Dr. Eric Swanson, a plastic surgeon in private practice in Leawood, Kansas, is an advocate for the application of the scientific method to cosmetic surgery, an approach known as evidence-based medicine. His publications have helped usher in a new age of scientific evaluation of cosmetic surgery. Dr. Swanson has been a frequent presenter and invited faculty member at the national meetings of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.
“Evidence-Based Body Contouring Surgery and VTE Prevention”
Dr. Swanson’s book, “Evidence-Based Body Contouring Surgery and VTE Prevention” was published by Springer on January 19, 2018. This book is available at amazon.com and springer.com.
“Evidence-Based Cosmetic Breast Surgery,”
Dr. Swanson’s book, “Evidence-Based Cosmetic Breast Surgery,” published by Springer, is available at amazon.com or at springer.com.
Although the book is written primarily for plastic surgeons, the writing style avoids jargon. It will be useful to the layperson with a keen interest in this topic.
THE IDEAL LOOK® SERIES
In 2009, Dr. Eric Swanson authored the Ideal Look® series, subtitled The New Science of Cosmetic Surgery, based on a large volume of research, providing the prospective patient with the facts he or she needs.
ARTICLES AND BLOGS
En Bloc Capsulectomies
En Bloc Capsulectomies A new term has become popular on the internet – en bloc capsulectomies. There is even a website, “enblocsurgeons.com,” advertising surgeons who know how to “properly” treat breast implant illness. There are a few surgeons who do hundreds a year....
ULTRASOUND FOR DVT SURVEILLANCE
ULTRASOUND FOR DVT SURVEILLANCE A major complication of surgery is a blood clot that develops in the legs, called a deep venous thrombosis, or DVT. The clot may break loose and travel to the lungs, where it can cause a pulmonary embolism. The clot usually starts in...
Why Lifting the Breasts Doesn’t Work Without an Implant
You'd think that the plastic surgeon could take the breast tissue that has fallen, stuff it into the top of the breast, tighten the bottom part, and voila, the sagging breast is now a youthful attractive one. Problem is, it doesn't work. Women are not surprised when I...