Metairie Plastic Surgeon
3100 Galleria Drive, Suite 302
Metairie, Louisiana 70001 US
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"It's been 8 weeks since my surgery and most of the time, I forget I've had it done because my breasts look and feel so natural." "I have no more dog ears and my waist is contoured perfectly." "Excellent results, Excellent Bedside manner!"

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5 out of 5 stars Breast Implant Removal

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5 out of 5 stars Breast Lift

A million thanks to Dr. Sands!

I give Dr. Sands 5/5 stars. Dr. Sands was very knowledgeable, confident, and professional throughout the entire process. Stephanie and the rest of the staff were experienced and personable, and made me feel taken care of pre and post - op. Dr. Sands ensured that I knew all information relevant before, during, and after my surgery, which made the surgery and the recovery process a breeze. I am...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reduction

Excellent Doctor!!

Doctor Sands did an amazing job on my breast reduction surgery. For a very long time I wanted to get this surgery and I could not had chosen a better Doctor than him. He is very knowledgeable, kind and patient. Also, I cannot put into words how amazing his staff is, they really make you feel like home. I highly recommend Dr. Sands for any procedures if you are looking for an excellent surgeon.

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

Body sculpting after 90 lb weight loss and 2 c sections.

Dr Sands and his staff are top notch. I cannot say enough about his bedside manner. He really cares about his patients and does AMAZING work. I never imagined that I could look like this. He has been there for me, I mean, really there, every step of the way. He will see you anytime you have a problem and is always available by phone. I am an RN and I have extremely high expectations of my...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reduction

Awesome experience!!!

Dr Sands and his staff were amazing! Everyone makes you feel welcome and a part of their family. Dr Sands was very compassionate and understanding of my concerns and desired outcome. He thoroughly explained the procedure and ensured I was mentally and physically prepared for surgery. He delivered outstanding results. I couldn't be happier with my results and wish I had done it years ago....

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

Knowledgeable and well manner, warm and welcoming environment

Dr. Sand is very professional,he made sure I understand the process and what to expect after tummy tuck lipo and fat grafting. He always available when I have questions or concernes. His staff also was friendly, and knowledgeable. I would definitively recommend dr. Sands to anyone interested in getting plasticsurgery.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reduction

Professional doctor that does beautiful work

I was searching for a doctor who can give me great results and easy to talk to about a breast reduction. I wanted a doctor who can make me look beautiful after my reduction. Dr. Sands was very professional bedside and personally. He has a conversation with you about your needs and wants so you can have a positive outcome. The office and nursing staff are professional and friendly. The office...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reduction

Satisified patient

My experience with Dr. Sands was one of the best experience ever inspite of my recent breast cancer dx. My surgeon recommend Dr. Sands which was the best plasitc surgeon ever. I had a light reduction & mastopexy in which I would highly reccomend Dr. Sands and look for doing a lil more procedures with Dr. Sands!

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

39 Year Old Mother of 3 Looking Forward to a Fabulous 40 Body - Metairie, LA

Dr. Sands has wonderful bed side manners he answered all of my questions without over thinking them I was very intrigued by his drawings I am excited to see my new body it's been a long journey. Well my Surgery is over now on to recovery as usual he has been wonderful. If you are looking for a GREAT PS look no further Dr. Thomas Trey Sands.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reduction

Petite 5'3 Mommy with a Large DDD Breast... Lots of Neck and Shoulder Pain is Gone - Metairie, LA

I couldnt ask for a better surgeon... He performanced my surgery 10 months and during my recovery time he and his staff (very helpful profesional kind ppl) checked on me (healing scars tubs etc) all the time.... I had what I was specting for ...Very pleased the way my breast look now and the most important I feel confident to wear any swim suit :)) ... I feel confident and I highly recomend...

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Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery

Consultation Fee

Free

Awards & Recognition

RealSelf Top Doctor

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Sands has hospital affiliations at EJGH, Touro, Crescent City Surgical Center, Tulane, Hedgewood Surgical Center, Houma Outpatient Surgery Center.

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BS, Louisiana State University
    Medical: MD, Louisiana State University
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: General Surgery, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, Houston, TX
    Fellowship: Plastics and Recontructive Surgery, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

Treatments offered at Metairie Plastic Surgeons

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Tummy tuck swollen and tight 11days PO; is this normal? (photo)

Thank you for your question. Swelling and discomfort after tummy tuck could be a sign of an early infection. I would suggest you to follow up with... READ MORE

Tummy tuck gone wrong or is it too soon? (Photo)

You are very early to be making decisions about your surgery. Things will change a lot over the next couple of weeks to months. Be patient and try not... READ MORE

Post-op Breast Aug, stitches are coming undone. (Photos)

I'm sorry you are having to deal with this complication. Unfortunately, your implant is extruding. The black hole you see is the implant itself.... READ MORE

Where exactly do the drainage tubes physically go during a Panniculectomy? (photos)

So happy that you are recovering well and happy with your result this far. Those tubes are about 10 inches long and are placed under the skin that is... READ MORE

Do I have tissue necrosis? 2 weeks post circ. Belt lipectomy & breast lift.

