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Dr. Roth on Extra TV

Dr. Roth was chosen to be a "Life Changer" on the very popular ExtraTV! program hosted by Mario Lopez. The national recognition is well deserved and we are very proud of Dr. Roth to be chosen for this fantastic accomplishment!

Las Vegas Life Top Doc 2012

In May, Dr. Roth was again chosen by Las Vegas Life magazine (using an independent medical ratings company) as one of the "Top Docs" in Las Vegas for 2012! He is very proud of this and always considers it an honor to be recognized in his hometown.

October Specials at Dr. Roth’s!

Boo-Tox for Halloween: $100 Off 2 areas of Botox, now just $500 (usually $600)!

Pumpkin Peels Only $25: All through the month of October... That's 1/2 price (usually $50)!

Get Lashes by the Holidays with Latisse!!! $25 Off the NEW Larger 5mL bottle of Latisse. Now only $150 (usually $175)!

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Dr. Roth chosen one of the “Top Docs, 2012” by Vegas Seven Magazine!

Dr. Roth was honored as one of the city's top physicians by Vegas Seven Magazine, Feb 23rd, 2012 edition! The annual survery narrowed the thousands of Doctors in Las Vegas down to the top 178! Congratulations, Dr. Roth!!!

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9280 W. Sunset Rd. Ste. 236
Las Vegas, NV 89148
Office: 702 450 0777
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Las Vegas Plastic Surgery

Las Vegas Plastic Surgery Inc. is a patient oriented Cosmetic surgery practice established in Las Vegas, Nevada. A Las Vegas resident since 1977, Dr. Roth graduated from Brandeis University, and the University of Nevada School of Medicine. He completed his General Surgery residency at the Medical College of Pennsylvania /Hahnemann University in Philadelphia, and his Plastic Surgery residency, at the University of California, San Francisco. He served as Chief Resident in both programs. He furthered his training with a fellowship in microsurgery and hand surgery at the University of Southern California. He also served as a faculty member at USC/ Los Angeles County Hospital.

Dr. Roth is Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery, the American Board of Plastic Surgery and by the National Board of Medical Examiners. Dr. Roth's practice includes a full spectrum of Plastic and Cosmetic procedures.

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    COOLSCULPT EVENT at Dr. Roth’s, 9/3/14!

    Event takes place on September 03, 2014
    Event time(s): 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

    Event Description: Join Dr. Roth on WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 3RD, From 5:00 - 8:00 p.m., for an especially "cool" evening event & SAY GOODBYE TO THAT STUBBORN FAT!!

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    SPECIAL MOTHER’S DAY ALERT!

    Event takes place on May 06, 2014
    Event time(s): 9:00am to 5:00pm, 5/6, 5/7 and 5/8 ONLY!

    Event Description: 25% OFF Mother's Day Gift Certificates (good towards anything) at Dr. Roth's! You can purchase at the office or call 702.450.0777 and purchase with your credit card by phone. Offer valid ONLY on 5/6, 5/7 or 5/8. Call for details.

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    Help Dr. Roth support the Jr. League of Las Vegas on Thursday, February 20th!

    Event takes place on February 20, 2014
    Event time(s): 5:30 to 9:00 p.m.

    Event Description: Join us for an evening of beauty benefitting a great cause at Dr. Roth's office on 2/20/14, from 5:30 - 9:00 p.m. 20% of sales that night will be donated directly to the Junior League of Las Vegas! Please RSVP to 702.450.0777 today!

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    2013 Fiesta honoring our 10th Anniversary!

    Event takes place on November 06, 2013
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    Event Description: SAVE THE DATE! Wednesday, November 6th, 2013 Dr. Roth's Annual Pre-Holiday "Fiesta". This year honoring our 10th ANNIVERSARY! Invitation to follow by email.

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    Pre-Mother’s Day Event

    Event takes place on May 11, 2013
    Event time(s): 8:00am to 2:00pm

    Event Description: Come Saturday, May 11th for an "Early Mother's Day"! Great Specials, Skin Care Treatments and Existing Patient Injectables only! Spoil Mom a day early!

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    “Valentine’s Kiss” contest at Dr. Roth’s

    Event takes place on February 14, 2013
    Event time(s): 9:00am to 5:00pm, M-F

    Event Description: Be sure to stop by Dr. Roth's and enter our "Kissing Contest"... Just plant a kiss on a paper heart, pin it up, and you'll be entered in the weekly contest for a fabulous prize! Our expert judges will decide the year's best set! May the best lips win!!!

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    You’re Invited to 2012 Pre-Holiday Fiesta!

    Event takes place on November 07, 2012
    Event time(s): 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

    Event Description: Please join us for Las Vegas Plastic Surgery’s “Pre Holiday” Fiesta on Wednesday, November 7th from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., at Dr. Roth’s office. There will be incredible “One Night Only” specials that will save you big money, just in time for…

  • Dr. Roth honored with the “Patient’s Choice” award, for the 5th year in a row!!!

    Event takes place on October 15, 2012
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    Event Description: Las Vegas Plastic Surgery is proud to announce that Dr. Roth was recognized, again, as one of Nevada's Favorite Physicians, 2012, by Patient's Choice!!! This is an honor given out based on patient satisfaction and ratings. This is also Dr. Roth's 5th…

  • Dr. Roth asked to Judge 2012 Mrs. United States Pageant!

    Event takes place on July 11, 2012
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    Event Description: Dr. Roth has been chosen (for the second time) to judge the 2012 Mrs. United States Pageant, which is being held here in beautiful Las Vegas, from July 10th to July 12th, at the legendary LVH in Las Vegas! Good luck and congratulations to all of the contestants!

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    Dr. Roth is sponsoring Rock the Ribbon’s “Jump 4 Life” event on March 23rd, 2012!

    Event takes place on March 23, 2012
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    Event Description: Sponsored by Vegas Extreme Skydiving and Dr. Roth, Jump 4 Life is an INNOVATIVE fundraiser like no other, please click the following link to donate... http://www.rocktheribboninc.com/#!jump-4-life/vstc3=the-event

  • Dr. Roth honored with the “Patient’s Choice” award, for the 4th year in a row!!!

