue. In this episode Dr. Martin and Amy talk about being on trauma call and some of the dramatic facial reconstruction surgeries that he’s performed.
What’s going on in the operating room while you’re under anesthesia for cosmetic or plastic surgery? Is it like the movies and TV? What kind of music does the surgical team like to listen to? Dr. Martin and Amy talk about life in the OR and the team of experts dedicated to your safety.
In July 2019 the FDA asked Allergan to voluntarily recall BIOCELL textured breast implants and tissue expanders due to uncommon incidence of breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). Dr. Martin and Amy dive into what we know about the recall, what the risks are, and what the future holds for textured implants.
We’ve got a whole new bag of stuff we’re into! From books and hobbies to workouts and nutrition learn about a few of our favorite things at the Beauty and the Surgeon podcast.
How long does it take to recover from plastic surgery? Recovery is different for everyone and every procedure has different recovery times and challenges associated with it. Dr. Martin and Amy discuss recovering from facelifts, breast implants, and liposuction. They go over what you should expect and tips for recovering more quickly and comfortably.
How is physical beauty measured? Where do our instincts for what’s beautiful come from? The Golden Rule is commonly referenced when measuring beauty but there are many facial variations that break the Golden Rule that are commonly referred to as beautiful. Understanding the subtleties of beauty is one of the things that makes a great plastic surgeon. Dr. Martin and Amy discuss what makes a face beautiful.
Spending a lot on Botox? It might be time for a brow lift. Also known as a forehead lift or forehead rejuvenation, this quick in-office procedure reduces wrinkles and gives the eyes a more youthful look. Dr. Martin and Amy discuss a few different techniques that surgeons use for brow lifts and the pros and cons of each.