Posts by Dr. Kirby

10 Questions You Have About Breast Augmentation, Answered by a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

Are you curious about breast augmentation—the procedure, the possible risks, and the life-changing results? There are no wrong questions when it comes to preparing for plastic surgery. As breast augmentation attracts ever-increasing interest, you are wise to wonder what implants can do for you. Let’s talk about 10 common questions that women bring to their […]

CBD Oil Before / After Surgery Safe?

While some states are slowly adopting more lenient laws regarding the recreational use of marijuana, it is a byproduct of this plant that seems to be taking the country by storm. Whether it is tinctures to manage physical pain and anxiety, or topical creams and smokeable “joints,” CBD appears to be the latest “cure-all” craze—and […]

Should I Be Worried About Breast Implant Illness?

Breast implants have been in the media more than usual lately. You may have heard news features on women who had their implants removed after experiencing symptoms such as fatigue, joint pain, and brain fog. These and other symptoms, which vary from patient to patient, have been called breast implant illness (BII). There is still […]

Best Ways to Reduce a Double Chin: Is Kybella, CoolSculpting, or Liposuction Right for You?

Not thrilled with your double chin? You’re in luck. Plastic surgeons now have several great options for double chin reduction, including neck liposuction, Kybella injections, and CoolSculpting. We offer all three of these popular procedures at Kirby Plastic Surgery and Kalos Medical Spa because, while all serve a similar purpose, each has unique benefits. There’s […]

Saving Face: The Remarkable Story of How Scientists, Surgeons, & Families Are Using Facial Transplants to Help Disfigured Individuals

We’re fortunate to live in an era where medical innovations are saving and improving lives daily, and that is more true than ever in the world of reconstructive plastic surgery. Injury to the face is particularly difficult, as personal identity is so closely tied to our appearance. Thankfully, more tragically disfigured individuals may now be […]

Why Am I Still Getting Acne as an Adult?!

It’s a commonly held belief that acne is largely the plight of teenagers—which leads many adults to feel confused and disheartened when they just can’t shake recurring breakouts. The truth is, there are many adults who still suffer from acne well into their 30s or 40s. Battling the occasional zit or dry patch can be […]

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