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Will I Have Pain After FFS?Being concerned about pain levels following a procedure is very common for Facial Feminization Surgery patients. However, many are pleasantly surpr...

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What is the Shape of My Face?Our facial features are part of what make us feel at home in our bodies. Some shapes of the face are considered more “masculine” whil...

Scar Prevention and Care for Kids, New York, New Jersey Whenever a child gets a scrape, burn or a cut, there’s a chance a permanent scar could form. A scar is a mark left on the s...

Ear molding has offered us the ability to correct infant ear deformities, folded ears, ears that stick out, and spock ears without the need for surgery or pain.  Ear molding works best when appli...

The treatment of craniosynostosis has evolved over the years.  3D technology and improved tools for fixating bone have enabled us to achieve superior outcomes and offer the best possible care to ...

Ear Molding for Infant Folded Ears Significantly folded infant ears can be corrected using ear molding techniques especially when the baby presents young. Dr. Bastidas performs infant ear...

A revision rhinoplasty, is more difficult, due to the violation of the normal anatomic structures and ligaments and previous alterations from the initial surgery.  Cartilage grafting is often nee...

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CUTTING EDGE SURGERY (HYBRID VVM SURGERY)Recently, our team began exploring the use of intraoperative sclerotherapy in conjunction with surgery.  Patients with large VVMs are offered sclero...

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Craniosynostosis causes severe abnormalities in the shape of the growing skull causing inhibition of growth perpendicular to the affected growth plate (suture).  To create room for the growing ...

Poland syndrome and tuberous breast are two relatively common breast deformities. Poland syndrome involves malformation of the breast, pectoralis muscle and possibly the hand. A tuberous breast constr...

Carpal TunnelThe carpal tunnel contains the median nerve, which may be crushed by the roof the carpal tunnel due to swelling from repetitive motion.  A carpal tunnel release removes the pre...

The upper and lower jaws can be moved to  improve your bite (occlusion), reduce stress on the TMJ, and improve facial aesthetics.  The incisions are hidden inside mouth and the new position ...