The Science of Sexy: A Practice Perspective

Ladies of LUX- Perfect Peel for Melasma

Hi! My name is Abby. I’m a Medical Aesthetician at LUX Med Spa, and I have melasma. Even as a licensed skincare professional, I am faced with many of the same skincare concerns as my patients. For those of you not familiar with this less-than-desirable skin condition, melasma is hormonal hyperpigmentation. Once it shows up it’s always there, and is … Read more

Tanning Beds are Addictive

Sun damage is very common, especially after the summer. Wrinkles, fine lines, and pigment spots are bound to show up after excess time in the sun. Luckily, our Atlanta plastic surgery practice can combat this damage with skin resurfacing techniques. That doesn’t mean you should sit out and bake to your heart’s desire though, especially when it comes to tanning … Read more

Belly Fat: The Evil Fat

It’s not uncommon that prospective patients visit me in my Atlanta plastic surgery practice for a liposuction procedure in hopes that lipo can help rid them of fat. Well, liposuction does eliminate fat, but not every kind of fat, and not fat located just anyplace in the body. The fat I can’t eliminate with liposuction is what this article is … Read more

Personality Factors Affect Quality of Life After Breast Reconstruction

Women Who Want ‘Revenge on Cancer’ May Have Better Psychological Responses Certain personality traits are linked to higher quality of life scores in breast cancer patients who undergo breast reconstruction after mastectomy, reports a study in the January issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). Silvio Bellino, MD, and colleagues at … Read more

20 Questions to Ask Your Breast Augmentation Surgeon

If you’re considering breast augmentation, it is important to be an active participant in the process. The ASPS has developed the following list of questions to ask during your consultation: Are you certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery? Were you trained specifically in the field of plastic surgery? How many years of plastic surgery training have you had? … Read more

Facial Bones Show Signs of Aging Too

For Optimal Facial Rejuvenation, Plastic Surgeons Should Consider What’s Going on Under the Skin What makes us look older? Wrinkles and sagging result not just from changes in the skin, but also from age-related changes in the underlying facial bones, according to a report in the January issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American … Read more

Welcome To Our Plastic Surgery Blog

Thanks for visiting our new blog.  Here you will be able to find information on plastic surgery news, recent trends, special offers, and the latest events happening at our office.  We want to stay in touch with our local community and present news that will be relevant to our patients. Are you interested in health, beauty and cosmetic surgery? Do … Read more

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Alan N. Larsen, MD

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Dr. Larsen established Buckhead Plastic Surgery as a boutique practice to offer world-class, personalized service to women and men throughout the Southeast. Dr. Larsen’s compassion and talent are complemented by his elite training with some of the nation's finest plastic surgeons.

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