    Event takes place on November 29, 2011
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    Event Description: Las Vegas Plastic Surgery is proud to announce that Dr. Roth was recognized, again, as one of Nevada's Favorite Physicians, 2011, by Patient's Choice!!! This is an honor given out based on patient satisfaction and ratings. This is also Dr. Roth's 4th…

  • Dr. Roth's Office, 9280 W. Sunset Rd. Ste. 236

    2011 Pre-Holiday Fiesta!

    Event takes place on November 08, 2011
    Event time(s): 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

    Event Description: Please join us for Las Vegas Plastic Surgery’s “Pre Holiday” Fiesta on Tuesday, November 8th from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., at Dr. Roth’s office. There will be food from south of the border, refreshments and plenty of fun along with some incredible “One…

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    Dr. Roth honored by St. Therese “Circle of Roses” induction!

    Event takes place on September 23, 2011
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    Event Description: Dr. Roth was truly honored to be chosen as the recipient of the "Green Rose of Dignity" by the St. Therese Center, a local outreach that has been praised for its incredible work in our community. This particular award goes to, "The one who demonstrates…

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    Dr. Roth chosen as a “Healthcare Headliner” by Vegas Inc. Magazine!

    Event takes place on September 20, 2011
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    Event Description: Congratulations to Dr. Roth for being recognized as a 2011 "Healthcare Headliner" by Vegas Inc. magazine. He was honored for his outstanding work in our community and the impact he is making both locally and nationally!

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    Dr. Roth asked to Judge 2011 Mrs. United States Pageant!

    Event takes place on August 04, 2011
    Event time(s): 7:30 p.m.

    Event Description: Dr. Roth has been chosen to judge the 2011 Mrs. United States Pageant, which is being held here in beautiful Las Vegas, from July 31st to August 4th, at the legendary Las Vegas Hilton! Good luck to all of the contestants and congratulations, Dr. Roth!

  • Freezing the Fat Away in Las Vegas

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Wed, September 03, 2014 10:45 am MDT
    Category: Patient CareCategory: Procedures

    We are often asked about changing the contour of one’s body. Even people who work out regularly and have a proper diet can have some hard-to-reduce areas. If asked, most people will admit they have “an area or two” that they would improve if given the chance. Liposuction has been…

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  • Neotensil: Spanx for Under the Eye

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Mon, August 18, 2014 1:47 pm MDT
    Category: ProceduresCategory: Face and Skin

    We are frequently asked about bulging tissue found under the eye. Oftentimes the bulges are significant enough to warrant lower lid surgery, called blepharoplasty. Some patients do not want to have the surgical procedure for various reasons.

    Now comes an exciting, new treatment system. No…

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  • American Academy of Pediatrics Advises Parents Against Using Retail-Based Clinics

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Wed, March 05, 2014 2:34 pm MDT
    Category: In the NewsCategory: Patient Care

    Retail clinics are touted as being convenient and less expensive. They are positioning themselves to be part of the shift in healthcare delivery. However, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics, these clinics do not provide children with the high-quality, regular preventive health care children…

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  • What’s RIGHT with Sports and Athletes Today, Part V

    By Jenny Rose Wed, March 05, 2014 8:48 am MDT
    Category: Sports RelatedCategory: In the News

    Sochi Olympic Gold Medalist Waits At The Finish Line For 28 Minutes To Shake Hands With The Athlete Who Came In Last

    The Olympic Movement is supposed to be about competing at the highest level, but more importantly about determination and sportsmanship. Thankfully we were treated to another…

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  • Australia’s TGA Investigating Safety of Cereform Breast Implants

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Tue, March 04, 2014 9:22 am MDT
    Category: Breast Surgery Category: In the NewsCategory: Patient Care

    The Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) is investigating Cereform breast implants after a French Recall. Meanwhile, plastic surgeons are renewing a call for a device registry.

    Earlier this month, the French government recalled all unused Cereform breast implants made by Cereplas…

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  • What’s RIGHT with Sports and Athletes Today, Part IV

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Mon, March 03, 2014 2:46 pm MDT
    Category: Sports RelatedCategory: In the News

    Qualifies for Sochi 2014 Olympic Team, Gives Up Spot to Twin Sister

    Tracy Barnes trained hard, for years, in the cold and snow in one of the most rigorous and least understood Olympic athletic events, the Biathlon. The Biathlon is adiabolical sport where the athlete cross country skis,…

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  • CVS Stops Selling Tobacco Products

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Thu, February 06, 2014 11:14 am MDT
    Category: The Las Vegas CommunityCategory: In the News

    Congratulations and thank you to CVS, who has decided to stop selling cigarettes and smokeless tobacco in their stores. This move has been praised by many: President Obama, the Surgeon General, health advocates, and physicians. CVS is reportedly giving up over $2 billion in revenue. In an age of…

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  • Doctor Walks Six Miles in Snow to Perform Life-Saving Brain Surgery

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Mon, February 03, 2014 5:38 pm MDT
    Category: In the NewsCategory: Patient Care

    Most all of the doctors that we come in contact with are dedicated to their profession and their patients, (even those patients they haven’t met yet). This was dramatically illustrated recently.

    Neurosurgeon Dr. Zenko Hrynkiw was at Brookwood Medical Center outside Birmingham, Alabama,…

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  • Pacquiao vs. Rios. The Plastic Surgeon’s perspective.

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Tue, November 19, 2013 10:55 am MDT

    The “Clash in Cotai” (Macau, China) has all that you want in a mega event; drama, exotic location, a chance at redemption, fighting for devastated people, a tough as nails boxer on the rise.

    As many of my patients, friends and blog readers know, I continue to be a huge fan of…

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  • Halloween Pumpkin Carving Dangers and How to Carve a Pumpkin Safely

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Fri, October 25, 2013 1:13 pm MDT
    Category: The Las Vegas CommunityCategory: In the News

    It is that time of year where ghosts, goblins, and things that go “bump” in the night make their appearance. Of course, we are talking about Halloween. This time of the year can be lots of fun for the entire family, but there may be a hazardous side as well.

