Retinol vs. Tretinoin: What is the difference and why recommend one over the other? What is the difference between retinol and tretinoin (Retin A)? It is important to first distinguish what these products are: Retin A is the popular brand name for the drug, tretinoin. Many people use the name Retin A when referring […]
Dr. Brou recently visited Washington D.C. with some of his fellow ASPS members to meet with Congress to discuss federal laws and regulations for plastic surgeons. We are so proud of Dr. Brou for standing up for the patient’s best interest!
Dr. Brou had a meeting with Senator Ervin Yen to discuss the legislature “Truth In Advertising” requiring doctors to truly disclose their credentials. For example, when you ask your provider if they are “board-certified”, they should be able to specify which board AND it has to be a specialty recognized by The American Board of […]
(Reuters Health) – In recent years, as weight loss surgeries have been on the rise, so have procedures like tummy tucks, breast lifts, thigh lifts, and upper arm lifts, which are usually associated with significant weight loss, according to new data from the American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS). “We’re seeing exponential growth in concurrent […]
Who should wear sunscreen in the winter? Everyone. Did you know that the sun’s rays are actually CLOSER to the Earth during the winter? That means, a lack of regular sunscreen use leaves you more vulnerable than ever causing pigmentation damage and deeper wrinkles. Dr. Brou’s office has spent hours and hours finding the greatest […]
It all started when The Doctors TV Show contacted Dr. Brou to take a look at a young woman who had lost 150 lbs after having gastric bypass surgery and badly needed help with her excess skin. She also had a tubular breast deformity and wished to have that repaired as well. Dr. Brou stepped […]
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As one of the co-inventors of the science behind the CoolSculpting procedure, Allure named Dr. Manstein as one of its influencers of the year for 2014! The article describes the CoolSculpting procedure as “noninvasive liposuction” and calls it a “success” that has inspired doctors to continue testing the limit of body contouring (we agree!). It […]
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Dr. Brou is awarded the Patient’s Choice Award in Oklahoma City AGAIN in 2013! “Oklahoma City, OK, January 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Among the select few physicians honored with the prestigiousPatients’ Choice Award this year is Dr. Juan Brou. In fact, of the nation’s 870,000 active physicians and dentists, just five percent received top scores from their patients on sites like Vitals, […]
Rebecca Kuehn, R.N. The whole board-certification process- who has it, who doesn’t- and what that really means, can get very confusing. I want to simplify it to give patients a better opportunity to make a truly informed decision before choosing a plastic surgeon. It all started in 1933, when the American Board of Medical […]