All posts by Aguiar Plastic Surgery

  • 14Feb

    6. ALWAYS see the Surgeon– Always see the surgeon on your initial visit. The surgeon is the only one who can really evaluate you and how to best achieve your goals. See the surgeon before you even ask for pricing. Otherwise, you’ll end up not getting what you need and paying for something that will … Continue reading 12 Things You Should Know Before Having Plastic Surgery (Part 6 of 12)

  • 11Feb

    5.  Years of Experience & Reputation – Find someone who has years of practical plastic surgery experience. Currently any type of family doctors, OB GYN, Dentist, Nurse Practitioners, etc can do cosmetic procedures and surgery in their own office. But, want you really want is a board certified plastic surgeon with years of experience. Make … Continue reading 12 Things You Should Know Before Having Plastic Surgery (Part 5 of 12)

  • 24Jan

    Many doctors claim to be “board certified”, but in what specialty?  It is very difficult for consumers to navigate thru this tangled web of medicine.  Who’s qualified? Let’s put it this way?  Would you want a plastic surgeon delivering your baby?  Or how about performing a knee replacement?  Absurd right?!?!  But that is the reality … Continue reading 12 Things You Should Know Before Having Plastic Surgery (Part 4 of 12)

  • 21Jan

    In this day of technology, many of us rely on Google when looking for a good or service.  And that is true for plastic surgery and cosmetic procedures also.  However, you can’t rely on the internet alone. 3. Referrals – Always get referrals from a trusted source like your doctor or nurse. These are the … Continue reading 12 Things You Should Know Before Having Plastic Surgery (Part 3 of 12)

  • 14Jan

    Hopefully everyone had a safe and fun weekend.  Today, we are talking about hospital privileges. 2. Hospital Privileges – Does your doctor have Hospital Privileges for Plastic Surgery?   Many of those practicing cosmetic and plastic surgery do not have hospital privileges at all or might have them in other disciplines outside of plastic surgery. When … Continue reading 12 Things You Should Know Before Having Plastic Surgery (Part 2 of 12)

  • 10Jan

    Everyone has a lot of questions about plastic surgery and cosmetic procedures! As a consumer, it can be very difficult to navigate through all the information. Which doctor is most qualified, where does surgery take place, and what is the cost. Our goal with this report is to answer some of those burning questions. Over … Continue reading 12 Things You Should Know Before Having Plastic Surgery (Part 1 of 12)

  • 01Oct

    We are very excited to have the “official” Grand Opening of our Westchase office.  See details below and hope to see you there! New Location in Westchase 12015 Whitmarsh Lane Tampa, FL 33626 813-658-3600 The holidays are just around the corner and we want you to Look and Feel your BEST!! Join us for our … Continue reading GRAND OPENING!!

  • 28Sep

    For the past several weeks I have been watching people on facebook and the media taking sound bites from both Mitt Romney and Barack Obama and using them completely out of context.  Today, I have a new appreciation for their frustration. I was just given a copy of Star magazine in which I was quoted … Continue reading Tummy-tuck immediately after c-section? Not recommended!

  • 09Feb

    Tampa Plastic Surgeon is Honored with National Patients’ Choice Award Tampa, FL February 10, 2011:  Board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Joseph Aguiar of the industry leading Aguiar Plastic Surgery Center in Tampa, received the Vitals.com Patients’ Choice Award for 2010. This is particularly noteworthy because there are 720,000 practicing physicians in the United States and … Continue reading Tampa Plastic Surgeon is Honored with National Patients’ Choice Award

  • 06Jan

    New Data Reveals Plastic Surgery Spending is Rebounding with a Continuing Demand for Cosmetic Procedures in 2011. Tampa, FL (Vocus) December 13, 2010 Each year, millions of Americans invest in cosmetic procedures to gain a renewed sense of confidence and feel their best. However, as the economy experienced a dramatic downturn in 2009, so did plastic … Continue reading Men and Women are Spending More and More to Eliminate Signs of Aging as the Economy Improves