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November Product Of The Month: OBAGI Professional-C Peptide Complex

This month, the Peptide Complex has been our top selling product. This product has been proven to improve the appearance of firmness, tone, fine lines and wrinkles. This product can also calm any inflammation while brightening the skin and leaving your skin feeling moisturized. For more information on any services or to schedule a consultation call 361-993-2222

Double Chin Treatment

To my patients We will be introducing a new drug KYBELLA™ previously known as ATX 101 for the nonsurgical treatment of double chin. (in 2-5 sessions of injections) This represents a significant addition in the way we treat double chin deformity Traditionally the best way the double chin was treated was with direct excision of the neck fat (often with the addition of a chin implant in a weak jaw) as part of the facelift surgery. Inpatients that did not require the face lift neck liposuction was offered. This was a rather risky operation riddled with postoperative deformities and occasional … Continue reading  

Dr. Gouverne’s Top Five© Why You May Not Like Your Sub-Muscular Augmentation

The sub muscular breast augmentation is the most common method that plastic surgeons perform and that patients request (we have previously posted a blog item on this and other methods) It is becoming more obvious now that there may be problems with this surgical approach. Below are my to five reasons why you may decide on an alternative method of breast augmentation. 1. Persistant Crease: Sub-muscular breast augmentation patients are frequently troubled by a pesky and persistent crease. The breast fold of your old anatomy will ride-up halfway on your new breast and show as a persistent crease. Often the … Continue reading  

Dr. Gouverne’s Top Five©Reasons Why You Should Not Have A Muscle Repair With Your Tummy Tuck

The re-tightening of the myo-fascial envelope during an abdominoplasty is the one maneuver that will prolong your recovery beyond the usual 10 days. The repair is usually under significant tension and can be more painful. We reserve this move for only specific indications. below are my top five reasons not to tighten your muscles with your abdominoplasty. 1. The most common reason is that you are in great shape with excellent muscle strength and the only problem is the excess skin that you grew during your childbearing years. Adding the muscle repair will delay your recovery, add more pain, prolong … Continue reading  

Dr. Gouverne’s Top Five©Reasons Why You Should Have A Muscle Repair With Your Tummy Tuck

The re-tightening of the myo-fascial envelope during an abdominoplasty is the one maneuver that will prolong your recovery beyond the usual 10 days. The repair is usually under significant tension and can be more painful. We reserve this move for only specific indications. Below are my top five reasons to tighten your muscles with your abdominoplasty. 1. The most common reason is for the repair of midline hernias. This usually happens after some previous surgical intervention. Hernias are common after laparoscopic surgery and after gastric bypass operations 2. After significant stretching in childbirth. In a small woman with a narrow … Continue reading  

October Product Of The Month: Neocutis Journee

JOURNÉE is a multifunctional cream that helps restore moisture while also providing protection from the sun. A blend of PSP®, hyaluronic acid, powerful anti-oxidants help rejuvenate, hydrate, protect, nourish and revitalize the appearance of your skin. Daily use of JOURNÉE provides the following benefits:* Helps smooth the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles Provides hydration for radiant, luminous skin Reduces the risk of daily environmental stressors with a powerful anti-oxidant blend of polyphenol-rich Green Tea extract, stabilized Vitamins C and E, plus Melanin Protects against of photo-aging or photo-damage with UVA/UVB broad-spectrum sunscreen Decrease the risk of skin cancer and … Continue reading  

Dr. Gouverne’s Top Five© Reasons You Don’t Need To Lose (anymore) Weight Before Your Body Contouring Surgery

One of the biggest issues for body contouring surgery (tummy-tuck, liposuction, body-lift, BBL etc.) is the issue of excess body weight. Should you be more fit prior to your surgery or can you have your surgery at this point? Below are my top five reasons for dropping weight after your surgery. 1. You have been successful with your fitness program and you are about 10-15 pounds away from your goal. Usually the excess skin is a big issue now and your contour is frustratingly failing to improve. Surgery at this point is highly successful and one year from now most … Continue reading  

Dr. Gouverne’s Top Five© Reasons Why a Body Lift ( a belt lipectomy) Is a Better Option Than a Tummy Tuck For Trunk Contouring

With so many patients now presenting after massive weight loss I am often asked to do a tummy-tuck when a body lift is a better option. How do I decide on which operation is correct for you? An abdominoplasty leaves an incision only in the anterior bikini-line, but a body lift makes a mark all the way around your trunk. This is an important decision for you because making the wrong choice will leave you with a suboptimal result. 1. After circumferential weight loss. In bariatric surgery patients that were very full in the lower body (Pear shape) there is … Continue reading  

Dr. Gouverne’s Top Five© Reasons You Should Lose Weight Before Your Body Contouring Surgery

One of the biggest issues for body contouring surgery (tummy-tuck, liposuction, body-lift, BBL etc.) is the issue of excess body weight. Should you be more fit prior to your surgery or can you have your surgery at this point? Below are my top five reasons for dropping weight first. 1. You are now at your heaviest in your life, you are still gaining weight, and you have failed various weight-loss programs. This is the most common reason we reject patients for surgery now. There is excellent evidence that surgical candidates in this predicament will not do well. They have higher … Continue reading  

Everything You Should Read Prior To Your Tummy Tuck Surgery Consultation

Prior to your tummy tuck surgery consultation most patients like to do a lot of research. They want to learn about the many details of this type of surgery. Do I need to lose weight prior to the surgery? How far from my ideal weight do I need to be? Do I need liposuction for my abdominal contouring or is an abdominoplasty the correct choice? Do I need extensive muscle repair or is this even necessary for me? Below are a number of Dr Gouverne’s top fives to answer your questions.   No Drain Tummy Tuck Dr. Gouverne’s Top Five© … 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.