Sarasota Plastic Surgeon
1900 S. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, Florida 34239 US
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5 out of 5 stars Breast Implants

29 Yrs Old, 1 Son, Would Like 300-350cc - Sarasota, FL

Hi Ladies! I'm so glad I joined this site, I love how everyone is so helpful. I'm 29 years old and have a 9 year old son. I want a BA since my teenage years. I'm a small 32A. I can easily make them look bigger with a Victoria Secret push up bra. I'm very athletic...been running cross country since I'm 7 and now work out 4-5 times a the gym. I know I won't be able to work out for...

5 out of 5 stars Facelift

Perfection! - Sarasota, FL

Middle age brings sagging and wrinkling so it was time to do something about it. One always wonders if a face lift will leave you looking like Joan Rivers but this will not happen with Dr. Strausser. He listened to what I wanted to accomplish then provided his expert opinion. And the results proved he isn't aggressive. He wants perfection just like the patient.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Implants

Happy 35 Year Old Female - Sarasota, FL

I had very saggy breast after 3 pregnancies and wanted the fullness back. I was very nervous to see a plastic surgeon and agonized for months before making an appointment. Dr. Strausser and his staff made me feel very comfortable from the moment I walked through the door. There was no pressure to schedule the breast implant surgery from the doctor or nurse. I just new it was the right place to...

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery


American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

Consultation Fee

Consultations fee are deducted from the surgery charge.

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Strausser has hospital affiliations at Sarasota Memorial Hospital and Doctors Hospital of Sarasota.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical: MD, University of Chicago/ Pritzker School of Medicine
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: Surgery, Harvard
    General Surgery, Harvard and University of Texas
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Florida
    Fellowship: Surgical Oncology, National Cancer Institute and the Public Health Service

Treatments offered at Aesthetic & Cosmetic Surgery of Sarasota

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Why would I be prescribed lovenex for my abdominoplasty?

Lovenox is a short acting blood thinner which is used to prevent blood clots (deep-vein thrombosis = DVT).In patients who are at higher than average... READ MORE

What products can I use to help the incision of a breast lift and augmentation heal faster?

There are no magic products that speed healing.You can delay the healing process with steroid medications. These are often used to attenuate the... READ MORE

Can I have surgery if I had a stroke 6 years ago?

The answer to your question lies in the answering the question: What caused your stroke?If, for instance, you had atrial fibrillation (an irregular... READ MORE

Breast implant pain- how long can it last?

The healing process takes 6 months to go to completion. Fortunately 90% of the healing strength is accomplished by 6 weeks after surgery. Nerves,... READ MORE

If implants are placed over the muscle does this increase your chance of CC?

Sub-muscular positioning of implants tends to produce less capsular contracture than supra-muscular placement.That being said, there are those that... READ MORE

Submuscular or subglandular Breast Implants for a small-chested rock climber?

There are four situations wherein supra (on top of the) muscular positioning should generally be used:1. Uncorrected Grade 3 ptosis (droop/sag), where... READ MORE

Are there any methods performed by a plastic surgeon in order to avoid rippling or capsular contracture? (photo)

No plastic surgeon can guarantee that you won't develop capsular contracture. Run away from anyone who does. They are either lying to you or have no... READ MORE

Will my breasts look significantly smaller once the swelling goes down? (photo)

Post-operative swelling usually subsides within the first 3 weeks.The complete healing process takes 6 months but after 6 weeks 90% is done. You... READ MORE

Should my ears look like this? (Photos)

Scars in the post-auricular (behind the ear) area can be irregular, thickened and lumpy. Much of this can resolve over the 6 month period after... READ MORE

Will I need a lift along with implants? (Photo)

You have sag (ptosis) as well as small breasts (hypomastia). Your ptosis appears to be grade III (on a scale of I-III). This is determined by where... READ MORE

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