    Many people, young…

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  • FDA Approves Allergan’s Juvederm Voluma XC

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Thu, October 24, 2013 12:24 pm MDT
    Category: In the NewsCategory: Face and Skin

    Allergan touts its product as the “First and Only Filler Approved in the U.S. to Correct Age-Related Volume Loss in the Cheek Area”

    In our Las Vegas plastic surgery practice, we have seen patients that would benefit from additional volume to the face. With Read More

  • Bradley vs. Marquez in Las Vegas: The Plastic Surgeon’s Perspective

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Mon, October 07, 2013 10:33 am MDT
    Category: The Las Vegas CommunityCategory: Sports Related

    As many of my patients, friends and blog readers know, I’m a huge fan of professional boxing. As a long-time Las Vegas resident I have had the opportunity to attend a number of terrific fights. As a physician I have been blessed with the privilege and honor to offer my medical expertise at…

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  • Heat Kills Dogs in Cars

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Tue, August 13, 2013 12:44 pm MDT
    Category: The Las Vegas CommunityCategory: In the News

    As the “dog days” of summer are upon us. Now is a good time to review a well known and simple fact that heat kills pets, (especially dogs) in cars.

    What happens in a car in the summer time is well documented by Eanie Ward, D.V.M.’s outstanding video, “Read More

  • My Breast Implants Are Smarter Than Yours

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Tue, August 13, 2013 1:13 pm MDT
    Category: Breast Surgery Category: Patient CareCategory: Procedures

    The next generation of breast implants may have smart chip technology embedded inside them.

    The Motiva line of breast implants, (Establishment Labs, Zona Frana Coyol, Costa Rica), are slated to contain VeriTeQ’s…

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  • What’s Right with Sports and Athletes Today.  Part III (Addendum)

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Tue, August 13, 2013 12:57 pm MDT
    Category: Sports RelatedCategory: In the News

    As you may remember, from a previous blog, Joshua Jones is the huge Dodger fan who became friends with Matt Kemp. Joshua met Kemp after attending a Giants game in May. At that…

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  • RIP Eydie Gorme

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Mon, August 12, 2013 10:49 am MDT
    Category: The Las Vegas CommunityCategory: In the News

    Best known performing with her partner and husband Steve Lawrence, Steve and Eydie were a Las Vegas fixture for decades.

    Gorme was born as Edith Garmezano in Bronx, NY in 1928. She is a cousin of singer/songwriter Neil Sedaka. She graduated high school and for a time worked for the United…

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  • The Latest Crazes in Facials: Snail Slime and Bird Poop

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Wed, August 07, 2013 11:26 am MDT
    Category: In the NewsCategory: Patient CareCategory: ProceduresCategory: Face and Skin

    It seems like every day, we're hearing about a new fad beauty treatment. As a Plastic Surgeon, my clients often come to me seeking advice on which new procedure is likely to give them the benefits they are seeking. Recent articles…

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  • Changing Your Luck with Plastic Surgery on Your Palm

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Tue, July 16, 2013 3:41 pm MDT
    Category: In the NewsCategory: Face and Skin

    In Japan, palm reading remains a popular way to tell one’s fortune and predict the future. A recent article enlightens us to a new trend where a Plastic Surgeon is being called upon to lengthen or even create lines…

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  • Stay Safe this Independence Day

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Wed, July 03, 2013 7:15 am MDT
    Category: The Las Vegas CommunityCategory: In the NewsCategory: Patient Care

    Firework Safety Tips for the 4th of July 

    It is that time of year again to celebrate Independence Day. Barbecues, good friends, and family are all part of the celebration. Many will view firework displays and some will light their own fireworks at home.

    While most celebrations…

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  • Help Your Dog During Firework Time this 4th of July

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Tue, July 02, 2013 11:31 am MDT
    Category: The Las Vegas CommunityCategory: In the NewsCategory: Patient Care

    Independence Day Safety Tips For Dogs 

    It is July and in the U.S. we love to celebrate Independence Day, but our canine companions hate it.

    As readers of my plastic surgery blog know, I’m a big fan of animals in general and doggies in particular. The time around the Fourth…

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  • How to Prevent Dog Bites

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Mon, May 20, 2013 12:51 pm MDT
    Category: In the NewsCategory: Patient Care

    May 19-25 is National Dog Bite Prevention Week 

    Dogs are loyal companions who provide a constant source of enjoyment and amusement to their owners. Even though dogs are still commonly referred to as "man's best friend," they are animals and at times they can and do attack…

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  • Angelina Jolie Undergoes Bilateral Prophylactic Mastectomy and Breast Reconstruction

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Wed, May 15, 2013 11:18 am MDT
    Category: Breast Surgery Category: In the NewsCategory: Patient Care

    Star Actress Chooses Preventive Surgery After Her Mother's Battle with Breast Cancer  

    Angelina Jolie is vocal about those things she cares about, including children's health and wellness in developing nations and the rebuilding of New Orleans. In an article published in the…

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  • What’s Right with Sports and Athletes Today, Part III

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Tue, May 14, 2013 9:38 am MDT
    Category: Sports RelatedCategory: In the News

    Fan Can’t Believe Matt Kemp’s Gesture

    Those of you who read this plastic surgery blog know that I am involved with sports and athletes, particularly with boxers who fight in Las Vegas.…

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  • Do You Know the ABCDE’s of Melanoma?

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Mon, May 06, 2013 9:57 am MDT

    May is Melanoma prevention month.  

