How are we unique? We focus on our patients!
We care For our patients; Not Just Their Recovery Site Many times we hear from our patients that they have had a consultation with another plastic surgeon prior to coming in to see Dr. Herte. Every time we hear things such as “It felt like a patient mill” or “The doctor didn’t really have time for me”. Our focus is […]Continue Reading
THE IMPORTANCE OF MAINTENANCE AFTER PLASTIC SURGERY
Maintenance is defined as the support or upkeep of your property. Related words are preservation or protection. Your beauty and youth need to be protected and preserved. It would be great if a single face lift after years of sun exposure, casual or in-attentive skin care and beauty regimens would turn back the clock and halt the aging process. Unfortunately, […]Continue Reading
Do it for the Girls!
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. I just got my reminder notice from West Valley Imaging to schedule my annual mammogram and I thought it would be really good timing (October!) to write about how important mammograms are to breast cancer early detection. While our practice does not provide primary care or treat breast cancer, we feel it is very […]Continue Reading
USA TODAY: “Lack of Training can be Deadly in Cosmetic Surgery”
This past week a series of articles in USA Today outlined some of the perils of chasing cheap and fast cosmetic surgery. The trend for “non-plastic surgeons” to add cosmetic procedures to their practice is rampant and the lack of training can be dangerous for the incautious patient. USA Today points out instances in which it was fatal. I have […]Continue Reading
We are now in the throes of Summer 2011 and our Las Vegas heat is reminding everyone to finally think about what our intense sun is actually doing to our skin! It is way past time to think about sun block. Sun protection is, however, one of the least understood principles in beauty care and I am always shocked at […]Continue Reading
Dr. H Debuts Her Blog!
Welcome to my new blog and our new updated website! One of the really wonderful things about being a plastic surgeon with a Las Vegas practice, that is people-oriented (like mine), is that I get the opportunity to get to know my patients and chat about a variety of topics that I have thought about or common questions that cause […]Continue Reading