In addition to our own website, there are other sites on the Web that provide interesting and helpful plastic surgery information. Because we are committed to improving the cosmetic beauty of our patients, we are providing the following selection of links to other sites you might find interesting and informative. We have grouped some of the links into various categories to provide quick access to the topics of greatest interest to you.
If you have a suggestion for a new link, please send us an email, as we are always looking for good resources to pass along to our valued patients and visitors to our website. We hope you find these sites helpful!
American Board of Plastic Surgery
This is a must visit link and allows patients considering plastic surgery to confirm the surgeon they are considering is board certified in plastic surgery. Do your homework and be sure to check and see if your prospective surgeon is Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. If a search here yields no results, then that surgeon is not a board certified plastic surgeon, period. Cosmetic plastic surgery procedures should only ever be preformed by a board certified plastic surgeon.
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
This is another important website and is an additional way to vet a prospective surgeon. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons is the largest and most respected professional organization of plastic surgeons in the entire world. ASPS member surgeons are held to the highest ethical standards as well as that of training and practice. Only board certified plastic surgeons may be members of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. The ASPS website offers a detailed view of a variety of plastic surgery procedures, and is the authority for cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery. Do your homework! Be sure your prospective plastic surgeon is a member of the ASPS.
Florida Board of Medicine License Verification
Today there are many different specialties attempting to enter the cosmetic plastic surgery market. These physicians often advertise themselves as "plastic surgeons" and nothing can be further from the truth. There are emergency physicians, family practice doctors and even pediatricians performing liposuction and other cosmetic plastic surgery procedures right here in Tampa and Wesley Chapel, Florida! These physicians often list "Board Certified" on their websites but fail to state in what specialty.
The easiest way to verify your physician is a board certified plastic surgeon is to check the American Board of Plastic Surgery website listed above. Remember, if a search here yields no results, then the surgeon you are seeing is not a board certified plastic surgeon!
If you would like to go a step further and find out what type of physician they are, use this link for the Florida Department of Health License Verification. Search the name of your physician, then click on their license number to open their profile. Next click on the Practitioner Profile, followed by the Education and Training tab. You may be surprised by what you find!
This is the foremost plastic surgery specific resource for patients who would like to better understand the plastic surgery procedures they are considering. The Understand.com library covers everything from relevant anatomy, implant options, preparation for surgery, steps of the surgery as well as risks and recovery. This collection of 3-D videos is second to none and ensures that patients are fully informed and prepared for the procedure they are interested in. Just click on the area of interest, select the surgery you'd like to learn about and enjoy! New Tampa Plastic Surgery is pleased to offer this amazing educational resource at no charge to our website visitors.
Wikipedia Plastic Surgery
Wikipedia offers comprehensive and easy to understand information about plastic surgery. Learn about the history of plastic surgery as well as just about any cosmetic or reconstructive procedure performed today.
If the above resources haven't answered questions you may have about plastic surgery, always remember Google.com remains the best search option for just about anything, and this includes plastic surgery!
Plastic Surgery Recovery Products
ClearPoint Medical is one-stop supplier of quality compression wear for plastic surgery procedures. Find a wide range of compression garments for any facial, breast, or body procedure. As a courtesy to New Tampa Plastic Surgery, ClearPoint is offering 15% Off to our patients! Just use Coupon Code: NewTampaPlasticSurgery to receive 15% Off your Order!
Isavela is another high quality provider of after-care compression garments for patients who have undergone cosmetic plastic surgery procedures. Isavela's recovery garments cover head to toe! Isavala is generously offering a 15% Discount to New Tampa Plastic Surgery's patients! Please use Coupon Code: NewTampaPlasticSurgery at Checkout!
Breast Implant Information
Allergan Breast Implant Information
The Allergan Natrelle breast implant website is a wonderful resource for patients considering breast augmentation surgery. The Allergan Inspira collection of implants are Dr. Fakhre's favorite implants for breast augmentation surgery. Learn more about the different breast implant types, the warranty offered by Allergan for their implants as well as helpful patient education pointers.
Key information and patient testimonials for those interested in having a Botox treatment performed.
Learn about Juvederm's collection of facial fillers. This is the #1 selling dermal filler collection in the world. New Tampa Plastic Surgery is proud to offer Juvederm to our patients.
CareCredit offers 6 months interest deferred financing for cosmetic plastic surgery procedures.
United Medical Credit
United Medical Credit offers plastic surgery loans for up to $35,000.
Prosper Healthcare Lending
Prosper Healthcare Lending offers a variety of tailored loans which may be used for plastic surgery.
Alphaeon Credit offers cosmetic surgery loans of up to $25,000.
The world famous Mayo Clinic offers broad coverage of just about any disease process, including symptoms and treatment options. Dr. Fakhre trained at the Mayo Clinic and is proud to share a link to their Patient Care and Health Information on our New Tampa Plastic Surgery website.
National Institutes of Health
An A-Z index of NIH health resources, clinical trials, health hotlines, MEDLINEplus, drug information, and more.
The world's leading source for trustworthy and timely health and medical news and information. Provides credible health information, supportive community, and educational services by blending award-winning expertise in content, community services, expert commentary, and medical review.
Features daily health news on a variety of useful topics. Includes some health information sorted by gender, age, and race.