    Plastic Surgeons and Dermatologists are called upon to evaluate and treat skin lesions. Sometimes the reconstructions can get quite extensive. Melanoma touches many lives: patients, their families and our own families. The Chairman of Surgery where…

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  • Keep Your Hands Safe:  Lawnmower Safety Tips

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Fri, April 12, 2013 10:03 am MDT
    Category: Patient Care

    In many states across the West spring is here and with it comes the opportunity for spring planting, spring cleaning, and of course spring lawncare. Last fall I shared a blog about keeping your hands safe in the garden.…

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  • Rios vs. Alvarado II:  The Plastic Surgeon’s Perspective

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Wed, March 27, 2013 6:32 pm MDT
    Category: The Las Vegas CommunityCategory: Sports Related

    As many of my patients, friends and blog readers know, I am a huge fan of professional boxing. As a long-time Las Vegas resident I have had the opportunity to attend a number of amazing fights, and as a physician I have been blessed with the privilege and honor to offer my medical expertise at many…

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  • Vampire Facelift Back in the News

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Tue, March 19, 2013 11:50 am MDT
    Category: In the NewsCategory: Face and Skin

    With the now famous photo of Kim Kardashian’s blood streaked face going viral on the internet, attention has been focused again on the procedure they are calling…

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  • What’s RIGHT with Sports and Athletes Today, Part II

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Wed, February 20, 2013 10:16 am MDT
    Category: Sports Related

    Spanish Runner, Ivan Fernandez Anaya guides his opponent to the finish line.

    Those of you who read this plastic surgery blog know that I am involved with sports and athletes, particularly with boxers who fight in Las Vegas. In a previous blog we spoke of a great story about Read More

  • Women Face Manslaughter and Attempted Murder Charges for Smothering Boyfriends with Large Breasts

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Tue, February 12, 2013 11:31 am MDT
    Category: Breast Surgery Category: In the NewsCategory: Procedures

    Recent stories note  women with extremely large breasts smothering their boyfriends with criminal implications. It seems that these incidences have arisen before, and it's possible they…

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  • Double Arm Transplant Surgery on Quad Amputee Veteran Soldier

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Tue, February 05, 2013 3:38 pm MDT
    Category: In the NewsCategory: Patient CareCategory: Procedures

    Last week the Johns Hopkins Hospital performed a double arm transplant on a quad amputee soldier. The team was led by Plastic Surgeon, W.P. Andrew Lee, M.D., professor and chairman of the Department of Plastic…

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  • Injecting Botox Into Stomach Does Not Promote Weight Loss

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Fri, February 01, 2013 12:10 pm MDT
    Category: In the NewsCategory: Patient CareCategory: ProceduresCategory: Face and Skin

    Recently the plastic surgery world has heard reports of physicians injecting Botox into the stomach of a patient to promote weight loss.  A new study refutes any effectiveness of this treatment and does not recommend using Botox injections to the stomach for weight loss.

    On the television…

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  • Truck Driver “Man’s Man” Dad Turns to Botox and Fillers to Impress at Daughters’ Weddings

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Mon, January 21, 2013 2:42 pm MDT
    Category: In the NewsCategory: Patient CareCategory: Face and Skin

    A recent story seen on Good Morning America tells us about John Sharman, a 56 year old truck driver from Blackwood, NJ. He is the father of three daughters, all of whom are getting married within seven months of each other.

    With all of these once-in-a-lifetime occasions occurring, it seemed…

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  • Miss America Contestant Pursuing Double Mastectomy and Reconstruction

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Fri, January 11, 2013 2:15 pm MDT
    Category: Breast Surgery Category: The Las Vegas CommunityCategory: In the NewsCategory: Patient CareCategory: Procedures

    Beauty Queen Electing to Undergo Operations to Save Herself from the Disease that Claimed Her Mother, Grandmother and Great Aunt

    The Miss America Pageant contestants have hit Las Vegas. It is a synergistic relationship where the town loves the pageant and the pageant loves the town. Case…

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  • Keep Your Hands Safe: Snowblower Safety Tips

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Wed, January 02, 2013 4:04 pm MDT
    Category: Patient CareCategory: Procedures

    When most people think about plastic surgeons they immediately associate our work with movie stars and the most prominent cosmetic procedures in the news today. However, like any experienced physician, plastic surgeons are trained in a variety of surgical areas, including aesthetic, reconstructive,…

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  • Guardian of the Golden Gate Bridge

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Wed, December 19, 2012 12:03 pm MDT
    Category: Financing

    As many readers of this blog know, I did my Plastic Surgery training in San Francisco at UCSF. Of all the fabulous things to see in San Francisco, none is more iconic or popular than the Golden Gate Bridge. It is a marvel of engineering. It…

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  • Pacquiao vs. Marquez IV

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Wed, December 05, 2012 12:02 pm MDT
    Category: The Las Vegas CommunityCategory: Sports RelatedCategory: The Practice

    A Plastic Surgeon's Perspective on the Fourth Bout Between Pacquiao and Marquez in Las Vegas

    As many of my patients, friends and blog readers know, I continue to be a huge fan of professional boxing. As a long-time Las Vegas resident I have had the opportunity to attend a number of…

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  • Joseph Murray, Plastic Surgeon Pioneer, Dies at Age 93

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Mon, December 03, 2012 4:32 pm MDT
    Category: In the NewsCategory: Procedures

    In the lobby of the Peter Brent Hospital above the exhibit that displays Dr. Murray’s Nobel Prize are his words: “Service to Society is the Rent We Pay for Living on This Planet.”

