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Pain Control after Breast Augmentation

You may have heard from a friend how painful her breast augmentation was. We still see patients with stories of 6 week recoveries, and weeks of pain-pills.This was often complicated with pronounced episodes of nausea and vomiting. Luckily, this is now a thing of the past. We have developed an excellent protocol so your post surgical pain is quickly controlled. 1.) Even before your procedure we encourage you to be well rested and well hydrated. Fatigued and dehydrated patients can have a lot of trouble with prolonged recoveries. 2.) Prior to your arrival you’ll take a medication that decreases your … Continue reading  

Décolletage, Cleavage, Implant Separation

  Discussion of the expected cleavage is an important issue that is discussed during your consultation for breast augmentation. Making the wrong decision will adversely effect the aesthetic results of your breast augmentation.Below are four examples of poorly planned or poorly executed breast augmentation surgeries. In each case the décolletage issue was ignored and the results suffered.       Each of the cases show a widely separated space that was made worse with the wrong technique-implant combination.       These four cases were collected from a large plastic surgery website. Clueless operators ignored some of the key findings … Continue reading  

We Appreciate Your Feedback!

  Top 5 Most Helpful Reviews Yes, we live in a brave new Amazon world. Now, everything gets reviews on the internet, even your plastic surgeon. As you know we survey all our consultations and surgery patients on All reviews are transparent, published on the internet, available to the general public, the good and the bad. Reviews are very helpful to us and we love to hear from you. Below are a few reviews where the patient explains their experience in detail. We consider these are top 5 most helpful reviews. I felt very comfortable with Dr. Gouverne and … Continue reading  

General Cost of Plastic Surgery by Amanda Taylor, Aesthetic Surgery Coordinator for Dr. Gouverne

Q: How much does a typical plastic surgery procedure cost? A: This is the most common question future patients ask me before scheduling an appointment. I cannot give you an formal answer before Dr. Gouverne examines you. But you need a ballpark number at this point. Below is data from a large survey by actual plastic surgery patients on the website The table lists some of the most common operations and the average cost reported by thousands of patients, mostly in the US. The table also lists typical monthly payments if financing is used as reported by Obviously, … Continue reading  

Dr. Gouverne’s Top Five© Reasons For Picking A Private Surgery Suite:

I was considering having my surgery in a hospital setting because I thought it would be safer. I learned that there are excellent reasons why you should have a your procedure in a private surgery suite. I was delighted with my results click here to see results. Do you want your cosmetic surgery in a public hospital or public surgery clinic or in Dr Gouverne’s private surgery suite? Here are the top 5 reasons: 1. Do you mind less privacy? It is nearly impossible to keep your surgery private in a public institution. Your name is published on the OR … Continue reading  

Product Of The Month: March

The weather is starting to warm up and if you plan to be out enjoying the sun it is very important to take the appropriate precautions to protect your skin.  The Neocutis Journee is a multifunctional anti aging cream that provides broad-spectrum UVA/UVB SPF 30 protection as well as a blend of  hyaluronic acid and a powerful anti-oxidant mixture. This cream helps to rejuvenate, hydrate and protect your skin, as well as leaving your skin feeling nourished and revitalized in just one application! This cream also contains an anti-aging formula and is fragrance free. You can apply 15 minutes before sun … Continue reading  

Have You Been Thinking About Trying Wrinkle Fillers But Not Sure Where To Start Or If You’re Ready?

Dr. Gouverne offers a variety of fillers in his office including Restylane, Juvederm and now Perlane. During your private consultation Dr. Gouverne will evaluate your concerns and goals and recommend the best products for your needs. You don’t have to know all about fillers to get a great result – you’re in good hands! RESTYLANE: Is a synthetic filler made up of hyaluronic acid and used to plump and define lips. Restylane can also be used to fill lines around the mouth to give an overall rejuvenated appearance. Results are immediate and have little to no downtime mild bruising and swelling … Continue reading  

Product of the Month: February

OBAGI HYDRATE We all know how tough it can be keeping our faces moisturized during the winter months. Which is why the Obagi Hydrate has been the go to product this month. This moisturizer gives your face just the right amount of moisture without the feeling of being oily. If you have extremely dry skin and are looking for a more rich cream the Hydrate Luxe is the product for you. It is very important to take care of your skin and keep it moistrized. When your skin is not hydrated the outer layer of skin becomes dry and unable … Continue reading  

10 Reasons Women Need To Lift Weights

For years cardio has been the go to exercise to burn fat and lose weight. Many women associate weight lifting with getting “bulky” not anymore! Some of the benefits of weight lifting include burning fat and boosting your metabolism. As you lift weights and build muscle your body will actually get smaller and tighten. You should not use the scale to measure your weight loss since muscle weighs more than fat. The more accurate way to gauge your progress is to track your body fat percentage or use a measuring tape to determine the inches you lose.   CLICK HERE … Continue reading  

Red Flags That You’re Getting Your Botox From The Wrong “Professional”

As Botox injections continue to become more and more popular it is IMPORTANT that you do your RESEARCH before getting any type of injection. Several businesses advertise “price per unit” which usually sounds like a great deal unfortunately  as with everything else – YOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR. CLICK HERE to read the entire article from American Society For Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Please email our office or call (361) 993-2222 to schedule your consultation and we would be happy to help you with this most-important decision.

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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.