In The Media
When Surgical Skills are Given as Gifts
New York plastic surgeon Douglas Monasebian, M.D. founded New York Heals to provide free treatment to victims of domestic violence by doing scar revisions, rhinoplasties, skin resurfacing and, when necessary, emergency facial procedures.
“I can’t erase the past, but I can help people face the future with great self-confidence,” says Dr. Monasebian who says he started New York Heals as a way to use his training and ability as an aesthetic plastic surgeon to help domestic violence victims heal, both physically and emotionally. He currently operates on 15 to 20 such victims yearly… read more
Voice of America Interview with Dr. Monasebian
Well, you made it through the grueling weight-loss surgery and exercise, you’ve been following the doctor’s orders (to everyone’s amazement), you and made it to target weight. For some of us, that’s the number we never thought we’d see again in our lifetime. But that’s a whole other story, and right now we’re just dealing with the physical aspects of massive weight loss. So having lost a huge amount of weight, if you are older than ten, you probably don’t have the elasticity in your skin that you used to. That means it’s not going to bounce back in place like a yo-yo … or the Yo-Yo Dieter that you used to be. Do you plan to exercise it off (yeah, right)?! Do you like being called Batwoman because of the bat wings on your upper arms? Saggy much? Does the extra skin on your thighs slap together so hard you sound like applause at a Lakers game every time you walk? Then maybe you would be a candidate for a body makeover or a little “Nip/Tuck?” Tune in and hear from expert Dr. Monasebian.