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Fort Worth Physician Assistant is Named an Allergan Medical Institute CoolSculpting Faculty Trainer

Marianita Vela, PA-C of Kalos Medical Spa will train medical professionals in the clinical use of the non-surgical fat freezing treatment. FORT WORTH, Texas, April 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Certified Physician Assistant Marianita “Mari” Vela, PA-C has been named a CoolSculpting® Faculty Trainer by Allergan Medical Institute (AMI). In her role as a trainer, Ms. […]

Kirby Plastic Surgery in Fort Worth Offers TAP Blocks to Reduce Postoperative Opioids

Kirby Plastic Surgery now offers its tummy tuck patients improved pain management using local anesthetic delivered through an intraoperative “TAP block,” which reduces the need for postoperative medication and leads to a quicker return to normal activities. Fort Worth, TX, August 25, 2020—Dr. Emily Kirby of Kirby Plastic Surgery is pleased to announce that her […]

Fort Worth Gains an AAAASF-Certified Operating Facility Signifying the Highest Operating Room Safety Standards

Kirby Plastic Surgery is pleased to announce the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Facilities (AAAASF) has officially certified its on-site surgical suite, making it the only AAAASF-certified operating facility in Fort Worth. Many patients know safe plastic surgery depends on the training and skill of their plastic surgeon, but they may not realize the […]

Dr. Emily J. Kirby Becomes Chief of Plastic Surgery at Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth

The 720-bed facility has been named a regional best hospital by U.S. News & World Report since 1990. Fort Worth plastic surgeon Dr. Emily J. Kirby was recently appointed Chief of Plastic Surgery at Harris Methodist Hospital, the main facility of the Texas Health Fort Worth medical care system. The board certified plastic surgeon, owner […]

Fort Worth Plastic Surgeon Offering New Non-Surgical Body Procedures

Dr. Emily J. Kirby cites safety and predictable results as key factors in her choice to bring CoolSculpting and FemTouch to her practice. Fort Worth, TX, October 17, 2017—Minimally invasive cosmetic treatments are all the rage. According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, over 11.6 million nonsurgical procedures were performed to slim, tighten, […]

#ilooklikeasurgeon: Dr. Kirby’s Experience as a Female Surgeon

Those who frequent Twitter and Facebook have likely noticed trending hashtags designed to bring visibility to women and minorities excelling in traditionally male-dominated fields. The #ilooklikeasurgeon campaign is one great example—and Dr. Kirby is honored to have taken part. This past spring, an animated New Yorker cover inspired Dr. Susan Pitt, an endocrine surgeon, to […]

Fort Worth Plastic Surgeon Accepted into the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Dr. Emily J. Kirby joins prestigious medical society, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. Fort Worth, TX, February 16, 2017—Dr. Emily J. Kirby, Fort Worth plastic surgeon and owner of Kirby Plastic Surgery, was recently inducted into the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, an honor reserved for board certified plastic surgeons in the […]

Not All Neurotoxins Are Created Equal, Says Fort Worth Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Emily J. Kirby reveals why she prefers Botox Cosmetic and urges patients to consult with experienced provider before choosing any injectable neurotoxin Fort Worth, TX, Aug 16, 2016—After years as the sole injectable neurotoxin on the U.S. market, BOTOX® Cosmetic now has company. Two more injectable neurotoxins, Dysport® and Xeomin®, have gained FDA approval—and […]

Is Kirby Plastic Surgery Now Home to Fort Worth’s “Best Kept Secret” for Beautiful Skin?

Licensed Medical Aesthetician Jennifer Geyer joins forces with plastic surgeon Dr. Emily J. Kirby to provide advanced non-surgical skin & facial rejuvenation Fort Worth, TX, May 10, 2016—For those who are not quite ready for surgery, there is great appeal in a 30-minute facial, injectable treatment, or laser skin resurfacing session to provide a youthful […]

Have You Seen Barbie’s New Body?

2016 is shaping up to be a great year for Mattel’s iconic Barbie and those who love her. The famous toy manufacturer recently announced that Barbie dolls will now be available in more shapes, including curvy, petite, and tall body types. Steps in the right direction Barbie is no stranger to controversy, with her unrealistic […]

Social Media & How We Perceive Ourselves

How many times per day do you find yourself scrolling through Facebook, picking out the perfect Instagram filter, or testing how clever you can be in 140 characters or fewer on Twitter? Social media has become a big part of our lives—and while there is debate as to whether social media is harmful or beneficial, […]

Fort Worth’s Dr. Emily Kirby Explains the Unexpected Benefits of Tummy Tuck Surgery

Board certified plastic surgeon Emily J. Kirby recommends body contouring procedures to boost confidence and increase motivation after weight loss. Fort Worth, Texas, March 18, 2015—Shedding pounds and embracing health is a major accomplishment, but the quest for a better body does not have to end there. While body contouring procedures can help patients finalize […]

Dr. Emily Kirby Says Timing is Everything for Children Who Need Plastic Surgery

Fort Worth, Texas doctor emphasizes the importance of early reconstructive surgery for pediatric patients. Fort Worth, Texas, November 24, 2014—Board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Emily Kirby advocates for addressing physical deformity in children according to specific timelines. “Medically speaking, there are certain ‘golden’ times to perform plastic surgery on a child,” says Kirby. “Ear molding, […]

The Mommy Makeover: A Different Take on the Popular Plastic Surgery Procedure

Widely regarded as one of the most popular combined cosmetic procedures today, the ‘mommy makeover’ gets a makeover from Texas based plastic surgeon Emily J. Kirby, MD. Fort Worth, Texas, June 26, 2014 – The rise in plastic surgery procedures suggests that more moms are undergoing body contouring combination procedures or ‘mommy makeovers‘ to return […]

In Selfie-Defense: Why the Selfie Trend Might Not Be Such a Bad Thing

Pope Francis. The President. Miley Cyrus. Ellen DeGeneres. You’re probably asking yourself right now, “what could these people possibly have in common?” The selfie. Most of us can recognize a selfie when we see one: a self portrait, most typically taken at arm’s length with a cell phone. defines “selfie” as “A picture taken of yourself that is […]

Plastic Surgery Can Help Treat Birth Abnormalities in Children While Improving Self-Esteem, Says Dr. Emily J. Kirby

Ear abnormalities, craniofacial conditions, tumors, and lesions in children can be treated through plastic surgery procedures Fort Worth, Texas, January 20, 2014—Plastic surgery often provides more than a cosmetic improvement for many people who undergo procedures. This is especially true in the case of a special group of plastic surgery patients: children. Dr. Emily J. […]

Dr. Emily J. Kirby Touts Traditional Liposuction for Lasting Spot Fat Reduction

While other technologies offer potential, Ft. Worth plastic surgeon says liposuction surgery remains the gold standard treatment Fort Worth, Texas, January 16, 2013—Despite a number of recent innovations in focused fat reduction, liposuction surgery is still the most effective procedure to treat stubborn areas of fat deposits, says Ft. Worth plastic surgeon Emily J. Kirby, […]

What You Don’t Know about Mommy Makeovers

Fort Worth plastic surgeon says popular surgical approach is a combination of customized surgeries, not one standard procedure Fort Worth, Texas, October 10, 2012—While the term “mommy makeover” is well known, plastic surgeon Dr. Emily J. Kirby says that the procedure is not a one-size-fits-all approach as the name might suggest. A successful mommy makeover […]

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