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Undergraduate & Medical SchoolMedical: Georgetown University Medical School
Post-Medical School TrainingResidency: Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center
Fellowship: Hand Surgery, Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Treatments offered at Palo Alto Medical Foundation
Most popular answers from David N. White, MD
It is good to give your initial procedure time to heal and settle, usually about six months. Beyond that,the question of timing for revision is in... READ MORE
It is natural to have concern when you look at your operated nose and think that something is wrong. Among the many procedures done by cosmetic... READ MORE
Thank you for sending along your photos. I agree that the problem is much more likely to be genetic than age related. You would do well with a short... READ MORE
It isn't unusual for neck skin to be saggy after liposuction. Over time, skin tone decreases and when fat is removed from beneath the skin the skin... READ MORE
If you are in the immediate post operative period, some level of pain and stiffness as well as transient numbness is not unusual. Increasing pain,... READ MORE
How much time after a Face Lift is safe to hyper extend my neck to intubate me for a Tummy Tuck and breast reduction?
A good question. Four weeks time should be adequate to allow the facial and neck manipulation required by general anesthesia with intubation.... READ MORE
Scars go through a natural maturation cycle. Beginning as a red line scar, often with some lumpiness beneath the scar, they go on to fade and soften.... READ MORE
Many plastic surgeons are quite comfortable doing facelift procedures without general anesthesia. Local anesthesia with IV sedation is commonly used... READ MORE
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