Raymond A. Faires, MD (retired)
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Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)
Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: University of Texas, Austin, 1974
Medical: MD, Baylor College of Medicine, 1976
Post-Medical School TrainingResidencies:
General Surgery, University of Louisville, Kentucky, 1981
Plastic Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston in 1984
Fellowship: Microsurgery and Hand Surgery, University of Louisville
Treatments offered at Faires Plastic Surgery
Most popular answers from Raymond A. Faires, MD (retired)
The use of metal clips (ligaclips or hemoclips) are quick and effective ways to ligate larger vessels that might bleed with cautery alone. They are... READ MORE
An in office deflation is your best bet to see what is needed for your new size and potential lift. This also gives the capsule an opportunity to... READ MORE
Clots are common in drain tubes and bulbs after surgery. They usually lyse and liquify with time. If you cannot get the drain open by milking it, you... READ MORE
Is It Common to Have Fluid Leaking from the Belly Button and Swelling After 8 Months from Tummy Tuck?
8 months is plenty of time for minor wound problems to resolve. If your drainage is thick and your abdomen is swelling I would suspect a deeper... READ MORE
I agree with the previous posts. One other item to check with your surgeon is whether he used a Gore tex purse string suture. Those are difficult to... READ MORE
Your breast wounds appear to be closing. The key to speedy healing is a moist environment. The sulfa in Silvadene is micronized and not absorbed, but... READ MORE
Sizing breast implants can be very subjective. I remind all patients during their sizing interview that nationally the #1 complaint is "I wish I was... READ MORE
It looks like the belly button has lost its circulation. The smell is most likely due to dead tissue. Your plastic surgeon should see this and deal... READ MORE
It looks to me like you had a panniculectomy instead of an abdominoplasty. If there was a lot of skin hanging over your pubis then managing the weight... READ MORE
Before and After Photos by Dr. Faires
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