    This could not be a more fitting quote, as Dr. Murray lived by this axiom. He grew up near…

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  • Ectopia Cordis and Plastic Surgery

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Wed, November 28, 2012 12:44 pm MDT
    Category: In the NewsCategory: Patient CareCategory: The Practice

    Heart Beating Outside A Baby’s Chest Repaired by Cardiothoracic and Plastic Surgeons

    A recent report out of Texas documents the birth of a baby with Ectopia Cordis,…

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  • Nevada Clamps Down on Unlicensed Doctors & Dentists

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Tue, November 20, 2012 1:14 pm MDT
    Category: The Las Vegas CommunityCategory: In the NewsCategory: Patient Care

    Multi-Agency Task Force to Educate Public and Prosecute Unlicensed Backroom Doctors and Dentists

    Every major city has had deaths occur due to unlicensed individuals “practicing” medical procedures, including several Nevada cities. In Las Vegas, 42 year old Elena Read More

  • Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day 2012

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Tue, October 16, 2012 3:03 pm MDT
    Category: Breast Surgery Category: The Las Vegas CommunityCategory: In the NewsCategory: Patient CareCategory: Procedures

    Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day, or BRA Day,  first launched in Canada in 2011. It  now occurs annually on the third Wednesday of October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. BRA Day is an initiative designed to promote education, awareness and access regarding post-mastectomy breast…

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  • Chavez Jr. vs. Martinez Wrap up

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Mon, October 01, 2012 11:02 am MDT
    Category: The Las Vegas CommunityCategory: Sports Related

    Post Fight Analysis from the Plastic Surgeon’s Perspective

    On September 15, 2012, Julio Caesar Chavez Jr. fought Sergio Martinez at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The fight was billed as Chavez Jr.'s opportunity…

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  • Julio Caesar Chavez Jr. vs. Sergio Martinez

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Thu, September 13, 2012 10:38 am MDT
    Category: The Las Vegas CommunityCategory: Sports Related

    A Plastic Surgeon's Perspective on Saturday's Middleweight Championship in Las Vegas

    I am a huge fan of professional boxing.  One of the many benefits of owning and opertating a plastic surgery practice in Las Vegas is the…

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  • Hand Surgeons Urge Safety in the Garden

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Tue, September 11, 2012 3:51 pm MDT
    Category: Patient CareCategory: Face and Skin

    When most people think about plastic surgeons they immediately associate our work with movie stars and the most prominent cosmetic procedures in the news today. However, like any experienced physican, plastic surgeons are trained in a variety of surgical areas, including Read More

  • What is RIGHT with Sports and Athletes Today?

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Thu, August 02, 2012 2:47 pm MDT
    Category: Sports RelatedCategory: In the News

    Just in time for the 2012 NFL season: a great story about a young fan and 2 time Super Bowl Champion Brandon Jacobs.

    A little while ago we were out to dinner with former NY Giant running back Brandon Jacobs. He told us a story of a young boy who sent him $3.36 after the young boy’s…

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  • How To Safely Remove a Ring

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Tue, June 19, 2012 10:28 am MDT
    Category: Patient Care

    Plastic Surgeons are trained in a variety of surgical areas, including aesthetic, reconstructive, microvascular and hand surgery. Hand surgeons may have medical backgrounds in Plastic,…

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  • Pacquiao vs. Bradley: The Plastic Surgeon’s Perspective

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Wed, June 06, 2012 11:19 am MDT
    Category: The Las Vegas CommunityCategory: Sports Related

    As many of my patients, friends and blog readers know, I am a huge fan of professional boxing. As a long-time Las Vegas resident I have had the opportunity to attend a number of amazing fights, and as a physician I have been blessed with the privilege and honor to offer my medical expertise at many…

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  • No More Macrolane for Breast Augmentation

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Mon, May 21, 2012 10:25 am MDT
    Category: Breast Surgery Category: In the NewsCategory: Patient Care

    “Boob Jab” Procedure for Increased Breast Size Halted in Europe 

    Macrolane is a gel compound made up of non-animal hyaluronic acid and is produced by the…

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  • Mayweather Vs. Cotto

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Fri, May 04, 2012 1:17 pm MDT
    Category: The Las Vegas CommunityCategory: Sports RelatedCategory: In the News

    A Plastic Surgeon's Perspective on Mayweather vs. Cotto in Las Vegas

    As many of my patients, friends and blog readers know, I am a huge fan of professional boxing. As a long-time resident of Las Vegas I have had the opportunity to attend a number of amazing fights, and as…

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  • New Silicone Breast Implant Sientra Available for U.S. Patients

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Fri, March 09, 2012 2:56 pm MDT
    Category: Breast Surgery Category: Patient CareCategory: Procedures

     

    And then there were three: Sientra gets its portfolio of Silimed brand silicone breast implants approved by FDA.

    Today Sientra,

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  • Red Carpet Ready

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Wed, February 22, 2012 10:25 am MDT
    Category: In the NewsCategory: Face and Skin

    How Celebrities Prepare Their Looks for the Oscars  

    ‘Tis the season for glitz and glamour on the red carpet runway. The awards show season is upon us, and all of…

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  • Physician Financial Woes Lead to Problems for Plastic Surgery Patients

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Wed, February 15, 2012 2:51 pm MDT
    Category: Breast Surgery Category: FinancingCategory: In the NewsCategory: Patient Care

    Recently CNN Money reported on a dangerous and little known trend developing in the world of private practice medicine. Changes in insurance coverage, increased business costs and a tumultuous economy have combined to place physicians in a very precarious financial place. In short, some doctors are…

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  • New York Woman Accused of Performing $1,000 Eyelifts on Dining Room Table in Las Vegas

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Tue, January 24, 2012 5:25 pm MDT
    Category: The Las Vegas CommunityCategory: In the NewsCategory: Patient Care

    Jing Qu, 55, of Flushing, N.Y., is accused of performing discount eyelift surgery at a home in Las Vegas. Qu has been formally charged with…

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  • New Jersey Repeals Tax on Cosmetic Surgery

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Mon, January 23, 2012 1:29 pm MDT
    Category: FinancingCategory: In the NewsCategory: Patient CareCategory: Procedures

    New Jersey Governor Chris Christy signs law repealing the cosmetic tax, commonly referred to as the "Botox tax" or "Bo-Tax."