Thank you for your question and I'm sorry you're not feeling well. You do not appear to have any necrosis based on your pictures. However, your... READ MORE

6.5 weeks post-op BBL, will all of this asymmetry improve? (Photo)

Thank you for your question. You appear to have the beginnings of a very nice result. The asymmetry can be seen in the early post operative period so... READ MORE

Is it possible to get a Brazilian butt lift without gaining weight? (Photos)

Thank you for your question. I think you would be a great candidate for a BBL based on your pictures. However, you need to be realistic about what can... READ MORE

Will getting lipo and BBL leave me with extra loose skin? My Dr. thinks no as long as I wear garment. (Photos)

You appear to have very good quality skin that should shrink after aggressive liposuction. I think you should have a very nice result with a BBL. Good... READ MORE

Is TT w/o muscle tightening and lipo the preferred choice for 38 y/o, no kids, 70 lbs. weight loss and loose skin?

Thank you for your question. Typically, after pregnancy and massive weight loss, patients will benefit from a tummy tuck. This includes muscle... READ MORE

Is it best to have a TT before or after children? Lost 70 pounds, no children, stomach not flat with exercise and diet at 38 y/o

Thank you for your question and congratulations on your weight loss. I know that it is very uncomfortable to have loose skin after the amount of... READ MORE

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Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery
Consultation Fee

Free

Awards & Recognition
RealSelf Top Doctor
Hospital Privileges
Dr. Sands has hospital affiliations at EJGH, Touro, Crescent City Surgical Center, Tulane, Hedgewood Surgical Center, Houma Outpatient Surgery Center.
Education
  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BS, Louisiana State University
    Medical: MD, Louisiana State University
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: General Surgery, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, Houston, TX
    Fellowship: Plastics and Recontructive Surgery, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

Treatments offered at Metairie Plastic Surgeons

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5 out of 5 stars Breast Implant Removal

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Professional-Sophisticated-Friendly-Caring

5 out of 5 stars Breast Lift

A million thanks to Dr. Sands!

I give Dr. Sands 5/5 stars. Dr. Sands was very knowledgeable, confident, and professional throughout the entire process. Stephanie and the rest of the staff were experienced and personable, and made me feel taken care of pre and post - op. Dr. Sands ensured that I knew all information relevant before, during, and after my surgery, which made the surgery and the recovery process a breeze. I am...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reduction

Excellent Doctor!!

Doctor Sands did an amazing job on my breast reduction surgery. For a very long time I wanted to get this surgery and I could not had chosen a better Doctor than him. He is very knowledgeable, kind and patient. Also, I cannot put into words how amazing his staff is, they really make you feel like home. I highly recommend Dr. Sands for any procedures if you are looking for an excellent surgeon.

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Tummy tuck swollen and tight 11days PO; is this normal? (photo)

Thank you for your question. Swelling and discomfort after tummy tuck could be a sign of an early infection. I would suggest you to follow up with... READ MORE

Tummy tuck gone wrong or is it too soon? (Photo)

You are very early to be making decisions about your surgery. Things will change a lot over the next couple of weeks to months. Be patient and try not... READ MORE

Post-op Breast Aug, stitches are coming undone. (Photos)

I'm sorry you are having to deal with this complication. Unfortunately, your implant is extruding. The black hole you see is the implant itself.... READ MORE

Where exactly do the drainage tubes physically go during a Panniculectomy? (photos)

So happy that you are recovering well and happy with your result this far. Those tubes are about 10 inches long and are placed under the skin that is... READ MORE

Do I have tissue necrosis? 2 weeks post circ. Belt lipectomy & breast lift.

Thank you for your question and I'm sorry you're not feeling well. You do not appear to have any necrosis based on your pictures. However, your... READ MORE

6.5 weeks post-op BBL, will all of this asymmetry improve? (Photo)

Thank you for your question. You appear to have the beginnings of a very nice result. The asymmetry can be seen in the early post operative period so... READ MORE

Is it possible to get a Brazilian butt lift without gaining weight? (Photos)

Thank you for your question. I think you would be a great candidate for a BBL based on your pictures. However, you need to be realistic about what can... READ MORE

Will getting lipo and BBL leave me with extra loose skin? My Dr. thinks no as long as I wear garment. (Photos)

You appear to have very good quality skin that should shrink after aggressive liposuction. I think you should have a very nice result with a BBL. Good... READ MORE

Is TT w/o muscle tightening and lipo the preferred choice for 38 y/o, no kids, 70 lbs. weight loss and loose skin?

Thank you for your question. Typically, after pregnancy and massive weight loss, patients will benefit from a tummy tuck. This includes muscle... READ MORE

Is it best to have a TT before or after children? Lost 70 pounds, no children, stomach not flat with exercise and diet at 38 y/o

Thank you for your question and congratulations on your weight loss. I know that it is very uncomfortable to have loose skin after the amount of... READ MORE

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