Plastic Surgery

When you’re sick, you don’t just go to any doctor for diagnosis and treatment. Not all doctors are the same, nor have the same specialty. Well, the same goes for plastic surgeons. It’s essential that you select a skilled and qualified surgeon, such as Salem plastic surgeons Dr. Keith Neaman and Dr. Dustin Christiansen, to perform your cosmetic procedures. If you...

Plastic surgery can be a life-changing decision. Perhaps there’s a part of your body that’s always caused you distress or embarrassment. With a procedure customized to fit your needs, you can love your whole self – even that one particular part. Neaman Plastic Surgery wants you to receive the best results possible and the results you’ve envisioned. To help accomplish...

There was a lengthy article in USA recently called “Cosmetic surgery gets cheaper, faster scarier,” which is well worth reading. It is an in-depth investigation of cheap, quick-fix plastic surgeries that are being done by non-plastic surgeons across the country. We will not give you a blow-by-blow of all these horror stories, but there are four very common themes. First, many of these surgeries were...

Dr. Neaman is a Board Certified plastic surgeon with additional education through the Mayo Clinic Microsurgery Training Program. Having treated a number of dog bite patients, Dr. Neaman knows all too well how devastating these injuries can be. That’s why the United States Postal Service (USPS) is teaming up with several groups of pediatricians and veterinarians to raise the awareness...

Our practice consults with a lot of potential patients considering having plastic surgery. The vast majority of the people we see are here for all the right reasons. However, part of our job is not just hearing what procedure they are interested in but also WHY they want a procedure to have permanent physical changes. We routinely perform breast lifts,...

What is the appropriate thing to do if there is a part of your child’s body that they don’t like, or that may be causing them pain, or even ridicule? A recent piece in People Magazine which was picked up by the Today Show, talked about this. For the most part these were very good pieces, even though Ann Curry tried...

We came across an article about having “awake surgery”. More specifically, you aren’t awake per se, rather you are under local anesthesia. This is a decidedly negative article about unsafe practices and procedures performed by some doctors (did you notice that we didn’t say, “Surgeons?”). And while the article focuses on the way in which the anesthesia is managed, the bigger...

Certainly you've noticed media has been very butt-focused in recent years. Nicki Minaj in, well, anything, Meghan Trainor’s catchy hit All About the Bass, Kim Kardashian’s racy magazine cover, and pop stars like Beyonce’ and Jennifer Lopez have all been at the forefront of what People Magazine is calling, “The Year of The Butt”. It’s pretty much been in your...

There are lots of reasons not to smoke that we all know about. Cancer. Disease. Lung problems. A little known problem resides in people who smoke and wish to undergo a plastic surgery procedure. Why is this? Plastic surgery procedures rely on a healthy blood supply and smoking limits the circulation to the skin and other tissues which impacts the surgery and...