Traverse City board certified plastic surgeon, Dr. F. Matthew Smith, has many years of experience performing life-enhancing reconstructive surgery procedures.
Excess Skin Removal After Dramatic Weight Loss
The goal of breast reconstruction is to restore one or both breasts to near normal shape, appearance, symmetry, and size following mastectomy, lumpectomy, or other trauma. Dr. F. Matthew Smith offers competent skill and experience to create an individualized plan for each patient based on their own unique traits. Utilizing several methods to create a realistic breast, either from your own tissue or through an implant, Dr. Smith is known throughout the Traverse City, Michigan and all of northern Michigan for his surgical expertise.
Many wome with large breasts suffer with back, neck and shoulder pain as well as rashes under the breasts. Fortunately, breast reduction surgery, otherwise known as reduction mammoplasty, can help! Traverse City breast reduction specialist, Dr. F. Matthew Smith, can skillfully minimize and lift the breasts to give you a much more pleasing silhouette, not to mention the ability to say goodbye to shoulder, neck and back discomfort! Dr. Smith has performed over 600 hundred breast reductions here in northern Michigan.
Excess Skin Removal
Some individuals experience excess skin after considerable weight loss. Dr. Smith can help you regain your confidence and figure with an excess skin removal procedure.
Treatment of Chronic Wounds
Skin Cancer Treatment
Hand surgery ranges from carpal tunnel syndrome to trigger finger, as well as repair of traumatic hand injuries suffered as a result of work-related injuries or home-based traumas.
Male Breast Reduction
Both teens and older men can suffer from what are, unfortunately, called moobs, man boobs and other negative words used to describe an excess amount of breast tissue on a male. Dr. Matthew Smith uses various methods including liposuction and tissue removal to treat this common problem.
Whether your scars are from acne, chickenpox or measles, or from a previous trauma or surgical procedure, Dr. Matthew Smith has devoted many years to perfecting his methods for scar revision. You don’t have to live with unsightly reminders of past experiences.
Skin cancer is on the rise all over the US, with researchers suggesting that up to 1/3 of all Americans will have some level of skin cancer in their lifetime. Resolution can involve laser modalities, surgical excision of the cancerous area or a combination of treatments.
As we are, our skin can become irregular, thickened in some areas and thinner in others, with various skin imperfections such as red or brown spots, wrinkles, etc.
Tissue expansion is a technique used by Dr. Matthew Smith to enlarge an area of skin for use in reconstruction. It can be used on any part of the body, though it’s most often used for breast reconstruction prior to insertion of a breast implant.
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The transfer of fat from a part of the body where you don’t want it, into wrinkles and volume-depleted areas of the face where you need a bit of youthful “plumping” is a reality. Call us to learn how it’s done and how you can enjoy a more youthful face without a face lift!