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Online Health Chats give you the opportunity to chat directly with our plastic surgeons, and ask them your questions online. Check back for information about upcoming chats.

Health Chat Transcripts

Read answers to questions asked during some of our previous health chats:

What's New

Read the latest in cosmetic and plastic surgery with articles and publications featuring our specialists. 

How to Smooth Away Laugh Lines With or Without Surgery

Dr. James Zins, Chair of the Department of Plastic Surgery, discusses what you can do for laugh lines and facial creases.

How Ultrasound Skin Tightening Can Firm, Lift Your Face

FDA-approved ultrasound therapy boosts aging skin.

10 Myths You Shouldn't Believe About Hair Loss in Women

Experts discuss the truth about hair loss in women. Cleveland Clinic dermatologist Dr. Melissa Piliang comments.

Spa Day Held for Breast Cancer Survivors

Cleveland Clinic Richard E. Jacobs Health Center and Cosmetic & Plastic Surgery Center helped 20 women celebrate their breast cancer survival with a relaxing and pampered spa day, including free facials, make-up application and mini massages.

Experts Discuss Popular Cosmetic Procedures

Cleveland Clinic plastic surgeon Dr. James Zins and experts discuss popular cosmetic enhancement procedures, including advances in cosmetic surgery and the rise in body-contouring procedures performed.

Are You A Candidate for Neck Lift Surgery?

Cosmetic neck lift surgery is a procedure to enhance the areas of the neck, including the loose hanging skin often referred to as a "turkey wattle." Cleveland Clinic Plastic Surgery Department Chair, Dr. James Zins, discusses everything a patient should know about this procedure including expectations, the different approaches and how to choose a plastic surgeon.

Increases in Breast Augmentations and Other Cosmetic Procedures

Cleveland Clinic plastic surgeon Andrea Moreira, MD discusses the increase in breast augmentations in the Cleveland area, as well as the rise seen in other cosmetic procedures across the U.S.

Cleveland Clinic Study Shows Age Alone is Not a Risk Factor for Plastic Surgery in the Elderly

Cleveland Clinic researchers have found that patients who undergo a facelift after the age of 65, if screened properly, are at no higher risk for complications compared to younger patients, according to a first-of-its-kind retrospective study published online today Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Dr. Zins was quoted in an article in the New York Times discussing his research.