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Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: BS in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University, New Haven, CT
Medical: MD, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS
Post-Medical School TrainingInternship: General Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
Residency: Otolaryngology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
Fellowship: Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Miami, Miami, FL
Treatments offered at Columbia Facial Plastic Surgery
Most popular answers from C.W. David Chang, MD
Follow-up to my first question about my revision otoplasty "Can this otoplasty be corrected?" (Photo)
I'll answer your questions directly.1. The left upper pole has a pointed "shape" on lateral view. The right ear upper pole has a more natural rounded... READ MORE
The quest for perfect symmetry is sometimes frustrating. I do see the differences that you note. There appears to be more fullness and skin over the... READ MORE
You could consider buccal fat excision. The buccal fat is a pocket of fat in the cheek area that can be removed to create a more sculpted look. You... READ MORE
If a functional rhinoplasty, septoplasty, or reconstructive surgery (etc. ) is done, which will insurance most likely cover?
Functional nasal surgery, which is the surgery designed to improve breeding, is usually covered by insurance. However many insurance companies require... READ MORE
Which eye do you feel is droopy? It appears to me that the upper eyelid in the right hand side of your photo appears more "hollow" beneath the brow.... READ MORE
Just Had Lower Bleph 5 Days Ago. How Much Additional Swelling Could I Expect to Reside over the Next Week or So?
The good news is that it sound that you are looking well only 5 days out from surgery! You can expect to still have residual swelling from the... READ MORE
"Duck lips" can be caused by over augmentation of the white roll of the lip. The white roll is the portion of the lip between border of the red lip... READ MORE
1) swelling should go down fairly quickly, but still can be persistent. 2) The continued "bruised" area may be staining from deposition of... READ MORE
I'm really sorry to hear about your accident. It sounds and looks pretty bad. You do have both a jaw fracture as well as a cheek bone fracture. I w... READ MORE
It is called a pre auricular pit. These pits are a congenital remnant from the process that was involved in the creation of your ear while you were a... READ MORE
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