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A Little Fat Goes a Long Way

A new study suggests the key to long-term weight loss may not be a diet of rice cakes and celery sticks. Add a little peanut butter to these foods, however, and you may have found a recipe for success. Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Mass., compared the success rates of overweight people who followed a traditional low-fat diet with those who consumed a moderate-fat diet, which included healthy fats such as olive and canola oils, peanut butter and nuts. Both groups lost about the same amount of weight during the first six months of the diet, but … Continue reading  

Teens looking better

Teens looking better; some experts find cause to worry by Patricia Wen source: Star-Tribune Newspaper of the Twin Cities 01/01/2001 Some trademarks of the teenage face are eternal: the scowl, the eye roll, the smirk. The adolescent appearance has always had a certain rebellious sameness. But look closely at the current crop of teenagers and one indisputable fact becomes clear: They have better-looking faces than their parents did at the same age. New treatments for acne, crooked teeth and vision problems give today’s teens more options, even cures of sorts, for these scourges of adolescence. The nicknames Pizza Face, Metal … Continue reading  

Bariatric Surgery for Weight Reduction

Bariatric Surgery It’s not for everyone, but when it works, the results can be dramatic. By Catherine Guthrie Reviewed by Dr. Dominique S. Walton Dec. 18, 2000 — Two years ago, Rhonda Bailey was fat and miserable. The 38-year-old bore 245 pounds on her 5-foot-1 frame. Squeezing into a restaurant booth, airplane seat, or amusement park ride was unimaginable. Walking made her joints stiff and sore. She leaned heavily on a cane to get from the handicapped parking space to her desk at work. Today, Bailey is literally half the woman she used to be. Over the past 18 months, … Continue reading  

Outpatient surgery – Is it safe?

What You Should Know About the Safety of Outpatient Plastic Surgery When considering plastic surgery, it’s natural to focus more on the expected result than on the surgical process. However, to be fully informed, it’s important to learn about the safety of the procedure as well as the expected outcome. Although thousands of people have plastic surgery every year without complications, no surgical procedure is risk-free. To maximize safety, ensure that: your surgeon is adequately trained and is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery; the facility where your surgery will be performed conforms to strict safety standards; … Continue reading  

What you need to know before surgery

ASAPS Cosmetic Plastic Surgery Check List WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE SURGERY From the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) Check Description How to Check Board Certification Certification by an American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) recognized board that is appropriate to the procedure. American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) certification ensures in-depth plastic surgical training. ABPS: 215.587.9322 or www.abplsurg.org ABMS: www.abms.org Hospital Privileges Regardless of where the surgery is to be performed, the surgeon should have privileges to perform the procedure in an acute care hospital. Ask the professional staff office at the hospital to verify staff … Continue reading  

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Dr. Max Gouverne

Dr. Max Gouverne is a board-certified plastic surgeon in Corpus Christi with more than 20 years of practical experience. Paired with his approachable personality, his advanced knowledge and employment of leading-edge techniques ensure your utmost safety, comfort, and satisfaction.

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Dr. Max Gouverne, MD
Cosmetic Surgery

5642 Esplanade Drive
Corpus Christi, TX 78414

Phone (361) 993-2222 Monday–Thursday:
8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.–12 p.m.