24Jul 2017

Recently the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery published a study which says that taking selfies during the postoperative recovery process can help surgeons detect early complications. This allows for better monitoring and results. “…researchers found that 96.2 percent of patients who sent in selfies of themselves to their surgeons during the first few days […]

18Jul 2017

A recent study conducted by Christopher Pannucci, a plastic surgeon at the University of Utah, and his colleagues for the Journal of Forensic Sciences found that when a bullet passes through silicone breast implants there is a “…significantly decreased penetration distance into the gel than shots that did not pass-through an implant.” The ballistics experiments were […]

10Jul 2017

Surgical glue can ensure a better postoperative healing process. Since the skin is not punctured, a tighter seal is created. There are many brands of surgical glue available, however, Dr. Alexandre Charão recommends Liquiband, and Dermabond Prineo. Liquiband and Dermabond Prineo both come in liquid form. However, Dermabond Prineo is sealed by an adhesive tape to strengthen […]

04Jul 2017

One of Dr. Alexandre Charão’s latest procedures is Brazilian surgeon Dr. Mauricio de Maio’s MD Codes ™. This new approach to fillers targets specific areas of a patient’s face. To effectively deliver a youthful appearance with a custom-tailored solution, Dr. de Maio’s MD Codes ™ “…divides the face into numerous points of injection that affect the temples, the […]

25Jun 2017

If you are planning on visiting Rio de Janeiro anytime soon, here is a list of Dr. Alexandre Charão’s favorite restaurants. His top five include Spanish tapas, an oyster bar, pizza, and Arabian, which shows some of the many diverse options offered in Rio. One even made it on Eater’s “11 Hottest New Restaurants in […]

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