    In 2004 New Jersey passed the "botax" law that placed a 6% tax on cosmetic surgery…

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  • New York “Cosmetologist” gets 9 Months in Patient Death

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Sat, December 24, 2011 12:28 pm MDT
    Category: In the NewsCategory: Patient Care

    As the popularity of silicone injections and other cosmetic injection treatments continues to rise, so does a disturbing and dangerous trend in the cosmetic and plastic surgery world: reports of patient injury and sometimes…

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  • Pacquiao vs. Marquez III

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Tue, November 08, 2011 4:44 pm MDT
    Category: The Las Vegas CommunityCategory: Sports RelatedCategory: In the News

    A Plastic Surgeon's Perspective on the Third Bout Between Pacquiao and Marquez in Las Vegas

    As many of my patients, friends and blog readers know, I am a huge fan of professional boxing. As a long-time Las Vegas resident I have had the opportunity to attend a number of amazing fights,…

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  • Tanning Beds Pose Skin Cancer Risk For Teens

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Tue, October 11, 2011 11:23 am MDT

    California Outlaws Tanning Beds to Minors

    California Governor Jerry Brown recently signed a bill into law that will no longer allow minors to use tanning beds. Currently California law allows minors who are at least 14 years old to use a ultraviolet tanning device only if they have written…

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  • A Deadly Menace in Your Medicine Cabinet

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Mon, September 26, 2011 4:00 pm MDT
    Category: In the NewsCategory: Patient Care

    The miracles of modern medicine may come with a double edged sword. On one hand the medicines that doctors prescribe cure disease, save lives and relieve pain. On the other hand, they can cause tragedy and create pain from addiction and depression. In the United States today most of the major causes…

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  • Wanda Sykes Announces She Has Breast Cancer

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Fri, September 23, 2011 3:53 pm MDT
    Category: Breast Surgery Category: In the News

    Wanda Sykes Tells Ellen DeGeneres That Breast Reduction Surgery May Have Saved Her Life

    Celebrity comedian and actress Wanda Sykes recently underwent breast reduction surgery and the procedure may have helped her avoid a battle with breast cancer. Ms. Sykes elected to undergo breast…

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  • Breast Implant Injured by Paintball

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Mon, September 19, 2011 11:51 am MDT

    Paintball Ruptures Breast Implant in Britain

    A recent plastic surgery related story out of Great Britain documents the strange case of a paintball causing the rupture of a breast implant. Recently a 26-year-old woman was hit in the breast with a paintball at a paintball park in South London.…

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  • Stem Cells and Fat Grafting in Plastic Surgery

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Fri, September 02, 2011 11:39 am MDT

    As a board certifed plastic surgeon in Las Vegas, I often receive questions from patients about  transferring fat from one area of the body to the other for aesthetic purposes. While this can be very effective in certain cases, as a physican I always…

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  • Las Vegas Plastic Surgeon Dr. Roth Quoted in AP Article About Tumescent Anesthesia

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Fri, August 05, 2011 10:56 am MDT
    Category: The Las Vegas CommunityCategory: In the NewsCategory: Patient CareCategory: Procedures

    I was quoted in a recent Associated Press article about a tragic death of a cosmetic surgery patient in Las Vegas. The story made national and international news.  As a board certified…

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  • Xeomin: The New Botox?

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Wed, July 27, 2011 1:51 pm MDT

    And then there were three...facial injection treatments to treat frown lines that is. 

    The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved IncobotulinumtoxinA, more commonly known as Xeomin,  for use in the temporary improvement of the appearance of moderate to severe glabellar…

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  • Arizona Doctor Found Guilty In Liposuction Plastic Surgery Deaths

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Mon, July 18, 2011 2:48 pm MDT

    This is an update on my Las Vegas Plastic Surgery blog about an Arizona physician who performed liposuction without training as a plastic surgeon.

    The Arizona Republic

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  • Florida Woman Arrested For Administering Botox Injections Without a License

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Tue, July 05, 2011 12:26 pm MDT

    NBC Miami is reporting that Diana Marcela Cardenas-Gonzalez of Miramar, Florida received money for injecting two people in the face with substance she said was Botox. The illegal injections allegedly took place on September 26, 2010 in a Miami…

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  • Nick Charles Loses Gallant Battle With Cancer

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Wed, June 29, 2011 4:52 pm MDT

    Our planet was significantly diminished last Saturday as Nick Charles passed away while  looking out from his back porch over the beauty of Santa Fe, New Mexico.

    From humble beginnings, Nick rose to become the first sportscaster on CNN.  He called many sporting events, but he loved…

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  • James “Whitey” Bulger Captured

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Mon, June 27, 2011 11:56 am MDT

    After 16 years of searching and soliciting help from plastic surgeons and media like the Read More

  • Murder Trial Begins For Unlicensed Arizona Plastic Surgeon

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Mon, June 20, 2011 2:45 pm MDT
    Category: In the NewsCategory: Patient Care

    As a dedicated plastic surgeon in Las Vegas I strive to keep the public aware of the dangers involved with "discount" aesthetic and cosmetic surgery procedures being performed by unlicensed and untrained personnel in un-certified facilities.…

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  • Chavez Jr. vs. Zbik

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Thu, June 02, 2011 11:20 am MDT
    Category: Sports RelatedCategory: In the News

     

    A Plastic Surgeon's Perspective on Saturday's WBC Middleweight Championship Bout

    In addition to my passion and professional career as a plastic surgeon, I am also an avid boxing fan. Fortunately,  I have the honor and privilege to tend to the wounds of fighters…

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  • Pacquiao vs. Mosley

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Mon, April 25, 2011 1:28 pm MDT
    Category: The Las Vegas CommunityCategory: Sports Related

    Pre-Fight Musings from a Post-Fight Plastic Surgeon

    As many of you may know, I continue to have the honor and privilege to tend to the wounds of fighters as a ringside physician and post-fight plastic surgeon in Las Vegas.…

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  • Seven Year Old Gets Plastic Surgery to Avoid Bullying

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Mon, April 18, 2011 2:18 pm MDT
    Category: In the NewsCategory: Procedures

    Girl Undergoes Ear-Pinning Surgery to Correct Deformity

    Over the last decade there has been an increased focus on childhood bullying in the schoolyard. ABC News recently told a story of a 7 year old with a congenital deformity of the ears who was the subject of teasing and bullying by her…

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  • Breast Augmentation Increases 40% Over Past Decade

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Mon, April 11, 2011 10:52 am MDT
    Category: Breast Surgery Category: In the NewsCategory: Procedures

    As mentioned in a recent New York Times article, breast augmentation continues to be a popular surgery among women of all ages in the United States.

