Plastic Surgery and Teens: Information for Parents

November 16, Dr. Susan MacLennan

Most of my plastic surgery patients are adults, but teenagers can undergo procedures on occasion. Not all teenagers are mature enough for plastic surgery procedures, however, a reconstructive or cosmetic procedure can be a good option for some. Before you schedule a consultation for your teenager, there are some things parents need to be aware of.   When Can Teens…

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Is Facial Plastic Surgery Permanent?

November 16, Dr. Susan MacLennan

One of the questions that usually comes up during consultations is how long the results of surgery will last. This answer will vary from patient to patient, but each procedure will have an average expectation for results. During a consultation, I can give you a more detailed explanation, but here are some of the basic answers.   How Long Do…

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What is Otoplasty?

January 13, Dr. Susan MacLennan

Large ears that stick out from the head can be a source of insecurity for many people. Prominent ear surgery (“otoplasty”) can be an option to address this concern. Otoplasty is a surgical procedure used to change the shape or position of the ear. This surgery can be performed on children as young as 5 or 6, but we also…

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