Durham Plastic Surgery Blog


Top 7 Plastic Surgery Myths Revealed

Myths or Facts Concept

Cosmetic surgery has been met historically with its fair share of praise as well as skepticism. From reality TV show dramatizations, to celebrity surgeries gone wrong, it is no surprise that there are a plethora of myths and mistruths out … Continue reading

How to Avoid Becoming a Victim of Bad Plastic Surgery

avoiding bad plastic surgery

We’ve all seen the horror stories of what bad plastic surgery can do. These photos get plastered all over magazines and news stories, and, while plastic surgery can have amazing successes and create dramatic improvement that leave patients beaming, sadly … Continue reading

How Long Should I Wait to Get a Mommy Makeover After My Pregnancy?

Mommy Makeovers Post Pregnancy

The last ten years have been an amazing thing to witness for plastic surgeons as women’s’ attitudes towards cosmetic surgery have developed and changed. Today, it is not uncommon for a happy mother to love the miracle that is her … Continue reading

Stop Melanoma Before it Starts: Slather Sunscreen on Your Kids

Fight Melanoma with Sunscreen

We’ve all had that horrible childhood sunburn that we look back on and it makes us cringe to remember the discomfort and the distinct smell of Aloe Vera. For decades, scientists have been telling us sunscreen is imperative to prevent … Continue reading

Interesting Trends in Breast Shape and Size in the US – Breast Augmentation

size in breasts

The desire to change the shape and size of one’s breasts is an age-old frame of mind, especially for women who have naturally smaller breasts, or have noticeably seen their breasts change over time. Historically, breast implants and breast augmentation … Continue reading

Reviving Your Pre-Pregnancy Body: Mommy Makeovers

Tummy Tuck and Mommy Makeover

Becoming a mom is truly a miracle and a beautiful experience in so many ways. However, this miracle also means many changes to our bodies and many women are so tired of looking down only to be reminded of how … Continue reading

Patient Updates Us on Day 2: Operation ‘Snap Back’

IAMCB Operation Snap Back Day 2

‘IAMCB’ has reached Day 2 of her post-op journey after undergoing a Tummy Tuck, or ‘Abdominoplasty Surgery’. It looks like our brave, beautiful patient is steadily improving in her ability to go about daily activities, and her discomfort is decreasing … Continue reading

Patient Shares Her Tummy Tuck Story on Video: Operation Snap Back After Kids! Post Operation, Day 1

Dr. Brian Coan

Our amazing, brave patient aka ’IAMCB’ is sharing her very personal and candid journey on video for the world to see.  Back in January she met with Dr. Coan of CARE Plastic Surgery for a consultation and decided to do something … Continue reading

Refreshing and Revitalizing Your Skin – Chemical Peels

chemical peel

Chemical peels are one of the most popular non-invasive cosmetic procedures performed today to help rejuvenate the appearance of the skin. Over your lifetime, factors such as sun damage, heredity, diet, and repetitive muscle movement can contribute to the formation … Continue reading

What to Expect After Your Breast Augmentation Surgery

Breast Augmentation

Are you contemplating breast augmentation to enhance your look? If you are  considering breast augmentation, there are a few things you should know about the recovery process before your appointment date. Dr Coan and the CARE team advise the following … Continue reading