    In 2010, 296,203 breast implant procedures were done by…

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  • Male Plastic Surgery Procedures Increased in 2010

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Wed, April 06, 2011 3:15 pm MDT
    Category: In the NewsCategory: ProceduresCategory: The Practice

    Although plastic and cosmetic surgery is still an industry that is dominated by female patients, more men are seeking out plastic surgery procedures. Statistics recently released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) indicate that the number of men having cosmetic procedures in the United…

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  • British Mother Gives 8 Year Old Daughter Botox

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Wed, March 30, 2011 3:10 pm MDT
    Category: In the NewsCategory: Patient CareCategory: Face and Skin

    Mother Believes She Is Giving Her Daughter a Head Start On Being a Superstar

    A recent article in London’s The Sun newspaper reports about a British mother buying Botox and facial fillers on the Internet, and then injecting her 8 year old daughter with them.  The mother, a beautician,…

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  • Nick Charles: The Fighter

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Fri, March 25, 2011 10:46 am MDT
    Category: Sports RelatedCategory: In the News

    Once in a while a guy walks into the room who inspires everyone around them, and also puts the world into perspective. I met a man like this at the Cotto vs. Mayorga fight in Las Vegas. His name is Nick Charles. If you are a sports fan you will remember him. Nick was the first sports announcer on…

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  • Liposuction Procedures Plastic Surgeons Prefer

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Mon, March 14, 2011 5:01 pm MDT
    Category: In the NewsCategory: Procedures


    A recent article published in the Aesthetic Surgery Journal reported on a survey of plastic surgeon preferences in liposuction equipment and technique. The results are interesting, especially on the topic of complications related to liposuction.



    All of the plastic surgeon participants…

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  • Cotto vs. Mayorga: The Plastic Surgeon’s Perspective

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Wed, March 09, 2011 4:15 pm MDT
    Category: The Las Vegas CommunityCategory: Sports Related


    As many of you may know, I have had the honor and privilege to tend to the wounds of fighters as a post-fight physician and plastic surgeon in Las Vegas. I do this for Bob Arum’s…

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  • FDA Warns Against Use of Topamax by Women of Childbearing Age

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Mon, March 07, 2011 4:50 pm MDT

    Topamax was developed for use as an anti seizure medication. Topamax has also been used to prevent migraines. The drug has been found to decrease appetite in some people, and this unintended side effect has made it popular as a weight loss drug.  However, this drug and some of its side effects…

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  • 2010 Plastic Surgery Trends in the U.K. and U.S.

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Fri, March 04, 2011 12:36 pm MDT

    British Spent Over $3 Billion Dollars on Cosmetic Surgery in 2010

    A recent article details a survey that found Britons spent 2.3 billion pounds, equivalent to $3 billion U.S., on cosmetic surgery in 2010.

    The poll surveyed approximately 2,630 people. 25% of those polled would consider…

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  • Risks of Unlicensed Silicone Buttocks Injections

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Thu, February 17, 2011 7:55 pm MDT
    Category: In the NewsCategory: Patient CareCategory: Procedures

    Multiple patients have suffered deformations, disabilities, and death while trying to get a better looking bottom and save on their bottom line.   Examples of hazardous cost and plastic surgery corner-cutting include the use of illegal substances, unlicensed injectors, and unregulated or…

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  • “Black Madam” Wanted for Performing Unlicensed Buttocks Injection Plastic Surgery

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Tue, February 15, 2011 12:09 pm MDT
    Category: In the NewsCategory: Patient CareCategory: Procedures

    Philadelphia police are seeking Padge Victoria Windslowe, a self-described Goth hip hop singer know as "Black Madam" from Ardmore, Pennsylvania. Ms. Windslowe allegedly injected a British woman, Claudia Aderotimi, 20, with silicone to the buttocks at a Hampton Inn near the Philadelphia…

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  • The True Cost of Cheap Plastic Surgery

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Mon, February 07, 2011 12:31 pm MDT
    Category: In the NewsCategory: Patient CareCategory: Procedures

    As a passionate, dedicated plastic surgeon I follow trends and stay up to date with new developments in the field of cosmetic and aesthetic health. Occasionally I come across a plastic surgery article that really hits the nail on the head. Sabrina Rubin Erderly's recent Self magazine…

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  • Some Women in Europe View Plastic Surgery as a Necessity Not a Luxury

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Fri, February 04, 2011 10:25 am MDT
    Category: In the NewsCategory: Face and Skin

    A recent survey of almost 3,000 women in Europe demonstrates that several European cultures all believe that aesthetic treatments and plastic surgery procedures are important, despite the region's lagging economy.

    Harris Interactive conducted Merz Aesthetics "Face Value" Beauty…

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  • New Jersey Woman Arrested for Performing Illegal Plastic Surgery Procedures

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Tue, February 01, 2011 10:51 am MDT
    Category: In the NewsCategory: Patient Care

    Recently a New Jersey woman, Yamile Mattros, 47, was arrested at her Park Avenue home after undercover investigators were sent to the converted garage in her home where she allegedly performed illegal plastic surgery procedures including buttocks injections and Botox.

    Mattros was charged…

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  • Some Plastic Surgeons Caution Against the Use of Laser Liposuction

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Tue, February 01, 2011 10:29 am MDT
    Category: In the NewsCategory: Procedures

    A recent article in “Plastic Surgery Practice” describes a plastic and cosmetic surgery practice that is seeing an increase in patients requesting assistance following use of laser in liposuction.

    "Many doctors are expanding into services they were never trained to perform,…

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  • Loss of Facial Bone Mass Leads to Wrinkles & Sagging Skin

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Mon, January 24, 2011 11:38 am MDT
    Category: In the NewsCategory: Face and Skin

    The surgical journal Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery  reported that Dr. Robert Shaw Jr. and his team recently documented substantial reductions in facial bone mass over time.

    Dr. Shaw and his team performed CT scans of the facial bones on 120 different men and women who were…

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  • Cosmetic Surgery Trends in 2011

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Tue, January 18, 2011 1:22 pm MDT
    Category: In the NewsCategory: Patient CareCategory: Procedures

    American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) Releases 10 Predictions for 2011

    The ASAPS is the leading society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons in the United States. All members of the ASAPS are board…

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  • Plastic Surgery Popular in the Middle East

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Wed, January 05, 2011 4:13 pm MDT
    Category: In the NewsCategory: Patient Care

    Half a Trillion Dollars Spent on Plastic Surgery in Gulf of Arabia Countries in 2009

    United Arab Emirates' Gulf News recently reported on the increased demand for cosmetic surgery procedures in the Middle East.

    "The amount spent on plastic surgical procedures in…

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  • China Tightens Oversight of Cosmetic Surgery Industry

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Mon, January 03, 2011 10:28 am MDT

    The Wall Street Journal recently reported that The Chinese Ministry of Health will standardize surgical practices to promote safer development of the industry. This is largely in response to the demise of aspiring singer Wang Bei, a former contestant on China’s reality TV show “Super…

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  • Divorce Motivates Some People to Seek Plastic Surgery

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Thu, December 23, 2010 10:49 am MDT
    Category: In the NewsCategory: Patient Care

     

    A New Life Means A New Look For Some Divorcees

    A recent Washington Post article delves into the phenomenon of patients seeking plastic surgery during or after a divorce. …

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  • Increase in Botox and Breast Implant Procedures Indicates Economic Recovery

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Mon, December 20, 2010 10:02 am MDT
    Category: In the News

    A recent article in the Wall Street Journal observes that those in higher socio-economic groups are feeling more confident about the economy. They are demonstrating this with increased consumption of jewelry, couture and elective cosmetic…

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  • Kelly Pavlik Checks Into Rehab

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Tue, November 30, 2010 1:22 pm MDT
    Category: Sports RelatedCategory: In the News

    Veteran Boxing Writer Kevin Iole reports that former Middleweight Champion Kelly Pavlik (36-2, 32 KOs) has voluntarily checked himself into the Betty Ford Center to get treatment for alcohol abuse.

    Many in the boxing community have noticed that Pavlik just hasn’t been himself the past…

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  • President Obama’s Lip Laceration

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Tue, November 30, 2010 12:00 pm MDT
    Category: Sports RelatedCategory: Face and Skin

    Lip Laceration Repair from a Plastic Surgeon’s Perspective

    During a harmless basketball game over the Thanksgiving holiday the President received a minor cut on his lower lip. The player President Obama was guarding, Rey Decerega, who is the Director of Programs for the Congressional…

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  • The “Hand Lift” - Cosmetic Hand Rejuvenation

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Tue, October 26, 2010 11:08 am MDT
    Category: Face and Skin

    Las Vegas is a town where the appearance of one’s hands matters.  Table dealers, VIP waitresses, front desk staff, singers, entertainers, and executives all have their hands in view of the public.  The hands are an essential part of what customers see.  Many people in Las Vegas…

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  • FBI Turns to Plastic Surgeons for Help in Manhunt

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Sun, October 03, 2010 10:11 pm MDT
    Category: In the News

    16 Years Later, FBI Still Searching for Bulger

    January 2011 marks the 16th anniversary of the search for fugitives James “Whitey” Bugler, (age 81) and his accomplice Catherine Greig, (age 60). Bugler is one of the FBI’s Top Ten Most Wanted Fugitives. He is wanted in 19…

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  • Study Reports Botox Reduces Pain from Mastectomy Reconstruction

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Sun, October 03, 2010 5:12 pm MDT
    Category: Breast Surgery Category: Procedures

    A recent study presented at the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery's  20th Biennial Congress in San Francisco, California noted that Botulinum toxin A, commonly known as Botox, may significantly reduce the postoperative pain from silicone breast implant reconstruction…

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  • Belotero® Balance Dermal Filler Close to FDA Approval

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Sun, October 03, 2010 3:08 pm MDT
    Category: In the NewsCategory: Face and Skin

    Belotero® Balance, manufactured by Merz Pharmaceuticals, LLC,  may be the next hyaluronic acid (HA) dermal filler on the market for cosmetic treatment for wrinkles and lines or folds in the skin. Merz is hoping to get FDA approval in September 2010.

    The touted difference between…

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  • Medical Tourism Brings New Superbug Illness

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Sun, October 03, 2010 3:04 pm MDT
    Category: In the News

    As if one needed another reason to not go abroad for elective surgical treatment, the identification of a new “superbug” has recently been reported among medical tourists who traveled to Asia.  “Superbug” is a bit of a misnomer.  The superbug bacteria is a common…

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  • New York Law Mandates Discussion of Breast Reconstruction Options

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Sun, October 03, 2010 2:54 pm MDT

    New York Gov. David Paterson signed a new law that requires hospitals and doctors to discuss the available options and insurance coverage for breast reconstruction before patients undergo "mastectomy surgery, lymph node dissection, or a lumpectomy."

    The New York Times credits…

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  • Jay Larkin Succumbs To Brain Cancer

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Sun, October 03, 2010 2:45 pm MDT
    Category: Sports Related

    The world of Professional Boxing, Mixed Martial Arts, and Entertainment was dealt a serious blow as Jay Larkin, 59, lost his lengthy and courageous battle with brain cancer.  Larkin passed away on the morning of August 9 in Nyack, NY. He is survived by his wife, Lisa, and their two sons, Ryan…

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  • Xeomin - A New Alternative to Botox?

    By Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth Sun, October 03, 2010 2:33 pm MDT
    Category: In the NewsCategory: Face and Skin

    Xeomin,  manufactured by Merz Pharmaceuticals, LLC.  of Greensboro, North Carolina, has received FDA approval to be sold in the United States.  The FDA has approved the drug to treat Cervical Dystonia, a disease related to abnormal head position, and blepharospasm, which causes …

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